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Obama To Visit Alaska, But Enviros Cry Foul Over Arctic Drilling

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is traveling to Alaska later this month to visit the front lines of climate change, which he called "one of the g...

Oil Companies Going Green: Opportunities for Improvement

Frankie Rendón | Posted 08.09.2016 | Business
Frankie Rendón

v Oil companies are making strides in becoming more environmentally friendly, but they still have a long way to go. The first step is for them to take specific, significant action - not just talk nice and apply flashy window dressing to hide the same old issues.

Civic Disobedience and Climate Change

Marilyn Sewell | Posted 08.05.2016 | Religion
Marilyn Sewell

Is the practice of civil disobedience justified, in regard to climate change? Unlike war and racism, the effects of global warming are neither clear nor immediate -- though in fact the danger is quickly becoming clearer, as California dries up and wild fires run through the West.

Greenpeace Calls for End of Private Fishing Deals in West Africa, Questions E.U. Food Security Claims

Till Bruckner | Posted 08.03.2016 | Green
Till Bruckner

Lawlessness at sea is a hot topic this summer, with the New York Times running an investigative series on the issue and the nascent Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) beginning to pick up steam. Two experts from Greenpeace connected the dots for me and explained why we should care.

Activists Dangle From Oregon Bridge To Stop Shell Icebreaker

AP/HuffPost | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.10.2017 | Green

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) ― Authorities forced protesters in kayaks from a river Thursday in Portland, Oregon, where the demonstrators were trying to stop...

'Green News Report' - July 30, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.30.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Portland activists suspend from a bridge to stop Arctic drilling; Wildfir...

"Follow the Good Work": Aidan Turner on Poldark, Acting, and Happiness

Pam Stucky | Posted 07.29.2016 | Entertainment
Pam Stucky

I was delighted to have the chance to chat with Aidan earlier this week, just in time for the Poldark season one finale episodes airing on PBS this Sunday. Handsome but humble, gracious and grateful, from all appearances, in the twenty minutes we had together, he's everything you'd hope he would be.

Bernie Sanders Is Against Keystone XL. Hillary Clinton Was 'Inclined' to Approve It. Why the Difference?

H. A. Goodman | Posted 07.20.2016 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

The Sierra Club calls Keystone XL a "climate disaster." Therefore, when a presidential candidate once "inclined" to green-light the pipeline hires someone who was also a "major Keystone lobbyist," Democrats should inquire as to the reasoning of such a curious decision.

Deep Thoughts: Is Your Seafood Canyon-Safe?

Maisie Ganzler | Posted 07.13.2016 | Green
Maisie Ganzler

In case you're as in the dark as the sea creatures at the bottom of said canyons are (and I was), here's a quick primer: the Bering Sea spans nearly 800,000 square miles between Alaska and Siberia and is among one of the wildest regions in the world. As it turns out, nearly 60 percent of our annual catch here in the U.S. comes from the Bering Sea.

The Unstoppable Power of Contagious Courage

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 07.09.2016 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Just as nuclear weapons threatened global catastrophe 30 years ago, so climate change threatens all of us now. Global warming means more flooding and bigger storms. We see severe weather events hitting the news with greater regularity.

Internal Documents Show Fossil Fuel Industry Has Been Aware of Climate Change for Decades

Elliott Negin | Posted 07.07.2016 | Green
Elliott Negin

Sen. Whitehouse likened their actions to those of the tobacco companies that conspired to manufacture doubt about the link between smoking and disease when they were all too aware of it. In 2006, a federal district court ruled that the tobacco industry's deceptive campaign to maximize its profits by hoodwinking the public amounted to a racketeering enterprise.

Kate Sheppard

Mining Heads Into The Deep Sea, Raising Environmental Concerns

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.07.2015 | Green

Mining in the deep sea for minerals is uncharted territory, but one company is well on its way to making it a reality. Now, the company is trying to c...

Kate Sheppard

Shell's Arctic Drilling Plan May Have A Walrus Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Shell's plan to drill in the Arctic this summer has met plenty of opposition from environmental advocates. But it might be the walrus th...

Wild and Free -- How Glastonbury is Changing Britain

James Turner | Posted 06.25.2016 | Entertainment
James Turner

The Glastonbury festival of music and performing arts began in 1970 and has been a countercultural icon ever since. For a fleeting moment, money and status take a back seat while shared experience and friendship take over.

Catholic Candidates vs. Pope Francis Climate Change Leadership

Connor Gibson | Posted 06.22.2016 | Politics
Connor Gibson

At last week's Faith and Freedom Coalition event, Greenpeace asked presidential candidates about their reactions to Pope Francis' call for solutions to climate change Unlike the Catholic Republican Presidential contenders, Pope Francis' new teaching document for Catholic Priests, Bishops and Cardinals speaks very clearly.

Detoxing the Catwalk

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.11.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Julia Westbrook, assistant online editor at Rodale News The clothing you wear has a larger price tag than what you see when it's han...

Climate Change Deniers Hate Me. Here's Why.

Connor Gibson | Posted 06.16.2016 | Green
Connor Gibson

"Sold out... ?! No way. Cannot be true." I swore to myself. In all of its awkward history, The Heartland Institute's conferences for climate change deniers have never sold out. This year it did, and I wanted in.

Climate Change This Week: Solar-Plus Storage Push, Water and Energy Collide, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.08.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Which is more important to Americans - water, or hydro-power?

Greenpeace Helping Expose Illegal, Unethical Fishing off West Africa

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 06.08.2016 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Foreign vessels have been plundering the waters of West Africa for decades to stock the fish markets of Europe and Asia. Industrial fishing is depriving West African people of a vital source of protein and pushing thousands of locals into poverty and despair.

Photographer Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert Talks Greenpeace And Awakening His Environmental Awareness

James Whitlow Delano | Posted 06.04.2016 | Green
James Whitlow Delano

Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert is a long time friend and comrade in photography. He lived too many years to remember here in Tokyo, before returning recently ...

Obama to Arctic: "Drop Dead"

Travis Nichols | Posted 05.14.2016 | Green
Travis Nichols

While Obama is the first U.S. president to acknowledge climate change in his speeches, America's 21st century climate legacy will happen despite his actions in the Arctic, not because of them.

Building the Green Internet: A Joint Venture for Tech Companies and Activists

Annie Leonard | Posted 05.12.2016 | Green
Annie Leonard

The Internet needs a lot of electricity, and its footprint is only growing as more people around the world get connected. If the Internet is powered by renewable energy, then it can help usher in the clean-energy revolution we so desperately need to avoid catastrophic climate change. This is a major opportunity, and responsibility, for Internet companies to join activists in a crucial fight.

Kate Sheppard

Obama Administration Approves Shell's Drilling Plan For The Arctic

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Monday granted conditional approval to Shell to begin exploratory drilling in the Arctic, which the Departme...

Matt Sheehan

Beijing's Air Becoming Slightly More Breathable

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 04.22.2015 | World

Maybe, just maybe, there’s a light at the end of this smog-filled tunnel. Two years after the Chinese government declared “war on pollution,” th...

'Clean Coal' Pumps Up 'Green Oil'

Kyle Ash | Posted 06.15.2015 | Green
Kyle Ash

It is not possible to support the use of fossil fuels and the climate simultaneously. True climate leaders have no option but to tackle head-on the damaging economic entrenchment of the coal, oil and gas industry.