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Chicago's True Cost of Coal

Philip Radford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Philip Radford

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Future Proofing the Boardroom: Today's Agendas

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lucy P. Marcus

The board room agenda is going through a reformation. What are some of the essential things that boards and board members need to think about? Five areas need an update.

Green News Report: February 17, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Heavier sto...

"Kochs' Congress" Proposes to Defund the EPA

Philip Radford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Philip Radford

House Republicans want to pass a continuing resolution that would cut $3 billion from EPA funding, eliminate its top positions, and block its ability to require that wealthy companies reduce carbon pollution.

Greenpeace Activists Scale Dirty Coal Plant and Demand Shutdown (Video)

Kert Davies | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kert Davies

Early this morning Greenpeace activists scaled a coal plant in Bridgeport, Connecticut to send a message that dirty coal plants are responsible for thousands of deaths in America every year.

Egypt's Environmental Future

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

Little thought has been given to how difficult it is for a fledgling democracy to flourish should its population be subject to a severe chronic food shortage. Nutritional instability can lead to political instability, and Egypt is more than half way there.

Green News Report: February 15, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S SPECIAL RADIO REPORT: All...

Inside the Governor's Office: With Wendell Berry and Other Anti-Mountaintop Removal Protestors

Lisa Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Bennett

FRANKFORT, KY, Feb. 11, 2011 -- Wendell Berry, Kentucky's most famous author and one of America's most respected essayists, is among sixteen protester...

New Progressive PAC: If You Want Something Done Right...

Maceo Brown | Posted 04.10.2012 | Chicago
Maceo Brown

Moving beyond the limitations of the traditional but arbitrary political divisions such as age, race, and socio-economic class has allowed our membership to define itself based on shared beliefs.

Sustainable, Recyclable, Durable: Purses and Bags Made from Movie Film

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Holly Cara Price

Julie Lewis was a stay-at-home mom with an undergraduate degree in Biology and a Masters in Nutrition and Biochemistry in 1991 when she came up with a...

Two Severe Amazon Droughts in Five Years Alarm Scientists

Philip Radford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Philip Radford

Tropical rainforests are called the lungs of the earth, because they suck in pollution and breath out clean, healthy air. There is a darker side to this story, though -- without protection, these same forests could actually speed up global warming.

Green News Report: February 10, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Bush EPA se...

From Toilet to Planet: A Brief Journey of Survival

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Subhankar Banerjee

Wherever you may live, think of your part of the hemisphere as a bowl, but instead of looking inside as one student did in his toilet bowl, look outside, up toward the sky and think, what have we dumped there?

Will U.S. Taxpayers Be Asked to Finance Environmental Devastation in South Africa?

Michelle Chan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michelle Chan

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The Clean Energy Road to 2035 Paved by the Hard Work of Local Governments

Martin Chávez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Martin Chávez

Transforming America's energy mix to be fueled by 80 percent clean sources by 2035 will undoubtedly be a significant challenge. How challenging it will be, exactly, depends partly on the way we define "clean energy."

Green News Report: February 8, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Was the Whi...

A New Climate Reality

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

No matter what the impact turns out to be of U.N. conferences, no matter who signs on to resultant accords, it's time to adjust to a new climate reality.

Extreme Weather Report From Home: The Thong Will Drop

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Subhankar Banerjee

I wanted to share a report from my home town, Santa Fe in New Mexico, where temperatures have not only been extreme this past year, but record setting on both ends of the spectrum.

Green News Report: February 3, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Midwest dig...

Green News Report: February 1, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The unreaso...

The State of the Union and the Environment

Philip Radford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Philip Radford

In these challenging times it will not be surprising if President Obama glosses over critical environmental issues in his State of the Union address J...

Are You Up for the President's Challenge? Join Us at the 2011 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

The Energy Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Energy Blog

Last week, President Obama told us in his 2011 State of the Union address that "we need to out-innovate the rest of the world", especially in clean energy technology. As it turns out, energy innovators across the country are already working on doing just that.

Green News Report: January 27, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: From the gr...

The Economic Choice: Should America Hold onto the Past or Prepare for the Future?

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

History is comprised of a series of fleeting moments. But, every so often, our nation has an opportunity to chart a new and fairer course for future generations. We are at such a moment.

Green News Report: January 25, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Getting "Gas"-y at the Oscars; Freakin' Frackin'; Natural disasters are expensive; Catastrophic flooding, drought around the world.