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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: November 22, 2010

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November 22, 2010

Daily Roundup: November 22, 2010

Plot Thickens: An influential 2006 congressional report, which raised concerns about the validity of climate change, has been found to be partly plagiarized from Wikipedia, among other disreputable sources. USA Today

Dubious Record: Driven by booming coal-powered economies in China, India, and Brazil, 2010 global carbon emissions are on track to hit an all-time high. Reuters

Tough as Coal: Environmental groups' campaigns against coal have led miners, in defense of their livelihood, to fight back. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Chernobyl Afloat? To power their northern cities and offshore drilling efforts, Russian officials are pushing for floating nuclear power plants atop barges. Time

Bad Medicine: San Francisco supervisors will vote whether to become the first U.S. city to force pharmaceutical companies to buy back and dispose of excess or expired medicine. San Francisco Chronicle

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