Cool Green Morning: Friday, April 24

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Published on April 24th, 2009  |  Discuss This Article  

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Happy Arbor Day! Happy Arbor Day? Sadly overshadowed now by Earth Day, Arbor Day (celebrated in the United States on the last Friday in April) is almost forgotten in the green blogosphere today. Still, why not plant a tree and connect with one of the original American ways of making Earth a little greener? Then read the other green stuff going on this morning…

  • Is Environmentalism Bad for the Environment? Yes, when it prioritizes the local over the global — like residents of Cape Cod blocking wind farms there — writes Edward L. Glaeser on Green Inc.
  • Hypocrisy! I’m Shocked, Shocked! While the Global Climate Coalition — a group of oil, coal, and car companies — was casting doubt on the reality of climate change in the 1990s, the group’s own scientists were telling it the opposite, reports Andrew Revkin in The New York Times.

(Image: Tree planting at York University, Toronto, Arbor Day, 2008. Credit: alexindigo through a Creative Commons license.)

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