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People Rising to Keep It in the Ground

Lindsey Allen | Posted 05.20.2016 | Green
Lindsey Allen

As the world's nations hammer out an agreement to stabilize the climate, American corporations continue to receive leases to public lands for pennies on the dollar to drill, mine and frack.

2000 Rally In Downtown L.A. Against Fossil Fuels

Philip David Morton | Posted 05.20.2016 | Los Angeles
Philip David Morton

2000 protestors rally in front of Los Angeles City Hall, May 14, 2016 Two thousand people attended a protest march in downtown Los Angeles last Satur...

'Green News Report' - May 19, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.19.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump promises to toss historic UN climate agreement; Native American tri...

'Green News Report' - May 19, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.19.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump promises to toss historic UN climate agreement; Native American tri...

'Green News Report' - May 17, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.17.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Global protests for action on climate change receive no coverage in corpo...

Climate Change This Week: Sobering Suicides, Battery Breakthrough, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.17.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests Protect The BUB: Bizarre, Useful and Beautiful biodiversity that sustains...

Seas May Be Rising, But So Are the People

Erich Pica | Posted 05.13.2016 | DC
Erich Pica

Break Free from Fossil Fuels is a global wave of resistance to keep coal, oil and gas in the ground and to accelerate the just transition to 100 percent renewable energy.

'Green News Report' - May 12, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.12.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 2013 West, Texas fertilizer explosion ruled a criminal act; Price of rene...

UPDATED: Get Smart Fast: The Clean Power Plan in 200 Words

Elizabeth McCulley Gore | Posted 05.17.2016 | Green
Elizabeth McCulley Gore

In August 2015, for the first time, the federal government issued regulations on carbon emissions from power plants. The rules included an interim goal and a final goal for each state of allowable CO2 emissions with the overarching goal of cutting carbon pollution by 32 percent by 2030.

Climate Change This Week; Suffocating Seas, Climate Votes, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.11.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. BBB: Beautiful Brazilian Biodiversity - as shown by these red-eyed tree frogs, is...

Why Is L.A. Toxic?

Mark Ruffalo | Posted 05.11.2016 | Green
Mark Ruffalo

I went on a "toxic tour" of L.A. and witnessed what it looks like when extreme fossil fuel extraction collides with the places where people live, work, and play.

'Green News Report' - May 10, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.10.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Cooler weather slows growth of Canada's catastrophic oil sands region fir...

'Green News Report' - May 5, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.05.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Massive wildfire forces evacuations in Canada's tar sands oil country; FL...

Stop Running Away From Global Warming, Fort McMurray

Scott Thill | Posted 05.05.2016 | Green
Scott Thill

A boomtown pops up out of nowhere to become one of the largest, dirtiest oil projects in the world, much less its Canadian home. It quickly rips open ...

Here Comes The Next Huge Wave Of Solar Panels

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 05.06.2016 | Green

The solar industry is booming. The millionth set of solar panels in the United States was installed sometime in the last two months, and industry lead...

The Transition to Renewable Energy Is at the Tipping Point -- But We Need to Help It Go Faster

Nigel Topping | Posted 05.05.2016 | Green
Nigel Topping

The evidence that the high-carbon energy industry is struggling is mounting. In the last few months, we have seen two of the world's largest energy companies, Peabody Energy and Exxon, facing financial troubles.

'Green News Report' - May 3, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.03.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Ad wars: Clean energy advocates want you to vote -- so the fossil fuel i...

Bernie, the Little Bird, and What May Be Our Last Best Chance to Get It Right

Tom Weis | Posted 05.02.2016 | Politics
Tom Weis

Hillary represents timid incrementalism at a time when the people are restless for bold transformational change, and at a time when such dramatic change is needed to ensure our survival as a species. Fortunately, we have another choice.

The Climate Change President

Swara Salih | Posted 05.02.2016 | Politics
Swara Salih

It is clear that climate action and renewable energy development have become topics with considerable standing in the public and political discussion. Evidently, one of the major figures history will note for that change is President Barack Obama.

Happy Earth Day, Earth!

Montclair Diplomats | Posted 05.02.2016 | Green
Montclair Diplomats

April 22nd is annually celebrated as "Earth Day" and what a better way to celebrate this wonderful day then with the signing of the Paris Agreement. This treaty, which will ultimately reduce global warming in our lifetime, was signed by more than 177 UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) members at the UN on Earth Day.

The Huge Challenges Ahead For Saudi Arabia’s Oil Reforms

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 04.30.2016 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. In this edition, we speak with Dr. Muhammad Sahi...

Time to end the fossil fuel gravy train

Charlie Wood | Posted 04.28.2016 | Green
Charlie Wood

By Cam Klose and Charlie Wood, 350.org Australia Australia's fossil fuel industry has suffered vast losses in public and corporate support, its destr...

'Green News Report' - April 28, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.28.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 'Presumptive' GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump goes nuclear over cli...

Big Oil Ads Beat Out Climate News On CNN

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green

Fossil fuel ads are drowning out news reports about climate change on CNN. During one week in January, just after NASA announced that 2015 was the hot...

'Green News Report' - April 26, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 30 years after the world's worst nuclear accident, new efforts to contain...