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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: February 2, 2010

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February 02, 2010

Daily Roundup: February 2, 2010

Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow today, portending six more weeks of winter weather. Meanwhile, zoos are using the occasion to draw attention to the plight of the groundhog’s endangered cousins: prairie dogs. National Geographic and Scientific American

War on Warming:
A new Pentagon report identifies climate change as being a destabilizing force in world politics and becoming a likely source of nation-against-nation conflict. Dot Earth (NYT) and Treehugger

Slick Spending:
Oil and gas companies set a record last year in terms of how much they spent on their political lobbying efforts: at least $154 million. That’s 16 percent more than the $132 million they spent in 2008. Greenwire

Not Left Behind:
Obama’s new education budget accounts for environmental literacy, the first time a federal budget has done so. No Child Left Inside Coalition

World of Praise:
Avatar nabbed nine Oscar nominations this morning, including one for best picture. Ecorazzi

--Avital Binshtock


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