Tag: summer

Summer Cookouts on the Way Out?

Written by | September 5th, 2011

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Barbecues are a Labor Day tradition, but it might be time to change the menu. Check out the greenhouse gas emissions of 20 popular foods as compared to driving a car.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 8

Written by | June 8th, 2011

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Happy World Oceans Day! Celebrate with the best green news from the deep blue sea and beyond.

  1. Our lead scientist, Sanjayan, thanks the oceans for all the great stuff they provide. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Could your favorite childhood toy be contributing to the destruction of Indonesian rainforests? (Mongabay)
  3. Climate change: Now at least partially responsible for cholera outbreaks, according to one study. (YaleE360)
  4. Save energy and money and still stay cool this summer. (The Daily Green)
  5. Jellyfish blooms aren’t just annoying to beach-goers– they might also be disrupting marine food webs. (Scientific American)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 16

Written by | August 16th, 2010

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It’s the start of another cool green week:

  1. Sad news for the Rothschild’s giraffe– it’s officially endangered. (Mongabay)
  2. Ask Umbra explores the ecological impact of milk. (Grist)
  3. Will this summer’s crazy weather spur the world to action on climate change? (Guardian Eco)
  4. If you live in New Jersey (this writer’s home state, and arguably the greatest state in the entire United States), a solar roof could earn you cold, hard cash. (CleanTechnica)
  5. The Sierra Club ranked the nation’s greenest college campuses– did yours make the list? (Green)
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