Almost everything you need for a perfectly cool green morning… just add caffeine.
- Among wealthy nations, the U.S. is the most vulnerable to economic fallout from the effects of climate change. (Mongabay)
- Google’s “shiny new tool,” Google Earth Engine, will help scientists track and analyze changes in the environment– and monitor and hopefully slow deforestation. (Huffington Post Green)
- New research suggests that bioplastics are not for sure eco-friendlier than petroleum-based plastics. (EcoGeek)
- Ask Umbra weighs in on the Christmas tree debate. (Here’s our side.) (Grist)
- Is the end in sight for the world’s coral reefs? One scientist predicts they’ll be gone within a generation. (YaleE360)
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