Tag: Green Inc.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 17

Written by | June 17th, 2010

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It’s cool, it’s green and it’s definitely morning — dig in to our top 5 links of the day:

  1. What’s the best way to clean an oily pelican? (The New York Times)
  2. Europe faces a shortage of critical raw materials to make mobile phones, solar panels, synthetic fuels and more. (Green Inc.)
  3. Tackling climate change means being able to utter the dreaded words. (The Vine)
  4. Avatar creator James Cameron has some ideas on how to stop the oil spill. (Dot Earth)
  5. Hypothetical question: how much would you pay to have prevented the oil spill? (Environmental Economics)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 10

Written by | June 10th, 2010

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Take 5 minutes to get cool and green this morning — you won’t regret it:

  1. Interesting finding in the Gulf: some of the oil is not from Deepwater Horizon. (Green, Inc.)
  2. Is the Selmunett lizard extinct or not? Depends on who you ask. (Extinction Countdown)
  3. New legislation — aka “Larry’s Law” — attempts to tackle gender equity in science. (The New York Times)
  4. Does having kids break the 8th commandment “thou shalt not steal?” Yes, if you live Down Under. (Treehugger)
  5. Borrowing your friend’s car takes on a whole new meaning in California. (The Daily Green)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 3

Written by | June 3rd, 2010

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Go forth and be green, cool and news-worthy:

  1. What if the Gulf oil spill happened where you live? This new map lets you visualize the impact. (Green Inc.)
  2. Stop the oil spill with a nuclear blast? Talk about fighting fire with fire. (New York Times)
  3. A new report on global sustainability offers a refreshing twist: choices. (Earth Watch)
  4. Are fish bothered by underwater noise pollution? (Wired Science)
  5. A change in E.U. tax policies could make renewables cheaper than fossil fuels. (Environmental Leader)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 26

Written by | April 26th, 2010

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Lots of food for thought in today’s Cool Green Morning. Huh — why am I suddenly hungry?

  1. Indonesia plans to use volcanoes to power up its 35% of its population now off the grid. (INHABITAT)
  2. Do protests of U.S. mining projects just force mining to go abroad? (Yale Environment 360)
  3. Open-access journal studies aren’t cited any more than studies in subscription journals…says a new study in a subscription journal. (Conservation Biology; HT: Conservation Maven)
  4. 1% of us recycle our old cell phones; 98% would with the right incentives. Those incentives might now be here. (CleanTechnica)
  5. Green Inc. is now just Green. (Green)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 13

Written by | April 13th, 2010

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Read on to get your fill of the day’s coolest, greenest news:

  1. Americans’ priorities, according to a new poll: me first, the planet later. (GreenBiz)
  2. In Madagascar, researchers rediscovered a species of dwarf lemur not seen in 100 years. (Scientific American)
  3. Possibly the next great development in solar power: paint. (CleanTechnica)
  4. A new study says that southern U.S. states could use a little more energy-efficiency. (Green Inc.)
  5. That coal-carrying ship that crashed into the Great Barrier Reef about a week ago left a two-mile scar– and the damage could take 20 years to repair. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 8

Written by | April 8th, 2010

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Read on for the day’s coolest and greenest news:

  1. Hey, did you hear? The Nature Conservancy’s releasing The Atlas of Global Conservation on Earth Day. (YaleE360)
  2. In less than 40 years, forests in the eastern U.S. declined by 4.1 percent, says a new study. (Mongabay)
  3. Measuring a company’s water footprint isn’t as easy as it probably should be. (Green Inc.)
  4. Since 1990, fishing gear’s been responsible for the accidental deaths of around 8 million sea turtles. (Journal Watch Online)
  5. A coal-carrying ship traveling through a marine protected area (!) runs aground on the Great Barrier Reef, and the crew thinks it’s no big deal. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 6

Written by | April 6th, 2010

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Hey, don’t doctors recommend you get at least five servings of greens per day? Well, if green news counts, we’ve got you covered right here:

  1. One potential way to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes: pelicans. (Treehugger)
  2. Ray LaHood, U.S. secretary of transportation, says Americans want alternatives to driving, like walking and biking– and that new transportation policies will reflect that. (Green Inc.)
  3. One volunteer is responsible for planting thousands of trees over 30 years in not-so-leafy San Francisco. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. A new study indicates that we might want to start taking offshore wind energy seriously. (Wired)
  5. The jury’s still out on whether health care reform will lead to an increase in greenhouse gas emissions. (CleanTechnica)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 25

Written by | March 25th, 2010

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Who’s excited for another riveting roundup of the day’s top green news? Shh, don’t all shout at once:

  1. For years, India and Bangladesh have fought for control of a tiny Bay of Bengal island. Wonder if they’ll call a truce now that the island’s been submerged by rising seas. (LA Times)
  2. In the future, sewage treatment plants might power sewage treatment plants. (CleanTechnica)
  3. Sarah Palin gets her very own nature documentary series. (Grist)
  4. Is bottled water as bad as everyone seems to think it is? (Green Inc.)
  5. The US House of Representatives is getting greener– and saving taxpayers $3.3 million a year. (Environmental Leader)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 24

Written by | March 24th, 2010

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The best green news the interwebs have to offer– always delivered fresh every Cool Green Morning:

  1. We all might just drown in e-waste, a new study indicates. (Journal Watch Online)
  2. Hanes considers giving its famous cotton undies an eco-makeover. (GreenBiz)
  3. Climate change could make spring less awesome by robbing flowers of their scents. (Good.is)
  4. Will the passage of the health care bill affect a climate bill‘s chances of survival? (The Vine)
  5. The EPA ranked cities on building efficiency– where does your hometown fall on the list? (Green Inc.)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 16

Written by | March 16th, 2010

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Desperate to get your Cool Green Morning on? Don’t worry– we’ve got you covered:

  1. A Welsh company is turning old plastic into brand-new, affordable housing. (CleanTechnica)
  2. Renters get the opportunity to buy into solar power– no landlord permission necessary. (Green Inc.)
  3. Did a drought make the Amazon greener? According to a new study, probably not. (Journal Watch Online)
  4. Here are ten reasons to get on the recycled-paper-products bandwagon already. (The Daily Green)
  5. Is Ian McEwan’s new book the first good climate change novel ever? (Treehugger)
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