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Envoy: U.S. Greenhouse Gas Growth Slowing
October 6, 2005 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press

The chief U.S. negotiator on global warming acknowledged Wednesday the nation's glacial pace in reducing greenhouse gases and said even that might not continue in the future.

Genzyme Thinks 'Green' for New Labs
October 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Stephen Heuser, The Boston Globe

Riding a wave of acquisitions and upbeat financial news, Genzyme Corp. will start construction next month on its largest research facility, a six-story glass-walled laboratory in Framingham that the company hopes will be the first American research lab to win a "green building"

GM Plans Fuel-Cell Propulsion Vehicles
October 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Randolph Heaster, Kansas City Star

A future in which cars operate without using petroleum-based fuels, run hundreds of miles before refueling and emit only water is closer than you might think.

Toyota's Environmental Progress
October 6, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Toyota released its most recent environmental update this week.

Courthouse Project Spotlighted at World Sustainable Building Conference
October 6, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

The Alfred A. Arraj United States Courthouse located in Denver, Colorado, was recently highlighted at the 2005 World Sustainable Building Conference in Tokyo, Japan.

Hydrogen Hybrid Vehicles Set to Showcase Solid H2 Storage
October 6, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Even as hydrogen fuel cell vehicles gather increasing attention, it's a less exotic - and these days a surprisingly more mainstream - auto technology that's set to showcase the near-term viability of hydrogen fuel.

Agencies Agree on Hanford Canyon Cleanup
October 5, 2005 12:00 AM - Shannon Dininny, Associated Press

State and federal officials announced Tuesday a plan to clean up a highly contaminated World War II-era chemical plant at Washington's Hanford nuclear reservation.

Hunger Crisis Looms as Malawi's Lean Season Comes Early
October 5, 2005 12:00 AM - Clare Nullis, Associated Press

Dona Kijani dives into a crocodile infested river for water lilies, dicing with death for tubers that are barely edible and give her children diarrhea. She says it is her only source of food.

House Pulses with Solar Energy
October 5, 2005 12:00 AM - Mike Drummond, The Charlotte Observer, N.C.

Jeff Martin bear-hugs a massive, insulated 1,000-gallon water tank in his basement. "This," he proclaims, "is the heart of the house." It's an apt metaphor. Solar thermal panels on his roof heat water that circulates around the heart-tank, and keeps his family of four in more hot water than they can use.

Environmentalists and Industry Head for Clash on New EU Chemicals Law
October 5, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Environmentalists claimed victory in a key European Parliament vote on a new chemicals law Tuesday, paving the way for a clash with pro-business groups at a full legislative ballot next month.

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