Category: Media

Cool Green Morning: Monday, February 22

Written by | February 22nd, 2010

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Printing your own recyclable shoes. Melting ice caps that make you colder. Cat food that fights invasives. Are you ready for yet another crazy Cool Green Morning?

  1. Is printing a new pair of recyclable shoes on a 3D plastics printer the latest in green, or just crazy talk? (Treehugger)
  2. Unexpected: Why melting ice caps might make your city colder. (The Daily Green)
  3. Yet another use for cat food: Controlling an Australian invasive species. (Short Sharp Science)
  4. The mystery remains: Why did Yvo de Boer leave as head of the UN’s climate convention? (Richard Black/BBC Earth Watch)
  5. Wanna counter climate skepticism? Soon there’ll be an app for that. (The Guardian)

My Top 10 Water Songs: The Unheralded (and Mostly Texas) Edition

Written by | February 11th, 2010

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The search for the top 10 H2O-themed songs continues as Clay Carrington gives us his favorite watery tunes…most from Texas, some not. Have you heard any of these?

Cool Green Morning: Monday, February 8

Written by | February 8th, 2010

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A River of Song: Channeling My Top 10 Tunes

Written by | February 3rd, 2010

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Rivers have generated more songs than any other habitat. In honor of World Water Day on March 22, Jeff Opperman offers his top 10 favorite river songs—what are your favorites?

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 18

Written by | January 18th, 2010

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Happy MLK Day to those of you in the United States! 5 hot green links below from the world of green:

  1. Is raising Pacific salmon in closed pens on land sustainable? (Yale Environment 360)
  2. R.I.P. Environmental Capital — one of the best green business blogs around (Wall Street Journal)
  3. Portraits of Barack Obama, Queen Elizabeth and others…made from trash. (Treehugger)
  4. Who’s the world leader in science? It soon might not be the United States. (The Great Beyond)
  5. Why the UK is reintroducing four species of threatened insects. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 12

Written by | January 12th, 2010

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5. Great. Green. Stories. Online. Now. Below. Read.

  1. Why is “Mr. Global Warming” getting a little hot under the collar? (Climate Feedback)
  2. A leading climate scientist calls on his peers to help delink one-off extreme temperatures from climate change. (Dot Earth)
  3. A sponge-like glass could revolutionize groundwater pollution cleanup. (EcoGeek)
  4. The top 9 viral videos of the enviro movement. (Ecopolitology)
  5. Why we can’t just eat all those Asian carp that are threatening the Great Lakes. (The Vine)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 5

Written by | January 5th, 2010

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Here they are — the top 5 green news stories you’ll want to read today:

  1. Can the CIA’s collection of satellite imagery and other spy data help scientists fight climate change? (The New York Times)
  2. Take a look at the best enviro-maps of 2009, showing everything from climate change impacts to water stress to carbon storage. (Treehugger)
  3. How much will it cost to transition to a low-carbon economy? (Bright Green Blog)
  4. Cambodia’s first biomass “charbriquette” plant aims to reduce the use of wood and charcoal. (Green, Inc.)
  5. Did 2009 see less media coverage of climate change and the environment than the previous two years? (EcoGeek)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 30

Written by | December 30th, 2009

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Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 28

Written by | December 28th, 2009

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Yes, we’re in that post-holiday daze that comes from too much egg nog, but we’re still here to give you a quick scoop on the top 5 green news stories of the day: Environmental journalism is losing one of its best reporters — Andy Revkin has left the New York Times to work at Pace University. But his […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 23

Written by | December 23rd, 2009

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These five links are guaranteed to get you in the green holiday spirit: The Pope’s Christmas wish:  For you to stop buying so much (Planet Green). The Conservancy’s very own Steve Long explores the eco-friendliness of Christmas trees (Marketwatch/WSJ). The world’s 20 largest postal services are teaming up to lower their carbon footprints, hopefully lessening […]

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