Tag: Marc Gunther

A New Diet for the Planet?

Written by | May 1st, 2013

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Should environmentalists say no to meat? Our CEO Mark Tercek, a long-time vegetarian turned vegan, tackles this tough question and offers solutions that even meat-eaters may like.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, May 23

Written by | May 23rd, 2011

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Hey, we’re all still here! Let’s celebrate with some great green news:

  1. Protected land is protecting communities in Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin from flooding. (NPR)
  2. The more energy-efficient your home/appliance/car/etc. is, the more energy you burn…maybe. (The Daily Green)
  3. What are we going to do about all that plastic in the ocean? (Green)
  4. Ask Umbra offers up more eco-friendly alternatives to those ubiquitous single-serving coffee cups. (Grist)
  5. One blogger doesn’t believe we can shop our way to sustainability. Here’s why. (GreenBiz)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, February 4

Written by | February 4th, 2010

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It’s cool, it’s green, it’s just what the doctor ordered: the top 5 green news links of the day:

  1. Is feeding 9 billion people by 2050 an impossible task, or one we — and planet Earth — are up to? (The Vine)
  2. Another story of how competition helps change human behavior: one company is reducing truck idling time by posting those hours in the staff breakroom. (Marc Gunther)
  3. Hawaii is on target to get 40 percent of its electric power from renewables by 2030… good news for the state most dependent on foreign oil. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. It’s not just about agricultural run-off… household pesticides are finding their way into rivers in California. (NY Times)
  5. HDTV (the U.S.), cars instead of bikes (China), fast-food proliferation (India)…six trends happening world-wide that are NOT good for the planet. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, September 29

Written by | September 29th, 2009

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It’s a doozy of a morning here at Cool Green Morning — we’ve got overpopulation vs. overconsumption, tropical rainforests, green brands and more. It’s all in a day’s news. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s opposition to climate change has cost it another member – power company Exelon is the third major utility to pull out of the […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, September 15

Written by | September 15th, 2009

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There might not be much hope for the Goose Creek milkvetch, but at least you can now heat your home with an ethanol fireplace. Read on for that and weightier topics like sunspots, the Peruvian Amazon conflict and REDD (one of the most important strategies in fighting climate change, says Conservancy president Mark Tercek). Goose Creek milkvetch (pictured […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 21

Written by | July 21st, 2009

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What do green jobs, trash systems and shark attacks have to do with each other? They’re all part of today’s Cool Green Morning news round-up. Intrigued? Just read on… Green jobs skeptic Marc Gunther thinks a program modeled after Roosevelt’s Civilian Conservation Corps — which helped build state and national parks in the 1930s — could be the […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 16

Written by | April 16th, 2009

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See that big “climate change” in our tag cloud in the left column? That means more of our posts touch on climate change than anything else. Case in point: Today’s Cool Green Morning, which brings together prehistoric coral, Sarah Palin, the EPA, bird migration and claims of misleading TV ads in one big climate-change mosh […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 9

Written by | March 9th, 2009

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Al Gore a snore? Where have we heard that one before? Not from the left — which is where you can find critics taking shots at Big Al today on Cool Green Science, along with four other green links you must read today: Is Al Gore Too Boring to be Useful? Marc Gunther says he […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, Feb. 26

Written by | February 26th, 2009

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  Let’s start off the day with a little science entertainment. Enjoy… but don’t forget to read the rest of our morning round-up of green news. Singing Scientists: What could be better? The Great Beyond posts some of their favorite musical numbers from scientists across the spectrum. Warning: you could spend all morning watching these. […]

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