Tag: wind turbine

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 19

Written by | June 19th, 2012

 (0)

A bear did not write Cool Green Morning today. We promise.

  1. Bears have big brains and use computers!? (BBC Nature)
  2. This just in: Antarctica was once as warm as Iceland. (TG Daily)
  3. Where have you been hiding all these years, Kandyan dwarf toad? (Mongabay)
  4. Feast your eyes on the 12 most pesticide-laden fruits and vegetables. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Inspecting wind turbine blades is a dangerous job — so hire a robot. (Ecogeek)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 22

Written by | November 22nd, 2011

 (0)

Drought takes a bite out of your pumpkin pie.

  1. See how your Thanksgiving dinner battled extreme weather this year. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Truck brands are being forced to tout their efficiency in ads. (Time Science)
  3. Crooked teeth? Blame early farmers. (Wired Science)
  4. 25 million seahorses are sold each year. How much is too much? (Mongabay)
  5. Scotland has an ambitious and admirable goal: 100% renewable energy. (CleanTechnica)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 22

Written by | September 22nd, 2010

 (0)

Your daily dose of green, served with a small side of cute:

  1. A baby snow leopard was caught on film for the very first time. Everybody say “awww…” (Treehugger)
  2. Want to figure out how much electricity a wind turbine in your backyard could produce? Naturally, there’s an app for that. (CleanTechnica)
  3. This cute little fish is actually an officer for the water-usage police. (Grist)
  4. A bipartisan bill on renewable energy hit the Senate floor yesterday. Does it have a shot of passing? (Green)
  5. Even deep, cool ocean waters are feeling the heat from climate change. (YaleE360)

‘Powering the Future’: What’s It Going to Take?

Written by | July 15th, 2010

 (1)

Solar paint, photovoltaics clothes, and why the world’s wrong about China going green — learn about a Discovery Channel series on renewable energy debuting this Saturday and hosted by our lead scientist Sanjayan.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 17

Written by | December 17th, 2009

 (1)

The top five stories we’re seeing on the web this morning: The U.S. has offered to help raise $100 billion/year to help developing countries fight climate change — if a deal is reached at Copenhagen (Los Angeles Times). Is living near a wind turbine dangerous for your health? A new report says there is no evidence of audible, […]

What’s the Role of Science for Advocacy?

Written by | November 5th, 2009

 (6)

As the “energy sprawl” idea has been discussed and debated in the media, I (one of the paper’s co-authors) have  grown a thick skin against criticism. Perhaps the harshest piece of invective, however, still bothers me: the criticism by Matt Wasson in the Huffington Post. The factual criticisms Matt makes aren’t that troublesome to me, […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 19

Written by | August 19th, 2009

 (0)

Seaweed gas that kills horses. Oil company employees rallying against climate change legislation. Wind turbines and their annoying hum. It’s not all bad news in Cool Green Morning this morning — it just looks like it (but at least we’ll always have Scotland): Want another reason to go green with your energy? The renewable energy […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 28

Written by | July 28th, 2009

 (0)

A methane mystery in Los Angeles, tiger discoveries in Nepal, and a question of roads… enjoy today’s edition of Cool Green Morning. If there’s one thing worse than being a CO2 emitter, it’s being a methane emitter. But that’s just what the city of Los Angeles has been charged with. Recent research shows the City […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, June 29

Written by | June 29th, 2009

 (1)

You’ve heard the news already, haven’t you? The American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES) narrowly passed the House on Friday. While the bill still has a long way to go, let’s take a moment to celebrate…… Of course, the blogosphere waits for no one, so now on to this morning’s round-up of Cool Green News. Speaking of […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...



About Conservancy Talk

We're green. We're nature-lovers. We are Conservancy Talk. Hear Nature Conservancy staff and invited experts share their voices on today’s conservation issues — in our uniquely rigorous, science-based way. Learn more

Latest Tweets from @nature_org