Tag: Clean Technica

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, October 6

Written by | October 6th, 2011


The legendary Steve Jobs passed away last night. We’re iSad about it, too.

  1. The world turns to the very devices Steve Jobs created to mourn his death. (Washington Post)
  2. Footballs and solar panels: two NFL teams green their stadiums. (Clean Technica)
  3. Mattel reveals their new sustainable packaging goals. Barbie and Ken celebrate! (Business Green)
  4. Heirloom-produce loving eaters now have a bigger say in what crops local farmers grow. (Grist)
  5. Americans love their blue jeans, so why not give sustainable denim a try? (The Daily Green)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 4

Written by | October 4th, 2011


Gadget addiction, is that really a thing? I’ll check my phone for Tweets about it.

  1. A rumored compact Prius could get 94 MPH, but the biggest surprise is the price. (Clean Technica)
  2. Marshall Islands creates a shark park so big that Mexico could fit inside. (Mongabay)
  3. Energy bills and emissions are still rising due to our gadget addiction. (Guardian)
  4. The city of Austin’s facilities are now fully powered by renewables. (EcoGeek)
  5. A severe water shortage causes a second island in the South Pacific to declare a state of emergency. (BBC)


Cool Green Morning: Monday, September 26

Written by | September 27th, 2011


Look, up in the sky. It’s the “dark” supermoon!

  1. Fish exposed to the Gulf oil spill have undergone cellular changes, could have lasting damage. (Washington Post)
  2. Be on the lookout tonight for the “dark” supermoon. (National Geographic)
  3. The Cincinnati Zoo is now getting its power for pennies, and you could too. (Clean Technica)
  4. Birds caught in fishing lines are dying by the thousands. (TreeHugger)
  5. Oxford University says the red squirrel could be extinct in the next 20 years. (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, September 1

Written by | September 1st, 2011


Seriously, it’s September? Today?

  1. Endangered hawksbill turtles have been discovered surviving in a novel habitat. (LA Times)
  2. A long-lost ladybird species has been seen breeding for the first time in 60 years. (Guardian)
  3. Want an interesting way to improve your child’s behavior? Maybe try beekeeping. (TreeHugger)
  4. A new (and cheap) portable hologram microscope can detect bacteria like E. coli. (BBC)
  5. Latest LED lightbulb hits the market for under $15, and it may go lower. (Clean Technica)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 19

Written by | August 19th, 2011


Are you looking for 5 green links to jump-start your day? Well then, get started:

  1. Wildlife cams are providing a unique view on animals and their habitat. (Green)
  2. A fishing ban in Mexico helps restore a species–but is it enough? (The Christian Science Monitor)
  3. This cool new map of ice movement in Antarctica should help climatologists studying the region. (BBC)
  4. Some 180,000 families in North America are living off the grid. Wo-hoo, no electric bills! (Clean Technica)
  5. The weather in 2011 cost a lot of money in damages–$35 billion and counting. (The Daily Green)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 14

Written by | April 14th, 2011


With our big brains, shouldn’t we humans be able to solve climate change?

  1. A new Nature Conservancy study offers a roadmap for wind development that doesn’t harm wildlife. (Clean Technica)
  2. It turns out that having a bigger brain does get you ahead in life. At least, if you’re an invasive species. (Conservation Journal Watch
  3. We need to get more women involved in green technology, says Kristina Johnson. (GreenBiz)
  4. Wolves are now off the endangered species list–which isn’t as good as it sounds. (The New York Times)
  5. One of the world’s great environmental thinkers offers some advice on energy use. (Green)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, February 8

Written by | February 8th, 2011


We’re feeling just a tad silly today:

  1. These bike snow-plows will astound… as will the author’s simile comparing them to the Hindu pantheon. (Grist)
  2. Yes, rockhopper penguins are pretty cool, but photos of them taking a shower? Really cool! (Treehugger)
  3. A high school student in Albany, NY, uses camera traps to assess urban wildlife vs. ‘wild’ wildlife, with surprising results. (NY Times)
  4. How is a waffle iron like a low-cost solar panel? (Clean Technica)
  5. “Oobleck,” a sticky mixture named for a Dr. Seuss story, could have plugged the oil well in the Gulf. (Wired)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 17

Written by | December 17th, 2010


Napoleon Dynamite might love ligers, but let’s hope there aren’t more hybrid animals on the way. Here are your five cool links:

  1. Are “grolar bears” just the start? Melting Arctic ice could lead to more hybrid animals. (Treehugger)
  2. One airline is switching to low carbon forest fuel. (Clean Technica)
  3. Another bonus from wind turbines, they might actually help surrounding crops. (EcoGeek)
  4. Playstation 3, Xbox 360 or the Wii? One is six times more energy efficient! (GreenBiz)
  5. Is the decline of vultures in Kenya being caused by poisoned carcasses? (BBC)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, October 8

Written by | October 8th, 2010


Is it just me or is this a Cool Green Morning?

  1. A group of scientists has named the top green automaker, and it’s not Toyota. (Los Angeles Times)
  2. I’m not sure why, but here’s a solar-powered cockroach. (Treehugger)
  3. Genetically modified corn is helping all corn farmers make billions in profits. (NPR)
  4. Google is investing $1 million in a human-powered monorail. (Clean Technica)
  5. The U.S. military is now fighting to decrease its dependence on fossil fuels. (The New York Times)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, May 10

Written by | May 10th, 2010


What we’re all reading while waiting for our next Gulf oil spill updates:

  1. Google Maps maps the Gulf oil spill over your neighborhood. (CleanTechnica)
  2. Why does image matter for climate change? (Dot Earth)
  3. What you should consider when choosing a flagship species for conservation (like, oh, just hypothetically, a panda). (Conservation Maven)
  4. China energy snapshot: Nuclear and hydropower down, coal, oil and wind up (Green)
  5. Here’s a new online mag “with a vision to redefine the modern environmentalist.” (Carbon Insights)
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