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Pearl Jam to Offset Climate Footprint of 2006 World Tour

Continuing its commitment to reduce the negative impacts associated with climate change, Pearl Jam announced today that it has partnered again with Conservation International (CI) to help offset the carbon footprint associated with its 2006 concert tour.


Glory Mission to Include Cloud Cameras to Monitor Global Environmental Changes

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp will design and build two cloud cameras for the Glory mission under contract to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.


Space Environmentalism?

The publication of Space: The Fragile Frontier, a new book by Mark Williamson, marks a crossroads in space exploration and development.


Illinois Global Warming Pollution Up Steeply Since 1990

Carbon dioxide emissions from Illinois sources jumped 32.


Almost a Quarter of All Disease Caused by Environmental Exposure

As much as 24% of global disease is caused by environmental exposures which can be averted.


Diversity of World's Crops to be Protected by Arctic Ice and Polar Bears

On an island near the North Pole, heads of State from five Nordic countries and the Global Crop Diversity Trust laid the cornerstone today for a "fail-safe" seed vault to be carved into an Arctic mountain.


Green Energy Virtual Stock Challenge -- Are You the Ultimate Green Technology Investor?

Green technology Investor portals RenewableEnergyStocks and GreenTechInvestor present "The Ultimate Green Tech Investor Virtual Stock Trading Contest" -- a chance to win a ZAP electric car or electric scooter as well as gain a valuable education on green technology over the course of this summer's virtual trading competition.


Governor Blagojevich signs new law reducing idling from diesel-engine vehicles

Governor Rod Blagojevich today signed House Bill 4782 into law, which prevents stationary diesel vehicles of more than 8,000 pounds from idling for more than 10 minutes in the Chicagoland area and in the St Louis Metro-East Region.



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