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Chris Genovali


Why Does B.C. Government So Desperately Want Grizzly Bears Dead?

Chris Genovali | April 19, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
We want these bears dead. This is the message the B.C. government's "reallocation policy" sends across the country. This policy is also preventing the implementation of an innovative solution to end the commercial trophy hunting of grizzlies and other large carnivores throughout B.C.'s Great Bear Rainforest.
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz


Keystone XL May Wait on Nebraska, but Climate Change Waits for No One

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | April 18, 2014 | Green
Graphic from Oil Change International The State Department is providing additional time for comments on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, extending the...
David Ropeik


The Great Portland Pee: The Psychological Power of Disgust That Discourages Water Recycling

David Ropeik | April 18, 2014 | Green
If you're running a little short on potable water, you might want to take some empty jugs up to Portland, Oregon, where for the next few days, they will be throwing away 38 million gallons of water
Rick Fedrizzi


Earth Day 2014

Rick Fedrizzi | April 18, 2014 | Green
I admit to having mixed feelings about Earth Day for the obvious reason that "saving the planet" is a 365-day, 24/7 job. But if we can get people to focus on the central idea it represents even for a few minutes, it's worth it, right?
Jeff Biggers


Dear Mr. Peabody: No One's Loss of Life, Liberty and Health For Your Coal Profits Is Acceptable Collateral Damage

Jeff Biggers | April 18, 2014 | Green
In the tradition of King and the civil rights movement, students and community advocates at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale also held protests for divestment from Peabody yesterday.
Lawrence J. Hanley


Riding Public Transit Best Way to Celebrate Earth Day

Lawrence J. Hanley | April 18, 2014 | Green
So, if you're casting about for something to do this Earth Day, why not take the bus, subway or train? And post photos of your Earth Day ride on Facebook and tweet them using hastags #transit and #EarthDay.
Elisabeth MacNamara


This Earth Day, Put People Before Polluters

Elisabeth MacNamara | April 18, 2014 | Green
This Earth Day, put people before polluters. If supporters like you stand up and demand the strongest standard possible, we can put our country -- and our planet -- on the path to a sustainable future and ensure a cleaner, healthier future for everyone.
Robert L. Cavnar


Four Years After the Blowout... Has Anything Changed?

Robert L. Cavnar | April 18, 2014 | Green
Beyond the obvious effects of this massive oil spill, and the ongoing court battle between the government, plaintiffs, and BP, the question needs to be asked: After the worst offshore blowout in US history, did we learn anything?
Jane Graham


America's Largest Ecosystem Restoration Project Is on the Verge of Moving Ahead on Earth Day

Jane Graham | April 18, 2014 | Miami
As you celebrate Earth Day this Tuesday, know that something really exciting is on the verge of happening for Everglades restoration -- even if barely anyone is watching.
Steve Horn


Keystone XL Review Extended, Delaying Final Decision Until After 2014 Elections

Steve Horn | April 18, 2014 | Green
Reuters and Politico broke a major story today that TransCanada's northern leg of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will not be decided on until after the 2014 mid-term elections.
Vicki Cobb


Global Warming: Do We Have to Sit and Take It?

Vicki Cobb | April 18, 2014 | Green
Do you know the difference between the terms "climate change" and "global warming? Which of these is more ominous? They are often used interchangeably, with "climate change" somehow seeming more politically correct. Perhaps it's because "climate change" is a more natural, slow moving, and benign process (it's happened to the...
Kuntal Joisher

I'm Climbing Everest for a Cause

Kuntal Joisher | April 18, 2014 | Impact
Yes, I know hundreds of people attempt to summit the highest point in the world every year, but I'd like to think my journey is special. I'm climbing in honor of my father for over a decade.
Steve Horn


"Russia with Love": Alaska Gas Scandal is Out-of-Country, Not Out-of-State

Steve Horn | April 18, 2014 | Green
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog A legal controversy — critics would say scandal — has erupted in Alaska's statehouse over the future of its natural gas bounty.It's not so much an issue of the gas itself, but who gets to decide how it gets to market and where he or she resides.The...
Heritage Radio Network


How I Eat Meat

Heritage Radio Network | April 18, 2014 | Green
Might I suggest two strategies to ensure that all of the meat you consume be delicious and satisfying to both mouth and soul?
Richard Schiffman


BP Gets an Anniversary Gift From the Obama Administration

Richard Schiffman | April 18, 2014 | Green
The company whose negligence was responsible for the worst marine oil-spill in history won 43 new leases in the Gulf, which is still fouled by million of gallons of unrecovered crude.
Jeffrey Buchanan


A Way of Life at Risk on the Anniversary of the BP Oil Spill

Jeffrey Buchanan | April 18, 2014 | Green
On April 20, 2010, an explosion on BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig kicked off the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, as nearly five million barrels of oil spewed into the Gulf Coast over the next several months. Most of that oil is still there, and will be for years to come.
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.


Peace And Quiet Is Green

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | April 18, 2014 | Green
How can we make long-term healthy decisions for the Earth when our own inner noise is pushing us just to get out the door?
Elaine McKewon

Editors Resign as Retraction Scandal Deepens at Science Journal That Caved in to Intimidation from Climate Deniers

Elaine McKewon | April 18, 2014 | Green
Hate mail, harassment campaigns, accusations of scientific fraud and threats of lawsuits have become the new normal for climate scientists and researchers who study climate change denial. These problematic conditions have a chilling effect on scientific research.
Javier Flaim


Partnering for Impact: A Q&A with Domtar

Javier Flaim | April 18, 2014 | Green
Sustainability is one of the most far-reaching issues of our time. To impart measurable change, neither individuals nor companies can do it alone. This makes partnerships across public and private company lines especially critical. While working together toward this common goal is extremely important, it's not always easy. Developing...
Mary Anne Hitt


Big Victory for Public Health: Court Upholds Mercury, Toxic Air Pollution Protections

Mary Anne Hitt | April 18, 2014 | Green
On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld limits on dangerous emissions of mercury and toxic air pollution from power plants. This was a big victory for clean air, clean water, and the health of our families.
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