Tag: Andrew Revkin

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 2

Written by | June 2nd, 2009

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It’s a bright new day. Start it off on a green foot with our roundup of the top Cool Green Morning news links. Remember Sarajevo? One consequence of the seige that you might not have heard about was the massive destruction of the city’s trees.  A new study documents the damage and recovery of an urban forest. In response […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, June 1

Written by | June 1st, 2009

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Good new month to you! Start it off right by getting the top green online news below — hand-gathered by us every morning: Now that General Motors is declaring bankruptcy, what happens to the electric Chevy Volt model? Environmental Capital reports that — at a $40,000 price tag — the Volt doesn’t fit what GM […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 14

Written by | May 14th, 2009

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Did you peddle your way to the office this morning? Or do you telecommute? Maybe you’re a recent grad and don’t work yet? Whatever your M.O., we’ve got a story for you in our round-up of top enviro news stories. It’s Bike-to-Work week, so it’s perfect timing for the inauguration of North America’s largest bike share program — […]

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: Monday, March 9

Written by | March 9th, 2009

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Al Gore a snore? Where have we heard that one before? Not from the left — which is where you can find critics taking shots at Big Al today on Cool Green Science, along with four other green links you must read today: Is Al Gore Too Boring to be Useful? Marc Gunther says he […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, Feb. 19

Written by | February 19th, 2009

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NASA climatologist James Hansen has been one of the leading voices sounding the alarm against climate change. But have his protests (including his pledged participation in a March 2 Washington rally against coal-fired power plants — see video above) made him less of a scientist? Read on for analysis and all the day’s green news: […]

The Really Dumb Things

Written by | February 13th, 2009

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Andy Revkin over at the New York Times blogged today about biodiversity in honor of the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth. He talks about a presentation from Boris Worm, a marine biologist at Dalhousie University, during a national symposium on “managing the living world two centuries after Darwin.” During the presentation, Dr. Worm: … showed […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, Feb. 10

Written by | February 10th, 2009

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An underwater eye on climate change, a computer program for monitoring home energy consumption and species relocation to help adapt to climate change… it’s all about new ideas and technologies today. How Much Does That Wind Cost? According to recent data, the price of transmitting wind energy from Midwest turbines to the Northeast could be […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, Jan. 20

Written by | January 20th, 2009

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As we await the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, let’s take a moment for the latest in blogosphere green, shall we? Here’s what’s cool and interesting this morning: Something Borrowed, Something Green: Recycled prom dresses and borrowed Chanel marked last night’s Green Inaugural Ball in Washington, reports Green Inc. Tell Me […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, Jan. 19

Written by | January 19th, 2009

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Happy MLK Day to those of you in the United States! Here’s the green stuff that’s catching our eye online this morning: Wardrobe Check: Inhabitat urges Michelle Obama to dress green for the inauguration. Lean Green Fighting Machine: The Pentagon is realizing that renewable energy makes for good defense policy, reports The Wall Street Journal. […]

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