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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: July 16, 2010

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July 16, 2010

Daily Roundup: July 16, 2010

Hard to Believe: BP reports that it has stopped the flow of oil into the Gulf, at least for now. Many people worry that BP is lying. Los Angeles Times and Yahoo! News

June Doom: Last month was the planet’s hottest June since the NOAA started keeping track of temperatures in 1880. Guardian

Victory for Trees:
Worldwide, illegal logging rates decreased by more than 20% since 2002, says a new report. Nature

Forecast: Sun and Wind: More than 50% of new electricity sources in the U.S. and Europe are renewable. Scientific American

Electrified Ride:
Obama got a ride in Chevy’s new plug-in car, the Volt. Meanwhile, Toyota and Tesla are teaming up to develop an all-electric RAV4. GM News and Los Angeles Times

--Avital Binshtock

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