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Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 19

Written by | November 19th, 2012

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Happy World Toilet Day! How are you celebrating? Just kidding; we probably don’t want to know.

  1. On World Toilet Day, companies address the global sanitation crisis. (Triple Pundit)
  2. We can’t fight poverty if we don’t fight climate change, says the World Bank. (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. Americans waste a whole lot of turkey each year (like, in the hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth). (Treehugger)
  4. This new plug-in electric vehicle can charge up to 80% in just 20 minutes. (Inhabitat)
  5. What does the world need for water security? A global treaty on rivers might be a start. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 9

Written by | July 9th, 2012

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On this dreary Monday morning, there’s at least one reason to celebrate…

  1. It’s less hot today, guys! Climate change is over!!!! (AP, via Huffington Post Green)
  2. Apple pulls out of a federal green certification program. (Treehugger)
  3. Ocean acidification is the biggest threat to the health of coral reefs. (Guardian)
  4. We’re throwing billions of dollars’ worth of precious metals in the trash– and harming the planet in the process. (Triple Pundit)
  5. Taking the rest of the summer off to go to farm camp. See ya! (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 22

Written by | February 22nd, 2012

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Climate change is going after breakfast. Leggo my Eggo!

  1. This year’s mild winter could wreak havoc on pancakes and waffles everywhere. (Associated Press, via Huffington Post Green)
  2. If you have a Facebook account, you can speak for the trees. (Ecorazzi)
  3. Scientists are calling it a “cookies-and-cream” insect, but you probably don’t want to take a taste of this new discovery. (Mongabay)
  4. Is your city a “smart” city? (GreenBiz)
  5. Convince this guy that climate change isn’t real, and you’ll be the proud owner of a fancy new gun. (Triple Pundit)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, February 14

Written by | February 14th, 2012

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Have a green Valentine’s Day!

  1. Could climate change affect chocolate, a Valentine’s Day staple? (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Recycle a CFL light blurb and get a cup of coffee. (Triple Pundit)
  3. Penguins help burn victims cope with pain. Virtual penguins, that is. (NPR)
  4. Google Street View comes to a river near you. (Green)
  5. A Nature Conservancy writer shares her tips for aspiring environmental writers. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 1

Written by | February 1st, 2012

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Climate change: the atmosphere’s way of putting us all on low-carb diets.

  1. Get an update on a Conservancy partnership that’s helping one company tie nature into its bottom line. (Triple Pundit)
  2. That crazy Texas heat wave? This scientist says it was climate change’s fault. (Inside Climate)
  3. London restaurants, bars and hotels are campaigning to make plastic straws the new plastic bag. (Guardian)
  4. Bad news if you love carbs: warmer temperatures mess with wheat yields. (New Scientist)
  5. The National Mall goes LED. (Green House)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 18

Written by | May 18th, 2011

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Who wants green news?

  1. In India, a ban on medicine for cows is saving vultures’ lives. (Wired)
  2. The US Fish and Wildlife Service unveiled a plan to protect bats from white nose syndrome. (LA Times)
  3. Here’s how to boost recycling rates in schools. (The Daily Green)
  4. Researchers discovered nine new marine species off the coast of Bali. (Green House)
  5. A new study says that 1/3 of the food produced for human consumption is wasted. (Triple Pundit)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, May 2

Written by | May 2nd, 2011

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In case you’re looking for something else to read:

  1. It’s not just glaciers and ice caps affected by climate change; it appears that tropical forests are feeling the heat, too. (YaleE360)
  2. Ask Umbra offers guidance on living green-ly in a house full of people. (Grist)
  3. Can we blame tornadoes on climate change? (Huffington Post Green)
  4. Still looking for a Mothers’ Day gift? Here are some eco-friendly ideas. (Treehugger)
  5. One company is on a mission to make pork the sustainable white meat. (Triple Pundit)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 7

Written by | April 7th, 2011

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These 5 green news links are worth a read:

  1. The Conservancy’s work with fishermen in California makes headlines. (Triple Pundit)
  2. American consumers are lazy, habitual and confused about how to go green–do you agree? (Green Biz)
  3. What will Richard Branson find at the bottom of the sea? (BBC)
  4. The disaster in Japan could result in more logging of Indonesia’s rainforests. (Mongabay)
  5. Oil will run out in 50 years… then what? (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, May 24

Written by | May 24th, 2010

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The day’s best green links– get ‘em while they’re hot…err, cool!

  1. Check out these seven eco-homes that also float. (The Daily Green)
  2. Paris’ famed Champs-Elysées turns green (literally, with plants) for two days. (Guardian)
  3. For those who are struggling to adjust, here are the five stages of coping with sustainability. (Triple Pundit)
  4. Why isn’t everyone on board with green products? Two words: “price” and “performance,” says a new report. (GreenBiz)
  5. Will we/everybody ever give up our flying addictions? (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 20

Written by | April 20th, 2010

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Here’s your daily fix, green news addicts:

  1. Will Eyjafj…um, that volcano that’s erupting in Iceland cool the planet? Possibly, but not likely. (The Vine)
  2. Researchers are saying that there are probably close to a billion tiny little species in the world’s oceans. (Mongabay)
  3. Get excited for this new development in tire recycling. (CleanTechnica)
  4. A new exhibit imagines how New York City might adapt to climate change and rising seas. (YaleE360)
  5. The most effective way to go green this Earth Day? Change the way you shop. (Triple Pundit)
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