Tag: soccer

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, February 22

Written by | February 22nd, 2011

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Do you really need a hot dog to enjoy a good soccer game?

  1. Here’s a twist to the green sports trend–one UK soccer club bans the sale of red meat at its stadium. (Planet Green)
  2. How much oil will the U.P.S. save by switching from diesel to liquefied natural gas? A LOT. (Green)
  3. Humans are a noisy bunch, and our sounds may be causing wildlife to modify their behavior. (The New York Times)
  4. War, peace and climate conflict–can we resolve our issues? (Earth Watch)
  5. The scene at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico is still oily, reports a University of GA researcher. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 27

Written by | January 27th, 2011

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These 5 hot links will start you on the path to a cool green day:

  1. Thankfully, no one in Tucson will be eating lion meat tacos anytime soon. (Green)
  2. Sharks, on the other hand, aren’t so lucky: fishing countries have failed on a 10-year-old pledge to conserve shark species. (BBC)
  3. Are you swapping seeds this year in the name of biodiversity? (Treehugger)
  4. Here are 9 tips for buying your first electric car. (Huffington Post)
  5. Soccer+solar=a win for the Chinese. (Grist)

The Beautiful (Green?) Game

Written by | June 7th, 2010

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Football (soccer to us Americans) has been called the beautiful game. But our green blogger Margaret Southern asks: Is it also the world’s green game?

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 26

Written by | January 26th, 2010

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Today’s top 5 green news stories online:

  1. Can an energy-harvesting soccer ball reduce kerosene use in Africa? (Green Inc.)
  2. Wind power is on the rise… last year the industry grew 39 percent, despite the economic downturn. (NY Times)
  3. Just a 5 cent tax on plastic bags can make people bring their own to the grocery store. (The Vine)
  4. Twenty years later, the Exxon Valdez oil spill still lingers on Alaska’s beaches. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Could a ‘green’ industrial revolution — think electric cars and renewable energy — save Michigan? (The Daily Green)

Professional Sports Will Never Be Green (But We Can Try)

Written by | February 5th, 2009

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Last Sunday night, after Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took a knee, putting the cap on one of the more exciting Super Bowls in recent memory, an obligatory commercial flashed across my screen. t told me that, for a small fee, I too could wear the official Super Bowl Championship hat and t-shirt — just […]

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