Tag: Green Technology

The Green Buzz: January 8, 2014

Written by | January 9th, 2014

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A lake dries up overnight, British factory workers might start to work the night shift, and environmental standards are catching on in Asia in today’s green news.

  1. Patagonian glaciers are losing mass faster and for longer periods than glaciers in any other part of the world.  So much so that Lake Cachet II literally dried up over night.  (Huffington Post)
  2. The wind blows all night, so British factory workers will work all night.  Want to understand that logic?  (The Telegraph)
  3. Factories in Asia are starting to see the sense and savings in environmental standards.  (The New York Times)

The Green Buzz: Friday, August 23

Written by | August 23rd, 2013

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  • Colorado forest fires captured in stunning time lapse VIDEO. (HuffPo)
  • There’s nothing devilish about these little guys! Tasmanian Devils to be released back in Australia. (Guardian)
  • The truth about bees & National Honey Bee Day. (Guardian)
  • All of the lights! All, of the lights! Northern Lights forecast (HuffPo)
  • Ever wonder where Whale Sharks come from? (National Geographic)
  • Nature’s Code: Seeing The Forest Through The Trees

    Written by | June 20th, 2013

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    Could you leave the city-life and live in a forest full-time? Thomas Backlund shares his story of leaving his apartment and job to get closer to nature.

    Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 7

    Written by | June 7th, 2012

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    It’s a brilliant, tech-filled morning in the world of green news!

    1. Check out this new app that will help you track utility usage (and save energy) all throughout the day. Genius. (Green)
    2. One for the history books: A solar plane has completed its first intercontinental flight. (National Geographic)
    3. A Virginia couple set a world record for the longest drive on a single tank of gas. How far do you think they got? (CleanTechnica)
    4. Maybe you saw the transit of Venus across the Sun from Earth, but did you see it from the Space Station? (Discovery News)
    5. Recycled pee: are we ignoring a potential solution to the freshwater crisis? (Scientific American)

    Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 11

    Written by | October 11th, 2011

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    Wake up and climb Mount Everest… in your pajamas!

    1. A new solar-powered webcam on Mount Everest monitors climate change at 18-thousand feet. (TreeHugger)
    2. Popular Mechanics magazine unveils their seventh-annual Breakthrough Award recipients. And the winners are… (Mother Nature Network)
    3. Electric-vehicle drivers unite this Sunday, October 16, for the first National Plug-In Day. (Green Car Reports)
    4. Fact or fiction? Yeti conference reveals with 95 percent certainty that Bigfoot exists. (Mongabay)
    5. Olympic mascots, Wenlock and Mandeville, hope to find their likeness on sustainable merchandise at the London 2012 games. (Guardian)

    Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 14

    Written by | April 14th, 2011

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    With our big brains, shouldn’t we humans be able to solve climate change?

    1. A new Nature Conservancy study offers a roadmap for wind development that doesn’t harm wildlife. (Clean Technica)
    2. It turns out that having a bigger brain does get you ahead in life. At least, if you’re an invasive species. (Conservation Journal Watch
    3. We need to get more women involved in green technology, says Kristina Johnson. (GreenBiz)
    4. Wolves are now off the endangered species list–which isn’t as good as it sounds. (The New York Times)
    5. One of the world’s great environmental thinkers offers some advice on energy use. (Green)

    Cool Green Morning: Friday, November 19

    Written by | November 19th, 2010

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    Greening your news, 5 links at a time:

    1. The EPA has an idea for how to address ocean acidification at the policy level. (Green)
    2. The latest trend in professional sports: green stadiums. (Green Biz)
    3. Behavioral research shows people just can’t handle the most dire predictions of climate change. (Dot Earth)
    4. The U.S. climate bill may have failed, but that won’t stop green tech. (Yale E360)
    5. To make room for more cars, NYC drops some bike lanes. Huh? (Treehugger)

    Climate Change: Time to Respond with Conservation

    Written by | June 7th, 2010

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    The evidence for climate change is strong — and REDD and ecosystem-based adaptation should be part of the response, argues the Conservancy’s Evan Girvetz.

    Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 25

    Written by | November 25th, 2009

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    There’s a lot to be thankful this morning, readers. The majority of Americans believe that climate change is happening, and want to do something about it.  Someday, your cell phone’s waste heat could actually make its battery last longer.  There’s hope for a rise in e-recycling. Something else we’re thankful for? A well-deserved long weekend. […]

    Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 16

    Written by | September 16th, 2009

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    Filling your tank with dead trees. Battling climate change with contraception. Robots, toxic waste and the mob. It’s just another Saturday night for some, but for us, it adds up to a pretty wild Cool Green Morning: Andy Revkin over at Dot Earth asks if, um, family planning might be the “ultimate green technology.” Researchers […]

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