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Global Mayors Protest Trump's Anti-Climate Cabinet

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 12.16.2016 | Politics
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

This week, in response to President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet picks for Departments of State, Energy, and Interior, as well as the Environmental Pr...

'Green News Report' - December 15, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.15.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump taps former Texas Governor (and super genius!) Rick Perry to head t...

'Green News Report' - December 13, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.13.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Donald Trump taps Exxon Mobil CEO for Secretary of State; Potential Inter...

Rick Perry, with multiple ties to CEO of controversial pipeline project, tapped for Energy Dept.

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 12.13.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, at Trump Tower this week, is on the board of Energy Transfer Partners, and its CEO was the biggest funder of his 2016 pr...

John Podesta Floated Billionaire Environmentalist Tom Steyer For Energy Secretary

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 10.10.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― John Podesta, former top adviser to President Barack Obama, wanted billionaire climate change activist Tom Steyer to be the president...

'Stranger Things' Got Something Right About The Energy Department And Parallel Universes

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.05.2016 | Entertainment

Real life just got turned up to 11. The U.S. Department of Energy is apparently in the business of understanding alternate universes, according to Sec...

New Nuclear Genies Flying Out of the Bottle?

William E. Jackson Jr. | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics
William E. Jackson Jr.

The U.S., Russia, and China are now aggressively pursuing a new generation of smaller, less destructive nuclear weapons. The buildups threaten to revive a Cold War-era arms race and unsettle the balance of destructive force among nations that has kept the nuclear peace for more than a half-century.

'Green News Report' - September 10, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.09.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

A new entry into the 2016 Democratic presidential race -- and yes, we've got his position on climate change.

On the A-Bomb's 70th Anniversary, Obama Wants to Spend a Trillion Dollars on New Nuclear Weapons

Elliott Negin | Posted 08.06.2016 | Politics
Elliott Negin

News organizations love anniversary stories, and if for some reason you haven't heard, it's the 70th anniversary of when the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan. Despite all this coverage, however, I didn't notice any stories that bothered to mention the fact that the Obama administration wants the U.S. government to spend as much as $1 trillion over the next three decades on a new generation of nuclear weapons.

'Green News Report' - March 12, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.12.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

Sec. John Kerry slams climate change deniers in government; More whistleblowers corroborate a Florida ban on 'climate change'; Solar energy is booming, in the good, non-explosive, jobs-creating kind of way

Nuclear Weapons Lab Used Taxpayer Funds To Obtain More Taxpayer Funds

Center for Public Integrity | R. Jeffrey Smith | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washingto...

How the Consumer Electronics Industry Is Thinking Green

Gary Shapiro | Posted 06.21.2014 | Technology
Gary Shapiro

We all share the responsibility of protecting our planet. Leveraging the power of innovation, the consumer electronics industry is voluntarily leading the way to improve sustainability and increase the energy efficiency of the devices we all rely on.

Kate Sheppard

Former Energy Official Disputes '60 Minutes' Segment On Clean Tech Crash

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "60 Minutes" last Sunday ran a segment on what it described as the "crash" of the clean tech industry, detailing perceived failures in g...

Blatant Distortion and Manipulation of Oil Prices Laid Bare

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.26.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

What transpired on Friday was a brutal movement in the price of oil to the enormous benefit to oil interests. And for no reason that can be explained by either an interruption in supply, direct nor indirect, nor significant change in demand, nor economic data supporting the move.

Flexible Grid, Renewable Energy Offer Hope for Future

Rhone Resch | Posted 10.15.2013 | Green
Rhone Resch

What have we learned 10 years after the largest blackout in U.S. history? Well, for one thing, solar power and other renewables are more important than ever when it comes to our nation's energy security and grid reliability.

'Green News Report' - July 23, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.22.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - July 18, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.17.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - July 11, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.10.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Massive Nonproliferation Program May Expand Nuclear Stockpile

Center For Public Integrity | Douglas Birch and R. Jeffrey Smith | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

By Douglas Birch and R. Jeffrey Smith Center for Public Integrity A multibillion-dollar U.S.-led effort to stem the threat of a terrorist nuclea...

The eGallon: How Much Cheaper Is It to Drive on Electricity?

Dan Leistikow | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
Dan Leistikow

Visit energy.gov/egallon to see your states eGallon price How much does it cost to commute to work or drive across town? The price of gasoline is pos...

'Green News Report' - May 23, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.23.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - April 11, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - April 9, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.09.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - March 26, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.26.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - March 21, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.21.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...