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'We Are Not Doing Enough to Counter Climate Deniers' -- Madeleine Albright

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 04.20.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

It seems that despite whatever statistics are presented to show evidence of climate change, a vocal contingency continues to question the findings. It has become an ongoing source of contention and debate.

Women In Power: Carol Browner Speaks for First Time Since Leaving Post As White House Energy Czar

Matthew Dakotah | Posted 08.20.2011 | Green
Matthew Dakotah

"With climate change, my generation runs the risk of giving to subsequent generations a problem they won't be able to solve."

Obama Presents NRDC Founder John Adams with a Presidential Medal of Freedom

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Today NRDC Founder John Adams will travel to the White House to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United St...

Weekly Mulch: Can Clean Energy Curb Climate Change? Probably Not.

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger During the State of the Union address earlier this week, President Barack Obama spoke at length about clea...

Carol Browner Leaving White House

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House climate change adviser Carol Browner will step down in coming weeks, Obama administration sources said on Monday. ...

David Gregory Doesn't Tolerate "Softball Answers"

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

Last week, Meet the Press anchor David Gregory hosted a panel discussion in Washington, D.C., on the subject of "college completion and the American f...

Dear White House Re: Oil Spill Not Gone

Philip Radford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Philip Radford

Ms. Carol Browner Director Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 August 16, 20...

Not So Fast

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

Even if you accept the government's numbers, that still leaves 100 million gallons of oil still in the Gulf, either on the surface, dispersed, or unaccounted for. That's 10 times more than the Exxon-Valdez spilled.

Sam Stein

GOP To Introduce Lame-Duck Prohibition Resolution, Citing Browner's Remarks On Energy Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Republicans are going forward with plans to introduce a resolution on Tuesday to prohibit the House of Representatives from assembling during th...

Floods, Fires, Hipsters: Mission Accomplished

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bob Ostertag

Record flooding in Pakistan displaces millions; temperatures reach 106.3°F in the Ukraine; and the administration75% of the oil from the Deepwater Horizon blow-out has been taken care of by Mother Nature. Whew.

Defense Mobilizes Louisiana National Guard to Fight BP Oil Spill

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

The US Defense Department authorized the deployment of the Louisiana National Guard to help local communities in the cleanup and removal of oil. Whether critical habitats can be protected from contamination is the question of the hour.

Weekly Mulch: Oil rig sinks, as does Senate climate bill

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Two disasters flared up this week, one environmental, the other political. Off the coast of Louisiana, oil f...

Sam Stein

Justice Department's BP Investigation Ongoing Even After $20 Billion 'Settlement' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House and Justice Department officials confirmed on Wednesday that investigations into criminal negligence by BP will continue even after the oi...

Jason Linkins

This Day In Deepwater Horizon Spill Rate Estimates | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

We have now entered the post-robot shears and preliminary containment cap era, so let's get the latest from Admiral Thad Allen, who was questioned on the matter by Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday.

Causes and Consequences of the BP Oil Catastrophe: What We Know, What We Don't Know, and What We Will Never Know

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bob Ostertag

There is one, and only one, way to ensure that deep water oil drilling never again leads to catastrophe, and that is to discontinue all deep water oil drilling. Period.

Dirty Polluters Rewriting the Clean Air Act

Gillian Caldwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gillian Caldwell

According to leaked reports on Wednesday, the Kerry-Graham-Lieberman draft of the climate bill would gut the Clean Air Act and over-ride existing state laws that provide critical environmental protections.

Meatless Monday: The Eyes of Texas

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

My father's joke is, you know when you're in trouble when you hear: 1) The check is in the mail. or 2) I'm from the government, I'm here to help you. ...

Earth and the Balance of Powers: What the Citizens United Ruling Means for the Environment

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Corporations are not just citizens united to make protected speech, but artificial structures entitled to legal and tax advantages different from individual citizens. They exist for the avowed purpose of making money -- not advocating policy.

At the White House, Clean Tech Gets a Push

Mike Signer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Signer

W.H. Climate Change Policy Director Carol Browner said, "I've been in and out of D.C. for twenty years, and there's sort of that tipping point that happens, where everyone who talks starts saying not 'if' but 'when.'"

Obama on His Own

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

Using his executive authority, President Barack Obama can instruct power plants to slash emissions and order new efficiency standards to cut the energy used by consumer and commercial appliances.

Three Reasons for Hope in Copenhagen

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alexia Parks

The requirement for the U.S. Congress to sign off on any document produced at Copenhagen for it to legally bind us to those agreements, is another reason why I'm hopeful.

No Climate Change Bill This Year, Says Obama Adviser

The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP)- President Barack Obama's top energy adviser says there is no way Congress will be able to pass a bill on climate change this year. "...

Glenn Beck's Next Target: Cass Sunstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As he makes a real impact in pushing conservative fringe attacks on Obama administration officials into the mainstream, Glenn Beck's Twitter feed has ...

Jimmy Carter's Next Urgent Mission: Polarized Appalachian Coalfields

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Mountaintop removal has ripped out the roots of the Appalachian culture, and depopulated and left historic mountain communities in poverty and ruin.

Urgent July 4th Declaration: Bo Webb to Al Gore: Stand with Me at Ground Zero for Climate Change

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

If we are to be serious about addressing the "inconvenient truth," then banning mountaintop removal is a logical and required first step in capturing carbon and saving our forests.