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Carbon Waste Will Be Worth More Than the Fuel (VIDEO)

XPRIZE | Posted 04.01.2015 | Green
XPRIZE

Ken Losch of Advanced Green Innovations discusses the future of energy production, and how what we now see as waste will soon be valuable.

Climate Change This Week: Melting Poles, Fading Forest, Solar Soars, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.30.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. As we cut down much of the Amazon forest , much of the rest is starting to die off,...

Kate Sheppard

Mexico Pledges To Hit Peak Emissions By 2026

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Mexican government pledged to hit peak emissions by 2026 in an announcement made Friday. Officials also said that Mexico will cu...

'Green News Report' -- March 26, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.26.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Lots of good and/or hysterical news today! Climate change denier Ted C...

Celebrate March Madness By Turning The Lights Off

Lou Leonard | Posted 03.26.2015 | Green
Lou Leonard

Those negotiations are important, but the games really begin next week. March 31st is the first checkpoint when several countries, including the United States, will announce new targets to reduce climate pollution and other commitments to support climate action.

The Grand Republican Strategy: We Win, You Pay!

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

You never hear the reformocons talk about arithmetic in their speeches. They talk about inequality and upward mobility and the American middle class. They talk about all sorts of expensive new plans, and they never mention that there's a catch.

5 Ways to Get the Masses Charged Up About Electric Cars

Gina Coplon-Newfield | Posted 03.25.2015 | Green
Gina Coplon-Newfield

People already driving electric cars have fallen in love, as shown by off-the-charts customer satisfaction ratings. But for the vast majority of Americans who aren't yet driving electric, how do we get them charged up?

'Green News Report' - March 24, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.24.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Get out your popcorn - Climate change-denying Sen. Ted Cruz is runnin...

Climate Change This Week: Warming Accelerating, US Utilities Going Green, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.31.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Censoring South Florida Sea Level Rise - maybe state employees aren't allowed ...

Live Earth Revived: All Roads Lead to Paris

David Saddington | Posted 03.23.2015 | Green
David Saddington

This is the year of the climate -- and a planetary wide eco-concert on every continent this summer confirms it!

The Emergence and Importance of President Obama's Climate Policy

Steven Cohen | Posted 03.24.2015 | Green
Steven Cohen

When coupled with EPA's slow and steady progress to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act, this change in government's own operations begins to resemble a meaningful federal climate policy.

'Green News Report' - March 19, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.19.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

Got comments, tips, love letters, hate mail? Drop us a line at GreenNews@BradBlog.com or right here at the comments link below. All GNRs are always archived at GreenNews.BradBlog.com.

Kate Sheppard

Obama Calls On Federal Agencies To Reduce Emissions 40 Percent By 2025

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Thursday committing the federal government to cutting its own emissions 40 percent b...

An Awesome, Under-Recognized Opportunity to Act on Climate

Diana Donlon | Posted 03.18.2015 | Green
Diana Donlon

As a plant-lover I've always appreciated healthy soil, but it wasn't until I heard a rancher named Richard King explain how rebuilding the organic matter in soils has the potential to store tons of atmospheric carbon that I got true religion.

The EPA Should Strengthen the Clean Power Plan

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | Posted 03.18.2015 | Green
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

We've seen speculation in the press over the past weeks that the EPA might relax its proposed standards and timetable for states to reduce dangerous carbon pollution from power plants. That would be heading in the wrong direction.

Energy Efficiency and Renewables: The Cheapest, Smartest Way for States to Cut Carbon Pollution

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | Posted 03.18.2015 | Green
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

Every state generates electricity from a unique mix of resources, which is why the EPA designed so much flexibility into the Clean Power Plan. Each state has the opportunity to craft its own approach to cut carbon pollution. And the best methods by far when it comes to reducing pollution, protecting health, and creating jobs come from renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Challenging Our Children's Carbon Footprint

Ella Jameson | Posted 03.18.2015 | Green
Ella Jameson

If you do have children, perhaps one of the most valuable lessons you can impart from a young age is the importance of living as greenly as possible - because after all, it's our children, and our children's children, who will feel the effects of our carbon footprints the most.

'Green News Report' - March 17, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.17.2015 | 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 we...

Climate Change This Week: The Chinese Connection, Solar Jobs Fly, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.16.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Climate Change, the Elevator Pitch: Richard Alley, Climate Scientist -- and R...

Conscious Decoupling: Divorcing Economy and Emissions

Climate Nexus | Posted 03.16.2015 | Green
Climate Nexus

This divorce between emissions and economy is one of the most promising developments imaginable. For too long conventional wisdom decreed that the only way to reduce emissions would be to reduce economic development, but 2014 data shows that may no longer to be true.

Ridley's Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Fixates on the Past and Ignores the Present to Try and Predict the Future

Climate Nexus | Posted 03.15.2015 | Green
Climate Nexus

Ridley's assertion that because fossil fuels provided the energy for development in the past means they should keep investing in fossil fuel infrastructure is like saying that developing countries should build punch-card computers for their technological needs.

Carbon Emissions Stabilized In 2014

Climate Central | Bobby Magill | Posted 03.17.2015 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. Solar, wind and other renewables are making such a big difference in greenhouse gas emissions wo...

'Green News Report' - March 12, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.12.2015 | 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

'Green News Report' - March 10, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.10.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another day, another two oil train explosions; In Florida, the first r...

Climate Change This Week: Siberia Holes Up, Solar Over Oil, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.19.2015 | Green
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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ You Can Believe the Senator With a Snowball OR ... After Senator James Inhofe ...