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Green News Report: March 29, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.29.2011 | 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: Fallout f...

Green News Report: March 24, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: Update on...

Alaska Killer Whales Ambushing Gray Whales in Aleutians

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

It was early May, a time when the epic gray whale migration to the Arctic had reached the Unimak Pass entrance to the Bering Sea. A group of killer wh...

Misrepresenting Climate Science: Cherry-Picking Data to Hide the Disappearance of Arctic Ice

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

As the climate science continues to strengthen, and as the observational data around the world continue to accumulate, those who deny the reality or severity of human-induced climate change are getting increasingly desperate.

Polar Bear Swims for 9 days in Search of Sea Ice

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Along the bear's eastward journey, she lost her yearling cub and 22 percent of her body weight: more than 100 pounds.

A Letter to Santa Claus

Sen. Robert Menendez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sen. Robert Menendez

Dear Santa Claus, I am writing out of concern, because you may have to move from the North Pole due to the dramatic melting of Arctic sea ice.

Green News Report: August 12, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: Russia's f...

Freak April Rain Showers Hit Canadian Arctic

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Hoggan

While the Gulf of Mexico continues to choke on oil from a man-made disaster, the Arctic is experiencing another form of man-made onslaught thanks to climate change.

Summer Solstice Meets Record Low Arctic Ice

Benjamin Strauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Benjamin Strauss

As the climate has warmed over recent decades, high temperatures have arrived earlier on average, and a symphony of seasonal events along with them, from plant blooming dates to animal migrations to peak flow levels in snow-fed streams.

Global Warming Opens Up Arctic For Undersea Cable

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Global warming has melted so much Arctic ice that a telecommunication group is moving forward with a project that was unthin...

Firestorm in the Arctic: Al Gore Vindicated on Comments in Copenhagen

Jeff Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Goldstein

If Gore is caught twisting the truth -- even lying -- is it good for sales and readership? Does it matter whether he did or not, because perception is reality today, not truth?

Methane Seeps Into the UN

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Giles Slade

Pure methane gas is now bubbling up from underwater vents across our polar regions and escaping into the atmosphere where it adds to global-warming.

New Film Reminds Us to Protect Ocean Economic Vitality from Global Warming

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

The long-term vitality of many important industries rests entirely on the vitality of the oceans, and right now, they are threatened by something called ocean acidification.

Green News Report - August 11, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

Is climate change a threat to national security?

Neighborhood Watch on Planet Earth

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Winship

One of the most valuable contributions of our exploration of the skies has been the knowledge gained from being able to examine our own earthly neighborhood from the distance of space.

Green News Report - July 28, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

U.S.-China summit begins today in D.C.; Arctic ice photos finally declassified... PLUS: Chicken feathers! For both biodiesel and Republican Senators..

Newly Released US Military Spy Satellite Images Show Massive Arctic Ice Melt

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

While most people don't need any more proof that the Arctic is melting, new spy satellite photos released by the U.S. Military today put the nail in the climate change coffin.

Tales from the Arctic and Obama's Polar Bear Decision

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

A monumental and potentially catastrophic change is happening in the North, and yet most of us have no idea what it looks like or what it means for our lives down here.

Study: Arctic Sea Ice Melting Faster Than Expected

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Arctic sea ice is melting so fast most of it could be gone in 30 years. A new analysis of changing conditions in the region, using ...

Take Action During a Bad Week for Polar Bears

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

It's been a hard week for polar bears. Last Wednesday, the New York Times reported that scientists and officials from the five Arctic nations conclude...

Melting Snow Prompts Change In Italian-Swiss Border

The Independent | Peter Popham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Global warming is dissolving the Alpine glaciers so rapidly that Italy and Switzerland have decided they must re-draw their national border to take ac...

U.S. Geological Survey: Climate Change Faster Than Reported

Los Angeles Times | Juliet Eilperin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Reporting from Washington -- The United States faces the possibility of much more rapid climate change by the end of the century than previous studies...

Arctic Ice Melt Of Over Two Trillion Tons Has Occurred Since 2003

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — More than 2 trillion tons of land ice in Greenland, Antarctica and Alaska have melted since 2003, according to new NASA satellite d...

Arctic Ice Melt At Point Of No Return

The Independent | Steve Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scientists have found the first unequivocal evidence that the Arctic region is warming at a faster rate than the rest of the world at least a decade b...

Arctic sea ice drops to 2nd lowest level on record

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN and DAN JOLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — More ominous signs Wednesday have scientists saying that a global warming "tipping point" in the Arctic seems to be happening befor...