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Redefining Business Purpose: Driving Societal and Systems Transformation

Paul Polman | Posted 01.26.2015 | Green
Paul Polman

Inequality has widened, one in eight people still go to bed hungry and climate change threatens everything we have achieved since the 1960s. Half a century of progress stands to be wiped out within a generation.

Climate Change This Week: State of the Climate, Solar Rise, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.26.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. OO A "Cheesy Love Story" : The Fun Ad Doritos Doesn't Want You to See - palm oil...

The Bully Mentality -- Part II

Harlan Green | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business
Harlan Green

It's called the bully mentality that we have mentioned before. Bullies are those who want to dominate others without regard to reason or even common sense. And they appear periodically when prevailing cultures or societies lack strong leadership--positive leadership, that is.

The View on Climate Change Is Different From 4.5 Feet

Kelly Chang | Posted 01.23.2015 | Green
Kelly Chang

While the top climate university professors disparage about our future, youth seem to remain hopeful, even excited to take on the challenge of climate change, despite being the generation that will likely be most affected.

'Green News Report' - January 22, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.22.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

President Obama's State of the Union focuses on climate change; Republicans' sneaky move to give the Keystone XL pipeline a new name; Yellowstone River pipeline spill spews oil and cancer-causing benzene; PLUS: Yes, Republicans vote climate change is not a hoax -- but there's a catch.

The Climate Post: Obama Tackles Climate Change In State Of The Union Address

Tim Profeta | Posted 01.22.2015 | Green
Tim Profeta

The president obliquely alluded to the Keystone pipeline, which would carry oil from Canadian tar sands to the United States, by noting the need to take a comprehensive look at infrastructure development.

Why the Planet Is Doomed

Nigel Barber | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics
Nigel Barber

One solution to carbon pollution is a more economical lifestyle. Sharing cars, living in smaller homes, and generally saving energy are obvious ways to mitigate global warming. Will we adopt them, or will we continue with a more wasteful lifestyle?

'Green News Report' - January 20, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.20.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Confirmed. Again. NASA and NOAA find 2014 breaks record for hottest yea...

Climate Change: 2014 Hottest Yet, Oceans Threatened, Solar Trees, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.19.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.

The State of the Environment

Rhea Suh | Posted 01.20.2015 | Green
Rhea Suh

The fact is all of us depend on healthy natural systems for our prosperity, our progress, our very existence. The state of those systems is imperiled. We need our political leaders in Washington to help create a more promising future for our children, not put it at greater risk.

'Green News Report' - January 15, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.16.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama's big move to cut methane emissions - but there's a catch; West Virginia and the fight for science in science textbooks; Good news and bad news on sea level rise.

The Climate Post: House and Senate Votes, Court Decision Shorten Road to Keystone Decision

Tim Profeta | Posted 01.16.2015 | Green
Tim Profeta

On Monday the Senate passed a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline in a procedural vote just shy of the 67 votes needed to override a veto, setting...

Kate Sheppard

White House Unveils Plan to Cut Methane Emissions 40-45 Percent In Next Decade

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House announced on Wednesday that it is setting new goals for reducing methane emissions in the oil and gas sector, aiming to ...

'Green News Report' - January 13, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.13.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Keystone XL pipeline clears Nebraska court hurdle, moves to US Senate; ...

A Wild Answer to Climate Change

Vance G. Martin | Posted 01.14.2015 | Green
Vance G. Martin

It's the start of a new year and we need new ways to get the message out there. Climate change is a threat, wilderness is necessary as a solution, and we're all better off with more of wild nature intact.

Climate Leadership Under China's Economic Domination?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 01.12.2015 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Now that China can claim economic leadership, will it use its influence to lead environmental policy as well? Now that China can claim economic leadership, will it use its influence to lead environmental policy as well?

Important Electric Car Lessons Cruising Under the Radar

Gina Coplon-Newfield | Posted 01.13.2015 | Green
Gina Coplon-Newfield

A widespread switch to EVs is one key way to slash emissions, so our "charge" (sorry, pun intended) was to estimate the potential impact of EV policy and program options in order to identify which ones are most likely to increase EV sales.

Climate Change This Week: The Heat Is On, A Wind Power Tree, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.20.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Japan Meteorological Agency is the first of 4 major global temperature recordkee...

'Green News Report' - January 8, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.08.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: America's first high-speed rail line breaks ground in CA; Environment to lose another champion in the Senate; More tank problems one year after WV toxic chemical spill.

The Climate Post: EPA Delays Release of Carbon Emissions Rules for Power Plants

Tim Profeta | Posted 01.08.2015 | Green
Tim Profeta

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is delaying the release of carbon emissions rules for all power plants and will publish them for new as well as existing plants at the same time mid-summer.

'Green News Report' -- January 6, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.06.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: WHILE WE WERE OUT: The planet had its hottest year in recorded history;...

Climate Change This Week: Foul Fracking Fumes, Solar Sponge, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.05.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Why the US China Climate Deal Is Real - because their rapid development of fo...

10 Ways to Be More Environmentally Friendly

Ashley Massis | Posted 12.31.2014 | Green
Ashley Massis

Even one environmentally friendly change can help our growing climate change issues. No only will you be lessening your carbon footprint, but can reduce your costs with these environmentally friendly tips.

Climate Change This Week: No Forests -- No Farming, Divine Divestment, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.29.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.

How the League Was Busy Making Democracy Work in 2014

Elisabeth MacNamara | Posted 12.29.2014 | Politics
Elisabeth MacNamara

We're excited to celebrate our 95th anniversary in 2015 building on our accomplishments from 2014 -- and setting ambitious goals for the coming year.