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Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 22

Written by | December 22nd, 2010

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The latest green news, from kid scientists to electric garbage trucks:

  1. Last-minute holiday gift idea: offset the carbon footprint of your favorite Apple person’s MacBook. (Greener Computing)
  2. Paris takes New York’s hybrid street-sweeper and raises it one electric garbage truck. Your move, other cities. (EcoGeek)
  3. Guess what? Evangelicals are probably greener than you think. (Grist)
  4. A bunch of eight-year-olds published a study on bees. What scientific discoveries have you made lately, slacker? (Wired)
  5. Which celebrities made Santa’s green naughty-or-nice lists this year? (Treehugger)

How to Tech Responsibly

Written by | May 8th, 2009

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Twitter user K_M_Anderson asked the nature_org Twitter account recently: “Love new tech but worry that servers and bandwidth are coal-powered? taking open space? any info re enviro impact? how to tech responsibly?” Thanks for the tweet, K_M. As you now, the answers to your questions are not so simple. The fact is, it’s hard to […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 15

Written by | April 15th, 2009

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Are you as stressed out about taxes as I am? Wouldn’t it be great if we could go just one April 15th without hearing or thinking about taxes? Without even reading the word “taxes”? (Sorry.) Take some deep breaths…and dive into this morning’s most interesting — and tax-free — green headlines (and don’t forget to […]

Dear Apple: Are Green MacBooks All We Get?

Written by | December 5th, 2008

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Last night I saw one of those ubiquitous Apple ads touting the environmental benefits of the new MacBook computer, and listing the following green attributes of the latest Apple must-have: •    An aluminum and glass enclosure that is “completely recyclable”; •    The ability to “run on a quarter of the power of a single light […]

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