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To Fly or Drive?

Rebecca Anderson | Posted 01.28.2012 | Green
Rebecca Anderson

If you're traveling over the holidays and you can't pack the whole family into the car (or better yet, bus or, my personal favorite, train), here are a few things you can do to lighten your carbon load.

In Climate Debate, Governments Consider New Definitions Of Rich And Poor

AP | By ARTHUR MAX | Posted 11.26.2011 | Business

JOHANNESBURG -- As delegates gather in South Africa to plot the next big push against climate change, Western governments are saying it's time to move...

Lynne Peeples

Coal Battle In Pacific Northwest Has Global Fallout

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.23.2011 | Green

BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- The flyer and I landed in Matt Krogh's Bellingham office on the same October afternoon. I had stopped by to hear why he thought b...

'Green News Report' - November 22, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.22.2012 | 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: Meet the ...

'Green News Report' - November 17, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.17.2012 | 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: Political...

'Green News Report' - November 15, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.15.2012 | 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: Occupy Wal...

At The Center Of The Buddhist World

John Stanley | Posted 01.14.2012 | Religion
John Stanley

Under the Bodhi tree, where the Buddha achieved enlightenment, a stream of people passes in silent contemplation. Meanwhile, India is in denial about the effects of its burgeoning CO2 emissions.

'Green News Report' - November 10, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.10.2012 | 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: Perry can...

'Green News Report' - November 8, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.08.2012 | 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: Massive p...

The Climate Post: California Adopts Cap-and-Trade System, Serves as Greenhouse Guinea Pig

Mason Inman | Posted 01.01.2012 | Green
Mason Inman

After a unanimous vote by the California Air Resources Board, the state adopted the most comprehensive cap-and-trade system in the country, a key part of a 2006 global warming law that had yet to be implemented.

I Am the Population Problem

Lisa Hymas | Posted 12.30.2011 | Green
Lisa Hymas

Population growth tends to get blamed on other people: Africans and Asians who have "more kids than they can feed." But actually the population problem is all about me: white, middle-class, American me.

Butch Walker: Prepare to be "Butch Slapped" With Less Carbon Emissions

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.13.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

As an in-demand music producer, Butch Walker has worked with just about everyone in the music business -- from Avril Lavigne to Weezer.

How Congress Is Turning America Into China

Terry Tamminen | Posted 11.29.2011 | Green
Terry Tamminen

For years, China sacrificed public health for rapid economic development and is now spending billions to clean up the mess. Chinese officials are cracking down on polluters and financing eco-cities and clean energy, but recent action by the House would give America neither.

Report Critical of EPA Instead Raises Questions About Watchdog

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics
Shawn Lawrence Otto

The report doesn't question the science. Nor does it question the endangerment finding itself. It questions the procedure the EPA followed in its process of researching and preparing the finding. But the EPA says Inspector General Arthur A. Elkins, Jr. got it wrong.

Lucia Graves

EPA Pushes Back Against Report Alleging Agency Cut Corners On Climate Finding

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.28.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday pushed back against an inspector general report alleging the White House cut corners in...

EU Eases Cap-And-Trade Plan For Airlines

AP | By DON MELVIN | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green

BRUSSELS -- An EU program aimed at slowing climate change will allow airlines to emit 85 percent of their carbon dioxide limits for free in the hope t...

Tell Your City Leaders: Join Call for Action on Climate Crisis

Kassie Siegel | Posted 11.23.2011 | Green
Kassie Siegel

We've got to get national leaders off the dime. Here's one way: When city leaders speak out, especially in large numbers, Washington tends to listen.

Ending Planetary Socialism

Gernot Wagner | Posted 11.09.2011 | Green
Gernot Wagner

The point, of course, is not to give up, but instead to look for policy solutions that channel market forces in the right direction. Not because the market should be king, but because it all too often is.

Impact Investing Defined

Jigar Shah | Posted 10.30.2011 | Green
Jigar Shah

The term "Impact Investing" has taken on many meanings in the past few years. I want to end the confusion and underscore that impact investing must by definition deliver impactful and compelling financial returns.

'Green News Report' - August 16, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.16.2011 | 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: Obama pl...

Changing Climate: Deep Oceans Off Alaska Face Existential Threat

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 10.14.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

If deep oceans covered an area only the size of the state of Alaska, then humans have so far explored in detail only about 2,400 square feet -- enough space to park seven or eight cars.

'Green News Report' - August 11, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.11.2011 | 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: Presiden...

'Green News Report' - August 9, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.09.2011 | 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: Tempers ...

'Green News Report' - August 4, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.04.2011 | 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: The late...

'Green News Report' - August 2, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.02.2011 | 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: Debt cei...