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'Green News Report' - April 28, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.28.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 'Presumptive' GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump goes nuclear over cli...

Groups Ask Columbia University To Reveal Funding Behind Exxon-Tied Center on Global Energy Policy

Steve Horn | Posted 12.20.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogFinal exams and winter break loom large for students at Columbia University, but at the upper echelons of the university's...

Locally Grown Food Could Be Good for Illinois' Economy

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 07.31.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Editor's Note: The landscape in rural Illinois is changing rapidly as family farms give way to industrial agricultural production. This change is havi...

Rauner's Business Reform Plan Could Face First Test With Plant Closing

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 07.29.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

There's no denying that Illinois' manufacturing economy has crumbled in recent years. But using the Mitsubishi closing as an example of the state's poor manufacturing climate is inaccurate and, more importantly, misses what it truly represents.

Pebble Mine 2014 Year in Review: "And Then There Were Lawyers . . . ."

Joel Reynolds | Posted 03.07.2015 | Green
Joel Reynolds

When someday the story of the Pebble Mine is told, 2014 may be best remembered as the year when all that remained of the once formidable Pebble Partnership was a bunch of lawyers for hire.

We Are All Malala

Carl Pope | Posted 06.14.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

What is the best technology to supply remote Pakistani villages and urban slums with roof-top power? How can India use solar water pumping to slash its waste of water and power and liberate crop yields?

With Major Investors Dumping Pebble Mine, Time to Abandon Project Once and For All

Frances Beinecke | Posted 03.16.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Pebble Mine would carve a massive open pit out of the pristine watershed that feeds the most lucrative wild salmon runs in the world. Every year, tens of millions salmon return to the region, supporting bears, wolves, and whales as well as people.

How Much Would It Cost To Make A Car Fast And Furious?

Posted 05.24.2013 | Entertainment

Anyone who's hankering for a "Fast and the Furious"-style vehicle upgrade is in luck. It's a simple update, too. For just under $71,000, any car can b...

Dude, Let It Go

Brian Moody | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Brian Moody

Holding on to an old car from the '80s or '90s isn't going to help you re-live your glory days; it just makes you look like Uncle Rico. Dude, let it go already.

2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Test Drive and Review

Christina Selter | Posted 07.14.2012 | Business
Christina Selter

Redesigned in 2011 to replace its larger Outlander predecessor, the new, more compact body style has a more muscular look and forward-leaning stance.

Porsche Halts Car Sales To Iran

The Huffington Post | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 04.18.2012 | Business

Porsche has joined Hyundai in its decision to cease selling cars in Iran, after a group called United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) asked both automaker...

The Electric Car and the New Normal

Rocky Kistner | Posted 04.01.2012 | Green
Rocky Kistner

About halfway between St. Louis and Chicago, nestled in the fertile corn and soybean fields of Illinois, a quiet electric car revolution is sprouting ...

WATCH: OLED Geo-Cosmos Globe Takes Center Stage at Tokyo Museum

Posted 08.17.2011 | Green

If you've ever wanted to view the world as it's seen from space, now is your chance. The first spherical large-scale OLED screen in the world was unve...

As Companies Gather for Shareholder Meetings, Opposition to Bristol Bay Mine Mounts

Robert Redford | Posted 06.21.2011 | Green
Robert Redford

I'm not against mining. I am against putting mega-mines where they don't belong.

PHOTOS: 2011 World Debuts At The LA Auto Show

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

It's electrifying: the 2010 LA Auto Show boasts twenty world debuts, more than thirty North American debuts, a bevy of new hybrids and electric cars, ...

Electric Vehicles Face One Crucial Hurdle: Where To Plug In?

Reuters | Gerard Wynn and Kwok W. Wan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Now a new generation of drivers is set to embark on a similar kind of experiment. Until recently, most electric vehicles, or EVs as they are often kno...

Mitsubishi Motors: Just Who Are They, Anyway?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

While Mitsubishi's vehicles may not get as much respect as those from other Asian-based manufacturers, their products are solid and dependable and often more fun than the competition.

'Soul Of A Citizen': The Redeemable Spark: Reaching Out To People Whose Actions May Appall Us

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Paul Loeb

When we're building coalitions or negotiating with political opponents, we don't always get to choose our ideal political partners.

Beijing Auto Show: Automakers Flock To World's Leading Car Market (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Forget the United States -- for many huge companies the most important car market in the world is now China. As the Wall Street Journal noted recent...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

$9 Billion Check That Saved Morgan Stanley: Is It The Biggest Check Ever? (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ever wondered what a $9 billion check looks like? Via Andrew Ross Sorkin's website comes this rather large payout, which is detailed in his best-s...

A Future Without Fish: End of the Line Casts Scary Forecast for the Sea

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Louise McCready Hart

According to the documentary The End of the Line, we won't need to worry about eating too many McDonald's fish sandwiches because, quite simply, there will be no more fish to eat.

Past, Present And Future: 23 Electric Cars Driving The Revolution

TreeHugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Transportation plays a major role in our lives. We would all like to keep the benefits that it brings us while getting rid of the negative side effect...

Car sales, 2008; even worse than we thought

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Monday brought three conference calls, each about an hour, with executives from each of the Detroit Three announcing, dissecting and, most of all, spi...

Why Are Congressional Democrats Giving in to Bush on the Auto Bailout?

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

You would think that winning the White House and overwhelming majorities in both houses of Congress would instill some backbone into Democrats on Capitol Hill. You would, of course, be wrong.