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'Green News Report' - October 6, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.06.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hurricane Matthew churns towards U.S.; Climate change shut out - again! -...

Man's Facebook Post Got 500 People To Come To Struggling Restaurant In 1 Day

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.30.2016 | Good News

A Canadian restaurant that had trouble staying afloat has become quite the catch, thanks to a simple Facebook post. After Colin Ross, 31, decided to ...

5 Tips To Survive A Road Trip

Amber Primdahl | Posted 06.23.2016 | Travel
Amber Primdahl

I recently went on a long overdue last minute trip to Alberta Canada to visit with a childhood friend.

'Green News Report' - June 9, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.09.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: San Francisco adopts a climate change adaptation tax; Alberta, Canada, ho...

10 Great Lakeside Getaways

Joy Pecknold | Posted 05.19.2016 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

The sea is swell, but fresh water lakes are all the splash without the salty aftertaste. To ease into summer, pick a great lake and make your escape. ...

Winona LaDuke: A Bard for Environmental Justice

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.10.2016 | Books
Georgianne Nienaber

Winona LaDuke's latest book reads like a prayer. These are holy words-- inspirational stories taken straight from the heart of indigenous communities ...

Canadian Officials Start To Get Handle On Massive Wildfire

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 05.08.2016 | World

By Liz Hampton and Rod Nickel GREGOIRE LAKE, Alberta (Reuters) - Canadian officials on Sunday showed some optimism for the first time that they were b...

Residents Flee As Raging Canadian Wildfire Expands

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 05.07.2016 | World

A raging Canadian wildfire that forced the evacuation of the Alberta oil town of Fort McMurray intensified on Saturday, helped by hot, dry weather, wi...

Stop Running Away From Global Warming, Fort McMurray

Scott Thill | Posted 05.05.2016 | Green
Scott Thill

A boomtown pops up out of nowhere to become one of the largest, dirtiest oil projects in the world, much less its Canadian home. It quickly rips open ...

Masked Robber Foiled After Unfriending Victim On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.26.2016 | Crime

Police in Canada caught a masked armed robber after he unfriended his victim on Facebook. Ryley Smith, 20, stole about US$750 when he held up a Subway...

Native Americans Propose Oil Railway to Valdez Alaska From Alberta

Diane M. Francis | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Diane M. Francis

The railway would be a 50-50 partnership with aboriginal groups. It would require loan guarantees, from the federal, Alberta and Alaska governments, and private sector equity partners.

North Dakota Landowner Continues Fight Against Big Oil

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 01.22.2016 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Big oil lost a skirmish in late December when North Dakota Grand Forks District Judge Debbie Kleven ordered Canada's Enbridge Energy Partners to pay farmland owner James Botsford $45 thousand of $60 thousand in attorney fees.

Trips Inspired by 2016 Oscars Best Picture Nominees

Joy Pecknold | Posted 01.19.2016 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Within the four walls of a cinema, films transport moviegoers to far off places, both past and present, real or imagined. To take it a step further, use this year's Academy Awards' nominees for Best Picture as a travel guide, experiencing the locations -- characters in their own right -- firsthand.

Ted Cruz and the Question of 'Natural Born' Citizenship

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics
Megan Smolenyak

Given the ever-increasing mobility and interaction of people of all nationalities, the odds of even more perplexing scenarios will only multiply in the future, so wouldn't it be a good idea to clarify once and for all the meaning of "natural born citizen"?

3 New Years Resolutions for a Climate Movement

Carl Pope | Posted 12.30.2015 | Green
Carl Pope

Wanting to accelerate low-carbon development and getting it done are two different things -- and the biggest challenge for the climate movement is to dramatically speed up successful implementation of the Paris commitments made by almost 200 nations.

'Green News Report' -- November 24, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.24.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: A carbon tax is coming for Alberta's dirty tar sands; Obama says U.N. cli...

TransCanada's Next Move After Keystone XL: Flood Mexico with Fracked Gas With State Department Help

Steve Horn | Posted 11.11.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

TransCanada, the owner of the recently-nixed northern leg of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, has won a bid from Mexico's government to build a 155-mile pipeline carrying gas from hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") in the United States to Mexico's electricity grid.

You Won't Believe The Views You'll Get On These 5 Adventures

The Outbound Collective | Posted 10.28.2016 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

It's tough to even pick your next adventure travel destination when there are so many deserving options, but this time around, it was a no brainer for me. The Canadian Rockies have been showing up left and right and every single shot left me in awe. I had to go see it for myself and let me tell you, you need to too! These five adventures have views that you won't believe.

"I'm Living in a Sacrifice Zone": Women Speak Out for Climate Justice

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 10.06.2016 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Women around the globe need to be made aware of all the narratives. The reason is simple. We are all interconnected. Women must recognize their commonalities as they search for solutions. Every story is valid. They all need to be heard -- individually and in unison.

Enbridge Stuffs Provision Into Wisconsin Budget to Expedite Controversial Piece of 'Keystone XL Clone'

Steve Horn | Posted 07.06.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

On Thursday, July 3, on the eve of a long Fourth of July holiday weekend, Canadian pipeline giant Enbridge landed a sweetheart deal: a provision in the 2015 Wisconsin budget that will serve to expedite permitting for its controversial proposed Line 61 tar sands pipeline expansion project.

A Goat for a Wedding Present

Stephen Harris | Posted 06.02.2015 | Comedy
Stephen Harris

It was a Friday afternoon when Fatty called me and asked if I want to go 50/50 in buying a goat with him for our friend Luke's wedding present. Fatty...

Appeals Court Rules Keystone XL South Approval Was Legal, Lifting Cloud Over TransCanada

Steve Horn | Posted 06.01.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

In a 3-0 vote, the U.S. Appeals Court for the Tenth Circuit has ruled that the southern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline was permitted in a lawful manner by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Canadian City On Brink Of Becoming Country's First To End Chronic Homelessness

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.19.2015 | Impact

Fulfilling a promise six years in the making, Medicine Hat, Alberta, is expected to become the first city in Canada to end chronic homelessness. No...

The Socialists Are Coming

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 05.13.2016 | Comedy
Allen Schmertzler

The prophecy must be true and it isn't a summer blockbuster movie. We are about to experience the end of capitalism and the end of our freedoms, as the era of powerful pink Socialist mutants is coming!

'Green News Report' - May 7, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.07.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Huge, political clean sweep for social progressives in Alberta, Canada, h...