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Carbon Emission

Fossil Fuels: A Present We Can't Unwrap

Anders Levermann | Posted 09.17.2016 | Green
Anders Levermann

In only 200 years or so, we will have burned all fossil fuel on the planet. Coal, oil and gas are a gift to those who own them and as long as they can be sold for more than it costs to get them out the ground there is no economic brake for carbon emissions. We need to solve this problem

A Dirty Pledge

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Originally posted on The MarkUp. On Thursday, House Republicans issued their roadmap for the midterm elections and the next legislative session. It's...

It's a Bird! It's A Plane! No, actually, it's Tons of Carbon?!

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

I was wondering, why is it that commercial air travel is considered so non-green? It seems unjust that my efforts to live green all year are negated by a few flights to Sierra Club headquarters and a trip or two to visit my parents.

Defining Justice for Environmental Refugees

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

There is a growing group of people in our world who are in a legal limbo: environmental refugees. And this problem is only going to get bigger as time goes on.

Obama's Team Has Fought Each Other On Environment Since 1997

New York Times | JOHN M. BRODER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Mr. Summers, then the deputy Treasury secretary, said at the time that there was a compelling scientific case for action on global warming but that a ...