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Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 17

Written by | August 17th, 2011

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It’s been pretty hot out this year. Maybe you’ve noticed?

  1. So far this year, six nations have experienced record-high temperatures. Zero nations have experienced record lows. (Mongabay)
  2. In the US, these record highs are causing water pipes to “burst like geysers.” (Climate Progress)
  3. London schools offer lessons in green IT. (Greener Computing)
  4. The harmless-yet-somewhat-creepy-looking Lake Erie watersnake is making a comeback. (Green)
  5. Check out these great close-ups of rare mammals from a huge camera-trap study. (Wired)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 30

Written by | March 30th, 2011

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Bats and frogs and phone apps, oh my!

  1. The United States slips behind China and Germany on green energy. (Green House)
  2. What can be done to save bats from white-nose syndrome? (YaleE360)
  3. Being poisonous keeps frogs in shape. (Wired)
  4. For greens on the go: here are seven travel apps worth checking out. (Treehugger)
  5. National Telework Week nets nearly $3 million in savings. (Greener Computing)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 22

Written by | December 22nd, 2010

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The latest green news, from kid scientists to electric garbage trucks:

  1. Last-minute holiday gift idea: offset the carbon footprint of your favorite Apple person’s MacBook. (Greener Computing)
  2. Paris takes New York’s hybrid street-sweeper and raises it one electric garbage truck. Your move, other cities. (EcoGeek)
  3. Guess what? Evangelicals are probably greener than you think. (Grist)
  4. A bunch of eight-year-olds published a study on bees. What scientific discoveries have you made lately, slacker? (Wired)
  5. Which celebrities made Santa’s green naughty-or-nice lists this year? (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 13

Written by | December 13th, 2010

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Catch up on all the great green news you missed over the weekend!

  1. COP16 is over! Here’s what was pretty great about it. (Grist)
  2. 2010 was hot. Like “the hottest year ever on record” hot. (Green)
  3. Starbucks is saving millions simply by switching to LED lighting. (EcoGeek)
  4. The best holiday movies are about more than just heartwarming moments and spreading cheer; watch closely and you’ll pick up on some subtle green messaging. (Treehugger)
  5. Our friends over at WWF have created a file format that is literally impossible to print. (Greener Computing)

Green Your E This April 1!

Written by | April 1st, 2010

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Want to green your computing? Clay Carrington offers tips — from composting your tweets and IMs to demanding shade-grown javascript — that can make your e-world so much more eco-friendly, this April 1 and all year long…

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