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Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 29

Written by | November 29th, 2010

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Wait—there’s stuff happening today that’s not related to Green Gift Monday?

  1. Japan’s helping India build 24 green cities. Teamwork! (CleanTechnica)
  2. The next big thing to revolutionize the building industry– “clean construction.” (Greener Buildings)
  3. Ask Umbra has the scoop on potentially harmful (to you and the environment!) salon treatments. (Grist)
  4. Recycled shells are boosting oyster populations in the Chesapeake Bay. (Treehugger)
  5. The daughter of the inventor of plastic bags invented a plastic-bag substitute. (Got that?) (Green House)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 8

Written by | September 8th, 2010

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It’s that time of the day, everyone– get your Cool Green Morning on!

  1. The United States can become a leader in energy efficiency, and here’s how. (GreenBiz)
  2. Is eating meat more eco-friendly than we think it is? (Grist)
  3. Too much tree: is that a real thing? (Treehugger)
  4. Even famous, super-fancy British castles are getting eco-makeovers these days. (Greener Buildings)
  5. A bit of good news from the Gulf: dropping deep-sea oxygen levels haven’t created biological dead zones. (LA Times)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 21

Written by | April 21st, 2010

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Get your cool green news consumption on:

  1. If Congress and the president fail to act on climate change, the judicial system might be able to take over. (Wired)
  2. Inquiring minds and hippies want to know: How carbon-neutral is Dave Matthews’ offset provider? (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. The Princeton Review and the US Green Building Council just released a free online guide to the country’s greenest colleges. (Greener Buildings)
  4. In the magical land of the United Kingdom, every political party has a clean energy plan. (Grist)
  5. Australia’s “war” on invasive toads accidentally leads to the vehicular homicide of native toads. Oops. (Journal Watch Online)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 22

Written by | March 22nd, 2010

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Happy World Water Day! Get the latest in freshwater news– and more– in today’s Cool Green Morning:

  1. The creator of “The Story of Stuff” presents “The Story of Bottled Water.” (Grist)
  2. Alcatraz Island is dropping its $700,000-per-year diesel habit. (CleanTechnica)
  3. What do sharks, bluefin tuna, polar bears and now corals have in common? They were all denied protection by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. (Mongabay)
  4. Sea level rise: Depending on where you live, it’s either going to be maybe not as bad as you’d think, or way, way worse. (YaleE360)
  5. Check out these water-saving “toilets of the future.” (Greener Buildings)
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