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Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 18

Written by | January 18th, 2011

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Can you spot the theme in today’s 5 cool green news links?

  1. Wildfires, earthquakes and now the threat of a massive “superstorm“… really, who wants to live in California? (The New York Times)
  2. The oil spill commission says LA gov Jindal was a hindrance to the clean-up effort. (Green)
  3. In Haiti’s post-earthquake deforested hills, frog species are thriving. (BBC)
  4. Comparing the impacts of recent extreme floods in Brazil and Australia. (Dot Earth)
  5. Jellyfish are taking over our overfished, warm, polluted seas. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 13

Written by | January 13th, 2011

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These 5 cool green links should give you an edge over that smarty-pants mosquitofish:

  1. We’re just the messengers: eating insects could reduce your food footprint. (Treehugger)
  2. Who needs a degree when fish are as smart as college students at math? (Mother Nature Network)
  3. How do reporters and scientists communicate with each other? Here’s a snippet. (Dot Earth)
  4. The world tries to crack down on illegal fishing. (Green)
  5. Having trouble deciding who’s to blame for the Gulf oil spill? The answer is easy, says this author: everyone. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 20

Written by | December 20th, 2010

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What could be cooler than starting your day with five great green links?

  1. Depending on whom you ask, there either is or isn’t still oil deep in the Gulf. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. The U.N. adopts resolutions on coral reef and marine biodiversity protection. (Deep Sea News)
  3. Warming up your car in cold weather is probably totally unnecessary. (The Daily Green)
  4. If the climate keeps changing, what’s going to happen to polar bears? (Dot Earth)
  5. Here’s yet another take on the real vs. fake Christmas tree debate. Sounds like Team Real Tree is still in the lead. (New York Times)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 9

Written by | December 9th, 2010

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Some simple solultions that make a cool green difference:

  1. The perils of wildlife tourism. [Warning, this video could make you seasick.] (Dot Earth)
  2. A technology that can reduce greenhouse gas emissions while improving health for women and girls? What are we waiting for? (Greenversations)
  3. Well, if global climate change talks disintegrate, at least a lot of good is happening along the way. (Earth Watch)
  4. Why not get more synthetic fuel from oil sands? Hmmm… (Green)
  5. If wearing a neon-orange vest will help save wildlife (in New Zealand!), I volunteer. (Conservation Journal Watch)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, November 19

Written by | November 19th, 2010

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Greening your news, 5 links at a time:

  1. The EPA has an idea for how to address ocean acidification at the policy level. (Green)
  2. The latest trend in professional sports: green stadiums. (Green Biz)
  3. Behavioral research shows people just can’t handle the most dire predictions of climate change. (Dot Earth)
  4. The U.S. climate bill may have failed, but that won’t stop green tech. (Yale E360)
  5. To make room for more cars, NYC drops some bike lanes. Huh? (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 9

Written by | November 9th, 2010

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The latest and greatest in cool and green:

  1. Beak deformities are on the rise among birds in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, but no one knows why. (Dot Earth)
  2. Eating fish will save the rainforest, suggests one scientist. (Grist)
  3. Don’t recycle these things. (The Daily Green)
  4. The top five eco-video games (?!) are… (Treehugger)
  5. Do dimmer switches really save any energy? (Guardian Eco)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 8

Written by | November 8th, 2010

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Hope you saved your extra Daylight Savings hour to catch up on the latest green news:

  1. Researchers are now discovering that the Gulf oil spill killed a ton of coral. (Green)
  2. Meet global dimming…because just worrying about climate change isn’t enough. (The Daily Green)
  3. Should you stop showering to save the planet? (Treehugger)
  4. Scientists are joining together to fight climate change denial with facts. (Dot Earth)
  5. So is no one in the UK excited about wind power anymore? (Guardian Eco)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, September 23

Written by | September 23rd, 2010

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It’s a watery, biodiverse world here at Cool Green Morning:

  1. Conservancy scientist Sanjayan talks water funds at the Clinton Global Initiative. (Treehugger)
  2. What does the “hockey stick” graph for climate change mean? Read the last sentence of this post. (Green)
  3. A massive wetland restoration in Florida isn’t going quite as planned. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  4. Solar stoves, rocket stoves…what’s the truth about cleaner cooking options for people in poor nations? (Dot Earth)
  5. 2010 is the “International Year of Biodiversity“–dive into the topic with these 16 expert commentaries. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, September 20

Written by | September 20th, 2010

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The sun is shining, the sky is blue, the news is green:

  1. Gibbons– they’re fast, acrobatic, pretty darn cute… and on the verge of extinction. (Mongabay)
  2. Not everyone is on board with so-called greener cleaning products. (Green)
  3. The Department of Energy coughed up an additional $20 million toward geothermal projects and green jobs. (CleanTechnica)
  4. In the market for new furniture? Antiques are your eco-friendliest choice. (Treehugger)
  5. Here’s a creative way to recycle old oil rigs. (Dot Earth)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, September 17

Written by | September 17th, 2010

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We’ve got pizza, vegetables and a colony of bats. It’s the cool green news:

  1. We’re in the middle of a rare Atlantic hurricane triple header. (Dot Earth)
  2. Does this picture show a tiny new relative of the elephant? (Mongabay)
  3. A NY park is adding a sculpture to attract a colony of bats. (TreeHugger)
  4. Can a pizza topping really reduce cows’ methane emissions and increase milk production? (EcoGeek)
  5. A Georgia farmer is being sued for growing too many vegetables. (Grist)
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