Tag: energy bill

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 19

Written by | July 19th, 2010

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Mondays should always be cool and green, shouldn’t they?

  1. Looking beyond clean-up in the Gulf to… The Nature Conservancy’s vision for long-term restoration. (Green)
  2. Does Guatemala’s rainforest stand a chance against drug traffickers, cattle ranchers, poachers, looters and loggers? (The New York Times)
  3. A re-cap on cap-and-trade, and lingering questions about an energy bill. (The Vine)
  4. Is the Gulf oil spill polluting as much air as water? (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Can cat rehab save endangered birds on Japan’s Ogasawara Islands. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 1

Written by | July 1st, 2010

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Ah, the first of the month – a fresh start! What better way to begin than with the best cool green news around?

  1. Nature vs. culture: what if we have to choose in some places? (Green)
  2. Invasive Asian carp are inching their way to the Great Lakes. (Extinction Countdown)
  3. What does Robert Byrd’s death mean for climate and energy legislation? (The Vine)
  4. No more excuses for not biking to the grocery store with this handy bike & shopping cart in one. (Treehugger)
  5. A new law gives big business an advantage over communal land owners in Papua New Guinea. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 15

Written by | June 15th, 2010

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Bringing you the top 5 coolest and greenest links around, free of charge:

  1. Waxman takes on BP, asking if the company’s “shortcuts” caused the spill. (The Vine)
  2. In need of a little luck? Try wishing on a star or tapping your heels together 3 times… anything but the South African custom of smoking (endangered) vulture brains. (Extinction Countdown)
  3. The oil spill may spur action on an energy bill, but not a climate bill. (The New York Times)
  4. Here’s a real feel-good story: solar-powered refrigerators are helping bring vaccines to people in developing countries. (EcoGeek)
  5. How is the Gulf oil spill like 9/11? (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 8

Written by | June 8th, 2010

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We have some important questions here folks:

  1. How many years will the clean-up in the Gulf take? (The New York Times)
  2. What kind of energy bill are we looking at now? (The Vine)
  3. And is the climate bill really going to pass anyway? (Grist)
  4. What influences the spread of invasive species more — a country’s climate and geography or its wealth and population? (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. Finally, which is greener, beer or wine? (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 5

Written by | May 5th, 2010

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! They may not be as tasty as tacos, margaritas and all that good stuff, but why not celebrate with these cinco great green links?

  1. Wait a minute– could the Gulf oil spill make an energy bill less likely to happen? (The Vine)
  2. Since we humans heated up this here planet, can our geoengineering technologies cool it down? (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. A new study says that half of the Amazon could be gone by 2050. (Treehugger)
  4. Learn more about the oil containment strategies– like domes and relief wells– about to be deployed to the Gulf. (Green)
  5. Chocolate, styrofoam and human body fat are three of the weirdest potential alternative energy sources ever…but hey, whatever works. (The Daily Green)

USCAP: More Relevant Than Ever

Written by | March 2nd, 2010

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The United States needs solutions to climate change and energy issues — and the U.S. Climate Action Partnership is more relevant than ever to that task, says the Conservancy’s Eric Haxthausen.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 10

Written by | August 10th, 2009

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Ants attacking honeybees? The Pacific Ocean’s “giant patch of garbage” being a little patchy? Bjorn Lomborg reversing himself on climate change? It’s shaping up to be a “do the opposite” kind of week — and Cool Green Morning kicks it off for you below: The new threat to honeybees? “Rasberry crazy” ants, reports Associated Press […]

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