Top 40 Green Stories (April 5)

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Following my first top 37 green stories post yesterday, here’s some top green news and commentary from the past day or so.

Yes, I realize there’s quite a bit of crossover in the categories below, by the way. Try to put the stories in the best possible category here. I put them in multiple categories on the main news aggregation pages.

Also, I decided today to bold what I think are the best of the best, the top stories from each category.

There’s a key on the bottom indicating what the letters after each story title stand for.

Clean Power

More Clean Power News & Commentary.

Clean Transportation

More Clean Transportation News.


More Environmental, Global Warming, and Clean Energy Politics News.

Climate Science

Pretty clear, but rather than strictly stick to science news here, we sometimes include stories that discuss climate science politics, since that is such a critical issue today.

More Climate Science News & Commentary.

Green Living

Green living is green living…

More Green Living Stories.


This section includes food news and stories that are related to the environment.

More Food News and Commentary.


Who doesn’t love cool animal stories? And, of course, if you love animals, you probably want to help protect them from cruelty as well, so we stick a bit of that in here, too.

More Animal Stories.

Source Key:

  • AA: Animal Aid
  • BB: Bloomberg
  • CF: CalFinder
  • CP: Climate Progress
  • CT: CleanTechnica
  • EDB: Eat Drink Better
  • G: Guardian
  • GFA: Green for All
  • GU: greenUPGRADER
  • Gas:
  • GWIR: Global Warming is Real
  • HP: Huffington Post
  • NOAA: NOAA — hope you know what that stands for :D
  • NP: Natural Papa
  • P: Planetizen
  • R: Reuters
  • S: Sustainablog
  • SMH: Sydney Morning Herald

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About the Author

is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009.

Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he’s the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity.

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