Tag: plastic bag ban

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 24

Written by | May 24th, 2012

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The news this morning strongly hints that if you haven’t already, it’s time to jump on the reusable bag bandwagon…

  1. L.A. is now the largest city in the U.S. to ban plastic bags! (Treehugger)
  2. They have it rough enough, so the last thing baby sea turtles need are hot nests due to climate change. (Green)
  3. Northwestern University scientists have developed a more efficient and enviro-friendly solar cell. (CleanTechnica)
  4. Because we know you’ve been dying to learn: How whales open their huge mouths. (BBC Nature)
  5. The WHO says radiation levels from Fukushima not as high as previously thought — but infants at risk. (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 31

Written by | August 31st, 2010

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The end of August means summer is almost out the door, but don’t despair…try a little cool green pick-me-up instead:

  1. Can a fortress of trees keep the encroaching desert and ocean from destroying the capital of Mauritania? (Reuters)
  2. New York’s new slogan: Bike Bedlam. (Green)
  3. An independent review finds that the IPCC needs some changes. (The New York Times)
  4. The key to coral reef survival? Microbes, says scientist. (Mongabay)
  5. Californians will have to find alternatives to the single-use plastic bag by 2012. (Christian Science Monitor)
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