Tag: Planet Green

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, February 22

Written by | February 22nd, 2011

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Do you really need a hot dog to enjoy a good soccer game?

  1. Here’s a twist to the green sports trend–one UK soccer club bans the sale of red meat at its stadium. (Planet Green)
  2. How much oil will the U.P.S. save by switching from diesel to liquefied natural gas? A LOT. (Green)
  3. Humans are a noisy bunch, and our sounds may be causing wildlife to modify their behavior. (The New York Times)
  4. War, peace and climate conflict–can we resolve our issues? (Earth Watch)
  5. The scene at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico is still oily, reports a University of GA researcher. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, November 5

Written by | November 5th, 2010

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Finally, we give you a reason to really love worms:

  1. There are new close-up images of NASA’s comet fly-by! (Wired)
  2. Worms are becoming big business and helping you get more wine! (Treehugger)
  3. A notorious wildlife trafficker is going to prison for a few years. (Mongabay)
  4. How do electric cars work without starters, alternators or spark plugs? (Planet Green)
  5. A new transparent film may help turn windows into solar power generators. (CleanTechnica)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 26

Written by | October 26th, 2010

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An (Ig) Nobel Prize winner tops our top 5 cool green news links today:

  1. First ask “why?” and then “why not?”: researchers collect whale snot via remote-controlled helicopter. (Planet Green)
  2. Is there a correlation between energy efficiency and political party? (Green)
  3. The sad (and absurd) effects of illegal wildlife smuggling. (Extinction Countdown)
  4. A new study makes no bones about what’s fueling deforestation in Madagascar. (BBC)
  5. Imogen Heap loves the Earth in her new crowd-sourced-nature-documentary-music-video-something-or-other. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 6

Written by | July 6th, 2010

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You said it! Beat the heat with some cool green news:

  1. An update on just how far the oil could reach. (Green)
  2. In more spill news, a new report comes to light showing that USFWS ok’d the risk to wildlife. (The New York Times)
  3. Which is better: real nature or technological nature? (trust your instincts on this one) (Planet Green)
  4. Can we save the world’s “last ocean” from human impact? (Mongabay)
  5. It’s hot around here: new record highs beat the record colds by 5 to 1. (Climate Progress)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 17

Written by | March 17th, 2010

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It’s the greenest of all Cool Green Mornings– the St. Patrick’s Day edition. Grab a handful of Irish potatoes and dive into the day’s must-read news. Sláinte!:

  1. Make today’s green beer greener by using gentle, eco-friendly dyes. (Planet Green)
  2. Some greenhouse gases contributing to ice sheet melt might actually originate from underneath ice sheets. (Wired)
  3. If everyone adopts it in their homes and businesses, LED lighting could save Americans $120 billion over the next 20 years. (EcoGeek)
  4. Chanel’s Karl Lagerfeld: the official climate skeptic of Paris Fashion Week. (Fast Company)
  5. A new study indicates that not all CO2 emissions are created equal. (The Vine)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 10

Written by | March 10th, 2010

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Read on for your regular dose of the day’s coolest, greenest news:

  1. Watching “The Oprah Winfrey Show” might make you greener. There is actually science behind this. (Planet Green)
  2. A bike commuter does the math and finds that a year of regular rides keeps 3,260 pounds of carbon out of the atmosphere. (Treehugger)
  3. How green is the dentist working on your pearly whites? (GreenBiz)
  4. Big news in plastic recycling: scientists have developed an organic catalyst that can “build up and break down plastics over and over again“– and on the cheap, too. (The Vine)
  5. Your diet soda habit might not be so good for the planet. In related news, I now feel like a horrible person. (Huffington Post Green)

Man Up, Greens: The World Needs More Gary Nevilles

Written by | February 19th, 2010

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Gary Neville, an international soccer star and a guy’s guy, is an unabashed greenie. The enviro movement needs more like him, says Dave Connell.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, January 15

Written by | January 15th, 2010

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Happy Friday! Nothing gets you in the celebratory weekend spirit quite like five cool green links, right?

  1. Good news! International efforts to combat climate change helped us earn us an extra minute of pre-doom on the Doomsday Clock. (DotEarth)
  2. Scientists discover a wealth of new species, including “glass” frogs and snail-sucking snakes, in the threatened rainforests of Ecuador. (Guardian Eco)
  3. Pope Benedict XVI: climate advocate? (Mother Nature Network)
  4. An ice shelf the size of Rhode Island totally disintegrated in just 24 hours. (The Daily Green)
  5. Here are seven tasks that you probably think require paper towels, but actually don’t. (Planet Green)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 23

Written by | December 23rd, 2009

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These five links are guaranteed to get you in the green holiday spirit: The Pope’s Christmas wish:  For you to stop buying so much (Planet Green). The Conservancy’s very own Steve Long explores the eco-friendliness of Christmas trees (Marketwatch/WSJ). The world’s 20 largest postal services are teaming up to lower their carbon footprints, hopefully lessening […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 5

Written by | March 5th, 2009

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China is today’s glimmer of green hope — yes, China — on Cool Green Morning. Here are the five links you MUST click on today to stay au courant en verde: Glug Glug Glug: Florida, Louisiana, Texas and North Carolina’s coasts are among the most vulnerable in the United States to sea-level rise (a widely […]

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