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'Green News Report' -- December 2, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.01.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: UN climate summit underway to map the future of global warming; Califo...

3 Missing In Colorado Mudslide

The Huffington Post/AP | Jade Walker | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green

A massive mudslide in western Colorado may have swept away three people on Sunday night, the Mesa County Sheriff's Department said. The mudslide, w...

These Brave Rescue Dogs Are The Unsung Heroes Of The Mudslide Search

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 04.01.2014 | Good News

Since the devastating mudslide hit Washington on March 22, rescue dogs have been tirelessly searching for buried victims. Rescue crews announced S...

Washington Mudslide Search Continues

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER and LISA BAUMANN | Posted 05.30.2014 | Green

DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Crews have cleared a path through the muck and devastation wrought by Washington's deadly mudslide, making the painstaking ...

WATCH: Surprising Science Behind Deadly Mudslides

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.28.2014 | Science

What causes mudslides? That simple question is suddenly a very poignant one, given the deadly landslide that devastated the small community of Oso in ...

A Flood of Mud

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

I last wrote about the mystery of Malaysian Flight 370 and how that event hit so close to home. At the same time, another event appeared to be brewin...

WATCH: Little Boy Dramatically Rescued From Mudslide

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.27.2014 | Good News

The devastating mudslide in Oso, Wash., destroyed dozens of homes, killed at least 24 people and left nearly 200 people unaccounted for. But many were...

Rescuers Continue To Search For Mudslide Survivors

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 03.24.2014 | Crime

By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, The Associated Press ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Hopes of finding any more survivors from a massive mudslide that killed...

Governor Describes Deadly Mudslide As 'Total Devastation'

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 03.24.2014 | Crime

ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Searchers found five more bodies Sunday in the tangled sludge of a massive landslide in rural Washington state, bringing the...

How the Disaster of a Small Italian Town Helped a New Yorker See Through Sandy

Sara Lieberman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Sara Lieberman

The midday sun shone as workers in Levi's and orange hardhats laid panels of wood to erect a new boardwalk, eager to replace the one washed ashore by the Atlantic it had been in front of just nine months earlier.

Has anyone found an ark builder on Craig's List?

William S. Becker | Posted 11.13.2013 | Science
William S. Becker

GOLDEN, CO. (Friday the 13th of September, 2013) -- There's a run on rubber rafts here in Colorado today. We've gone from chronic drought and wildfir...

1 Dead, 3 Missing In Flash Flood

Reuters | Posted 10.10.2013 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Aug 10 (Reuters) - One man was killed and three people were missing in Colorado after floodwaters and a mud...

Mudslides In Southern Italy Kill At Least 3

AP | Posted 11.23.2011 | World

ROME -- Torrential rain battered eastern Sicily on Wednesday, where mudslides have killed at least three people and muddy torrents have swept away car...

Cliff Collapse At Wisconsin Power Plant Triggers Mudslide

AP | By DINESH RAMDE | Posted 01.01.2012 | Green

MILWAUKEE -- A section of cliff the size of a football field gave way Monday at a power plant in southeastern Wisconsin, creating a mudslide that sent...

Women are Key to Global Conservation

Alliance for Global Conservation | Posted 06.29.2011 | Green
Alliance for Global Conservation

In 1991, my 9-year-old daughter Rachel traveled with me to Guatemala where we were struck by the heartbreaking rural poverty and mudslides worsened by widespread deforestation.

Life in the Water

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Reverend Billy

A short clip of Rev's sermon from last Sunday's Earthalujah service. Join us this week live in NYC and online at We have a schizophren...

Floods And Mudslides Kill At Least 140

AP | JULIANA BARBASSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO — Summer rains sent tons of red mud and torrents of water rushing down mountainsides in towns outside Rio, enveloping homes of ri...

Brazil's Extreme Weather Kills At Least 13

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

AULO (AP) - Brazilian authorities say heavy rains have triggered mudslides and floods in southeastern Brazil, killing at least 13 people. (Scroll down...

New Storm Evacuation Guidelines Issued For Mudslide Areas

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

As Los Angeles County braces for another storm, new evacuation protocols have been established for foothill neighborhoods threatened by mudslides, off...

California Storm Evacuations: Los Angeles Braces For Mudslides

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A storm headed for Southern California has renewed mudslide concerns and has residents of nearly 200 homes prepared to evacuate th...

More Storms Coming To LA As Residents Scramble To Clean Up

AP | JACOB ADELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, Calif. — A new winter storm washed over the wildfire-scarred foothills north of Los Angeles Tuesday, leaving some resident...

California Digs Out After Storm Triggers Mudslides

AP | RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, Calif. — Residents evacuated from foothill communities deluged by weekend mudslides north of Los Angeles were allowed to r...

California Storm Triggers Mudslides

AP | THOMAS WATKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, Calif. — Thunderous mudslides damaged dozens of homes, swept away cars and pushed furniture into the streets of the foothi...

Precarious Homes Potentially Subject To Climate Change (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Although the local and even regional effects of climate change will vary from place to place, natural disasters will likely be exacerbated as global t...

California Storms Pass, For Now

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SEAL BEACH, Calif. — The sky was blue and the sun bright for the first time in days after a week of powerful Southern California rain storms, bu...