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Muddling Through in Mauritania: The Long, Long Road From Revenue Transparency to Government Accountability

Till Bruckner | Posted 11.15.2016 | World
Till Bruckner

What do iron and fish have in common? Answer: Mauritania, a largely desert country of less than four million people in north-western Africa, is immens...

Home Electrical Upgrades and Costs

Paul F.P. Pogue | Posted 11.14.2016 | HuffPost Home
Paul F.P. Pogue

(Photo by Brandon Smith) When you call an electrician into your house, you're trusting them to know what they're doing. Check out our tips on avoiding...

A Reality Check On Coal: The Extra Cost Of CCS Must Be Taken Seriously

Philippe Joubert | Posted 11.07.2016 | Green
Philippe Joubert

If we in the developed world are still addicted to fossil, how can we expect the use of fossil to decrease quickly in developing nations?

Anti-Solar Amendment 1 Deserves A 'No' Vote

Thomas P. Kimbis | Posted 11.04.2016 | Green
Thomas P. Kimbis

It's time for Floridians to turn the tables on those out to trick them.

China Can Slash Energy Use and Emissions at Net Economic Benefit

Jules Kortenhorst | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business
Jules Kortenhorst

By Jon Creyts and Jules Kortenhorst, Rocky Mountain Institute In September, set among Hangzhou's ancient gardens and shimmering new buildings, China ...

How To Raise An Environmentalist

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 10.18.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

We read it in the news every day. From climate change to overfishing to deforestation, it seems that we are on the brink of a natural disaster on an epic scale. If we cannot do something to reverse these trends, we will surely make our planet uninhabitable.

Can Cities Benefit from Last-mile Energy Innovations in Rural Areas?

FOMIN | Posted 10.17.2016 | Impact
FOMIN

By Carlos Guiza and Xosé Ramil Carlos Guiza's passion is to find income-generating alternatives for disadvantaged people. At the Multilateral Inv...

What You Can Learn From Talking To A 90-Year Old

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 09.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Rosenblum

Pretty good shape for 90 - must be those G&Ts Last week we celebrated my father-in-law's 90th birthday. There was a time when even getting to 90 was...

'Green News Report' - July 7, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.08.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Toxic algae bloom in South Florida ruins 4th of July for tourism industry...

'Green News Report' - June 30, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.30.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: US, Canada and Mexico sign major clean energy pact; New report finds mill...

The Nigeria Power Situation: Hindsight, Insight and Foresight

Seyi Fabode | Posted 06.28.2016 | World
Seyi Fabode

My last post on the Nigeria power industry was a reaction to a Vanguard article by the Minister of Power. It was an article I read while at Murtala Mohammed Airport in the midst of what turned out to be a brief power outage.

'Green News Report' - June 16, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.16.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: House Republicans' new agenda calls for rolling back pollution standards;...

'Green News Report' - June 14, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.14.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... Welcome aboard to the GNR's newest affiliate partner, The Thom Hartmann Program! IN TODAY'S RADIO...

'Green News Report' - June 9, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.09.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: San Francisco adopts a climate change adaptation tax; Alberta, Canada, ho...

Why The Next Five Years Will Determine Our Clean Energy Future

Tom Werner | Posted 06.06.2016 | Green
Tom Werner

It's critical that we now focus on the important steps that build on existing momentum and embrace new technologies and approaches that lay the groundwork for a clean energy future.

Secrets of an Electrician

Paul F.P. Pogue | Posted 06.02.2016 | HuffPost Home
Paul F.P. Pogue

(Photo by Adam Levine) Veteran electricians share tricks of the trade they wish their customers knew. Interested in simple and easy ways to save tim...

How Solar Energy Is Changing the World Using New Technologies

Laiza King | Posted 05.23.2016 | Technology
Laiza King

Credit One of the recent technology trends making waves on the globe right now is the significant use of solar energy systems to generate clean, non-...

'Green News Report' - May 12, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.12.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 2013 West, Texas fertilizer explosion ruled a criminal act; Price of rene...

This New Technology Could Help Batteries Last Much Longer

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.23.2016 | Science

Imagine a battery that can be recharged hundreds of thousands of times without ever corroding. A team of researchers at the University of California, ...

The Hidden Green in Earth Day

Charlie Saginaw | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green
Charlie Saginaw

To me, 'Earth Day in Texas' evokes the mental image of cowboys tending to oil derricks and treehuggers advocating to protect polar ice caps from melting.

Breaking Free from the Grips of Coal

Sohara Mehroze | Posted 04.20.2016 | Green
Sohara Mehroze

When it comes to power generation, Bangladesh faces a tough choice. On one hand the country has a burgeoning population with millions still without electricity coverage and coal reserves available to meet that need; on the other, it is one of the most climate vulnerable nations.

Is the World Bank Snatching Climate Defeat from the Jaws of Victory?

Carl Pope | Posted 04.11.2016 | Green
Carl Pope

While clean energy is cheaper to buy and operate than fossil, it requires more capital at the front end -- because the benefits of free sun and wind flow over time, while the expenses of turbines, panels and batteries come all at once. 

'Green News Report' - March 31, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.31.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: State Attorneys General unite to investigate ExxonMobil for climate chang...

WATCH: This Invention Is Lighting Up Disaster Zones

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 03.29.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

When Haiti was struck by an earthquake in 2010, the world came together to help support relief efforts by donating food, water, and medical supplies. ...

'Green News Report' - March 22, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.22.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Sea World vows to end captive orca breeding program; Great Barrier Reef i...