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'Green News Report' - February 11, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.11.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Bernie Sanders slams Republicans on climate change denial after landsli...

An Environmentalist Goes to Alabama to Talk About Climate Change -- Find Out What Happens Next

Mark Tercek | Posted 02.12.2016 | Green
Mark Tercek

Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay temporarily blocking the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan. The plan is intended to be the main regulatory tool to reduce carbon emissions from power plants in the U.S. In many ways, it's the underpinning of U.S. commitments under the recent Paris climate agreement.

'Green News Report' - February 9, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.09.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hillary Clinton pushes Congress to act on the Flint Water Crisis; Donal...

Has the Post-Dam Future Started?

Peter Bosshard | Posted 02.09.2016 | Green
Peter Bosshard

On February 5 the power utility of California's capital Sacramento decided to cancel the $1.5 billion Iowa Hill Dam, a pumped storage project in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. The decision may not be remarkable by itself, but marks a watershed moment and signals the early beginnings of an exciting development away from large dams.

How California Uses Forests - and Economic Forces - to Fight Climate Change

Mark Tercek | Posted 02.08.2016 | Green
Mark Tercek

California is often at the forefront of implementing strong environmental regulations, many times going beyond what the federal Environmental Protection Agency requires. We hope other state and country leaders will follow California's example as the world comes together to build off of the momentum of the Paris agreement.

'Green News Report' - February 4, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.04.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Democrats keep pushing climate action, Republicans keep ignoring it; FL...

'Green News Report' - February 2, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Sen. Ted Cruz promises to eliminate all energy subsidies -- but there's...

Green Is the New Green: New Paths for Sustainable Investing

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
André Corrêa d'Almeida

This post is co-authored by Sofia Santos Today, the green economy represents at least 4 trillion euros, growing at 4% per year, and the investment in...

'Green News Report' - January 28, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.28.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Democratic Presidential candidates focus on climate and clean energy in...

Can Executive Compensation Push Firms to Harm the Environment?

Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability | Posted 01.28.2016 | Business
Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability

The recent passage of the Paris Agreement generated by the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference highlights the global consensus on the importance of reducing our environmental harm. A significant part of the problem, and thus solution, is business.

'Green News Report' - January 26, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.26.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The Great Blizzard of 2016 cripples the East Coast; Yes, it was turbo-c...

From Davos: Unleashing the Power of Nature in Cities

Mark Tercek | Posted 01.24.2016 | Green
Mark Tercek

We need to unleash the power of nature to help make cities more resilient, livable and ultimately flourishing so both nature and people can thrive.

'Green News Report' - January 21, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.21.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Surprise! 2015 was the hottest year ever recorded on Planet Earth; MI G...

From Davos: Building Tomorrow's Global Leaders

Mark Tercek | Posted 01.21.2016 | Green
Mark Tercek

LEAF interns gain valuable first-hand conservation experience and often go on to pursue successful environmental career paths. © Karine Aigner M...

Falling Oil Prices Threaten a Key Ally in Fight Against ISIS

Janet Ritz | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics
Janet Ritz

Falling oil prices, combined with the costs of war and of housing refugees, is threatening the Kurdish Peshmerga's ability to fight ISIS.

From Davos: Water Is a Valuable Asset - Let's Treat It Like One

Mark Tercek | Posted 01.20.2016 | Green
Mark Tercek

When demand outpaces water supply, communities often turn to difficult and costly solutions, such as building reservoirs, importing water or constructing desalination plants. But this week at the World Economic Forum, I'm pushing global leaders to consider a different solution.

Green News Report - January 19, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.20.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

In today's Radio Report: President Obama announces big changes for Big Coal and Big Oil on public lands; Republicans heart fracking in sixth GOP debate; finally, corporate media asks a debate question on climate change...to Democrats

Six Ways Impact Investing Is Transforming the Environmental Movement

Mark Tercek | Posted 01.19.2016 | Green
Mark Tercek

Impact investing is a big topic of conversation this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. I'm participating in various sessions here at Davos on this key opportunity.

'Green News Report' - January 14, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.14.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

President Obama's final State of the Union Address. What he said about climate and energy. What he didn't say. And the Republican (lack of) response.

'Green News Report' - January 12, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.12.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Oil train protesters use 'necessity defense' in oil train blockade tria...

How to Reduce Your Family's Carbon Footprint

Rosie Osmun | Posted 01.11.2016 | Green
Rosie Osmun

Going green or being eco-friendly can seem intimidating, but reducing your carbon footprint doesn't need to involve a radical lifestyle overhaul! There are many simple and affordable ways almost anyone can contribute to helping the environment.

'Green News Report' - January 7, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.08.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Britain's new flood defenses already overwhelmed; Record extreme we...

Koch Brothers' 'Bankers' Sneak Anti-Wind Op-Ed Past the New York Times

Elliott Negin | Posted 01.06.2016 | Media
Elliott Negin

So who are Marc Short and Andy Koenig? The Times identified them only as "the president and senior policy adviser, respectively, at Freedom Partners, which advocates for free-market policies."

'Green News Report' - December 29, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.29.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 'Green News Report' Special Coverage 2015 Year In Review: Before 2015 ...

How the Paris Global Climate Deal Holds Governments Accountable: Transparency and Compliance

Celine Herweijer | Posted 12.23.2015 | Green
Celine Herweijer

2015 was billed as a landmark year in addressing climate change, and as government and business offices around the world close for the holiday season,...