Sunday, December 18, 2011

In Case You Missed It - The Week of December 11-December 17

* The World Wildlife Fund claims that Asia Pulp & Paper has engaged in "greenwashing," has mislead the public, and has improperly cut sections of Indonesian rainforest.

* Youth farms and school gardens provide an outlet for New Orleans teens.

* "U.S. Department of Agriculture Releases Stricter Standards for Decreasing Use of Fertilizers"

* Yale engineers have made great strides in improving the efficiency of solar panels.

* And the first U.S. off-shore wind farm is in the state of........Texas? 

* A record number of renewable energy patents were handed out in the third quarter of 2011.

* Colorado and Texas adopt rules requiring companies to disclose the chemicals used in fracking.

* A study finds that children suffering from ADHD can reduce symptom severity by getting more "Green Time" outdoors.

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