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Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 25

Written by | May 25th, 2010


Get your Cool Green Morning on:

  1. Biodiversity on islands rebounding from centuries of invasive rat infestation might recover faster than previously thought, a new study says. (Conservation Maven)
  2. Montgomery County, Maryland just passed the nation’s first countywide carbon tax. (Solve Climate)
  3. A group claims that dolphins and whales deserve human rights. (YaleE360)
  4. Americans are spending more time outdoors these days, according to a new report. (Treehugger)
  5. Tax breaks for solar companies could create more than 200,000 jobs in the US by 2016. (CleanTechnica)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, April 30

Written by | April 30th, 2010


If it’s nice weather where you are — go outside today and say thank you to nature. But read your cool greens first….

  1. Controlling feral cats in ecologically sensitive areas: Is “trap, neuter, return” working? (Conservation Maven)
  2. Artists — what won’t they take on? Today, it’s the decline of honeybee populations. (Treehugger)
  3. Obvious Study of the Day: Ethanol production happens more in the states that subsidize it the most. (Solve Climate)
  4. Even Vladimir Putin is worried about climate change and polar bears. (Green/NY Times)
  5. Does climate change science’s credibility depend on being upfront about climate change science uncertainty? (Dot Earth)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, April 16

Written by | April 16th, 2010


How do you take this nothing day and suddenly make it all seem worthwhile? Cool Green Morning — the Mary Tyler Moore of green news roundups!

  1. Raw pig manure → crude oil? Now possible. Thank your local hog. (CleanTechnica)
  2. A hyperlocal pattern emerges in the geopolitics of climate change — will the United States be left behind? (Solve Climate)
  3. Could huge solar-powered dirigibles be the new cargo ships? Oh, the humanity! (CleanTechnica)
  4. Lax zoo security = exploding new invasive species populations in Europe. (Conservation Maven)
  5. This just in: Climategate was overblown. (The Vine)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 5

Written by | April 5th, 2010


Squint through your chocolate hangover from yesterday and try to take in the hot green stories of the day:

  1. Morocco will solar power nearly half its kingdom (& there’s lots of sun in Morocco) (CleanTechnica)
  2. Climate change will help Atlantic croaker fisheries, says a new study (what do you mean, you don’t know what an Atlantic croaker is?) (Conservation Maven)
  3. The future of green cars? It’s still the internal combustion engine. (Joel Makower)
  4. How the U.S. Postal Service could become a new smart grid. (Solve Climate)
  5. The actor who played J.Peterman on “Seinfeld” invests in a hog sewage power plant (Triple Pundit)

Fighting Climate Change is a Business Model

Written by | February 8th, 2010


As governments struggle to solve the climate change crisis, who’s stepping up? Businesses like Google and Bell Labs, writes our green tech blogger Dave Connell.

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