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Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 24

Written by | May 24th, 2012

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The news this morning strongly hints that if you haven’t already, it’s time to jump on the reusable bag bandwagon…

  1. L.A. is now the largest city in the U.S. to ban plastic bags! (Treehugger)
  2. They have it rough enough, so the last thing baby sea turtles need are hot nests due to climate change. (Green)
  3. Northwestern University scientists have developed a more efficient and enviro-friendly solar cell. (CleanTechnica)
  4. Because we know you’ve been dying to learn: How whales open their huge mouths. (BBC Nature)
  5. The WHO says radiation levels from Fukushima not as high as previously thought — but infants at risk. (Guardian)

China Offers Important Lessons on Greening the Economy

Written by | June 17th, 2011

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China’s environmental record is far from perfect. But Mark Tercek says the government has a new plan, and lessons that we in the United States should consider very carefully.

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 […]

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