Tag: emissions

The Green Buzz: Monday, June 10

Written by | June 10th, 2013

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Hidden wildfires, ocean trash, and wolves are just some of the green news tidbits we’ve found for you this morning.

  1. The USFWS announced that wolves are losing their federal protection in almost all of the lower 48 states. (LA Times)
  2. This bums us out: Most of the trash that litters the ocean floor is recyclable. (MNN)
  3. For victims of Hurricane Sandy, the worst is not over. (Huffington Post)
  4. Clearly the problem of climate change and emissions has not been solved. (Washington Post)
  5. Think deforestation is the Amazon’s biggest problem? Think again. (It’s hidden fires.) (NASA)

After the Kyoto Protocol, What’s Next for Climate Change?

Written by | November 28th, 2011

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Delegates are meeting in Durban, South Africa to negotiate a global agreement on climate change. Are they asking the right question? Glenn Prickett may have a better idea.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 5

Written by | August 5th, 2011

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Hurricanes, dams, droughts, singing frogs and cartoons…

  1. This year’s hurricane season has an 85% chance of being worse than average. (Green)
  2. Do dams add to or help reduce climate change? A new study tips the scales toward … (Conservation Journal Watch)
  3. This cool animation shows the widening drought across the southern U.S. (The Daily Green)
  4. Trying to hold a conversation at a cocktail party isn’t easy… now frogs provide clues to why. (Mongabay)
  5. SpongeBob Squarepants talks climate change, and some people aren’t happy about that. (HuffPost Green)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 3

Written by | March 3rd, 2010

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Your daily round-up of the day’s top green news– unlike some of your favorite fruits and veggies, it’s always in season:

  1. At least 15 state legislatures are attempting to pass resolutions to block limits on greenhouse gas emissions. Is your state one of them? (Grist)
  2. Now’s the perfect time to make your home more energy-efficient– Obama just announced the “Cash for Caulkers” program. (EcoGeek)
  3. A new report says that globally, the effects of climate change hit women the hardest. (Treehugger)
  4. Of course no one wants to hear it, but according to Harvard researchers, we’re going to have to pay a lot more for fuel in order to significantly cut carbon emissions. (dotEarth)
  5. Eating in-season produce keeps your meal’s carbon footprint low (and your belly happy). Chefs recommend avoiding these foods until the spring or summer. (Yahoo Green)

Where Are We on the Road to Copenhagen?

Written by | November 9th, 2009

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It was a very busy week last week in the world of climate change, with lots of activity on both the domestic and international fronts. UN negotiators wrapped up talks in Barcelona, the last before the big event in December in Copenhagen. And climate and energy legislation moved in various ways in the U.S. Senate. […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 9

Written by | July 9th, 2009

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We’re all about asking the tough questions this morning. Like, is climate modelling really meaningful? Do some plants “want” to burn? And is the roundabout making a comeback? Read on for all the Cool Green News you need. Is predicting the effects of climate change as unlikely as finding bigfoot? A not-so-unique study involving a […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, June 22

Written by | June 22nd, 2009

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Ahhh, Monday. Grab your coffee and start the week off with the top five Cool Green News links of the day. You won’t be sorry. How much will the Waxman-Markey bill cost you? A new assessment from the Congressional Budget Office says $175 per household (not the $3,000 that Repbulican opponents have asserted). According to […]

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