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Ten Examples of Welfare for the Rich and Corporations

Bill Quigley | Posted 03.16.2014 | Politics
Bill Quigley

Here are the top 10 examples of corporate welfare and welfare for the rich. There are actually thousands of tax breaks and subsidies for the rich and corporations provided by federal, state and local governments, but these 10 will give a taste.

Business Resilience Comes From Working With Nature

Andrew Winston | Posted 03.11.2014 | Green
Andrew Winston

With these once extraordinary events becoming more ordinary, it's becoming clearer that businesses in vulnerable regions need to prepare. But how should companies go about building resilient enterprises that are ready to face extreme weather and other effects of climate change?

Climate Change This Week: The Good, The Bad, The Old, The New in 2013, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.25.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Jingle right along with us this week, folks, for the usual up and down sleigh ride! Most Important Climate Message: "You CAN Do Something About It" i...

Kate Sheppard

The Long, Strange Case Of An Arctic Whistleblower

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.06.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The long, strange story of Charles Monnett, a wildlife biologist who spent 14 years working in Alaska for the Department of Interior, is...

Shell Plans Return To Offshore Drilling In Alaska

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2014 | Green

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc aims to return to Alaskan offshore drilling next July by deploying an upgraded drillship in the Chukchi Sea,...

Climate Change This Week: Warsaw Walkout, Clean Energy Pride, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.29.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

To tackle pollution, China to Drop Pursuit of "Growth at All Costs" reports David Stanway at World Environment News, steering local governments toward...

Between Mountain and Sea: Exploring Rio Through Imagery

XPRIZE | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
XPRIZE

By Joe Capra Joe is a Los Angeles-based photographer and filmmaker, and winner of XPRIZE's 2012 "Why Do You Explore?" Video Contest for his piece Midn...

They're Backkkk...

Cindy Shogan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Cindy Shogan

In June, President Obama said, "we can't just drill our way out of the energy and climate challenge that we face." Interior Secretary Jewell recently echoed this sentiment and when talking about the Arctic, said that "some places are just too special to drill."

The World in 50 Years - An Energy Perspective

Badr Jafar | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Badr Jafar

If we are to succeed in seeing a less polluted, yet still prosperous, future, governments and societies alike must focus policy on promoting the fuels which strike the right balance between cost, scalability, efficiency, and environmental impact.

A Pincer Movement Aimed at Big Oil

Carl Pope | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

Will sky high prices remain? Only if oil can retain its monopoly in transportation. Transportation alternatives, however, are breathing down oil's back. Big oil companies need to recognize that their future is as smaller players

SHOCKING VIDEO: Shots Fired by Russian Military During Greenpeace Arctic Protest

Philip Radford | Posted 11.25.2013 | Green
Philip Radford

What you're seeing is the Russian Special Forces response to a peaceful protest. Peaceful activism is crucial when governments around the world have failed to respond to dire scientific warnings about the consequences of climate change in the Arctic and elsewhere.

'Green News Report' - September 10, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.10.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Shell To Pay For Air Quality Violations In Arctic

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2013 | Green

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Shell has agreed to pay $1.1 million for air-quality violations from the vessels...

Taking a Stand for Our Arctic Ocean

Cindy Shogan | Posted 10.27.2013 | Green
Cindy Shogan

In June, President Obama said, "we can't just drill our way out of the energy and climate challenge that we face." I am hopeful that the president will heed his own advice, and keep our Arctic Ocean safe from dirty and dangerous oil drilling.

John Avalos and Francesca Vietor Play the Shell Game

Tom Dalzell | Posted 09.29.2013 | San Francisco
Tom Dalzell

It's time to call "CleanPowerSF" what it really is: a political deal that will automatically enroll you in a system that charges you more for dirtier power.

ExxonMobil Baton Rouge veers away from unions, United Steel Workers say

Susan Buchanan | Posted 09.21.2013 | Business
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the July 22, 2013 edition.) On a drive through Baton Rouge on Interstate 110, you've probabl...

How 3 Million People Climbed Europe's Tallest Building

James Turner | Posted 09.11.2013 | Green
James Turner

It was still dark when Victoria and five other young women emerged from a customized truck to climb the Shard, Europe's biggest skyscraper. She was ca...

'Green News Report' - July 11, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.10.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - May 30, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.30.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

How Markets Fail

Carl Pope | Posted 07.13.2013 | Green
Carl Pope

It is clear that there are far cheaper fuels -- efficiency, solar and wind to replace coal and natural gas in the U.S., and biofuels or electricity elsewhere to reduce oil intensity. So how much $100 fossil fuel can the world afford, climate aside?

Dirty Power for San Francisco? Say S'hell No!

Tom Dalzell | Posted 06.23.2013 | San Francisco
Tom Dalzell

The basic idea of communities controlling more of their own power mix in order to lower costs, increase renewables and protect the environment is sound. But the Shell contract with San Francisco will create no new renewables while raising green house gases.

Remembering the Consequences of Deepwater Horizon

Cindy Shogan | Posted 06.19.2013 | Green
Cindy Shogan

The infrastructure to clean up a spill in the Arctic Ocean is non-existent -- the U.S. Coast Guard is 1,000 miles away -- and there is no demonstrated response capability. The Arctic's harsh and chaotic environment would make any cleanup effort a nightmare.

Corporate Accountability for Human Rights: Kiobel's Call to Action

Stephanie Safdi | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
Stephanie Safdi

In Kiobel case, the Supreme Court unanimously denied Nigerian asylees justice for gross violations of human rights perpetrated by the Shell Corporation. When, and how, are we going to hold corporations accountable for abuses that law, and ethics, universally condemn?

13 Oil Spills in the last 30 Days (INFOGRAPHIC)

Heather Libby | Posted 06.12.2013 | Green
Heather Libby

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Shell's Plot to Take Away Your First Amendment Rights

Philip Radford | Posted 06.12.2013 | Green
Philip Radford

Shell Oil's legal team is currently working overtime to keep the company's Arctic work secret from advocacy groups like Greenpeace. It's a battle that will have implications well beyond the Far North.