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Cool Green Morning: Monday, September 20

Written by | September 20th, 2010

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The sun is shining, the sky is blue, the news is green:

  1. Gibbons– they’re fast, acrobatic, pretty darn cute… and on the verge of extinction. (Mongabay)
  2. Not everyone is on board with so-called greener cleaning products. (Green)
  3. The Department of Energy coughed up an additional $20 million toward geothermal projects and green jobs. (CleanTechnica)
  4. In the market for new furniture? Antiques are your eco-friendliest choice. (Treehugger)
  5. Here’s a creative way to recycle old oil rigs. (Dot Earth)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, November 5

Written by | November 5th, 2009

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Things are looking up today — climate talks are reportedly going well, America beats the world in geothermal R&D, and great white sharks now have their very own singles bar. Ain’t life Cool? How are things in Barcelona (aside from the shocking underperformance of its namesake soccer team this year)? For the climate talks now […]

The Lessons I’ve Learned From ‘Energy Sprawl’

Written by | September 17th, 2009

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Scientists want their research to inspire serious discussion of critical issues. So I’ve been encouraged by all the discussion in the press about the recent PLoS One paper I wrote with colleagues entitled “Energy Sprawl or Energy Efficiency: Climate Policy Impacts on Natural Habitat for the United States of America.” Still, it’s unsettling sometimes to […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 4

Written by | March 4th, 2009

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You can now volunteer to monitor the effects of climate change on plants in your backyard. Or you can also cut down forests illegally in Sumatra and get eaten by a tiger. Your call. Find out more about your choices for today — and other weird and interesting green news in (as always) Cool Green […]

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