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Carbon Emissions

Buffett: Business Can't Take 'Shortcuts' On This

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 04.03.2012 | Business

What's bad for the environment is also bad for the bottom line. That's what Warren Buffett is arguing in the latest sustainability report from John...

The Climate Post: EPA Makes Historic Announcement, First Greenhouse Gas Rule for New Power Plants

Jan Mazurek | Posted 05.29.2012 | Green
Jan Mazurek

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released long-awaited greenhouse gas rules for new power plants this week. Using the Clean Air Act, the...

New Limit on Carbon Pollution Will Help Protect the Health of Our Families

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Americans are already paying the price for record heat waves, dirty air, and an unstable climate. We need to fight these threats with every weapon we have, and the electricity industry has to do its fair share. The new carbon standard will help make that happen.

Why Religious People Must Speak Up About Climate Change

John Torrey | Posted 05.21.2012 | Religion
John Torrey

God demands that religious voices be raised to expose the many deaths that will result from rich and rising countries' continued failure to mitigate carbon emissions.

Are Retaliation Threats Against EU Carbon Tax 'Misplaced'?

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green

(The author is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own.) By Gerard Wynn LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) - ...

Tensions Rise During Carbon Emissions Dispute

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2012 | Green

* Working group to evaluate options, report in June * To consider role of developing countries * Under pressure to find ...

Lynne Peeples

It's About Time: How Working Less Helps Environment, Economy

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.24.2012 | Green

There's nothing really natural about the 40-hour work week -- let alone the 50-plus hours many Americans spend on the job. Some people argue the U...

A Carbon Emissions Solution

Liza Donnelly | Posted 04.24.2012 | Green
Liza Donnelly

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Climate Change: Good for Business?

John Friedman | Posted 04.22.2012 | Business
John Friedman

So where are the opportunities? If we look at the traditional sectors, energy, construction and transportation one of the biggest things that leaps out to me is the idea of substituting and replacing raw materials using one thing that humans seem to be able to produce in abundance -- waste.

European Carbon Tax On Airlines Is Safe For Now

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2012 | Green

By Gerard Wynn LONDON, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Once rhetoric surrounding a brewing "carbon trade war" has cooled, non-EU countries are lik...

The Clean Energy Election

Carl Pope | Posted 04.18.2012 | Green
Carl Pope

House Republicans passed a bill taking permit authority over the Keystone Pipeline away from the President and giving it to Congress -- you can just imagine how President Bush would have reacted to a similar move by Congressional Democrats on his watch!

Will U.S. Carbon Rules 'Send The Message That Coal Is Dead'?

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2012 | Green

* Proposed rules on new plants expected this month * Could push carbon capture, other ways to cut emissions By Timothy Gardner and Valerie...

The Greedy Bastards Antidote to Rigged Energy

Brian Merchant | Posted 04.08.2012 | Green
Brian Merchant

Fossil fuels seem cheap and convenient now, but when we get hit with the true costs -- of a spoiled environment, of missing out on vital future industries like clean energy, of a mounting public health burden, of possible war -- we'll see we were had.

The Great Carbon Bubble

Bill McKibben | Posted 04.08.2012 | Green
Bill McKibben

If we could see the world with a particularly illuminating set of spectacles, one of its most prominent features at the moment would be a giant carbon bubble, whose bursting someday will make the housing bubble of 2007 look like a lark.

Natural Gas' Role in 2012 Election Cycle

Frank Stewart | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
Frank Stewart

In 2012 can we expect the polarizing attitudes and hyperbolic rhetoric to be set aside for pragmatic solutions when it comes to natural gas policy? Don't count on it.

Lucia Graves

EPA Maps Largest Sources Of Carbon Emissions

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 01.11.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A new carbon emissions database launched by the Environmental Protection Agency maps out the biggest stationary sources of carbon pollut...

How the European Program to Reduce Carbon Pollution From Aviation Works

Jake Schmidt | Posted 03.06.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

The E.U. program is the first mandatory program in the world to tackle the growing challenge of aviation's carbon pollution. It comes after years of failure to develop a global approach.

'Green News Report' - January 3, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.04.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: We're bac...

The Debate Over Aviation Emissions

Toni Johnson | Posted 02.29.2012 | World
Toni Johnson

Starting Jan. 1, the EU will require all international air carriers flying in and out of the airports of member states to participate in its carbon trading regime governing greenhouse gas emissions.

The Climate Post: As Eurozone Crisis Deepens, Fight to Save Emissions Trading Scheme Begins

Mason Inman | Posted 02.25.2012 | Green
Mason Inman

Prices in Europe's carbon emissions trading scheme have collapsed this year, in part because there were too many allowances in the system starting off, threatening the future of the whole market.

'Green News Report' - December 22, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.21.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Breaking:...

Clean, Reliable Energy Future Elusive, But Not Impossible

John W. Rowe | Posted 02.20.2012 | Green
John W. Rowe

Realizing a clean, reliable and affordable energy future requires that we look at three factors simultaneously: cost, reliability and environmental impact.

'Green News Report' - December 20, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.19.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Rush Limb...

'Green News Report' - December 15, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.14.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Arsenic a...

'Green News Report' - December 13, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.12.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Climate c...