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Local Climate Change Initiatives Bring Local Benefits and Global Impacts

Gary Gero | Posted 11.21.2014 | Green
Gary Gero

The community has developed the first forest offset project under the Reserve's Mexico Forest Protocol. The project will help provide clean water, an improved standard of living and improved habitat conditions.

'Green News Report' - November 20, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.20.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Record-breaking extreme winter storm breaks Buffalo, NY; It's official...

'Green News Report' - November 18, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: US Senate floor fight fails to pass Keystone XL pipeline; Can Congress...

5 Reasons the Senate Must Protect Our Communities from the Keystone XL Pipeline

Frances Beinecke | Posted 11.17.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

This bill would bypass essential reviews, skip safety assessments, and fast track a dangerous project. This has sweeping implications for future generations. And yet it is entangled in the politics of the moment.

'Green News Report' - November 13, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.13.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Historic climate deal between U.S. and China: it's the deal Republican...

Solar Road Showboats Innovation, G20 Brisbane

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 11.15.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

The Dutch have masterfully engineered a solar-paneled bicycle path between two suburbs of Amsterdam.

An Open Letter to Bruce Rauner: New Clean Energy Policies = New Clean Energy Jobs for Illinois

Henry Henderson | Posted 11.12.2014 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

Addressing the Clean Power Plan is likely among one of the first big issues your administration will face, here are three things you can push for now to spur the state's energy economy and all the positive activity that brings.

'Green News Report' - November 11, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: "The science has spoken": final UN climate change report - the bad new...

'Green News Report' - November 6, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.06.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Election 2014 Environmental Democalypse Now: get ready for the Republi...

GOP Leadership Promises Worst Attack on Environmental Protection in Decades

Frances Beinecke | Posted 11.06.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

This pro-polluter agenda is not what the majority of Americans want. Poll after poll shows strong support for environmental protection. Yet incoming Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John Boehner ignore these views.

4 Midterm Lessons About the Politics of Climate Change

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The GOP has taken control of the Senate after winning a handful of red states. This makes Senator Mitch McConnell the new Majority Leader, yet voters have not endorsed McConnell's pro-polluter agenda of dirty air and unlimited climate change pollution.

Running Clean Draws Support from Swing Voters

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Head-to-head matchups between candidates have varied this entire election cycle, but one item we've been tracking has remained consistent -- voters want action on climate change.

NRDC's Initial Take on EPA's New Ideas that Could Strengthen or Weaken the Clean Power Plan's Carbon Pollution Limits

David Doniger | Posted 11.03.2014 | Green
David Doniger

We'll continue pressing for the strongest carbon pollution standards to combat the threats posed by climate change.

'Green News Report' - October 30, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.30.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 'Sit down and shut up!': Superstorm Sandy recovery stalled, 2 years la...

'Green News Report' - October 28, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Climate Change and Election 2014: High stakes on energy, the environmen...

Polluters Try to Make Something Out of Nothing

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Climate change polluters don't have a lot to work with this election season. Since the vast majority of American voters have repeatedly said they support limiting the carbon pollution from power plants, fossil fuel companies and their allies are left trying to make even the weakest numbers sound good.

'Green News Report' - October 21, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republican candidates continue to dodge the climate change question; Mo...

'Green News Report' - October 16, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.21.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Rep. Paul Ryan backs away - sort of - from outright climate science den...

This Is How America Will Reduce Pollution and Stamp Out Our Carbon Footprint

Frances Beinecke | Posted 10.21.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

The US can become carbon neutral in our lifetimes. In the process, we will put millions of Americans to work, make our companies more competitive, and shield our communities from extreme weather. And we will honor our obligation to leave the world a better place for future generations.

'Green News Report' - October 14, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.14.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Coal wins Kentucky's U.S. Senate debate!; Pentagon warns climate change...

'Green News Report' - October 9, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.09.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Sen. Mitch McConnell dodges on climate change: "I am not a scientist";...

Great Lakes Need a Senator Who Will Act on Climate: Gary Peters

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Gary Peters is the only candidate who understands how important our response to climate change and our embrace of clean energy will be for Michigan.

'Green News Report' - October 7, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.07.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: How many scientists does it take to change a light bulb? Three, accordi...

'Green News Report' - October 2, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.02.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Tide turns against climate change deniers, as even Rupert Murdoch dumps...

Global Energy Use And CO2 Output May Double By 2100

Climate Central | Bobby Magill | Posted 10.02.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. Even as curbing greenhouse gas emissions becomes more urgent as the effects of climate change be...