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Green News Report: February 22, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Deadly eart...

EIA Energy Watcher: We Do Not Count Damaged Public Property in Price of Fossil Fuels

Mike Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Casey

When the dirty energy lobby claims it's not really subsidized, or hardly at all, it's OK to laugh. But it's important to point out that it's a lie -- and a big one at that.

Green News Report: February 17, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Heavier sto...

Green News Report: February 15, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S SPECIAL RADIO REPORT: All...

Top EIA Energy Trends Watcher: No Definitive Count on Dirty Energy Welfare

Mike Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Casey

Just how much of our tax money is going to ExxonMobil, Massey, etc.?

Green News Report: February 10, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Bush EPA se...

How the Other Guys Play

Mike Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Casey

After President Obama's State of the Union address calling for a modest cut of just $4 billion in welfare for oil companies, the focus on this insanely wasteful spending has intensified.

Green News Report: February 3, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Midwest dig...

Green News Report: February 1, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The unreaso...

Obama Moves To Cut Oil Industry Subsidies

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

President Obama will propose nixing around $36.5 billion a year in oil and gas company subsidies and tax breaks in his new budget, set to be released ...

Will Climate Change Chill Obama's Legacy?

William S. Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

Obama is the leader most likely to be blamed 20 or 30 years from now when people around the world are suffering from intense, diverse and irreversible stresses from climate change.

Green News Report: January 27, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: From the gr...

Biggest Football Game Is One Being Played in Washington, D.C.

Brian Frederick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

There's only one game left in the NFL season. But there's plenty of political football being played in Washington, D.C. -- and the result of this game will shape the sport and country for years to come.

Green News Report: January 25, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Getting "Gas"-y at the Oscars; Freakin' Frackin'; Natural disasters are expensive; Catastrophic flooding, drought around the world.

Green News Report: January 20, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Fox "News":...

Job for the New Congress: Read the Latest Review of Wasteful Welfare for Dirty Energy

Mike Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Casey

The new, fiscally conservative Congress could do what it has committed itself to doing -- cutting wasteful spending -- by starting with arguably the most wasteful spending of all: corporate welfare checks for the highly profitable oil and coal industries.

US and China Should Cooperate to Create Green Space for Environmental Subsidies in the WTO

James Bacchus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Bacchus

The US, China, and the other members of the WTO to negotiate an agreed global line dividing what is permissible from what is impermissible when governments provide green subsidies.

Killed Your Wife or Husband? That's Between the PSC and You

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Isenberg

Hopefully, at some point in a magical future, we will really have full transparency on the activities of private security contractors as they go about...

In The Public Interest: Busting the 'User Fee' Highway Myth

Phineas Baxandall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phineas Baxandall

Ever wonder why the roads and highways in our cities keep getting bigger and wider while public transportation, rail, and bike paths are left behind, ...

Fossil Energy Knows It's a Full Contact Game -- Does Cleantech?

Mike Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Casey

Attacks by dirty energy are serious, coordinated, and are beginning to get traction in public opinion research. While clean energy has the facts on its side, it needs to capture peoples' imaginations, not just their intellects.

In The Public Interest: Sunshine for Subsidies: Does 2010 Finally Mark the Rise of Public Scrutiny?

Phineas Baxandall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phineas Baxandall

Although much has gone wrong during this year's wrangling over state and federal budget deficits, 2010 may go down as the year that America finally shined a light into the dark budget corners where billions are spent on government subsidies.

Clean Energy Subsidies: It's the Economy, Stupid

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian F. Keane

It's simply shocking that clean energy wasn't a bigger part of the midterm election debate. From the Tea Party to the White House, clean energy should be an easy place to find common ground.

Will Germany Phase out Solar? Don't Bet on It

Michael Kanellos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Kanellos

Germany regularly cuts its feed-in tariffs for renewable energy. The cuts cause anxiety in the solar world, but generally don't lead to a panic because of the measured, reasonable actions taken by the government.

GM's Challenge for Tea Partiers: More Cash for Clunkers?

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

WASHINGTON -- Here is a test for the new Republican majority headed for the House of Representatives under the banner of cutting the budget deficit, e...

George Will Mocks the Chevy Volt and Hopes for Obama Failure

Mark Cassello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Cassello

George Will works diligently to undermine the credibility of America's only mass-produced electric vehicle while Japanese automakers stand ready to flood the market with literally dozens of cutting-edge, affordable, and efficient fully electric vehicles.