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The GOP Is The Only Major Political Party In The World That Believes Climate Science Is A Hoax

John Tirman | Posted 11.27.2015 | Politics
John Tirman

Virtually every player at the Paris conference fully understands the grotesque extremism gripping the GOP. It is an embarrassing spectacle, unique among world powers. But the embarrassment is trivial. More than ever, the stakes involved in U.S. leadership are the highest conceivable.

From Lofty Perch, CLAIRE Will Bring Climate Pollution Down to Earth

James Glave | Posted 11.25.2015 | Science
James Glave

This coming April, a rocket will lift off from an island off the east coast of India and launch CLAIRE--a powerful new tool in the global effort to combat carbon pollution.

'Green News Report' -- November 24, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.24.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: A carbon tax is coming for Alberta's dirty tar sands; Obama says U.N. c...

The Case For A Meat Tax

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business

A lot of the talk around fighting climate change is focused on big business and the auto industry. But what about meat?  The livestock sector gen...

Climate Change This Week: One Degree Closer to Catastrophe, the Clean Surge, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.25.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Last time we checked, global warming and climate change still exist for the same reasons as before. Sustained public pressure will now be needed to force politicians to take the next critical actions on climate.

Another Year to Give Thanks... For Holiday Deals!

Mike Bellamente | Posted 11.23.2015 | Green
Mike Bellamente

Many would argue, though, that in order for our monkey-brained congressional leaders (no offense to monkeys) to agree to a level playing field on climate with other world powers, we must first see the demand from voters within. This is precisely where #BlueMarbleLove is meant to act as our call to arms to the American public to show that we stand aligned on the need to address climate change.

Family Forests: Not All Benefits Or Threats Are Equal

Tom Martin | Posted 11.23.2015 | Green
Tom Martin

To date, 2015 has been one of the worst fire seasons in history with 9.8 million total acres destroyed. Despite the fact that so many of our West's forests are part of federal lands, wildfire is not just a public lands issue.

As Chevy Ends Award-Winning Sustainability Plan, The Climate Is Just As Screwed As Ever

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business

Should an automobile company be applauded for its contributions to the environment when its core business is fundamental in destroying it? Well, Chevr...

'Green News Report' - November 19, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.19.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: House Republicans double-down in their ongoing war against climate scie...

Congress' Carbon For Safety Charade

Margo T. Oge | Posted 11.20.2015 | Green
Margo T. Oge

There is no science that suggests that any of these technologies reduces fuel consumption or pollution. Instead, the House bill is arbitrary, unscientific and removes the incentives for the automakers that have led to so many advances in efficiency.

EPA Initiates Tough New Limits On Smokestack Emissions

AP | Nico Pitney | Posted 11.18.2015 | Politics

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'Green News Report' - November 17, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.17.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Climate and energy get short shrift in 2nd Democratic Presidential Deb...

Carbon And Values: Change Begins On Campus

Jonathan Lash | Posted 11.17.2015 | College
Jonathan Lash

The building's value to us is in what it teaches about possibility, and the questions it compels us to ask about what is right in how we impact our surroundings. Honestly, why are buildings today built any other way? What will compel the construction of more living buildings?

Senate Attacks Obama’s Landmark Climate Rules

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 11.18.2015 | Politics

The Senate voted Tuesday to block key pillars of President Barack Obama’s climate change agenda. In a 52 to 46 vote, the Senate passed a resolu...

'Green News Report' - November 12, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.12.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 'GNR' Special Coverage: 2016 Republican and Democratic Presidential ca...

What The Keystone XL Victory Means For The Future Of Climate Leadership

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | Posted 11.11.2015 | Green
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

I have continually found inspiration in this campaign--from the First Nations leaders who showed me the tar sands strip mines to the friends who got arrested with me outside the White House to Nebraskans who came to D.C. to show their deep love of their land and water.

'Green News Report' - November 10, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.10.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: A very bad week for fossil fuels: Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline; ...

Climate Change This Week: The Chocolate Connection, Faltering Forests, a Solar Alliance, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.10.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon What We Lose when the forests of As...

World's Pledges To Reduce Carbon Emissions Aren't Enough, UN Warns

The Huffington Post | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.17.2015 | Politics

Countries around the world are pledging to cut their carbon emissions ahead of next month's climate meeting in Paris, part of a desperate team effort...

The Climate Post: Countries Position Themselves for Paris Climate Talks

Tim Profeta | Posted 11.05.2015 | Green
Tim Profeta

In a joint statement on Monday, China and France signaled that any deal reached at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, Nov. 30-Dec. 11, should include five-year reviews of emissions reductions commitments in order to "promote efficient implementation."

'Green News Report' - November 5, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.05.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Koch Brothers claim they are environmental stewards; New legislation to...

U.S. Electric Sector Expected To Hit Lowest Emissions In 20 Years

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business

The U.S. electric sector is expected to hit its lowest carbon emissions since 1995 this year, partly due to the widespread closure of coal-power...

'Green News Report' - November 3, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.03.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: First-ever hurricane for the nation of Yemen; Hillary Clinton come...

World Leaders Getting Read To Rumble Over Carbon Emission Reductions -- Not A Moment Too Soon

Belinda Waymouth | Posted 11.03.2015 | Green
Belinda Waymouth

COP21 doesn't just concern scientists, policy makers, business interests and environmental groups -- it's an all-hands-on-deck moment. We, the people, need a serious and binding climate change mitigating treaty - for real this time, please.

Carbon's Not the Only One: Progress Expected on Reducing HFCs

Frances Beinecke | Posted 11.03.2015 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Safer chemicals and more energy efficient technologies can provide cooling without severe climate implications. Shifting to these alternatives could avoid the equivalent of 12 times the current annual carbon pollution of the United States by 2050.