Tag: climate bill

Cool Green Morning: Friday, November 19

Written by | November 19th, 2010

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Greening your news, 5 links at a time:

  1. The EPA has an idea for how to address ocean acidification at the policy level. (Green)
  2. The latest trend in professional sports: green stadiums. (Green Biz)
  3. Behavioral research shows people just can’t handle the most dire predictions of climate change. (Dot Earth)
  4. The U.S. climate bill may have failed, but that won’t stop green tech. (Yale E360)
  5. To make room for more cars, NYC drops some bike lanes. Huh? (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 5

Written by | October 5th, 2010

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Leave it to the Brits to bring us “Splattergate” on this fine cool green morning:

  1. An irreverant video featuring exploding schoolchildren causes an uproar for British climate group 10:10. (DotEarth)
  2. And more funny business from across the pond: a UK town uses human waste to heat homes. (BBC)
  3. Are compostable chip bags really that noisy? (GreenBiz)
  4. The U.S. military goes green. (The New York Times)
  5. Who’s to blame for killing the climate bill? (The Vine)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 30

Written by | August 30th, 2010

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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: Tuesday, August 3

Written by | August 3rd, 2010

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Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 29

Written by | July 29th, 2010

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Reporting cool green news to you from the Hottest Decade on Record:

  1. All evidence points to global warming in NOAA’s State of the Climate report released yesterday (Green).
  2. The West will lead us forward… to cap-and-trade, at least. (The Vine)
  3. What do warming oceans mean for plankton? (Treehugger)
  4. Ecologists need to start thinking about the end of cheap oil now, says a new report. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. In the wreckage of the climate bill, what next? (Yale 360)

‘Powering the Future’: What’s It Going to Take?

Written by | July 15th, 2010

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Solar paint, photovoltaics clothes, and why the world’s wrong about China going green — learn about a Discovery Channel series on renewable energy debuting this Saturday and hosted by our lead scientist Sanjayan.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 15

Written by | June 15th, 2010

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Bringing you the top 5 coolest and greenest links around, free of charge:

  1. Waxman takes on BP, asking if the company’s “shortcuts” caused the spill. (The Vine)
  2. In need of a little luck? Try wishing on a star or tapping your heels together 3 times… anything but the South African custom of smoking (endangered) vulture brains. (Extinction Countdown)
  3. The oil spill may spur action on an energy bill, but not a climate bill. (The New York Times)
  4. Here’s a real feel-good story: solar-powered refrigerators are helping bring vaccines to people in developing countries. (EcoGeek)
  5. How is the Gulf oil spill like 9/11? (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 8

Written by | June 8th, 2010

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We have some important questions here folks:

  1. How many years will the clean-up in the Gulf take? (The New York Times)
  2. What kind of energy bill are we looking at now? (The Vine)
  3. And is the climate bill really going to pass anyway? (Grist)
  4. What influences the spread of invasive species more — a country’s climate and geography or its wealth and population? (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. Finally, which is greener, beer or wine? (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 21

Written by | May 21st, 2010

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Happy Bike-to-Work Day! Reward yourself for a ride well done with these five green links:

  1. The EPA orders BP to use a less-toxic oil dispersant in the Gulf. (Wired)
  2. If you have to drive (and a lot of us do), here’s what you can do to lessen your CARbon impact. (Sorry, that was terrible.) (Ask Umbra)
  3. A new report says that if the climate bill passes, it’ll create a decent number of jobs– about 200,000 a year from 2011-2020. (Green)
  4. Climate change is messing with weeds in Australia, which could be both/either good and/or bad for farmers, gardeners and ecosystems. (Treehugger)
  5. The world’s oceans have gotten significantly warmer since 1993, according to a new study. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 13

Written by | May 13th, 2010

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Caffeine? Check. Semi-balanced breakfast? Check. Green news? Check. You may now proceed with your day.

  1. The US Army is going to do this thing where it turns oil from the Gulf spill into asphalt somehow, with science. (Treehugger)
  2. In case you care, here is what the big utility companies think about the new climate bill. (CleanTechnica)
  3. Eco-aggression: the next big thing in recycling and/or art. (Green)
  4. Researchers have taken the first-ever samples of ocean water at the north pole to determine just how acidified the Arctic Sea has become. (Guardian Eco)
  5. A new poll says half of Americans are still cool with offshore drilling. Okay then. (AP/Huffington Post Green)
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