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WATCH: RFK Jr. Defends Himself Following Arrest

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 02.15.2013 | Green

A day after Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was arrested during a climate change rally outside the White House, the environmental activist joined HuffPost Live ...

'Green News Report' - February 14, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.16.2013 | 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'...

We Didn't Find Nemo -- We Made Him

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 04.16.2013 | Green
C. Robert Gibson

Other countries have set examples we can live up to -- Denmark went from 100 percent fossil fuel dependency to 30 percent wind power in one generation. Uruguay has a plan to generate 25 percent of their country's electricity with wind power by 2015.

The Oil Independence Opportunity Lurking in the State of the Union

Carl Pope | Posted 04.16.2013 | Green
Carl Pope

Ending our dependence on imported oil would have the same economic benefits as a permanent stimulus package of $300 billion a year -- without adding a penny to the deficit.

Doing the Right Thing

Michael Brune | Posted 05.13.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

I believe the president when he says he will take action on climate, as well as push for clean-energy solutions and greater energy efficiency. What's at issue, though, is not whether President Obama is willing to do something, but whether he's ready to do the right things.

Keystone XL Explained

Rebecca Anderson | Posted 04.15.2013 | Green
Rebecca Anderson

I admit it: For a long time, I didn't get the Keystone XL pipeline. Where is it? What's it for? It's bad -- why? Why are people so fired up about it?

Canada's Tar Sands: All Dressed up and No Place to Go?

Kelly Rigg | Posted 04.14.2013 | Green
Kelly Rigg

Alberta's tar sands lobbyists must be earning a fortune these days. So much dirty oil, and so few pathways to market. And those who think it's only a matter of time until Canada bullies its way to victory might be in for a surprise.

Tarsands Showdown, Allies Converge to Protect the Sacred

Jacob Devaney | Posted 04.14.2013 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

Global warming is a threat to all of us regardless of our politics, religion, or culture. People from all walks of life are realizing this and converging to address this common threat and, Bill McKibben, along with The Sierra Club are leading the charge.

Why the Southern Leg of Keystone XL Must Be Stopped

Tom Weis | Posted 04.13.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

If the southern leg of TransCanada's pipeline is allowed to be completed, the fuse to the tar sands "carbon bomb" will be lit.

The Day We Move Forward on Climate

Michael Brune | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

We need the Barack Obama who was able to inspire millions to believe in the possibility of change and the power of hope. We need that leader to passionately and eloquently show the American people that solving the climate crisis is not a burden but an incredible opportunity.

Nothing Personal, We Just Won't Let You Wreck the Planet

Adam Greenberg | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green
Adam Greenberg

The fossil fuel industry is getting uneasy. The climate movement is growing by leaps and bounds, as more and more people (80 percent of Americans) connect the dots and begin to understand the nature of the threat.

'Green News Report' - February 5, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.07.2013 | 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...

Were Your Children Born a Generation Too Late?

Javier Sierra | Posted 04.07.2013 | Green
Javier Sierra

President Obama also has the unique opportunity to protect the nation's lands and wildlife from oil, coal and gas exploitation. The natural legacy is not ours. We just borrowed it from the next generation.

Can O.F.A. and Obama's "Inside-Outside" Strategy Move Congress?

Pearl Korn | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Can P.D.A., the C.P.C. and O.F.A. work together to build a larger coalition? Will Jim Messina reach out to the progressive wing of the Democratic Party? Hey, the president offered a progressive agenda, Jim. Why not?

Break Out of Groundhog Day, Cut Carbon Pollution and Heal the Climate

Rocky Kistner | Posted 04.07.2013 | Green
Rocky Kistner

Phil's history of accuracy isn't exactly stellar, but he could be onto something this year. After recording the hottest year on record in the lower 48, the National Weather Service is predicting a warmer-than-usual spring across much of the nation.

You Can Move Washington, D.C. Forward on Climate Change

Robert Redford | Posted 04.05.2013 | Green
Robert Redford

On February 17, tens of thousands are coming together in Washington, D.C. to ask the president to stand up for climate. This is the beginning. The beginning of a real battle, for America's future.

Keystone Decision Unlikely Before Summer

Reuters | Posted 04.03.2013 | Green

* State Dept needs to take series of steps * Environmental review due any day * No time frame for national interest dete...

'Green News Report' - January 29, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.31.2013 | 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'...

If You Cut a Cow in Half, Do You Get Two Cows?

Lisa Bennett | Posted 03.31.2013 | Green
Lisa Bennett

When considering how living systems work, people often overlook how drilling in the Arctic connects to other issues, such as climate change. In other words, given the link between fossil fuels and our warming planet, should we even consider drilling for more oil?

Fight Keystone XL Tar Sands Pollution and Protect the Climate

Rocky Kistner | Posted 03.31.2013 | Green
Rocky Kistner

We the people have the power to demand action from our political leaders, to tell the lobbyists and oil industry fat cats that we're tired of their business-as-usual dirty energy campaigns.

Look At the Polls People, Rejecting Keystone XL Is a Political Winner for President Obama

Daniel Kessler | Posted 03.30.2013 | Green
Daniel Kessler

Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline have made a bombproof environmental case against project. There is a lot of conjecture about KXL, but facts are facts.

The Climate Post: Climate Change Resurfaces in President's Second Inaugural Address

Tim Profeta | Posted 03.27.2013 | Green
Tim Profeta

Obama's words regarding climate change will soon be tested when he decides whether or not to approve the Keystone XL pipeline that will carry tar sands from Canada to the Gulf Coast. His green energy agenda could be defined by this decision -- even though any action is still months away.

The President's Keystone XL Puzzle

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 03.27.2013 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

For opponents, rejection of the pipeline would represent a vital and historic break with the era of fossil fuels. But for supporters of the pipeline, denying the permit would run counter to Obama's stated commitment to job creation and an "all of the above" energy policy that includes continued development of oil, gas and even coal resources.

'Green News Report' - January 24, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.26.2013 | 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'...

New Analysis Shows Simple Math: Keystone XL Pipeline = Tar Sands Expansion = Climate Change

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | Posted 03.25.2013 | Green
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

More tar sands oil taken out of the ground means more dangerous pollution that hurts our climate and health. This is especially important in a time where our communities are feeling the damage of climate change.