Tag: Climate Progress

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 16

Written by | October 16th, 2012

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Looking for the latest green news? We’ve got you covered.

  1. There’s hot and then there’s September. Last month takes the cake as hottest Sept ever. (Scientific American)
  2. So then, how is it possible that global warming “has ended”? Hint: it hasn’t. (Climate Progress)
  3. When it comes to treefrogs, turns out that size DOES matter… (BBC Nature)
  4. Another benefit of bike lines: an increase in consumer spending. (Mother Nature Network)
  5. 50% of Hawaii is experiencing drought. Are trade winds to blame? (TreeHugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, February 7

Written by | February 7th, 2012

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This just in: sand castles might make beach-goers sick.

  1. The EPA warns beach sand may contain illness-inducing bacteria. (TreeHugger)
  2. Two teenagers are helping Girl Scouts end deforestation. (Grist)
  3. Will global warming ruin football in the southern US? (Climate Progress)
  4. Electric bicycles take on San Francisco’s famous hills. (Green)
  5. Teaching students about climate change proves to be tricky for teachers. (Dot Earth)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, November 3

Written by | November 3rd, 2011

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Today’s green news gives us the shakes.

  1. Oklahoma Geological Survey has found that hydraulic fracturing may have triggered small earthquakes in Oklahoma. (Climate Progress)
  2. Could an artificial cave in Tennessee help protect bats from white-nose syndrome? (Scientific American)
  3. No longer just a mirage in the desert: Morocco to host the first solar and windfarm across North Africa and the Middle East. (Guardian)
  4. More than 50 tons of plastic went into making this first recycled bridge in Europe. (Grist)
  5. A $2 million florist bill OR 2 million trees planted in the Brazil rainforest? We think this is an easy decision, Kim Kardashian! (MTV Act)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 17

Written by | August 17th, 2011

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It’s been pretty hot out this year. Maybe you’ve noticed?

  1. So far this year, six nations have experienced record-high temperatures. Zero nations have experienced record lows. (Mongabay)
  2. In the US, these record highs are causing water pipes to “burst like geysers.” (Climate Progress)
  3. London schools offer lessons in green IT. (Greener Computing)
  4. The harmless-yet-somewhat-creepy-looking Lake Erie watersnake is making a comeback. (Green)
  5. Check out these great close-ups of rare mammals from a huge camera-trap study. (Wired)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, July 8

Written by | July 8th, 2011

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Air pollution, haboobs and puffins… the hottest green topics, delivered straight to your (virtual) doorstep:

  1. A new study finds nearly 1 in 10 fish in the Pacific have consumed plastic. (The Christian Science Monitor)
  2. Do smoggy skies make you feel depressed? It’s not just your imagination. (TreeHugger)
  3. Is the giant dust storm (aka “haboob”) that overtook Phoenix a glimpse of the future? (Climate Progress)
  4. The secret lives of puffins are revealed via underground cameras. (BBC)
  5. Giving local communities, not governments, control is what helps slow deforestation. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 11

Written by | January 11th, 2011

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These 5 cool green links will turn your dial up to 11:

  1. The question is: what do we do about glacier melt? (Earth Watch)
  2. Commuters passing through Stockholm’s Central Station heat a nearby building. (BBC)
  3. Scientists are racing to protect the world’s 10 most endangered coral species. (Mongabay)
  4. Australia’s “inland tsunami” hits 11 on the flood dial. (Treehugger)
  5. This blog post offers “‘the solution’ to global warming.” Read on. (Climate Progress)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 6

Written by | July 6th, 2010

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You said it! Beat the heat with some cool green news:

  1. An update on just how far the oil could reach. (Green)
  2. In more spill news, a new report comes to light showing that USFWS ok’d the risk to wildlife. (The New York Times)
  3. Which is better: real nature or technological nature? (trust your instincts on this one) (Planet Green)
  4. Can we save the world’s “last ocean” from human impact? (Mongabay)
  5. It’s hot around here: new record highs beat the record colds by 5 to 1. (Climate Progress)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 23

Written by | June 23rd, 2010

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A little light(ish) reading to start your day:

  1. Here are some really terrible things that could happen in the Gulf of Mexico, thanks to the oil spill. (Treehugger)
  2. In as little as five years, Europe could be reaping the solar-power-benefits of the Saharan sun. (EcoGeek)
  3. An EPA official says that oil dispersant is helping to tame the Gulf oil spill. (Green)
  4. California’s climate law might be in trouble, and the Governator is none too pleased. (Grist)
  5. A Georgia representative thinks that clean energy legislation might actually kill people. Okay then. (Climate Progress)
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