Tag: Clean Air Act

Obama Kickstarts Action on Climate Change

Written by | June 25th, 2013

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When it comes to boosting the economy and fighting climate change, President Obama declares it’s not an “either/or.” It’s a “both/and” approach. Learn more about his roadmap for America’s leadership on climate change.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 30

Written by | January 30th, 2013

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Grab that coffee and read up on what’s catching our eye in the world of green news.

  1. These whales have welcomed a deformed dolphin into their pod. (Treehugger)
  2. Killer kittens: house cats kill up to 25 billion birds and small mammals a year. (Mongabay)
  3. First a drought, raging wildfires and now a flood? Australia is getting hit hard with crazy weather. (BBC)
  4. Our freshwater scientist writes about travels in a haunting landscape — and mysterious animal sounds. (Green)
  5. Is it time for a clean air act in China? (Wall Street Journal)

3 Holiday Wishes for Kids

Written by | December 22nd, 2011

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You can’t find these gifts in any store, but you can find them in nature. Scientist Jon Hoekstra shares his hopes for kids today.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 26

Written by | April 26th, 2011

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If the Clean Air Act helps us live longer, just think what a climate change policy could do:

  1. A new federal report paints a grim picture of water resources in the 21st century. (Green)
  2. Australia’s 2009 wildfires may have helped save the rare Buxton silver gum tree. (Extinction Countdown)
  3. Three dogs helped sniff out the habitat of an endangeredVietnamese turtle. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  4. Have you thought about the energy footprint of your web surfing habit? Greenpeace has. (Grist)
  5. In case you doubted the benefits of the Clean Air Act, a new study says it helps you live 4-8 months longer. (Treehugger)

Earth Day & Faith: Why Should Christians Care?

Written by | April 21st, 2011

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Author and pastor Jonathan Merritt examines why “environmentalist” is still a dirty word among some Christians and how that can be changed.

Heeding Teddy Roosevelt’s Words: Investing in Nature Is Investing in America

Written by | March 11th, 2011

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Our president and CEO Mark Tercek urges Congress and the White House to remember what Roosevelt called “our duty” to steward the country’s natural resources.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, July 28

Written by | July 28th, 2010

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Get your Cool Green Morning on:

  1. Portland, Oregon is the solar-y-est city the northwest United States. (CleanTechnica)
  2. What does our relatively recent super-snowy winter really say about climate change and weather patterns? (Dot Earth)
  3. The nation’s largest wind farm is currently under construction in California. (EcoGeek)
  4. Oil in the Gulf may be dissipating, but the effects of the spill will probably still be felt for decades. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Seriously– who doesn’t want (legally protected) clean air? (Grist)

Will We Repair Our Green Infrastructure?

Written by | July 16th, 2009

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The Amtrak train sits idle in the station, as the passengers alternately make cell phone calls from the platform or drink warm beer from their seats. There’s a gas leak ahead along the tracks in Baltimore, and the whole Northeast rail corridor is shut down. Coming on the heels of the June crash in the […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 13

Written by | May 13th, 2009

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Gas from garbage? Whales doing what they used to do? A future without coal? Get the hottest green online news below…every AM here in Cool Green Morning: The Obama administration plans no changes in the way it talks about climate change, reports The Wall Street Journal, although administration officials have met with consultants who recommend […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 16

Written by | March 16th, 2009

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That’s Malé, capital of the Maldives, in the photo above. Understand why they’re concerned about sea-level rise from climate change? And yet the president of the Maldives has just made an extraordinary pledge to green his country — part of the five green links you must click on this morning: And a Small Nation Will […]

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