Tag: human power

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 28

Written by | June 28th, 2012

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It’s Cool Green Morning time!

  1. Pennsylvania Transit Authority’s new battery system allows trains to run like Prius hybrids. (Green)
  2. Watch where you swim. NRDC releases new beach quality report. (Huffington Post)
  3. How does a country show its commitment to combat poaching? Publicly destroys confiscated ivory. (Guardian)
  4. 247 species — including 60 birds — have been added to the threatened species list. (Mongabay)
  5. Simple but brilliant. Desk harvests our daily energy and turns it into electricity. (TreeHugger)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 27

Written by | June 27th, 2012

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Helicopters, whales and aliens (yes, aliens) take the spotlight in today’s green news.

  1. Photos: meet the most at-risk species. (National Geographic)
  2. You snooze, you lose. The world’s slowest shark hunts by sneaking up on sleeping seals. (Wired)
  3. Do aliens exist? We don’t know, but now you can tweet them. (Mashable)
  4. Who needs AAA batteries when you have human power? (Scientific American)
  5. Speaking on human power, that’s a human! Powering a helicopter! (Christian Science Monitor)
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