Tag: oil dispersant

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, August 12

Written by | August 12th, 2010

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Need updates on oil, climate change, extinct frogs and green style? You came to the right place!

  1. The tricks of a good magician: smoke, lights and…biochar? If you’re a climate change magician, that is. (The Vine)
  2. Conservationists are on a global hunt for frogs believed to be extinct. (BBC)
  3. Oil spill dispersants and corals don’t mix. (New Scientist)
  4. Want more access to climate change data? It’s on the way. (The Great Beyond)
  5. The latest in green style: reusable water bottles made of bamboo. (GoodCleanTech)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, July 2

Written by | July 2nd, 2010

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Happy almost-Independence Day/three-day weekend! If you read these five great green stories reeeeeally slowly, it’ll be 5pm before you know it.

  1. Get your red, white, blue AND green on this 4th of July with reusable plates, less meat and also lasers. (Huffington Post)
  2. Do the media give too much attention to climate skeptics—or do they not give enough attention to climate change at all? (dotEarth)
  3. Maybe oil dispersant isn’t the most toxic stuff ever after all… (YaleE360)
  4. Do bikes deserve their own special highways? (Slate, via Treehugger)
  5. A bunch of weather- and TV news-people don’t believe that climate change is a real thing. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 23

Written by | June 23rd, 2010

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A little light(ish) reading to start your day:

  1. Here are some really terrible things that could happen in the Gulf of Mexico, thanks to the oil spill. (Treehugger)
  2. In as little as five years, Europe could be reaping the solar-power-benefits of the Saharan sun. (EcoGeek)
  3. An EPA official says that oil dispersant is helping to tame the Gulf oil spill. (Green)
  4. California’s climate law might be in trouble, and the Governator is none too pleased. (Grist)
  5. A Georgia representative thinks that clean energy legislation might actually kill people. Okay then. (Climate Progress)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 6

Written by | May 6th, 2010

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What pairs best with your morning cup of coffee? The coolest, greenest and also most awesome links on the interwebs, of course:

  1. Invasives aren’t as tough as we think they are, a new study says. (Journal Watch Online)
  2. A toxic oil dispersant is being used in the Gulf, even though there may be a better, safer alternative. (Wired)
  3. How much energy do your home appliances suck up? This cool infographic breaks it all down. (GE, via Treehugger)
  4. Could this be the end of the phrase “drill, baby, drill”? (The Hill)
  5. Here are ten ways to reduce your oil footprint. (Huffington Post Green)
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