Tag: wind turbines

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.

Eight Myths and Challenges of Renewable Energy

Written by | March 21st, 2011

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Nature Conservancy lead scientist Joe Kiesecker takes a hard look at what it really means to produce green energy.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 17

Written by | December 17th, 2010

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Napoleon Dynamite might love ligers, but let’s hope there aren’t more hybrid animals on the way. Here are your five cool links:

  1. Are “grolar bears” just the start? Melting Arctic ice could lead to more hybrid animals. (Treehugger)
  2. One airline is switching to low carbon forest fuel. (Clean Technica)
  3. Another bonus from wind turbines, they might actually help surrounding crops. (EcoGeek)
  4. Playstation 3, Xbox 360 or the Wii? One is six times more energy efficient! (GreenBiz)
  5. Is the decline of vultures in Kenya being caused by poisoned carcasses? (BBC)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 20

Written by | October 20th, 2010

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You overslept this morning? Tell your boss you were just doing your part to fight climate change.

  1. Researchers discover three new species of cute little forest frogs in Tanzania. (Mongabay)
  2. Floating wind turbines sound kind of cool, don’t they? (CleanTechnica)
  3. Invasives like Asian carp and lionfish are bad for the environment, so let’s eat them. (DotEarth)
  4. The entire world has fallen way short on ocean protection goals. (YaleE360)
  5. Get more sleep! It’s better for you, and also the climate. (Treehugger)
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