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Kees Kruythoff

Get Mad and Take Action

Kees Kruythoff | September 19, 2014 | Green
NRG CEO David Crane's recent blog 'Being Mad As Hell for the Clean Energy Revolution' is spot on. His passion inspires me to join in the call for action on the challenge of climate change and many societal issues that our world faces today.
Bill Moyers


Climate Change You Can Believe In

Bill Moyers | September 19, 2014 | Politics
We know it's important not to confuse day-to-day weather patterns with climate, which measure variations of things like temperatures and humidity over long periods of time, but it's clear that these disasters are made more powerful by global warming. The pain is only going to get worse for us and for future generations, unless we act now.
Kim Glas

The People's Climate March: A Clarion Call for Action

Kim Glas | September 19, 2014 | Green
Americans are frustrated by inaction on climate change. That frustration is leading to action--like the People's Climate March. We hope you can join us in New York City.
Timothy S. Thomas

A Road Trip Without a Map: Why Research Is Vital for Confronting Climate Change

Timothy S. Thomas | September 19, 2014 | Green
As we are on the verge of the UN Climate Summit being held in New York on September 23, it is important to consider whether the maps we have on climate change are sufficiently up-to-date and whether we have the ability to understand them. Miscalculation could be disastrous for every person on the planet, particular the poor and vulnerable.
Parker Liautaud


The Gender Bias of Global Warming

Parker Liautaud | September 19, 2014 | Green
In the difficult aftermath of extreme weather events, higher rates of physical violence against women also often occur, notably in two of the most economically developed countries in the world: the United States and Australia.
Gernot Wagner


Bike If You Can, Fly If You Must -- By All Means, Go

Gernot Wagner | September 19, 2014 | Green
The climate movement is home to quite a few who go the full-on vegan, composting, skip-coffee-because-it's-bad-for-the-climate route. But going green is only good if it actually gets somewhere.
Sarah Gille

The Warming of the Global Ocean Is Subtle and Alarming

Sarah Gille | September 19, 2014 | Green
What can we do? If we want to slow the rate of warming in the atmosphere as well as the warming and rise of the oceans, we need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Andrew Sharpless


Drift Gillnets Still Threaten California Marine Life

Andrew Sharpless | September 19, 2014 | Green
With cleaner, more selective fishing gear types available, and historic lows in fishery participation, there is no reason to continue using this unsustainable fishing gear.
Achim Steiner


Energy Efficiency Is a Game Changer for Climate Protection

Achim Steiner | September 19, 2014 | Green
If we can double our energy efficiency by 2030, a major objective of the Initiative, we can greatly reduce the threat of severe climate change, improve our environment, and save a LOT of money.
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz


Marching to Make the Urgency for Climate Action Clear

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | September 19, 2014 | Green
We need to stop ever more costly and risky extraction from places such as deepwater sites or the Arctic. We need to stop granting subsidies for fossil fuels - something that many of our governments have committed to do but have yet to put into practice.
Olivier De Schutter


Climate Change Hunger: World Leaders Must Act

Olivier De Schutter | September 19, 2014 | Politics
Next week, world leaders will meet for the first time in five years to discuss climate change at a special summit convened by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. It is time they started to reflect the new reality.
Heather Grady

The Role of Private Sector Investment in Climate Change

Heather Grady | September 19, 2014 | Green
The role and nature of private sector investment in producing positive social and environmental outcomes remains hotly contested.
Brie Dyas


5 Truths Only Old House Lovers Understand

Brie Dyas | September 19, 2014 | HuffPost Home
Homes keep getting bigger while our buying power gets smaller and smaller. Maybe it's time to respect the "old" in our lives -- starting with our living spaces.
Janet Redman


While We March for the Climate, Governments Meet With Polluters

Janet Redman | September 18, 2014 | Green
Our leaders aren't just dithering at the edges while the planet burns -- they're actively inviting the very companies that are causing this crisis to help fix it.
Rep. Adam Schiff


Neither Rain, Nor Flood, Nor Drought Can Stop the Climate Change Deniers

Rep. Adam Schiff | September 18, 2014 | Green
No one can deny that California is facing one of its worst droughts in recorded history. The challenge in crafting a long-term solution to the drought is that it requires us to confront the broader problem of climate change, and for many involved in the issue, climate change is a mirage.
Bob Keefe


Farmers, Fighters, Clean Energy: How Smart Policies Help the Economy and the Environment

Bob Keefe | September 18, 2014 | Business
The Obama administration has come up with a way to support our farmers and our military veterans -- while at the same time helping our economy and our environment through more clean energy.
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen


'Green News Report' - September 18, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | September 18, 2014 | Green
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Dark Rye


Sea of Change: A Company That Views Seaweed as an Infinitely Nourishing Gift From the Seas

Dark Rye | September 18, 2014 | Taste
The ocean still contains a near-infinite bounty of food. We just need to seek it out.
Edward Flattau


Rubio for President?

Edward Flattau | September 18, 2014 | Politics
To appeal to the tea party, with its distaste for big government and federal regulation, Senator Rubio has turned environmental flip-flopping into an art form.
Tim Profeta


The Climate Post: The Cost of Fixing Climate Change

Tim Profeta | September 18, 2014 | Green
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions could boost the economy rather than slow it, according to a new study by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. Better Growth, Better Climate: The New Climate Economy Report finds that roughly $90 trillion will be spent in the next 15 years...
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