Tag: G8

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, July 15

Written by | July 15th, 2009

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OK, so Hans Rosling — geek Internet and TED conference superstar who explains statistics in incredibly compelling videos on Gapminder.org — has been around for a while, although he’s news to us. Still, he’s great fun to listen to — and imitate: Check out his explanation of the role of coal in CO2 global emissions […]

Climate Change Negotiations: What’s Next?

Written by | July 10th, 2009

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With the G8 wrapping up climate change talks in Rome and failing to reach agreement with developing nations on near-term targets for emissions reductions, I talked to Duncan Marsh, the Conservancy’s director of international climate policy, about the agreements G8 nations were able to reach and what the meeting means for the future of international […]

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 […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 6

Written by | July 6th, 2009

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Today’s links: Climate change, climate change, climate change, and…climate change. Along with an electric motorcycle that costs in the five figures, which also probably has something to do with climate change. Enjoy! Why climate change is bad for you, Chapter 10,456: Oxfam warns that rising temperatures will degrade worker productivity by up to 30 percent […]

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