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Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 8

Written by | November 8th, 2010

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Hope you saved your extra Daylight Savings hour to catch up on the latest green news:

  1. Researchers are now discovering that the Gulf oil spill killed a ton of coral. (Green)
  2. Meet global dimming…because just worrying about climate change isn’t enough. (The Daily Green)
  3. Should you stop showering to save the planet? (Treehugger)
  4. Scientists are joining together to fight climate change denial with facts. (Dot Earth)
  5. So is no one in the UK excited about wind power anymore? (Guardian Eco)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 1

Written by | November 1st, 2010

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Did you have a spooky Halloween? These five green links may send some additional chills down your spine.

  1. Is Daylight Savings bad for the environment? (Treehugger)
  2. Air pollution is probably just as bad for kids and babies as cigarette smoke. (The Daily Green)
  3. There are a lot of salmon in the Pacific Ocean– here’s why that’s a problem. (YaleE360)
  4. Ask Umbra explores the connections between the environment and breast cancer. (Grist)
  5. Would you play a climate change computer game? (Guardian Eco)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, October 25

Written by | October 25th, 2010

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Kick off your week with these great green news stories:

  1. Whales and dolphins are protected from hunting in Palau’s new Mongolia-sized marine sanctuary. (Mongabay)
  2. Fist pump! The largest solar farm in the northeastern U.S. is under construction in southern New Jersey. (CleanTechnica)
  3. Here are some tips for recycling your e-waste. (Green)
  4. What will space tourism mean for climate change? (Scientific American)
  5. Bees are smarter than computers. (Guardian Eco)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 30

Written by | August 30th, 2010

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Cooler and greener (and maybe just as tart) as a lime-flavored ice pop:

  1. So, what’s next for enviro groups? (Washington Post)
  2. They certainly are orange, but are they green? A look at the eco-sins of the Jersey Shore cast. (Grist)
  3. An e-reader could possibly take your reading habits to carbon-neutral levels. (EcoGeek)
  4. Invasive species are bad news for many reasons, and also really, really expensive to deal with. (Treehugger)
  5. Air travelers just aren’t that into carbon offsets, says a new study. (Guardian Eco)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 16

Written by | August 16th, 2010

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It’s the start of another cool green week:

  1. Sad news for the Rothschild’s giraffe– it’s officially endangered. (Mongabay)
  2. Ask Umbra explores the ecological impact of milk. (Grist)
  3. Will this summer’s crazy weather spur the world to action on climate change? (Guardian Eco)
  4. If you live in New Jersey (this writer’s home state, and arguably the greatest state in the entire United States), a solar roof could earn you cold, hard cash. (CleanTechnica)
  5. The Sierra Club ranked the nation’s greenest college campuses– did yours make the list? (Green)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 13

Written by | May 13th, 2010

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Caffeine? Check. Semi-balanced breakfast? Check. Green news? Check. You may now proceed with your day.

  1. The US Army is going to do this thing where it turns oil from the Gulf spill into asphalt somehow, with science. (Treehugger)
  2. In case you care, here is what the big utility companies think about the new climate bill. (CleanTechnica)
  3. Eco-aggression: the next big thing in recycling and/or art. (Green)
  4. Researchers have taken the first-ever samples of ocean water at the north pole to determine just how acidified the Arctic Sea has become. (Guardian Eco)
  5. A new poll says half of Americans are still cool with offshore drilling. Okay then. (AP/Huffington Post Green)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 11

Written by | May 11th, 2010

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The day’s best green news… Read it. Love it. Share it with a friend.

  1. Get the latest on the Kerry-Graham-Lieberman climate bill. (Grist)
  2. Finally, an answer to the question that’s been keeping us all up at night: how environmentally friendly are 3-D glasses? (Guardian Eco)
  3. Sounds like the bar is set pretty low for oil-spill-cleanup-success. (The Vine)
  4. One woman is on a mission to wipe out the Pacific “garbage patch.” (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Where do old appliances go after they die? They actually have several afterlife options. (Scientific American)
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