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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: October 26, 2009

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October 26, 2009

Daily Roundup: October 26, 2009

3. 5. 0. Saturday was the International Day of Climate Action, and people around the world showed their concern by portraying the number 350 (in parts per million, the amount of carbon dioxide that’s the safe upper limit) in every way possible. Treehugger, GreenMuze, and CNN

Executive Frown:
The Obama administration confronted the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, America's most powerful business organization, about the chamber’s skeptical position on climate change. Los Angeles Times

The Tab: The EPA estimated that passing the climate bill would raise a typical U.S. household's annual energy costs by about $100. About.com

BioBad? The current laws regulating biofuels may worsen climate change, according to scientists, because the government doesn't keep track of their carbon emissions. NPR

Green Glitz: Last night’s Environmental Media Association awards (EMAs), which honors green people in the entertainment industry, bestowed recognition on Sir Richard Branson, Jason Mraz, and the producers of the film 2012. Presenters included Harrison Ford, Ed Begley Jr., Amy Smart, and other eco-celebs. Ecorazzi

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