Tag: Boston Globe

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 19

Written by | December 19th, 2011

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It’s Monday. [Scuba] dive in and read some green news!

  1. The world’s coral reefs are in danger, but there is one anomaly: the Gardens of the Queen. (CBS News)
  2. The wine industry feels the effects of climate change. (Yale Environment 360)
  3. Should media companies that film the natural world re-invest their profits in conservation? (Scientific American)
  4. Some environmental groups use pressure tactics to get their point across. (Green)
  5. Boston attempts to filter diesel construction equipment. (Boston Globe)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 25

Written by | October 25th, 2011

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Is it hot in here or is it just climate change?

  1. A new method of crunching data connects the 2010 Russian heat wave to climate change. (Wired Science)
  2. Grouper? Cod? It’s anyone’s guess. A new report reveals rampant mislabeling of fish. (Boston Globe)
  3. China announces they will not allow its carbon dioxide emissions per person to reach levels seen in the United States. (BBC)
  4. Despite significant conservation efforts, a Vietnamese rhino goes extinct. (Mongabay)
  5. Each year, a whopping 3.8 million trees go into the manufacture of 57 billion disposable pairs of chopsticks. (Green)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 23

Written by | September 23rd, 2009

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President Obama spoke to the United Nations about the importance of climate legislation.  The airline industry’s planning to cut its emissions by 50%.  Some states are thinking about suing power companies.  How are YOU celebrating Climate Week?  You can start by digging into today’s top green stories: President Obama’s speech on climate change earned mixed […]

Taking Eco-Action for Your Mental Health

Written by | February 10th, 2009

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A Boston Globe article a few days ago discussed the impacts of climate change on mental health. A couple weeks back I posted about President Obama’s inauguration as a moment of hope among what can be days of depressing work in the field of climate change. The Globe article nicely dissects the potential mental impacts […]

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