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Green News Report: September 7, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: We're back...

American-Bashing Misses the Point When Climate Talks Fail

Colin Beavan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Colin Beavan

The problem is not the "American" way of life. It is that the way of life in the United States is largely under the control of corporations.

The Latino Community's Stake in a Clean Energy Economy

Hector E. Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Hector E. Sanchez

The risks of climate change due to excess carbon dioxide in our atmosphere are significant for everyone, and are an even greater concern for working Latino families.

If You Care About Clean Energy, You Should Care About Midterm Elections Too

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Lehner

Candidates need to know that clean energy and global warming matter so much to voters that some lawmakers will lose their jobs because they didn't act boldly enough.

Remembering Katrina: Time to Redouble Efforts to Restore Gulf Coast, Pass a Climate Bill

Gene Karpinski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gene Karpinski

While no particular storm or weather event can be blamed on global warming, science has shown that global warming is indeed causing more frequent and more intense hurricanes.

Green News Report: August 26, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: Aid slowly...

It's Not Environment vs. Economy: Green Is the Path to Prosperity

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

First, the notion that fossil fuels do not rely on subsidies is absurd. Second, this general notion that green will hurt the economy is simply the easiest defense of doing nothing.

Beyond Washington: The Oil Industry Buys Influence

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

I worked on Capitol Hill for a long time, and I do not consider myself naive about the inner workings of Washington. But even I was surprised by two r...

It's a Communication Challenge, Not a Scientific Challenge

Josh Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorfman

While I'm absolutely in favor of continuing scientific research into climate change, we don't need to rely on it to get Americans on board with the solutions. We just need to communicate more effectively.

Green News Report: August 24, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: Egg-gregio...

Deregulation, the Forsaken Panacea for Climate Change

Sunil Sharan | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green
Sunil Sharan

America is stuck. Yet deregulation, a concept all but renounced by the country a decade back in the wake of California's energy crisis, holds the potential to unlock the gates to climatic heaven.

Green News Report: August 19, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: IN TODAY'S...

Groups Plan Tea Party-Style 'Shadow A Senator' Initiatives To Push Climate Legislation

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Remember those chaotic town hall meetings last summer with irate Tea Partiers confronting Congress members about death panels and socialized medicine?...

Green News Report: August 17, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: Shrimping ...

Green News Report: August 12, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: Russia's f...

National Bellwether for Clean Energy and Climate Change: Why Ken Hechler's Senate Campaign Matters

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

On Aug. 28, voters in West VIrginia will not only go to the Democratic primary polls to elect a new US senator, they will determine whether Congress will be chained to Big Coal lobbyists for the next generation.

Green News Report: August 10, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: Thousands ...

Why What You Drive Affects the Price of Bread

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Russia is in the middle of the worst heat wave in its recorded history. When I think about the forces making the pursuit of sustainability unavoidable, I often try to categorize or separate them to get a handle on what's going on.

Green News Report: August 5, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: BP says th...

Coal Barons Meeting Today in Hopes of Ending All Climate Debate for a Generation

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Today, a bunch of coal executives are congregating in White Sulphur Springs, WV. One of the primary things they will discuss is the formation of a 527 to take out candidates who may support a climate change bill.

Green News Report: August 3, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: Thousands...

National Insecurity and the Dress Code

Lise Van Susteren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lise Van Susteren

It's been nearly 100 degrees in Washington DC for the last several weeks. Yet on every sidewalk and in offices all over the city people can be seen dressed up in suits.

Green News Report: July 29, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

a href="http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=324031097"> TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on y...

No More Shortcuts: Congress Must Act to Make Drilling Safer

Gloria Flora | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Gloria Flora

The ongoing catastrophe in the Gulf shows what can go wrong when measures to prevent accidents are absent or ignored -- and when there is lack of responsible and essential oversight of oil and gas activity.

Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda: Lessons From Senate Climate Fail

Dan Lashof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Lashof

Here are some lessons learned from the perspective of someone who spent last few years trying to push a real bill through the real Congress.