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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: September 23, 2009

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September 23, 2009

Daily Roundup: September 23, 2009

Red Alert: A dramatic dust storm whose cause may be attributable to a severe climate-change-induced drought turned Sydney, Australia, a Mars-like red. Reuters and Wired

Clear Dealings:
The EPA will now require some 10,000 major greenhouse-gas offenders like coal plants and car factories, to report their emissions. Scientific American

Substantial Vapor:
With natural gas sneaking up on Big Oil’s market share, major players like Exxon are taking a long look at getting back in the shale game. NPR

Plugged In: The Obama administration granted Fisker Automotive, a company that makes plug-in hybrids, a low-interest $529 million loan to develop its next two vehicle models, Karma (a sedan) and Project Nina. The company expects to compete with Tesla Motors. Los Angeles Times

Going For Gold:
To bolster Rio de Janeiro’s 2016 Olympic bid, Brazilians have planted more than 3,000 trees in the city as part of their "Carbon Zero 2016" campaign. Rio is up against Chicago, Madrid, and Tokyo for the honor; the winner will be announced Oct. 2. Yahoo! News

--Avital Binshtock


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