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The Green Buzz: Wednesday, January 29

Written by | January 29th, 2014

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Super Bowl sustainability, veggie vending machines, and the largest solar bridge ever in today’s green news.

  1. A Super Bowl first: Food scraps will be collected and composted at this year’s game!  (Mother Nature Network)
  2. Farmer’s Fridge, a vegetable vending machine company, is launching in Chicago, hoping to encourage more healthy eating by making it more convenient.  (Modern Farmer)
  3. London’s Blackfriars Bridge, which extends across the River Thames, has been covered in solar panels and will now provide up to half of the energy for London Blackfriars station, cutting its carbon emissions by 511 tons per year.  (Business Green)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 8

Written by | November 8th, 2011

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Seamounts or bust!

  1. Scientists will spend six-weeks exploring the Indian Ocean’s underwater mountains. (BBC)
  2. Let’s shatter some common myths about energy efficiency. (Grist)
  3. A new study puts a price tag on the health impacts of climate change. (Huffington Post Green)
  4. Seeing spots? Research has found that 25,000-year-old cave paintings of spotted horses were not based on imagination. (Wired Science)
  5. A water treatment plant in New Jersey has gone solar with floating — rather than land-based — solar panels. (EcoGeek)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 17

Written by | June 17th, 2010

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It’s cool, it’s green and it’s definitely morning — dig in to our top 5 links of the day:

  1. What’s the best way to clean an oily pelican? (The New York Times)
  2. Europe faces a shortage of critical raw materials to make mobile phones, solar panels, synthetic fuels and more. (Green Inc.)
  3. Tackling climate change means being able to utter the dreaded words. (The Vine)
  4. Avatar creator James Cameron has some ideas on how to stop the oil spill. (Dot Earth)
  5. Hypothetical question: how much would you pay to have prevented the oil spill? (Environmental Economics)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 7

Written by | October 7th, 2009

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Lots of good news today, readers!  The fate of tuna:  not necessarily hopeless!  Global carbon emissions are down!  Drinking wine from a barrel is a totally green thing to do!  Who doesn’t love kicking off their Cool Green Morning on a positive note?: Every cloud has a silver lining, right?  Yale Environment 360 reports that […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, Feb. 17

Written by | February 17th, 2009

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Didn’t have time to keep up with the news over the holiday weekend? Well, you’re in luck – we’ve compiled the most interesting enviro-news for you. Just read on… Pika Protection Possible: The American pika appears to be dying off due to temperature increases in the West. Should it join the polar bear on the endangered […]

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