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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...

Here's How To Get Investors To Save The Planet

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 12.17.2015 | Business

World leaders should tax carbon emissions if they want institutional investors to commit their assets toward clean energy projects, according to a top...

Could Tax Cuts Help Cure Climate Change? A Surprising Left/Right Conversation

Living Room Conversations | Posted 12.15.2016 | Politics
Living Room Conversations

by Joan Blades Professor Philip Tetlock has studied why experts are so often wrong in their predictions. He discovered that experts who have a nar...

From the UN to the Market

Erik Solheim | Posted 12.16.2016 | Green
Erik Solheim

We have a climate agreement. Now, the business world has to come with the good solutions.

'Green News Report' - December 15, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.15.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Green News Report Special Coverage: United Nations climate talks in Pari...

Paris Climate Accord: Policy Is Catching Up With The Science

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 12.14.2016 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

Protecting our large intact forests also provides habitat for a vast array of species, many of which will need to adjust ranges and find new resources to help them adapt to the impacts of climate change.

The Paris Climate Change Agreement Is a Huge Disappointment

Daniel Wagner | Posted 12.14.2016 | Green
Daniel Wagner

Now that the handshakes, back slapping and self-congratulatory addresses are over, the cold hard reality of what wasn't achieved at the Paris Climate Change Conference is setting in.

Biggest Environmental Moment in History?

Carl Pope | Posted 12.13.2016 | Green
Carl Pope

Beyond ratifying the substantial, but inadequate, voluntary national commitments to lower climate emissions, which had already emerged as the first major Paris contribution to climate progress, the final Paris agreement opened three major avenues for climate advocates and solutions.

Climate Deal Text 'Agreed' In Paris

BBC | Annum Masroor | Posted 12.11.2015 | World

Organisers of the climate talks in Paris say a final text has been agreed after nearly two weeks of intensive negotiations....

Republicans Need to Stop Being Afraid of Climate Change

Pierce Nahigyan | Posted 12.11.2016 | Green
Pierce Nahigyan

Senator and presidential candidate Ted Cruz (R-TX) trotted out his "there's-been-no-warming-for-18-years" schtick during a Senate hearing and Retired Rear Admiral David Titley (a meteorologist and oceanographer) very patiently explained to him why he's mistaken.

The Climate Post: Paris Climate Talks Will Continue Past Deadline

Tim Profeta | Posted 12.11.2016 | Green
Tim Profeta

At its core, the Paris agreement is about achieving specific, near-term, national mitigation targets that cover the vast majority of global emissions along, with provisions to regularly review, update, and strengthen those targets. We need specific targets for accountability.

Paris: Beginning the Long Journey to Climate Stabilization

Mark Lee | Posted 12.10.2016 | Green
Mark Lee

This article was co-written by Mark Lee, Executive Director, SustainAbility and Chris Coulter, CEO, GlobeScan. How Business Can Use COP21 to Create ...

Bringing Paris Home

Nikki Fortunato Bas | Posted 12.10.2016 | Green
Nikki Fortunato Bas

As activists from around the world spend their final days in Paris at the United Nations climate summit, we are re-committing to solving the climate crisis back home.

'Green News Report' - December 10, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.10.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: UN climate talks stall on 2C temperature target; Hillary Clinton calls fo...

Global CO2 Levels Exceed Safe Zone For The First Time In Human History

Upworthy | Annum Masroor | Posted 12.10.2015 | Green

According to measurements from the Scripps Mauna Lua Observatory in Hawaii, the amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere has risen above 400...

Today's Heroines Are The Brave New Warriors - Leading the Way!

Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy | Posted 12.08.2016 | Women
Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy

When Vogue magazine profiled thirteen women around the world, three of them were Muslim women, and I wanted to share a longer profile of each of them ...