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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: February 1, 2010

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February 01, 2010

Daily Roundup: February 1, 2010

Worst of Crimes? Osama bin Laden, via a newly released audiotape, blamed the U.S. and its currency for climate change. He also named Americans “the true terrorists” and called for a boycott of American products. New York Times

Still In: Yesterday was the deadline for nations to sign onto the Copenhagen Accord. Fifty-seven countries, including the U.S., China, India, and the entire E.U., reaffirmed the commitments they made in Denmark in December. Sierra Club and Treehugger

Money Talks: Obama's new $3.8-trillion budget includes funding for clean energy, eliminates fossil-fuel subsidies, and calls on Congress to create market-based ways to reduce emissions to 17 percent below 2005 levels by 2020. Greenwire

Going Public: Electric-car maker Tesla is planning a $100-million IPO. Though it’s unclear exactly when the company will start selling shares, financial experts anticipate that the offering will do quite well. Los Angeles Times

Voicing Concern: During last night’s Grammy Awards, Michael Jackson’s Earth Song was reprised by Smokey Robinson, Celine Dion, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, and Usher. Lionel Richie introduced the performance, emphasizing Jackson’s fear that nature is being destroyed. Ecorazzi

--Avital Binshtock

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