This news came out last week and instantly captured my attention. Tesco, the largest supermarket chain in Britain, will begin to label its products with each item's carbon footprint, or the "energy required for its manufacture, packaging and transport to the supermarket shelves." How will they gather and determine this information? How will this spur competition among their suppliers? Geek that I am, I sit riveted, popcorn in hand, watching the show. Via The Green Filter.
Hair of the dog that bit ya: Think Progress reports, via Greenwire, another consequence of that newly melted Arctic ice:
For energy companies, this catastrophe means a “new era of oil and natural gas exploration in the region.As soon as I recover from utter speechlessness, perhaps I'll have more to say on this topic.
For the "Ewww, nature" photo files: Python eats pregnant sheep.
Anyone have anything interesting I've missed?