Tag: Red Green and Blue

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 19

Written by | April 19th, 2011

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Every day is Earth Day when you start it with 5 cool green news links:

  1. Meet a Louisiana shrimper one year after the Gulf oil spill. (The New York Times)
  2. Are women more likely than men to go green? A new study assess the green gender gap. (Green Biz)
  3. What do you think of Richard Branson’s plan to introduce lemurs to his private Caribbean islands–good idea or bad? (BBC)
  4. These posters from the past 4 decades will take you on a journey through Earth Day history. (Red Green and Blue)
  5. Haven’t heard of the mountain bongo? Better get to know it now. (Extinction Countdown)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 15

Written by | November 15th, 2010

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Your cure for the Monday blues: the cool greens!

  1. Get ready for Green Gift Monday with these fun “upcycled” gift ideas. (The Daily Green)
  2. Good(?) news from the Gulf: studies say fumes from the oil burned by spill-response teams didn’t contain enough cancer-causing chemicals to pose a risk to human health. (Green)
  3. Today is either America Recycles Day or Zero Waste Day. (Treehugger)
  4. Wait a minute– there might be lead in some reusable grocery bags? (Green House)
  5. Is “Cool It” the next “An Inconvenient Truth”? (Red, Green and Blue)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, July 23

Written by | July 23rd, 2010

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TGIF, and also TGICGM:

  1. R.I.P. Senate climate bill. You’ve crushed our hopes and dreams. (Grist)
  2. How much damage (in $$$) has the Gulf oil spill really caused? (AP, via Huffington Post)
  3. Re-branding climate change as a public-health issue actually might make people care about it, says a new study. (Red, Green and Blue)
  4. A new image from NASA illustrates ocean dead zones around the world. (Mongabay)
  5. Uh oh– there’s a tropical storm heading straight for the oil slick. (Dot Earth)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, July 7

Written by | July 7th, 2010

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Man, it sure is hot out there– but these five green links are as cool as can be:

  1. India’s forests: in worse shape than you think. (Mongabay)
  2. There’s an offshore drilling war brewing in Louisiana. (Red, Green & Blue)
  3. The cost of not fighting climate change is greater than the cost of fighting climate change. (The Vine)
  4. Cleaner oceans=more resilient coral. (Treehugger)
  5. The country’s largest zero-energy building opens next month. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 31

Written by | March 31st, 2010

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Toads, dolphins and offshore drilling– oh my! You’ll find it all in today’s roundup of the morning’s coolest, greenest news:

  1. This just in: Obama OKs offshore drilling in large sections of the Alaskan, Atlantic and Gulf coasts. (Grist)
  2. A new study shows that the reproduction rate of dolphins in the Mississippi Sound spiked post-Hurricane Katrina. (Journal Watch Online)
  3. Europe could be totally powered by renewable energy by 2050. Jealous? (The Vine)
  4. The science of genomics is helping researchers figure out the biological effects of climate change and develop new biofuels. (Red, Green and Blue)
  5. Toads can predict earthquakes, says a new report. (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 27

Written by | January 27th, 2010

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Here you go– the five coolest, greenest links on the web. Dig in!:

  1. The people of a tiny Alaskan village claim that fuel and utility companies are responsible for their home’s rapid erosion, and they’re taking two dozen of said companies to court to sue for relocation expenses. (New York Times)
  2. A new study says that the health benefits and air-quality improvements that could result from cutting carbon emissions would offset the actual cost of cutting carbon emissions. (The Vine)
  3. A grassroots “gray water” movement is inspiring Los Angeles residents to recycle and reuse household waste water. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. The latest Green Confidence Index shows that consumers want to go/buy green, but the state of the economy is why they’re not really doing any of that. (GreenBiz)
  5. Senators Kerry and Graham: bringin’ energy reform back. (Red, Green and Blue)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 23

Written by | September 23rd, 2009

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President Obama spoke to the United Nations about the importance of climate legislation.  The airline industry’s planning to cut its emissions by 50%.  Some states are thinking about suing power companies.  How are YOU celebrating Climate Week?  You can start by digging into today’s top green stories: President Obama’s speech on climate change earned mixed […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 2

Written by | September 2nd, 2009

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A zoo brings condors back from the brink, greenhouse gases are wreaking havoc on Alaska’s seas, and solar power…FROM SPACE? There’s a little something for everyone in today’s Cool Green Morning: Europe bids adieu to incandescent light bulbs, says The Vine. Wish we’d adopt a similar ban stateside? You’re in luck: In 2012, incandescent bulbs […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 14

Written by | August 14th, 2009

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At least the Chevy Volt drives really well — that’s the best thing I can say about today’s top 5 green links. It’s been a long week — enjoy the weekend! Green Tech’s Martin LaMonica test-drives the Chevy Volt — you know, the 230 mpg plug-in electric Chevy Volt — and finds it handles and […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 3

Written by | August 3rd, 2009

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Five great green links, each of the five weekdays — that’s our promise here at Cool Green Morning. And we deliver… Do we actually have an accurate way of measuring global greenhouse gas emissions? The National Academy of Science’s National Research Council says no, reports Environmental Capital — and is pleading with NASA to get […]

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