Weekly Rewind: Green News from April 9-15

Screen shot 2012-04-17 at 4.36.00 PMVideo of the Week: The best use of a recycled boxes we've seen -- in the viral video you simply have to love. Three cheers for Caine's Arcade. (Caine's Arcade video) Headline of the Week: "Dr. Seuss, Pesticide Shill?" from Mother Jones, on the report that the beloved children's author once created commercial art for a pesticide company. (Mother Jones post)

Solar Power in LA: We celebrated a win for solar power in LA when the CLEAN LA Solar Program was passed by the City Council and signed by the Mayor. (Our blog post)

Solar Power in NOLA: Our Holy Cross Project in New Orleans was on the Louisiana Solar Energy Society Solar Tour. (Our blog post)

Talking About the Weather: One of the nation's most trusted weather forecasters opened up about climate and the recent extreme weather we've been experiencing. (Weather Channel video; more on the topic from the NY Times' Dot Earth blog)

Human Rights & the Environment: CEO Matt Petersen testified in Sacramento for a bill that proposes a reduction in the use of conflict minerals and an increase in refurbished electronics. (Our post)