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Asia's Energy Future Comes With Global Responsibility

Pierre Gadonneix | Posted 06.26.2013 | Business
Pierre Gadonneix

The region's rapid economic growth has fueled its enormous energy consumption. However Asia's heavy dependence on fossil fuels threatens to cause serious damage to the environment as the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere could double over the next 20 years.

'Green News Report' - April 25, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Benson: CU Will No Divest Of Fossil Fuels In Endowments

The Boulder Daily Camera | JOE RUBINO | Posted 06.25.2013 | Denver

Asked Wednesday at a town hall meeting if he would support the CU Foundation divesting of fossil fuels -- a move recently approved by the student body...

The Geopolitics of Climate

Carl Pope | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green
Carl Pope

The shared sacrifice view was good economics twenty years ago in Rio; it was good economics at Kyoto; but it was no longer good economics by the time climate negotiations crashed and burned in Copenhagen. It's terrible economics today.

Mind Your Metaphors: Words Have Power

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 06.24.2013 | Green
Frances Moore Lappe

The problem is, if we conceive of our challenge as squeezing within the limits of a finite planet, our imaginations stay locked inside an unecological worldview of separateness and lack -- precisely the thinking that got us into this mess. Not good.

'Green News Report' - April 23, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.23.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Climate Change This Week: The $6 Trillion Mistake, Cut The Soot, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.22.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Fossil Fuels Investments A $6 Trillion Mistake, if the world addresses climate change, says a London School of Economics study, reports Sally Bakewell...

The Carbon Bubble

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business
Aiko Stevenson

Five years after the Great Recession wiped trillions of dollars off global stock markets, the world is facing another economic risk from the fossil fuel industry.

'Green News Report' - April 18, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.18.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Making Solar Sustainable: Inside a Solar Giant

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.18.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The Renewable Energy Kids - Solar, Wind, Geo and Wave (wave to the folks, honey!) - are all growing up at different rates, having been nurtured in ve...

'Green News Report' - April 16, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.16.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Climate Energy This Week: Healthy Clean Energy, Mideast Climate Change, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.14.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Invest In Clean Energy To Reap Enormous Health Benefits says the UN, reports Alister Doyle at Reuters News, and help slow climate change. Fossil fuel ...

13 Oil Spills in the last 30 Days (INFOGRAPHIC)

Heather Libby | Posted 06.12.2013 | Green
Heather Libby

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'Green News Report' - April 11, 2013

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

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GOP's Renewable Fiction

Edward Flattau | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green
Edward Flattau

What is really holding back a full-blown renewable energy boom is not technological shortcomings. It is the lack of political will to risk the fossil fuel industry's wrath.

In Gina McCarthy Hearing, Possible Conversation Over Cap-and-Trade

Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green
Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz

This is a pretty straightforward cap-and-trade proposal very similar to the one currently in place to control acid rain. In fact, there was a time when members of the GOP were the most enthusiastic advocates for cap-and-trade.

'Green News Report' - April 9, 2013

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

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The Art of Clean Energy War

Justin Guay | Posted 06.08.2013 | Green
Justin Guay

It just so happens that a vast amount of entrepreneurial energy is laying the foundation for decentralized clean energy to succeed by piggybacking on the most successful leapfrog technology to date -- mobile phones.

Droughts, Storms, Floods, Fires and the Tea Party

Carl Pope | Posted 06.08.2013 | Green
Carl Pope

Christie boxed himself in by dismissing the causes of climate change as too hypothetical before Sandy slammed into his state, and now lacks the running room to tell people the hard truth that barriers islands in the Atlantic are no longer a safe place for communities.

Climate Change This Week: MegaMelt, Clean Energy Rockin', and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.08.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

It's Melting, Melting: 1600 Years Worth of Andean Ice Melted in 25, says a new study, reports Justin Gillis at the New York Times. Researchers studyin...

'Green News Report' - April 4, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Honoring Dr. King's Legacy by Bringing the Power of Our Voices and Action to Tackle Climate Change

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

The more we raise our voices and shine a spotlight on acts of environmental injustice, the harder it is for the industry to maintain its protective shroud of silence. So let's join Rev. Yearwood and follow the example of Dr. King. Tackling climate change is the challenge of our time.

Keystone Pipeline: Environmental Impact Statement Revisited

Bill Chameides | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

Officials at TransCanada insist that their proposed Keystone XL pipeline is environmentally safe. Current events suggest otherwise.

The Sacred Headwaters: Goliath Defeated by 1,000 Davids

Todd Paglia | Posted 06.03.2013 | Green
Todd Paglia

The people took a stand against one of the largest multi-national oil companies in the world and resolved to fight back against Shell's plans to annihilate the Sacred Headwaters. And we were successful.

'Green News Report' - April 2, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.02.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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