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'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...

The Climate Post: Climate Change Implicated in a Specific Extreme Weather Event

Tim Profeta | Posted 02.04.2016 | Green
Tim Profeta

Scientists have warned that even a few degrees rise in global temperatures can lead to increasingly severe storms. Now an international team of climate scientists has linked man-made climate change to historic flooding that hit the south of England in the winter of 2013-2014.

New Map Shows the Impact of Future Sea Level Rise

Jared Green | Posted 01.28.2016 | Green
Jared Green

World leaders have begun to get serious about fighting climate change, but we still face the incredible risk of a rising sea in this century and far into the future.

With Global Warming the World Will Be a Much Poorer Place

Alan Farago | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics
Alan Farago

When sea level rise ramps up, who is going to pay for all the claims? Insurance companies? No. Taxpayers? Definitely not.

SpaceX Rocket Botches Landing At Sea After Successful Launch

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 01.18.2016 | Science

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The Missing Ingredient in UN's 2030 Global Goals

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 01.26.2016 | World
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

The SDGs and the Paris climate agreement are clearly interconnected and any effort to tackle one without immediate consideration of the other will do serious disservice to both.

Trees: Helping Cities Solve Climate Change

Jad Daley | Posted 01.13.2016 | Green
Jad Daley

To fully grasp the potential of trees to combat climate change, one has to understand the "Urban Heat Island Effect." This situation occurs when pavement and other built materials in our cities absorb and re-radiate heat, to create an oven-like effect.

'Body Bags' Haunt My Vision at Everglades Conference

Audrey Peterman | Posted 01.12.2016 | Green
Audrey Peterman

For decades my husband Frank has periodically mentioned the "cultural lag" theory that he first heard in college in the 1960s. It refers to what happe...

Greenland's Melting Ice Problem May Be Far Worse Than We Realized

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.10.2016 | Science

Greenland's massive ice sheet may be in more serious peril from climate change than scientists previously thought, a new study has found. Studies agr...

Perishing Of Thirst In A Pacific Paradise

The Huffington Post | Peter Mellgard | Posted 01.07.2016 | World

MAJURO, Marshall Islands -- A few yards from the crashing waves of the Pacific, on a precariously narrow strip of land, precious rainwater pools on t...

Al Gore at Paris Climate Talks Decries Climate Carnage, Heralds Dawning "Age of Renewables"

John J. Berger | Posted 12.21.2015 | Green
John J. Berger

Former Vice President making informal remarks at the Indonesian Pavillion during the UN COP21 global climate talks near Paris shortly after deliveri...

5 Questions for Joe Romm on What Everyone Needs to Know ABout Climate Change

Tim Ward | Posted 12.18.2015 | Green
Tim Ward

I met Romm in Paris at the closing days of the Climate Summit, and interviewed him about his new book.

The Climate Post: Nations Strike Deal To Curb Carbon Emissions

Tim Profeta | Posted 12.17.2015 | Green
Tim Profeta

Some of the biggest crunch issues in the lead up to the climate agreement in Paris were money and temperature goals. So what does the deal say about these issues?

'Green News Report' - December 15, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.16.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Green News Report Special Coverage: United Nations climate talks in Pa...

In The Marshall Islands, Traditional Agriculture And Healthy Eating Are A Climate Change Strategy

The Huffington Post | Peter Mellgard | Posted 12.31.2015 | World

LAURA VILLAGE, Marshall Islands -- Holding in his hand a bunch of what he called mountain apples, Steve Lepton grinned like a kid with a new toy. &ld...

'Green News Report' - December 10, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.10.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: UN climate talks stall on 2C temperature target; Hillary Clinton calls ...

Forget Paris, forget Basel-Miami Beach. To Experience Art and Climate Change, Visit Hialeah!

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 12.03.2015 | Miami
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

Forget the Champs Elysees. If you really want to experience climate change this week, travel west along the banks of the C-6 canal and through the clo...

A New Arctic

Peter Neill | Posted 12.02.2015 | Green
Peter Neill

If one is a visionary, then all this might be the foundation for a new idea, incorporating the best of the successful Antarctic Treaty in the south with the best interests of regional inhabitants in the north -- a New Arctic that conserves and sustains the best of this astonishing place for global benefit in the 21st century.

What Is COP21 and Why Does it Matter?

Pierce Nahigyan | Posted 11.30.2015 | Green
Pierce Nahigyan

"COP21" is shorthand for "Conference of the Parties 21," which tells you absolutely nothing. You could call it the "2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference," but that gives you little more than a vague outline of what it is.

Grassroots Advocates Demand Action in Paris

Marc Yaggi | Posted 12.01.2015 | Green
Marc Yaggi

We need to shift financing and subsidies from dirty fossil fuel projects to renewables. Paris needs to stimulate new policies worldwide to put a price on carbon and to facilitate investments for a rapid global transition to renewable energy, especially in developing countries.

How To Talk To A Climate Change Denier

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 11.30.2015 | Science

In the face of warmer air and ocean temperatures, rising sea levels, stronger storms and an increased risk of drought, fire and flood, scientists agre...

Watch How Rising Sea Levels Could Swallow Coastal Cities

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 11.30.2015 | Science

Scientists have given the world fair warning: Climate change could -- and likely will -- result in a catastrophic rise in global sea levels....

El Nino Adds to Louisiana's Many Coastal Threats

Susan Buchanan | Posted 11.16.2015 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Storm surges and flooding in Orleans and parishes nearby this fall can be at least partly blamed on El Nino. This year's weather event is believed to be the most intense of its kind since 1997 or earlier, creating hazards for Louisiana's coastline.

Rapidly Melting Glacier Will Raise Sea Levels 'For Decades To Come'

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 11.13.2015 | Science

Global warming is claiming yet another massive glacier in Greenland, causing it to crumble into the Atlantic Ocean at an alarming rate. The ...

Pope Francis and the Ocean

Peter Neill | Posted 10.16.2015 | Green
Peter Neill

The Pope has been especially clear and vocal about his views of climate change as a real, pervasive, and devastating factor in today's world and that our understanding and response to the problem is essential to the future survival of all people worldwide.