Written by Darci Palmquist | October 22nd, 2009
You won’t see it in any headlines today, but let’s just give a quick shout-out to The Nature Conservancy for turning 58 today! Yep, that’s right, today is the day we were incorporated back in 1951. Times certainly have changed – greenhouse gas emissions, iPhone apps and wind farms are the topics du jour – but conservation is still as […]
Written by Jonathan Hoekstra | June 19th, 2009
For all the doom and gloom forecasts that have dominated climate change warnings, it’s easy to understand why people envision a future when post-apocalyptic survivors struggling to save civilization in a barren world where people battle over scarce food and water supplies. The realities of climate change will probably not be so sensational. But a landmark scientific report issued by the US government this week clearly shows that the impacts will be just as scary.
Written by Bob Lalasz | June 19th, 2009
Darn! We came so close to a positive five-for-five green links in today’s Coolness — but we saved the downer for last. So considerate of us! Have a great weekend, everybody! The world’s first real-time carbon counter is now live in Manhattan (see video above) — claiming to tally the metric tons of greenhouse gases […]