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'Green News Report' - December 8, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.08.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Donald Trump picks climate science denier and fossil fuel industry tool t...

'Green News Report' - November 22, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.22.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: North Dakota police escalate tactics against Dakota Access Pipeline prote...

'Green News Report' - September 20, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.22.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: United Nations landmark climate agreement reaches crucial threshold to en...

Sharing Arctic Assets - How Strategic Cooperation Can Answer US Icebreaking Needs

Tero Vauraste | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Tero Vauraste

The US is currently contemplating the acquisition of replacement heavy icebreakers. The global fleet of about 110 icebreakers is aging rapidly, and other Western nations with icebreaking needs such as Canada, Finland and Sweden have begun icebreaker renewal programs.

Poles Apart - Champagne on ice to Camping on ice in the Space of a Month

Sue Flood | Posted 06.01.2016 | Travel
Sue Flood

My career as a wildlife and travel filmmaker and photographer has taken me to many extreme environments over the last twenty-five years, some inhospitable and potentially dangerous.

Flipping the coin for the Arctic

Daniel Mittler | Posted 05.25.2016 | Green
Daniel Mittler

The tide is turning on Arctic protection. Actors that you may not have expected to play a role, are now stepping up to protect the Arctic; to embrace ...

'Green News Report' - February 11, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.11.2017 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Bernie Sanders slams Republicans on climate change denial after landslide...

7 Artists: On the Arctic

Louisiana Channel | Posted 12.10.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Follow us to one of the most fascinating yet endangered places on Earth. While politicians discuss climate change, we have asked seven artists about their relation to and work within the Arctic.

Our Alaskan Community Needs the Government to Save Us

Robin Bronen | Posted 11.24.2016 | Science
Robin Bronen

The no action option for Shishmaref is the annihilation of our community. We are unique, and need to be valued as a national treasure by the people of the United States. We deserve the attention and help of the American people and the federal government.

Our Future Generations Can Teach Us a Thing or Two About Arctic Drilling

Cindy Shogan | Posted 08.28.2016 | Green
Cindy Shogan

Last week, President Obama made a terribly risky decision for the Arctic. His administration cleared the final hurdle that allows for drilling into oil-bearing zones in the Arctic Ocean, approving one of Shell Oil's modified drilling permits for the Chukchi Sea.

Blockade of Shell Icebreaker: A Human Tipping Point in Pacific Northwest?

Daphne Wysham | Posted 07.31.2016 | Green
Daphne Wysham

Members of the Climate Action Coalition in Portland, OR, together with Greenpeace activists made history on July 30 when they forced the MSV Fennica, Shell Oil's Arctic icebreaker, to stand down, delaying its departure by approximately 40 hours.

New Evidence: We Can Stop Rising Temperatures in Time to Save Polar Bears

Dr. Steven C. Amstrup | Posted 06.20.2015 | Green
Dr. Steven C. Amstrup

Current multi-year droughts in the western U.S. and elsewhere force policy leaders to recognize that the challenge is not just for poor people living in faraway places. Challenges of food and water security are here now. Our leaders are awakening to the fact that, even if scientists cannot attribute current drought entirely to human-caused climate change, this is what climate change looks like -- and we don't like that look.

Land-Based Food Won't Sustain Polar Bears in a Low-Ice Arctic, Study Says

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 06.02.2015 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

As summer and autumn sea ice diminishes in the Arctic Sea, polar bears spending more time on shore have been spotted eating eggs, hunting down the nesting birds that lay them, hunting other land animals and even chewing on edible plants growing onshore. But is that enough to sustain them in an ice-scarce Arctic? No, says a new study.

Last Chance To Save Imperiled Arctic

Richard Steiner | Posted 05.24.2015 | Green
Richard Steiner

Society has a historic choice to make with the Arctic. Should we continue our industrial expansion into one of the last wild areas of the world, further degrading its environment? Or, should we choose to protect and sustain this magnificent place?

Arctic Sea Ice Hits Record Low Winter Maximum

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2015 | Green

OSLO, March 19 (Reuters) - Arctic sea ice this year is the smallest in winter since satellite records began in 1979, in a new sign of long-term climat...

'Green News Report' - March 17, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.17.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another Category 5 storm wreaks devastation in the Pacific; Extreme weat...

'Green News Report' - March 12, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.12.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

Sec. John Kerry slams climate change deniers in government; More whistleblowers corroborate a Florida ban on 'climate change'; Solar energy is booming, in the good, non-explosive, jobs-creating kind of way

As UN Releases Climate Report, One Expert Predicts Ice-Free Arctic by 2020

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 01.03.2015 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

REYKJAVIK, Iceland -- Get ready to order those beach umbrellas in Barrow. One of the leading authorities on the physics of northern seas is predicting...

'Green News Report' - October 2, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.02.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Tide turns against climate change deniers, as even Rupert Murdoch dumps r...

Researchers Observe Gnarly Waves In Arctic Ocean For First Time

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.30.2014 | Green

Surfers may know the shores of Australia or Hawaii as some of the prime surfing spots around the world. But swells in the Arctic Ocean? That's a new o...

What It's Like To Be A Polar Bear

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.09.2014 | Green

What's it like to be a polar bear as the amount of sea ice shrinks from right beneath you? This new video released by the U.S. Geological Survey migh...

Arctic Sea Ice Peak Is 5th Lowest on Record

LiveScience | Becky Oskin, Senior Writer | Posted 04.08.2014 | Green

Despite a late-season boost from the cold weather patterns similar to those that blasted England with terrific storms in February, Arctic sea ice is s...

U.S. Navy Eyes Greater Presence In Arctic

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2014 | Green

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy is mapping out how to expand its presence in the Arctic beginning about ...

WATCH: The Arctic Has Lost A SHOCKING Amount Of Older Ice

Posted 02.18.2014 | Green

Take a second and watch older Arctic sea ice -- represented by white and lighter colors -- expand and retreat in this animation. By the end of the tim...

5 Ways Outer Space Taught Us About Earth in 2013

Lauren Lyons | Posted 02.28.2014 | Science
Lauren Lyons

Some of the stories that most need telling are not the big-ticket tales of human spaceflight and new exoplanet discoveries. For most people, it's the less flashy things that can mean the most in the lives of people right down here on Earth.