Tag: Environmental Leader

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 6

Written by | October 6th, 2009

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Controversy abounds today: Ecuador institutes a new policy to limit the presence of certain people (poor locals) on the Galapagos, Apple leaves the Chamber of Commerce and concerns are raised about REDD becoming a vehicle for organized crime. Catch up on all the latest news here at Cool Green Morning. They look like shooting stars, but […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, September 18

Written by | September 18th, 2009

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Can skyscrapers be bird-friendly? Can we talk about climate change? Can we compost dog waste? Yes we can, yes we can, yes we can, kids — all in this morning’s Coolness. Happy weekend! PETA gives a new 82-story Chicago skyscraper an award for being friendly to birds — incorporating design elements that will minimize bird […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, September 1

Written by | September 1st, 2009

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If you could only recapture your car’s waste and use it for electricity…if you could only hoard all the Earth’s rare metals…if you could only keep Greenland from melting…then you wouldn’t need to read today’s Cool Green Morning. I bet you have to, though… From the Sounds Like a Perpetual Motion Machine Department: CleanTechnica reports […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 27

Written by | July 27th, 2009

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Justin Timberlake, eco-golfer? Fore sure! That and more in this morning’s Goodness: Having gotten Nike to capitulate, Greenpeace UK continues its campaign to stop shoe companies from using leather from cattle grazed on former Amazon rainforest lands, reports Environmental Leader. Reebok, Adidas, Timberland and Clarks are among the targets. What are the Seven Wonders of […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 16

Written by | July 16th, 2009

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No surprises here — this morning’s round-up is all about climate change. With a chicken thrown in for good measure. Read on for all the top Cool Green News you need. Has Steven Chu been tasked with the impossible: convincing China to take serious steps to combat climate change? Environmental Capital assesses. Environmental Leader’s Andy […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, June 29

Written by | June 29th, 2009

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You’ve heard the news already, haven’t you? The American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES) narrowly passed the House on Friday. While the bill still has a long way to go, let’s take a moment to celebrate…… Of course, the blogosphere waits for no one, so now on to this morning’s round-up of Cool Green News. Speaking of […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 17

Written by | June 17th, 2009

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Did you miss our lead scientist Sanjayan’s appearance on “Late Night with David Letterman” on Monday? Watch part 1 in the video above and part 2 here…and see how Letterman thinks we’re all doomed by climate change, despite Dr. S’s best efforts to convince him otherwise. Then read the rest of today’s top green links […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 12

Written by | June 12th, 2009

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Ready for a cool green weekend? No you’re not — that is, if you haven’t read the five links you must click on today, conveniently situated right below this sentence. Enjoy! Is “sustainability” a bad word? Peter Senge of MIT’s Sloane School of Management says the term is akin to “survival” — that it motivates […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 20

Written by | May 20th, 2009

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If you’re in a green building, are you happier? But first — can you even hear the question? Find out why green buildings are noisier — and all the other day’s hot green news — in this edition of Coolness: President Obama proposed tougher auto emissions and gas mileage standards for American-made autos yesterday. But […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, May 18

Written by | May 18th, 2009

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We’re tired from the weekend…but not too tired to get you your five hottest green links, fresh from Al Gore’s favorite invention: Bentley’s new luxury car, the Continental, is 85 percent recyclable, reports Environmental Leader. But since 70 percent of all Bentleys ever made are still on the road or garaged, who cares? How to […]

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