Tag: fuel efficiency standards

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 29

Written by | August 29th, 2012

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In today’s green news, we talk mpgs, the Chesapeake Bay and Arctic sea ice.

  1. Exciting news in vehicle fuel-efficiency standards (is that an oxymoron?): Cars must average 54.5 mpgs by 2025. (Washington Post)
  2. Could the Chesapeake Bay suffer because of farm bill negotiations? (Grist)
  3. Arctic sea ice has hit a record low, and global warming is to blame. (National Geographic)
  4. Could future hurricanes hit Category 6? (Discovery News)
  5. Beautiful images: See the Veolia wildlife photographer of the year. (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 22

Written by | November 22nd, 2011

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Drought takes a bite out of your pumpkin pie.

  1. See how your Thanksgiving dinner battled extreme weather this year. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Truck brands are being forced to tout their efficiency in ads. (Time Science)
  3. Crooked teeth? Blame early farmers. (Wired Science)
  4. 25 million seahorses are sold each year. How much is too much? (Mongabay)
  5. Scotland has an ambitious and admirable goal: 100% renewable energy. (CleanTechnica)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 30

Written by | July 30th, 2009

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The image above shows ice sheets off the coast of Alaska in 2006 (left) and 2007 (right). What’s different about these two photos? (Hint: it’s related to climate change.) Read on for all the Cool Green News of the day. Why didn’t we know about this before? Newly declassified images from U.S. spy satellites show ice melt […]

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