Written by Mark Tercek | April 17th, 2013
The idea of natural capital — that Earth’s lands, waters and biodiversity are vital assets — has spread like fire. CEO Mark Tercek interviews Gretchen Daily about how we can now channel this awareness and energy into real-world action.
Written by Julia Kumari Drapkin | July 19th, 2011
New research indicates the color of our carbon storage matters. Nature Conservancy scientists take a closer look at blue carbon and find it’s looking better than green.
Written by Evan Girvetz | April 19th, 2010
50% of all Mongolia’s livestock could be dead by spring — victims of a drought-freeze punch known as a dzud. How could grassland conservation help herders cope with such climate-change intensified phenomena?
Written by Darci Palmquist | December 17th, 2009
The top five stories we’re seeing on the web this morning: The U.S. has offered to help raise $100 billion/year to help developing countries fight climate change — if a deal is reached at Copenhagen (Los Angeles Times). Is living near a wind turbine dangerous for your health? A new report says there is no evidence of audible, […]
Written by Nicole Levins | December 16th, 2009
The top five stories we’re seeing on the web this morning: Obama visits a northern Virginia Home Depot to promote energy efficiency and weatherization, refers to insulation as “sexy” (Green Inc.). A new report says that the economic stimulus bill will create 900,000 green jobs (Treehugger). Do the most recent drafts of the international climate […]
Written by Bob Lalasz | December 14th, 2009
We’re Twitterizing Cool Green Morning as an experiment — shorter links, so you can get the 5 best green links of the day even faster. (Maybe shorter intros, too.) Let us know what you think! 130 developing nations have just walked out of Copenhagen (Environmental Capital). Oops, now they’re back (Washington Post). Grist’s Dave Roberts […]
Written by Darci Palmquist | December 10th, 2009
Ever wonder just how much digital data you consume on a daily basis? Curious to know what the carbon footprint is of that big climate change meeting across the pond? And speaking of Copenhagen, is any progress being made? (Hint: the answer is positive, and includes the acronym REDD.) These questions and more… answered in today’s issue […]
Written by Bob Lalasz | October 23rd, 2009
Some days you wake up and find everything you’re doing and believing is wrong — like eating tomatoes or thinking your fellow Americans trust the scientific consensus that man is causing climate change. This, ladies and gentlemen, is one of those days. But tomorrow is Climate Action Day, so…maybe slice a tomato and take it […]
Written by Nicole Levins | October 14th, 2009
If you’re anything like me, you can’t get your day started without your daily serving of Cool Green Morning. (Also, caffeine. Lots and lots of caffeine.) Read on to get your fix: Big snakes are becoming a big problem, says the United States Geological Survey. The group just issued a report concluding that, should the […]