Tag: climate skeptic

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 30

Written by | July 30th, 2012

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Hopefully some great green news will make your Monday a little less painful:

  1. These American Olympians deserve gold medals in greenness. (Treehugger)
  2. A former climate skeptic changes his mind. (DotEarth)
  3. These green cowboys are taking care of the land and still making money. Yeehaw! (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. What should you do with “gray” water? (Grist)
  5. In Australia, waves are for hangin’ 10 and also for energy. (CleanTechnica)

How to Change a Climate Skeptic’s Mind

Written by | February 8th, 2011

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How do you convince Uncle Charlie that climate change is real? Conservancy climate scientist Evan Girvetz says new mobile apps and books might do the trick.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 1

Written by | September 1st, 2010

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It’s still pretty warm outside, but these five links are as cool as can be.

  1. New images and data from NASA reveal a surge in Amazon wildfires. (Mongabay)
  2. A famous climate skeptic does an about-face– and suggests a global tax on carbon emissions. (Green)
  3. Is “dry water” our next great hope for stopping climate change? (GreenBiz)
  4. A push toward sustainability is helping some companies not just survive tough economic times, but thrive. (Grist)
  5. Back-to-school time already? Here’s how to kick off your year, eco-style. (The Daily Green)

Can Scientists Communicate Better About Climate Change? Part II

Written by | August 26th, 2010

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Our debate on where communicating climate science went wrong continues with a look at what scientists need to do to regain the public’s trust…if anything.

Can Scientists Communicate Better About Climate Change? Part I

Written by | August 13th, 2010

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It’s been a bad year for climate science communication — but who’s to blame? Scientists? Politicians? Al Gore? Five leading scientists discuss — read and let us know what you think!

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 17

Written by | March 17th, 2010

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It’s the greenest of all Cool Green Mornings– the St. Patrick’s Day edition. Grab a handful of Irish potatoes and dive into the day’s must-read news. Sláinte!:

  1. Make today’s green beer greener by using gentle, eco-friendly dyes. (Planet Green)
  2. Some greenhouse gases contributing to ice sheet melt might actually originate from underneath ice sheets. (Wired)
  3. If everyone adopts it in their homes and businesses, LED lighting could save Americans $120 billion over the next 20 years. (EcoGeek)
  4. Chanel’s Karl Lagerfeld: the official climate skeptic of Paris Fashion Week. (Fast Company)
  5. A new study indicates that not all CO2 emissions are created equal. (The Vine)

Has ‘Climategate’ Affected Your Trust in Science?

Written by | February 8th, 2010

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Have recent revelations about email dustups and some unsupported claims regarding climate change shaken your confidence in science as a whole? Or are these just anomalies and human failings, and your trust in science still strong? Let us know — leave a comment below.

The Real Meaning of Those Stolen Climate Emails

Written by | November 30th, 2009

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The pilfering of email correspondence among climate scientists from a major climate center in Britain two weeks ago has grown into a very public controversy unimaginatively dubbed “Climategate.” Some of the emails revealed those scientists scoffing at (but also fearful of) climate skeptics — to the point of wanting to block publication of some scientific […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 30

Written by | November 30th, 2009

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Thanksgiving: Gain 5 pounds, take 5 days off. Monday After Thanksgiving: Come back to work, find 5 great new green stories, fresh from the online space. I’ll make that trade-off any Cool Green Morning. (See you on the elliptical.) Who’s going to save one of the world’s largest peat swamp forests from being drained (and […]

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