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Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 19

Written by | November 19th, 2012

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Happy World Toilet Day! How are you celebrating? Just kidding; we probably don’t want to know.

  1. On World Toilet Day, companies address the global sanitation crisis. (Triple Pundit)
  2. We can’t fight poverty if we don’t fight climate change, says the World Bank. (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. Americans waste a whole lot of turkey each year (like, in the hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth). (Treehugger)
  4. This new plug-in electric vehicle can charge up to 80% in just 20 minutes. (Inhabitat)
  5. What does the world need for water security? A global treaty on rivers might be a start. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 18

Written by | April 18th, 2012

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Get your green news right here:

  1. A new report says electric vehicles are good for the environment and also for your wallet. (CleanTechnica)
  2. Vote for your favorite of these clever and hilarious Earth Day haikus. (Grist)
  3. Bad news: deadly “citrus greening” has been found in California. (Green)
  4. A new poll reveals that many Americans are finally connecting the dots between climate change and wacky weather. (New York Times)
  5. How green/not green is “the cloud”? (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 17

Written by | April 17th, 2012

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Extra, extra, get your green news here!

  1. Meet the 6 environmental heroes who have won the Green Nobel Prize. (Mongabay)
  2. Are electric vehicles worth it? (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. Mexico is thisclose to passing a new climate change law. (Ecopreneurist)
  4. The latest generation of landscape architects is reinventing the urban park. (Grist)
  5. High school for girls = population control = sustainable growth. (Green)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 15

Written by | December 15th, 2011

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Be prepared to be extremely bugged out.

  1. Scientists have discovered a jumping cockroach — and there’s video! (Huffington Post)
  2. At IKEA, you can shop for furniture, eat Swedish meatballs and now charge your electric vehicle. (Market Watch)
  3. Chicago’s Uncommon Ground is the greenest restaurant in the country. (TreeHugger)
  4. Have you signed up for Audobon’s annual Christmas Bird Count? (Audubon)
  5. Black hole to eat a cloud of gas. Nom nom nom. (National Geographic)

Obama’s State of the Union: A Step Forward for Energy Policy?

Written by | January 26th, 2011

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The president laid out some ambitious energy goals that could provide jobs, cleaner air, energy security and a reduction in the rate of climate change. But can we get there?

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 […]

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