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Climate Change This Week: Arctic Goes Bonkers, Voting For Climate Action, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.23.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Bizarre Biodiversity - another reason to preserve forests, as this Brazilian Gorb...

Supreme Court's Stay on Clean Power Plan Won't Stop Energy Revolution

Mark Tercek | Posted 03.14.2016 | Green
Mark Tercek

The Supreme Court's decision last week to stay President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan may delay implementation of that particular program. But it won't halt the revolution underway in the electric power sector.

Downturn Now Hitting the Refining Sector

Oilprice.com | Posted 02.17.2016 | Business
Oilprice.com

As all energy investors know, it has been a terrible year for oil and natural gas companies. Many stocks are down half or more from their 52-week highs. Yet amidst the carnage, one energy group has held up very well - refiners.

Ten Challenges to De-Carbonizing Our Energy Supply

Kenneth M. Klemow | Posted 02.17.2016 | Green
Kenneth M. Klemow

Proponents of alternative energy were left scratching their heads last December over a report that the town council from Woodland, N.C., rejected a proposal to rezone a parcel of land to allow a proposed solar farm.

'Green News Report' - February 16, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.16.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia leaves U.S. climate a...

Climate Change This Week: A Drying Southwest, Clean Cheap Power, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.17.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Tiny Forest Fairy Lanterns are rare and considered threatened in Tasmania, ...

'Green News Report' - February 11, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.11.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Bernie Sanders slams Republicans on climate change denial after landslide...

Victim's Mom Questions Delay on Lubbock CSST Gas Line Reform

Sara Warner | Posted 02.10.2016 | Politics
Sara Warner

The mother of a Texas man killed in a 2012 house fire flew into Lubbock last week, headed to a city council meeting she once hoped would usher in long-recommended fire-safety reforms inspired by her son's death.

'Green News Report' - February 9, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.09.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hillary Clinton pushes Congress to act on the Flint Water Crisis; Donald ...

Climate Change This Week: Cool Landscapes, Hot Futures, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.10.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The Bear Cub Club meets in the Tongass National Forest, which, with the Great Bear Rainforest is part of the Pacific temperate rainforest, the largest such ecosystem in existence.

'Green News Report' - February 4, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.04.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Democrats keep pushing climate action, Republicans keep ignoring it; FL m...

Can Tourism Save Oman from Cheap Oil?

Giorgio Cafiero | Posted 02.03.2016 | World
Giorgio Cafiero

Of all Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members, non-OPEC Oman is most vulnerable to low oil prices. In the 1990s, the sultanate discovered that its oil reserves were substantially smaller than previously thought and Oman's sovereign wealth fund is a fraction of the size of other GCC nations.

Climate Change This Week: The New Coal, Hot Water, Clean Energy Justice, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.04.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When we harm forests, we harm ourselves. Unique Giraffe Beetle, another bi...

Oil Falls Back to $30 and BP Leads Europe Lower

Phil Davis | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Ted Cruz won Iowa. That is the scariest thing I have to say this morning. The Koch-powered Conservative is the GOP's leading Climate denier and...

We Don't Need Another Natural Gas Mega Leak. Will You Help?

Mark Brownstein | Posted 02.01.2016 | Green
Mark Brownstein

The massive natural gas leak at SoCalGas' Aliso Canyon storage facility in Southern California has now continued unabated into its fourth month. The company says the leak is still weeks from being stopped.

The Climate Post: Humans Implicated in String of Record-Warmth Years

Tim Profeta | Posted 01.28.2016 | Green
Tim Profeta

To set an efficient market price on carbon emissions, it's helpful to know the social cost of those emissions--that is, the estimate of the economic damages (in dollars) associated with an increase in carbon dioxide emissions, usually one metric ton, in a given year.

Banana Republic: U.S. Fracking Pioneer Aubrey McClendon Bringing Practice to Argentina

Steve Horn | Posted 01.28.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogAubrey McClendon, the embattled former CEO and co-founder of Chesapeake Energy, has announced his entrance into Argentina ...

'Green News Report' - January 26, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.26.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The Great Blizzard of 2016 cripples the East Coast; Yes, it was turbo-cha...

Climate Change This Week: Solar Job Boom, US Blizzard Gloom, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.27.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Save and regrow tropical forests -- says an expert, as nations continue to curb carbon emissions.

'Green News Report' - January 21, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.21.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Surprise! 2015 was the hottest year ever recorded on Planet Earth; MI Gov...

Why Everyone Should Be Worried About The California Gas Leak Disaster

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.21.2016 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- Call it a canary in a natural gas storage zone. The enormous volume of natural gas spewing from a broken well here should serve as a wa...

Green News Report - January 19, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.20.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

In today's Radio Report: President Obama announces big changes for Big Coal and Big Oil on public lands; Republicans heart fracking in sixth GOP debate; finally, corporate media asks a debate question on climate change...to Democrats

Climate Change This Week: Future Major Power Disruption, Clean Energy Pays, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.20.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Deforestation is one of the fastest ways that environments are changing dramatically, while climate change is creating vast fast changes on a global scale.

Leaked EPA Document Showing Water Contamination Could Be Smoking Gun in Federal Lawsuit

Steve Horn | Posted 01.19.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

A PowerPoint presentation obtained from a source and published by DeSmog in August 2013 has made its way into a major hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") related legal case, which is set to go to trial soon in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

A War Between Saudi Arabia And Iran Could Send Oil Prices To $250

James Stafford | Posted 01.15.2016 | Business
James Stafford

The effect from the brewing conflict on oil is murky, but for now it is not having a bullish impact. In the past, geopolitical tension in the Middle East, especially involving large oil producers, would add a few dollars to the price of oil.