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NYC Can't Afford Not to "Go Green"

Kathryn Wylde | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kathryn Wylde

Can we afford the cost of "greening" so many buildings in the current economic climate? The answer turns out to be a resounding yes!

Something Wonderful is Happening in Michigan Tonight

Elizabeth Hemmerdinger | Posted 09.30.2013 | Media
Elizabeth Hemmerdinger

I'd like to bring your attention to a most wonderful film that I hope you'll get to see, ASPARAGUS! Stalking the American Life

Green News Report - April 28, 2009 (Audio)

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

IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: Swine flu protection, nuthin' but pork, said the Republicans; California's new fuel regulations threaten corn ethanol; Does ...

Green Hangover

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

It's no secret that that business has always been the fuel in America's economic engine. And creating a green economy is going to be one of the biggest economic drivers in the next fifty years.

The Politics of a Potential Pandemic: From Sebelius to Smithfield

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

GOP obstruction is literally interfering with the functioning of the Federal government during a time of crisis.

Green News Report - April 23, 2009 (Audio)

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

Welcome aboard to our latest new affiliate station - KRXA 540am in beautiful Monterey, CA! IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: Obama in Iowa for Earth Day whil...

ABC News Intentionally Misleading Viewers with RFK-Obama Clean Coal Story

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Josh Nelson

Essentially, ABC pulled together a collection of old quotes and mashed them together out of context to create tension in their story.

Green News Report - April 21, 2009 (Audio)

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

IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: The EPA declares pollution a hazard (duh)....so Congressional Republicans focus on (wait for it).... cow farts!; The 39th ce...

Green News Report - April 16, 2009 (Audio)

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

IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: Goodbye Tax Day '08, Hello Tax Day '09 (with big new incentives to sweeten the deal); Birds taking the long way home; "Green...

No Spam Filter? You've Got a Bigger Carbon Footprint

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

75 percent of this wasted energy is by us, the end user--consumed during all that time it takes us to delete the unsolicited junk. Therefore, having a smart spam filter is not only necessary for our sanity, it also has the global equivalent of taking 2.3 million cars of the road.

CON GAMES: Double-Whammy Puts Right on Thin Ice

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Conniff

Conservatives tend to be all but immune to inconvenient data of climate change, citing marginal studies and anecdotal evidence scientifically proven by looking out your bedroom window.

Green News Report (AUDIO)

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

Welcome aboard to our new partner/affiliate: Huffington Post GREEN! IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: The electrical grid under cyber-attack; No salmon for C...

Power Shift '09 - Youth Event of the Year

Jason Pollock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jason Pollock

To describe the feeling of seeing 12,000 politically active college students from around America is not really possible for me to do in words. It's like taking a picture of a sunset.

Hey Sen. Durbin: FutureGen Dogs Bark, Green Caravan Moves On

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jeff Biggers

While Durbin's eyes are on the prize of "38 billion tons of coal" that sit under our feet in the Illinois coal basin, he is missing the renewable energy revolution that is sweeping the rest of the nation.

What the Press Didn't Tell You About the Largest Youth Movement in Decades (Part One)

Jesse Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jesse Jenkins

Part One: A Growing Movement Comes of Age By Jesse Jenkins, reporting for the Energy Collective and WattHead - Energy News and Commentary This is th...

What the Press Didn't Tell You About the Largest Youth Movement in Decades (Introduction)

Jesse Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jesse Jenkins

On March 2nd, fueled by a fiery passion no snowstorm could chill, thousands stormed Capitol Hill to rally, lobby and even risk arrest in their efforts to ignite a clean and just energy future.

Less Carbon, More Jobs

Jackie Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jackie Roberts

Nothing will compare to the flood of private investment in solutions -- and the companies and workers to produce them -- that a cap on carbon emissions will unleash.

Dirty Coal Has Left the Building: Live Blog from DC

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Author Bill McKibben held down the corner of the park with plenty of media cameras. He declared simply: "Coal is killing the planet. Green energy is going to drive us out of this recession."

Winter Snow Storm Photos: SLIDESHOW

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A massive winter storm pummeled the U.S. today and yesterday, dumping snow all over the nation, including areas which don't usually see much snow, lik...

The Moral Case Against Tar Sands

Ben Jervey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Jervey

If more people understood the conditions on the ground in Northern Alberta, the outcry against this dirtiest of fossil fuels would be a lot harder to ignore.

The Human Cost of Bush's Arctic Policy

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Riki Ott

Why should the Inupiat way of life be sacrificed for our oil dependency? The Arctic should be off limits to oil and gas development.

VIDEO: Mountaintop Removal

Assignment Earth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

New federal mining rules, a parting gift to the coal industry from the Bush administration, will allow mining companies to blast even more mountain pe...

A $50 Billion Nuke Power Bomb is Dropping Toward Obama's Stimulus Package

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

The desperate, dangerous nuclear power industry has dropped a $50 billion stealth bomb meant to irradiate the Obama Stimulus Package.

My Big Fat Vegan Kidney Donation

Hillary Rettig | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hillary Rettig

A lot of people look at you weird when you tell them you're donating a kidney to a non-family member, just as they look at you weird when you tell them you're vegan.

Moving Forward for Farm Animals

Erin Williams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Erin Williams

In 2008, Americans sent an unmistakable signal to Big Agribusiness that we will not tolerate the kinds of animal cruelty that had become standard. In 2009, let's work to accomplish even more.