Tag: Bright Green Blog

Cool Green Morning: Friday, February 26

Written by | February 26th, 2010


There are two things certain in this life: Death, and wind-powered chili. (And Cool Green Morning, every weekday). Read on…

  1. Somebody needs to assemble a sustainable biofuel cookbook…cuz here’s another recipe: Ethanol from orange peels and tobacco (CleanTechnica)
  2. The most widely used herbicide in the world (it’s in Roundup) could be a silent fish killer. (Conservation Maven)
  3. A landmark DC chili joint switches to wind power (Environmental Leader)
  4. Wal-Mart announces it’ll cut carbon emissions by its supply chain — the green blogosphere reacts. (Grist)
  5. RIP, Bright Green Blog. (Bright Green Blog)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, February 15

Written by | February 15th, 2010


Strange fish, futuristic histories, and a debunking of the Gaia hypothesis — just part of another 5 green daily stories you shouldn’t miss:

  1. Watch first-ever video of the strange and ginormous oarfish in its natural, deep-ocean setting. (BBC Earth News)
  2. Every one of the United States gets two senators. Is that why the country lags on better environmental policy? (CleanTechnica)
  3. Read a new history of the climate wars — from the perspective of the year 2210. (Dot Earth)
  4. Arizona pulls out of cap-and-trade — does that mean California has to, too? (The Vine)
  5. Is life on earth inherently self-destructive? Welcome to the Medea Hypothesis — the opposite of the Gaia hypothesis. (Bright Green Blog)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 21

Written by | January 21st, 2010


Hot off the grill — your top 5 green news links of the day:

  1. Did the election of Scott Brown in Massachusetts kill off any hope of tackling climate change? (The Vine)
  2. It’s time to ban the import of invasive snakes like Burmese pythons, says Ken Salazar. (Green Inc.)
  3. Biologists discover an Eden in Ecuador — sitting, ironically enough, on top of some major oil reserves. (Dot Earth)
  4. Grass lawns in city parks release more greenhouse gases than they store, says a new study. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. One issue from post-earthquake Haiti that hasn’t received much attention yet: the country’s deforestation problem. (Bright Green Blog)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 19

Written by | January 19th, 2010


The top 5 green news links you’ll want to read today:

  1. The latest issue therapists are hearing about from bickering couples? Green disputes. (NY Times)
  2. A critic of nuclear power finds reason to argue in its favor: France. (Green Inc.)
  3. New insights into why birds migrate such long distances. (Bright Green Blog)
  4. Who needs casinos? The new source of wealth for Indian tribes could be solar power. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Just how fast are the Himalayan glaciers melting? (NY Times)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 11

Written by | January 11th, 2010


Do you really want to face Monday morning without the top 5 green news links online? We didn’t think so.

  1. Meg Whitman’s first act as governor of California, if elected? Suspend the state’s climate change law. (LA Times)
  2. Researchers find that many new marine species originate in coral reefs. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  3. Looking at the Pliocene period gives scientists clues about our current warming planet. (Bright Green Blog)
  4. Clean energy projects are eligible for $2.3 billion in tax credits just announced by the Obama administration. (NY Times)
  5. Bee colony collapse might not have one primary cause, says bee scientist. (Wired Science)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 5

Written by | January 5th, 2010


Here they are — the top 5 green news stories you’ll want to read today:

  1. Can the CIA’s collection of satellite imagery and other spy data help scientists fight climate change? (The New York Times)
  2. Take a look at the best enviro-maps of 2009, showing everything from climate change impacts to water stress to carbon storage. (Treehugger)
  3. How much will it cost to transition to a low-carbon economy? (Bright Green Blog)
  4. Cambodia’s first biomass “charbriquette” plant aims to reduce the use of wood and charcoal. (Green, Inc.)
  5. Did 2009 see less media coverage of climate change and the environment than the previous two years? (EcoGeek)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 28

Written by | December 28th, 2009


Yes, we’re in that post-holiday daze that comes from too much egg nog, but we’re still here to give you a quick scoop on the top 5 green news stories of the day: Environmental journalism is losing one of its best reporters — Andy Revkin has left the New York Times to work at Pace University. But his […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 25

Written by | November 25th, 2009


There’s a lot to be thankful this morning, readers. The majority of Americans believe that climate change is happening, and want to do something about it.  Someday, your cell phone’s waste heat could actually make its battery last longer.  There’s hope for a rise in e-recycling. Something else we’re thankful for? A well-deserved long weekend. […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 11

Written by | November 11th, 2009


Happy Veterans’ Day, readers! Thank a solider for his or her service, give ‘em a hug, and then dive into today’s roundup of the best green news on the interwebs: The Daily Green weighs in on the “real vs. artificial” Christmas tree debate. Is it really that time of the year already? There’s a green […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 9

Written by | November 9th, 2009


That’s not lice causing that scratching on your head (at least, we hope not) — it’s just a lot of head scratchers in today’s hot green news roundup. Stop the itch of curiosity right here! Now here’s a question that’s been keeping millions up at night! Which is greener: Going into the refrigerator for a […]

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