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Cool Green Morning: Monday, September 24

Written by | September 24th, 2012

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As if Mondays couldn’t get any worse:

  1. The National Zoo’s new baby panda passed away on Sunday. (Washington Post)
  2. Who’s the greenest character on TV? (Grist)
  3. So, this year’s drought affected Earth’s mass and gravitational pull. (Treehugger)
  4. Germany is awesome at solar power. (CleanTechnica)
  5. Climate mitigation vs. climate adaptation: what’s the difference? (GreenBiz)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 1

Written by | May 1st, 2012

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Spring is in the air!

  1. Baby panda-making is on the minds of zookeepers at the National Zoo. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Nothing beats watching fluffy great blue herons hatching. (Wired Science)
  3. 24 new species found in the Caribbean — and yet they’re already facing extinction. (Mongabay)
  4. Is global warming actually a good thing for coral refuges? (Scientific American)
  5. It’s easy to recycle when you stumble upon a 30-foot tall recycling bin! (TreeHugger)

Improbable Pandas

Written by | June 2nd, 2011

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A rare sighting of a giant panda leaves our deputy director in China breathless.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 27

Written by | July 27th, 2010

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Doctor’s orders–10 minutes of cool green news a day:

  1. The “Plastiki”–a boat made of plastic bottles–finishes its 8,000 mile journey to highlight the problem of plastic garbage in our oceans. (Green)
  2. Why did climate change become such a partisian issue? (Environmental and Urban Economics)
  3. Re-connecting bamboo forests is essential to saving the endangered giant panda. (Extinction Countdown)
  4. New EPA proposals for coal plants could help reduce carbon emissions substantially. (The Vine)
  5. Do smaller cows have a smaller impact on greenhouse gas emissions? (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, September 24

Written by | September 24th, 2009

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“Coywolves” in the neighborhood? Death panels for pandas? Monarchs in need of a women’s lib movement? It’s all in a day’s news here at Cool Green Morning. BBC wildlife expert Chris Packham makes a statement that could send shivers down your spine: Giant pandas should be allowed to die out. His argument? The money put […]

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