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'Green News Report' - July 25, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.24.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - July 23, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.22.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - July 18, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.17.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Decreasing Ice, Increasing Risk: The New World of Arctic Tourism

C.B. Bernard | Posted 07.17.2013 | Green
C.B. Bernard

The combined effects of technology, development, industry, and tourism continue to shrink the world, and we're losing wild places all the time -- but as humans, we're still drawn to them. As we're forced farther and farther afield "to get away from it all," as they were doing, the risk grows.

How 3 Million People Climbed Europe's Tallest Building

James Turner | Posted 09.11.2013 | Green
James Turner

It was still dark when Victoria and five other young women emerged from a customized truck to climb the Shard, Europe's biggest skyscraper. She was ca...

'Green News Report' - July 11, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.10.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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20 Tourists Stranded On Ice Floe In Canadian Arctic

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.26.2013 | Travel

Twenty tourists looking to "get away from it all" in the Canadian Arctic went a little farther than expected earlier this week when they found themsel...

Columbia University Hosts Panel on Climate Change Amid Kafkaesque Presidential Communication Failure

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 08.25.2013 | Green
Alison Winfield Burns

Dear Mr. President, I voted for you in 2008 and was chosen as one of your Organizing Fellows during the campaign. Alumni love you here at Columbia. We do. But propagating misinformation about climate change is a no-no.

Time for a South China Sea Council

Scott J. Shackelford | Posted 08.18.2013 | World
Scott J. Shackelford

With some luck, a pole of peace could be replicated to cool tensions in a regional hotspot. And you never know, before long the Arctic nations could be applying to the SCSC for observer status.

The Far North of Experience

Rebecca Solnit | Posted 08.13.2013 | Home
Rebecca Solnit

One summer some years ago, on a peninsula jutting off another peninsula off the west coast of Iceland, I lived among strangers and birds. That summer among the terns, I lived at latitude 65, about as far north as Fairbanks, Alaska, and one degree south of the Arctic Circle.

How Much Does The Arctic Contribute To Climate Change?

Posted 06.13.2013 | Green

From Becky Oskin, LiveScience Staff Writer: Tons of carbon and methane lie under the Arctic tundra, trapped in ice. The frozen ground, called perma...

Arctic Station Evacuated After Ice Melts Underneath It

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green

Research at Russia's North Pole-40, a station located aboard an ice floe in the Arctic, has ceased following an emergency evacuation of personnel. The...

Not Your Average Safari

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.10.2013 | Travel

You've heard about African safari getaways that traverse jungles and survey wildlife. But did you know it's possible to get up-close and personal with...

'Green News Report' - May 30, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.30.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - May 28, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.28.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - May 16, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.16.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Why Break the Ice? Talking About the New "Great Game"

Kitty Pilgrim | Posted 07.16.2013 | World
Kitty Pilgrim

We should not romanticize the region, talking about seals and bears and melting ice. Hard-headed attention is called for. We should all be concerned about this critical moment in which the future of the Arctic is being discussed.

'Green News Report' - May 14, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.14.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Climate Change and the Future of the Arctic

John Kerry | Posted 07.14.2013 | World
John Kerry

Our warming planet means the Arctic's ecosystem is experiencing significant, rapid shifts with far-reaching consequences. All of the changes in the Arctic must change the way we approach the region.

The Climate Post: Arctic Experiencing More Than Just Melt

Tim Profeta | Posted 07.10.2013 | Green
Tim Profeta

Increasing carbon dioxide emissions and freshwater runoff challenge the ocean's ability to neutralize acidification -- an imbalance caused by absorption of the greenhouse gas from the air.

'Green News Report' - May 9, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.09.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - May 7, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.07.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Global Cooling? Russian Specter of New Cooling Period Alarms Alaskans.

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 07.03.2013 | Science
Alaska Dispatch News

Snow fell on the Anchorage Hillside again Thursday. The National Weather Service was forecasting up to an inch by the end of the day. And for Alaskans...

Sea Ice Loss Could Alter Arctic Air Chemistry

Posted 04.24.2013 | Green

From Andrea Thompson, OurAmazingPlanet Managing Editor: Over the past 30 years, the Arctic has warmed more than any other place on the planet, and ...

Remembering the Consequences of Deepwater Horizon

Cindy Shogan | Posted 06.19.2013 | Green
Cindy Shogan

The infrastructure to clean up a spill in the Arctic Ocean is non-existent -- the U.S. Coast Guard is 1,000 miles away -- and there is no demonstrated response capability. The Arctic's harsh and chaotic environment would make any cleanup effort a nightmare.