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This Earth Day, Put People Before Polluters

Elisabeth MacNamara | Posted 04.18.2014 | Green
Elisabeth MacNamara

This Earth Day, put people before polluters. If supporters like you stand up and demand the strongest standard possible, we can put our country -- and our planet -- on the path to a sustainable future and ensure a cleaner, healthier future for everyone.

Kate Sheppard

EPA Says Power Plant Rules Will Be Ready By June 1 Deadline

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency says it is on pace to release its new draft standards for cutting greenhouse gas emissions from exis...

Climate Change This Week: Super Cheap Solutions, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.18.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 17 2014 How unusua...

'Green News Report' - April 17, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.17.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: One year since the deadly West, TX fertilizer explosion: has anything c...

NRDC Action Fund and LCV Combine Forces to Represent the Public Interest in Politics

Frances Beinecke | Posted 04.17.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

The vision of a cleaner, more sustainable future is a powerful force. Fossil fuel companies spent heavily in the 2012 elections. Despite that massive investment, Americans swept clean energy and environmental champions into office around the nation.

'Green News Report' - April 15, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.15.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Green News Report Special Coverage: The UN Intergovernmental Panel on C...

U.S. More Than Half Way Towards 2020 Greenhouse Gas Pledge

Reuters | Posted 04.16.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON, April 15 (Reuters) - U.S. greenhouse gas emissions fell nearly 10 percent from 2005 to 2012, more than halfway toward the United States'...

Choose Wisely...

Michael Brune | Posted 04.15.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

The Climate Action Plan that President Obama announced last year is full of good ideas, and his administration has already done more to address carbon pollution than any other has. Unfortunately, a hard look at the numbers shows that all this progress could be undermined by one bad choice -- expanding fossil fuel production.

A Greenhouse Gas Fast for Lent and Passover

Donna Henes | Posted 04.13.2014 | Religion
Donna Henes

Perhaps we need to undertake a Greenhouse Gas Fast during this holy season. How about giving up carbon emissions for Passover and Lent? This sacrifice would ritualize our intention to abstain from wanton waste by pursuing a more sustainable way of life.

Time to Leave Our Bad Carbon Boyfriend

Bob Brinkmann | Posted 04.11.2014 | Green
Bob Brinkmann

But break-ups happen all the time and we find ways to move on and survive. We make choices to make our lives better for the future. I think it is time to admit that as a society we need to break up with our bad boyfriend, carbon.

'Green News Report' - April 10, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.10.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Rightwing Heartland Institute says 'climate change will be good for you...

Climate Change, Media, Psychology & the Denial of Death

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 04.10.2014 | Green
Mitchell J. Rabin

On the standard, commercial television channels we hear about extreme weather virtually every single day. Droughts in the southwest hardly seen since...

Climate Change This Week: The Ultimate Reality Series, Zombie Oil, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.10.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 9, 2014 How unusua...

Powerful New Showtime Series Tells the Story of Life in the Age of Climate Change

Frances Beinecke | Posted 04.10.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

This story reveals once again that climate change isn't just about melting glaciers and polar bears. It's about people -- people losing their homes, their livelihoods, and their dreams for their children.

We Are Still Locked in for a Certain Amount of Global Warming

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 04.09.2014 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

Analysts now hope that commitment by the world's three largest emitters will pave the way for a strong accord in 2015.

'Green News Report' - April 8, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.08.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Study finds CNN and Fox 'News' FAIL on climate change; CNN looks for mi...

Kate Sheppard

Wind Power Is Trimming U.S. CO2 Emissions: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.04.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The growth of wind power in the United States is putting a significant dent in emissions, according to a forthcoming report from the Ame...

Climate Change This Week: Major Climate Change Report, Moves on Methane, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.04.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 3, 2014 How unusua...

'Green News Report' - April 3, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.03.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Startlingly blunt U.N. climate report warns window of opportunity to ac...

'Green News Report' - April 1, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: "The tide goes in, the tide goes out, never a miscommunication." -- It'...

Protecting and Growing Forests to Save the Climate -- a Business Opportunity for Latin America?

Renat Heuberger | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green
Renat Heuberger

The start of this year's World Economic Forum on Latin America in Panama coincides with a landmark in the research on climate change: More than 2000 s...

The Heat Is On!

Anita Verma-Lallian | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green
Anita Verma-Lallian

People have probably heard more than enough about global warming -- whether it exists or doesn't -- but judging by the severity of storms over the past four months, no one can deny that 'something' is going on.

Kate Sheppard

White House Releases Plan To Address Potent Greenhouse Gas

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House released a new strategy Friday to address methane emissions from landfills, mines, agriculture, and the oil and gas sect...

Climate Change This Week: Clean Energy Calls, Science Signals, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.28.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Mar 27 2014 4 How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate chang...

'Green News Report' - March 27, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.27.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Was logging a factor in deadly Washington landslide?; New BP oil spill ...