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Ocean Leaders to Obama & Romney: Support the Red, White but Also the Blue

David Helvarg | Posted 10.16.2012 | Green
David Helvarg

In a letter delivered to their campaigns on Aug. 14, sixty leaders in exploration, conservation, science and business -- including members of the Cous...

'Green News Report' - August 9, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.14.2012 | 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: Romney's ...

'Green News Report' - August 9, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.09.2012 | 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: It's offi...

The Climate Post: Mars Rover Can Help Us Better Understand Climate Change on Earth

Tim Profeta | Posted 10.09.2012 | Green
Tim Profeta

NASA's rover, Curiosity, made a successful landing on Mars earlier this week. Some scientists say the car-sized rover, the most high-tech ever designed by the space agency, could have a lot to tell us about our own climate.

Climate Change: Western Dust Bowls, Romney's Radical Energy Ideas, and More

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.06.2012 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The current Indian drought, which helped spur its recent blackout, highlights the challenge that future climate change will bring to an agricultural country already facing water stresses, reports Robert Eshelman at ClimateWire, and a large, still growing population.

Recent Mishaps Raise Doubts About Arctic Drilling Safety

Marilyn Heiman | Posted 10.06.2012 | Green
Marilyn Heiman

The mishap -- along with a series of other troubling setbacks -- raises a question that some of us have been asking for the past year: Are we really ready to drill in such a remote and risky setting?

Climate Change This Week: Ozone Damage, Pipe Power and More

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.29.2012 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Making the U.S. a global clean energy leader will ensure a heck of a lot more jobs, and a clean, safe future.

Climate Change This Week: Hot Halloween, Global Basket Cases and More

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.22.2012 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

You know that annoying drought that we are all so tired of? It'll be hanging around 'til Halloween at least.

Come Together, to Save the Arctic

Paul McCartney | Posted 09.22.2012 | Green
Paul McCartney

Since Earthrise was taken we've been so busy warming our world that it now looks radically different from space. We've put so much carbon into the atmosphere that today's astronauts are looking at a different planet.

Timothy Stenovec

LOOK: Shell Spoof Site Goes Viral

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.19.2012 | Green

At first glance, Arctic Ready looks like a legitimate website from Shell. The clean lines, judicious use of white space and the prominent placement of...

With The World Watching, Shell Stumbles Toward Arctic Oil

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 09.16.2012 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

Royal Dutch Shell, the global energy giant, has already invested more than $4 billion in its Arctic drilling venture, but that was apparently not enou...

Climate Change This Week: BBQed Beef, Carbon Storage Quakes, and More

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.14.2012 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The grazing lands of scores of U.S. ranchers have been charred by blazes or ravaged by drought amid a regional shortfall of the alfalfa hay that could stave off starvation, reports Laura Zuckerman at Reuters News. The choice? Feed or sell.

Threatened Arctic Deserves Protection

Richard Steiner | Posted 07.31.2014 | Science
Richard Steiner

The Arctic is one of most pristine and unique regions of our planet, but it is now in crisis from two serious threats -- climate change and industrialization.

WATCH: 'Save The Arctic' With Radiohead And Jude Law

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 07.03.2012 | Green

Polar bears may not be a common sight on the streets of London, but a new video from Greenpeace aims to raise awareness of the plight of the Arctic an...

The Arctic: 'The Wild Places Are Where We Began'

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 09.02.2012 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

In the words of Thomas Jefferson: "Every generation needs a new revolution." With five years left on the clock, saving planet earth must be ours.

Arctic Birds: Global Travelers at Risk in Rush to Drill

Jane Alexander | Posted 08.27.2012 | Green
Jane Alexander

Well, every story has conflict and conflict is raging in the Arctic now over oil and gas drilling. Enormous oil giants are lobbying furiously for the rights to drill in more and more places with fewer and fewer safeguards.

'Green News Report' - June 21, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.21.2012 | 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: Good news ...

One Million People Speak Out to Save the Arctic Ocean

Cindy Shogan | Posted 08.21.2012 | Green
Cindy Shogan

Time is running out for President Obama to stop Shell from drilling in America's Arctic Ocean this summer.

A Journey to the Arctic Ice and Into the Human Spirit

Michelle Stauffer and Justin Lewis | Posted 08.19.2012 | Green
Michelle Stauffer and Justin Lewis

Qaanaaq Greenland is one of the northern most inhabited places on the planet. We're there on location for our two year photo-documentary project 70 Degrees West.

'Green News Report' - June 19, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.19.2012 | 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: A nuclear...

LOOK: New 'White Marble' Photo Shows Planet's Frosty Face

Posted 06.19.2012 | Science

By: OurAmazingPlanet Staff Published: 06/18/2012 05:43 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet A newly released image from NASA shows off our home planet fro...

Climate Change Threatens Arctic Alaska Village's Fish Stock, Drinking Water

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 08.11.2012 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

In a newly released report, the Center for Climate and Health at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium zeroes in on the Arctic Alaska village of Selawik, population 830, about 70 miles southeast of Kotzebue that's said to be sinking as permafrost thaws.

The Arctic Passes Climate Threshold

Peter Bjerregaard | Posted 08.05.2012 | Green
Peter Bjerregaard

Arctic CO2 levels have hit a milestone. Reaching concentrations not seen in the last 800,000 years, 400 ppm (parts per million) is now being measured all across the Arctic.

Clinton Urges Cooperation In Arctic

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 06.02.2012 | World

TROMSO, Norway -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday ventured north of the Arctic Circle and urged international cooperation i...

Not the Change Polar Bears Need: President Obama's Polar Bear Extinction Plan

Kassie Siegel | Posted 07.07.2012 | Green
Kassie Siegel

More than two-thirds of these amazing animals, including all the polar bears in Alaska, will likely be gone by 2050. So it boggles the mind that the Obama administration announced plans to reissue a Bush-era regulation that limits protections for polar bears under the Endangered Species Act.