Dave Connell

Dave Connell is an associate director for marketing at The Nature Conservancy specializing in our conservation strategy work — including climate change, marine and freshwater issues, protected areas and policy. His interests — which he also blogs about on his personal blog, aquariumdrinker.com — include technology, the environment, professional soccer and politics.

Dave's Posts

30 Days of H20: Final Days

February 22nd, 2011

The hidden water used to produce the food we eat and the items we consume is incredible. Help us spread the word about these hidden water users through our 30 Days of H20 Campaign. More

Give the Gift of Knowledge

November 26th, 2010

Our writer cut his electric bill, but does that mean he lowered his carbon footprint? A new device could give him the answer and help him save even more money. More

10 Gifts From Etsy for the Green Geek Dad

November 21st, 2010

He's a geek. He's a dad. And he's found some cool (mostly) green gifts that he can't live without, but he doesn't really need, from his favorite online flea market/vintage store. More

Should You Ignore Energy Star Ratings?

March 30th, 2010

A government investigation found that the Energy Star energy-saving rating program isn't fool-proof. But that doesn't mean you should buy any old appliance, says our green tech blogger Dave Connell. More

MacHeist: Why You Should Choose The Nature Conservancy

March 4th, 2010

Until next Tuesday, MacHeist is once again donating 25 percent of every sale to some amazing charities — like The Nature Conservancy, says green tech blogger Dave Connell. More

Man Up, Greens: The World Needs More Gary Nevilles

February 19th, 2010

Gary Neville, an international soccer star and a guy's guy, is an unabashed greenie. The enviro movement needs more like him, says Dave Connell. More

Fighting Climate Change is a Business Model

February 8th, 2010

As governments struggle to solve the climate change crisis, who's stepping up? Businesses like Google and Bell Labs, writes our green tech blogger Dave Connell. More

Apple and Google, Set to Bring the (e)Waste

January 18th, 2010

Apple and Google are at war -- and the environmental consequences could be devastating, says our green tech blogger Dave Connell. More

The Latest from Copenhagen

December 20th, 2009

Nature Conservancy policy analysts and scientists are at the UN climate summit in Copenhagen for the next two weeks — and are reporting the latest developments here on Cool Green Science. Click through and then scroll down to read these late-breaking reports and more: Saturday, December 19, 2009, 12:55 PM: Copenhagen Accord Results in a […] More

Copenhagen 201: An Inside View on the Major Issues

December 7th, 2009

As negotiators kick off two weeks of climate change talks in Copenhagen today, Duncan Marsh, director of international climate change policy for The Nature Conservancy, discusses in detail some of the key issues and news events that will surround the debate. For more on Copenhagen, be sure to check out our Copenhagen 101 feature. ***** […] More

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