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Obama Names Two New National Monuments Important To Native Americans

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 12.29.2016 | Politics

The White House designated two new national monuments on Wednesday, one in Utah and the other in Nevada, that will protect important Native American c...

'Green News Report' - August 9, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.09.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: In Rio Olympics' opening ceremony, Brazil goes big on global warming and ...

Not Just Public Lands: Defense Bill Also Incentivizes Fracked Gas Vehicles

Steve Horn | Posted 02.17.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

The NDAA also included a provision that opened the floodgates for natural gas vehicles (NGVs) in the U.S. -- cars that would largely be fueled by gas obtained via fracking.

Kate Sheppard

USPS Is Worried About What Climate Change Will Mean For Mail | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Postal Service has a reputation for being unstoppable. And while rain, snow and gloom of night can't stop the U.S. mail, the he...

The Obama Administration and the Environment: Real Progress (Change You Can Believe In)

Jerry Cope | Posted 10.22.2012 | Green
Jerry Cope

The environmental and renewable energy communities in particular are being courted as the president's environmental record has been criticized for not achieving his campaign promises of four years ago.

How Would a Romney Administration Regulate Air Pollution?

Corbin Hiar | Posted 02.22.2012 | Green
Corbin Hiar

With Mitt Romney at or near the top of the polls in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, the Center for Public Integrity's iWatch News wanted to find out how his administration might regulate toxic air pollutants.

A New Kind of Service

Will Byrne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Will Byrne

In preparing for yesterday's Energy Canvass in honor of the MLK Day of Service, I restored in my mind Dr. King's vision of the attainable "Beloved Com...

Stand With Van Jones, A Real Patriot

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah van Gelder

Do President Obama and his top staff have the strength to stand up to the right-wing attack machine, and will they carry out the agenda Americans elected them to accomplish?

Abetting Historicide: Does Nancy Sutley's Regulatory Banter Cover Up Crimes Against Coalfield Residents?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Are Obama's well-meaning but irresolute environmental administrators abetting the crimes of human rights violations and historicide?

Browner's Second Chance: Obama's Green Team Traces Its Roots Back to Gore

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Roberts

When Obama promised change, he wasn't talking about plucking amateurs from outside government. He was talking about a change from incompetence and stagnation to competence and progress.

UN Panel On Climate Change: White House Says Report Is "Lacking"

AFP | Marlowe Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

During five days of negotiations, the United States repeatedly challenged passages emphasizing the level of threat posed by climate change, objecting ...