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Ford's Impressive Sustainability Strategy

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Buried beneath the pizzazz of high-profile PR announcements, Ford has developed what appears to be a broad, well-thought-out sustainability strategy.

'Tis the Season to Save the Earth (And Your Money)

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Going green is the new "normal" for the coming decade. In addition to being ecologically sound, going green will save each family a couple thousand dollars a year.

Is America the New Becky Sharp?

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

The U.S. emits 6 billion tons of CO2 waste yearly. Only 1/5 of it can be absorbed. The rest is handed off to Indonesian rainforests, the oceans off the Maldives, or the winds over Africa. We are dumping our garbage on the rest of the world's doorstep.

The Revolution Has Begun - "The Shift Hits the Fan"

Kenny Ausubel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kenny Ausubel

The Revolution Has Begun - "The Shift Hits the Fan" By Kenny Ausubel Co-CEO and Founder, Bioneers Opening the Bioneers Conference, October 15th, 2010,...

WATCH: Global Warming Graffiti Art

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Take one lightning fast painter and pair him with a serious environmental threat and you've got 350.org's latest (and coolest) video. The environment...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Natural Gas Replacing Coal Fired Power Plants -- A Major Step Toward Diminishing CO2 Emissions

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Raymond J. Learsy

According to Shell Oil's Marvin Odum, converting from coal to gas fired electricity plants would eliminate 50% to 70% of current CO2 emissions.

Household Products Could Absorb CO2 Emissions

Inhabitat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scientists at GE Global Research found that aminosilicones-a group of materials found in household products like hair conditioners, fabric softeners a...

India's Solar Cell Phone Towers Will Reduce CO2 By 5 Million Tons

CleanTechnica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy of the Indian government is likely to come out with a mandate that would require telecom operators to transfo...

Ford Cuts Computer Use Reducing 20,000 Tons Of CO2 Emissions

Treehugger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The most recent example of putting this in practice comes from Ford. By centrally controlling the power settings on the company's computers, they are ...

Dear Mr. Gates: We Need More than Insulation and Innovation to Reach CO2 Emissions Goals

Paul Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paul Hamilton

We applaud Mr. Gates' support for reducing CO2 emissions and the awareness that he brings to the issue, but the basic premise of his recent piece on HuffPost obscures the reality of what's necessary to achieve realistic change.

Why We Need Innovation, Not Just Insulation

Bill Gates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Gates

Innovation in transportation and electricity -- not improved efficiency -- will be the key factor in reducing C02 emissions 80 percent by 2050.

Ford's Actions Speak to Climate Change Position

Sue Cischke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sue Cischke

It is important to our business, our customers and other stakeholders that we remain a member of the Chamber of Commerce. Yet, at the end of the day, Ford will always speak with its own voice.

Get The Low Down On Cap And Trade

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Recent surveys about public perceptions of climate change and knowledge of cap-and-trade in the United States show that a lot of people out there have...

Global Warming was not Created by Developing Countries

Jurriaan Kamp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jurriaan Kamp

Leaders of developing countries walked out of the UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen yesterday to protest what they called an attempt to kill the Kyoto Protocol.

SuperFreakonomics Authors Forced To Answer Critics

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Since we posted the video and teaser for SuperFreakonomics, the follow up to the bestseller Freakonomics, there's been an outcry from scientists over ...

Fossil Fuels Had A Hand In Dinosaur Extinction

New Scientist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Fossil fuels have a new crime to live down. A frenzy of hydrocarbon burning at the end of the Permian period may have led to the most devastating mass...

Carbon Capture: A Cheaper, Neglected Solution To CO2 Levels

nytimes.com | John Tierney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Governments are doing practically nothing to study the removal of carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere, but this technology could be a much che...

California Dreaming: Driving on Sunshine

Kevin George | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin George

Bottom line, if your enthusiastic about EVs, this may be your time to plug-in and get involved. Find out for yourself why there's electricity in the air around EVs.

Superclunkers for Clunkers

Scott Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Page

Allowing people with superclunkers to trade up to clunkers would put children in safer cars, provide people with more dependable transportation, and reduce gas consumption.

Business as Radical, Not Business as Usual

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Since I was in India 18 months ago, a burgeoning youth climate movement has arrived on the scene.

Cool Off Without The AC This Summer

Chelsea Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

You may want to reconsider blasting your AC in the cars, in your house, and in your workplace (unless you're working outside, 'cause that breeze is fr...

Green News Report - April 21, 2009 (Audio)

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

IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: The EPA declares pollution a hazard (duh)....so Congressional Republicans focus on (wait for it).... cow farts!; The 39th ce...

KCRW's Left Right & Center 04.17.09

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
HuffPost Radio

Tax Tea Parties; EPA/CO2; CIA/Torture; Raul Castro Was it the voice of the people or the voice of right-wing radio?Arianna says there were too many...

One Man's Car Shows Why Aid to the Automakers Must Include a Commitment to Fuel Efficiency

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mitchell Bard

By forcing General Motors and Chrysler to shift focus to a future of fuel-efficient vehicles, all of the concerns can be addressed. The automakers can be saved.