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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: August 18, 2011

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August 18, 2011

Daily Roundup: August 18, 2011

Sequel: Hinkley, California — home of Erin Brockovich — is gearing up for another environmental war with PG&E. New York Times

Adaptation: Malaria-spreading mosquitoes have developed a resistance to the insecticide on bed nets in Senegal. BBC 

Getting Hot: U.S. carbon dioxide emissions jumped 4% in 2010, likely because of the recession manufacturing rebound. Reuters

Pipe Dreams: Despite the corporation's dismal safety record, TransCanada says its Keystone XL Pipeline will be the safest in the United States. ThinkProgress

Big Deal: The world’s soon-to-be-largest solar power plant has changed the technology it plans to use. Reuters 

--Mimi Dwyer

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