Tag: climate skeptics

Because Moving Is Not an Option

Written by | December 12th, 2011


It may be difficult to see the effects of climate change on your every day life. Of course, you don’t live on an island chain in the Pacific Ocean where the water is rising and the fish are disappearing.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 9

Written by | August 9th, 2011


Cool Green Morning time:

  1. Al Gore doesn’t have very nice things to say about climate skeptics. (Treehugger)
  2. This historic one-year Texas drought will actually have ecological impacts for years to come. (YaleE360)
  3. What happened to the Long Island lobster? (New York Times)
  4. Get an update on Sanjayan’s Thelon expedition. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Here’s how some DC-area bike commuters rode out the hottest July on record. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 19

Written by | October 19th, 2010


The day’s top 5 cool green news stories, delivered right to your doorstep:

  1. The greenest companies in America, as ranked by Newsweek. (GreenBiz)
  2. Children take center stage at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity. (EarthWatch)
  3. What’s the least attractive wind turbine color to insects (thus potentially saving lots of birds and bats)? (Treehugger)
  4. Don’t forget to take advantage of the federal tax credit for home energy improvements before it expires at year’s end. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Midwestern climate skeptics get on board with cleaner energy. (The New York Times)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, July 2

Written by | July 2nd, 2010


Happy almost-Independence Day/three-day weekend! If you read these five great green stories reeeeeally slowly, it’ll be 5pm before you know it.

  1. Get your red, white, blue AND green on this 4th of July with reusable plates, less meat and also lasers. (Huffington Post)
  2. Do the media give too much attention to climate skeptics—or do they not give enough attention to climate change at all? (dotEarth)
  3. Maybe oil dispersant isn’t the most toxic stuff ever after all… (YaleE360)
  4. Do bikes deserve their own special highways? (Slate, via Treehugger)
  5. A bunch of weather- and TV news-people don’t believe that climate change is a real thing. (Grist)

30 Inches of Global Warming

Written by | February 25th, 2010


Killer snowstorms in Washington, DC. No snow in Vancouver. What’s an isolated weather fluctuation — and what’s a scientifically verified indicator of climate change?

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, February 23

Written by | February 23rd, 2010


Get your green on with these five cool links:

  1. Ignore the noise from climate skeptics– climate change is still happening, scientists say. (Mongabay)
  2. Ask Umbra offers tips on how to green your takeout and “reduce your carbon forkprint.” (Grist)
  3. The US is merging war training with species preservation on stateside military bases (New York Times).
  4. Keeping with that theme: the Department of Defense is working with organizations like The Nature Conservancy to protect habitat around bases. (Greenwire via New York Times)
  5. Spirit-maker Bacardi reduced its carbon emissions by nearly 10 percent last year. Party! (GreenBiz)

Open Thread August: Why Don’t Americans Get Climate Change?

Written by | August 3rd, 2009


While nearly 75% of the world thinks climate change should be a top priority for governments, only 44% of Americans agree, says a new survey. Why the disparity? Are scientists not communicating the dangers of global warming clearly, as our bloggers Rebecca Goldman and Peter Kareiva think? Are Americans not (gulp) educated enough? Are we […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 17

Written by | March 17th, 2009


Lucky shamrocks, it’s the greenest day of the year! Get in the spirit by reading our top five picks for the most important green news stories you should read today. Greener Rivers: Eoin O’Carroll explains the tradition of dying the Chicago River green for St. Patrick’s Day – and poses the enviro question of the day: Is the […]

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