Happy midweek! Here are a few great stories to help you through your day.

What's greener- white or black boards?

• Amy Goodman talks about Van Jones and the boycott of Glenn Beck.

• Tech firms tackle data center energy use.

• Phil Kerpen, Director of Policy of American for Prosperity, maps out why and how he went after Van Jones.


• Algae powered car will try to cross U.S. on 25 gallons of fuel.

• Iceland is defending hunting 94 fin whales.

• Are controlled burns worth it?

• Activist climbers shut down a mountaintop removal dragline with a good ol' fashioned banner drop.

• Rubber recycling giant Magnum D'Or Resources bought a huge Colorado tire dump and will start turning the tires into new products.



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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.