Tag: renewable energy

Obama Kickstarts Action on Climate Change

Written by | June 25th, 2013

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When it comes to boosting the economy and fighting climate change, President Obama declares it’s not an “either/or.” It’s a “both/and” approach. Learn more about his roadmap for America’s leadership on climate change.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, November 8

Written by | November 8th, 2012

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Ready to get your green news on?

  1. Check out the green ballot measures that won and lost in Tuesday’s election. (Grist)
  2. Humans can smell emotions, like fear and disgust, says a new study. (MNN)
  3. National Geographic has published extraordinary images of Cheetahs in Iran. (National Geographic)
  4. What happens to city wildlife during a large storm? (Green)
  5. Could renewable energy help to prevent future blackouts from storms? (Christian Science Monitor)

Message from the Mojave: Shaping the Desert Energy Boom

Written by | June 12th, 2012

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Wind and solar offer the promise of a clean energy future. But can these renewables be developed without threatening wildlife and native habitats?

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 15th

Written by | May 15th, 2012

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From endangered rivers to clean energy, we’ve got your green news.

  1. Bummer: The list of the top 10 endangered rivers in America is out, and #1 isn’t far from our headquarters. (Discovery News)
  2. It turns out that the unpopular and controversial catch limits on fish are working — 6 populations have rebounded. (Green)
  3. Yet another reason to love wildlife, especially elephants: They may hold vigil at your funeral. (Grist)
  4. A Greenpeace study has found that some American car manufacturers are linked to Amazon deforestation. (Mongabay)
  5. 76 percent of Americans want clean energy instead of coal, nuclear and natural gas. (Clean Technica)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 9

Written by | May 9th, 2012

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Rare gorillas, illegal treehouses, and ocean trash – oh my!

  1. What a treat: the world’s rarest gorilla caught on film in its natural habitat. (Treehugger)
  2. Your childhood dream just might manifest itself in this amazing (but illegal) treehouse. (Grist)
  3. Ocean plastic waste is on the rise in the Pacific – and it’s effects are surprising scientists. (BBC)
  4. How much renewable energy does your state use? (Washington Post)
  5. Scientists think they know what caused the deaths of hundreds of Pelicans on the Peruvian coast. (The Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 3

Written by | April 3rd, 2012

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I’m wide awake, it’s (cool green) morning:

  1. New research shows that our oceans have been heating up for more than 100 years. (Mongabay)
  2. Denmark plans to rely on 100% renewable energy by 2050. (EcoGeek)
  3. Do social networks spur greener behavior? (GreenBiz)
  4. Baby bald eagle cam! (Treehugger)
  5. A new study shows that some corals are more resilient to increased ocean acidification. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 21

Written by | March 21st, 2012

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Green news and comic book heroes aren’t mutually exclusive:

  1. Here are the top five countries using renewable energy. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. Spiderman is many things (for instance: awesome), but he is not a tarantula. (Wired)
  3. Starbucks offers lessons in greening supply chains. (GreenBiz)
  4. What helps prevent overfishing? Local fisheries management. (YaleE360)
  5. Meet Los Angeles’ super-green mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, February 28

Written by | February 28th, 2012

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Get your green news on:

  1. What shapes American attitudes toward climate change? (Spoiler alert: not climate scientists.) (ArsTechnica, via Wired)
  2. A new industry standard may keep more cell phones out of landfills. (GreenBiz)
  3. In Michigan, renewables are now cheaper than coal. (CleanTechnica)
  4. What’s “left” and what’s “right” when it comes to climate change? (Grist)
  5. With its numbers dropping 99 percent (!) in some areas, sturgeon could be in some pretty serious trouble. (Green)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 15

Written by | February 15th, 2012

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What’s even better than Valentine’s Day? Discounted Heart Shaped Candy Day!

  1. See the world’s tiniest chameleon! (Grist)
  2. A new study uncovered a potential link between air pollution and heart attacks. (Guardian)
  3. One more reason to hate laundry day: washing synthetic clothes leads to ocean pollution. (Mongabay)
  4. A decent chunk of Europe is now powered by renewable energy. (Treehugger)
  5. Which new cars are the least toxic? (Green House)

Green Gift Monday Partner Q&A: Sungevity

Written by | November 30th, 2011

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Green Gift Monday Partner Q&A: Sungevity Danny Kennedy is the Founder of Sungevity, a home solar energy company.  A long-time social entrepreneur, Danny has achieved global recognition as an environmental activist, spokesperson and opinion leader. Most recently, Danny was the Campaigns Manager for Greenpeace Australia Pacific. In 2001, he ran Greenpeace’s California Clean Energy Campaign, […]

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