Tag: Antarctica

Nature Photo of the Week: Transantarctic Mountains

Written by | December 9th, 2011

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Photographer Edmund Stump writes, “As the Andes are to South America and the Himalayas are to Asia, so are the Transantarctic Mountains to Antarctica.” This glorious — and desolate — photograph of the Transantarctic Mountains caught our eye and was an easy pick for Nature Photo of the Week. Thanks to Flickr user Edmund Stump […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 22

Written by | November 22nd, 2010

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Get your green news on:

  1. The economic recession’s silver lining? Lower carbon emissions, says a new study. (Green House)
  2. Is there a better, non-doom-and-gloom way to spur action on climate change? (ClimateBiz)
  3. Antarctica: the fastest warming place on Earth. (YaleE360)
  4. Is veganism physically impossible for some people? (Treehugger)
  5. You’re greening your Cyber Monday, your pets, your garden… now green your work meetings! (GreenBiz)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 7

Written by | December 7th, 2009

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It’s the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor…and the opening of the UN climate summit in Copenhagen. (Don’t draw any inferences from that coincidence.) It might be snowy and freezing where you are, but it’s always cool and green here every weekday… 56 newspapers in 45 countries have published op-eds this morning urging decisive […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 23

Written by | November 23rd, 2009

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East Antarctica is melting. CO2 atmospheric concentrations are the highest in 2 million years. Green innovation needs more than a price on carbon. Cheery news this Cool Green Morning! But if we’re going to Hades, at least we’re taking the bus there…fasten your seat belts and drive deep into today’s green links: Americans are loving […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 29

Written by | April 29th, 2009

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Hurricanes — can’t live with them, and can barely run away from them. But hurricane season predictions? How about we just outlaw those right now? That and today’s other top green questions asked (and perhaps answered) below: I Predict 100 Bad Hurricane-Season Predictions This Year: Predictions about the upcoming hurricane season are notoriously bad, reports […]

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 […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 7

Written by | April 7th, 2009

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  Oh boy, do we have a special treat for you today! Before we get to the news, let’s start off with a green limerick — winner of yesterday’s “Cool Green Morning” limerick challenge. Congratulations to reader TruNorth for his clever rhyme incorporating all of our daily news items: If fish oil reduces cow’s toots, and bottles […]

Update: Bad Day For Climate Science

Written by | February 24th, 2009

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This morning, the launch vehicle carrying NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) experienced a failure after its payload fairing failed to separate during ascent and the whole business was dumped into the ocean near Antarctica. The launch failure ends a promising chapter for climate change science before it even began. The satellite was designed to collect […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, Jan. 22

Written by | January 22nd, 2009

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While you’re drinking your morning OJ, check out our daily round-up of eco-news from the blogosphere. And be sure to note the new findings about OJ… Green Light: Could California get the go-ahead on tough new emissions standards under the Obama administration? Grist, Earth2Tech and Environmental Capital discuss the issue. Eco-Generosity: It’s the trend in 2009 […]

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