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'Green News Report' -- September 12, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.12.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Climate Change This Week: Free Solar Energy, Syrian Climate Change, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Climate Change Driven Drought a Driver of Syria Conflict says veteran foreign policy consultant William Polk in The Atlantic. Like the drought that mo...

Fracking Bill Passes State Assembly

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

(Adds comment by Governor Brown spokesman saying he will sign bill) By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 11 (Reuters) - ...

Kate Sheppard

Senate Takes Up Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Legislation | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

The Senate is debating a bipartisan energy bill this week that if passed would become the first substantial energy legislation in six years. The En...

Ecuador's Lessons in Balancing Conservation and Development

Nathalie Cely | Posted 11.11.2013 | World
Nathalie Cely

Our vision is to work to achieve both growth and conservation. We owe this to future generations and to our commitment to keep investing in our country's most precious resource: our human talent.

Can Prospect of World War Ignite Global Peace Movement?

Jacob Devaney | Posted 11.10.2013 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

Perhaps Dr. Kings' words are coming true today as we are clearly seeing people across the globe organizing and raising their voices for peace.

'Green News Report' - September 3, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Piles of Petcoke Choking Detroit

Molly Rauch | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green
Molly Rauch

It wasn't so much the abandoned houses, boarded up with plywood, hollowed out by fires, roofs caving in, yards going wild. Instead it was the gleaming, shiny maze of pipes, tanks, smokestacks, flares, fences, and walls of the Marathon Petroleum Company that weighed on my heart -- and lungs.

The Climate Post: Ocean Acidification Heats Planet, Changes Ecosystems

Tim Profeta | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green
Tim Profeta

Two new studies showcase the greater dangers of rising ocean temperatures. The first, in the journal Nature Climate Change, finds rising carbon dioxi...

'Green News Report' - August 29, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Kate Sheppard

Keystone XL's Climate Impact Would Be Enormous, According to Enviros | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.30.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Further development of the Canadian tar sands will be a disaster for the climate, and the proposed Keystone XL pipeline is the "linchpin...

Why Keystone Flunks the Climate Test

Michael Brune | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

In June Obama said he will not approve the pipeline if it would significantly exacerbate the problem of carbon pollution. Today the Sierra Club, Oil Change International, and 13 partner groups have released a report that settles the issue: Keystone XL would be a climate disaster.

Climate Change This Week: Virtual Coral Reefs, Hyperloops, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.26.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

New IPCC Report: Greater Certainty of Human-Driven Global Warming, Impacts Are Speeding Up reports Joe Romm at Climate Progress. The likely heating wi...

A Call to Heart for World Leaders, White Buffalo Day 2013

Jacob Devaney | Posted 10.26.2013 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

White Buffalo Day is August 27th and we invite you to join us in keeping the vision of healing, and unity alive in the hearts of the people.

Health Problems Still Plague Arkansas Residents Near ExxonMobil Tar Sands Spill

Rocky Kistner | Posted 10.26.2013 | Green
Rocky Kistner

Although locals say cleanup work in the marshy cove has dropped off significantly, they say they can still smell the sickly sweet odor of crude after it rains. Some still complain of health problems.

Kate Sheppard

Keystone XL Decision Likely Delayed Until 2014 | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

A decision on the fate of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline will likely be delayed until after the release of an inspector general investigation into ...

If We Break the Laws of Nature, Are We Justified in Breaking the Laws of Humanity?

Kelly Rigg | Posted 10.25.2013 | Green
Kelly Rigg

Nearly 30 years later, as climate change takes center stage as the defining issue of our time, many are wondering role civil disobedience might play in creating a tipping point beyond which business as usual will simply no longer be possible.

Keystone XL Decision Delayed Again? Conflict of Interest Report Pushed to 2014

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 08.23.2013 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Did the Obama administration's decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline just get delayed again?

Kate Sheppard

Environmental Review Misses Key Impacts Of Keystone XL, Interior Department Claims | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

The Department of Interior has expressed concerns that the State Department is ignoring the potential impact the proposed Keystone XL pipeline could h...

Broken Dreams and Bad Promises

Lisa Longo | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics
Lisa Longo

Everything is connected. We can all agree on that can't we? For each and every action there is an equal, and equally important, reaction. This realiza...

Petrochemical Bombardment on Latino Barrio Intensifies: Keystone XL Adds to the Misery

Javier Sierra | Posted 10.20.2013 | Green
Javier Sierra

This 90-percent Latino community is literally surrounded by petrochemical facilities that spew at least eight carcinogens into the air. The levels of one of them, benzene, are so high that living in Manchester is tantamount to being stuck in traffic 24/7.

Susan's 'Little Piece of Heaven' (VIDEO)

Josh Burstein | Posted 10.19.2013 | Green
Josh Burstein

This land is not Susan's estate -- it is her duty. To leave this "little piece of heaven" in better standing than her family found it, for future generations and the native life that benefits.

Keystone XL Pipeline Controversy Sparks Photo Campaign

Upworthy | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

The Keystone XL pipeline is a very controversial project that inspires many passionate speeches (and rants) from politicians and oil tycoons....

Climate Change This Week: Alaskan Fish Fry, The Newest Hot Spot, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.13.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

A shorty from the road, folks, after a week in Canadian wilderness - harvesting golden chanterelles, eyeing eagles, and overhearing local coffeehouse ...

President Obama's Climate Action Plan: Not Even Close

Tom Weis | Posted 10.13.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

The president opened his speech with a poetic tribute to the Apollo program, a generational mission championed by President John F. Kennedy more than half a century ago. But no comparison can be made between Kennedy's bold vision and Obama's timid plan.