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Carbon Pollution

A Step Too Short: Obama's New Carbon Pollution Rules Must Be Strengthened

Erich Pica | Posted 09.16.2014 | Green
Erich Pica

While Obama's carbon pollution standards are an important step toward reducing our country's reliance on fossil fuels, they are not enough to force the shift toward clean, renewable energy. These weak standards demonstrate his unwillingness to take the bold actions required to mitigate the catastrophic impacts of climate disruption.

'Green News Report' - September 11, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Going the wrong way! Greenhouse gas emissions jump at fastest rate on r...

Will Airlines Wreck Crucial Chance to Cut Global-Warming Gases?

Vera Pardee | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green
Vera Pardee

The airline industry's massive emissions of global-warming gases are completely unregulated. But that might be about to change -- unless the airlines manage to sabotage the process at the tail end.

'Green News Report' - September 9, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.09.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - September 4, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.04.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Accountability for BP in deadly Gulf Oil Spill Disaster; Accountabilit...

5 Ways the Midterms Will Shape the Clean Energy and Climate Future

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The choices we make in the voting booth always carry weight, but they have even greater heft in a year when control of the Senate is up for grabs, when GOP leaders have promised to roll back decades-worth of public health and environmental safeguards, and when the threat of climate change grows more severe.

'Green News Report' - August 28, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.28.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - August 26, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.26.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Napa earthquake is a warning for CA's nuclear plants; Another coal plan...

This Film Narrated By Leo DiCaprio Presents A Clear Climate Change Solution: Price Carbon

Tree Media | Leila Conners | Posted 08.22.2014 | World

By Leila Conners -- Tree Media Ahead of the 2014 UN Climate Summit on Sept. 23, "Carbon" attempts to move the debate forward, exploring how go...

The Evolution of Rep. Leonard Lance: Environmentalist to Climate Change Denier

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 08.22.2014 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

To environmental activists, their dramatically changing relationship with Congressman Leonard Lance (R-N.J.) is baffling.

'Green News Report' - August 21, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.21.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Way too much water now falling on the Arizona desert; Another day, anot...

'Green News Report' - August 19, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.19.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another one bites the dust: Oregon denies proposed coal export facility...

#DirtyDenier$ Day 10: Senator John Boozman

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Arkansas Senator John Boozman may have done well as an optometrist before he was first elected to public office in 2000. But, when he shares his views on energy policy, it appears he needs to get his vision checked.

'Green News Report' - August 14, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.14.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Broken climate: Historic storms and floods paralyze cities from Nebrask...

#DirtyDenier$ Day 8: Shelley Moore Capito

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Mining interests support Capito, and she has supported them by voting numerous times against the health and safety of Americans. In 2013 alone, she voted against safeguards for the water we drink, the air we breathe, and the lands that belong to the American public.

'Green News Report' - August 12, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.12.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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#DirtyDenier$ Day 7: Congressman Leonard Lance

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

When it comes to environmental protections and addressing climate change, Congressman Leonard Lance is, in the words of Lewis Carroll, getting "curiouser and curiouser."

Cutting Carbon Pollution Will Help Create a Healthier Planet

Lynn R. Goldman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Green
Lynn R. Goldman

By investing in cleaner air today the nation will save not only on healthcare costs but we will surely save lives as well.

'Green News Report' - August 5, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - July 31, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.31.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - July 29, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.29.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama Administration approves sonic cannons for offshore oil exploratio...

Business as Usual: The US Chamber's History of Fighting Environmental Protection

Gene Karpinski | Posted 07.25.2014 | Green
Gene Karpinski

The EPA's new Clean Power Plan is not difficult to defend. Limiting carbon pollution from power plants, the nation's single largest polluter, will und...

Is Hollywood Drowning Out Climate Change? Let's Be Practical

Keith Gaby | Posted 08.28.2014 | Green
Keith Gaby

It's frustrating for climate activists that some people seem to care more about Hollywood couples than global warming. America's obsession with Hollywood feels a bit like we're endlessly banging on the front door yelling "Fire!" -- only to be told, "Yes, we see the flames on the drapes, but America's Got Talent is on!"

Big Polluters Cry Wolf Over EPA Plan to Protect Health and Fight Climate Change

Frances Beinecke | Posted 07.25.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Now that our nation is finally holding dirty industries accountable for the worst pollution in America -- pollution that increases the risk of asthma attacks, heart disease, lung cancer and causes climate change -- big emitters are using the same Chicken Little playbook.

'Green News Report' - July 24, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.24.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Breaking: Sudden storm ravages campground in VA; New rules for explosiv...