Climate change, oceans and fish, water in the West… we’ve got all of today’s important topics gathered in one convenient place for you. Enjoy your Cool Green Morning news.
- Blogfish honors World Oceans Day with a round-up of the best in ocean blogging while over at Grist, Carl Safina offers some insight into why jellyfish are becoming more abundant (hint: it has to do with warmer waters and overfishing, two biggies when it comes to ocean decline).
- Red Green and Blue reports on a Colorado law that makes collecting water with rain barrels illegal. Guess it just goes to show what a hot commodity water is in the West…
- Which is worse for the environment, flying or taking the train? Most of us probably would say air travel, but a new study says the two are nearly equal when you take into account the infrastructure that supports each.
- At Bonn last week, a consortium of 16 organizations issued a brief saying fisheries need to be represented in climate change policy discussions as much as freshwater and agriculture.
- Orville Schell opines in Yale Environment 360 that the key — and challenge — to the Copenhagen climate change talks this December will be bridging the large abyss between China and the United States.
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