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Argentina Urges Foreign Role in Paper Mill Dispute
April 20, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

Argentine President Nestor Kirchner urged all sides Wednesday to try to resolve a dispute over two paper mills being built in neighboring Uruguay that have raised environmental concerns.

Community and Trade -- A Guest Commentary
April 20, 2006 12:00 AM - Steven J. Moss, San Francisco Community Power

“Cap and trade” has become the rallying cry for many environmentalists seeking a solution to global climate change. Under a cap and trade approach, limits would be imposed on the amount of greenhouse gases a polluter can emit.

California Biologists Find Finches Ailing
April 20, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

A bacterialike disease that can cause blindness in birds has been detected for the first time in wild finches in California, the state Department of Fish and Game said.

Tiny Reactor Boosts Biodiesel Production
April 20, 2006 12:00 AM - William McCall, Associated Press

A tiny chemical reactor that can convert vegetable oil directly into biodiesel could help farmers turn some of their crops into homegrown fuel to operate agricultural equipment instead of relying on costly imported oil.

Former Exxon Boss Says Critics 'Don't Understand' Oil
April 20, 2006 12:00 AM - Robert Campbell, Reuters

In a speech this week, combative former ExxonMobil CEO Lee Raymond blasted politicians, the U.S. car industry, Wall Street, environmentalists and other critics of the oil industry for what he said was their failure to understand the nature of the energy business.

Act Now on Climate Change, Scientists Urge Canada
April 20, 2006 12:00 AM - David Ljunggren, Reuters

Unless Canada's new government moves quickly to tackle global warming the country's economy and quality of life will increasingly suffer in decades to come, 90 top environmental experts told Prime Minister Stephen Harper in an open letter.

Most Portugal Wildlife under Threat, Study Says
April 20, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

More than half of Portugal's bird, animal and fish species face some degree of threat, mostly from human action, according to a government study released on Wednesday.

Community and Trade
April 20, 2006 12:00 AM - Steven J. Moss, San Francisco Community Power

(By Steven J. Moss) “Cap and trade” has become the rallying cry for many environmentalists seeking a solution to global climate change. Under a cap and trade approach, which is already widely employed as part of traditional air quality programs, limits would be imposed on the amount of greenhouse gases a polluter can emit.

Yellow Dust Storm Hits Korean Peninsula
April 19, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

A sand storm that covered homes and streets in the Chinese capital with a brownish-yellow dust has clogged the air over the Korean peninsula, weather officials said on Tuesday.

Endangered Sei Whale Ends Up in Baltimore
April 19, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Marine biologists were conducting a necropsy Tuesday on a 35-foot, 17,000-pound sei whale that apparently became attached to a container ship and was dragged into Baltimore's harbor.

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