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Mary Ellen Harte

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Climate Change This Week: Super Cheap Solutions, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | April 18, 2014 | Green
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 17 2014 How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is...
Peter H. Gleick

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Throwing Away Good Water

Peter H. Gleick | April 17, 2014 | Green
[Heads up for the overly sensitive: I'm going to talk about pee, piss, taking a leak, and other euphemisms for urine and urination. But hey, you all do it.] Man urinates in reservoir, "ruins" 38M gallons of water. That was the headline in an article in...
Steve Horn

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Interview: 'Big Men' Director Rachel Boynton on Oil, Ghana and Capitalism

Steve Horn | April 17, 2014 | Green
The subtitle of the newly released documentary film Big Men is "everyone wants to be big" and to say the film covers a "big" topic is to put it mildly.
Jamie Rappaport Clark

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Hatred Is the New Wolf Management Plan in Idaho

Jamie Rappaport Clark | April 17, 2014 | Green
What's wrong with Idaho? The state demanded from the federal government the opportunity to manage wolves within their borders and they are now completely blowing it. Instead of continued recovery, what we're seeing is no less than a war on wolves.
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - April 17, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | April 17, 2014 | Green
The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: One year since the deadly West,...
Carol Pierson Holding

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Fighting Fracking: Where Moral Outrage Fails, Earthquakes Prevail

Carol Pierson Holding | April 17, 2014 | Green
Unlike protests or even poisoned water and soil, earthquakes are shutting down fracking drills all over the world. And that's more "earth-shattering" than anything Harvard divestment or economic arguments can do.
Shaye Wolf

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Reports Reveal Terrifying Climate Threat to Biodiversity

Shaye Wolf | April 17, 2014 | Green
We risk leaving our children a lonelier planet -- a world where many animals and plants are just a memory.
Bill Chameides

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Nature Photographer James Balog Honored

Bill Chameides | April 17, 2014 | Green
The cameraman featured in the Oscar-nominated film Chasing Ice has captured a lot more than ice with his lens.
Cindy Shogan

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Four Years Later, Full Effects of Deepwater Horizon Still Unknown

Cindy Shogan | April 17, 2014 | Green
No matter what BP is saying, the oil is still not gone -- it still lingers, impacting wildlife and the lives that depend upon it.
Maite Arce

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Safeguarding Our Water Supplies

Maite Arce | April 17, 2014 | Latino Voices
Greater protections for our nation's water supplies will help address some of the larger health issues that affect the Hispanic community as a whole.
Cylvia Hayes

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The Wrong Question

Cylvia Hayes | April 17, 2014 | Green
Economic growth in and of itself is not a guaranteed pathway to global prosperity and progress and indeed, under our current economic model, economic growth is the biggest driver accelerating climate change. We have to start asking the right questions: growth of what and for what?
Tim Profeta

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The Climate Post: Federal Appeals Court Upholds EPA Mercury Rule

Tim Profeta | April 17, 2014 | Green
A federal appeals court upheld the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) requiring power plants install technology to cut emissions of mercury and other air pollutants. MATS was challenged by industry and several states that argued the EPA should have
Pablo Freund

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Having the Will to Do It

Pablo Freund | April 17, 2014 | Green
The admiral's speech summarized over 60 years ago what in my view remains society's largest problem today. The dynamics of quality of life and energy use in society are still the same.
Jennifer Grayson

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Innovation Earth: This Technology Could Make Red Lights Obsolete And Boost MPG By 30 Percent

Jennifer Grayson | April 17, 2014 | Green
Every weekday, I take a six-mile drive through Mid-City Los Angeles to pick up my daughter from preschool. There are no fewer than 20 stoplights along the way, and my trek takes 30 minutes in each direction. But lately, that drive has been taking even longer. Ten minutes into a...
Ben Klasky

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Your Couch Is Far More Dangerous Than You Think

Ben Klasky | April 17, 2014 | Parents
Why are we so afraid to let our kids play outside, when we know that such activity is vital for their physical and mental health? Our fears are so extreme that in a few cases, parents have been arrested for allowing their children to play outside unattended. My mother would have been sent to jail on an almost daily basis.
Kate Kelly

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Disneynature Film Bears Opens Friday, April 18

Kate Kelly | April 17, 2014 | Entertainment
The filmmakers capture experiences most of us are unlikely to be near in our lifetimes. Among the memorable scenes is that of an avalanche that occurs very near the bears on their way down the snowy mountain.
Robert Koehler

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In Partnership With Mother Earth

Robert Koehler | April 17, 2014 | Green
If in one of the most defining religious-political texts of the human species we'd been charged with stewardship of the natural world, not some sort of adolescent, consequence-free control over it, what sort of spiritual understanding would have evolved over the millennia?
Sarah Hodgson

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5 Pet-friendly Gardening Tips

Sarah Hodgson | April 17, 2014 | Green
As the warmth of the season beckons us outdoors, many pet and plant lovers are caught in the crossroads -- is it possible to intertwine a love for nature while meeting the needs of our beloved domestics? The short answer is yes -- with a little bit of ingenuity!
Kathryn Kefauver Goldberg

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16 Ways My Dog Has Made Me a Better Parent

Kathryn Kefauver Goldberg | April 17, 2014 | Parents
People roll their eyes at comparisons of dogs to children, and I support this exasperation -- in theory. At the same time, in my heart of hearts, I know that our dog has profoundly influenced my experience as a mother.
Sheila D. Collins

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What it Will Take to Tackle the Climate Crisis

Sheila D. Collins | April 17, 2014 | Green
The latest report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change confirms what is manifest to all but those blinded by ideology and short-term profits, but can it galvanize a response commensurate with the challenge?
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