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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: June 1, 2009

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June 01, 2009

Daily Roundup: June 1, 2009

Flame Broiled:  The Burger King Corporation denied that the "Global Warming Is Baloney" signs on two Memphis, Tennessee franchises reflect the fast food company's official stance on climate change. Ecorazzi and The Flyer

Pigs Pull Their Weight: U.N. scientists say livestock produces 18 percent of global greenhouse gasses. Some farmers are reducing emissions by turning animal waste into biogas. Associated Press

Fit for a Queen: Gaining ground on compact fluorescent bulbs, LED lighting is being used to light city streets, conference rooms, and even Buckingham Palace. New York Times

Can I Get You a Goat With That? Mitsubishi Motors is offering a free goat to every New Zealander who purchases a new truck. Green Daily and Courier Mail

Spotted: Guano-stained ice visible in satellite photos helped scientists find ten new colonies of emperor penguins in Antarctica. Reuters

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