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'Green News Report' - November 29, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.29.2013 | 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...

Polar Bear Encounters in a Warming Arctic

Kassie Siegel | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green
Kassie Siegel

As the ice disappears, polar bears are drowning and starving. Indeed, scientists have documented a wide range of impacts from the polar meltdown, from smaller body sizes to decreasing cub survival rates.

Looking Forward: Benghazi Blues, Climate Wake-Up Calls, and the Importance of Maps

William Bradley | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

In our increasingly goofy political and media culture, climate change was the big issue no one was talking about any more, even as it continued to grow in the real world. Then came the superstorm.

The Real Frankenstorm

Peter Cannavo | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Peter Cannavo

With at least 30 million viewers tuned in to each debate, there was an opportunity for serious discussion of this crisis, or at least a chance for the candidates to argue their differences. Yet, not a word by a candidate, not a single question from a moderator or the town hall audience. Why?

Saving the Arctic Ice: Greenpeace, Greenwashing and Geoengineering (#2)

Nathan Currier | Posted 12.24.2012 | Green
Nathan Currier

Trying to save the arctic is currently the most vital thing in the world, the front lines of the climate war, so let's all applaud Greenpeace for taking up the cause.

Climate Change, Narcissism, Denial, Apocalyptic Anxiety

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 12.10.2012 | Green
Robert D. Stolorow

On October 5, 2012, on the front page of The Huffington Post, appeared a terrifying image of melting arctic ice, accompanied by the chilling headline,...

Saving the Arctic Ice: Greenpeace, Greenwashing and Geoengineering (#1)

Nathan Currier | Posted 12.09.2012 | Green
Nathan Currier

That's right: the volume of arctic sea ice this September minimum was probably about half of what it was, just back in 2007. This figure should deeply trouble any reasonable human being.

Arctic Ice Melt And Sea Level Rise May Be 'Decades Ahead Of Schedule'

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 10.05.2012 | Green

Low-lying island nations threatened by rising sea levels this century could see the disastrous consequences of climate change far sooner than expected...

The Climate Clock Is Ticking: In 42 Days, You Can Elect a U.S. President Who Makes Difference

Bianca Jagger | Posted 11.24.2012 | Green
Bianca Jagger

With 42 days to go until the US presidential elections, now is the time to put climate change at the top of the political agenda. We are at a critical moment in history.

Dwindling Arctic Ice Signals a Clear Need for Change

Rocky Kistner | Posted 09.21.2012 | Green
Rocky Kistner

The dramatic changes happening in the Arctic should send shockwaves through the world about the polluting energy sources we use to power our lives. We can no longer operate in business-as-usual mode.

Arctic Sea Ice Shatters Record Low

Posted 09.19.2012 | Green

From Climate Central's Michael D. Lemonick: Now it’s official: as of September 16, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, the sea ic...

The Very Real Threat of Sea-level Rise to the United States

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 09.18.2012 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

Climate change is no laughing matter. Uncontrolled, human-caused climate change is a real threat to the United States economy, hundreds of millions of Americans, and their local communities.

‘Astounding’ Ice Melt May Lead To More Extreme Winters

Posted 09.13.2012 | Green

From Climate Central: The record loss of Arctic sea ice this summer will echo throughout the weather patterns affecting the U.S. and Europe this wi...

Cold Hands, Determined Hearts

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

I've been an activist since the age of 15. I've seen the inside of a prison cell for the cause, but nobody -- even with experience -- can honestly say that there is no fear when you set out to take action involving risk to personal safety, or the risk of imprisonment.

Climate Problem? What Climate Problem?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

"Isaac Churns Toward New Orleans." "Arctic Sea Ice Hits Record Low, Scientists Say." "Severe Drought Afflicts Nation." "July 2012 Hottest Month on Rec...

8 Stunning Before-And-After Ice Melt Photos

Posted 08.27.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Katherine Butler: Nearly the entire ice cover of Greenland melted in a span of four days this month, more than at any ...

Ice-Free Arctic Summer Days Within A Decade?

Posted 08.15.2012 | Green

Within a decade, the Arctic could possibly see summer days that are ice-free, a British scientist recently warned. Dr. Seymour Laxon, at University...

When It Comes to Greenland's Glaciers, Precedence Doesn't Matter

Joel Plummer | Posted 08.03.2012 | Science
Joel Plummer

Lost in the fray is the simple salient fact that Greenland is losing more and more of its ice to the sea every year. These latest findings, unprecedented or not, don't change the fact that this melt season is one more in a longstanding trend of increasingly higher melt seasons.

'Green News Report' - July 26, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.25.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Drought exp...

No Break in the Breaking News That Our Climate Is Breaking

Neil Wagner | Posted 08.22.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

These are the best of times and the worst of times for the climate change cartoonist field. On the plus side, there is no problem coming up with new ideas. On the down side, there are new, horrifying climate findings being reported every day.

Growing Up, Falling in Love

Robert Koehler | Posted 06.19.2012 | Green
Robert Koehler

We have to begin thinking and organizing ourselves beyond the arbitrary constraints of nations and beyond our current, resource-devouring economic system. We have to imagine a global culture that doesn't pit humanity against nature.

'Green News Report' - March 6, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.06.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Iran war ta...

'Green News Report' - March 1, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.01.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: March roars...

From Antarctica to Bangladesh: The Story of Rising Seas

Al Gore | Posted 04.01.2012 | Green
Al Gore

Here in Antarctica, it's easy to feel isolated from the rest of the world. But as I look at this exquisite continent buried deep under the ice, it's troubling to think about what will happen as this ice melts ever more rapidly.

'Green News Report' - December 22, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.21.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Breaking: M...