Tag: biodiesel

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, August 18

Written by | August 18th, 2011

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Is your glass half-full or half-empty?

  1. The economy and environment are both in trouble, but this writer sees an opportunity. (YaleE360)
  2. Case in point: you can stay positive by developing a personal green stimulus plan. (TreeHugger)
  3. Is it cool to be a science geek now? (BBC)
  4. Bacterium from human waste is killing off some corals, says a new study. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. One day you might run your car on alligator fat. (Green)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 10

Written by | August 10th, 2010

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Add a little butter, a dash of car exhaust, bake at high heat and you’ve got yourself a cool green morning!

  1. It isn’t good for your waistline, but at least butter makes decent biodiesel. (The New York Times)
  2. The recent post-Copenhagen and pre-Mexico UN meeting in Germany made little progress toward a global warming accord. (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. Speaking of climate change… 17 nations have hit all-time heat records. (Mongabay)
  4. In the future, could cars run on their own exhaust? (EcoGeek)
  5. What inspires a bird to sing? Getting a mate and keeping one, it turns out. (Wired Science)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 24

Written by | June 24th, 2009

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Biodiesel, coal mining, Waxman-Markey, air pollution, whale-watching… there’s sure to be a topic that interests you in this morning’s round-up of Cool Green News. So have no fear, just dive on in!  The country’s largest biodiesel plant — established just a year ago — is going under already. Lack of demand, trade barriers and government stalling on […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, Feb. 6

Written by | February 6th, 2009

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It’s Friday and hope is in the air. Saving sharks, making biodiesel from coffee, hybrid tug boats… read on for green news from cyberspace. A Shark Plan with Teeth?  The European Commission has offered up a proposal that aims to improve its shark fisheries. Another Reason Why… we should have joined Kyoto. A new report says […]

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