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Green News Report -- April 1, 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: Another reco...

China's Global Dam Builders and the Environment: A Progress Report

Peter Bosshard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Bosshard

At least 216 ongoing dam projects in 49 countries have some form of Chinese involvement, and some of these projects will create social and environmental disasters if completed.

Maddow takes on Koch Industries [video]

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow did a great work up last night on a relatively unknown (until now), but huge player in the 20-year climate misinformation campaign- Koch Industries.

Gulf Oil Spill: Holder To Tour Coast, Meet With State AGs, Federal Prosecutors

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder plans to visit the Gulf Coast to see areas affected by the oil spill and meet with state attorneys gen...

Tropical Storm Agatha Kills At Least 142 In Central America

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GUATEMALA CITY — Flooding and landslides from the season's first tropical storm have killed at least 145 people and made thousands homeless in C...

Schumer Calls For Repeal Of Liability Limit Shield

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says he will introduce a bill to repeal a law that could allow the owner of the oil drilling rig that sank ...

Ed Markey Demands BP Produce Oil Plume Research, Data

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — A congressman is questioning BP CEO Tony Hayward's claim that the oil company has not found evidence of underwater oil plumes. Scie...

Gulf Oil Spill: Massive Underwater Plumes Spell Disaster, Scientists Say

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Independent scientists and government officials say there's a disaster we can't see in the Gulf of Mexico's mysterious depths, the...

Gulf Oil Spill: Best Chance To Stop Leak Won't Be Ready Until August

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The best hope for stopping the flow of oil from the blown-out well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico has been compared to hittin...

Jason Linkins

SHOCK: Offshore Drilling Decision Seems Unlikely To Result In GOP Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As mentioned before, the conventional wisdom on President Obama's decision to backtrack on his previous support for a moratorium on drilling is that h...

Jason Linkins

Obama Announces Drilling Policy In Front Of Toyota Prius Of Fighter Planes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

President Barack Obama, despite having previously supported a moratorium on offshore oil drilling during the 2008 presidential campaign, has announced...

Green News Report -- March 30, 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: China beats ...

Obama: Ongoing Oil Spill 'Enraging,' 'Heartbreaking'

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHICAGO — President Barack Obama said Saturday that the failure of BP's latest effort to stop the damaging flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico i...

Frank Rich On Gulf Oil Spill: Obama's Katrina, Or Worse?

New York Times | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

For Barack Obama's knee-jerk foes, of course it was his Katrina. But for the rest of us, there's the nagging fear that the largest oil spill in our hi...

Gulf Oil Spill: Media Access 'Slowly Being Strangled Off'

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Media organizations say they are being allowed only limited access to areas impacted by the Gulf oil spill through restrictions on...

Oil Spill Taking Toll On BP's, Government's Credibility

McClatchy | Erika Bolstad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — A litany of half-truths, withholding crucial video, blocking media access to the site and a failure to share timely and complete infor...

If I Was Running BP's Public Relations

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

There is all sorts of tried and true PR tactics you can use during a crisis situation and one of the best is keeping the public buried in the details ...

Working Together to Enhance NYC's Clothing Collection and Recycling Efforts

Mattias Wallander | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Mattias Wallander

An effort among charitable or for-profit organization could help the city save an additional $6 million a year by collecting 50,000 tons of unwanted clothing and shoes annually.

Scope of BP Disaster Reevaluated, Worst in History

Edward F. Blizzard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward F. Blizzard

New figures regarding the amount of oil spewing from the well suggest that the Deepwater Horizon disaster could be three times larger than the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska.

NWF Flyover Proves BP Wrong on Oiled Wetlands (VIDEO)

Miles Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Miles Grant

Chris Pulaski, a staffer with the National Wildlife Federation's Coastal Louisiana program, got the chance to get on board a helicopter on Thursday. T...

Green News Report -- May 27, 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: So far, so go...

Gulf Oil Spill: Cleanup Has Cost Federal Taxpayers $87 Million So Far

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Federal officials say cleaning up the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has already cost the government $87 million, making it the third-most ex...

Are Bio-Fuels Still Relevant?

Sue Cischke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sue Cischke

Opponents of bio-fuel claim that it will never be competitive with gasoline or diesel. But bio-fuels are still in their infancy -- with more research, they may indeed become a competitive alternative energy source.

U.S. Predicts Up To 7 Major Atlantic Hurricanes For 2010

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MIAMI — The Atlantic hurricane season could be the busiest since 2005, when Katrina and Rita caused massive destruction along the same part of t...

Gulf Oil Spill: Scientists Discover Massive New Sea Oil Plume

AP | MATTHEW BROWN and JASON DEAREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Marine scientists have discovered a massive new plume of what they believe to be oil deep beneath the Gulf of Mexico, stretching 2...