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Roundup: Beijing passes air quality test; new label may rival organic; NYC prepares for climate change; and is there a cellphone conspiracy?

Green news for the week of 08.11.08
Even though Beijing has come under scrutiny for poor air standards during this year’s Olympics ceremonies, some PR help might be coming the city’s way. Two air quality experts have been tracking Beijing’s air  since the opening ceremony, and have deemed the quality “healthy,” reports NPR.


Some environmentalists are promoting the “conservation agriculture” label to distinguish organic produce from those grown around a no-till system, according to the Economist.

The Climate Change Adaptation Task Force urges NYC to make changes to adapt to climate change, the NY Times.

Walrus suggests a pervasive cover-up might be masking health and environmental risks associated with cell phone usage.

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