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How Green are Fireworks?

Article: How Green are Fireworks?

For 231 years, the United States has celebrated the nation’s independence (and its birthday) on July 4. For many of those years, many of us have celebrated by shooting off fireworks or otherwise blowing stuff up. Put in those terms, it seems like an odd way to celebrate, so we got to wondering: how green…

EU Environment Commissioner 'Not Impressed' with George Bush

Article: EU Environment Commissioner 'Not Impressed' with George Bush

Stavros Dimas, the European Union Environment Commissioner released the following statement to the press regarding the U.S. and the recent plea made by George Bush that 15 major countries meet and talk about goals to prevent climate change: “The declaration by President Bush basically restates the U.S. classic line on climate change — no mandatory…