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Climate Change This Week: Hot Spiral, Big Oil Cleaning, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.24.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Bizarre Biodiversity in the Boreal are wood frogs that freeze in winter, thaw in s...

'Green News Report' - May 24, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.24.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: In wake of massive Fort McMurray wildfire, Canada's insurance industry ca...

Real Crimes Against Nature: N.C. Republicans Attack Renewable Energy

Harold Lloyd | Posted 05.19.2016 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

Pat McCrory and Republicans in the North Carolina legislature claim to abhor the unnatural.

Climate Change This Week: Sobering Suicides, Battery Breakthrough, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.17.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests Protect The BUB: Bizarre, Useful and Beautiful biodiversity that sustains...

Climate Change This Week; Suffocating Seas, Climate Votes, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.11.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. BBB: Beautiful Brazilian Biodiversity - as shown by these red-eyed tree frogs, is...

Invest in Wind Today to Power our Future

Barry Parkin | Posted 05.11.2016 | Green
Barry Parkin

We are in a race against time. Those were the words of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the recent signing of the historic Paris clima...

Our Unwavering Commitment to Eagle Conservation

Dan Ashe | Posted 05.05.2016 | Green
Dan Ashe

Since its 2009 delisting, the nation's bald eagle population has steadily increased, and now numbers more than 143,000 individuals. At the same time, data suggest golden eagle populations are stable but may gradually decline, heightening the importance of managing that species more protectively.

The Climate Change President

Swara Salih | Posted 05.02.2016 | Politics
Swara Salih

It is clear that climate action and renewable energy development have become topics with considerable standing in the public and political discussion. Evidently, one of the major figures history will note for that change is President Barack Obama.

Climate Change This Week: The Coral Canary, a Windy US Future, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Another Reason To Save Africa's Forests - its butterflies, such as these glass wi...

Hope Is a Future Powered By the Wind and the Sun

Steve Sawyer | Posted 04.25.2016 | Green
Steve Sawyer

For the second year in a row, fossil related emissions have not increased. This has never happened before with the global economy still growing.

Good Stewardship Is An American duty

Tom Kiernan | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green
Tom Kiernan

Earth Day is one of the best times of the year to remember responsible environmental stewardship appeals to all Americans.

Some Earth Day Headlines Reveal a Hidden Threat to Human and Environmental Health

David Ropeik | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green
David Ropeik

Study - Warming giving U.S. the type of weather we prefer - for now. A seemingly witty little analysis by Patrick Egan of NYU and Megan Mullin of Du...

Earth Day Scorecard for a Greener Chicago

Howard Learner | Posted 04.22.2016 | Chicago
Howard Learner

Clean air, clean water, cleaner energy and fewer toxics are important values shared by all Chicagoans. This Earth Day, let's be proud of our progress, and let's seize opportunities to advance a cleaner, greener and safer community that works for all.

Climate Change This Week: Avoiding the Heat, All Weather Solar Cells, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.20.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. A Prickly Situation - this cartoonish katydid is found in Yasuni National Park, E...

Warren Buffet Wants To Build The Nation's Largest Wind Farm

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.15.2016 | Business

Warren Buffett's MidAmerican Energy Company plans to invest $3.6 billion in what would become the nation's largest wind energy facility. At 2,000 mega...

How To Make Renewable Energy Cheaper

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business

There's money out there for clean energy. And with the right kind of infrastructure spending, we can help shift it away from fossil fuels and toward r...

Climate Change This Week: Seas Rising 6 Feet By 2100, Xeroxing Solar Panels, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.12.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Bizarre Beautiful Jewels of the Forest are another reason to preserve forests, as...

Is the World Bank Snatching Climate Defeat from the Jaws of Victory?

Carl Pope | Posted 04.11.2016 | Green
Carl Pope

While clean energy is cheaper to buy and operate than fossil, it requires more capital at the front end -- because the benefits of free sun and wind flow over time, while the expenses of turbines, panels and batteries come all at once. 

How We Made Clean Energy Bipartisan in North Carolina

Erik Lensch | Posted 04.06.2016 | Green
Erik Lensch

North Carolina's clean energy policies have faced heavy debate and attacks. But in 2015, supporters of clean energy won legislators over with hard facts on the economy, jobs and electricity prices.

Climate Change This Week: Big Savings Via Family Planning, Zooming Emissions, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.05.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The Black Holes of Greenland are cryoconites are created when a deposited mass of soot, consisting of glued amalgums created by bacteria, focuses heat absorption, melting deep holes into the ice.

100 Percent Renewable Energy? We Have the Power.

Rob Sargent | Posted 03.30.2016 | Green
Rob Sargent

Imagine: You wake one up one spring weekday morning, on a day like today. While you were sleeping, wind turbines, along with the battery in your electric car, produced much of the electricity that powered your water heater and charged your phone.

Clear Skies From Wind Power

Tom Kiernan | Posted 03.30.2016 | Green
Tom Kiernan

Each wind turbine makes a big difference: a single turbine cuts 900 cars' worth of carbon dioxide emissions.

The World's Largest Renewable Energy Developer Could Go Broke

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 03.29.2016 | Business

There is a “substantial risk” that SunEdison may file for bankruptcy, the world’s largest renewable energy developer said in a regulatory filing...

Climate Change This Week: Frying February, Minimizing Methane, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.21.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Forests Go, So Do These and many other baby animals. Source fluffyfeet at pi...

Climate Change This Week: A Really Hot 2016 Start, a Really Cool Battery, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.15.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When The Forest Goes, So Does This Beauty, a beautiful tropical forest hummingbir...