iOS app Android app

#Climate

Climate Rapture: Creating a Heavenly Future Here on Earth

Kelly Rigg | Posted 07.23.2011 | Green
Kelly Rigg

I have some sympathy for the much-ridiculed rapturists because it's not fun being called an "alarmist nutball." Fortunately, there's no reason to choose between science and faith when it comes to climate change.

Remember Climate Change?

Peter Neill | Posted 07.09.2011 | Green
Peter Neill

Lack of understanding of changing weather compromises our response to storms and droughts that inundate our coastal communities and destroy our sustenance.

'Clean Stoves' Would Save Lives, Cut Pollution

Hillary Clinton | Posted 07.06.2011 | Green
Hillary Clinton

For nearly half of the world's population, cooking at home is a deeply dangerous act. In fact, it poses one of the most serious health risks in the developing world, and it's a major threat to the environment.

Corbin Hiar

Widespread, Confrontational Protests Planned for BP Spill Anniversary

HuffingtonPost.com | Corbin Hiar | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice President Al Gore and author-turned-climate-activist Bill McKibben were among the big names headlining the Power Shift envir...

The Climate Post: The Clean and Dirty of Obama's Energy Plan

Mason Inman | Posted 06.07.2011 | Green
Mason Inman

Following Obama's energy speech a week ago, which set out a goal to cut U.S. oil imports by one-third within a decade, the administration unveiled more projects to bolster energy production -- both clean and dirty.

I Am the Lorax, And So Are You: Five Reasons to Love Forests

Todd Paglia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Todd Paglia

In terms of battling climate change, forests are tough to beat: they're not waiting for government seed funding or venture capital for research; they don't require a senate supermajority.

A Dry and Anxious North Awaits China's Massive Water Transport Project

J. Carl Ganter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
J. Carl Ganter

The South-North Water Project is an audacious strategy to solve a commanding threat to China's modernization: the dire confrontation between rising energy demand in a nation steadily getting drier.

How to Advance Climate Change & Clean Energy Action at the Rio Earth Summit

Jake Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

The world’s leaders will be meeting June 4-6, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the Rio+20 Earth Summit.  This Summit is an important...

Chicken Littles Vindicated; Budget Hawks Don't Care: Part 1

William S. Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

There will come a time when nature metes out such sustained and brutal punishment that even the most cynical deniers will have to acknowledge climate ...

Would Civil Disobedience Galvanize a Grassroots Climate Movement?

Kelly Rigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kelly Rigg

While many still hope for a focal hero like Dr. King to come along and pull together the climate movement, we have to realize something -- the movement has already begun, and we are its heroes.

Ignorance Rages at CPAC

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Every single likely candidate in the early GOP field is claiming to believe that climate change does not exist, or else opposes doing anything about it.

The Clean Energy Road to 2035 Paved by the Hard Work of Local Governments

Martin Chávez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Martin Chávez

Transforming America's energy mix to be fueled by 80 percent clean sources by 2035 will undoubtedly be a significant challenge. How challenging it will be, exactly, depends partly on the way we define "clean energy."

U.S. Will Lose Out if We Cut International Climate Funding

Jake Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

U.S. funding for adaptation helps to reduce this risk by making countries less vulnerable to the impacts of global warming.

A New Climate Reality

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

No matter what the impact turns out to be of U.N. conferences, no matter who signs on to resultant accords, it's time to adjust to a new climate reality.

Choosing Polluters Over Children's Health

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Pete Altman

When members of Congress choose to support bills that would prevent the EPA from updating Clean Air Act standards, they are supporting polluters over the health of U.S. children and adults.

Skepticgate: Revealing Climate Denialists for What They Are

Kelly Rigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kelly Rigg

Greenpeace USA's lead researcher just broke the story about a congressional investigation requested by Rep. Waxman that may finally put the climate denial machine under the microscope.

'Superstorm' Could Cost California $300 Billion

aolnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The U.S. Geological Survey recently made quite a splash with its analysis that California could theoretically experience $300 billion worth of damage ...

The Koch Brothers' Climatologist

Russ Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Russ Baker

The other day, USA Today ran an article reporting that 2010 had tied 2005 as the warmest year since record-keeping began in 1880. But what really caught my eye was who they chose to question the significance of the news.

Tunisia's Riots: A Warning to Regimes in the Middle East

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Janet Ritz

People are not so easily distracted toward foreign enemies when their own government turns on a starving population that cannot afford the rising cost of food.

You Can Do Better, Senator Brown

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Senator Sherrod Brown is floating the idea of halting the EPA's work on reducing carbon dioxide pollution for at least one year. To say that I am disappointed is an understatement.

Brazil's Extreme Weather Kills At Least 13

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

AULO (AP) - Brazilian authorities say heavy rains have triggered mudslides and floods in southeastern Brazil, killing at least 13 people. (Scroll down...

In an Energy-Scarce World, Is Energy Efficiency Finally King?

Christopher Mims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Mims

Historically, the better we get at efficiently using a resource, the more of that resource we use. But perhaps it's time to lay this "rule" to rest,

Why Is Fred Upton Lending His Name To The Koch Brothers' War On EPA And Americans' Health?

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), the new chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, is all over the news these days with his calls to block steps by ...

Abu Dhabi Scientists Create Desert Rainstorms: Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Desert dwellers wishing to transform their arid surroundings into a profitable, crop-sustaining oasis have reportedly gotten one step closer to making...

Dutch 'Iceman' To Break Ice Bath Record

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Talk about a shiver-inducing feat: a 51-year-old Dutchman immersed himself in a tank of ice water in an effort to both promote climate change and brea...