Tag: Science magazine

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 16

Written by | March 16th, 2009

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That’s Malé, capital of the Maldives, in the photo above. Understand why they’re concerned about sea-level rise from climate change? And yet the president of the Maldives has just made an extraordinary pledge to green his country — part of the five green links you must click on this morning: And a Small Nation Will […]

Taking Energy Production to the Woodshed

Written by | March 13th, 2009

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When discussing renewable energy, you’re likely to hear a lot about wind, solar, geothermal and even hydropower. Heck, you’re likely to see the conversation turn to nuclear power (not renewable, by the way) before anyone mentions one of our oldest and humblest renewable sources of energy – wood. But the good old American log – […]

Is Climate Change Causing Coral Reef Osteoporosis?

Written by | January 7th, 2009

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Another gloomy report on the effects of all of the carbon dioxide we humans are spewing into the atmosphere: Oceans are becoming more acidic. This is particularly bad for living coral, the delicate little creatures that literally build the reefs that support an incredibly diverse amount of ocean life. As reported in the latest issue […]

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