Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 16

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Published on March 16th, 2009  |  Discuss This Article  

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That’s Malé, capital of the Maldives, in the photo above. Understand why they’re concerned about sea-level rise from climate change? And yet the president of the Maldives has just made an extraordinary pledge to green his country — part of the five green links you must click on this morning:

  • Bon (Vert) Voyage? About 33 percent of tourists are willing to pay more to green their vacations — “more” meaning an increase of only about 8 percent, according to a new study reported in Treehugger.

(Image: Malé, capital of the Maldives. Credit: Shahee Ilyas through a GNU Free Documentation License.)

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Comments: Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 16

  •  Comment from Megan Sheehan

    Regarding “Where to Bury Carbon Dioxide”: Research shows that the world’s oceans are already suffering from increased greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Not sure that putting them directly into the ocean — even deep under the sea floor — is the solution, NYTimes. http://www.nature.org/initiatives/marine/features/art25856.html

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