Tag: Pope Benedict

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, September 11

Written by | September 11th, 2012

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The Pope takes his new electric car out for a spin in today’s green news roundup.

  1. Can you guess what the world’s shiniest living thing is? (Discover Magazine)
  2. Meet the 100 most endangered species on the planet. (CNN)
  3. The Pope goes green in his new electric car. (Clean Technica)
  4. Here’s a simple idea: wind can power the world. (Mongabay)
  5. How does an Antarctic mollusk reproduce in a cold ocean? Switch sexes. (BBC Nature)

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: Friday, August 7

Written by | August 7th, 2009

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What’s the best song about climate change? Grist’s Dave Roberts has his picks (see below), and we have ours (see video above), which we’re sure will get your weekend off to a silently rolling (if not flying) start. It’s all in another edition of Coolness: Jobs, jobs, jobs — that’s what it’s down to for […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 13

Written by | April 13th, 2009

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While you’re nursing a candy hangover and wondering where you, too, can get a Portuguese water spaniel puppy, we spent the night gathering the freshest green news from around the Internets for you! So how about handing over some of your candy… Do Scooters Pollute More Than Hummers? That’s a claim made in a Chicago […]

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