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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: October 21, 2009

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October 21, 2009

Daily Roundup: October 21, 2009

Best Friends Forever? India and China agreed to be allies during negotiations at the December climate summit in Copenhagen. Associated Press

Here's the Catch: According to a recent study, electric cars will not be much greener than petroleum-powered cars if the United States continues to generate power by burning coal. Reuters

Separate Lives: A San Francisco ordinance took effect today that requires residents to separate their compost and recyclables. Examiner and New York Times

The Game Plan: The European Union's planned proposal for the Copenhagen summit includes a 20 percent cut in global emissions by ships and a 10 percent cut in aviation emissions. Wall Street Journal

Good Growing: Researchers at Oregon State University and the Pacific Northwest Research Station predict an increase in the productivity of the region's high-elevation forests due to global warming. Science Daily

--Della Watson

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