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The Green Buzz: Tuesday, September 24

Written by | September 24th, 2013

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We’ve got some stinky green news this morning for ya. Hold your nose and read on!

  1. Do you smell that? 5 animals with impressively stinky defenses. (Nat Geo)
  2. Why CrossFit may be the greenest gym option out there. (TreeHugger)
  3. Brace yourself: thunder, hail and tornadoes may be on the way. (Grist)
  4. Age ain’t nothing but a number… but the moon is 100 million years younger than thought! (Space)
  5. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions could prevent up to 3 million premature deaths a year. (LiveScience)

The Green Buzz: Monday, June 3

Written by | June 3rd, 2013

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Today we’re talking weather, greenwashing, and fighting deforestation.

  1. Oklahoma has been pummeled by tornadoes — but why? (National Geographic)
  2. A complaint from environmental groups is exposing what exactly is behind those green labels. (The New York Times)
  3. Environmentalists got one major firm to quit greenwashing and deforestation in Indonesia. (NPR)
  4. Need a little inspiration for what activities to do outside? Look no further. (Washington Post)
  5. Texas just passed landmark policy related to the state’s water supply — and it’s good news for this drought-beleaguered state. (Burnt Orange Report)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, May 2

Written by | May 2nd, 2011

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In case you’re looking for something else to read:

  1. It’s not just glaciers and ice caps affected by climate change; it appears that tropical forests are feeling the heat, too. (YaleE360)
  2. Ask Umbra offers guidance on living green-ly in a house full of people. (Grist)
  3. Can we blame tornadoes on climate change? (Huffington Post Green)
  4. Still looking for a Mothers’ Day gift? Here are some eco-friendly ideas. (Treehugger)
  5. One company is on a mission to make pork the sustainable white meat. (Triple Pundit)

OK, What Is With All This Extreme Weather?

Written by | April 29th, 2011

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The managing director of our Global Climate Change Team looks at April’s record-setting, severe weather and its connection to carbon pollution.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, April 29

Written by | April 29th, 2011

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Congrats to William and Kate! We know the couple tried their best to keep it green but …

  1. Mostly due to air travel, the carbon footprint of the royal wedding is huge. (Treehugger)
  2. With the advancement in precise digital tools, why are tornadoes still so hard to predict? (New York Times)
  3. New evidence, in the form of an anomaly, gives clues to how the Grand Canyon was formed. (HuffPostGreen)
  4. An experiment suggests that ecosystem collapses could be predicted. (BBC)
  5. Removing nearly 30,000 “ghost pots” is helping restore crab populations in the Chesapeake. (LA Times)
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