Tag: carbon offsets

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 2

Written by | February 2nd, 2011

 (0)

Punxsutawney Phil may say winter’s over, but keep a sweater on hand for these cool green links:

  1. The NFL plans to offset the 15,000 megawatt hours of energy it’ll expend during the Super Bowl. (Treehugger)
  2. The EPA is going to limit the amount of toxic rocket fuel chemicals in your drinking water, which sounds like a good idea. (AP via Washington Post)
  3. A California woman has turned her home into a sanctuary for rare, threatened birds. (Mongabay)
  4. The Yellow Pages is making it easy to opt out of receiving the paper-heavy phone book. (Green House)
  5. Is Jon Huntsman the greenest GOP presidential hopeful? (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 30

Written by | August 30th, 2010

 (0)

Cooler and greener (and maybe just as tart) as a lime-flavored ice pop:

  1. So, what’s next for enviro groups? (Washington Post)
  2. They certainly are orange, but are they green? A look at the eco-sins of the Jersey Shore cast. (Grist)
  3. An e-reader could possibly take your reading habits to carbon-neutral levels. (EcoGeek)
  4. Invasive species are bad news for many reasons, and also really, really expensive to deal with. (Treehugger)
  5. Air travelers just aren’t that into carbon offsets, says a new study. (Guardian Eco)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 21

Written by | April 21st, 2010

 (0)

Get your cool green news consumption on:

  1. If Congress and the president fail to act on climate change, the judicial system might be able to take over. (Wired)
  2. Inquiring minds and hippies want to know: How carbon-neutral is Dave Matthews’ offset provider? (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. The Princeton Review and the US Green Building Council just released a free online guide to the country’s greenest colleges. (Greener Buildings)
  4. In the magical land of the United Kingdom, every political party has a clean energy plan. (Grist)
  5. Australia’s “war” on invasive toads accidentally leads to the vehicular homicide of native toads. Oops. (Journal Watch Online)

MacHeist: Why You Should Choose The Nature Conservancy

Written by | March 4th, 2010

 (2)

Until next Tuesday, MacHeist is once again donating 25 percent of every sale to some amazing charities — like The Nature Conservancy, says green tech blogger Dave Connell.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 28

Written by | October 28th, 2009

 (1)

There are more trees out there than previously thought. Carbon emissions may soon be offset with a text message. Tractor-trailers might be going green (really?). It’s a yucky, rainy morning here in Cool Green Science Land, so let’s brighten it up with some nice, happy (for the most part) green news: Best headline of the […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, October 15

Written by | October 15th, 2009

 (0)

Marijuana causes drought, endangered species are expensive, and wetlands store carbon… who knew? Now you do, thanks to this morning’s round-up of Cool Green News links. New data suggest that wetlands could store six times more carbon per acre than forests, leading some scientists and companies to consider wetlands restoration as the next shining hope for carbon offsets. […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 7

Written by | October 7th, 2009

 (0)

Lots of good news today, readers!  The fate of tuna:  not necessarily hopeless!  Global carbon emissions are down!  Drinking wine from a barrel is a totally green thing to do!  Who doesn’t love kicking off their Cool Green Morning on a positive note?: Every cloud has a silver lining, right?  Yale Environment 360 reports that […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 23

Written by | July 23rd, 2009

 (1)

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Steven Chu www.thedailyshow.com   First, we hear Steven Chu has a Facebook page. Now he’s appearing on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. What next? Read on for all the latest Cool Green News on this fine Cool Green Morning. Will farmers do […]

Five Things I Learned About ACES in Five Minutes on Twitter

Written by | July 16th, 2009

 (0)

Seriously, this is going to be a regular thing. Why? Because we love twitter. Think ACES is going to be the end of coal as we know it? Think again. SolveClimate reports that 43 old fashioned coal-fired power plants that are either already under construction or into the permitting process will come online without the […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 8

Written by | May 8th, 2009

 (0)

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 […]

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

Latest Tweets from @nature_org