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What You Need To Know About Food Waste And How It Affects You

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 06.29.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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The PennEast Pipeline Made Me Do It: Why My Family and I Moved to Solar Energy

Wild River Review | Posted 06.25.2016 | Green
Wild River Review

Solar Panels, Old and New, Starview Hill Farm, Blairstown, New Jersey "There is one forecast of which you can already be sure: someday renewable ener...

Pension Funds Tell Exxon To Tell The Truth About Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 05.12.2016 | Business

Pension funds are putting pressure on ExxonMobil to start telling its shareholders how climate change will affect the oil giant’s business. The Cali...

Study Suggests Vegans Really Are Saving The World

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living

Having a vegan friend may make it harder for you to choose a weekly brunch spot, but according to a new study, the small vegan population might just h...

The Icy Fire Beneath Norway's Seabed

Arctic Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.25.2016 | World

Trapped by deep ocean pressure and cold temperatures along continental shelves, methane hydrates could be an energy windfall or a looming disaster. No...

Here's How Enormous The Methane Blowout Is In California

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- The “invisible tsunami” of natural gas that has been spewing from a broken well in the backyard of an affluent Los Angeles suburb h...

Greenhouse Built Around A Home Is A Brilliant Way To Beat The Winter Blues

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 01.28.2016 | Good News

Do you dream of eternal spring? Here is something that will make a smile bloom on your face. Marie Granmar and Charles Sacilotto of Stockholm built a ...

Big Oil Argued for U.S. Crude Exports to Fend Off Iran, But First Exporter Vitol Group Also Exported Iran's Oil

Steve Horn | Posted 12.29.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

The American Petroleum Institute (API) successfully lobbied for an end to the 40-year ban on exporting U.S.-produced crude oil in part by making a geopolitical argument: Iran and Russia have the ability to export their oil, so why not unleash America?

One Man's Trash Is Another Man's Treasure

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 12.06.2015 | Green
Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

Here at Schools for Sustainability Inc., we dream of a waste free world. In this world, all food scraps are transformed into nutrient rich compost yielding healthy crops, all aluminum cans are converted into new cans, building facades or bicycles, all plastic bottles are transformed into furniture, clothing, or home décor.

Oslo To Ban Private Cars From City Center By 2019

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.20.2015 | World

Norway’s capital will ban cars from the city center within four years, part of a plan Oslo politicians announced Monday that calls for drastically r...

Congress-Backed Interstate Oil Commission Called 911 When I Came to Ask About Climate

Steve Horn | Posted 10.15.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Congress decided to stop reauthorizing IOGCC every three years and instead introduced an amendment giving it de facto permanent reauthorization. For an entity of its clout, the public knows very little about IOGCC's inner-workings. And that's not without reason.

Maybe We Aren't Quite So Doomed On Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 09.08.2015 | Media

New York Magazine: The Sunniest Climate-Change Story You've Ever Read There are many good reasons why most environmental news today sounds ...

California Climate Bills Could Set A High Bar For The Rest Of The Country

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.28.2015 | Politics

As states prepare to develop plans for meeting new greenhouse gas standards from the Environmental Protection Agency, they might look to California as...

Obama Administration Gives Mixed Messages On Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 08.21.2015 | Politics

The Obama administration gave final approval on Monday to Shell to resume exploratory drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean for the first time since 20...

Don't Like The New Climate Rules? Thank Congress.

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Critics of the Obama administration's new rules for power plant emissions have been quick to describe them as "government overreach" and...

5 Ways Obama's Successor Could Undermine His New Climate Rules

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 08.04.2015 | Politics

The Republican presidential candidates gathering in Cleveland for Thursday's debate are sure to get questions about the Affordable Care Act, Planned P...

Obama To Unveil Tough Emission Cuts As Part Of Climate Change Actions

Associated Press | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.02.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, Wh...

These Big Businesses Have All Committed To Climate Action

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Monday announced a new collaboration between major U.S.-based companies on climate change, teasing what has ...

Why Voluntary Pledges Won't Save the Climate

John J. Berger | Posted 03.14.2015 | Green
John J. Berger

Global GHG emissions are rising ever more rapidly today, and carbon dioxide concentrations are already at their highest levels in millions of years, far above any ever encountered in human history.

The Turbulent Lima Climate Talks: Voluntarism Won't Save the Climate

John J. Berger | Posted 03.14.2015 | World
John J. Berger

The turbulent UN global climate talks that ended last December 14th in Lima, Peru without setting firm global GHG emissions limitations left the future of the world's climate in limbo.

Two Weeks in Beijing

David Kroodsma | Posted 02.03.2015 | Green
David Kroodsma

Over much of 2014, David Kroodsma and Lindsey Fransen are riding their bikes across parts of Asia, and sharing what they learn about the climate issues facing the countries they bike through.

Work for Climate Justice: United Nations 20th Conference of Parties in Lima, Peru

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 02.02.2015 | Religion
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

For the sake of creation, for the sake of our sister and brothers, for the sake of the planet, and for own sake, is is important to work for justice and continue to fight to reverse climate change.

Natural Gas Not The Solution To Reducing Emissions, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 09.25.2014 | Green

Natural gas may not be a "bridge fuel" to a clean energy future, according to a new study by researchers at UC Irvine, Stanford University and the ene...

REPORT: Greenhouse Gas Levels Grew At Fastest Rate Ever

Reuters | Posted 12.04.2014 | Green

GENEVA, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gas hit a record in 2013 as carbon dioxide concentrations grew at the fastest rate since...

Does EPA's Proposal to Cut Biodiesel Portend Administration Caving to Big Coal?

Lindsay San Giacomo | Posted 10.21.2014 | Green
Lindsay San Giacomo

Is a recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposal to cut biodiesel -- an environmentally friendly fuel that burns significantly cleaner than ...