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Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 11

Written by | March 11th, 2010

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Get the latest green (and all-black penguin) news in today’s installment of Cool Green Morning:

  1. A new report says that the UK loses at least two animal and/or plant species per year. (Guardian Eco)
  2. An all-black penguin is discovered near Antarctica; researchers call it a “”one in a zillion kind of mutation.” (Yahoo Green)
  3. The US and EU are on board with a ban on bluefin tuna trade– Japan, not so much. (Treehugger)
  4. The latest in corn-based biofuel: ethanol out, isobutanol in. (Green Inc.)
  5. Support slips a tiny bit for green building and LEED certification, but overall remains pretty strong. (GreenBiz)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, February 9

Written by | February 9th, 2010

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Green your morning with the top 5 enviro-news stories online:

  1. The pika has gone from being the animal most vulnerable to climate change in the United States to not being threatened at all… what happened? (Green Inc.)
  2. Has the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) been sloppy with its science? (NY Times)
  3. No more greenwashing says the FTC… companies will need to start making eco-claims that are truly meaningful. (The Vine)
  4. Check out this clip from a new ocean film featuring the White Shark Cafe, a favorite hang-out of great white sharks. (Treehugger)
  5. If you live in the Windy City, you can now charge your electric car at a station powered by… wind, of course. (EcoGeek)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, February 1

Written by | February 1st, 2010

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If a groundhog saw these 5 great green links tomorrow morning, she would be blinded with delight and not see her shadow. (So let’s hope tomorrow’s are just as good.)

  1. A new frog species is discovered…with a never-before-seen twist. (Mongabay)
  2. The Pentagon’s new Quadrennial Defense Review contains an analysis of climate change — a first for that big deal document. (CleanTechnica)
  3. The Vine asks: Is it time to reform the IPCC? (The Vine)
  4. China’s smart grid investments will outpace the United States’s this year. (Green Inc.)
  5. The new trend in greenhouses? Make them out of recycled windshields. (Inhabitat)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 26

Written by | January 26th, 2010

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Today’s top 5 green news stories online:

  1. Can an energy-harvesting soccer ball reduce kerosene use in Africa? (Green Inc.)
  2. Wind power is on the rise… last year the industry grew 39 percent, despite the economic downturn. (NY Times)
  3. Just a 5 cent tax on plastic bags can make people bring their own to the grocery store. (The Vine)
  4. Twenty years later, the Exxon Valdez oil spill still lingers on Alaska’s beaches. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Could a ‘green’ industrial revolution — think electric cars and renewable energy — save Michigan? (The Daily Green)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 25

Written by | January 25th, 2010

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Simply the best 5 green stories now online:

  1. The NBA’s Golden State Warriors go solar (well, at least a little). (CleanTechnica)
  2. Can seagrass make a comeback (and why it needs to)? (Treehugger)
  3. Algae: Is growing it for biofuels a greenhouse gas crime? (Green Inc.)
  4. Why you should flush toilet paper rather than throwing it away (from an eco POV) (Grist)
  5. What ecosystems have in common with the movie “The Air Up There” (Yale Environment 360)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 21

Written by | January 21st, 2010

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Hot off the grill — your top 5 green news links of the day:

  1. Did the election of Scott Brown in Massachusetts kill off any hope of tackling climate change? (The Vine)
  2. It’s time to ban the import of invasive snakes like Burmese pythons, says Ken Salazar. (Green Inc.)
  3. Biologists discover an Eden in Ecuador — sitting, ironically enough, on top of some major oil reserves. (Dot Earth)
  4. Grass lawns in city parks release more greenhouse gases than they store, says a new study. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. One issue from post-earthquake Haiti that hasn’t received much attention yet: the country’s deforestation problem. (Bright Green Blog)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 19

Written by | January 19th, 2010

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The top 5 green news links you’ll want to read today:

  1. The latest issue therapists are hearing about from bickering couples? Green disputes. (NY Times)
  2. A critic of nuclear power finds reason to argue in its favor: France. (Green Inc.)
  3. New insights into why birds migrate such long distances. (Bright Green Blog)
  4. Who needs casinos? The new source of wealth for Indian tribes could be solar power. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Just how fast are the Himalayan glaciers melting? (NY Times)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 6

Written by | January 6th, 2010

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Start your day off right with a generous serving of the web’s coolest, greenest news:

  1. Don’t give up hope on a U.S. climate bill just yet. (The Vine)
  2. Will 2010 be the year of energy efficiency? (GreenBiz)
  3. A California company has come up with a way to make commercial LED lighting more accessible and less wire-y. (Green Inc.)
  4. In 2009, the number of cars on U.S. roads significantly dropped for the first time on record. (YaleE360)
  5. Forget compost or mulch: a Bulgarian zoo turns old Christmas trees into tasty treats for its lucky animals. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 5

Written by | January 5th, 2010

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Here they are — the top 5 green news stories you’ll want to read today:

  1. Can the CIA’s collection of satellite imagery and other spy data help scientists fight climate change? (The New York Times)
  2. Take a look at the best enviro-maps of 2009, showing everything from climate change impacts to water stress to carbon storage. (Treehugger)
  3. How much will it cost to transition to a low-carbon economy? (Bright Green Blog)
  4. Cambodia’s first biomass “charbriquette” plant aims to reduce the use of wood and charcoal. (Green, Inc.)
  5. Did 2009 see less media coverage of climate change and the environment than the previous two years? (EcoGeek)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, December 29

Written by | December 29th, 2009

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5 fascinating and fresh green stories…from the Internet, no less! Will rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere lead to louder oceans? (EcoGeek) Climate change is causing plants and animals to shift their habitat ranges — but will it be fast enough? (EcoWorldly) Carbon prices are falling on European markets — should governments set a price […]

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