Tag: green energy

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, February 10

Written by | February 10th, 2011

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Polar bears are on a climate-induced diet while we eat salad in winter…it’s a perplexing world:

  1. A new study reveals a grim future for polar bears–and this video of a starving mom and cubs brings it all home. [Warning: the video is very hard to watch.] (Green)
  2. Green design is helping Nike recycle 82 million plastic bottles into shirts, shoes and more. (GreenBiz)
  3. Sewage as a source of energy–why not? (NY Times)
  4. The global economy depends on healthy ecosystems, says Prince Charles. (Mongabay)
  5. If you’ve eaten a salad recently, you might want to pay attention to Southern California’s water issues. (NPR)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 20

Written by | January 20th, 2011

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5 cool green links to get those rusty cogs turning again:

  1. Species extinction hardly matters if we lose all the scientists who study species. (Wired)
  2. You can’t explore these coral reefs with a snorkel and mask–try an underwater robot instead. (LA Times)
  3. Tree rings reveal a link between climate change and the fall of Rome. (BBC)
  4. Can wind, solar, nuclear and other forms of green energy ever meet the world’s needs? (YaleE360)
  5. If you’re the entrepreneurial type, here are 4 business ideas for the climate-conscious world. (GreenBiz)

The U.S. West’s Energy Future and Development by Design

Written by | August 25th, 2010

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Can we develop America’s energy resources in a smarter way that has less impact on biodiversity? Conservancy scientist Holly Copeland explains one way it might just happen.

‘Powering the Future’: What’s It Going to Take?

Written by | July 15th, 2010

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Solar paint, photovoltaics clothes, and why the world’s wrong about China going green — learn about a Discovery Channel series on renewable energy debuting this Saturday and hosted by our lead scientist Sanjayan.

An Historic Coalition on Climate Change Legislation

Written by | May 19th, 2010

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What’s the American Power Act? A bill that could kick-start a new clean energy industry — and make the United States a global leader against climate change, says the Conservancy’s Bob Bendick.

USCAP: More Relevant Than Ever

Written by | March 2nd, 2010

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The United States needs solutions to climate change and energy issues — and the U.S. Climate Action Partnership is more relevant than ever to that task, says the Conservancy’s Eric Haxthausen.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 14

Written by | December 14th, 2009

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We’re Twitterizing Cool Green Morning as an experiment — shorter links, so you can get the 5 best green links of the day even faster. (Maybe shorter intros, too.) Let us know what you think! 130 developing nations have just walked out of Copenhagen (Environmental Capital). Oops, now they’re back (Washington Post). Grist’s Dave Roberts […]

Five Things I Learned About ACES in Five Minutes on Twitter

Written by | July 16th, 2009

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Seriously, this is going to be a regular thing. Why? Because we love twitter. Think ACES is going to be the end of coal as we know it? Think again. SolveClimate reports that 43 old fashioned coal-fired power plants that are either already under construction or into the permitting process will come online without the […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 14

Written by | July 14th, 2009

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It’s Bastille Day and we don’t have a single post relating to France. But we’ve got revolutions — the green kind. From hybrid “tuk tuks” to storing excess energy, here’s all the enviro news you need this morning. Here in the USA, we have Whole Foods grocery stores that give priority parking to hybrid vehicles, […]

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