Tag: Environmental Economics

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 17

Written by | June 17th, 2010

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It’s cool, it’s green and it’s definitely morning — dig in to our top 5 links of the day:

  1. What’s the best way to clean an oily pelican? (The New York Times)
  2. Europe faces a shortage of critical raw materials to make mobile phones, solar panels, synthetic fuels and more. (Green Inc.)
  3. Tackling climate change means being able to utter the dreaded words. (The Vine)
  4. Avatar creator James Cameron has some ideas on how to stop the oil spill. (Dot Earth)
  5. Hypothetical question: how much would you pay to have prevented the oil spill? (Environmental Economics)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, October 26

Written by | October 26th, 2009

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Halloween is hurtling at us like a thrown pumpkin…but there’s still time to duck and get the latest green news of the day…including how urine could hold the key to cheap auto fuel. (Remember: Practice safe gourd smashing this holiday.) Do you run a company that pollutes, or do you love someone who does? CleanTechnica […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, July 1

Written by | July 1st, 2009

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We’re starting off the first of the month with some bright innovations — synthetic trees that actually absorb carbon and robot lasers that can map the ocean floor. What more could you ask for? Oh, just resolution of the Exxon Valdez oil spill (finally) and coastal restoration projects that will create green jobs. Read on for today’s top […]

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 […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 16

Written by | April 16th, 2009

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See that big “climate change” in our tag cloud in the left column? That means more of our posts touch on climate change than anything else. Case in point: Today’s Cool Green Morning, which brings together prehistoric coral, Sarah Palin, the EPA, bird migration and claims of misleading TV ads in one big climate-change mosh […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 6

Written by | April 6th, 2009

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We’re big on waste this morning — menswear that was once a Diet Coke bottle, how Omega 3s reduce methane from cows, and how the absolutely greenest way to scoop Rover’s poop could save the newspaper business. (Weave all those into a family-appropriate limerick and post it as a comment — we’ll feature it tomorrow […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 13

Written by | March 13th, 2009

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Lucky Friday the 13th for tree kangaroos! But not so much if you live in California and/or want to recycle that cheese-smeared pizza box. (And double bad luck if it were a California-style pizza…) Read on for the five green links you must click on — and watch those cracks in the sidewalk… Great Leap […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 6

Written by | March 6th, 2009

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Climatologists have long feared that climate change would eventually unfreeze the frozen methane at the bottom of the Arctic Sea — and that that methane (a greenhouse gas with a warming potential 25 times that of carbon dioxide) would accelerate climate change exponentially. Well, that methane melting is here — the writer Bill McKibben told […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 5

Written by | March 5th, 2009

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China is today’s glimmer of green hope — yes, China — on Cool Green Morning. Here are the five links you MUST click on today to stay au courant en verde: Glug Glug Glug: Florida, Louisiana, Texas and North Carolina’s coasts are among the most vulnerable in the United States to sea-level rise (a widely […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, Jan. 30

Written by | January 30th, 2009

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OK, so where did that month go? All we have is this moment, my friends — and its green news of weird sustainable houses, fertilizing the ocean with iron, and green alternatives to the iFart. Read on, and seize the day: There’s the Beef: Cattle ranching is responsible for nearly 80 percent of the Amazon’s […]

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