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lce Collapse in the Arctic

Last week, as we sipped on cups of cider with family and friends, an ice shelf the size of Manhattan fell into the sea off of Northern Canada. Being that ice shelves, once fallen, tend not to hop back up and reattach themselves, we were left fretting over what such a fall portends. Luke Copland, a bonafide Glaciologist at the University of Ottawa, stopped by to tell us. LISTEN (7 min)

US reliance on OPEC reaches 15-year high

Apparently, no one can find any reasons not to buy tons of oil from OPEC. No strings attached whatsoever! But seriously folks, as US reliance on OPEC’s "black gold" reaches a 15-year high, Jerome Ringo, President of the Apollo Alliance, breaks down their ten point plan to break our addiction to oil. LISTEN (11 min)

Image: Climate Change Poster Art

Treehugger Thursday


On the first Treehugger Thursday of 2007, Simran Sethi gets the Resolutions of several Eco Movers and Shakers, including Ideal Bite founders Heather Stephenson and Jen Boulden, model and TV media host Summer Rayne Oakes, Big Green Apple Author Ben Jervey, sustainable design guru Jill Fehrenbacher, EcoTalk’s Green Biz correspondent Joel Makower of greenbiz.com, and Treehugger’s own Jacob Gordon. Can’t break your resolutions now, guys: Simran has you on tape. LISTEN (9 min)

New Year’s Resolutions

NRDC‘s Daniel Hinerfeld hears the different resolutions that Americans are going to stick with in 2007, from decreasing their energy consumption to taking fewer showers.
LISTEN (7 min)

What’s your New Year’s Resolution? How are you planning to contribute to a more sustainable planet in 2007? Email betsy@ecotalk.net .


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