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The Green Buzz: Friday, October 11

Written by | October 11th, 2013

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Just another reason elephants are awesome. That and more, in today’s Green Buzz.

  1. School’s out! Georgia school cancels class because the weather is too nice. (TreeHugger)
  2. Like humans, elephants get the point of pointing. (NY Times)
  3. Hold your noses… government shutdown stalls out stink bug monitoring program. (Wired)
  4. France upholds law banning fracking. (Guardian)
  5. Predictions are in on when our climate reaches the point-of-no-return. (Bloomberg)

The Green Buzz: Monday, June 3

Written by | June 3rd, 2013

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Today we’re talking weather, greenwashing, and fighting deforestation.

  1. Oklahoma has been pummeled by tornadoes — but why? (National Geographic)
  2. A complaint from environmental groups is exposing what exactly is behind those green labels. (The New York Times)
  3. Environmentalists got one major firm to quit greenwashing and deforestation in Indonesia. (NPR)
  4. Need a little inspiration for what activities to do outside? Look no further. (Washington Post)
  5. Texas just passed landmark policy related to the state’s water supply — and it’s good news for this drought-beleaguered state. (Burnt Orange Report)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 29

Written by | January 29th, 2013

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Your green news round-up is well, rounded up! See today’s top news.

  1. Beijing flights delayed due to poor visibility. Go away, smog! (Washington Post)
  2. In the mean time, man sells canned fresh air in China. (The Telegraph)
  3. Move over “low-flow” showers — introducing the air shower. Same pressure, 50% less water. (TreeHugger)
  4. Scientists in Antarctica unearth buried lake. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Heat in San Francisco can affect the weather in places as far away as Siberia. (National Geographic)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 10

Written by | January 10th, 2013

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Today’s green news features awww-dorable penguin photos. Too cute to miss.

  1. Now that’s a hidden talent: baby sharks sense danger even before they’re born. (Wired)
  2. No ifs, ands or buts about it: 2012 was the hottest year on record in the US. (NY Times)
  3. A previously unknown colony of 9,000 emperor penguins has received its first human visitors. (Guardian)
  4. The race is on to save killer whales trapped under ice off the coast of Canada. (Atlantic Wire)
  5. BP shells out a whopping $1 billion to Gulf oil spill victims. (Huffington Post Green)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 27

Written by | December 27th, 2012

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Today’s green news is inspiring us to make green New Year’s resolutions. Ones we’ll actually keep.

  1. 2012 will be known as the costliest year for weather disasters in the US. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. “Wrap with care, save the polar bear” — a safe sex campaign aims to save endangered species. (Technorati)
  3. Speaking of polar bears, is climate change or poaching their biggest enemy? (BBC Nature)
  4. 15 green New Year’s resolutions worth keeping. (The Daily Green)
  5. Put down the electronics! Four days in nature improves creativity by 50%. (Mother Nature Network)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 3

Written by | December 3rd, 2012

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Catch a case of the cool green Mondays:

  1. A “mysterious atmospheric river” doesn’t sound like a good thing, does it? (Scientific American)
  2. The Obama administration might not be ready to tackle climate change, but offshore wind energy is on the table. (CleanTechnica)
  3. NOAA seeks to protect 66 corals under the Endangered Species Act. (DotEarth)
  4. Greenland and Antarctica: “We’re melting!” (Mongabay)
  5. This green First Lady (Bird) will be honored by the US Postal Service on a set of “Forever” stamps. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 10

Written by | May 10th, 2012

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Today’s green news is especially amazing/funny/weird. Enjoy!

  1. Have an island snake infestation? Parachuting mice are here to save the day! (Treehugger)
  2. Gills Onions is using — you guessed it — onion juice (and a huge battery) to help power its plant in California. (Green)
  3. Climate skeptics take note: a new study says rising CO2 levels were in play at the end of the Ice Age. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. Need a refresher on the causes of the crazy weather lately? Enroll in El Nino and La Nina 101. (Scientific American)
  5. Is that battery in your iPhone letting you down? These new solar cells could soon do the trick. (Business Green)

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, November 29

Written by | November 29th, 2011

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Still recovering from all that Green Gift Monday excitement? Here’s some cool green news to get your day started.

  1. Stare in awe at 2011′s top 10 oddest life-form discoveries. (National Geographic)
  2. Life’s not always a circus: Ringling Brothers allegedly violate the Animal Welfare Act. (Huffington Post Green)
  3. London fights air pollution with… glue? (Grist)
  4. It’s 65 degrees in D.C. today and not surprisingly, 2011 is tied for the 10th hottest year. (Washington Post)
  5. Sea creature-inspired robot bends and squeezes under obstacles. (BBC)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 22

Written by | November 22nd, 2011

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Drought takes a bite out of your pumpkin pie.

  1. See how your Thanksgiving dinner battled extreme weather this year. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Truck brands are being forced to tout their efficiency in ads. (Time Science)
  3. Crooked teeth? Blame early farmers. (Wired Science)
  4. 25 million seahorses are sold each year. How much is too much? (Mongabay)
  5. Scotland has an ambitious and admirable goal: 100% renewable energy. (CleanTechnica)
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