Tag: deepwater horizon

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 23

Written by | July 23rd, 2012


It’s time to start your week, and to help, here’s your cool green news.

  1. We know — it’s HOT. So here are 10 design tips for beating the heat and using less AC. (Treehugger)
  2. Dolphin deaths in the Gulf: Horizon Deepwater spill may be to blame. (Mongabay)
  3. Corporations are sending employees on sabbaticals to do green, sustainable research. (GreenBiz)
  4. New air pollution restrictions going into effect next month raise the ire of cruise ship industry. (Washington Post)
  5. New Poll: Gen Xers unconcerned about climate change. (Green House)

Two Years Later: New Partnership for People and Nature in the Gulf

Written by | April 20th, 2012


We’re excited to announce an important partnership to protect the gulf’s ecosystems for people and nature.

Two Years Later: Restoring the Gulf

Written by | March 28th, 2012


It’s been two years since the devastating Deepwater Horizon oil spill. See what it will take to restore the Gulf of Mexico — not just from the effects of the oil spill, but from the decades of degradation that have gone before.

Tell Congress: Oil Spill Fines Must Go to the Gulf

Written by | April 20th, 2011


The penalties that BP must pay are currently slated to go to the general Treasury. Our CEO explains why that’s a travesty and who’s working to change the law.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 10

Written by | June 10th, 2010


Take 5 minutes to get cool and green this morning — you won’t regret it:

  1. Interesting finding in the Gulf: some of the oil is not from Deepwater Horizon. (Green, Inc.)
  2. Is the Selmunett lizard extinct or not? Depends on who you ask. (Extinction Countdown)
  3. New legislation — aka “Larry’s Law” — attempts to tackle gender equity in science. (The New York Times)
  4. Does having kids break the 8th commandment “thou shalt not steal?” Yes, if you live Down Under. (Treehugger)
  5. Borrowing your friend’s car takes on a whole new meaning in California. (The Daily Green)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 14

Written by | May 14th, 2010


The mass of men lead lives of quiet, ungreen desperation. Don’t be one of them:

  1. A zero-carbon solar yacht is the talk of the super rich (we hear, not knowing any ourselves). (Treehugger)
  2. By 2300, half the planet will be uninhabitable by humans because of climate change, says a new study. (But which half?) (CleanTechnica)
  3. How do you ruin the habitat of the broad-headed snake? Move its favorite rock 30 centimeters. (Conservation Maven)
  4. BP is taking suggestions on how to cap the Deepwater Horizon well. So is Jimmy Kimmel. (Dot Earth)
  5. Climate change is snuffing out lizard species worldwide, right now. (Green/New York Times)

The Risks of Moving to the Frontier for Hydrocarbons

Written by | May 10th, 2010


The Gulf oil spill is a consequence of the world’s push to extract hydrocarbons from increasingly more difficult and expensive places — and a sign we should be diversifying our energy supplies.

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