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Green Political Spotlight This Week: What Exactly is a “Green” Job?

Quite a bit of talk has been floating around about saving our planet – and our economy – by creating green jobs since U.S. President Barack Obama entered the Oval Office in 2009. Many believe the creation of green jobs is a noteworthy cause, but political disputes recently have arisen as to what a green job really is. Sure, a ...

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Five Green Technology Trends This Week: Turning Peanut Butter Cookies “Green”

This week, being environmentally responsible doesn’t have to be boring. In fact, it can be more tasty than ever. From going green with a spoonful of peanut butter to embracing the planet by embracing organically grown veggies for your new homemade salsa, many individuals are finding tasty ways to reduce their ecological footprint in addition to the usual methods of ...

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Chicago Green Music Festival Arrives This Summer

More than just grass will be green this summer at the Wicker Park in Chicago – the home of U.S. Green Technology – where a multitude of thousands of music lovers will descend to rock to new favorite jams as they raise awareness about the planet at the Chicago Green Music Festival on June 23-24. In just a couple of ...

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Green World News This Week: India’s Surat Becomes Nation’s First Eco-City

Oz had its Emerald City, and India has its Diamond City – also known as Surat, which is known for its vibrant diamond industry. But that’s not enough for this city in India, which also is striving to step up its place in the global green race by turning this Diamond City known for its “bling” into an Eco City ...

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Green U.S. News This Week: Prius Hybrids Take off in U.S.

Toyota Prius

Despite criticism from some that green vehicles simply are not a viable option for helping America to become greener and less dependent on gasoline, Toyota in the United States is demonstrating that U.S. drivers are saying otherwise – its green Prius hybrid  has given the Japanese company three of the top 10 models in 2012 so far. The hybrid Prius ...

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Green GQ This Week: Green Luxury Diaper Bags

When you think about your favorite high-end items, you may think about a nice diamond set for Mom or a classy motorcycle for Dad. But, what about Baby? Even at just a few days old, Baby can enjoy a high-end item of his or her own – one that is green and handy wherever he or she goes: a green ...

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Women in Green This Week: Trina Edmonds

You probably already know what’s in your children’s lunchbox – maybe a bologna sandwich or some fruit snacks and milk. However, do you really know what’s in your kids’ lunchbox – the actual container itself? One mom asked that same question one day, and that one question turned into a business that Trina Edmonds now calls BumbleGear – a business ...

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