Tag: budget cuts

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 21

Written by | August 21st, 2012

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From clouds that combat global warming, to turning coffee waste into plastic — we’ve got your green news covered.

  1. Could clouds have a silver lining for global warming? Some scientists think so. (Treehugger)
  2. Starbucks wants to turn your latte and scone (that you threw away) into plastic. Wait…what? (Grist)
  3. A mother giraffe stays by her dead newborn, reopening the debate: Do animals mourn the dead? (BBC Nature)
  4. After years of budget cuts, national parks are showing signs of strain. (Washington Post)
  5. An independent assessment confirms a decrease in Amazon deforestation last year. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, July 25

Written by | July 25th, 2012

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Apparently it’s not a cool green morning in Greenland.

  1. NASA reports “unprecedented,” “extraordinary” ice melt in Greenland. (Grist)
  2. The U.S. throws $11.4 billion in the trash every year. (Treehugger)
  3. Underwater sea lab that helps us understand oceans gets axed due to budget cuts. (Washington Post)
  4. Mysterious, colorful lobsters are being caught more often, and no one knows why. (Discovery News)
  5. Some of the world’s biggest companies are now mapping where our limited water resources exist — will this help them sustainably use it, or grab it faster? (Scientific American)

The Budget Control Process and America’s Environment

Written by | November 3rd, 2011

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This past year of budget cutting has revealed that America’s natural resource funding is a target for deep cuts. Will these programs be cut even more in the Budget Control Act process?

A Cloud Hangs Over Our Hunting and Fishing Future

Written by | March 28th, 2011

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Keith Curley, director of government affairs for Trout Unlimited, reacts to a bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and its potential harm to our nation’s fish and wildlife populations.

Putting Up Firewood for Next Winter

Written by | March 23rd, 2011

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Director of U.S. Government Relations Bob Bendick wants to know why Congress hasn’t heard that Americans still care about conservation. Your voice can make a difference.

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