Tag: 350.org

The Green Buzz: Friday, August 16

Written by | August 16th, 2013


Hey, it’s Friday! Let’s celebrate the weekend — and the olinguito — with some green news.

  1. Have you met the cute olinguito, the newest member of the raccoon family yet? (Smithsonian)
  2. Better late than never. The White House goes solar — again. (350.org)
  3. Since 2007, 10 million beehives are gone. The common factor? Pesticides. (Discovery News)
  4. Badgers give archaeologists a hand in Germany. (Daily Mail)
  5. Feel good story of the day: 9 inspiring animals that use prosthetics. (MNN)

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Bill McKibben

Written by | April 11th, 2013


Our CEO Mark Tercek speaks with writer and environmentalist Bill McKibben about his thoughts on the Keystone XL pipeline, how environmental organizations can get more done and what he would do if he had Mark’s job leading the Conservancy.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 3

Written by | March 3rd, 2011


Ant zombies, gas-saving tips and the secret life of a climate change believer: it’s all cool and green today.

  1. The eastern cougar is now extinct, sort of. (The New York Times)
  2. It may seem counterintuitive, but more snow is a sign of a warming climate. (Treehugger)
  3. 350.org leader Bill McKibben discovers he’s a communist. (The Washington Post)
  4. The worst horror movie ever, if you’re an insect: new species of ant zombie discovered. (Mongabay)
  5. $4 for a gallon of gas? How about 80 cents a gallon instead? These 5 tips will get you there. (The Daily Green)

Why ‘Planet Change’ is Different Than Other Climate Change Campaigns

Written by | November 30th, 2009


Planet Change? Yet another web campaign against climate change? Does the world really need one more of those? Yes — because this one is different. And can make a real difference — especially beyond the upcoming United Nations climate meeting this December in Copenhagen. A little over a month ago, The Nature Conservancy launched Planet […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 27

Written by | October 27th, 2009


It’s indeed a bright green morning today, with positive news everywhere: International Climate Day of Action a big success! Smart meters galore! And here’s the big news: a new study shows your personal actions can make a difference in the fight against climate change! Take that, all you climate change pessimists. Bill McKibben says we need to “stop […]

Is Tweeting Against Climate Change Accomplishing Anything?

Written by | October 23rd, 2009


“Dad, what did you do way back when to help solve climate change?” “Well son, I tweeted my face off about it. I really did. I included some bit.ly links to petition sites, I updated my Facebook status almost every day and I even posted a video comment on YouTube. In short, I did everything […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 18

Written by | August 18th, 2009


Will Steven Colbert try to stop Bill McKibben from saving the world? Will the tenkile — the world’s rarest tree kangaroo — recover from near decimation? Will Kenya and Uganda go to war over a fish? We can’t promise any answers, but we can deliver the top Cool Green News links you should read today. Bill […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 5

Written by | June 5th, 2009


350 versus 450? If you don’t know what that question means, you soon will — it’s going to be a huge point of discussion this December at international climate change talks. On the other hand, you could just watch the video from 350.org above and then read this morning’s Cool Greeness, thereby equipping you to […]

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