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#Air Pollution

Coal Baron Digs a Deeper Hole

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

Murray Energy Corp. -- the largest producer of underground coal in the country -- alleges that the EPA has illegally ignored the impact of Clean Air Act enforcement on jobs in the coal industry. Rhetoric aside, does Murray Energy have a legitimate beef with the EPA?

We Are All Better for Representative Henry Waxman's Work

Frances Beinecke | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

In every battle and in every moment that mattered most, Rep. Waxman stood up for the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the wild places we cherish.

At Last! EPA Required to Finish Coal Ash Safeguards

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

Late Wednesday we saw a victory for clean water and public health: The Sierra Club is pleased to be a part of a legal agreement with 11 organizations ...

Beijing Wages War On Pollution

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2014 | Green

BEIJING, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Beijing's mayor pledged on Thursday to cut coal use by 2.6 million tonnes and set aside 15 billion yuan ($2.4 billion) t...

Why Starting a Detox Program Should Be a Top Health Priority for 2014 -- Part I

Woodson Merrell, M.D. | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Woodson Merrell, M.D.

There is a corresponding body of evidence that shows a proper detox program -- one that reduces the input of toxins and helps the body more efficiently eliminate toxins with a nutrient-dense, anti-inflammatory lifestyle -- can significantly reduce the negative impact of environmental stressors.

Global Warming: Blame the English

Keith Gaby | Posted 03.24.2014 | Green
Keith Gaby

As we focus on what needs to be done, let's not forget how we got here. My tongue-in-cheek headline to this post aside, it's not a matter of blame, it's a matter of approaching the discussion with an understanding of the historical reality.

Light Bulb Angst: Grow Up

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Just as with the rather ridiculous and exaggerated claims about the calamities that would befall all of us if we removed lead from gasoline, we hear similar refrains about the catastrophic consequences of eliminating incandescent bulbs. And yet, just as with lead removal, the economy did not collapse as the bulb phaseout was implemented.

China's Pollution Efforts Only A Fifth Of What's Needed

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2014 | Green

BEIJING, Jan 22 (Reuters) - China must increase spending on emission cuts and clean technologies by 2 trillion yuan ($330 billion) to do its fair sh...

China's Pollution Is So Bad, It's Crossing The Pacific... To The U.S.

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2014 | Green

BEIJING, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Pollution from China travels in large quantities across the Pacific Ocean to the United States, a new study has found, m...

'Green News Report' - January 7, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.09.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

5 Big Energy Stories of 2013

Manish Bapna | Posted 02.25.2014 | Green
Manish Bapna

The U.S. is awash in oil and natural gas. China's air pollution is so bad some cities were nearly shut down. A massive typhoon wreaked havoc in the Philippines. These are some of the top stories of the past 12 months.

Why Are the Detroit Three Resisting New Mileage and Emissions Rules?

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

The biggest single step any nation has taken to fight global warming is working. Now if the auto industry -- finally selling cleaner cars and making real profits -- would just stop fighting it.

Survival Guide For Climate Change Debates

Molly Rauch | Posted 02.19.2014 | Green
Molly Rauch

When thorny questions about climate change arise over your Christmas ham, we've got you covered!

'Green News Report' - December 19, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - December 17, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.16.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

China Can Clean Its Air

Steven Cohen | Posted 02.15.2014 | Green
Steven Cohen

National sovereignty shows no signs of fading away, but a form of global citizenship seems to be growing alongside it. This global citizenship makes us want to help China solve its air pollution problems.

Sorry, I'll Clean It Up

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green
Ronnie Citron-Fink

American Electric Power, the top emitter of mercury, carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide, and sulfur dioxide in 2011, and a party to the lawsuit challenging the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards in court, owes it to our children to play fair and say, "Sorry, I'll clean it up."

'Green News Report' - December 12, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Life in a Toxic City

Nomin Dari | Posted 02.10.2014 | World
Nomin Dari

Ulaanbaatar today is ranked by the World Health Organization as one of the most polluted cities in the world.

Arguing for Inefficiency

Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz | Posted 02.10.2014 | Green
Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz

In what topsy-turvy world would we find large energy companies like the Ohio Valley Coal Corporation suing in the Supreme Court to ask for more stringent, complicated, and expensive environmental regulations?

'Green News Report' - December 10, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.09.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Warmer Temperatures Change the Balance of Nature

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 02.08.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Who will pay the price? It will be our children -- and the currency will not be monetary.

The Toxic Smog Cloud Hanging Over Shanghai Looks Just As Bad As It Sounds

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

Shanghai is notorious for its terrible air quality, but the smog in this Chinese metropolis just hit absurd levels. The government's air pollution mon...

Kate Sheppard

EPA Chief Thinks China Is Poised For A Green Revolution

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday that China is where the U.S. was in the 1950s and '60s, namely, ...

Chinese Pollution

Jeff Danziger | Posted 01.31.2014 | World
Jeff Danziger

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