Tag: Kentucky

Cool Green Morning: Friday, January 18

Written by | January 18th, 2013

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Forget April showers, global warming brings early flowers.

  1. Gosh, animals are fascinating: Japanese quails demonstrate mastery of camouflage. (Scientific American)
  2. White nose syndrome has killed 5.5 million bats — now spreads to Kentucky. (Green)
  3. Thoreau helps scientists make connections between climate change and early spring flowers. (LiveScience)
  4. Speaking of, six ways climate change will affect you, yes YOU. (National Geographic)
  5. The Dept of Energy is offering a $10M prize to make solar installation cheaper. (Grist)

My Kind of Mother’s Day

Written by | May 6th, 2011

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Not everyone wants to celebrate with brunch and flowers. See why Laura Landon’s perfect Mother’s Day involved a canoe and crawdads … and happened last fall.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 9

Written by | March 9th, 2010

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Crack open a bottle of organic wine (no, it’s not too early) and dig into the day’s top green stories. Cool Green Morning is best paired with a full-bodied red (yes, this writer doesn’t know a thing about wine):

  1. How clean is “clean” coal, really? (Grist)
  2. A team of researchers says that consumers just aren’t interested in eco-friendly wine. (Journal Watch Online)
  3. This fall, Kentucky will become home to the greenest elementary school in all the land. (EcoGeek)
  4. In the wake of “ClimateGate,” science works on its defensive strategy. (dotEarth)
  5. New research indicates that extinctions are outpacing evolution. Here’s hoping we don’t eventually run out of species… (Mongabay)
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