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Nuclear Power: Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don't?

Nuclear Power: Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don't?

03.18.2013
Some say there is no riskier source of electricity than nuclear power. Others argue its minimal greenhouse gas footprint makes it a vital...
Collateral Damage and Clean Energy

Collateral Damage and Clean Energy

03.11.2013
How many threatened birds and tortoises would you be willing to sacrifice to build a commercial wind farm, or a utility-scale solar array?...
Can Humans Really Break The Planet?

Can Humans Really Break The Planet?

03. 2.2013
Dire warnings that our localized environmental impacts could trigger global-scale "tipping points" and permanently break the planet have...
The President's Keystone XL Puzzle

The President's Keystone XL Puzzle

01.25.2013
For opponents, rejection of the pipeline would represent a vital and historic break with the era of fossil fuels. But for supporters of...
Obama's Inaugural Words On Climate Stir Cautious Optimism

Obama's Inaugural Words On Climate Stir Cautious Optimism

01.22.2013
If rhetorical flourishes are an indication of future action -- and that is a substantial "if" -- then President Barack Obama's comments...
TransCanada On The Climate Impacts of Keystone

TransCanada On The Climate Impacts of Keystone

01.17.2013
Much debate has centered on the potential climate impacts of the Keystone XL pipeline project, with competing studies delivering sometimes...
Green Radar: Watershed Protection, The Keystone Pipeline And The Mixed Legacy of Ken Salazar

Green Radar: Watershed Protection, The Keystone Pipeline And The Mixed Legacy of Ken Salazar

01.17.2013
Lots of interrelated news happening on Thursday. Let's run down some of the highlights: The folks at Forest Trends, an international...
Green Radar: Salazar Quits And Study Blames Greens For Lack Of Action On Climate Change

Green Radar: Salazar Quits And Study Blames Greens For Lack Of Action On Climate Change

01.16.2013
THE DENVER POST "Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will step down from his cabinet position in the Obama administration and return to Colorado...
Roundup: Climate Change, Arctic Drilling And Prairie Chickens

Roundup: Climate Change, Arctic Drilling And Prairie Chickens

01.14.2013
Kate Galbraith of the Texas Tribune looks at how wind farm developers, as well as oil and gas companies are facing off against a potentially...
Climate Assessment Paints Grim Picture

Climate Assessment Paints Grim Picture

Tom Zeller Jr.  01.11.2013
A federal committee has published a draft of the nation's third climate assessment report, a comprehensive analysis of the latest and best...
NYT Dismantles Enviro Desk

NYT Dismantles Enviro Desk

01.11.2013
Disappointing news this morning from The New York Times. The paper's 9-person environment desk is folding. The fate of the paper's Green...
Politically Opposed Scientists Lobby For Common Ground On Climate

Politically Opposed Scientists Lobby For Common Ground On Climate

01.10.2013
The Union of Concerned Scientists, the environmental organization based in Cambridge, Mass., is attempting to cut through the static with...
Amid Heat Records, 'Exxon Hates Your Children' Ad Hits TV

Amid Heat Records, 'Exxon Hates Your Children' Ad Hits TV

01. 9.2013
How relentlessly are global average temperatures rising? Try this for an indicator: Australia's Bureau of Meteorology recently had to add...
ICYMI: IPCC Leaks, Shell's Woes And The Economics of Nature

ICYMI: IPCC Leaks, Shell's Woes And The Economics of Nature

01. 9.2013
Top Read: Why The Economy Needs Nature, by Tony Juniper at The Guardian. "Nature is not a drag on growth," he writes. "Its protection is...
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