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A Reality Check On Coal: The Extra Cost Of CCS Must Be Taken Seriously

Philippe Joubert | Posted 11.07.2016 | Green
Philippe Joubert

If we in the developed world are still addicted to fossil, how can we expect the use of fossil to decrease quickly in developing nations?

Not Your Mother's IVF: Making Fertility Care Safer and Successful

Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr. | Posted 11.02.2016 | Parents
Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr.

Over the past 25 years, IVF -- the technology, the science, the success rates, the process -- has dramatically changed. Yet physicians and patients who are facing infertility are not letting go of older techniques and are often taking on unnecessary risks in pursuit of starting a family.

Lessons From Other Cities at Detroit's Global City Forum

Rana Florida | Posted 06.10.2016 | Detroit
Rana Florida

It's a fact of life: cities rise and cities decline. While the largest can hold their dominance for a very long time, second- and third-tier cities come and go.

56 Countries Seek Carbon Capture Incentives In Next UN Climate Deal

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2015 | Green

GENEVA, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Fiscal incentives for carbon capture should be part of the global climate change agreement that replaces the Kyoto Protoc...

'Green News Report' - October 9, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.09.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Sen. Mitch McConnell dodges on climate change: "I am not a scientist"; R...

Green Billionaires Club? David Vitter Owns Stock in Coal Utilities Fighting EPA Carbon Rules

Steve Horn | Posted 10.08.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Critics of the report say it is propaganda designed to skewer the Obama EPA and environmental philanthropists for "conspiring to help the environment."

Kate Sheppard

Whatever Happened To All That Enthusiasm For 'Clean Coal?' | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It wasn't that long ago that "clean coal" was all the rage. John McCain touted it on the campaign trail in 2008. So did Barack Obama. Th...

Study Shows Carbon Sequestration Can Cause Quakes

Posted 11.04.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Bobby Magill: Two scientists have found evidence that underground carbon dioxide injection in oil and gas fields may cause e...

Bad News For Carbon Capture Development

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - The number of projects that capture carbon dioxide emissions from power plants and...

Kate Sheppard

EPA Chief: Existing Power Plants Won't Have to Capture Carbon | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday that forthcoming rules on greenhouse gas emissions from existing...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Why Nobody's Rushing To Pump Air Pollution Underground To Save The World | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 09.10.2013 | Green

Inside the offices of MIT's Energy Initiative, a campus-wide program with the ambitious goal of helping to "transform the global energy system," Howar...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

The Future Of Car Design, From Future Car Designers | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.10.2012 | Detroit

At an event where all eyes are on new cars from world-class designers, budding automotive designers are getting their feet wet with an exhibition of t...

Earthquake Denial? Why Is Peabody Building a Massive Coal-Fired Plant in the New Madrid Seismic Zone?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Peabody's 1,600-megawatt pulverized-coal plant is being built in Lively Grove, where the the "Big Shake" of 1811, in nearby New Madrid, Missouri, altered the very waterways that will feed into the Peabody mine-mouth operation.

'Clean Coal' Bottom Feeders: Chu Hands Out $1 Billion in Big Coal Welfare, Durbin Hands Out Cigars

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Why does the normally liberal Democrat Durbin turn into such a snake oil salesman when it comes to dirty coal?

Coal Execs Taken to Task On Capitol Hill

Bruce Nilles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bruce Nilles

Reps. Markey and Inslee did a phenomenal job taking the coal industry to task for their global warming doubts and for the industry's accusations that the government is assaulting them via regulation.

The Clean Coal Con

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John DeCock

"Clean coal" may be a swell marketing label, but there are many other aspects of the fuel cycle of coal which make it dirty, destructive and harmful to health and the environment.

An Open Letter to President Obama: No More "Clean" Coal

Gillian Caldwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gillian Caldwell

Thursday, February 11, 2010 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Obama, Thank you ...

The Big Shake: Is Chicago Earthquake a Wake Up Call for Clean Coal?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jeff Biggers

Some experts openly question whether injecting carbon dioxide back into underground storage areas might actually trigger earthquakes.

An Old Prayer for Clean Coal: Strip-Mining Jesus

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

"And upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it." Matthew: 16:13-18. Declaring his intent to chart a p...

Carbon Management: A Call to Action for the U.S. and China

Scott Daniels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Daniels

As President Obama prepares to set foot on Chinese soil for the first time today, the United States and China, the globe's leading greenhouse gas producers, are engaged in a classic standoff.

Daring Protest at Niagra Falls

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

Tar sands oil production is the fastest growing source of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada and was recently cited as one of the most important reasons Canada will miss its Kyoto targets by over 30%.

Waxman-Markey: Three Tough, Unanswered Questions

Steve Kirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Kirsch

I thought it would be fun to speculate at how Waxman and Markey might have responded if they were required to answer each question directly, without being "politically correct."

NBC Confirms That "Clean Coal" is an Oxymoron

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorner

It is stunning to see an accurate and honest assessment of what our continued reliance on coal would mean: a crime against the climate. And clean coal? A 50 percent increase in electricity rates.

Even a Top Coal CEO Isn't Buying the "Clean Coal" Spin

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

The coal industry accounts for 25% of greenhouse gases in the US. If they don't clean up, coal will be one of the biggest industries penalized under a new cap and trade program proposed by both presidential candidates.