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A House Divided: Creatively Funding Oil Spill Coverage

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 08.17.2011 | Green
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Following the news about the Gulf of Mexico one year after the Deepwater Horizon disaster can be like reading "A Tale of Two Places." The ocean, the w...

Safe, But in What Way?

Carl Safina | Posted 06.19.2011 | Green
Carl Safina

In the wake of last April's Gulf blowout, and in the midst of nuclear meltdown in Japan, lobbyists for Big Everything rush to assure us that these technologies are safe. And I agree; they are. But that's not the question.

The Gulf Oil Spill: An Assessment Ongoing

Bill Liao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Liao

People soon forget tragedies and move on. We have an opportunity to use this moment to gain some traction in the many alternative energy sources that don't carry such high environmental risks.

Sam Stein

Sen. Cardin: Dems, Obama Never Connected BP Spill To The Need For Climate Change Legislation | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The apparent death of comprehensive climate change legislation in the Senate is prompting the expected round of finger-pointing. At the heart of the...

Oil Spill PICTURES: Effects Of Gulf Oil Spill In Photos

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The effects of the oil spill last week are becoming more and more apparent and oil spill pictures provide a dramatic look at the devastation. The oil...

Drawing Blessings From the Gulf Oil Spill

John Morton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Morton

How each person responds is what determines what will follow as an experience, and the results that transform the disturbance to greater good.

BP and the Girl Scout Law (VIDEO)

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

By a stroke of good fortune, I am acquainted with a dedicated Girl Scout leader, known as Mrs. H to her troop. The budding scriptwriters/animators/edi...

Calling For an Oil Spill Band-Aid of Epic Proportions (VIDEO)

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn O'Brien

This morning, as we watched a YouTube video called "Yours Truly, BP" one of my kids asked "Is that oil going to stay in the ocean forever, Mom?"

Sam Stein

Haley Barbour: Oil? What Oil? Press Should Stop Scaring Tourists | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The biggest problem facing Mississippi in the wake of a massive oil spill in the Gulf isn't tarred beaches or ecological waste, the state's governor H...

Sam Stein

Rep. Charlie Melancon, LA Sen. Candidate, Documents Gulf Disaster, Calls For BP CEO Firing, In New Vid | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a continuing blend of new media sensibility and activist politics, Rep. Charlie Melancon (D-La.) has posted a video shot from the Gulf of Mexico in...

Sam Stein

Colin Powell: Oil Spill Is 'Beyond The Capacity' Of BP To Solve, Military Might Have Role | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell suggested on Sunday that the United States military has a role to play in helping contain the massive oil spill...

Sam Stein

Gulf Oil Spill: Obama Administration Insists Its Options Are Limited When It Comes To BP | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Under heat that it's simply not motivating enough resources to deal with the increasingly catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf, the administration insis...