Thursday links: Wind power, e-bikes, and abandoned coal towns
A photographer shoots video in abandoned coal country, scientists find BPA throughout the entire ocean, and have you heard of the Yike Bike?
Thu, Mar 25 2010 at 5:30 PM
Happy Thursday! It's nearly weekend! It's happened again- my browser is stuffed with more great greener stories than I can handle and I'm having a hard time picking one to focus on. So, I'm going to throw them all your way. Here's a bunch of good stories to feed your news fix.
Lovely- a survey of 200 ocean spots around the world has found the harmful synthetic compound bisphenol A, aka BPA, aka the chemical that took down Sigg
, in all of them.
The Yike Bike is a foldable electric bike that looks pretty awesome to boot.
I lived in Colorado for six years and both my daughters were born there, so I was especially proud when I read this news. Fantastic!
Wait, this has nothing to do with the environment? How'd this get in here!? ;p
Jim Lo Scalzo shoot this video of abandoned coal country towns and facilities like a photographer. The results are visually engaging. Watch this one on full screen.
Marc Gunther (no known relation) rips a list of the top 100 best corporate citizens put together by Corporate Responsibility Magazine that leaves out Timberland and Whole Foods while including ExxonMobile and Yum! brands which owns KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell.
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