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'Green News Report' - August 19, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.19.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another one bites the dust: Oregon denies proposed coal export facility...

What's Carbon Got To Do With It? An Interview With Paul Hawken

Omega Institute | Posted 08.19.2014 | Green
Omega Institute

When you have that sense of connection and infinite permeability, that it is one system in which everything shares a body, then you have to look at climate change as something that's happening for us, not to us. It's a transformation that transforms everything, and it's a gift.

Climate Change This Week: Stormy Constipation, Solar Utility Comeback, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.16.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.

Christina Wilkie

Koch Brothers' Toxic Legacy Detailed In New Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A report released Friday by a top Democratic political research group details what it calls a "legacy" of layoffs and environmental dama...

A Little Touch of Climate-Change Despair

Scott Poynton | Posted 08.14.2014 | Green
Scott Poynton

Do methane bubbles in the Arctic signal a new level in our dangerous game with climate change?

'Green News Report' - August 14, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.14.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Broken climate: Historic storms and floods paralyze cities from Nebrask...

Man-Made Warming Now Number One Cause Of Melting Glaciers

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 08.15.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two-thirds of the recent rapid melting of the world's glaciers can be blamed on humans, a new study finds. ...

'Green News Report' - August 12, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.12.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: If it seems like there's more extreme weather -- you're right; What san...

Big Oil Attacks California's Climate Revolution

Preeti Vissa | Posted 08.12.2014 | Green
Preeti Vissa

Don't be fooled. This is a battle between oil industry profits and the health, well-being and economic survival of California families, and it will set a precedent that will reverberate nationwide.

Climate Change This Week: Mega Methane, Tidal Power, and More

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.11.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 16 2014 How unusua...

'Green News Report' - August 5, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Drinking water ban in Ohio's 4th largest city is over -- for now; Mine ...

Toledo's Troubles: Vivid Example of Why We Need to Act on Climate and Clean Water

Henry Henderson | Posted 08.05.2014 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

The troubles in Toledo this weekend might seem the stuff of science fiction, but the truth is that a major American city, perched along the Great Lakes just went three days without drinking water after pollution poisoned their supply.

How ALEC Fronts for Fossil Fuels

Nick Surgey | Posted 08.04.2014 | Green
Nick Surgey

Even as the Environmental Protection Agency finally attempts to limit carbon dioxide pollution from coal plants, it is meeting resistance at the state level, thanks to a secretive campaign by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Climate Change This Week: The Jet Stream Run Amok, Cheap Wind and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.02.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.

Kate Sheppard

Senate Budget Chair: Climate Costs Are Too Damn High!

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), chair of the Senate Budget Committee, sent a strongly worded letter to her colleagues on Friday urging them...

From the Heart: Americans Speak Out for EPA's Work to Safeguard Health and Curb Climate Change

Frances Beinecke | Posted 08.01.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

In four key cities this week, the Environmental Protection Agency held successful public hearings on its proposal to curb climate change pollution. Hundreds of people marched into the marathon sessions to share why taking this giant step to curb climate change matters to them personally.

'Green News Report' - July 31, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.31.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 20m gallon water main break, amid worst drought in CA history, exposes ...

Protecting Our Climate and the Middle Class

Rep. Chris Van Hollen | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Rep. Chris Van Hollen

By capping carbon emissions, selling permits, and returning the resulting revenue to everyone equally, this "Cap and Dividend" approach achieves the greenhouse gas reductions climate scientists tell us we need to prevent the dangerous consequences of climate change while boosting the purchasing power of American consumers.

'Green News Report' - July 29, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.29.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama Administration approves sonic cannons for offshore oil exploratio...

Stakeholders Clash Over EPA's Clean-Air Rules

AP | By DAN ELLIOTT and RAY HENRY | Posted 07.29.2014 | Green

DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant ...

Climate Change This Week: US Flunks Efficiency, Green Bonds Grow, And More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.

Business as Usual: The US Chamber's History of Fighting Environmental Protection

Gene Karpinski | Posted 07.25.2014 | Green
Gene Karpinski

The EPA's new Clean Power Plan is not difficult to defend. Limiting carbon pollution from power plants, the nation's single largest polluter, will und...

'Green News Report' - July 24, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.24.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Breaking: Sudden storm ravages campground in VA; New rules for explosiv...

'Green News Report' - July 22, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.22.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

Record wildfires burn a million acres in the Pacific Northwest; It's official: June 2014 was the hottest June globally on record; EPA moves to block massive Pebble Mine; California moves to block oil industry polluting groundwater.

The U.S. Must Lead on Climate Threat

Barbra Streisand | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green
Barbra Streisand

If established climate science, unfolding in real time before our eyes, does not prevail in the current Washington debate, then the fate of the world may look a lot like the dystopia popular in much of current cinema.