Tag: heat record

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 10

Written by | January 10th, 2013

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Today’s green news features awww-dorable penguin photos. Too cute to miss.

  1. Now that’s a hidden talent: baby sharks sense danger even before they’re born. (Wired)
  2. No ifs, ands or buts about it: 2012 was the hottest year on record in the US. (NY Times)
  3. A previously unknown colony of 9,000 emperor penguins has received its first human visitors. (Guardian)
  4. The race is on to save killer whales trapped under ice off the coast of Canada. (Atlantic Wire)
  5. BP shells out a whopping $1 billion to Gulf oil spill victims. (Huffington Post Green)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 10

Written by | August 10th, 2010

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Add a little butter, a dash of car exhaust, bake at high heat and you’ve got yourself a cool green morning!

  1. It isn’t good for your waistline, but at least butter makes decent biodiesel. (The New York Times)
  2. The recent post-Copenhagen and pre-Mexico UN meeting in Germany made little progress toward a global warming accord. (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. Speaking of climate change… 17 nations have hit all-time heat records. (Mongabay)
  4. In the future, could cars run on their own exhaust? (EcoGeek)
  5. What inspires a bird to sing? Getting a mate and keeping one, it turns out. (Wired Science)
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