Tag: GreenBiz

Cool Green Morning: Monday, June 25

Written by | June 25th, 2012

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It’s just another cool green Monday.

  1. Rest in peace, Lonesome George. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. With their predators MIA, nocturnal fish are now seeing the light of day. (Mongabay)
  3. A new poll says Brits toss nearly $142 million worth of barely worn clothing in landfills every year. (GreenBiz)
  4. Concerned about tossing those “DO NOT EAT” silica packets? Ask Umbra says you can relax. (Grist)
  5. Maya Lin creates a multimedia memorial for biodiversity and nature. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, June 18

Written by | June 18th, 2012

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What’s cool and green and read all over?

  1. Fireflies: the war machines of the future? (CleanTechnica)
  2. No, to the best of our knowledge, there will not be literal icebergs at Rio+20. (GreenBiz)
  3. Pollution could be turning carnivorous plants into vegetarians. (Treehugger)
  4. This scientist argues that parasites are crucial for ecological balance. (Green)
  5. How can you get your neighbors to stop spraying pesticides? (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 3

Written by | April 3rd, 2012

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I’m wide awake, it’s (cool green) morning:

  1. New research shows that our oceans have been heating up for more than 100 years. (Mongabay)
  2. Denmark plans to rely on 100% renewable energy by 2050. (EcoGeek)
  3. Do social networks spur greener behavior? (GreenBiz)
  4. Baby bald eagle cam! (Treehugger)
  5. A new study shows that some corals are more resilient to increased ocean acidification. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 28

Written by | March 28th, 2012

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Do you like luxury?

  1. Apparently, there’s a Ferrari hybrid in the works. (Gas2)
  2. This map will show you just how dirty your air is. (Treehugger)
  3. The US Army gives up on LEED, but not on green building in general. (EcoGeek)
  4. Here’s how to make solar even more sustainable. (GreenBiz)
  5. Even with a changing climate, we can still fight food insecurity. (Scientific American)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 21

Written by | March 21st, 2012

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Green news and comic book heroes aren’t mutually exclusive:

  1. Here are the top five countries using renewable energy. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. Spiderman is many things (for instance: awesome), but he is not a tarantula. (Wired)
  3. Starbucks offers lessons in greening supply chains. (GreenBiz)
  4. What helps prevent overfishing? Local fisheries management. (YaleE360)
  5. Meet Los Angeles’ super-green mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 7

Written by | March 7th, 2012

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Sometimes, I guess there just isn’t enough corn.

  1. Warmer temperatures are affecting the cheetah’s ability to reproduce. (Guardian)
  2. New analysis suggests that there just isn’t enough corn to meet steep Congressional quotas for ethanol. (Conservation Magazine)
  3. Researchers in India have discovered a new legless, worm-like amphibian, and it’s just as cute as you’d expect. (Mongabay)
  4. Campbell’s vows to stop lining soup cans with BPA. (GreenBiz)
  5. This portable treehouse works anywhere– even if there aren’t any trees nearby. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, February 28

Written by | February 28th, 2012

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Get your green news on:

  1. What shapes American attitudes toward climate change? (Spoiler alert: not climate scientists.) (ArsTechnica, via Wired)
  2. A new industry standard may keep more cell phones out of landfills. (GreenBiz)
  3. In Michigan, renewables are now cheaper than coal. (CleanTechnica)
  4. What’s “left” and what’s “right” when it comes to climate change? (Grist)
  5. With its numbers dropping 99 percent (!) in some areas, sturgeon could be in some pretty serious trouble. (Green)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, February 24

Written by | February 24th, 2012

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But will the wind farm be made of interlocking plastic parts?

  1. Overfishing costs the EU 100,000 jobs and £2.7 billion each year. (TreeHugger)
  2. LEGO’s owners are putting $500M into an offshore wind farm. (CleanTechnica)
  3. Is the world’s most popular sports team also the greenest? (GreenBiz)
  4. Federal raids in the U.S. deal a serious blow to illegal rhino trade. (LA Times)
  5. OK, now this is getting serious. Warming climate could make us all shrink. (TG Daily)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 22

Written by | February 22nd, 2012

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Climate change is going after breakfast. Leggo my Eggo!

  1. This year’s mild winter could wreak havoc on pancakes and waffles everywhere. (Associated Press, via Huffington Post Green)
  2. If you have a Facebook account, you can speak for the trees. (Ecorazzi)
  3. Scientists are calling it a “cookies-and-cream” insect, but you probably don’t want to take a taste of this new discovery. (Mongabay)
  4. Is your city a “smart” city? (GreenBiz)
  5. Convince this guy that climate change isn’t real, and you’ll be the proud owner of a fancy new gun. (Triple Pundit)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 8

Written by | February 8th, 2012

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If it can snow in one of the world’s hottest places, why can’t we get a few flurries here in DC?

  1. How’s this for wacky weather? It snowed in Libya. (Green)
  2. Ratu, one of the last remaining Sumatran rhinos, is in her 11th month of pregnancy. Only five more months to go! (Mongabay)
  3. Yesterday, one of the world’s most climate-conscious leaders was forced to resign in a coup d’état. (Grist)
  4. At least in California, green jobs weathered the recession much better than conventional jobs. (GreenBiz)
  5. What are the greenest cars on the market today? (CleanTechnica)
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