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Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 16

Written by | January 16th, 2013

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From crazy weather to helping wildlife get to the other side, we’ve got the green buzz for you today.

  1. Is this crazy, extreme weather the new norm? (National Geographic)
  2. See a slideshow of the 11 most damaging U.S. weather events of 2012. (Bloomberg)
  3. The inaction on climate change is the fault of environmental groups, says a Harvard sociologist. (Guardian)
  4. So much methane in this Texas well water that you could light it on fire…and yet, the EPA halts its investigation. (Huffington Post)
  5. Roads are becoming safer for wildlife in some places. Check out the infographic! (MNN)

Resolutions for Rainforests

Written by | January 3rd, 2013

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Jack Hurd makes some New Year’s resolutions for 2013 and introduces a fun new infographic that explains how individuals can help save Asia-Pacific’s forests.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 7

Written by | November 7th, 2012

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In case you missed it…

  1. Obama has held onto the presidency, and says our nation is threatened by a warming climate. (Treehugger)
  2. If you live on the coast, protection from the sea is possible — but expensive. (NPR)
  3. Antibiotic-resistant superbugs have been found in wastewater treatment plants whose treated effluent is used to irrigate and fertilize fields. (Baltimore Sun)
  4. Check out this very well-done infographic on what goes into — and potential risks of — the fracking process. (NPR)
  5. A new frog species has been discovered in Sri Lanka. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 20

Written by | June 20th, 2012

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It’s morning, so it’s time for some cool green news.

  1. It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…a plane fueled by vegetable oil! (Treehugger)
  2. 36 percent of chinstrap penguins are missing from Antarctic island. Why? (Scientific American)
  3. Rio+20: Chief Justices say it’s illegal to reneg on environmental promises. (Guardian)
  4. If you live in the Great Plains, read this: no more groundwater in 30 years. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Solar myths busted: check out this infographic. (CleanTechnica)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 27

Written by | March 27th, 2012

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In today’s green news: BPA freaks us out (even more) and Denmark goes green.

  1. BPA is in the urine of 93 percent of all Americans. (Huffington Post)
  2. Infographic: How animals see the world. (Mother Nature Network)
  3. 20,000 new species are discovered every year. (Mongabay)
  4. Like people, does nature possess inalienable rights? (AlterNet)
  5. Denmark takes huge steps towards a greener future. (CleanTechinca)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 17

Written by | January 17th, 2012

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Busy long weekend? Here are the latest green news headlines.

  1. Lost Darwin fossils found (in a cabinet of all places!). (BBC)
  2. Will the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship lead to environmental damage? (TreeHugger)
  3. Every state is number one in something. This cool infographic hands out superlatives. (Mother Nature Network)
  4. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the fight for the environment. (Grist)
  5. Asia’s fish markets drive manta and mobula rays to the brink of extinction. (Green)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 7

Written by | December 7th, 2011

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What’s cool and green and read all over?

  1. Bet you didn’t know our president/CEO Mark Tercek is an amateur singer-songwriter (we sure didn’t!). (The Atlantic)
  2. What’s the deal with “green jobs“? This infographic breaks it down. (CleanTechnica)
  3. Grizzly bears are the new polar bears. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. Microplastic threads in your fleece jacket are causing big problems for oceans. (Grist)
  5. A two-degree global warming limit is still a “prescription for disaster.” (Scientific American)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 6

Written by | May 6th, 2010

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What pairs best with your morning cup of coffee? The coolest, greenest and also most awesome links on the interwebs, of course:

  1. Invasives aren’t as tough as we think they are, a new study says. (Journal Watch Online)
  2. A toxic oil dispersant is being used in the Gulf, even though there may be a better, safer alternative. (Wired)
  3. How much energy do your home appliances suck up? This cool infographic breaks it all down. (GE, via Treehugger)
  4. Could this be the end of the phrase “drill, baby, drill”? (The Hill)
  5. Here are ten ways to reduce your oil footprint. (Huffington Post Green)
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