Environmental news you need to know

Environmental news you need to know

A tree grows in Brooklyn…a million of them

“Bloomberg and Bette Midler, the founder of the New York Restoration Project, which is devoted to maintaining public spaces, today formally began the Million Trees NYC campaign, an initiative to plant one million trees throughout New York City’s five boroughs by 2017.”

Let there be light? The European Union takes a stand on incandescents

“Once the symbol for inspiration or a eureka moment, the incandescent lightbulb has taken on a whole new iconic status — that of public enemy number one in the battle against climate change.”

They’re not hitting the bottle — cities commit to choosing tap.

“Cities around the nation are joining influential restaurateurs and activists in a public campaign to be launched Wednesday to convince consumers to choose tap water over bottles.”

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