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No Option: An Adult Response to Climate Change

David_Goldstein | Posted 05.07.2013 | Green
David_Goldstein

Physics also does not care about you or me or our grandchildren. If we continue to pump carbon into our overheating atmosphere, we will lose the climate conditions that have birthed and nurtured humanity for hundreds of thousands of years.

'Green News Report' - March 5, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.05.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Clean Air, Safe Communities, and Good Jobs? It's Ours If We Want It

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 05.04.2013 | Green
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

We don't have to choose between protecting our kids' health and making a living. We need our leaders to set a new course for America's economy. And it has to start with the will to tackle joblessness and climate change.

'Green News Report' - February 28, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.30.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - February 26, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.28.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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New Business Alternatives for Obama's Climate Change Program

Amy Larkin | Posted 04.27.2013 | Green
Amy Larkin

Many iconic American corporations have invested billions of dollars and hired many of the world's best scientists to work on renewable energy breakthroughs. But these scientists are sworn to secrecy in order to protect their companies' investments.

'Green News Report' - February 21, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.23.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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China Announces Major Move Against Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business

In a step toward combating global warming, China announced earlier this week that it would implement a tax on carbon dioxide emissions, reports Xinhua...

Why I Marched Against the XL Pipeline

John Fullerton | Posted 04.22.2013 | Green
John Fullerton

My daughter and I joined an estimated 50,000 demonstrators in Washington D.C. marching against the XL Pipeline that would connect the Canadian Tar Sands to American refineries. After a half century on this planet, I took to the streets. Here's why.

'Green News Report' - February 19, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.21.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Nature's Golden Elixir: Honey Feels Wrath of Climate Disruption

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 04.18.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

We are running out of time to combat more than 85 million metric tons of greenhouse gases emitted daily: Earth's bees are clearly showing scientists that they cannot conduct their business of pollinating and making honey -- as climate disruption escalates, quickly.

'Green News Report' - February 14, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.16.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Climate Change Threatens Billion Dollar Valentine Tree

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 04.15.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

This year on Valentine's Day consider, for just one moment, where that scrumptious chocolate came from, and you might be surprised to know that it is ...

Climate Change? Don't Hold Your Breath

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 04.07.2013 | Green
Amitai Etzioni

Climate change is expected to be featured during the forthcoming State of the Union. It seems that the speech writers (who "live" in a different part of the West Wing from the policy analysts) came up with a theme, but there is rather little that can be done.

BOTH SIDES NOW: Obama Inaugurates Progressive Patriotism in the Speech

HuffPost Radio | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgVaried commentators think the Inaugural showed a "Democratic Reagan." So we ask an actual Democratic Reagan -- Ron -- and Nicolle Wallace their view and whether Obama was paradoxically Reaganesque in ending Reaganism. And will "Seneca Falls, Selma, Stonewall" be this era's "Ask not..."?

Top Ten Taxes

Bob Burnett | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

A U.S. carbon tax has the support of both environmentalists and business leaders (including Michael Bloomberg, New York Mayor, and Rex Tillerson, ExxonMobil CEO). It would be a rare political twofer that produces massive revenues while lowering emissions of carbon dioxide.

An Open Letter to President Obama for Obama II

Joan Michelson | Posted 03.13.2013 | Green
Joan Michelson

Here are recommendations for your second term that will address energy-climate change challenges while expediting economic growth, spurring innovation, and creating more jobs.

Wild Weather Blankets Earth, January 2013

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 03.11.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Over the past couple Januaries (2011 and 2012) I have kept a scorecard of Earth's wild weather. Anyone who doesn't accept that we are experiencing hum...

The Dirty Secret of Climate Change

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 02.26.2013 | Green
Craig K. Comstock

Amid all the complex data and opinion about climate change, the dirty secret is quite obvious, so simple and awkward that it's rarely discussed.

Divestment Proponents: Our Math Is Sound

Martin Bourqui | Posted 02.22.2013 | Green
Martin Bourqui

Talking about fossil fuels solely within the sphere of the policy approach or as a "good" or "bad" investment ignores the realities of extraction on the ground.

Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2012

Andrew Winston | Posted 02.22.2013 | Green
Andrew Winston

We may not be keeping pace with these pressures, but leading companies continue to evolve more sustainable strategies and tactics. Let's look at some top macro- and company-level stories.

Obama's First-Term Green Legacy

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 02.19.2013 | Green
John Tepper Marlin

With Obama's reelection, in the teeth of huge spending by his opponents, the president is in a good position to get through elements of his original program that were left on the table. The devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy may help make his case.

'Green News Report' - December 13, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.12.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Smarter Choices for Climate Solutions

Michael Brune | Posted 02.12.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

Currently, our transportation system is heavily dependent on oil, which is our largest source of climate pollution -- roughly one-third of all U.S. carbon emissions. If we want to cut carbon pollution fast, moving beyond oil for transportation is an obvious strategy.

'Green News Report' - December 11, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.10.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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