Tag: hurricane season

The Green Buzz: Friday, May 24

Written by | May 24th, 2013

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You might need the entire long weekend to catch those newly evolved cockroaches.

  1. A camera trap got footage of one of the rarest, most highly threatened big cats in the world. (TreeHugger)
  2. Yesterday they had the 10 worst, today it’s the 10 best cities to live through climate change. (Grist)
  3. NOAA is predicting an “extremely active” Atlantic hurricane season. (NPR)
  4. A conservation agency approved the slaughter of tens of thousands of endangered birds. (Guardian)
  5. Cockroaches are evolving to evade our traps. (BBC)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 5

Written by | August 5th, 2011

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Hurricanes, dams, droughts, singing frogs and cartoons…

  1. This year’s hurricane season has an 85% chance of being worse than average. (Green)
  2. Do dams add to or help reduce climate change? A new study tips the scales toward … (Conservation Journal Watch)
  3. This cool animation shows the widening drought across the southern U.S. (The Daily Green)
  4. Trying to hold a conversation at a cocktail party isn’t easy… now frogs provide clues to why. (Mongabay)
  5. SpongeBob Squarepants talks climate change, and some people aren’t happy about that. (HuffPost Green)

Hoping for a Hurricane? Coral Reefs Are

Written by | September 9th, 2009

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Having lived in the hurricane zone for most of the last decade, I have developed a bit of an addiction to The Weather Channel this time of year. Until recently, the general feeling around hurricane coverage and anticipation of hurricane season in the United States has been a fear of “the big one.”  Now, and […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 30

Written by | July 30th, 2009

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The image above shows ice sheets off the coast of Alaska in 2006 (left) and 2007 (right). What’s different about these two photos? (Hint: it’s related to climate change.) Read on for all the Cool Green News of the day. Why didn’t we know about this before? Newly declassified images from U.S. spy satellites show ice melt […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 29

Written by | April 29th, 2009

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Hurricanes — can’t live with them, and can barely run away from them. But hurricane season predictions? How about we just outlaw those right now? That and today’s other top green questions asked (and perhaps answered) below: I Predict 100 Bad Hurricane-Season Predictions This Year: Predictions about the upcoming hurricane season are notoriously bad, reports […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 19

Written by | March 19th, 2009

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How far can air pollution travel? Do scientists really use the phrase ‘global weirding’? And could a U.S. cap-and-trade system lead to more “Made in China” products? Find out in this morning’s top five must-read news stories.  Was that Pollution Made in China? Scientist Julie Layshock is researching whether air particles can travel from China to the U.S. Her […]

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