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The Inside Scoop on the "Climate War"

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

The first question I had for author Eric Pooley after I finished reading his new book, The Climate War, was whether he had set up hidden cameras all o...

Interior Department Stalls Alaska's Offshore Drilling Expansion

McClatchy | Erika Bolstad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Tuesday that his department will spend the next several months determining what it needs to know to ...

Green News Report -- April 13, 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: Are we gonna n...

Saving the Jordan Valley Eco System

Yermi Brenner | Posted 04.08.2012 | World
Yermi Brenner

As the draining of the Jordan River grows, the amount of water spilling into the Dead Sea is becoming smaller. In the past few years several people have been injured falling into Dead Sea sinkholes.

Garbage Burning: New Alternative Energy U.S. Lags On

New York Times | ELISABETH ROSENTHAL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HORSHOLM, Denmark -- The lawyers and engineers who dwell in an elegant enclave here are at peace with the hulking neighbor just over the back fence: a...

Don Blankenship: Investors, Politicians Begin Calling For Massey Head To Resign

Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The calls to oust Massey Energy Company Chairman and CEO Don Blankenship began in earnest Monday, with members of both the private and public sectors ...

Bill Maher On BP Oil Spill: 'I Feel Oily ... I Feel Their Sh*t On Me' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Friday marked Bill Maher's last show of the season, and while the BP oil spill has been a subject on "Real Time" from week to week, this time Maher de...

Gulf Needs Concrete Actions That Respect Residents' Rights

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Kennedy

CODEN, Ala. -- When Gulf Coast resident Louise Bosarge heard President Obama refer to her community as "resilient," her response was poetic: "We bounce back. We always bounce back. Bouncing hurts."

It's Hair Raising: We Want to Stop the Spill

Nancy Chuda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nancy Chuda

We are cut out when it comes to our voices and opinions concerning the BP oil spill. We are cut off from the people who are vying to find solutions. However, there is a natural and safe oil spill clean-up alternative.

GOP: Gulf Oil Spill Shows Obama's Lack Of Leadership

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Republican presidential contenders appear to have found a 2012 campaign theme: They're spreading the word that President Barack Obama lacks enough rea...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Green News Report -- June 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: Even more of th...

BP Now Valued At Less Than Its Assets

By BRIAN SKOLOFF and RAY HENRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) -- The financial toll of the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico escalated Wednesday as BP's stock plummeted to a 14-year lo...

Gulf Residents, Businesses: BP Holding Up Damages Claims

By BRIAN SKOLOFF and RAY HENRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) � The financial toll of the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico escalated Wednesday as BP's stock plummeted to a 14-year l...

The Winds of Change

Ted Danson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ted Danson

While images of oiled wildlife and beaches hit us in the gut there's another reason why it's time to stop drilling for oil in our oceans. It might not have a face or feathers, but it's just as important.

BP Didn't "Spill" Milk in the Gulf of Mexico

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

It's quite a coup for BP to have such a massive disaster on its hands to be described as a "spill," a word that implies accidental and minor in scale. "Oops, I spilled my milk" comes to mind.

Eco Etiquette: Are Women Greener Than Men?

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 got into a heated debat...

West Virginia Mine Operator Escaped Extra Federal Oversight Despite Numerous Violations

New York Times | MICHAEL COOPER and IAN URBINA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The operator of the West Virginia mine that exploded on Monday, killing at least 25 people, was warned by federal officials just over two years ago th...

Jason Linkins

Massey CEO Blankenship Has Complained About 'Nonsensical' Regulation

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Another way of saying that the rules are "difficult to comply with" is to say: "On the other hand, we're just fine racking up multiple violations."

Offshore Drilling Most Popular Among Republicans, Elderly, White and Wealthy

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

When President Obama announced recently that he'd open new coastal areas to offshore drilling, there was considerable speculation as to what the polit...

WATCH: Roy Sekoff: Experts? 300 Million Americans Can Tell Obama Whose Ass to Kick

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Huff TV

Huffington Post editor Roy Sekoff appeared on "The Ed Show" Tuesday to follow up on President Obama's response to the ecological disaster in the Gulf ...

Dan Froomkin

Gulf Oil Spill: Federal Estimates Again Eclipsed By Reality

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Video from the sea floor has once again exposed as ludicrous the federal estimates of how much oil is poisoning the Gulf of Mexico. That video shows t...

Jason Linkins

Exxon Valdez: How That Disaster Destroyed The Economy 20 Years Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Here's something else you can add to your oil spill woes. The Exxon Valdez disaster occurred on March 24, 1989. Flash forward to 2008, and there's widespread systemic failure that sends huge sums of wealth straight to Money Heaven.

Green News Report -- June 8, 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 very b...

An Economy Not Worth Saving

Dale Pendell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dale Pendell

Let the recession come. The earth needs a recession, badly, globally.