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Cool Green Morning: Friday, November 12

Written by | November 12th, 2010

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We’ve got good news and bad news. Which do you want first?

  1. GE is making a huge commitment to electric-vehicles. (LA Times)
  2. Newly discovered lizard species is all female, how does it survive? (Treehugger)
  3. A disturbing number of tigers have been slaughtered in the past decade. (Green)
  4. The world’s forests can adapt to climate change, limit damage. (Guardian Eco)
  5. An American city is giving $4 million to help create urban farms? (Grist)

‘Powering the Future’: What’s It Going to Take?

Written by | July 15th, 2010

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Solar paint, photovoltaics clothes, and why the world’s wrong about China going green — learn about a Discovery Channel series on renewable energy debuting this Saturday and hosted by our lead scientist Sanjayan.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 18

Written by | June 18th, 2010

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Are you planning an oil-free weekend? You’ll want to after reading our top 5 cool green news links:

  1. What’s in store for birds in the Gulf? (Yale Environment 360)
  2. And whales? A dead sperm whale found floating in the Gulf could be the spill’s largest animal victim to date. (The New York Times)
  3. Former banker Pavan Sukhdev answers questions about how we can put a price on nature’s services. (Green)
  4. If you live in Switzerland, you can get your new electric Think car at the supermarket. (Grist)
  5. With oil on the national mindset, check out these 8 alternative fuel sources. (The Daily Green)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 26

Written by | March 26th, 2010

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Disappearing islands, gorillas, sand…today’s CGM is like a magic trick gone bad. But at least you don’t have to worry anymore about climate change making the Gulf Stream disappear…

  1. A map of who’s most likely to switch to an solar-powered electric car. (CleanTechnica)
  2. Sea-level rise has made a disputed island just disappear (poof). (Climate Feedback)
  3. Will climate change alter the ocean’s warm currents? Scientists have changed their minds. (Dot Earth)
  4. Your favorite beach resort pumps in sand every year — but is it worth it? (Ecopolitology)
  5. Gorillas could be extinct in the Congo Basin by 2020, says a new report. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, February 9

Written by | February 9th, 2010

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Green your morning with the top 5 enviro-news stories online:

  1. The pika has gone from being the animal most vulnerable to climate change in the United States to not being threatened at all… what happened? (Green Inc.)
  2. Has the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) been sloppy with its science? (NY Times)
  3. No more greenwashing says the FTC… companies will need to start making eco-claims that are truly meaningful. (The Vine)
  4. Check out this clip from a new ocean film featuring the White Shark Cafe, a favorite hang-out of great white sharks. (Treehugger)
  5. If you live in the Windy City, you can now charge your electric car at a station powered by… wind, of course. (EcoGeek)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 31

Written by | December 31st, 2009

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Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 18

Written by | December 18th, 2009

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Five great green stories to distract you while you wait anxiously for the latest news from Copenhagen: Weird Solar Device of the Day goes to…this solar-powered, Joseph Cornell-like live insect theater box (Treehugger). Buy an electric car for less than $900? You can in Oklahoma through New Year’s Eve…although it tops out at 25 mph […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 23

Written by | June 23rd, 2009

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Yes, we have no shame. But when you make the front page of the New York Times’ national section, why not let the world know? Check out the video about how we’re breaching a 17-mile levee in Louisiana as part of the country’s largest floodplain restoration project, and then read on for the rest of today’s top Cool Green News links. […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 17

Written by | June 17th, 2009

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Did you miss our lead scientist Sanjayan’s appearance on “Late Night with David Letterman” on Monday? Watch part 1 in the video above and part 2 here…and see how Letterman thinks we’re all doomed by climate change, despite Dr. S’s best efforts to convince him otherwise. Then read the rest of today’s top green links […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 2

Written by | April 2nd, 2009

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Don’t be fooled by this beautiful prize-winning photo of a cane toad – the critters are such terrible pests that Australian’s destroy them with glee. Read on for all the green news from around the world in our daily round-up. How Do You Say “Plug It In” in Mandarin? China is aiming to become the world […]

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