Tag: carbon market

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 7

Written by | June 7th, 2011

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Our cool green news bites are E. coli-free, we promise:

  1. Some amazing volunteers are caring for stranded pilot whales in Florida. (The New York Times)
  2. Another argument in favor of carbon markets–they can help reduce forest fires. (Green Biz)
  3. Takeout food in California could get even better, if the styrofoam ban passes. (LA Times)
  4. A Belgian high-speed rail line is now also a 2-mile solar tunnel. (YaleE360)
  5. New study warns that global warming will disrupt food supplies aross the globe. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 13

Written by | January 13th, 2010

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The following five links are guaranteed to add a significant chunk of “cool” and “green” to your Wednesday morning:

  1. EPA leader Lisa Jackson lists the agency’s priorities for 2010; tackling climate change is still way up there. (Treehugger)
  2. Who really needs a carbon market? Here’s a compelling argument for “everyone.” (Environmental Leader)
  3. A new study concludes that governments, not consumers, should be responsible for identifying and supporting sustainable fisheries. (New Scientist)
  4. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar says public lands will no longer serve as a “candy store” for oil and gas companies. (New York Times)
  5. Electric cars dominate Detroit’s North American International Auto Show. (EcoGeek)

Copenhagen 201: An Inside View on the Major Issues

Written by | December 7th, 2009

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As negotiators kick off two weeks of climate change talks in Copenhagen today, Duncan Marsh, director of international climate change policy for The Nature Conservancy, discusses in detail some of the key issues and news events that will surround the debate. For more on Copenhagen, be sure to check out our Copenhagen 101 feature. ***** […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 8

Written by | May 8th, 2009

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Disappearance is everywhere this morning — disappearing seaweed, carbon emissions credits, legitimate carbon offsets, and rhinos. All going poof in the daily roundup of the five best stories out there every morning. Beam me up, Scottie… Check out this disappearing seaweed at the bottom of Egypt’s Red Sea (see video above, courtesy of Meignorant.com). It’s […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, Feb. 27

Written by | February 27th, 2009

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It’s the end of the week, and of course our thoughts turn to good times, laughter, and flatulence…strictly as a climate-change issue, you understand. Catch the latest on stopping passed gas from going greenhouse — and all the rest of today’s hot green links: Not a Fart Joke: You might have missed this yesterday, but […]

How Much for a Ton of Carbon?

Written by | February 26th, 2009

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This post is written and contributed by Emily Manley, marketing specialist with The Nature Conservancy in New York. A dollar won’t get you very far these days. But if you have $3.38 in your pocket, well, you can buy a whole ton of carbon on the RGGI auction block. RGGI, pronounced “Reggie,” stands for the Regional […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, Feb. 5

Written by | February 5th, 2009

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Yes indeed, if there was ever a time to make lemonade out of lemons, it’s now. Because we might not have any lemons left if we don’t take action soon… No More California Lemons? U.S. energy secretary Steven Chu issued a dire warning yesterday, saying California’s farms and vineyards could be gone by the end of […]

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