Happy Wednesday! Here are some good stories to help you ride through the day.

Wind power grew 39% in 2009. Huzzah.

• This ice fishing video has some pretty cool footage shot from beneath the ice.

• This is as pure awesome as it gets- artist Jeremy Dean cut up a Hummer H2 and turned it into a horse carriage.

• Have you heard? (Smart) mud is the new plastic.

Why do TV weathermen deny climate change?

• I don't see why anyone is surprised at the news that lawns aren't CO2 sinks.

• The new jet engine inspired FloDesign wind turbine claims to be 3-4 times more efficient than the traditional prop style. This could very well be the future of wind power, check it out

• Did European retailers pass off GMO cotton as organic?

• Haiti should be built strong and solar powered.

• Yes! TerraCycle, one of the coolest companies around in my opinion, will begin upcycling pens and markers.

• And Yes!, the Recovery Act is working.

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Shea Gunther is a podcaster, writer, and entrepreneur living in Portland, Maine. He hosts the popular podcast "Marijuana Today Daily" and was a founder of Renewable Choice Energy, the country's leading provider of wind credits and Green Options. He plays a lot of ultimate frisbee and loves bad jokes.