Quick Green Reads For The Weekend Volume 137.

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With about 10 weeks until the global summit on climate change in Copenhagen, what is the latest science telling us? In brief, climate-warming predictions of three or four years ago are already out of date. New science suggests an even faster warming than had been thought possible.

One day while complaining about having to purchase new diapers on Facebook, an old friend from elementary school suggested that I try the Gro Baby System from The Natural Baby Company. I went online to check them out and learned that though these diapers are pretty new, they sure are giving the leading cloth diaper manufacturer a run for their money! Of course I ordered a sample pack immediately. Here is what I love about them.

Brad Pitt joined President Bill Clinton on the stage at this year’s Clinton Global Initiative in New York City to talk about the Make It Right campaign, a project that Brad Pitt started in 2007 to help rebuild the lower 9th ward in New Orleans.

Mike Lieberman is the Urban Organic Gardener. Living in the concrete jungle that is New York city hasn’t stopped Mike from growing his own food and composting his own food waste. Here’s how he did it.

A full 6.3 degree global temperature is now forecasted. That might sound pleasant if you live in Vermont where summer temperatures are a modest 85 degrees, but if you are one of the nearly one billion people who could be displaced by the resulting global sea rise of 10 meters (or more) you should be very, very worried.

And finally, some great news – After being hunted to near extinction, the population of humpbacks near British Columbia has increased and there are signs it may come off the endangered species list next year.

Have a great weekend!

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  1. I’ve read quite a bit about Brad Pitt and his work in New Orleans. It truly is quite impressive!
    OH! You’re my new favorite blogger fyi

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