As we await the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, let’s take a moment for the latest in blogosphere green, shall we? Here’s what’s cool and interesting this morning:
- Something Borrowed, Something Green: Recycled prom dresses and borrowed Chanel marked last night’s Green Inaugural Ball in Washington, reports Green Inc.
- Tell Me What I Want to Hear: David Korten writes the green-economy speech he thinks Barack Obama should deliver today.
- No Fly Zone: Bad weather may have been the cause of those disoriented, dying brown pelicans on the U.S. West Coast a few weeks ago. (Hat tip: 60-Second Science.)
- I Can See You, Climate Change: The traditional winter fog has vanished from England and Continental Europe, reports Climate Feedback.
- Deep Question: Earth.dot’s Andrew Revkin asks: Is human-driven climate change mainly a pollution problem, a technology problem…or a moral problem?
- 10 out of Every 10 Climatologists Agree: 97 percent of active climatologists agree human activity is causing global warming — but only 58 percent of the general public agrees with them. (Hat tip: Science Blogs.)
- Turn the Jets Up: Could whirlpools be the answer to sustainable hydropower?
- No Fly Zone, Part Two: Treehugger asks: Which of the most popular airline routes shouldn’t be flown at all from a green standpoint?
(Image: Barack Obama at a New Hampshire rally, April 2007. Credit: Tim Llewellyn under a Creative Commons license.)
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