Tag: 60-Second Science

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 17

Written by | June 17th, 2009

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Did you miss our lead scientist Sanjayan’s appearance on “Late Night with David Letterman” on Monday? Watch part 1 in the video above and part 2 here…and see how Letterman thinks we’re all doomed by climate change, despite Dr. S’s best efforts to convince him otherwise. Then read the rest of today’s top green links […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 12

Written by | June 12th, 2009

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Ready for a cool green weekend? No you’re not — that is, if you haven’t read the five links you must click on today, conveniently situated right below this sentence. Enjoy! Is “sustainability” a bad word? Peter Senge of MIT’s Sloane School of Management says the term is akin to “survival” — that it motivates […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 5

Written by | June 5th, 2009

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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 […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 29

Written by | May 29th, 2009

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HUGE suspenseful questions asked (and perhaps answered) in today’s Coolness — about China, eco-TVs, melting permafrost and biospheres in North Korea. Just don’t ask us how plankton soak up CO2…or why they aren’t doing as much as anyone thought… Can the United States reach a climate deal with China? The New York Times reports that, […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 27

Written by | May 27th, 2009

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Why might poker be bad for the environment? What were the 10 top species discovered last year? How could there possibly be another reason to check your Facebook page? Cool Green Morning — your daily roundup of hot online greeness — reveals all… Jeff McIntire-Strasburg at Sustainablog reviews the new Facebook game Earthkeepers Hero: Mission […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 22

Written by | May 22nd, 2009

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You want the good news or the bad news first this morning? OK, I’ll put the good news in the first two links — ahead of how water scarcity is spurring domestic abuse, melting Arctic ice might release deadly influenza, and why problem bears are exploding in number across the western United States. (See photo […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 20

Written by | May 20th, 2009

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If you’re in a green building, are you happier? But first — can you even hear the question? Find out why green buildings are noisier — and all the other day’s hot green news — in this edition of Coolness: President Obama proposed tougher auto emissions and gas mileage standards for American-made autos yesterday. But […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, April 24

Written by | April 24th, 2009

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Happy Arbor Day! Happy Arbor Day? Sadly overshadowed now by Earth Day, Arbor Day (celebrated in the United States on the last Friday in April) is almost forgotten in the green blogosphere today. Still, why not plant a tree and connect with one of the original American ways of making Earth a little greener? Then […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, April 17

Written by | April 17th, 2009

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After you’ve had a species named after you, what else is left? I mean, where can you possibly go that’s better? (Even if it’s a species of lichen.) That’s the dilemma for President Obama this morning….while the rest of us ponder what the difference between moss and lichen is, and the rest of today’s cool […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 15

Written by | April 15th, 2009

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Are you as stressed out about taxes as I am? Wouldn’t it be great if we could go just one April 15th without hearing or thinking about taxes? Without even reading the word “taxes”? (Sorry.) Take some deep breaths…and dive into this morning’s most interesting — and tax-free — green headlines (and don’t forget to […]

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