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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: November 11, 2009

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November 11, 2009

Daily Roundup: November 11, 2009

Now or Never: A new report warns that failing to reach a global climate deal in Copenhagen would lead to considerable warming, and current policies would only increase energy demand. New York Times

Leading by Example: Rather than wait for Copenhagen, Kenya announced it would increase its efforts to pursue reforestation and renewable energy to help fight climate change. Reuters

Alternative Tree-ty: Georgia Tech Professor Brian Stone believes policymakers should pay equal attention to the impacts of land-use changes such as deforestation, as well as greenhouse-gas emissions, during the Copenhagen summit. ScienceDaily

Grand, Smelly Idea: U.K. companies Versus Energy and Knowaste have partnered to develop a new diaper-recycling plant powered 100 percent by the organic stuff in disposable diapers. CleanTechnica

Strange Delivery: A pregnant shark in a New Zealand aquarium gave birth to eight babies after a bite from another shark caused four of them to escape through the subsequent wound. BBC News

--Michael Mullaley


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