Good afternoon, Mr. and Mrs. Conservationist and all the sustainably fishing ships at sea! Here’s what we’re finding in the green blogosphere and beyond that you should know about:
- Maybe That’s Why They Call it Fuel: Could coffee be the next big biofuel source?
- Will It Be a Gas? Grist says that Rep. Nancy Pelosi thinks she has the votes to get cap-and-trade legislation to limit greenhouse gases passed this year — but that doesn’t mean it will happen.
- Could Charlie Now Be Safer? The three national monuments named by President Bush yesterday might help save endangered bluefin tuna, reports Environmental Capital.
- A Lump of Coal for 2009? Newsweek says dirty coal could be a big winner in the economic downturn — which would make the environment a big loser. (Hat tip: Environmental Leader.)
- Le Bateau: Bon ou Mauvais? Paris is trying commuter boat travel to ease traffic problems there. Potential problem: They’re diesel-powered.
- Adapt or Die: Washington is catching on to this whole climate-change adaptation thing, says The Vine.
- They Hate ‘Twilight’: The EPA says the New Year is a great time to kill your energy vampires.
- Calling Superman: Conservation‘s blog Journal Watch is back! Today’s study: Can we foresee ecosystem crashes in time to stop them?
- Too Good to Be True? Could spraying seawater into the air restore the ice cap?
- Could They Do Something About Wrong Numbers, Too? Motorola plans to launch the first carbon-neutral mobile phone.
- But What If We Have Unused Minutes? And here’s a mobile phone that biodegrades at the end of its life cycle.
(Image: Coffee beans. Credit: Diego Ochoa/TNC.)
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