Tag: David Roberts

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 28

Written by | January 28th, 2010

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Your daily cup of the coolest green news online is brewed and piping hot:

  1. DNA testing could help cut down on the smuggling of chimpanzees. (Extinction Countdown)
  2. Solar-powered bibles are the latest green-tech contribution to Haiti. (Good Clean Tech)
  3. Will biodiversity soon be as hotly debated as climate change? (Earth Watch)
  4. David Roberts admits to major cynicism over Obama’s State of the Union address on the topics of energy and climate change. (Grist)
  5. Thoreau wasn’t just hanging out in the woods writing… his observations of plants are proving useful to scientists studying climate change today. (Conservation Journal Watch)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 2

Written by | December 2nd, 2009

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Happy Cool Green Wednesday, everyone!  Read on for the day’s top stories, like a cap-and-trade vid that’s making the wrong argument, good news for hybrid and electric vehicle drivers in Canada and Copenhagen’s teamwork-powered Christmas tree (see above).  Enjoy! David Roberts over at Grist explains why the new anti-cap-and-trade video from the maker of “The […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, September 17

Written by | September 17th, 2009

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Mountain gorillas, salmon, killer whales, even cute bunnies… we’re animal-friendly here at Cool Green Morning. From wild creatures to the latest news on the Senate cap-and-trade vote, we’ve got something that will float your boat in today’s round-up of Cool Green News links. Can better health care for local people help save endangered mountain gorillas? It all comes […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 6

Written by | March 6th, 2009

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Climatologists have long feared that climate change would eventually unfreeze the frozen methane at the bottom of the Arctic Sea — and that that methane (a greenhouse gas with a warming potential 25 times that of carbon dioxide) would accelerate climate change exponentially. Well, that methane melting is here — the writer Bill McKibben told […]

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