Tag: Climate Feedback

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 12

Written by | April 12th, 2010


Ponder Earth Day’s meaning, learn more about sea-level rise, read about our new conservation atlas…and then make a book of your own. Cool Green Morning: We give you a whole day’s worth of activities, every weekday…

  1. Can Earth Day ever become a deep movement? (Yale Environment 360)
  2. The Washington Post touts The Nature Conservancy and University of California Press’s new Conservation Atlas (Washington Post)
  3. How much could sea levels rise by 2010? Two views. (Climate Feedback)
  4. A new study examines three decades of Conservancy-led conservation easements — and how they’ve changed for the better. (Conservation Maven)
  5. How to make books out of recycled trash. (Crafting a Green World)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 26

Written by | March 26th, 2010


Disappearing islands, gorillas, sand…today’s CGM is like a magic trick gone bad. But at least you don’t have to worry anymore about climate change making the Gulf Stream disappear…

  1. A map of who’s most likely to switch to an solar-powered electric car. (CleanTechnica)
  2. Sea-level rise has made a disputed island just disappear (poof). (Climate Feedback)
  3. Will climate change alter the ocean’s warm currents? Scientists have changed their minds. (Dot Earth)
  4. Your favorite beach resort pumps in sand every year — but is it worth it? (Ecopolitology)
  5. Gorillas could be extinct in the Congo Basin by 2020, says a new report. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 23

Written by | March 23rd, 2010


Experience the unexpected, the amazing, the shocking and the horrifying! As in: Here’s another Cool Green Morning of 5 fresh green links:

  1. Are climate scientists ignoring the lessons of Climategate? (Climate Feedback)
  2. Why Arctic sea ice might get thicker before it gets thinner. (Dot Earth)
  3. From the Department of Cognitive Dissonance: Solar-powered oil fields are on the way (CleanTechnica)
  4. 7 things Glenn Beck doesn’t know about U.S. land policy. (Ecopolitology)
  5. The future of cargo hauling…via bicycle. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 19

Written by | March 19th, 2010


Greenness is like fitness — you gotta put your reps in daily. Now drop to the floor and give me 5 great green reads:

  1. Hey, men — you intimidated by those manly-man Old Spice commercials? If so, this solar razor is probably not for you. (The Chic Ecologist)
  2. The U.S. Navy is now swabbing its decks with recycled wastewater. (CleanTechnica)
  3. An Australian butterfly is emerging 10 days earlier in the spring then it did in 1941. Guess why? (Climate Feedback)
  4. Human activity is spurring the evolution of invasive characteristics in odorous house ants (that’s actually the name of the ant). (Conservation Maven)
  5. A first: A new cellphone charger that’s not an energy vampire. (EcoGeek)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 5

Written by | March 5th, 2010


A mourning dove is pecking at my window, trying to get in. Hey, pal — read Cool Green Morning on your own computer, like everybody else does!

  1. A new book says climate change will craft a new world order — United States and E.U. vs. China and Russia. (Climate Feedback)
  2. Why the “Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers” campaign is state-of-the-art conservation marketing. (Conservation Maven)
  3. The new climate change battleground: The American classroom. (Dot Earth)
  4. Greenhouse gases so hog the spotlight — so here’s a look at the neglected airborne pollutants. (The Vine)
  5. The 5 movies that should win an Oscar from a green standpoint (yes, yes,”Avatar” is still one of them). (The Daily Green)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, February 12

Written by | February 12th, 2010


Yes, yes, it’s Valentine’s weekend — calm down, don’t pull a muscle, and take a minute before your bacchanal begins to embrace Friday’s hottest green news. (You will need something to talk about at some point, right?)

  1. The team investigating those Climategate emails defends itself against charges it lacks independence. (Climate Feedback)
  2. Call it the E.U. effect: European forests are becoming more biodiverse — but more like each other, too…huh? (Conservation Maven)
  3. Zoom, zoom: Ford introduces an all-electric truck. (EcoGeek)
  4. The latest in organic? How about tobacco? (Eat. Drink. Better.)
  5. A zero-carbon underground home for a British soccer star. (Inhabitat)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 12

Written by | January 12th, 2010


5. Great. Green. Stories. Online. Now. Below. Read.

  1. Why is “Mr. Global Warming” getting a little hot under the collar? (Climate Feedback)
  2. A leading climate scientist calls on his peers to help delink one-off extreme temperatures from climate change. (Dot Earth)
  3. A sponge-like glass could revolutionize groundwater pollution cleanup. (EcoGeek)
  4. The top 9 viral videos of the enviro movement. (Ecopolitology)
  5. Why we can’t just eat all those Asian carp that are threatening the Great Lakes. (The Vine)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 23

Written by | November 23rd, 2009


East Antarctica is melting. CO2 atmospheric concentrations are the highest in 2 million years. Green innovation needs more than a price on carbon. Cheery news this Cool Green Morning! But if we’re going to Hades, at least we’re taking the bus there…fasten your seat belts and drive deep into today’s green links: Americans are loving […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, November 6

Written by | November 6th, 2009


U.S. fish stocks defecting to Canada? We can just see it now on Lou Dobbs Tonight…but remember where you heard it first — Cool, Green, Morning. Have a great weekend! Seems fishy, but overall U.S. water consumption has declined in the past 25 years — despite a growing population and increasing water use. Huh? Tina […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, November 5

Written by | November 5th, 2009


Things are looking up today — climate talks are reportedly going well, America beats the world in geothermal R&D, and great white sharks now have their very own singles bar. Ain’t life Cool? How are things in Barcelona (aside from the shocking underperformance of its namesake soccer team this year)? For the climate talks now […]

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