Tag: biofuels

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 30

Written by | November 30th, 2011

 (0)

Caffeine? Check. Green news? Check. You may now proceed with your day.

  1. After 20 years, consumers are finally getting greener. (Maybe Green Gift Monday had something to do with that…?) (GreenBiz)
  2. COP17 just began, but is it doomed already? (Scientific American)
  3. Headline win of the day: “E. Coli: What doesn’t kill us, makes us biofuel.” (CleanTechnica)
  4. Climate change and crazy weather are driving up food prices. (Green House)
  5. Journalist Andy Revkin responds to critics questioning his role in the latest “Climategate” emails. (DotEarth)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 16

Written by | November 16th, 2011

 (0)

King crabs: not just delicious, but also destructive.

  1. Alaska Airlines now offers cooking-oil-fueled cross-country flights. (EcoGeek)
  2. A new report reveals an unexpected threat to some marine life: king crabs. (Mongabay)
  3. Space lasers! Clean energy! (CleanTechnica)
  4. Here’s another “off-the-grid” dispatch from our scientist Craig Leisher’s family. (Green)
  5. More recycling=more jobs. (Green House)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 30

Written by | August 30th, 2011

 (0)

Irene looked a lot nicer from space.

  1. Cool video: Watch Hurricane Irene’s birth and death from space. (Wired)
  2. Panda poop may hold the key to major a breakthrough in biofuels. (TreeHugger)
  3. Did Irene’s floodwaters cause less visible environmental damage? (Green)
  4. Bird flu fears are on the rise as a mutant strain hits China, Vietnam. (BBC)
  5. A grizzly is being blamed for the death of a hiker in Yellowstone. (LA Times)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 7

Written by | March 7th, 2011

 (0)

We’ve got a case of the cool green Mondays:

  1. Ride your bike to charge your phone. (Treehugger)
  2. Is the eastern cougar really extinct? Is it even its own species? So many questions. (Green)
  3. Climate change and biofuels are threatening food security. (Reuters, via Scientific American)
  4. An upcoming “sustainable clothing initiative” will tell you just how green your jeans are. (Mongabay)
  5. Ask Umbra has the scoop on green, refillable cleaning supplies. (Grist)

Agriculture: The Other Global Change Agent

Written by | January 26th, 2010

 (5)

How will we feed the world in 2050 — and what will it mean for nature? Getting the right answers is as important as dealing with climate change, writes Conservancy scientist Joe Fargione.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, Sept. 21

Written by | September 21st, 2009

 (0)

We take the morning’s green news by the horns here at Cool Green Science — including a great story about Central Asia’s saiga antelope (above), being brought back from the brink of extinction by good old-fashioned conservation: European leaders are openly questioning whether the United States has the political will to address climate change, reports […]

New Energy Production and Nature: What Will the Impacts Be?

Written by | August 26th, 2009

 (6)

Renewable energy is poised to be the wave of the future, but what impact will it have on landscapes and wildlife? In the United States, at least 67 million acres will be developed for new energy projects by 2030. While these projects — including wind, solar and biofuels — will help reduce carbon emissions and […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 11

Written by | June 11th, 2009

 (0)

What’s REDD, you say? “Reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation,” of course. It’s a hot topic in climate change policy negotiations going on at Bonn this week. Read on for some news about the Conservancy’s stance on REDD, and all the Cool Green News that’s fit to print. A new REDD brief from The […]

Energy Conservation Can’t Reduce Energy Sprawl Completely

Written by | April 24th, 2009

 (0)

Chrissy Schwinn’s recent post called me to task for not talking enough in my first post about the role of personal energy conservation in reducing the amount of land impacted by new energy development. There is a tradeoff: Renewable energy generation, so crucial to meeting the goal of preventing catastrophic climate changes, takes more space […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 8

Written by | April 8th, 2009

 (1)

Behold the megamouth shark in the video above — the rarest shark known to man. One was caught in the Philippines recently…where shark meat is considered a delicacy. I think you know where this is going…but at least we have four other hot green links for you this morning, should you not finish our…um, first […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...



About Conservancy Talk

We're green. We're nature-lovers. We are Conservancy Talk. Hear Nature Conservancy staff and invited experts share their voices on today’s conservation issues — in our uniquely rigorous, science-based way. Learn more