Tag: Thomas Friedman

The Green Buzz: Monday, March 11

Written by | March 11th, 2013

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Use that extra daylight to catch up on your green news:

  1. In his latest column, Tom Friedman gives Mark Tercek‘s new book, Nature’s Fortune, a shout-out. (New York Times)
  2. Rainforests could be more resilient to climate change than previously thought– but only if we leave them alone. (Mongabay)
  3. Three “lucky” species of endangered sharks are now protected by a new global agreement. (Associated Press/Christian Science Monitor)
  4. Ask Umbra takes on a tough question: Is there hope for us on this planet? (Grist)
  5. Nothing brightens up a dreary Monday morning more than interspecies friendship. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, June 4

Written by | June 4th, 2012

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Catch a case of the cool green Mondays:

  1. “We spent the 20th century protecting nature from people, and we will spend the 21st century protecting nature for people,”chief external affairs officer Glenn Prickett tells Thomas Friedman. (New York Times)
  2. Warm weather is turning the Arctic tundra into forests. (DotEarth)
  3. Human life is leaving a big impact on Earth– is the rest of outer space up next? (Grist)
  4. In one southern state, a new bill could bar the use of climate change models in projecting sea level rise. (The Daily Green)
  5. Without nuclear power, Japan will have to reassess its ability to reduce carbon emissions. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 10

Written by | June 10th, 2011

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Three cheers for Friday! And today’s 5 cool green news links:

  1. Mark Ruffalo and other celebs have something to say about hydrofracking. (Grist)
  2. Didn’t catch Thomas Friedman’s column “The Earth Is Full” yesterday? It’s not too late. (The New York Times)
  3. If you think it’s hot now, scientists warn summers are only going to get warmer. (HuffPost Green)
  4. Take a virtual submarine ride with the new-and-improved Google Earth Oceans. (Wired)
  5. Is the huge Arizona wildfire the beginning of a trend fueled by climate change? (Christian Science Monitor)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, November 20

Written by | November 20th, 2009

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This really should have been last week’s (Friday the 13th’s) Cool Green Morning — filled with The Worst Nightmares of whales, wasteful companies, and people who like to paint their cars a lot. (Are they going to take car painting away from us, too?) Prepare yourself — real scary stuff in today’s best green news […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 8

Written by | April 8th, 2009

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Behold the megamouth shark in the video above — the rarest shark known to man. One was caught in the Philippines recently…where shark meat is considered a delicacy. I think you know where this is going…but at least we have four other hot green links for you this morning, should you not finish our…um, first […]

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