Tag: MSNBC

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 7

Written by | November 7th, 2011

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And on our left, ladies and gentlemen, we have the bustling area known as Minegolia.

  1. Once known as the “last frontier,” Mongolia’s Gobi Desert is now home to a mega mine. (Guardian)
  2. Talk about star-cross lovers: the Toronto Zoo plans to split up a same-sex African penguin couple. (TreeHugger)
  3. It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s an… upside down black rhino on it’s way to safety?! (MSNBC)
  4. According to new poll, older folks (ages 66-83) are the least likely generation to support clean energy and environmental protection. (Grist)
  5. A Boeing 737 and a Prius have more in common than you may think. (Green)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, February 4

Written by | February 4th, 2011

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Is it really that important to have a heated pool? Check out this morning’s 5 cool green links and decide:

  1. The U.S. government backs a $1 billion plan to make gasoline from wood. (Green)
  2. 400 Yellowstone bison are being held for possible slaughter. (NPR)
  3. Would you swim in a crematorium-heated swimming pool? (Grist)
  4. Astronomers have identified 54 planets that could be suitable for life. (BBC)
  5. A tiny shape-shifting water flea has the largest genome of any animal studied. (MSNBC)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 28

Written by | May 28th, 2010

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Hey, weren’t you just looking for some awesome stuff to read?

  1. Developed nations pledge $4 billion to help poorer nations protect their forests. (AP/MSNBC)
  2. Ask Umbra offers tips for an eco-friendly Memorial Day weekend. (Grist)
  3. Would you drive 5.4 miles less per day to stop drilling in the Gulf of Mexico? (Treehugger/this here Cool Green Science blog)
  4. In California at least, public support for offshore drilling is dwindling. (LA Times)
  5. This mud that’s being used to try to clog up the Gulf oil leak… what IS it, exactly? (New York Times)
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