OK, so today’s Cool Green Morning gives you 1) solutions to climate change, 2) a green thing to do with your iPhone, and 3) a vision of an incandescent-light-bulbless future. All stuff to impress your friends over the Labor Day weekend…all the better to enjoy the day off, United States readers!
- What are the best solutions to climate change…and the worst? Skeptical Environmentalist Bjorn Lomborg put together a panel of big brains to rank them, reports Environmental Capital. (Best? Seeding the atmosphere with seawater to increase cloud cover. Worst: A carbon tax.)
- Got an iPhone and live in New York City? You can help the U.S. Geological Survey track the city’s cricket and katydid populations — which seem to have disappeared, reports Wired Science.
- The Maldives — you know, the island nation that might disappear because of rising sea levels, the island nation that’s vowed to become carbon-neutral by 2020 — yes, The Maldives plans to use coconuts to capture carbon, reports the BBC. (Hat tip: Treehugger.)
- Climate change will cause bird species that don’t usually hang out together to start flocking, says a new study in PLoS One. (Hat tip: Journal Watch Online.)
- Europe has banned new sales of incandescent light bulbs! How are they going to make that possibly work? EcoGeek’s Hank Green says it’s a vision of the future for the United States, which has a similar ban “looming in 2012.”)
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