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Dissolving the Palin Prejudice

Stephen H. Dinan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Stephen H. Dinan

I believe that everyone has their divine role to play in the world, even those with very different politics, beliefs and values. While I have held that truth, I still had a visceral reaction to Palin.

Our Workforce is Not Disposable

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Riki Ott

January 13, 2010 U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, Chair SENATE HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND PENSIONS COMMITTEE U.S. Representative George Miller, Chair HOUSE EDUC...

Shell Wins Federal Approval To Drill For Oil Off Alaska Coast

Washington Post | Steven Mufson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Interior Department has given Shell approval to drill oil exploration wells in two leaseholds in the Beaufort Sea, which could lead to the first d...

Beware the Sirens of Big Oil

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Riki Ott

My advice to coastal residents in the Lower 48: Take heed. We learned the hard way that Big Oil's promises were good only until authorizing laws were passed and permits approved.

California's Budget Crisis Turns Out to Be Great for Oil Companies. Weird.

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Kelly

We may never go to the moon again, but thanks to last night's California budget compromise, we're going to be drilling off Santa Barbara again. Who says America can't accomplish things anymore?

Green News Report - July 2, 2009 (Audio)

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

IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: California wins one for a change; Where's the beef? Recalled!; Did EPA suppress study from global warming skeptic?... PLUS:...

150 Years

Robert Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Weissman

The 150-year sentence is headline grabbing, but what should surprise us is not that Madoff got such a long sentence, but that other corporate criminals escape with no criminal prosecution at all.

Court Orders $507.5 Million Damages In Exxon Valdez Spill

AP | MARK THIESSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Exxon Mobil Corp. was ordered Monday to pay about $500 million in interest on punitive damages for the Exxon Valdez oil spil...

Some Oil Companies are More Eco Friendly: Who's Fuelling Your Summer Drives?

Starre Vartan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Starre Vartan

Turns out there's a significant difference in how environmentally-friendly (or not) the oil companies are, and why shouldn't that info impact my decision about where to spend my money.

An Industry Drunken with Profits

Javier Sierra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Javier Sierra

Exxon has long ago turned the page on Valdez spill twenty years ago. However, for the Alaska residents, especially the fishermen, the nightmare continues.

Drain, Baby Drain! 6 Million Gallons of Crude Oil at the Base of Erupting Volcano Could be Alaska's Next Exxon Valdez

Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker)

On its 20th anniversary, we all relive the human and environmental tragedy that was the Exxon Valdez oil spill. But today, right now, Alaska faces down another threat.

Exxon Spill -- 20 Years of Tears

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Shannyn Moore

Sarah Palin failed to use the national stage to plead Alaskan's case to citizens who had long forgotten the images of a once pristine Prince William Sound turned into a thick, black, rolling sea.

The Captain May Be Sober Now, but Big Oil Is Still on a Binge

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Until this industrial ecology changes, the idea of clean oil company will remain an oxymoron.

Three Lessons We Still Haven't Learned 20 Years After the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

J.S. McDougall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
J.S. McDougall

Take a 10 minute break today, on the anniversary of one of the most tragic--and still unresolved--environmental disasters of our modern energy age to reflect on three lessons.

Slow Down -- Speed is So Yesterday

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

If the current downturn means that we all slow down a little, that may turn out to be the smartest strategy of all. Because the economy surely can't recover until we do.

The Human Cost of Bush's Arctic Policy

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Riki Ott

Why should the Inupiat way of life be sacrificed for our oil dependency? The Arctic should be off limits to oil and gas development.

Crimes at the Top of the World: The Human Cost of Oil

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Riki Ott

Why don't we all learn more about Bush's U.S. Arctic Policy along with Inupiat children like Ricky? If the Alaska story "went into you," maybe you could help protect our coasts along with yours.

Upping Arianna's Ante: Pledge to be Unreasonable

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Riki Ott

Pledge to engage -- with your neighbors, at your workplace, school, or church. Pledge to put the planet and future generations first when making everyday decisions.

Exxon Valdez Survivor To Tennessee Coal Sludge Victims: Get Everything In Writing

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Open letter to Tennessee communities harmed by the coal ash spill By Riki Ott CORDOVA, Alaska -- I am sorry for your losses. These simple words wer...

Exxon Valdez Payments Finally Start Coming In

Anchorage Daily News | WESLEY LOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The millions of dollars Exxon Mobil Corp. has surrendered as punishment for the Prince William Sound oil spill have started hitting the streets, nearl...

The Oil Still Polluting Alaska, 20 Years After Exxon Valdez (VIDEO)

J.S. McDougall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
J.S. McDougall

The Exxon Valdez tanker ran aground in the Prince William Sound on March 24th, 1989. Over the next three days, three-thousand miles of Alaska's coastl...

"Fisherma'am" Proposes 28th Amendment: Separation Of Corporation And State

Chelsea Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Every so often an idea comes along that rings with such clarity and purpose that it ignites the imaginations of millions of people. That spark of exci...

19 Years And Waiting: Exxon Valdez Payments Delayed Again

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Prince William Sound commercial fishermen have waited 19 years for punitive damages against Exxon Mobil Corp. in the nation'...

Game. Set. Match. Obama.

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

McCain's outright mockery of the health and life of the mother as being a legitimate reason for termination was deplorable. How dare he!?

Connect the Dots: See the Real Costs of Our Oil Dependency, More Oil is Not the Answer

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Riki Ott

Cordova, Alaska. The other night I biked over to the home of Linden and Kevin "Sam" O'Toole to watch the CNN Anderson Cooper 360º story on the Exxon ...