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Green News Report: October 28, 2010 (Audio)

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

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Congrats Ex...

Mapping the Money and PR Behind Prop 23

Ryan Van Lenning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Ryan Van Lenning

At least 92% of contributions being pumped into Prop 23 are from energy companies that would be regulated by the energy and climate legislation they are trying to overturn.

Poison at the Tea Party

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

In their zeal to live free from outside interference, the tea parties are shooting at the wrong target. They would be right to be angry with an oil i...

Mileage: This Isn't Rocket Science. It's Auto Mechanics

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

The next big thing from Detroit may not just be a new car, but a new car industry: Transformed, modern and competitive. This month, with traditional ...

Beyond Carbon Legislation: Energy Transition

Chris Nelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris Nelder

All is not lost, my Green friends. We're hardly back to Bush. In fact, there is finally significant momentum going in the right direction.

David Leonhardt: Climate Bill, Like The Country, Overcome By Heat And Inertia

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This city just endured its hottest June since records began in 1872, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. So did Miami. A...

On Climate, Energy, Oil Rigs: First, Do No Harm

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

United States action on global warming is long overdue. But energy industry lobbyists and their Senate allies have thwarted the best efforts of three ...

Grow a Conscience: How to Garden Green

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Whether your farm fits in a window box or spans several acres, ensure a truly green thumb with these Earth-friendly gardening gizmos.

Drill in the Gulf? No! Drill Into Detroit's Know-How

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

What do we do after BP fixes the gusher in the Gulf of Mexico -- days, weeks or months from now? We tell them what to do with the rest of their oil: Keep it in the ground.

Paul Krugman: Climate Change Economics, What Economists Agree On

The New York Times Magazine | PAUL KRUGMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In what follows, I will offer a brief survey of the economics of climate change or, more precisely, the economics of lessening climate change. I'll tr...

Greening the Blue

Kiyotaka Akasaka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kiyotaka Akasaka

This year, the UN is launching a new public web site that records the carbon footprint of just about every UN agency. The first step in solving a problem is figuring out its true scope and being transparent about it.

Green News Report -- March 23, 2010 (Audio)

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

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: World Water Da...

Requiem for a Hummer

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

GM's Hummer has died. But it'll continue to spew its fumes -- and spread global warmth -- for years to come.

Last Best Chance for Climate Legislation Before 2013?

Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz

Is climate change legislation dead for the foreseeable future? Maybe not. There's still a sleeper bill that tackles carbon emissions and puts money into American's pockets that is now picking up steam.

California Network to Monitor Global-Warming Emissions

nytimes.com | TODD WOODY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

California is preparing to introduce the first statewide system of monitoring devices to detect global-warming emissions, installing them on towers th...

Weekly Mulch: Murkowski Vs. the EPA

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

Weekly Mulch: Murkowski Vs. the EPABy Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger On Thursday afternoon, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) pulled out a rarely-use...

Environmental Leadership at LA's Port

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

In addition to being primary trade portals for Europe and America, Rotterdam and Los Angeles share another distinction -- they are both pioneering leaders in port emissions reductions.

Days 3 and 4 - My Week of Environmentally Responsible Living

Shravya Reddy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Shravya Reddy

For all those looking for a way to lessen their carbon footprint, the bottom-line remains that a dietary shift is the single most effective way to do so.

Protesters Hold Massive Rallies Against Emissions, Climate Change

New York Times | ANDREW C. REVKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Campaigners against global warming have drawn on an arsenal of visually startling tactics over the years, from posing nude on a Swiss glacier to scali...

Green Motorcycle Shop Rehabs Classic Choppers So They Are Zero-Emission

The Coloradoan | David Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Growing up, Chris Ravana didn't always have the newest or nicest motorbikes. He did, however, always have the most customized bike. Advertisement At ...

How Can You Reduce NYC's Climate "Foodprint"?

Jacquie Berger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jacquie Berger

When most of us think about climate change, the first thing that comes to mind are switching our light bulbs or riding a bike to work, but it turns out that deciding what to eat for dinner can be of much greater consequence.

To Tip or Not to Tip -- That Is the Question for Copenhagen

Johan Rockström | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Johan Rockström

To reduce the risk of tipping into the unknown, we need a new global deal for sustainable development. Copenhagen should be viewed as a first necessary step toward this new deal.

No Impact Week: A Few Thoughts on Getting from Here to There

Molly Greenwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Molly Greenwood

Instead of buying a new car, I bought a Vespa. And you know what? It has turned out to be the perfect complement to my alternative transportation lifestyle.

Global Warming Fight: Saudi Kingdom Wants Countries To Pay For Drop In Oil Revenue

New York Times | AD MOUAWAD and ANDREW C. REVKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Saudi Arabia is trying to enlist other oil-producing countries to support a provocative idea: if wealthy countries reduce their oil consumption to com...

Bloomberg Drops Greenhouse Gas Initiative

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

After intense opposition from building owners, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has dropped the most far-reaching initiative of his plan for reducing greenh...