Editors' Blog

Green Living editors dish on the latest trends and happenings in sustainability.

Top headlines, eco sinners and not-to-be-missed happenings in the sustainability movement this week—written by Lyndsie Bourgon

Okay. You know something has to be done about climate change, but you’re a little rusty on all the facts. Here’s a handy compendium of the five scientific facts you have to know about climate changes. (Source: Ars Technica)

You can use those facts and these arguments around at the holiday party or dinner table as well. Scientific American brings you answers to some of the questions climate change deniers ask. (Source: Scientific American)

Environmentalists heading to the United Nations talks in Copenhagen this month are using unique ways to get there and back. Here are some environmentally friendly options for travel to Denmark. (Source: TreeHugger)

A new poll proves that Canadians aren’t ignoring climate change. The survey from Harris-Decima showed that most Canadians think climate change is the planet’s ‘defining crisis.’ (Source: Toronto Star)

The head of a green university in India has been tapped to run Yale’s new Climate and Energy Institute. Rajendra Pachauri has already led TERI University in Asia, and will head to Yale’s new school, which hopes to support graduate studies, conferences and research in environmental studies. (Source: Global Post)

There are many endangered animals out there, but the Endangered Species Coalition has released a list that shows which ones are in trouble due to global warming threats. The Kauai Creeper bird, lynxes and salmon are all included. (Source: Mother Jones)

And finally, if you are looking for live reporting from the Summit itself, check out these top quality blogs:

Top Canadian blogs to follow

http://thestar.blogs.com/copenhagen/

http://www.zerocarboncanada.ca/

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/12/climate-express-copenhagen-slideshow.php?campaign=daily_nl

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/blog/2009/dec/04/copenhagen-climate-change-conference-liveblog

 

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