Tag: Wall Street Journal

The Green Buzz: Monday, May 13

Written by | May 13th, 2013

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Take a sip of coffee and read what’s on our green news radar this Monday morning.

  1. Unless severe weather strikes this summer, the U.S. expects a record corn crop. (Wall Street Journal)
  2. Is there human poop in your compost? (NPR)
  3. Think everyone in the developed world has easy-access to safe drinking water? Think again. (The New York Times)
  4. The habitats for common plants and animals will drastically shrink this century. (Huffington Post)
  5. In case you didn’t see it: Amazing Google Earth time-lapse video of how we’ve changed the planet. (MNN)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 30

Written by | January 30th, 2013

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Grab that coffee and read up on what’s catching our eye in the world of green news.

  1. These whales have welcomed a deformed dolphin into their pod. (Treehugger)
  2. Killer kittens: house cats kill up to 25 billion birds and small mammals a year. (Mongabay)
  3. First a drought, raging wildfires and now a flood? Australia is getting hit hard with crazy weather. (BBC)
  4. Our freshwater scientist writes about travels in a haunting landscape — and mysterious animal sounds. (Green)
  5. Is it time for a clean air act in China? (Wall Street Journal)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 14

Written by | August 14th, 2012

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Reading today’s green news is much easier than catching a 164-lb python.

  1. Fukushima caused mutant butterflies. (Wall Street Journal)
  2. An unexpectedly warm Long Island Sound shuts down a coastal reactor. (Green)
  3. Invasvie species, like this 17-foot Burmese python, are thriving in the Everglades. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. A bug specialist spots a new species — on Flickr! (CNET)
  5. Audio experiences of youth crickets affect their adult personalities. (BBC Nature)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 30

Written by | April 30th, 2012

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It’s a mostly animal Monday in our green news lineup.

  1. Australia lists the koala bear as a threatened species for the first time. (Guardian)
  2. Wind farms affect weather in immediate area, raise temperatures near ground. (Wall Street Journal)
  3. Pacific reef shark populations are down 90 percent, mostly due to human fishing pressure. (Washington Post)
  4. Do recent sightings mean wolves have returned to Atlantic Canada for the first time in decades? (Huffington Post)
  5. Peru is examining the death of more than 500 pelicans. (BBC)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, December 27

Written by | December 27th, 2011

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Today we learn what to do with all that post-Christmas clutter.

  1. NRDC shares a few green ideas for putting holiday waste to good use. (NRDC)
  2. American youth have fallen out of love with automobiles. (Grist)
  3. If science looks to the past to understand the future, what happens when climate change gets in the way? (Time)
  4. Explore a coral reef Twilight Zone. (Green)
  5. China unveils a controversial 310-mph train. (Wall Street Journal)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 8

Written by | December 8th, 2011

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Today’s green news is music to our ears.

  1. With the click of your mouse, you can listen to the sounds of nature. (TreeHugger)
  2. GI Joe and Mr. Potato Head are going green! (GreenBiz)
  3. Plans to construct a dam on the Mekong River in Laos have been put on hold. (Wall Street Journal)
  4. An eye-popping fossil shows this ancient marine hunter had 20/20 vision. (Nature)
  5. You can tell a lot about a country from its lights. (Wired Science)

 

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 22

Written by | July 22nd, 2010

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Get your top 5 cool green links o’ the day:

  1. A remedy to keep the oil at bay has resulted in massive oyster deaths in Louisiana. (Wall Street Journal)
  2. How big is the human footprint on the U.S. landscape? (Conservation Journal Watch)
  3. Can the climate and energy bill overcome inertia? (The New York Times)
  4. Fidgety? If you live in Ohio, a new business can help you harness that kinetic energy. (Grist)
  5. Another tool to help fight global warming: the Endangered Species Act. (Yale 360)

Fighting Climate Change is a Business Model

Written by | February 8th, 2010

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As governments struggle to solve the climate change crisis, who’s stepping up? Businesses like Google and Bell Labs, writes our green tech blogger Dave Connell.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 23

Written by | December 23rd, 2009

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These five links are guaranteed to get you in the green holiday spirit: The Pope’s Christmas wish:  For you to stop buying so much (Planet Green). The Conservancy’s very own Steve Long explores the eco-friendliness of Christmas trees (Marketwatch/WSJ). The world’s 20 largest postal services are teaming up to lower their carbon footprints, hopefully lessening […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, August 13

Written by | August 13th, 2009

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Seen the marvelous spatuletail hummingbird? You must check him out — see video above — and read on to find out why this unusual little guy is endangered in Peru. It’s all the Cool Green News you need this morning. A new report from the American Bird Conservancy and a South American conservation group highlights the plight of the endangered marvelous […]

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