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Betsy Rosenberg is a 25-year veteran of broadcast news (CBS Radio reporter and anchor) and has been hosting and producing environmentally themed programs since last century! She broke new ground with EcoTalk, the nation’s first daily green talk show, heard on Air America Radio between 2004-2007. Betsy is a green speaker, writer and commentator.

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Our Climate is Shutting Down - Does Anyone Care About That?

(61) Comments | Posted October 7, 2013 | 11:10 AM

As I write this, wall-to-wall coverage continues on the financial emergency brought on by our nation's so-called Republican leaders. However, as damaging as the "fiscal cliff" is for hundreds of thousands of Americans, it pales in comparison to the human crisis we'll all face if we go lemming-like over the...

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The Green Elephant in the Room

(5) Comments | Posted November 3, 2012 | 7:02 PM

As the New Jersey Shore's "surreality" show continues to unfold on TV, one cannot help but note all the ads on CNN and Fox News from those that likely helped make such epic storms possible, or -- at the very least -- helped to make them worse. Commercials from the...

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The Reagan Fetish II: Greed Versus Green

(0) Comments | Posted July 16, 2012 | 9:05 PM

Arguably the most pernicious aspect of President Reagan's environmental legacy was the 1987 decision by his Federal Communications Commission to repeal the Fairness Doctrine, a nearly 40-year-old effort to ensure that broadcasters were legitimately fair and balanced in their presentation of controversial issues. The Fairness Doctrine worked quite...

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The Reagan Fetish

(1) Comments | Posted June 29, 2012 | 5:01 PM

In his 2009 documentary Capitalism: A Love Story, Michael Moore noted that while the content of President Jimmy Carter's July 1979 speech about our need to abandon fossil fuels for cleaner forms of energy was accurate, it was something that most Americans didn't want to hear at the...

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A Challenge on Mother's Day

(11) Comments | Posted May 13, 2012 | 6:53 PM

There were several developments last week on the climate front that left me deeply disheartened and angry. As a broadcast news journalist turned green radio activist, I am dismayed by these ominous tidings. As a mother, I am outraged, and you should be too.

Whether or not you have a...

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The Eco-evolution Will Not Be Televised!

(45) Comments | Posted April 22, 2012 | 8:20 PM

This is Earth Week, that brief period once a year, when you might actually see an in-depth green story, series, or panel discussion about an environmental topic on TV, or hear a few on the radio. Newspapers and magazines can be counted on to do an eco-themed article in late...

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