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Climate Change This Week: Frying February, Minimizing Methane, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.21.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Forests Go, So Do These and many other baby animals. Source fluffyfeet at pi...

Climate Change This Week: A Really Hot 2016 Start, a Really Cool Battery, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.16.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When The Forest Goes, So Does This Beauty, a beautiful tropical forest hummingbir...

How a Voluntary Carbon Fee is Helping Microsoft and the Planet

Tamara "TJ" DiCaprio | Posted 03.12.2017 | Business
Tamara

As a global technology company, we recognize the considerable amount of energy that our products and services require. That is why we committed to carbon neutrality and began our carbon fee program in 2012 and continue to take actions to address our environmental footprint.

Climate Change This Week: Coral Catastrophe, Ultra Thin Solar Cells, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.08.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Forests Go, So Do Captivating Critters, Both Prey And Predators - can you g...

The Climate Post: Study, EPA Spotlight Methane Emissions from Oil and Gas Industry

Tim Profeta | Posted 03.04.2017 | Green
Tim Profeta

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released an updated draft of its Greenhouse Gas Inventory, finding that total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in 2014 were 6.8 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent--1 percent higher than in 2013, but 8 percent lower than the 2007 peak.

Senators Put Politics Above People in Obstructing Supreme Court Nominee

Trip Van Noppen | Posted 03.03.2017 | Politics
Trip Van Noppen

The Senate should not play political games with an institution as vital and important as the U.S. Supreme Court. Nowhere does the Constitution say a duly elected president loses the right to fill a Supreme Court vacancy in the last year of his term.

This Scion Of Standard Oil Is Ditching Her ExxonMobil Stock

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.01.2016 | Politics

Neva Rockefeller Goodwin was born into a family whose ancestors built the American oil industry. But now she's taking steps to direct some of the fami...

The Climate Post: EPA's Clean Power Plan Faces Uncertainty

Tim Profeta | Posted 02.25.2017 | Green
Tim Profeta

It has been more than a week since the U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Power Plan, and stat...

Climate Change This Week: Arctic Goes Bonkers, Voting For Climate Action, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.23.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Bizarre Biodiversity - another reason to preserve forests, as this Brazilian Gorb...

Busting Three Myths About the 2025 Fuel Economy Standards

Margo T. Oge | Posted 02.19.2017 | Green
Margo T. Oge

This June, as part of the rule, there is a "Mid-term Review" where the government has to review the standards, decide to strengthen, weaken or just reaffirm them. As we approach this review, it is appropriate that we separate truth from fiction.

Land and Ocean Grabs Not the Solution to Climate Change

Salena Tramel | Posted 02.18.2017 | World
Salena Tramel

When Hiba Al-Jibeihi stepped off her flight in Paris in early December, it was her first time outside the occupied Palestinian territories where she had lived all of her 24 years.

While Washington Argues Policy, Corporations Keep Buying More and More Clean Power

Dan Probst | Posted 02.15.2017 | Green
Dan Probst

By Dan Probst, Chairman of Energy and Sustainability Services, JLL Don't tell Washington, but corporations are quietly spending billions on clean p...

Climate Change This Week: A Drying Southwest, Clean Cheap Power, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.16.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Tiny Forest Fairy Lanterns are rare and considered threatened in Tasmania, ...

Federal Environmental Policy Can't Find the 21st Century

Steven Cohen | Posted 02.15.2017 | Green
Steven Cohen

While a tie at the highest judicial level leaves lower-level decisions in place, the Court has reinforced climate change policy as ideologically driven.

5 Reasons The Supreme Court's Climate Ruling Hasn't Destroyed The Planet. Yet.

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.14.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court issued a setback to the Environmental Protection Agency's plan to cut emissions from power plants this week, which tip...

Supreme Court Places Earth's Climate on Death Row

Hersh Shefrin | Posted 02.11.2017 | World
Hersh Shefrin

Because the global climate accord reached in Paris this past December is fragile, the Supreme Court ruling is akin to placing the planet's climate on death row. To be sure, the court did not block the EPA's strategy permanently. However, it stopped it dead in its tracks.

Climate Change This Week: Cool Landscapes, Hot Futures, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.09.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The Bear Cub Club meets in the Tongass National Forest, which, with the Great Bear Rainforest is part of the Pacific temperate rainforest, the largest such ecosystem in existence.

Climate Change This Week: The New Coal, Hot Water, Clean Energy Justice, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.02.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When we harm forests, we harm ourselves. Unique Giraffe Beetle, another bi...

Climate Change This Week: Solar Job Boom, US Blizzard Gloom, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.26.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Save and regrow tropical forests -- says an expert, as nations continue to curb carbon emissions.

Investors Have A Big Opportunity for Accelerating Clean Energy

Mindy S. Lubber | Posted 01.25.2017 | Green
Mindy S. Lubber

Paris has built upon emerging shifts towards a cleaner, greener and far smarter development path for the 21st century. It has sent a clear, unequivocal and determined low carbon signal to markets and economic sectors everywhere: The course is irreversible, but the pace and breadth must now be the focus.

Climate Change This Week: Future Major Power Disruption, Clean Energy Pays, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.19.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Deforestation is one of the fastest ways that environments are changing dramatically, while climate change is creating vast fast changes on a global scale.

Climate Change This Week: Climate Chaos, an Energy Revolution, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.11.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

One more reason to save forests: The David Bowie Hunter, a spider newly discovered in the Malaysian highlands in 2015. Forests house fascinating forms of life.

What the Paris Agreement Left Out: A Crucial Path for a Lower Emissions Future

Mia MacDonald | Posted 01.07.2017 | Green
Mia MacDonald

The Paris summit largely ignored a crucial fact: what the world eats and how it produces its food are extremely important factors in addressing climate change, more than most governments and their citizens generally recognize.

Climate Change This Week: Record Hot Christmas, Cozy Cohousing, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.05.2017 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

US Cohousing: A Growing Model For Sustainable Communities are villages that engage in more resource-sharing, efficient use of space, and affordability, and ultimately smart clean renewable energy use.

Climate Change This Week: Groundwater Feeds Sea Rise, Community Solar Rises, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.27.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Every day is Earth Day, folks. Making the U.S. a global clean energy leader will ensure a heck of a lot more jobs, and a clean, safe future.