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Smear Job

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

The media got it all wrong in its description of James Lee. Environmentalism isn't about curtailment of life, violence or otherwise; it is about preserving and enhancing the quality of life.

Addressing Climate Change: In Clean Energy We Trust

Mary Ellen Harte and John Harte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte and John Harte

It's time for Americans to rise up and elect leaders who will lead us through this transition period to a healthy, economically robust nation, independent of foreign sources of energy.

Green News Report: September 7, 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: We're back...

New Obama Coal Regulations Would Overturn Weaker Bush-Era Plans

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is proposing a new rule to tighten restrictions on pollution from coal-burning power plants in the eastern...

Senator Barbara Boxer -- Her Reelection -- Our New Climate Movement

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Subhankar Banerjee

We must help Senator Boxer's reelection campaign no matter where we live. She's a champion against offshore oil-and-gas development, while Carly Fiorina's sympathy is with the oil-and-coal companies.

Jason Linkins

Miami Herald Plays Fast And Loose With Oil Rig Photos

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Earlier today, another oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 100 miles south of Vermilion Bay in Louisiana. If you've been following ...

Virginia Menhaden Mess

Ginna Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ginna Kelly

Should management of the menhaden be left in the hands of legislators? Or should the species be managed by the more scientifically based Virginia Marine Resources Commission? Is there a better approach altogether?

An Open Letter to US EPA, Region 6

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Riki Ott

We believe that dispersant spraying across the Gulf of Mexico, from Louisiana to the western Florida panhandle, has continued unabated since July 19, when the seafood safety panel claimed the last dispersants were sprayed.

Jason Linkins

Optimistic Talk On Gulf Spill, But Oil Remains A Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Back in late July, after a summer of struggle, the underwater oil spill caused by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig was finally capped. And then, something wonderful and miraculous happened! The media started remarking that all of the millions of gallons of oil that poured into the Gulf of Mexico just disappeared! Raptured up into Oil Heaven, even! Except: not. But that's not stopped the administration from taking the line that the oil's disappearance is unalloyed good news, and that it's safe for the bon temps to roulez once more.

Green News Report: August 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: Aid slowly...

Tropical Storm May Stop Spill Response For Two Weeks

McClatchy | Carol Rosenberg | Miami Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Winds in excess of 45 miles per hour days away from the Deepwater Horizon gusher in the Gulf of Mexico spill could force at-sea workers to abandon the...

Green News Report: August 24, 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: Egg-gregio...

Koch Brothers Called Out for Waging War Against Obama

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

This is not the first time questions have been raised about Koch Industries' involvement with and funding of the extreme right wing and climate science denial.

Dear White House Re: Oil Spill Not Gone

Philip Radford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Philip Radford

Ms. Carol Browner Director Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 August 16, 20...

PHOTOS: 12 Of Greenpeace's Summer Protests From Around The World

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From Mexico City to Malta, Berlin to Hong Kong, Greenpeace created impressive protests against environmental injustices this summer. Protesters wore h...

Green News Report: August 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: IN TODAY'S...

Cutting Some Slack

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

Environmentalists need to cut President Obama some slack. There are some extenuating circumstances that should soften the criticism of his overall mixed environmental record.

Green News Report: August 17, 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: Shrimping ...

The Campaign to Bring Goats to Your Backyard... And to the White House (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

They're as playful as dogs and they also provide milk, and if you choose, meat. Backyard goats may not have reached the popularity of pet chickens, but they're gaining ground, even in cities.

Green News Report: August 12, 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: Russia's f...

Tsk Tsk TATA - Rise Above SLAPP Suits

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Using legal pretexts to muzzle criticism and free speech, while ignoring the core issue, is not an action in keeping with a conglomerate that professes to be socially responsible and ethical.

Eco Etiquette: Help! Am I Doomed By Dioxins?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. I've been pretty freaked ...

Gulf Restoration

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

Everyone wants to make amends to coastal Louisiana, but it is best not to do so by trying to replicate nature. Better to facilitate the opportunity for nature to run her course.

Green News Report: August 10, 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: Thousands ...

China's Biggest Bank "Not a Mercenary" in Africa

Peter Bosshard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Bosshard

If ICBC declines to fund Gibe 3, China's biggest bank will demonstrate that it respects international environmental standards in its funding decisions.