Tag: Obama climate

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, September 30

Written by | September 30th, 2010

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The rain is falling here in the East, making for a rather cool green morning:

  1. From Mr. Obama: a plan to roll out climate change and energy legislation in “chunks.” (DotEarth)
  2. And seen on Mrs. Obama: mammoth bone, an ecological alternative to ivory. (Treehugger)
  3. Need proof of a world-wide water crisis? Check out this new water map. (BBC)
  4. Can a group of photographers save Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest? (Earthwatch)
  5. Eww…video of sewage flooding Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal calls attention to the city’s troubled waterways. (Green)

The Inside Skinny on Copenhagen from Conservancy Experts

Written by | December 3rd, 2009

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Next week this time, The Nature Conservancy’s climate change team will be in Copenhagen for the long-awaited international climate negotiations. It’s been a long road, with many but not all milestones being passed. Last week, we saw an announcement that President Obama will go to Copenhagen, with proposed emissions reductions targets from the United States […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, November 20

Written by | November 20th, 2009

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This really should have been last week’s (Friday the 13th’s) Cool Green Morning — filled with The Worst Nightmares of whales, wasteful companies, and people who like to paint their cars a lot. (Are they going to take car painting away from us, too?) Prepare yourself — real scary stuff in today’s best green news […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, November 6

Written by | November 6th, 2009

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U.S. fish stocks defecting to Canada? We can just see it now on Lou Dobbs Tonight…but remember where you heard it first — Cool, Green, Morning. Have a great weekend! Seems fishy, but overall U.S. water consumption has declined in the past 25 years — despite a growing population and increasing water use. Huh? Tina […]

Climate Week: Who Controls the Earth?

Written by | September 23rd, 2009

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Climate Week is here — a series of meetings at the United Nations headquarters in New York among world leaders to discuss at the highest levels of government how to make progress toward a global climate change solution. But what does Climate Week — and all the negotiations through Copenhagen and beyond — really mean? […]

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