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8 Misconceptions About El Niño (And La Niña)

Francesco Fiondella | Posted 07.10.2014 | Green
Francesco Fiondella

For years, people have pointed to El Niño as the culprit behind floods, droughts, famines, economic failures and record-breaking global heat. Can a single climate phenomenon really cause all these events?

To Know Me Is to Love Me

Dominique Browning | Posted 07.08.2014 | Green
Dominique Browning

We could all understand more about the basic elements around us. Air. Water. Soil. Maybe that knowledge will lead us to wanting to protect this miraculous home we're born into -- and truly conserve it.

Going Where the Weather Suits My Clothes...

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 07.07.2014 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Weather was a huge factor in our decision to move abroad. Not that we don't dearly love our hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. But there are times when it gets so cold or so hot that going outside simply isn't an option.

Climate Change This Week: Patriots Win the Fracking War, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.07.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, July 5, 2014 H...

Game On

Adrianna Quintero | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Adrianna Quintero

It's vitally important that we rally our friends, colleagues and families to raise their voices in support of this historic effort on the part of the EPA.

Climate Change This Week: Packing Record Heat, Fracking Leaks and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.28.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.

Kate Sheppard

White House Plans Another Big Climate Push

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– One year after President Barack Obama rolled out his climate change action plan, the administration is putting fresh emphasis on its e...

When Is the Science Settled?

Dave Pruett | Posted 06.20.2014 | Green
Dave Pruett

The first stage in planting doubt is to deny the evidence. When the evidence can no longer be denied, the second stage kicks in with its disingenuous claim: "The science isn't settled." This most cynical trick of disinformers exploits a germ of truth that strikes at the heart of all science.

Climate Change This Week: the US Green Job Plan, India Boils, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.

The House Condemns the World's Poorest to Dirty Coal

Nezir Sinani | Posted 06.19.2014 | Green
Nezir Sinani

As long as Congress commits U.S. taxpayer dollars to the World Bank, it should fight to ensure those funds are not used to finance projects that drive climate change or harm human health.

Senate Kingpins to Vote on Climate Changing Pipeline: Tell Them No -- Now!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

What Earth-changing events are happening this week? The US Senate Committee is going to vote on the climate changing Keystone XL pipeline, and NASA j...

The Solar Roadways Campaign: What Does It Mean for the Fight Against Climate Change?

Don Tapscott | Posted 06.16.2014 | Green
Don Tapscott

What if businesses, governments, NGOs academics created a global network to actually govern the climate -- similar to the Governance Network that oversees the Internet?

Climate Change This Week: Really Hot Summers, New Global Warming Gases and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.14.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.

Dr. Kim of the World Bank Must Walk the Talk on Climate

Nezir Sinani | Posted 06.13.2014 | Green
Nezir Sinani

The World Bank has not yet addressed climate issues systematically. Most notably, its Safeguard Policy framework does not require climate change risk assessments for Bank projects. This gap in policy has allowed the World Bank to continue financing projects with serious implications for our climate and to essentially ignore the issue completely.

The Hot Air From EPA Climate Plan Critics

Sen. Ed Markey | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics
Sen. Ed Markey

We've been the number one state in the nation for energy efficiency for three years in a row. And we'll soon be breaking ground on the first offshore wind farm in the county. So what were those catastrophic effects from all of these carbon-cutting clean energy actions?

Climate Change This Week: Obama's Opus, Alarming Antarctic History, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.06.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, June 5 2014 How unusual...

Another Season of Climate Risk Looms: Southeast Asian Coastal Storms

Joyce Coffee | Posted 06.03.2014 | Green
Joyce Coffee

This year, nature will make its increasingly destructive annual pass around the globe with its litany of tragic tropical cyclones, monsoons, forest fires and the like. However, each offers valuable lessons that we must recognize and learn from.

Climate Change This Week: Religion Gets Climate Change, Undrillable Reserves, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.30.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, May 29, 2014 How unusu...

''Green News Report' -- May 29, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.29.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama ups the rhetoric on action against global warming; Speaker Boehne...

''Green News Report' - May 27, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Drought decimating Oklahoma wheat crop; Massive wildfires in Alaska; St...

Climate = Opportunity

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Steven Crandell

Some people see climate change as civilization self-destructing. They're wrong. It's the opportunity of the century. Courtesy: NASA Here's why...

Busted Boom Challenges Gov. Brown to Halt California Fracking

Kassie Siegel | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Kassie Siegel

With the dazzling promise of sudden oil wealth revealed as a sham, the governor should have no more qualms about cementing his legacy as a visionary leader by halting fracking in California.

''Green News Report' - May 22, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Pope Francis calls on Christians to protect Creation -- or else!; Evang...

Climate Change Is The Single Most Divisive Political Issue, Says Poll

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Climate change remains a divisive political issue, with a significant percentage of Republicans saying they don't believe the scient...

''Green News Report' - May 20, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.23.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: CA Governor warns climate change is here, and getting very expensive; B...