Tag: energy savings

The Green Buzz: Friday, June 7

Written by | June 7th, 2013

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Today we’re rocking out to The Doors while rounding up today’s top five green news stories. Let us explain:

  1. Record-breaking mako shark caught in CA. Conservation debate ensues. (National Geographic)
  2. As if being a rockstar isn’t cool enough, a new lizard is named after Jim Morrison. (Discovery News)
  3. Ten new Guardian enviro blogs you must start following. Like, right now. (Guardian)
  4. LED lights for the win! $675 million in saved energy costs in 2012 thanks to LEDs. (TreeHugger)
  5. In climate news, stalagmites are the new tree rings. (Mother Jones)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 8

Written by | June 8th, 2011

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Happy World Oceans Day! Celebrate with the best green news from the deep blue sea and beyond.

  1. Our lead scientist, Sanjayan, thanks the oceans for all the great stuff they provide. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Could your favorite childhood toy be contributing to the destruction of Indonesian rainforests? (Mongabay)
  3. Climate change: Now at least partially responsible for cholera outbreaks, according to one study. (YaleE360)
  4. Save energy and money and still stay cool this summer. (The Daily Green)
  5. Jellyfish blooms aren’t just annoying to beach-goers– they might also be disrupting marine food webs. (Scientific American)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, June 6

Written by | June 6th, 2011

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Maybe Garfield would’ve hated the day a little less if his Mondays were this cool and green.

  1. Want to start composting? Here are eight ways you can give it a go. (Treehugger)
  2. To save energy, government workers in Tokyo are reporting to the office early. (Guardian)
  3. If you’re looking for a new species, it sounds like Madagascar is the place to go to find one. (Mongabay)
  4. The latest on the US-Canada oil pipeline: the US Department of Transportation shut it down on Friday. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Vinyl vs. leather footwear– what’s an eco-conscious fashionista to do? (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, September 14

Written by | September 14th, 2010

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Some days, all you need are 5 cool green links. Everything else will be just fine.

  1. A fanged frog? How about a frog with an inflatable nose? See this cool slideshow of 10 strange new frog species. (Treehugger)
  2. This week in Congress: will the EPA be thwarted in its bid to regulate greenhouse gas emissions? (The Vine)
  3. A Climate Corps comes up with $350 million in energy efficiency savings. (Green Biz)
  4. Have Gulf habitats escaped worst-case scenario predictions from the spill? (The New York Times)
  5. Get the skinny on the World Bank’s first clean-energy czar. (Green)
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