Tag: Short Sharp Science

Cool Green Morning: Monday, February 22

Written by | February 22nd, 2010

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Printing your own recyclable shoes. Melting ice caps that make you colder. Cat food that fights invasives. Are you ready for yet another crazy Cool Green Morning?

  1. Is printing a new pair of recyclable shoes on a 3D plastics printer the latest in green, or just crazy talk? (Treehugger)
  2. Unexpected: Why melting ice caps might make your city colder. (The Daily Green)
  3. Yet another use for cat food: Controlling an Australian invasive species. (Short Sharp Science)
  4. The mystery remains: Why did Yvo de Boer leave as head of the UN’s climate convention? (Richard Black/BBC Earth Watch)
  5. Wanna counter climate skepticism? Soon there’ll be an app for that. (The Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 9

Written by | July 9th, 2009

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We’re all about asking the tough questions this morning. Like, is climate modelling really meaningful? Do some plants “want” to burn? And is the roundabout making a comeback? Read on for all the Cool Green News you need. Is predicting the effects of climate change as unlikely as finding bigfoot? A not-so-unique study involving a […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 10

Written by | June 10th, 2009

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Give us 30 seconds and we give you five great green links: That’s Cool Green Morning in a nutshell, every weekday morning. See below for a fence made of beehives and much, much more… Whatever happened to wave power? Environmental Capital reviews why harvesting wave energy is behind other renewables…and why it probably won’t catch […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 29

Written by | May 29th, 2009

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HUGE suspenseful questions asked (and perhaps answered) in today’s Coolness — about China, eco-TVs, melting permafrost and biospheres in North Korea. Just don’t ask us how plankton soak up CO2…or why they aren’t doing as much as anyone thought… Can the United States reach a climate deal with China? The New York Times reports that, […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 22

Written by | April 22nd, 2009

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It’s Earth Day at last — so get outside and send us a photo to prove it! (And do that before you read below on the 10 things NOT to do on Earth Day, or why Earth Day might have lost its steam since the 1970s, or any of the other interesting green links we’ve […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 15

Written by | April 15th, 2009

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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: Friday, March 27

Written by | March 27th, 2009

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Spring has finally arrived here in Arlington, Virginia…and a middle-aged blogger’s thoughts are turning toward golf. Eco-crime! you scream. Yes, it seems truly green golf has a difficult course ahead of it (although I might sneak out this weekend anyway)…check out that and the other green links you must click on this morning: Go for […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 9

Written by | March 9th, 2009

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Al Gore a snore? Where have we heard that one before? Not from the left — which is where you can find critics taking shots at Big Al today on Cool Green Science, along with four other green links you must read today: Is Al Gore Too Boring to be Useful? Marc Gunther says he […]

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