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Carbon Emissions

Here Comes The Next Huge Wave Of Solar Panels

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 05.06.2016 | Green

The solar industry is booming. The millionth set of solar panels in the United States was installed sometime in the last two months, and industry lead...

'Green News Report' - May 3, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.03.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Ad wars: Clean energy advocates want you to vote -- so the fossil fuel i...

Two Words: Driverless Boats

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 05.02.2016 | Technology

Remote-controlled ships could hit the high seas within a decade. While they might end up putting sailors out of a job, fully autonomous boats could he...

Balancing the Scales of City Sustainability

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 05.02.2016 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

I spend virtually all my professional time thinking about the intersection of human settlement and environmental sustainability. I am particularly int...

'Green News Report' - April 28, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.28.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 'Presumptive' GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump goes nuclear over cli...

'Green News Report' - April 26, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 30 years after the world's worst nuclear accident, new efforts to contain...

Climate Change This Week: The Coral Canary, a Windy US Future, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Another Reason To Save Africa's Forests - its butterflies, such as these glass wi...

A Low Carbon Future: The Complexities From Delhi

Carl Pope | Posted 04.25.2016 | Green
Carl Pope

The real drivers of a low carbon future appear to be China and India. In the barely three months since Paris both countries have launched a staggering set of initiatives to cut their emission trajectories. 

Tackling Climate Change Could Jump-Start The Economy

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 04.23.2016 | Business

There's little doubt that curbing pollution and halting the relentless rise in global temperatures would improve the environment. Turns out, it could ...

Good Stewardship Is An American duty

Tom Kiernan | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green
Tom Kiernan

Earth Day is one of the best times of the year to remember responsible environmental stewardship appeals to all Americans.

'Green News Report' - April 21, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.21.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Criminal charges for officials in Flint lead poisoning crisis; Louisiana ...

5 Ways We Can Turn Paris Climate Commitments into Action

Mark Tercek | Posted 04.21.2016 | Green
Mark Tercek

Now isn't the time to declare victory and go home. We need to carry on the spirit of collaboration we saw at the Paris climate talks. And we need to hold leaders accountable for their climate promises.

Carbon Prognosis: Paris Bought Just Five More Years

East-West Center | Posted 04.20.2016 | Green
East-West Center

By Anukriti and Alexander Hittle Note: This commentary originally appeared on Mongabay.com on April 19, 2016. January and February this year have be...

Climate Change This Week: Avoiding the Heat, All Weather Solar Cells, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.20.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. A Prickly Situation - this cartoonish katydid is found in Yasuni National Park, E...

One Way The Paris Climate Pact Is Already Having A Huge Effect

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business

Big businesses’ message to lawmakers is clear: We’re doing our part to slash carbon emissions, now you do yours. On Wednesday, two days before wo...

'Green News Report' -- April 19, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.19.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another historic rain event, this time in Houston; Hillary Clinton's big ...

Obama Should Price Carbon Emissions To Curb Climate Change, Report Argues

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 04.18.2016 | Business

The U.S. government doesn’t attach a price to harmful greenhouse gas emissions when it evaluates long-term energy projects. An influential Washingto...

TRIFECTA: A Carbon Tax Done Right

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 04.18.2016 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

The free world seems to agree -- if a day late and many dollars short -- that climate change is at least in part caused by mankind and thus it is imperative we change our ways soon, or else.

Solving the Climate Crisis

Diana Donlon | Posted 04.15.2016 | Green
Diana Donlon

The climate crisis is unfolding far more rapidly than scientists predicted. It's a problem of spectacular and unprecedented magnitude, and humans have to implement large-scale solutions to help de-escalate this crisis.

'Green News Report' - April 14, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.14.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: World's largest coal company declares bankruptcy; Utility CEO foresees an...

'Green News Report' -- April 12, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.12.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Judge rules children's federal climate change lawsuit may go forward; Big...

A Bold New Platform for Forest Action

Paula Caballero | Posted 04.14.2016 | World
Paula Caballero

When we think about forests, we should see a web of essential systems that can support growth well into the future.

Climate Change This Week: Seas Rising 6 Feet By 2100, Xeroxing Solar Panels, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.12.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Bizarre Beautiful Jewels of the Forest are another reason to preserve forests, as...

Obama’s Wall Street Watchdog Does Little To Protect Investors From Climate Risk

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business

Investors and the global environment are at risk because the nation's primary securities regulator has done "almost nothing" in recent years to ensure...

Fossil Fuel Companies Spend $115 Million Each Year Opposing Climate Policy

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 04.12.2016 | Green

Major fossil fuel companies and trade groups shell out nearly $115 million a year to oppose efforts to reduce carbon emissions, according to a new rep...