Tag: keystone pipeline

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Bill McKibben

Written by | April 11th, 2013

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Our CEO Mark Tercek speaks with writer and environmentalist Bill McKibben about his thoughts on the Keystone XL pipeline, how environmental organizations can get more done and what he would do if he had Mark’s job leading the Conservancy.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, August 9

Written by | August 9th, 2012

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Your Cool Green News is a bit bugged out this Thursday morning.

  1. Could a beetle be the Keystone XL pipeline’s worst enemy? (Grist)
  2. And in more bug news, scientists just discovered a new one — after stumbling upon photos of the insect on Flickr! (Mongabay)
  3. Bear encounters are on the rise in the U.S., and scientists blame the drought. (Huffington Post)
  4. Think all outdoor house cats hurt wildlife? You might be surprised by what researchers found after viewing footage from “kitty cams.” (Green)
  5. Have a kid going back to school? Here are 9 eco-savvy school supplies to add to your list. (Treehugger)

The Green Conundrum: Can Small Actions Add Up to Collective Change?

Written by | December 5th, 2011

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Does it matter if you recycle if other people don’t? Or if the United States refuses to build an oil pipeline that other nations might? Conservancy scientist Rob McDonald says yes — and tells you why.

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