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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: July 12, 2011

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July 12, 2011

Daily Roundup: July 12, 2011

Truth Redux: Al Gore announced today that he is trading his Alliance for Climate Protection for a new model: the Climate Reality Project, which will emphasize education over lobbying. Time 

Charge It: MIT scientists have discovered how to print photovoltaic cells on paper and fabric (opening up new fashion possibilities) — but the solar cells' efficiency needs to be improved. Treehugger

Recreational Wrath: Angry Minnesotans have vandalized facilities at the state's closed parks following Minnesota's government shutdown last Friday. Upnorthica

Losing Waste: When Dartmouth College replaced employees' waste buckets with itty-bitty cans, the school reduced its trash output by 200 tons. New York Times 

Not Just Niña: By blaming the current 14-state drought on La Niña, Monday’s New York Times article left an elephant standing in the newsroom: climate change. Climate Central

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