Category: Copenhagen

Open Thread: What’s Your Take on Copenhagen?

Written by | December 21st, 2009

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Now that the UN climate summit in Copenhagen is over…what’s your take on what happened? And what do you think are the prospects for a binding global treaty to deal effectively with climate change?

The Latest from Copenhagen

Written by | December 20th, 2009

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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 […]

Adapting to Climate Change? Try Adapting to Water Change

Written by | December 17th, 2009

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Climate change is changing water in big and potentially dangerous ways, says Conservancy water expert Jeff Opperman — and we need to start adapting now.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 17

Written by | December 17th, 2009

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The top five stories we’re seeing on the web this morning: The U.S. has offered to help raise $100 billion/year to help developing countries fight climate change — if a deal is reached at Copenhagen (Los Angeles Times). Is living near a wind turbine dangerous for your health? A new report says there is no evidence of audible, […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 16

Written by | December 16th, 2009

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The top five stories we’re seeing on the web this morning: Obama visits a northern Virginia Home Depot to promote energy efficiency and weatherization, refers to insulation as “sexy” (Green Inc.). A new report says that the economic stimulus bill will create 900,000 green jobs (Treehugger). Do the most recent drafts of the international climate […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, December 15

Written by | December 15th, 2009

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Check out the Top 5 green news stories we’re seeing on the web this morning: The site of a former brothel in Nevada could become a free-roaming river and sanctuary for wildlife, with restoration help from The Nature Conservancy (NYTimes). Besides the big climate summit, Copenhagen is a city known for its biking culture. So it makes […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 14

Written by | December 14th, 2009

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We’re Twitterizing Cool Green Morning as an experiment — shorter links, so you can get the 5 best green links of the day even faster. (Maybe shorter intros, too.) Let us know what you think! 130 developing nations have just walked out of Copenhagen (Environmental Capital). Oops, now they’re back (Washington Post). Grist’s Dave Roberts […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 11

Written by | December 11th, 2009

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Blue whales are singing like Barry White, the Mediterranean ecosystem looks like a moonscape, and Euros pony up big climate bucks for poor countries. I know you can’t get enough of our Cool Green news, baby — and we’re never, never gonna give it up: Hot from Copenhagen: The European Union has just pledged $3 […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 10

Written by | December 10th, 2009

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Ever wonder just how much digital data you consume on a daily basis? Curious to know what the carbon footprint is of that big climate change meeting across the pond? And speaking of Copenhagen, is any progress being made? (Hint: the answer is positive, and includes the acronym REDD.) These questions and more… answered in today’s issue […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 9

Written by | December 9th, 2009

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Those hammering out a climate deal in chilly Copenhagen may not be literally feeling the heat, but the rest of the world sure is, whether it’s from rising global temperatures or from cutting off that excessively powerful AC with self-controlled vents.  Turn down that thermostat and dive into today’s top green stories: A new study […]

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