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Top Green Stories of the Decade: Take a stroll through 10 years of green headline grabbers, including these stories: climate took over the environmental movement, local got vocal, we got a raft of new body-invaders to fret about (like BPA and PVC), and green went pop. — Grist

First Solar, Hot or Not?: First Solar “may not be as hot as it looks.” It has dropped four large-scale solar plant projects in California alone after plans were denied by the Bureau of Land Management, and one of its 150-megawatt projects slated for 2,100 acres in Colorado has now also been canceled. — VentureBeat’s GreenBeat

Ship Emission Crackdown: “U.S. environmental regulators on Tuesday finalized engine and fuel standards for U.S. flagged ships to cut emissions that cause lung diseases and save more than $100 billion in health costs.” — Reuters

COP15 Could Boost Geo-Engineering: The fiasco at the Copenhagen climate talks this month might give fresh momentum to geo-engineering — the idea of “tinkering with the earth’s climate to keep temperatures down,” through schemes like seeding clouds, spraying particles into the atmosphere, or building huge sunshades. — WSJ’s Environmental Capital

Incentives OK’d for Think Factory in Indiana: Norway-based automaker Think still hasn’t issued an official statement saying where it will build a new plant for its electric City, Think acknowledges, “I think we are further along with Indiana than we are with other states,” after winning approval from Indiana’s Elkhart County Council for a 10-year tax abatement worth $500,000. — Indianapolis Business Journal via Autoblog Green

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