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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: November 3, 2010

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November 03, 2010

Daily Roundup: November 3, 2010

Step Forward and Back: California voters defeated Proposition 23, a Texas-oil-funded initiative to repeal the Western state's law to fight climate change. However, Proposition 26 passed, meaning that California may have a tougher time regulating greenhouse gases. Los Angeles Times and Greenwire

Not a Believer: Republicans gained control of the House of Representatives; its speaker will be John Boehner, who says carbon dioxide doesn't harm the environment. Green (NYT)

Global Perspective: Europe's car makers have slashed emission levels faster than expected. Meanwhile, Chinese leaders emphasized the importance of international collaboration to minimize pollution. Houston Chronicle and Yahoo! News

Sad Ending: India's wild owl population is in decline. Many say Harry Potter is to blame. AFP

Pageanting Ethics: The new Miss World is a vegetarian. Ecorazzi

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