Tag: Fred Pearce

Cities and Climate After Sandy: How Should We Prepare?

Written by | January 29th, 2013

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Hurricane Sandy was a wakeup call for coastal cities — but what should we do next? Five experts took on that question in the first of this spring’s “Nature and Our Future” panel discussions from the Conservancy.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 12

Written by | July 12th, 2010

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Maybe if we give each polar bear a security blanket, everything will work out?

  1. A giant thermal blanket could help slow the rate of a melting glacier in Italy. (Treehugger)
  2. Scientists say polar bears in Hudson Bay have just 25-30 years left, matching the rate of decline of Arctic sea ice. (Yale 360)
  3. Australia plans to get 30 percent of its drinking water from the ocean. (The New York Times)
  4. The controversial tactic of burning oil resumes in the Gulf. (Los Angeles Times)
  5. Fred Pearce celebrates World Population Day by debunking the overpopulation myth. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, September 29

Written by | September 29th, 2009

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It’s a doozy of a morning here at Cool Green Morning — we’ve got overpopulation vs. overconsumption, tropical rainforests, green brands and more. It’s all in a day’s news. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s opposition to climate change has cost it another member – power company Exelon is the third major utility to pull out of the […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 9

Written by | July 9th, 2009

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We’re all about asking the tough questions this morning. Like, is climate modelling really meaningful? Do some plants “want” to burn? And is the roundabout making a comeback? Read on for all the Cool Green News you need. Is predicting the effects of climate change as unlikely as finding bigfoot? A not-so-unique study involving a […]

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