Tag: bike to work

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, September 25

Written by | September 25th, 2012

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What do Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Richard Nixon and Jimmy Carter have in common?

  1. It sounds like a movie, but it’s not: zombie bees have invaded Washington state. (Seattle Times)
  2. The brain that revolutionized physics now can be downloaded as an app for $9.99. (TIME)
  3. New survey reveals our greenest Presidents. (Green)
  4. How many commuters bike to work in your state? (Mother Nature Network)
  5. Alien earthworms are taking over almost every continent. (BBC Nature)

Get in Gear for Spring Bike Season, Part 2: Bike to Work Week

Written by | May 13th, 2010

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It’s Bike to Work Week! Find out how you can start commuting to work by bike and why more bikers on the roads will actually mean enhanced bike safety.

Why ‘Green’ Isn’t Working: How Do We Reach the Other Half?

Written by | October 28th, 2009

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A few weeks ago I attended a “Green Festival” in Washington, D.C., tagged as the world’s largest environmental expo. As I walked around, I kept thinking about who this festival was really meant for. Everyone in attendance chose to go to (and pay to get in) this event. These are people who are already invested […]

Guide to Bike Commuting 3: Getting Going

Written by | September 15th, 2009

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(Editor’s note: Also read Margaret’s first two posts in this series: Get the Right Gear and Wrinkles. Sweat and Showers.) Now that you have all your belongings in order, all you have to do is figure out how to get there. Plan your route. Before you bike for the first time, do a test run […]

Guide to Bike Commuting 1: Get the Right Gear

Written by | August 18th, 2009

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Editor’s Note: Margaret Southern is now Cool Green Science’s green living blogger. Look for her posts on the daily struggle to live green — everything from why anyone would buy clothes made from bamboo to how to be green on a budget — in this space. Bike commuting. I know what you’re thinking: “That sounds […]

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