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Fighting Back Against FirstEnergy's Coal Bailout

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 09.03.2015 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

How would you like an investment that promises you a guaranteed return on your equity of more than 11 percent no matter how the company actually performs? That's exactly the kind of sweetheart deal that FirstEnergy is trying to lock in on the backs of Ohio customers.

American Energy Alliance Leads Front Group Attack on Wind PTC

Gabe Elsner | Posted 09.03.2015 | Green
Gabe Elsner

Elected officials and the public should make note that while these groups claim to be "free market" think tanks and non-profits, in reality, they are operating as front groups for the Koch Brothers and other fossil fuel interests with a financial interest in stoping the wind production tax credit.

Climbing Denali

Robert Koehler | Posted 09.03.2015 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Would that President Obama meant what he said when, as he began his symbolic, climate-change-awareness trek to Alaska, he declared: "The time to plead ignorance is surely past."

'Green News Report' - September 1, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.01.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: President Obama makes powerful case for climate action on the edge of ...

Michigan's Republican Governor Says State Will Comply With Obama's Climate Plan

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.01.2015 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) announced Tuesday that his state will comply with the Obama administration's new regulations limiting greenhouse gas em...

Taming the Elephant on Wall Street

Dave Pruett | Posted 08.31.2015 | Business
Dave Pruett

We're witnessing, I'm fairly certain, market chaos associated with the end of the era of fossil fuels.

Why Obama Is Still Missing A Key Step When It Comes To Climate Change

Betsy Rosenberg | Posted 08.28.2015 | Green
Betsy Rosenberg

This is a step in a very positive direction. However the president can't get an "A" in my book until his administration does something to address the eco-education gap among adults.

'Green News Report' - August 27, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.27.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina; NASA warns at least 3 ft. o...

Two Solutions That Cut Down on Fossil Fuels

Paul Falkowski | Posted 08.27.2015 | Science
Paul Falkowski

The first solution is to take the carbon dioxide out of the stack gases of (mostly) coal-fired power plants, or if not there, then directly from the air. Both solutions are expensive and would add a cost to the price of electricity -- but both are, from a technological perspective, doable.

The ACT Is a Beacon of Hope in Tony Abbott's Sea of Despair

Charlie Wood | Posted 08.27.2015 | Green
Charlie Wood

All of this local climate leadership in the ACT Assembly is incredibly ironic given the climate craziness playing out just a stone's throw up the road at Parliament House.

Climate Change This Week: Wind Winds Up, Extinctions Explode and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.26.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Your Meat-Eating Habit Is Killing More Than Just Cows -- says a new report, which cites the land degradation, pollution and deforestation caused by rising global demand for meat as "likely the leading cause of modern species extinctions."

Interview With UN Climate Change Report Author: "Avarice Has Overcome Fear"

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 08.26.2015 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

"In September, a few decades from now, our rich, colorful planet will display to a traveler in space only one white polar ice cap instead of two. Ther...

'Green News Report' - August 25, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.25.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: It's official: July 2015 was the hottest month ever recorded on Planet...

'Green News Report' - August 20, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.20.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

Fox 'News' finally finds reason to 'care' about the environment; Hillary Clinton draws a bright green line around Arctic drilling; EPA tells oil and gas industry to cut the methane; and Islamic leaders call on Muslims worldwide.

'Green News Report' - August 18, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.18.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama Administration gives final approval for Shell's Arctic drilling ...

Climate Change This Week: Cap and Trade Comes, Delta Danger and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.17.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.

Community vs. Coal: Australia's Galilee Basin Battle

Charlie Wood | Posted 08.13.2015 | Green
Charlie Wood

In the Galilee Basin lies enough coal that, if burned, would tip the climate into the red zone, trash the Reef, destroy traditional cultures and condemn us all to a miserable future. Australia's Federal Government was ready give it the green light. Approvals were rushing in.

'Green News Report' - August 13, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.13.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: For the first time in history, more than half of US Forest Service budg...

Double-Dip Oil Rout

Michael T. Klare | Posted 08.13.2015 | Green
Michael T. Klare

As the price of oil continues on its downward course, the cancellation or postponement of such mega-projects has been sending powerful shock waves through the energy industry, and also ancillary industries, communities, and countries that depend on oil extraction for the bulk of their revenues.

'Green News Report' - August 11, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.11.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Toxic mine spill contaminates waterways across three Southwest states; ...

'Green News Report' - August 6, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.06.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

Polluters and their allies line up to attack Obama's new landmark emissions rule; Majority of Americans support cutting emissions and fighting global warming; and Republicans get a new 2016 contender -- try to guess his position on climate change.

'Green News Report' - August 4, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.04.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: President Obama announces historic climate action to slash carbon emiss...

Beam Me Up Mr. President: Bold Action on Climate Change Unleashes Massive Economic Opportunity

Nick Desai | Posted 08.03.2015 | Green
Nick Desai

The hallmark of our global leadership is an unequaled national focus on turning science fiction into science reality by government research and investment enabling private industry.

Climate Change This Week: Hillary's Climate Action Plan, a Wind Power Sheet, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.03.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Forests Disappear, So Do Beautiful Insects. Pinterest.com Forests: the cheape...

A Climate Solution Within Reach

Trip Van Noppen | Posted 08.03.2015 | Green
Trip Van Noppen

We will wield this power at the state and federal levels to spur even more clean energy solutions, such as solar panels and windmills that are becoming commonplace across our country.