Tag: Sarah Palin

Best and Worst Environmental Moments of 2010

Written by | December 13th, 2010

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You know about the oil spill, but what other stories made our lead scientist’s list of environmental issues that dominated the year?

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 25

Written by | March 25th, 2010

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Who’s excited for another riveting roundup of the day’s top green news? Shh, don’t all shout at once:

  1. For years, India and Bangladesh have fought for control of a tiny Bay of Bengal island. Wonder if they’ll call a truce now that the island’s been submerged by rising seas. (LA Times)
  2. In the future, sewage treatment plants might power sewage treatment plants. (CleanTechnica)
  3. Sarah Palin gets her very own nature documentary series. (Grist)
  4. Is bottled water as bad as everyone seems to think it is? (Green Inc.)
  5. The US House of Representatives is getting greener– and saving taxpayers $3.3 million a year. (Environmental Leader)

The Great Urbanization and What It Means for Nature: Part 1

Written by | January 7th, 2010

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More people live in cities than don’t for the first time in human history — and conservationists need to be prepared instead of complaining, says Rob McDonald.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 16

Written by | July 16th, 2009

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No surprises here — this morning’s round-up is all about climate change. With a chicken thrown in for good measure. Read on for all the top Cool Green News you need. Has Steven Chu been tasked with the impossible: convincing China to take serious steps to combat climate change? Environmental Capital assesses. Environmental Leader’s Andy […]

Five Things I Learned About ACES in Five Minutes on Twitter

Written by | July 14th, 2009

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With Sarah Palin penning an incendiary op-ed in The Washington Post today on the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES) this morning and the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works holding hearings on the bill, there’s plenty of tweet action on ACES today. Here are five things I learned about ACES in […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 14

Written by | July 14th, 2009

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It’s Bastille Day and we don’t have a single post relating to France. But we’ve got revolutions — the green kind. From hybrid “tuk tuks” to storing excess energy, here’s all the enviro news you need this morning. Here in the USA, we have Whole Foods grocery stores that give priority parking to hybrid vehicles, […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 16

Written by | April 16th, 2009

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See that big “climate change” in our tag cloud in the left column? That means more of our posts touch on climate change than anything else. Case in point: Today’s Cool Green Morning, which brings together prehistoric coral, Sarah Palin, the EPA, bird migration and claims of misleading TV ads in one big climate-change mosh […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, Jan. 21

Written by | January 21st, 2009

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Killer whales, black swans, fish poop and Sarah Palin — there’s a lot going on in the green blogosphere this morning, and we bring the best of it to you: All Aboard the Green Train: Sarah Palin announces she wants Alaska to get half its electricity from renewables by 2025. (Hat tip: Green Inc.) The […]

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