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Cool Green Morning: Friday, July 13

Written by | July 13th, 2012

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It’s Friday the 13th. What do you want first, the bad news or the really bad news?

  1. Drought has forced the largest disaster declaration in U.S. history. (Guardian)
  2. Past 12 months were the hottest in U.S. history breaking the record from the month before. (Mongabay)
  3. New technology at bottling plants could save billions of gallons of water each year. (TreeHugger)
  4. During the last global warming sea levels may have risen 30 feet higher than today. (LA Times)
  5. Lemurs are for more threatened than previously thought, sliding toward extinction. (BBC)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 24

Written by | May 24th, 2011

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It’s a bright, shiny green morning here:

  1. Climate scientists say Chicago will get warmer and wetter—and urban planners are taking heed of the warning. (The New York Times)
  2. Meanwhile, the Australia Climate Commission projects global sea-level rise will be higher than previously thought. (BBC)
  3. Get the latest update on declining bats, penguins and lemurs. (Extinction Countdown)
  4. How could fewer people mean LESS biodiversity in Mexico? (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. Barcodes on trees could help save rainforests in war-torn Liberia. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 20

Written by | April 20th, 2011

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Get your green news on:

  1. Even one year after the Gulf oil spill began, the environmental effects are still unclear. (BBC)
  2. Germans are happy to pay a little extra for clean energy. (Grist)
  3. A whole lot of Americans aren’t really concerned about recycling product packaging, says a new report. (LA Times)
  4. Is being delicious and in demand a threat to the future of wild leeks (a.k.a. “ramps”)? (New York Times)
  5. Yesterday, we asked what you thought about Richard Branson’s pet lemur project. This blogger says it’s “a terrible idea.” (Mongabay)
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