Tag: plastic bag

A Q&A With Daniella Alonso of Revolution

Written by | April 8th, 2013


When the power goes out, you live a little closer to nature — whether you want to or not. Read this Q&A with Revolution cast member Daniella Alonso, featuring her favorite tips, tricks and nature encounters.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, November 30

Written by | November 30th, 2012


Extra, extra, get your green news here!

  1. Global sea levels have risen almost half an inch since 1992. (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Delhi and Shanghai aim to reduce plastic trash. (Green)
  3. Botswana bans wildlife hunting — controversy to ensue? (BBC News)
  4. Age ain’t nothing but a number, right? Debate continues over the age of the Grand Canyon. (Washington Post)
  5. And finally, we end with poop-related green news: a sewage-powered robot cleans wastewater. (TreeHugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 14

Written by | June 14th, 2011


Instead of two for Tuesday, how about 5 (cool green news links, that is)?

  1. What are the economic and human costs of extreme weather? (Green Biz)
  2. This guy dresses up in 500 plastic bags and calls himself “Bagmonster”–would you believe him? (The New York Times)
  3. See breathtaking photos of weedy seadragons (for real!). (BBC)
  4. A new study says more than 50% of the world’s population lives within 3 km of a freshwater source. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. The Missouri River continues to rise, rupturing two levees on Monday. (HuffPostGreen)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 25

Written by | August 25th, 2010


Hey! It’s Cool Green Morning time:

  1. The next wave of oil spill clean-up technology: robots. (Green)
  2. Edible green curtains are showing up on one company’s buildings, and also on plates in corporate cafeterias. (GreenBiz)
  3. A new survey shows that in 2009, Americans used more wind and solar power– and less coal and gas. (YaleE360)
  4. Climate change denial seems to be spreading among one particular political party. (CleanTechnica)
  5. As of last week, there is no such thing as a free plastic bag in Mexico. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 15

Written by | April 15th, 2009


Are you as stressed out about taxes as I am? Wouldn’t it be great if we could go just one April 15th without hearing or thinking about taxes? Without even reading the word “taxes”? (Sorry.) Take some deep breaths…and dive into this morning’s most interesting — and tax-free — green headlines (and don’t forget to […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, Feb. 25

Written by | February 25th, 2009


A video is worth 10,000 words…and when you’re done watching the above on that transparent-headed barreleye fish, check out the other cool green links you must read this morning: Cool Green Transparent Fish: Learn more about the barreleye. I Have One Word For You, Son: Is the campaign to ban (or charge a nickel a […]

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