Tag: CFLs

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 11

Written by | July 11th, 2011

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Happy Cool Green Monday!

  1. Conservancy marine scientist Laura Geselbracht explains why sea level rise is such a big deal for Florida’s Gulf Coast. (Grist)
  2. A new study revealed that today’s polar bears started out brown and Irish. (Scientific American)
  3. Love solar power, but not so crazy about solar panels? Meet solar ivy. (CleanTechnica)
  4. Brand-new South Sudan is home to some increasingly rare African megafauna. (Mongabay)
  5. In defense of “personal liberty,” Republicans in Congress move to stop the adoption of energy-efficient light bulbs. (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 6

Written by | April 6th, 2011

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The news!

  1. There’s no more radiation-tainted water leaking into the ocean, says the operator of a Japanese power plant. (Reuters, via Huffington Post Green)
  2. The White House promises to veto a potential bill to bar the EPA from regulating greenhouse gas emissions. (Green)
  3. The good news: Leatherback turtles are making a comeback in Florida. The bad news: It may be because they’re running out of predators. (Treehugger)
  4. Americans only recycle two percent of the compact fluorescent light bulbs that they toss. (Grist)
  5. How’s this for alternative energy? The sewers of Paris will heat schools, and also the presidential palace. (Reuters Life, via Yahoo Green)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 9

Written by | February 9th, 2011

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Pollution– it’s out of this world. That, and so much more, in today’s Cool Green Morning:

  1. The Pacific walrus is on the endangered species waiting list. (DotEarth)
  2. Take a look at the world’s 10 most threatened forests. (Guardian Eco)
  3. Turns out pollution isn’t just a problem here on Earth, because countries are developing methods for cleaning up space trash. (Grist)
  4. Does love make you greener? (Treehugger)
  5. Don’t hoard incandescent light bulbs! CFLs are pretty great, and are getting even better. (Green House)
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