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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: April 3, 2009

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April 03, 2009

Daily Roundup: April 3, 2009

Vanishing Subject: British landscape artist David Hockney had planned to paint a particular stand of trees in Yorkshire during each of the four seasons. One small problem: The forest was felled before Hockney could complete the series. Treehugger

Warming Premiums: An industry survey conducted by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners asks insurance companies to consider the effects of climate change and how they will mitigate the related risks. Scientific American

We'll Make More: Demand for Mitsubishi's new electric vehicle is so strong that the carmaker has decided to increase production. The i MiEV is set to debut this July in Japan, and 2,000 advance orders have been placed. Earth2Tech

Blowin' in the Wind: Energy produced from wind farms off the Atlantic coast could meet 25 percent of the national demand, says an Interior Department report. Los Angeles Times

Oh, Canada! Canada has vowed to fight the European Union's proposal to ban the trade of seal products. Canadian Press

--Della Watson

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