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The Green Buzz: Monday, November 4

Written by | November 4th, 2013

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In today’s green news: Some say it’s time to go nuclear.

  1. Top environmental scientists say going nuclear is the only way to save us from climate change. (CNN)
  2. Stereotypes about “environmentalists” can hamper green progress. (Grist)
  3. An environmental superpower? We like the sound of that. (TreeHugger)
  4. This poor guy was stuck under an escalator at Chicago’s O’Hare. Wonder where he came from? (Huffington Post)
  5. They say elephants never forget, and here’s more proof to that fact. (BBC News)

The Green Buzz: Friday, June 21

Written by | June 21st, 2013

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Seeing as how today is the longest day of the year, you definitely have time to read up on some green news!

  1. How do you stop pollution in China? You won’t believe this extreme new idea. (Reuters)
  2. Urban forests help save at least one person from dying every year. (Grist)
  3. Everything you need to know about Sunday’s Supermoon. (Huffington Post)
  4. 25,000 bumble bees found dead in Oregon. Are pesticides to blame? (Discovery News)
  5. It’s not everyday you see a galaxy in the shape of a penguin! (National Geographic)

Voters Gave One Issue Bipartisan Support

Written by | November 4th, 2010

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The political landscape is as divisive as ever. But in this week’s elections one type of ballot measure had a passage rate of 83 percent. Our policy expert looks at the issue that brought voters together.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, July 28

Written by | July 28th, 2010

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Get your Cool Green Morning on:

  1. Portland, Oregon is the solar-y-est city the northwest United States. (CleanTechnica)
  2. What does our relatively recent super-snowy winter really say about climate change and weather patterns? (Dot Earth)
  3. The nation’s largest wind farm is currently under construction in California. (EcoGeek)
  4. Oil in the Gulf may be dissipating, but the effects of the spill will probably still be felt for decades. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Seriously– who doesn’t want (legally protected) clean air? (Grist)

Salmon Country: See Fantastic Video

Written by | June 1st, 2009

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Despite their dwindling numbers, salmon are still king in the Pacific Northwest. “In this part of the world, biodiversity runs on salmon,” says Alan Holt, who helped start The Nature Conservancy’s Pacific salmon program. But news from the world of salmon hasn’t been positive in a long time. Grim stories abound, from the closure of […]

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