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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: January 26, 2010

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January 26, 2010

Daily Roundup: January 26, 2010

Cash Concern: Bill Gates is bothered that the money being devoted to fighting climate change could be going to a cause closer to his heart: health issues in developing nations. Reuters

Winds of Change:
New research shows that climate change may bring about twice as many strong hurricanes, especially in the U.S. Southeast and the Caribbean. National Geographic

Burning Issue:
A new study suggests that the flame-retardant chemicals found in many common household items effectively decrease female fertility. Los Angeles Times

Power of Omission:
Greenies are anxious that Barack Obama won’t discuss climate change during his State of the Union address tomorrow evening. Guardian

Heck NO2: The EPA yesterday cracked down further on the pollutant nitrogen dioxide to protect Americans from short-term exposure to it. The agency also mandated monitoring of its levels near major roads. Scientific American
--Avital Binshtock

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