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Obama Courting Oil-spill Disaster in Arctic

Miyoko Sakashita | Posted 03.18.2012 | Green
Miyoko Sakashita

Simply put, an offshore oil spill would spell disaster for pristine Arctic waters and for polar bears, bowhead whales, walruses, seals and other irreplaceable Arctic species.

EPA Board Rejects Appeal Of Shell Arctic permit

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 03.14.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell's quest to drill exploratory wells in Arctic waters has received a boost with the affirmation that its fe...

Watch Out Cows -- The Siberian Shelf Makes a Lot of Methane, Too

Rebecca Anderson | Posted 03.11.2012 | Green
Rebecca Anderson

Over the last couple weeks, the climate blogosphere has been lighting up over a recent report that enormous plumes of methane are bubbling to the surface off the coast of eastern Siberia in Russia.

PHOTOS: Exploring Greenland's Supraglacial Lakes

Posted 12.22.2011 | Green

From the International League of Conservation Photographers: What do you think of when you hear the word "scientist" -- white-bearded men scribblin...

'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:...

Keystone Pipeline: Small Part of a Very Big Picture

William Bradley | Posted 02.20.2012 | Green
William Bradley

In the chaos that passes for governance in Washington, the Keystone XL pipeline project looms as a seemingly supreme issue. But it is not. To view it as such is to miss the overall, something our media excels at.

Andrea Stone

Always Ready? For Aging Coast Guard Fleet, Not So Much

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

BALTIMORE -- Cmdr. William Lane climbs down a steep ladder deep within the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bear. Stepping over a pipe with paint blistered ...

'Green News Report' - December 20, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.19.2012 | 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: Rush Limb...

Global Warming: What Happens When You Factor Out the Other Factors

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

2011-12-14-Screenshot20111214at6.04.10PM.jpg Has the warming trend slowed in the 2000s? Yes and no.

'Green News Report' - December 13, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.12.2012 | 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: Climate c...

President Obama Risks the Arctic and His Voter Base

Philip Radford | Posted 02.07.2012 | Green
Philip Radford

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'Green News Report' - December 6, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.05.2012 | 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: It's not ...

'Green News Report' - December 1, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.31.2012 | 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: Newt make...

One Critical Reason to Cut Global Warming Pollution Now: The Amazing Polar Bear

Kassie Siegel | Posted 01.16.2012 | Green
Kassie Siegel

Polar bears fasting on land lose about two pounds per day, and it's not clear how much longer it will be before the ice freezes and bears here can go back out onto the ice to hunt seals.

The Arctic and Responsible Adaptation to Climate Change

Ryan Schuchard | Posted 01.11.2012 | San Francisco
Ryan Schuchard

Our growing exploitation of the Arctic represents a first chapter in the world's efforts to adapt to climate change, and we need to start having serious conversations about what just and responsible business looks like.

Pacific Walruses Suffer From Unknown Disease Similar to Alaska Ringed Seals

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 12.28.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Arctic ringed seals aren't the only marine mammal suffering an unusual skin-lesion outbreak along Alaska's northern coasts.

Andrew Burmon

A Thawed Plan: How Warming Complicates Cruising The Canadian Arctic

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.27.2011 | Travel

The melting of Arctic ice first made the Northwest Passage passable for a cruise ship in 1984, creating an opportunity for outfitters to cater to thos...

Why Is Coke Going White?

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 12.26.2011 | Green

Have you seen the new Coke can yet? Beginning November 1, 1.4 billion of Coke's famous red cans will be turning white in honor of the world's polar be...

'Green News Report' - October 25, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.25.2011 | 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: The most ...

'Green News Report' - October 20, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.20.2011 | 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: EPA, 'gre...

Simple Equation Predicts Doom for Polar Bears (VIDEO)

David Mizejewski | Posted 12.20.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

It all really boils down to a simple equation: sea ice + seals on the sea ice = healthy polar bear populations. Take away the ice and polar bears can't hunt seals and their populations decline.

Record-Setting Explorer Eric Larsen: Why And How He Does It

Avital Andrews | Posted 12.18.2011 | Travel
Avital Andrews

Eric Larsen, 40, is the first person to have reached the South Pole, the North Pole and the summit of Mount Everest within the span of one year. The goal is to get people to care -- and do something -- about climate change, the effects of which Larsen saw first hand on his journeys.

'Green News Report' - October 6, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.06.2011 | 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: Coal is a...

'Green News Report' - September 20 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.20.2011 | 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: The Presi...

Arctic Sea Ice Shrinks To Second Lowest Level

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Arctic sea ice melted this summer to the second lowest level since record-keeping began more than 50 years ago, scientists reported Thur...