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Christians, Creation and Environmental Concerns

Shayne Looper | Posted 09.27.2016 | Green
Shayne Looper

Christians have often been disparaged for their lack of involvement in and concern for environmental issues, and that criticism has sometimes been valid.

13 Trillion Reasons This Earth Day Is Different From All Others

Steve Zwick | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green
Steve Zwick

Houston is drowning and the Brazilian Amazon is baking while average global temperatures seem destined to rise at least 1.5 degrees Celsius over the next century. That's the threshold beyond which climate science gets foggy, and it's gonna be a challenging hundred years, to say the least, but there's reason to celebrate this Earth Day.

Forests, Farms, and Fields Absorb 15 Percent of U.S. Carbon Emissions, and No One Knows What's Going to Happen to Them

Steve Zwick | Posted 02.25.2016 | Green
Steve Zwick

We always hear that everything's bigger in Texas, but what about Alaska? It's bigger than Texas, California and Montana combined, and its forests hold almost half the living wood of the United States.

Fossil Fuel Divestment Works in Slowing Global Warming

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 11.02.2014 | Green
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

In Washington, or any town where money is often valued above all else, the act of moving dollars out of fossil fuels and into sustainable, renewable options is a powerful demonstration of values.

Zach Carter

Drill Baby Drill: The Secret Trade Memo | Zach Carter | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The European Union is pressing the Obama administration to expand U.S. fracking, offshore oil drilling and natural gas exploration under...

Our Climate is Shutting Down - Does Anyone Care About That?

Betsy Rosenberg | Posted 12.07.2013 | Green
Betsy Rosenberg

Despite the rising heat, once again news of a warming climate gets put on the back burner, right next to the proverbial frog that is boiling so slowly it doesn't know its fate.

As The World Burns

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.28.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

Well, the distraction technique was working for a while--all the political bickering and almost humorous "debating"--meanwhile, we are all in complete...

Colorado Coal Industry: Regulators More Interested In Emissions Than

The Colorado Independent | Michael Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Instead of zeroing in on safety issues, Colorado politicians from both parties have been focusing on emissions from Colorado's older, coal-fired power...

Climate and Energy Politics and the Mid-Term Elections

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven Cohen

Because President Obama will be focusing on jobs and the economy between now and November, climate and energy legislation will only gain traction as part of an economic initiative to create jobs.

Bill Maher: The Environment Is The Ultimate Health Care Issue (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Bill Maher called the environment the "ultimate health care issue" Friday night during "Real Time" and argued that our future depends on our ability t...

Bill Ritter Budget Cuts: Oil And Gas Communities Concerned About Severance Tax Grants Being Withheld

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado communities that rely heavily on oil and natural gas drilling are voicing concern over one segment of Governor Ritter's budget cuts that have...

Oil Shale Development In West Had

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

While the world discusses climate protection in Copenhagen, a climate disaster looms in the Rocky Mountain West: a resurgence of interest in oil shale...

The Real Victims Of Climate Change Have No Voice In Copenhagen (PHOTOS)

Alun Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alun Anderson

Look north and you will see the biggest and fastest change to our planet ever caused by humans. It won't go away as a result of talk or promises. The frozen Arctic seas are melting away now.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Denver Realeases More GHC Than Any Other City

Science Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ScienceDaily (Sep. 24, 2009) -- Denver released the largest amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) and Barcelona the smallest amount in a new study document...

Find Out What It Takes To Cut Shipping Emissions

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Global shipping contributes about a billion tonnes of CO2. That's more than the entire economies of Germany or the UK....