Daily Roundup: December 21, 2009
Two Degrees Too Many: Leaf-eating monkey populations in Africa are most threatened by extinction from a two-degree Celsius increase in global mean temperature, according to a paper published by Animal Behaviour. ScienceDaily
British Boiling Point: British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is furious at the way the Copenhagen summit concluded, citing that a handful of countries hindered a climate deal. Reuters
Robots to the Rescue: Experts part of the Robotic Rehabilitation of Aging Water Pipelines project are working on developing robots that could help repair over two million miles of aging US water pipes, a project that could save $245 billion dollars. Treehugger
LED-ing by Example: With LEDs using up to 90 percent less energy and lasting 10 times longer than incandescent bulbs, interest in the bulbs have increased significantly and it has been estimated LED holiday light strings could account for 25-50 percent of total holiday light sales this year. Green Inc.