Tag: The Great Beyond

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, August 12

Written by | August 12th, 2010

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Need updates on oil, climate change, extinct frogs and green style? You came to the right place!

  1. The tricks of a good magician: smoke, lights and…biochar? If you’re a climate change magician, that is. (The Vine)
  2. Conservationists are on a global hunt for frogs believed to be extinct. (BBC)
  3. Oil spill dispersants and corals don’t mix. (New Scientist)
  4. Want more access to climate change data? It’s on the way. (The Great Beyond)
  5. The latest in green style: reusable water bottles made of bamboo. (GoodCleanTech)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 18

Written by | January 18th, 2010

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Happy MLK Day to those of you in the United States! 5 hot green links below from the world of green:

  1. Is raising Pacific salmon in closed pens on land sustainable? (Yale Environment 360)
  2. R.I.P. Environmental Capital — one of the best green business blogs around (Wall Street Journal)
  3. Portraits of Barack Obama, Queen Elizabeth and others…made from trash. (Treehugger)
  4. Who’s the world leader in science? It soon might not be the United States. (The Great Beyond)
  5. Why the UK is reintroducing four species of threatened insects. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 11

Written by | December 11th, 2009

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Blue whales are singing like Barry White, the Mediterranean ecosystem looks like a moonscape, and Euros pony up big climate bucks for poor countries. I know you can’t get enough of our Cool Green news, baby — and we’re never, never gonna give it up: Hot from Copenhagen: The European Union has just pledged $3 […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 5

Written by | August 5th, 2009

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No worries about climate change, says one of our hot green links of the morning — evolution will just speed up and help us all adapt! Except if you’re a frog, or a polar bear, or a person who lives on a coast or an island or who depends on snowmelt for your water supply […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 27

Written by | July 27th, 2009

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Justin Timberlake, eco-golfer? Fore sure! That and more in this morning’s Goodness: Having gotten Nike to capitulate, Greenpeace UK continues its campaign to stop shoe companies from using leather from cattle grazed on former Amazon rainforest lands, reports Environmental Leader. Reebok, Adidas, Timberland and Clarks are among the targets. What are the Seven Wonders of […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 20

Written by | July 20th, 2009

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Great — just how I like to start my Monday morning: With a miles-long blob of black goo. See video of this strange phenomenon above, and look below for more info (and some other and decidedly greener links) in this edition of Coolness: A 12-15 mile long mass of heretofore unknown black algae has been […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 6

Written by | July 6th, 2009

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Today’s links: Climate change, climate change, climate change, and…climate change. Along with an electric motorcycle that costs in the five figures, which also probably has something to do with climate change. Enjoy! Why climate change is bad for you, Chapter 10,456: Oxfam warns that rising temperatures will degrade worker productivity by up to 30 percent […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 5

Written by | June 5th, 2009

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350 versus 450? If you don’t know what that question means, you soon will — it’s going to be a huge point of discussion this December at international climate change talks. On the other hand, you could just watch the video from 350.org above and then read this morning’s Cool Greeness, thereby equipping you to […]

Climate Change: A Rare Moment of Humor

Written by | May 22nd, 2009

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From the Even Global Warming Can Be Amusing department — check out the video above of yesterday’s reading of the Waxman-Markey climate change bill before the House Energy and Commerce Committee…by a speed reader. (Republicans on the committee had been threatening this week to have the entire bill — all 900 pages of it — […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, Feb. 19

Written by | February 19th, 2009

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NASA climatologist James Hansen has been one of the leading voices sounding the alarm against climate change. But have his protests (including his pledged participation in a March 2 Washington rally against coal-fired power plants — see video above) made him less of a scientist? Read on for analysis and all the day’s green news: […]

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