Tag: Environmental Leader

The Green Buzz: Friday, September 20, 2013

Written by | September 20th, 2013

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Are you ready for some football in this morning’s green news?

  1. Siberian Tiger genomes have been sequenced by scientists and the results aren’t surprising. Pay wall alert! (Nat Geo)
  2. A wrinkle in temperature fluctuations, UN scientists are looking at temperature quirks in climate change. (BW)
  3. Shyer birds build better bonds with other bird friends than bolder birds. (BBC)
  4. Arctic fossils reveal ‘explosion’ of animal life on Earth 520 million years ago (Daily Telegraph)
  5. A group of Washingtonians are doing good this weekend, check it out! (The Olympian)

Q&A with Jonathan Lash: Dialogues on the Environment

Written by | July 18th, 2013

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“My generation is leaving a world in a precarious state,” says environmental leader Jonathan Lash. Learn how Lash plans to prepare the next generation for these challenges in his position as president of Hampshire College.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 3

Written by | June 3rd, 2010

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Go forth and be green, cool and news-worthy:

  1. What if the Gulf oil spill happened where you live? This new map lets you visualize the impact. (Green Inc.)
  2. Stop the oil spill with a nuclear blast? Talk about fighting fire with fire. (New York Times)
  3. A new report on global sustainability offers a refreshing twist: choices. (Earth Watch)
  4. Are fish bothered by underwater noise pollution? (Wired Science)
  5. A change in E.U. tax policies could make renewables cheaper than fossil fuels. (Environmental Leader)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 25

Written by | March 25th, 2010

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Who’s excited for another riveting roundup of the day’s top green news? Shh, don’t all shout at once:

  1. For years, India and Bangladesh have fought for control of a tiny Bay of Bengal island. Wonder if they’ll call a truce now that the island’s been submerged by rising seas. (LA Times)
  2. In the future, sewage treatment plants might power sewage treatment plants. (CleanTechnica)
  3. Sarah Palin gets her very own nature documentary series. (Grist)
  4. Is bottled water as bad as everyone seems to think it is? (Green Inc.)
  5. The US House of Representatives is getting greener– and saving taxpayers $3.3 million a year. (Environmental Leader)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, February 26

Written by | February 26th, 2010

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There are two things certain in this life: Death, and wind-powered chili. (And Cool Green Morning, every weekday). Read on…

  1. Somebody needs to assemble a sustainable biofuel cookbook…cuz here’s another recipe: Ethanol from orange peels and tobacco (CleanTechnica)
  2. The most widely used herbicide in the world (it’s in Roundup) could be a silent fish killer. (Conservation Maven)
  3. A landmark DC chili joint switches to wind power (Environmental Leader)
  4. Wal-Mart announces it’ll cut carbon emissions by its supply chain — the green blogosphere reacts. (Grist)
  5. RIP, Bright Green Blog. (Bright Green Blog)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 13

Written by | January 13th, 2010

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The following five links are guaranteed to add a significant chunk of “cool” and “green” to your Wednesday morning:

  1. EPA leader Lisa Jackson lists the agency’s priorities for 2010; tackling climate change is still way up there. (Treehugger)
  2. Who really needs a carbon market? Here’s a compelling argument for “everyone.” (Environmental Leader)
  3. A new study concludes that governments, not consumers, should be responsible for identifying and supporting sustainable fisheries. (New Scientist)
  4. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar says public lands will no longer serve as a “candy store” for oil and gas companies. (New York Times)
  5. Electric cars dominate Detroit’s North American International Auto Show. (EcoGeek)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 21

Written by | December 21st, 2009

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The darkest day of the year — here are five hot green links from this morning to light the way: A Christmas tree made from 1,000 beer bottles in Shanghai (Inhabitat) Interesting map of Northern Hemisphere CO2 emissions trends and national pledges to cut those emissions (AP Climate Pool; hat tip: Clean Technica). Is the […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 4

Written by | December 4th, 2009

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It was hard, so very hard — but we managed to put together a climate-email-controversy-free Cool Green Morning for you today, filled with birdfeeders that spur evolution and a Wright-Brothers moment for a solar plane. Enjoy your green weekend! That bird feeder you’re filling every week (or every day at our house) — it could […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 2

Written by | November 2nd, 2009

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Orangutan-friendly palm oil sales are on the rise! Yah! Vandals are throwing the community bicycles of Paris into the Seine! Boo! Beware emotional whiplash in this roller-coaster edition of Cool Green Morning — just slip the buckle into the clasp and pull tight across your waist… Can long-range climate forecasting get good enough to help […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, October 16

Written by | October 16th, 2009

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Phew, that was a furious Blog Action Day ’09 yesterday — with more than 13,000 blogs posting 27,000 blog posts in 24 hours on climate change in 155 countries to almost 18 million readers. (The Nature Conservancy and Cool Green Science were thrilled to be partners in the effort.) But the sun has risen again […]

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