Tag: climate change effects

Becoming a Witness to Climate Change

Written by | November 25th, 2013

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Intellectualizing climate change is one thing. But to see a changing climate first hand? That’s an experience that will stick with our lead scientist forever.

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, August 6

Written by | August 6th, 2013

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In today’s green news, we learn that New Zealand doesn’t quite live up to its “100% Pure” slogan.

  1. Dairy scare dings New Zealand’s environmental credentials. (Reuters)
  2. Heart break: the polar bear who died of climate change. (The Guardian)
  3. Meet the most exquisitely weird spiders you’ve ever seen. (Wired Science)
  4. Who wants a bite of the lab-grown hamburger? Mmmm… (Bloomberg)
  5. Six unexpected effects of climate change. (LiveScience)

Cities and Climate After Sandy: How Should We Prepare?

Written by | January 29th, 2013

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Hurricane Sandy was a wakeup call for coastal cities — but what should we do next? Five experts took on that question in the first of this spring’s “Nature and Our Future” panel discussions from the Conservancy.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 25

Written by | June 1st, 2010

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Repeat after me: Out with the jive, in with the green (cool news, that is):

  1. Climate change and bacteria. Yes, something else to worry about. (Yale Environment 360)
  2. Wanna bike commute, but intimidated? Introducing…The Monster Bike. (Treehugger)
  3. Fake, posed “wildlife” photos: the continuing scandal. (Audubon Magazine; HT 10,000 Birds)
  4. Britain to Europe: Take our domestic waste fuel pellets, please. (CleanTechnica)
  5. Could a price on carbon spur nuclear power development? (Green/The New York Times)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 10

Written by | February 10th, 2010

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We’re experiencing whiteout conditions here in Cool Green Morning land, so let’s break it up with a nice chunk of green:

  1. Unexpected effect of climate change: more fragrant roses, which is actually not good for anyone, not just people with allergies. (Treehugger)
  2. China released its first pollution census, an effort that took two years and a whole lot of manpower. (AP, via Yahoo! Green)
  3. Too much of a good thing? Aggressive recycling and composting in Berkeley, CA has left the city with a $4 million budget deficit. (SFGate)
  4. Your favorite green companies might not be as green as you think they are, according to a new report. (GreenBiz)
  5. Introduced to Congress last week: a bill that would install 10 million solar roofs and 200,000 solar water heaters in American homes over the next 10 years (if it’s passed, of course). (EcoGeek)

Climate Change: What Do You Want to Save?

Written by | August 11th, 2009

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If you’ve followed the climate change debate over the last several months – indeed, even over the last year – you may have noticed something odd: Taking action on climate change is no longer about protecting nature. Taking action is now about how climate change will boost the economy, create green jobs, protect our national […]

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