Tag: Joel Makower

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 5

Written by | April 5th, 2010


Squint through your chocolate hangover from yesterday and try to take in the hot green stories of the day:

  1. Morocco will solar power nearly half its kingdom (& there’s lots of sun in Morocco) (CleanTechnica)
  2. Climate change will help Atlantic croaker fisheries, says a new study (what do you mean, you don’t know what an Atlantic croaker is?) (Conservation Maven)
  3. The future of green cars? It’s still the internal combustion engine. (Joel Makower)
  4. How the U.S. Postal Service could become a new smart grid. (Solve Climate)
  5. The actor who played J.Peterman on “Seinfeld” invests in a hog sewage power plant (Triple Pundit)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 17

Written by | August 17th, 2009


Is bottled water propping up a dictatorship? Is Walmart’s green business club worth the dues? Is Mumbai headed for a climate change fall? And who stole nearly 100 loggerhead turtle hatchlings from a North Carolina beach? All this and more in this morning’s Coolness: Joel Makower looks at Walmart’s Sustainability Consortium — a sort of […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 17

Written by | June 17th, 2009


Did you miss our lead scientist Sanjayan’s appearance on “Late Night with David Letterman” on Monday? Watch part 1 in the video above and part 2 here…and see how Letterman thinks we’re all doomed by climate change, despite Dr. S’s best efforts to convince him otherwise. Then read the rest of today’s top green links […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 5

Written by | June 5th, 2009


350 versus 450? If you don’t know what that question means, you soon will — it’s going to be a huge point of discussion this December at international climate change talks. On the other hand, you could just watch the video from 350.org above and then read this morning’s Cool Greeness, thereby equipping you to […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 24

Written by | March 24th, 2009


Sometimes grim, sometimes hopeful, but always informative — every day we bring you the top five enviro news stories you should be paying attention to. Read on for today’s selections. The EPA Steps Up its Game: The federal agency is on the brink of declaring greenhouse gases dangerous pollutants. What could this mean for climate […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 18

Written by | March 18th, 2009


Bad news for weird cars in today’s five green links you must click on — “weird” now including hybrids, which have fallen out of favor with the American public faster than Alex Rodriguez or stock index funds: Tricycles Need Not Apply: A three-wheeled all-electric vehicle that gets over 200 miles per gallon doesn’t qualify for […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, Feb. 23

Written by | February 23rd, 2009


Could climate change be causing more refugees? Is the green consumerism boom a fraud? And is ethanol a sin? Read on: We winnow and sift the best in green online for you every morning… Hot Moves: Are fears of the effects of climate change driving increased migration worldwide? You bet, says a Washington Post article. […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, Feb. 9

Written by | February 9th, 2009


Today in the green online world: nature words are disappearing in a leading dictionary for kids, one climate change scientist is dancing, and a lichen expert might have helped win World War II. And yes — that’s a big snake… The Snake Thermometer: Scientists are now using snake remains to measure prehistoric climate change. Written […]

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