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Global Warming Pollution

Black Carbon Second Only To CO2 In Heating The Planet

Posted 01.15.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Michael D. Lemonick: No discussion of climate change can get very far without focusing on greenhouse gases — pollutants in...

Age of Stupid: Environmentalism is Alive and Well

Ryan Mickle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ryan Mickle

We're still screwed, even if we drive Priuses and buy organic food and less toxic home cleaning products. Either we completely reinvent the way we live, or the fat lady sings. And she is warming up in back room.

Crops Could Get Toxic In Warmer Climate

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Staples such as cassava on which millions of people depend become more toxic and produce much smaller yields in a world with higher carbon dioxide lev...

Cap and Trade What?

Wendy Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wendy Gordon

Cap and trade is a familiar, effective means to reduce pollution. In the 1990s, the U.S. acid rain cap and trade program achieved 100 percent compliance in reducing sulfur dioxide emissions.

President Obama: Don't Give Canadian Tar Sands a Free Climate Pass

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Frances Beinecke

Tomorrow President Obama is traveling to Canada. Prime Minister Harper wants to discuss giving Canada's dirty tar sands fuel a pass from greenhouse gas limits.

Not All Lobbyists Are Created Equal: The Current Energy Bills

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

I am an environmental advocate. Sometimes I travel to D.C. to lobby on behalf of issues NRDC cares about. Big Oil companies dispatch lobbyists to the Hill as well. Does that make us equals?