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Zach Carter

Obama Fires Back At Elizabeth Warren And Trade Critics, Escalating Democratic Feud

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 04.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama pushed back against Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Democratic critics of his trade agenda on Friday, accusin...

Being Hyper Critical of Hillary Could Be 'Cutting Off Your Nose to Spite Your Face'

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 04.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Peter D. Rosenstein

We know Hillary because she has been in the public spotlight for over 40 years. We know from her work history that Hillary Clinton is a strong advocate for women's rights, civil rights, LGBT rights and the rights of those immigrants here today, so that they may have a path to citizenship.

Igor Bobic

Carly Fiorina: Environmentalists To Blame For 'Man-Made' Drought In California

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 04.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina on Monday blamed environmentalists for what she called a "man-made" drought in California, whic...

Kate Sheppard

The One Thing Conservation Groups Are A Little Excited About This Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the new chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, Rep. Rob Bishop may be ready to spar with the Obama administration on some ke...

It's Not Just Keystone (Or, Another Frackin' Mess)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 04.16.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Out where the Great Plains kiss the sky, and oilmen poke the ground, a drillin' fella might even get the urge to burst into song! ...

Kate Sheppard

Senate Now Has Enough Votes To Pass Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– The new Senate Republican majority creates an opportunity for likely Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to force a vote on the pr...

Hajj 2015: Year of Development

Mehrunisa Qayyum | Posted 12.16.2014 | Impact
Mehrunisa Qayyum

In scrolling through these pictures, opportunities for development mean avoiding logistical nightmares and health epidemics.

Top 10 Art Shows This Fall

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 12.03.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Now that the fall art season is well underway, we've picked the Top 10 global art shows to see this season.

Why Gloom And Doom Is Not A Good Strategy For Climate Change Advocates

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 11.17.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

The idea of branding climate change could seem like another exercise in navel-gazing unless you consider the effectiveness of the opposition. They've got branding down, relentlessly repeating the mantra, "science is inconclusive and solutions are exorbitant and unproven."

This Woman Taught Us To Respect Nature

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 09.02.2014 | World

There’s nothing very natural about caring for nature. The first and predominant impulse of humans has almost always been to burn the trees, exhaust ...

Green Billionaires Club? David Vitter Owns Stock in Coal Utilities Fighting EPA Carbon Rules

Steve Horn | Posted 10.08.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Critics of the report say it is propaganda designed to skewer the Obama EPA and environmental philanthropists for "conspiring to help the environment."

Remembering Environmental Defenders

Erich Pica | Posted 07.26.2014 | Green
Erich Pica

On Memorial Day, there is nothing more haunting, tranquil and inspiring as listening to taps being played at a cemetery honoring the men and woman who...

Kate Sheppard

Greenpeace USA Names New Executive Director

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.06.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Greenpeace USA announced new leadership on Tuesday, tapping filmmaker, author and environmental activist Annie Leonard to serve as its n...

Robert Musil's Rachel Carson and Her Sisters

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green
Lawrence Wittner

Musil shows that, although Carson herself worked well with men, her deepest influences and relationships, her love of nature and science, and her influential contacts came from women.

Relatives Urge For Investigation After Thai Environmentalist Goes Missing

AP | THANYARAT DOKSONE | Posted 04.21.2014 | Green

BANGKOK (AP) — Relatives and human rights groups urged Thai authorities on Monday to investigate the disappearance of an environmental activist who ...

What it Will Take to Tackle the Climate Crisis

Sheila D. Collins | Posted 06.17.2014 | Green
Sheila D. Collins

The latest report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change confirms what is manifest to all but those blinded by ideology and short-term profits, but can it galvanize a response commensurate with the challenge?

Kate Sheppard

Environmental Groups Launch Ad Blitz Defending Vulnerable Lawmakers

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON—Environmental groups are launching a multi-million dollar television advertising blitz to defend vulnerable members of Congress in four s...

A True Rags-to-Riches Story of a Legend and How to Be a Legend in Your World

Marilyn Tam | Posted 05.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Horst Rechelbaclher had an unlikely start to become the founder of Aveda Corp., the father of organic health and beauty products, and a triple digit m...

Little Fire Ant Problem? Coquis to the Rescue!

Sydney Ross Singer | Posted 04.21.2014 | Hawaii
Sydney Ross Singer

It's great news that the Hawaii legislature is taking the little fire ant problem seriously. This noxious species is a real pest that deserves attenti...

Youth Plan Major White House Protest Against Keystone XL this Weekend

Jamie Henn | Posted 04.28.2014 | Green
Jamie Henn

Young people powered President Obama to the White House. Now, they're protesting him outside of it.

Creating Connections With Nature Via Art

Carmen Zella | Posted 04.25.2014 | Arts
Carmen Zella

Some take the beauty and transpose it into an entirely new medium such as a canvas; however, some artists actually manipulate nature and turn it into art. This is most commonly called "Land Art."

Kate Sheppard

Keystone Analysts' Ties To TransCanada Still Drawing Fire

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An environmental group is again hammering the contractor that created last Friday's environmental impact analysis for the proposed Keyst...

Markets Aid Environmentalists' Efforts to Curb Oil Drilling in Alaska

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

On Friday, we found out why, when his State Department announced its findings that the pipeline, despite releasing between 147 and 168 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions annually, would not 'significantly increase carbon in the atmosphere.'

Did You Hear the One About the Serious Environmentalist?

Keith Gaby | Posted 03.18.2014 | Green
Keith Gaby

If you spend time with environmental activists, you'll find that most of us don't fit the stereotype. We won't scold you for driving the wrong car or turning up the heat on a cold day, and we probably tell more jokes about ourselves than any else.

Kate Sheppard

Local Anti-Fracking Activists Get Financial Assist From MoveOn

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The online progressive organization MoveOn will announce Thursday a new program to support local anti-fracking activists across the U.S....