Tag: mass transit

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 2

Written by | May 2nd, 2012

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Volcanoes, sardines and bees take the spotlight in today’s green news.

  1. Family disputes create rebel bees. (BBC)
  2. Which U.S. cities top the list for the best transit systems? (Clean Technica)
  3. Bookstores are sprouting with children’s books about the environment. (Washington Post)
  4. Should we stop eating sardines? (Grist)
  5. Yellowstone supervolcano eruptions may be more frequent than thought. (National Geographic)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 23

Written by | November 23rd, 2009

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East Antarctica is melting. CO2 atmospheric concentrations are the highest in 2 million years. Green innovation needs more than a price on carbon. Cheery news this Cool Green Morning! But if we’re going to Hades, at least we’re taking the bus there…fasten your seat belts and drive deep into today’s green links: Americans are loving […]

High-Speed Rail (or, Why Conservation Can’t Afford To Be Conservative)

Written by | May 20th, 2009

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Ray LaHood, President Obama’s transportation secretary, recently pledged to remake the nation’s transportation system, with the key goal of making it more environmentally sustainable. As part of that, Obama has promised to put down $8 billion to start construction of a high-speed intercity rail network. This investment is something that’s long overdue, and would correct […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, Feb. 4

Written by | February 4th, 2009

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We managed to get Groundskeeper Willie and beer into this morning’s roundup of online green goodness — we feel like Homer Simpson. (The nuns, the fish that can’t smell, and the Chinese earthquake that humans might have caused…that’s another story.) I Don’t Smell Anything: Ocean acidification might be making clownfish larvae lose their sense of […]

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