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Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, December 27

Written by | December 27th, 2011

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Today we learn what to do with all that post-Christmas clutter.

  1. NRDC shares a few green ideas for putting holiday waste to good use. (NRDC)
  2. American youth have fallen out of love with automobiles. (Grist)
  3. If science looks to the past to understand the future, what happens when climate change gets in the way? (Time)
  4. Explore a coral reef Twilight Zone. (Green)
  5. China unveils a controversial 310-mph train. (Wall Street Journal)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 16

Written by | June 16th, 2011

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Whales and foxes and monkeys, oh my!

  1. Two very dedicated New Yorkers have mapped every one of Central Park’s 19,000+ trees. (Treehugger)
  2. You might have a climate crisis if… (NRDC, via Grist)
  3. Want to have fun like a whale, fox or monkey? Here’s how. (Wired)
  4. After years of community opposition, Peru cancels a massive dam project in the Madre de Dios River. (Mongabay)
  5. NOAA predicts that the Gulf of Mexico’s dead zone will be bigger than ever this year. (YaleE360)

The Big Green (Living) Bus

Written by | August 19th, 2010

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It’s not your typical college road trip. Find out how a dozen students driving around the country on a bus actually helped the environment.

Climate Change: Risks to U.S. Water Supplies Will Increase

Written by | July 20th, 2010

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A new report projects that climate change will endanger water supplies across much of the United States — but there’s still time to prevent the worst, says Conservancy scientist Evan Girvetz.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 30

Written by | July 30th, 2009

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The image above shows ice sheets off the coast of Alaska in 2006 (left) and 2007 (right). What’s different about these two photos? (Hint: it’s related to climate change.) Read on for all the Cool Green News of the day. Why didn’t we know about this before? Newly declassified images from U.S. spy satellites show ice melt […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 21

Written by | July 21st, 2009

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What do green jobs, trash systems and shark attacks have to do with each other? They’re all part of today’s Cool Green Morning news round-up. Intrigued? Just read on… Green jobs skeptic Marc Gunther thinks a program modeled after Roosevelt’s Civilian Conservation Corps — which helped build state and national parks in the 1930s — could be the […]

MARCO Launched, and the Mid-Atlantic Ocean Smiles

Written by | June 12th, 2009

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Rising to meet the United States’ urgent ocean conservation challenges requires coordinated actions at regional scales. Around the nation, groups of states and federal partners have recognized that ecosystems aren’t aligned with political boundaries — in other words, fish don’t know or care which state of the union they are in, but they do need clean […]

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