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EU Court Upholds Airplane Carbon Trade Plan

AP | By ARTHUR MAX | Posted 12.21.2011 | Travel

AMSTERDAM -- U.S. air carriers failed Wednesday to block an EU law charging airlines flying to Europe for their carbon pollution, yielding to a sweepi...

'Green News Report' - November 29, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.29.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - November 22, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.22.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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What a Supercommittee for the 99% Would Have Done

Sarah Anderson | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics
Sarah Anderson

Where do we want to be in 2031? We want the United States to be a healthier, more equitable and sustainable country that engages effectively with global partners to prevent conflict. Our proposed reforms would head us in that direction.

'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...

Australia Acts With a Carbon Tax

Neil Wagner | Posted 01.16.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

I was having a bad day last week and Australia was nice enough to pick up my spirits. They took the heroic step of laying down their own hard-earned money to help the future of mankind.

The Climate Post: Only Five Years Left to Make Transition to Low-Carbon Infrastructure

Mason Inman | Posted 01.14.2012 | Green
Mason Inman

The infrastructure built over the next five years could "lock in" enough emissions to push the world past its target for limiting warming to 2 degrees Celsius, according to the International Energy Agency's latest annual update of energy trends, World Energy Outlook.

'Green News Report' - November 10, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.10.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'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...

At Last, a Bill to Tax Carbon

Steve Valk | Posted 12.27.2011 | Green
Steve Valk

Rep. Pete Stark's bill goes right to the heart of the problem: The need to put a price on carbon that weans our nation off fossil fuels and reduces the greenhouse gases that are altering the Earth's climate.

The Climate Post: Big Businesses' Call for Climate Action: Strong Treaty, More Aid

Mason Inman | Posted 12.21.2011 | Green
Mason Inman

A group of large investors urged governments to forge a binding treaty at upcoming climate negotiations in South Africa, and said global spending has not been nearly enough to keep warming below 2 degrees Celsius.

Three Innovative Ideas, Which Could Help the Economy,...but No One's Talking About Them

Peter Smirniotopoulos | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics
Peter Smirniotopoulos

Fostering a nation of creative thinkers will serve the U.S. well in an increasingly global and technological economy. After all, one of the most successful and profitable companies in the world is Apple.

We the People... Want to Price Carbon

Steve Valk | Posted 12.05.2011 | Green
Steve Valk

When the White House recently launched their "We The People" petition site, I thought I'd give it a shot. I figured if they're asking for our opinion, they might just listen.

Change the Game: How a New Energy Alliance for Natural Gas and Digital Power Can Save the Environment and the Economy

Bill Shireman | Posted 11.22.2011 | Green
Bill Shireman

Twenty-five years ago, after suffering the humiliating defeat of a major environmental bill, my allies and I gathered to consider next steps. Angry a...

'Green News Report' - September 20 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - August 16, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.16.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - August 11, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.11.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - August 9, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.09.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - August 4, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.04.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - August 2, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.02.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - July 28, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.27.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - July 26, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - July 21, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.20.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - July 19, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.18.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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The Climate Post: Australia's Ambitious Scheme Sets World's Highest Price on Emissions

Mason Inman | Posted 09.14.2011 | Green
Mason Inman

Australia, with the highest per-capita greenhouse emissions of any large, developed country, will soon take on one of the most ambitious schemes to tackle climate change, with a new carbon-trading system.