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Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 16

Written by | February 16th, 2011

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Green news time!

  1. From our very own lead scientist Sanjayan: Lewis and Clark would have totally approved of this big conservation win for the Crown of the Continent. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Climate change is a “chief contributor” to civil unrest in North Africa and the Middle East, says one UN official. (Green)
  3. Are drugs destroying the Amazon? (Treehugger)
  4. A new study illustrates just how bad sea level rise could be by 2100. (How bad? Pretty bad.) (YaleE360)
  5. The greenest cars aren’t necessarily electric or hybrid. (Green House)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 10

Written by | January 10th, 2011

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Sounds like somebody’s got a case of the cool green Mondays…

  1. The dairy industry wants to lower its emissions. One tactic: targeting cow burps. (GreenBiz)
  2. Several British supermarket chains are accused of labeling fish products with misleading sustainability claims. (Business Green, via Guardian)
  3. Is a ban on nonnative reptilian pets enough to protect the U.S. from an invasive species invasion? (New York Times)
  4. It’s not just driving: parking cars is also harmful to the environment. (Scientific American)
  5. Check out the world’s fastest solar car in action. (CleanTechnica)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 21

Written by | May 21st, 2010

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Happy Bike-to-Work Day! Reward yourself for a ride well done with these five green links:

  1. The EPA orders BP to use a less-toxic oil dispersant in the Gulf. (Wired)
  2. If you have to drive (and a lot of us do), here’s what you can do to lessen your CARbon impact. (Sorry, that was terrible.) (Ask Umbra)
  3. A new report says that if the climate bill passes, it’ll create a decent number of jobs– about 200,000 a year from 2011-2020. (Green)
  4. Climate change is messing with weeds in Australia, which could be both/either good and/or bad for farmers, gardeners and ecosystems. (Treehugger)
  5. The world’s oceans have gotten significantly warmer since 1993, according to a new study. (YaleE360)
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