Tag: Exxon Valdez

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, June 26

Written by | June 26th, 2013

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We’ve got green news on Obama’s climate speech, a massive dead zone and an Exxon Valdez victim.

  1. Obama laid out his plan to combat climate change on a sweltering day in DC, no less. (MNN)
  2. Gasoline party? Massachusetts could be the first state to adopt a carbon tax. (Grist)
  3. New bird species discovered in Cambodia! (BBC News)
  4. All of the rain in the Midwest + massive amounts of fertilizer run-off = biggest dead zone ever for the Gulf. (National Geographic)
  5. The last surviving otter from the Exxon Valdez oil spill has died. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 4

Written by | March 4th, 2011

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The Cool Green Morning wants to say one word to you. Just one word. Plastics.

  1. Americans have twice as much BPA in their bodies as Canadians. (Green House)
  2. This group says BPA-free plastic isn’t enough. And they think they have a solution. (NPR)
  3. Super-elusive leopard is caught on film for the first time ever. (Treehugger)
  4. 22 years later, the Exxon Valdez case is back in court. (New York Times)
  5. Engineered viruses boost memory recall in mice. (Wired Science)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 11

Written by | May 11th, 2010

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The day’s best green news… Read it. Love it. Share it with a friend.

  1. Get the latest on the Kerry-Graham-Lieberman climate bill. (Grist)
  2. Finally, an answer to the question that’s been keeping us all up at night: how environmentally friendly are 3-D glasses? (Guardian Eco)
  3. Sounds like the bar is set pretty low for oil-spill-cleanup-success. (The Vine)
  4. One woman is on a mission to wipe out the Pacific “garbage patch.” (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Where do old appliances go after they die? They actually have several afterlife options. (Scientific American)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 26

Written by | January 26th, 2010

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Today’s top 5 green news stories online:

  1. Can an energy-harvesting soccer ball reduce kerosene use in Africa? (Green Inc.)
  2. Wind power is on the rise… last year the industry grew 39 percent, despite the economic downturn. (NY Times)
  3. Just a 5 cent tax on plastic bags can make people bring their own to the grocery store. (The Vine)
  4. Twenty years later, the Exxon Valdez oil spill still lingers on Alaska’s beaches. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Could a ‘green’ industrial revolution — think electric cars and renewable energy — save Michigan? (The Daily Green)

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: Wednesday, March 25

Written by | March 25th, 2009

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The Tata Nano is here! What the heck is the Tata Nano?! The cheapest new car in history — costing less than $2,000 — the Nano gets 56 mpg, is about as small as an mP3 player…and is set to sweep India and then the rest of the developing world. But is that a good […]

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