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Siberia's Climate Time Bomb: Thawing Permafrost Could Spell Disaster

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHERSKY, Russia — The Russian scientist shuffles across the frozen lake, scuffing aside ankle-deep snow until he finds a cluster of bubbles trap...

Green News Report: November 18, 2010 (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: BP made '...

Expanding Envionmental Cousiousness: Meet Nina Simons, Co-founder of Bioneers

Leah Lamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leah Lamb

Once in awhile, you find yourself in a moment when you realize, in the moment, that this is the moment that is going to impact your future. For me, th...

Green News Report: November 16, 2010 (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 so-cal...

Breaking a Path for Rivers and Rights

Peter Bosshard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Bosshard

The time for a rights-based approach to development has come, and the WCD report offers great guidelines on who to turn it into practice. Happy Birthday, World Commission on Dams!

Why We Can't Have Another One Hundred Years of Fossil-Digging in North America

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Subhankar Banerjee

We've burned coal-and-oil for more than hundred years that has resulted in the human-made climate change we're dealing with right now. We cannot allow one more hundred years of the same.

Green News Report: November 11, 2010 (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: Limbaugh ...

Jason Linkins

Tony Hayward, Former BP CEO, Addresses Cambridge Union, Says More Dumb Things

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Last night, former BP CEO Tony Hayward addressed the students of Cambridge University at the Cambridge Union Society, about that whole "destroying the...

Eco Etiquette: Can You Be A Weekday Vegetarian?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

From an environmental perspective, I take issue with an all-or-nothing approach to meat eating. We don't insist that people ride their bikes exclusively, or only shop at the farmers market, or never travel by airplane

Green News Report: November 9, 2010 (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: Not-so-ba...

Jason Linkins

Hayward: BP Was Unprepared For 'Media Scrutiny'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Former BP CEO Tony Hayward should really think about heeding advice to "really just stop talking." But talk he has, and so we've all learned a whole bunch of new things about the guy who's really, really sorry about that whole catastrophic oil gusher thingy. For instance, we now know that if he had to do it all over again, he would have totally gone yachting, and, like all yachtsmen, he only took to the high seas as a means of tamping down all of the anger he was feeling.

Green News Report: November 4, 2010 (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: Let the p...

Australia's Hazardous Road To Climate Action

Peter Boyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Boyer

We are a contradictory species, and no more so than here in Australia. The nation that gave birth to green politics is also among the planet's top car...

The Mom Motivation

Angela Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Angela Haines

A new breed of entrepreneurs is gaining steam: moms who decide to create new businesses after giving birth. While pundits ponder why women are u...

Green News Report: November 2, 2010 (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: Steppin' ...

Prop 23: An Oily Blot on the California Ballot

Mindy Pennybacker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mindy Pennybacker

Prop 23 proponents inaccurately claim that the growth of solar, wind, and other sources will raise energy rates sky high. In actuality, studies show that California households will reap significant savings from higher energy efficiency.

Green News Report: October 28, 2010 (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: Congrats ...

Scare Tactics

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

How many times is the oil industry going to resurrect this phony conflict? A robust economy and healthy environment are symbiotic, not adversarial.

Green News Report: October 26, 2010 (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: Cholera ou...

Green News Report: October 21, 2010 (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: Is Beck t...

Dam Removal Spurs River Renaissance

Rebecca Wodder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Wodder

The Patapsco is a model for how we can restore rivers and reconnect communities to rivers across the region, and the nation. Tearing down old, unsafe dams opens up all kinds of new opportunities.

Conflict at Zambian Mine Casts a Shadow on Chinese Labor Practices

Peter Bosshard | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Peter Bosshard

Only days after the rescue of the Chilean miners, Chinese supervisors shot and wounded eleven workers in a Zambian coal mine, reminding us that they are the international canary in the mine shaft.

Green News Report: October 19, 2010 (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 "Glo...

What Should We Call People Who Care About Climate Change and Clean Energy?

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
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David Roberts

What do you call people who care about climate change and clean energy (PCCCCE)? Why is there no term? There's more at stake here than the semantic frustrations of journalists.

Do-nothings

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

If they don't get their heads out of the sand, ostrich-minded lawmakers railing against increased energy costs because of the imposition of climate change measures risk the enmity of future generations.