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The Science Is Clear: The IPCC and the Need for Climate Action Now

Frances Beinecke | Posted 11.27.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Researchers are more certain than ever before that humans are causing climate change and that some of its most dangerous impacts are accelerating faster than expected. We are gambling with the well-being of our kids and future generations.

Blue Marble

Peter Neill | Posted 10.19.2013 | Impact
Peter Neill

People often ask me how to explain in the shortest amount of time the reason for my personal obsession with the ocean, with the need to communicate its vast utility and purpose and relevance to our future. It has not been easy to do so.

Climate Panel: Sea Level Could Rise 3 Feet By 2100

The New York Times | Posted 08.19.2013 | Green

An international team of scientists has found with near certainty that human activity is the cause of most of the temperature increases of recent deca...

GOP Rep. Claims Global Warming Is More Religion Than Science

The Huffington Post | Ashley Balcerzak | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) dismissed the concern over global warming, labeling it a "religion" and claiming efforts to address climate change are useles...

'Green News Report' - August 1, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Ocean Exploration 2020 Forum

Peter Neill | Posted 09.28.2013 | Green
Peter Neill

What underlies this meeting? Well, it has become clear that the historic reliance by oceanographers on federal funds has hit the wall of budget cuts and sequestration and the ability to sustain research vessels at sea for long voyages of exploration must now be limited.

Royal Baby Joins Generation Royally Challenged by Climate Change

Shaye Wolf | Posted 09.22.2013 | Green
Shaye Wolf

More hot weather is in store for the little prince -- and every other kid born into this generation. By the middle of this century, according to Greater London Authority, most summers in London will be as hot as the city's epic heat wave of 2003, which killed an estimated 600 people.

We Must Confront Climate Change to End Poverty

Jim Yong Kim | Posted 08.21.2013 | World
Jim Yong Kim

Over the last 20 years, the World Bank Group has helped countries lift 663 million people out of poverty. In the next 20, we believe it is possible to end extreme poverty. This goal is within our grasp. But if we don't confront climate change, we won't end poverty.

NYC's Climate Plan Shows Need to Curb Carbon

Peter Lehner | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
Peter Lehner

The political clock is ticking. Six months have passed since President Obama won re-election and promised to do something about power plants. It will take all the time he has left to develop and implement a plan. He needs to start now.

Why the Attorney General Matters in Virginia

Michael E. Mann | Posted 07.13.2013 | Green
Michael E. Mann

This past week, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere exceeded 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in at least 4 million years. Here's a simpler way to put it: pollution in the air, the kind that captures greenhouse gases and makes our planet warmer, just reached the highest level ever in recorded history.

Coastal Cities Confront Global Warming-Induced Sea Level Rise

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

Rising sea level is what linked Sandy directly to global warming. Over the last century, the ocean off the New York coast rose 13 to 16 inches, making flooding from Sandy a lot worse.

The Second Coming of King Canute and the Fate of Conservatism

Carl Pope | Posted 06.01.2013 | Green
Carl Pope

North Carolina is paving the way to make more of these nasty, irresolvable human tragedies inevitable. But is the counsel -- 'don't seek to stabilize the climate, plan for its chaos' -- sincere on the right?

'Green News Report' - March 14, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.14.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - March 12, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.12.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Ken Cuccinelli's Cloudy Judgment

Michael E. Mann | Posted 04.06.2013 | Green
Michael E. Mann

Virginians deserve a governor who can take a sober look at scientific findings and recognize the threat to his own state. But Ken Cuccinelli put the narrow interests of his corporate donors and the extremist elements of his own party above the interests of taxpayers and coastal residents.

'Green News Report' - January 24, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.26.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - January 17, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.19.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - January 15, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.17.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - December 20, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.19.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - December 18, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.17.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - December 13, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.12.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - December 11, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.10.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - December 6, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.05.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - December 4, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.03.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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The Climate Post: Sandy Surfaces, Kyoto at Stake in UN Climate Talks

Tim Profeta | Posted 01.30.2013 | Green
Tim Profeta

Last week, the World Bank issued a report suggesting that a temperature rise of more than 4 degrees Celsius (7.2 degrees Fahrenheit) by 2100 could cause widespread crop failures, malnutrition and significant sea-level rise.