If you wake up and see Cool Green Morning this morning, it means at least six more months of…Cool Green Mornings. That is, if you’re interested in the best of online green delivered fresh to you every day. If not, go back in your den, please:
- It Feels Good to Go Crazy Once in a While: What makes locusts swarm and eat everything in sight? How about serotonin?
- A Game of Chicken? A Harvard professor says “the global climate regime is now on a collision course with the global trade policy regime.” (Hat tip: Environmental Capital.)
- Melting Away: Scientists are calling for an international protected area for polar bears shared by Canada and Greenland, reports Wired Science.
- Cap-and-Trade or Bust: Environmental Economist says his DC sources say this Congress will never pass a carbon tax.
- Second-Hand City: The Nation reports that Tijuana is largely built out of waste materials from San Diego. (Hat tip: The Vine.)
- Hypo-Crit-Crit-Crit: Coffee and Conservation calls out birders who drink non-bird-friendly coffee.
- I’ll Have Mine Very Rare: Mongabay interviews an evolutionary biologist from EDGE, a program that focuses on endangered animals that are also evolutionarily distinct.
- There’s Still Hope: Real Climate says irreversible climate change does not mean unstoppable.
- Tweet Green: Twitter is a really effective green-roots organizing tool, says EcoLocalizer. (While you’re at it, follow The Nature Conservancy on Twitter.)
- Grid-Iron: It took three-and-a-half-hours, but there was a green ad on the Super Bowl telecast last night. (Actually, two.)
- Baked Potato: Beef production contributes 13 times as much greenhouse gas as does chicken production, says Scientific American. (And 57 times as much as potato farming!) (Hat tip: Low Impact Living.)
- A Cold Shower: Treehugger’s Ask Pablo answers the question: Does turning down the temperature on my water heater really make a difference?
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