Tag: State of the Union

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, February 13

Written by | February 13th, 2013

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The Green Buzz this morning is fuel, fuel and more fuel.

  1. The Sierra Club’s board of directors has approved civil disobedience for the first time in its 120-year history to help oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline. (Huffington Post)
  2. This small New York town banned all public discussions on fracking, and now they’re being sued for it. (Green)
  3. And while we’re on that topic, some New York breweries are concerned that fracking will dry them up. (Times Union)
  4. So you’ve heard that the USPS will end Saturday delivery, but how much fuel will they save? (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. In the SOTU last night, President Obama pledged action on climate change, with or without Congress. (National Geographic)

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, February 12

Written by | February 12th, 2013

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Will the environment get a shout out in tonight’s State of the Union speech?

  1. If Obama makes green promises in his State of the Union speech, can he actually deliver? (Mother Nature Network)
  2. Stop and smell the contamination. An urban environmentalist leads toxic tours of his neighborhood. (Grist)
  3. Nows your chance to name a moon. A moon, people! (TG Daily)
  4. A 12-year-old’s science fair experiment is one small step for man, one giant leap for Hello Kitty. (Space)
  5. Shark attacks in the U.S. reached their highest level in a decade last year. (Huffington Post Green)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 25

Written by | January 25th, 2012

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If the sun can’t save us from climate change, what can?

  1. President Obama addressed clean energy, environmental policy– and even name-checked climate change– in last night’s State of the Union. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Are you under 31? Then you probably want a hybrid car. (CleanTechnica)
  3. Scientists discovered 46 new species in the tiny little South American country of Suriname. (Mongabay)
  4. These old dumps are being converted to parks and nature preserves. (Grist)
  5. New research reveals that the sun can’t save us from climate change. (Guardian.co.uk)

Obama’s State of the Union: A Step Forward for Energy Policy?

Written by | January 26th, 2011

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The president laid out some ambitious energy goals that could provide jobs, cleaner air, energy security and a reduction in the rate of climate change. But can we get there?

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 26

Written by | January 26th, 2011

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The weather outside is frightful, but these links are…somewhat less frightful than the weather.

  1. What we could probably all use about now: a volunteer eco-vacation in a nice, warm climate. (Treehugger)
  2. When it comes to climate change, birds have it exceptionally rough. (Green)
  3. Obama called for clean energy, high-speed rail in last night’s State of the Union address. (Grist)
  4. Four enviro documentaries are up for an Oscar this year. (The Daily Green)
  5. A new study says that natural gas might not be all that cleaner than other fossil fuels. (YaleE360)
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