Tag: Maldives

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, October 1

Written by | October 1st, 2013

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A government shutdown and a climate change refugee. That and more, in today’s Green Buzz.

  1. How the U.S. government shutdown affects science and the environment. (The Verge)
  2. Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Yosemite… as in, a closed Yosemite. Bad or good timing? (Huff Post Green)
  3. It’s an episode of “CSI Turtle” in the Maldives. So what’s causing their injuries? (The Guardian)
  4. This New Zealand man says he’s a climate change refugee. (Businessweek)
  5. Ending on a happy note: grab your camera and brush up on this year’s guide to fall foliage. (MNN)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 8

Written by | February 8th, 2012

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If it can snow in one of the world’s hottest places, why can’t we get a few flurries here in DC?

  1. How’s this for wacky weather? It snowed in Libya. (Green)
  2. Ratu, one of the last remaining Sumatran rhinos, is in her 11th month of pregnancy. Only five more months to go! (Mongabay)
  3. Yesterday, one of the world’s most climate-conscious leaders was forced to resign in a coup d’état. (Grist)
  4. At least in California, green jobs weathered the recession much better than conventional jobs. (GreenBiz)
  5. What are the greenest cars on the market today? (CleanTechnica)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 24

Written by | November 24th, 2009

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Sorry to be a Debbie Downer, but today’s news isn’t uplifting: the global water problem needs more attention, oceans are becoming less effective at storing CO2 and we’ve underestimated the pace and extent of climate change. Oh, and Obama loses to Nasheed in the ring. Let’s hold out hope that the sun will come out tomorrow. A new […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 21

Written by | October 21st, 2009

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A UN climate negotiator tries to deflate our hope for Copenhagen.  The government of the Maldives holds a meeting underwater, practicing for the day when the archipelago nation might actually be underwater.  Oh, and remember air pollution?  Yeah, it’s still a huge problem, and it’s costing Americans a lot of money, and for some, their […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 13

Written by | October 13th, 2009

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  Good morning, Cool Green News addicts! We know you missed us yesterday, but we’re back with some hot links to get your day started. Dams are coming down, a literary classic offers lessons in the climate change debate and a note of hope emerges around the U.S. climate change bill currently stalled in the Senate. […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 9

Written by | September 9th, 2009

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Did you know that there may be a new green fuel that’s literally green?  Or that your GPS does more than  prevent you from getting lost?  Or that the term “climate change” predates “global warming” by more than 50 years?  If not, well, you do now that you’re reading this morning’s roundup of green stories. […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 16

Written by | March 16th, 2009

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That’s Malé, capital of the Maldives, in the photo above. Understand why they’re concerned about sea-level rise from climate change? And yet the president of the Maldives has just made an extraordinary pledge to green his country — part of the five green links you must click on this morning: And a Small Nation Will […]

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