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The Green Buzz: Friday, July 19

Written by | July 19th, 2013

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Today’s green news may leave you hot(ter) and bothered.

  1. The Southwest is baking, the East Coast is sweltering. Take me to one of these 10 cool cities. (Nat Geo)
  2. Speaking of hot, the heat wave in the Northeast is moving backwards across America. Whaaat? (Huffington Post Green)
  3. Droughts affect everyone, including companies. How will they cope? (CNBC)
  4. If adapting to a rock climate future means living in a futuristic floating house, I’m out. (CleanTechnica)
  5. Like humans, chimps and orangutans have good memories. (BBC)

The Green Buzz: Friday, April 12

Written by | April 12th, 2013

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On our radar today: wine, solar flares and cars that run on methane.

  1. The secret is out: unknown population of orangutans found in Borneo (Live Science)
  2. Wine vs. wildlife: climate change may send vineyards into prime wildlife habitat. (National Geographic)
  3. Grab your sunglasses and see video of this morning’s incredible solar flare. (Space)
  4. Remember last year’s huge drought? Scientists confirm it was not due to climate change. (Bloomberg)
  5. Forget hybrids. Russia sees potential in natural gas cars. (NY Times)

Nature’s Copycats: Butterflies, Hornets and Orangutans

Written by | August 30th, 2012

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Some say imitation is the most sincere form of flattery. For these animals, imitation sure comes in handy in the dog-eat-dog animal kingdom.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 18

Written by | January 18th, 2012

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Get your green news on:

  1. An Indonesian rock band highlights the plight of the orangutan in song. (Mongabay)
  2. Save energy (and money!): tint your windows. (CleanTechnica)
  3. The Interior Department has banned the import of four nonnative snakes. (Green)
  4. White nose syndrome has killed an estimated seven million bats. (Washington Post)
  5. The new science classroom battle: climate change. (Wired)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 14

Written by | November 14th, 2011

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Start your week off right. Read some green news.

  1. In honor of 11/11/11, here are 11 of America’s greatest national parks and heritage sites for your bucket list. (The Daily Green)
  2. Humans may be one reason Indonesian orangutans are doomed to extinction. (Mongabay)
  3. Exposure to a common industrial solvent may increase the risk of developing Parkinson’s. (BBC)
  4. Nest boxes installed at a California vineyard attract bluebirds and reduces pests. (Green)
  5. In other wine news, TreeHugger shares 25 cheap, eco-friendly wines for the holidays. Hiccup. (TreeHugger)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, October 27

Written by | October 27th, 2011

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What do Paul McCartney, Gisele Bundchen, and Latin superstar Miguel Bosé have in common?

  1. The 6th annual International Green Awards are coming up. What star will win the Best Green Celeb category? (TreeHugger)
  2. Caged orangutans in Indonesia may be getting a one-way ticket to a secluded home on one of northern Sumatra’s proposed “orangutan islands.” (Guardian)
  3. What’s your number? As we await the arrival of our planet’s 7th billion person, see where you stand with this interactive graphic. (Population Action International)
  4. Next month, polar bears steal the spotlight when Coca-Cola turns their iconic red cans white for a new campaign to protect the Arctic. (Mother Nature Network)
  5. Huffington Post explores how pigs, pollution and other people taint our fruits and veggies. (Huffington Post Green)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, December 8

Written by | December 8th, 2009

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Copenhagen, EPA, Copenhagen, EPA… sound like a broken record? Don’t worry, we’ve got more news than just those two biggies for you today: palm oil and orangutans, the green movement and a few photos from COP 15 thrown in for good measure. Enjoy your daily dose of Cool Green Morning! Yesterday’s ruling by the EPA […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 2

Written by | November 2nd, 2009

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Orangutan-friendly palm oil sales are on the rise! Yah! Vandals are throwing the community bicycles of Paris into the Seine! Boo! Beware emotional whiplash in this roller-coaster edition of Cool Green Morning — just slip the buckle into the clasp and pull tight across your waist… Can long-range climate forecasting get good enough to help […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, October 5

Written by | October 5th, 2009

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From hopeful signs for the orangutan to an ATM that recycles your cellphones — we’ve got our arms around the whole wide green world here at Cool Green Morning: What are the must-read climate books to get you ready for the UN conference in Copenhagen in December? Climate Feedback surveys some leading climate experts. More […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 26

Written by | August 26th, 2009

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Could watermelon — my favorite melon — also become the hot new biofuel? It’s not an new episode of “The Simpsons” — it’s just another fabulous roundup of the top 5 green links o’ the morning, here in Coolness: 350 vs. 450? The head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Rajenda Pachauri, has come […]

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