Tag: Waxman-Markey

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, August 27

Written by | August 27th, 2009

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Could lions be extinct in Kenya within 20 years? Will Waxman-Markey help America kick its foreign oil habit? Are we at the Conservancy shamelessly self-promoting our new study on energy sprawl? Find out in this edition of the most essential green links you need today… check them out. Will the Waxman-Markey cap-and-trade bill help reduce America’s dependence on […]

Climate Change & National Security: The U.S. Military Gets It

Written by | July 28th, 2009

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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee recently held a hearing on climate and energy legislation focusing on an aspect of global warming that so far has received surprisingly little public attention: national security. While most people associate global warming with droughts, rising sea levels, declining food production, species extinction and habitat destruction, fewer connect these impacts […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 23

Written by | July 23rd, 2009

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The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Steven Chu www.thedailyshow.com   First, we hear Steven Chu has a Facebook page. Now he’s appearing on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. What next? Read on for all the latest Cool Green News on this fine Cool Green Morning. Will farmers do […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, July 22

Written by | July 22nd, 2009

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Steven Chu has a Facebook page. A new cousin of the Komodo dragon has been discovered. And you can now generate electricity just from walking around in a Tokyo subway. It’s a weird world, and we cover it all — ladies and gentleman, your hottest green links of the Cool Green Morning: A new and […]

Connecting the Dots of Climate Change

Written by | July 21st, 2009

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Here in Washington, where I work on environmental policy for The Nature Conservancy, politics often passes for actual information about the outside world. Blogs, e-newsletters, and print dailies present a continuing stream of commentary on political alignment and conflict over issues. The energy and climate change legislation now being taken up by the U.S. Senate […]

Five Things I Learned About ACES in Five Minutes on Twitter

Written by | July 20th, 2009

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One small step for man edition: It’s not called ACES in the Senate, it’s called ACELA. Which is weird because I thought that name was already taken. (@ACELAclimateBil) FiveThirtyEight genius Nate Silver thinks he can make some money from this whole climate change thing and has put out an open call to climate change skeptics […]

Five Things I Learned About ACES in Five Minutes on Twitter

Written by | July 13th, 2009

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Here at Cool Green Science we love us some Twitter. It gives us access to a huge source of news and views on environmental topics, helps us interact directly with our readers and spread the word about Conservancy projects. (Go to www.twitter.com/nature_org to follow our tweet goodness.) One of the topics I follow daily on […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, July 8

Written by | July 8th, 2009

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The tropics are moving north (and south), Al Gore is into neuroscience now, and Europe rags on the United States yet again…OK, well that’s not exactly news. Catch up on the hottest green links in this morning’s Morning: What’s ahead for international climate change negotiations? Dave Roberts at Grist has a great piece laying out […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 24

Written by | June 24th, 2009

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Biodiesel, coal mining, Waxman-Markey, air pollution, whale-watching… there’s sure to be a topic that interests you in this morning’s round-up of Cool Green News. So have no fear, just dive on in!  The country’s largest biodiesel plant — established just a year ago — is going under already. Lack of demand, trade barriers and government stalling on […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 23

Written by | June 23rd, 2009

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Yes, we have no shame. But when you make the front page of the New York Times’ national section, why not let the world know? Check out the video about how we’re breaching a 17-mile levee in Louisiana as part of the country’s largest floodplain restoration project, and then read on for the rest of today’s top Cool Green News links. […]

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