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Reflecting on a Green Decade


Written by Plant With Purpose on December 28, 2009 in General

An article on CNN.com this morning says that this has been the “most green decade yet”, listing the top 10 environmental moments of the decade to prove it. Below is the list. We’re curious to know your thoughts: what do you think were the most noteworthy environmental moments of the past 10 years? To read the full article, click here.

CNN.com’s List:

1) The Toyota Prius


2) The U.N. summit on climate change held in Copenhagen, Denmark


3) Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth”


4) The rise Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs (CFLs)


5) A decade of extreme weather: European heat wave (2003), Hurricane Katrina, (2005), deadly hurricanes (2008)


6) Carbon footprints and “green jargon”


7) The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report


8) Renewable energy


9) The Stern Review on the economics of climate change

10) Carbon trading



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