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Targeting Climate Change: The Solutions to CO2 Emissions are Out There

XPRIZE | Posted 01.20.2017 | Green
XPRIZE

By Paul Bunje We at XPRIZE take aim at the world's Grand Challenges and inspire people to solve them. Among these challenges, climate change stands...

Green News Report - January 19, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.19.2017 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

In today's Radio Report: President Obama announces big changes for Big Coal and Big Oil on public lands; Republicans heart fracking in sixth GOP debate; finally, corporate media asks a debate question on climate change...to Democrats

Climate Change This Week: Future Major Power Disruption, Clean Energy Pays, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.19.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Deforestation is one of the fastest ways that environments are changing dramatically, while climate change is creating vast fast changes on a global scale.

Why An Overflowing Oil Supply Won't Drown Renewable Energy Growth

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business

Climate change, caused in large part by the emissions from burning oil, may drown much of the world's coastal cities as sea levels rise. But first, o...

Night of the Living Dead, Climate Change-Style

Bill McKibben | Posted 01.19.2017 | Green
Bill McKibben

Even as the global warming crisis makes it clear that coal, natural gas, and oil are yesterday's energy, the momentum of two centuries of fossil fuel development means new projects keep emerging in a zombie-like fashion. And it's not just pipelines, not by a long shot.

'Green News Report' - January 14, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.14.2017 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

President Obama's final State of the Union Address. What he said about climate and energy. What he didn't say. And the Republican (lack of) response.

How Melting Giant Icebergs May Help Slow Climate Change (Just A Little)

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.12.2016 | Science

Melting icebergs may be fighting against the very forces that cause them to melt, a new study suggests. Water dripping off icebergs and into the Anta...

Trees: Helping Cities Solve Climate Change

Jad Daley | Posted 01.12.2017 | Green
Jad Daley

To fully grasp the potential of trees to combat climate change, one has to understand the "Urban Heat Island Effect." This situation occurs when pavement and other built materials in our cities absorb and re-radiate heat, to create an oven-like effect.

'Green News Report' - January 12, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.12.2017 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Oil train protesters use 'necessity defense' in oil train blockade trial;...

Climate Change This Week: Climate Chaos, an Energy Revolution, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.11.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

One more reason to save forests: The David Bowie Hunter, a spider newly discovered in the Malaysian highlands in 2015. Forests house fascinating forms of life.

Ocean Acidification Is Bad, and It's Getting Worse

Pierce Nahigyan | Posted 01.10.2017 | Green
Pierce Nahigyan

More than 97 percent of climate scientists tell us that adding greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide and methane to the atmosphere is changing our clim...

President Obama's State of the Union: Defining Issue, Defining Leadership

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

It's clear now, and will come into stronger focus as the country moves forward, that in spite of continuous opposition, President Obama has been hugely successful in working to cut carbon pollution and take real steps to fight climate change, all while growing the economy and creating tens of thousands of new jobs. And it's time for the Republicans to hop onboard.

How to Avoid Another VW Scandal: The Right Mix of Carrots and Sticks?

Pro Journo | Posted 01.09.2017 | Green
Pro Journo

Looking at why and how VW committed the fraud is also an opportunity to examine practices related to environmental monitoring in the automotive industry and whether the reaction to the scandal is really likely to prevent another one from occurring.

'Green News Report' - January 7, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.07.2017 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Britain's new flood defenses already overwhelmed; Record extreme weathe...

The Geopolitics of Cheap Oil

John Feffer | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics
John Feffer

The market was supposed to save the planet. That, at least, was the argument of many economists grappling with the problem of climate change. As fossi...

Climate Change This Week: Record Hot Christmas, Cozy Cohousing, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.05.2017 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

US Cohousing: A Growing Model For Sustainable Communities are villages that engage in more resource-sharing, efficient use of space, and affordability, and ultimately smart clean renewable energy use.

The Long Road: 650 Participants, 109 Countries and 720 tons of CO2

Pro Journo | Posted 01.05.2017 | Impact
Pro Journo

While offsetting CO2 emissions may be a means for compensation, for conference organizers and participants, it's not as easy to walk the talk.

Starting Fresh

Yara Zgheib | Posted 01.03.2017 | Impact
Yara Zgheib

A quiet afternoon, a darkening sky. A comfortable seat by a window. In the background, Das Liede von der Erde, by Gustav Mahler.

'Green News Report' - December 29, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.29.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 'Green News Report' Special Coverage 2015 Year In Review: Before 2015 an...

Climate Change This Week: Groundwater Feeds Sea Rise, Community Solar Rises, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.27.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Every day is Earth Day, folks. Making the U.S. a global clean energy leader will ensure a heck of a lot more jobs, and a clean, safe future.

Your Video Binging Is Killing The Planet, But There May Be A Solution

Fusion | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 12.28.2015 | World

We know we shouldn’t throw plastic six-pack rings in the ocean, that we shouldn’t take long luxurious showers during droughts, and that we shouldn...

Climate Change This Week: Humanity Is Drying Out, China Goes Cleaner, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.22.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon When Forests Go, So Do These: An Af...

'Green News Report' - December 22, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.22.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: ABC News hosts a presidential debate, but climate change and energy aren'...

America's Family Forests: Our Climate Change Solution

Tom Martin | Posted 12.18.2016 | Green
Tom Martin

Already, President Obama's Climate Action Plan and the building blocks from the U.S. Department of Agriculture have taken steps to help private landowners, the largest ownership base of forests, to conserve, restore, and adaptively manage forests through the changes ahead. But we need to do more.

'Green News Report' - December 17, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.17.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republicans hold another Presidential primary debate on national security...