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China Has Been Spewing Out A Lot More CO2 Than Previously Reported

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 11.05.2015 | Home

China has emitted roughly a billion more tons of carbon emissions a year over the past 15 years than it previously said, according to a report from Th...

PHOTOS: The Eerie Fog That Left European Landmarks Unrecognizable

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 11.02.2015 | Home

An unusually dense fog descended upon parts of Western Europe on Sunday, leading to massive air traffic delays. More than 1,000 flights on Sunday and...

5 Scary Coal Industry Tricks This Halloween

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 10.30.2016 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

I'm working with thousands of people to banish these ghouls and goblins, so that my daughter grows up in a world that isn't haunted by the specter of air pollution, water pollution, and climate chaos.

'Green News Report' - October 27, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.27.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: One Republican senator breaks ranks to support Obama's Clean Power Plan;...

Climate Change This Week: Boreal Twilight, Growing Glowing Bricks, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.27.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Northern Lights, Fragile Forests. Source phys.org When we threaten forests, we t...

Pollutants And High CO2 Linked To Poor Cognition, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 10.27.2015 | Science

Running into mental blocks at your desk job? A new Harvard study says you may be able to blame it on the air quality in your office. In a paper publi...

Climate Change This Week: More Hunger Games, Banks Bail on Coal, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.20.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Stop Cutting Down My Home!!! When forests disappear, so do beautiful unique wildlif...

Excuse Me While I Vacuum The Sky

XPRIZE | Posted 10.15.2016 | Green
XPRIZE

It's an appealing fantasy: Why not just suck all the pollution out of our planet's air? Plenty of people have air purifiers in their homes. Can't we just build bigger ones? There must be a way, right?

Volkswagen's Lies Show Need for Real Emissions Tests

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 10.14.2016 | Green
Aaron Gray-Block

Caught red-handed for cheating on diesel emissions tests, German carmaker Volkswagen's actions in putting profits before public health have underscored the need for urgent reforms of car industry pollution laws.

Climate Change This Week: U.S. Food Supply Threatened, Solar as Cheap as Gas, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.13.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Fire of Another Kind: The aurora borealis bathes a boreal forest. Source pinterest ...

Great Invention Is the New Philanthropy

Manoj Bhargava | Posted 10.08.2016 | Impact
Manoj Bhargava

In what ways can we positively affect masses of people? That kind of philanthropy is really difficult. It's actually much more difficult than running a business.

New Delhi Will Impose Pollution Tax And Car-Free Days This Month

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 01.05.2017 | Home

New Delhi was named the world's most polluted city in 2014 -- and it may finally be taking action. The city's government announced on Tuesday it would...

Liveability Ranking Ignores the Environment

Angel Hsu | Posted 10.07.2016 | Green
Angel Hsu

Beijing's toxic air belies the city's progress. It's a hazard to health and a demoralizing cloud over everyday life. It is economically costly and it stains the city's reputation as a cultural capital.

'Green News Report': October 6, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.06.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Biblical rain and record flooding in South Carolina -- is this the new n...

A Better Ozone Standard From the EPA -- Is It Enough?

Gretchen Goldman | Posted 10.06.2016 | Science
Gretchen Goldman

Back in 2007, a panel of scientists decided that to protect public health the national ambient air quality standard for ground-level ozone standard should be between 60 and 70 parts per billion. Last week, their recommendation was finally acted upon. But does the science still say that 70 ppb is enough?

Climate Change This Week: The Flood Connection, a Clean Energy Superpower, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.04.2016 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Peruvian Amazon forests disappear, so does this insect, and webs of amazing be...

The Silver Lining In The VW Emissions Cloud

Margo T. Oge | Posted 10.01.2016 | Green
Margo T. Oge

If VW can't get the cars to comply with US fuel efficiency standards without compromising performance and fuel efficiency, they should buy them back from consumers.

'Green News Report' - October 1, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.01.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Jeb Bush calls for more oil and more gas in America's future!; Premier of...

Making Chinese Cities Smarter: Leapfrogging Intra-city Transport Development with 'Big Data'

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 09.30.2016 | Home
André Corrêa d'Almeida

The period 2015/2016 is unique and remarkable for the development prospects of China. First, last week China took part in the UN global summit regarding the adoption of 17 sustainable development goals for the next 15 years.

Obama Administration Releases Final Ozone Rule, Pleasing No One

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency released a contentious and long-awaited new limit on ozone pollution Thursday, and it's not likely t...

What Will it Take to Move Us to Action?

Kathleen Siddell | Posted 09.30.2016 | Green
Kathleen Siddell

We live in a world where most people act after its too late. We look at the mental health of a teenager compelled to shoot kindergarteners after the tragedy. We vow to help a country struggling with disease after millions have died and the disease spreads closer to home.

'Green News Report' - September 29, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.29.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: China to launch world's largest cap and trade system; Pope Francis calls...

Climate Change This Week: Blown Away, Cool Houses, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.29.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forest not only store carbon but beautiful and equally crucial biodiversity, such a...

Leadership Makes a Difference On Climate -- Especially This Week

Mark Tercek | Posted 09.25.2016 | Green
Mark Tercek

China President Xi Jinping and Pope Francis both made history this week with bold actions on climate change, showing the kind of leadership required to tackle this tough challenge.

70 Mayors to President Obama: We Support Strong Clean Air Protections Against Smog Pollution!

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 09.25.2016 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

If it's possible to love something else as much as the Pope's statements on climate this week, it's this: On Tuesday, 70 mayors from across the U.S. sent a letter to President Obama signaling their support for a strong clean air protections against smog pollution.