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'Green News Report' - July 8, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.08.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Japan hit with monster typhoon, while Hurricane Arthur breaks a record...

Climate Spoof Is All Too Real

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 07.02.2014 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

We are standing on the cusp of making unprecedented progress to reduce carbon pollution, especially from old dirty power plants. In addition to these important new public safeguards proposals, something else is changing -- climate change rhetoric.

Nasty: Another Chicago River Re-Reversal Highlights Need for Climate Action

Henry Henderson | Posted 07.02.2014 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

From 2007 through 2013, records show, the district released nearly 32 billion gallons of runoff and wastewater into the lake. By contrast, 12 billion gallons poured out from 1985 through 2006, the year the Deep Tunnel sewer pipes were completed.

'Green News Report' - July 1, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Big Coal baron says Obama's 'evil', attacks wildly popular new EPA emis...

'Green News Report' - June 26, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.26.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The gloves are off - President Obama now just openly mocking climate ch...

Under President Obama's Climate Action Plan, a Year of Progress at EPA

Gina McCarthy | Posted 06.25.2014 | Green
Gina McCarthy

Climate change supercharges risks to our health, our economy, and our way of life. On behalf of our kids and future generations -- we have a moral obligation to act.

'Green News Report' - June 24, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.24.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: U.S. Supreme Court upholds EPA authority on greenhouse gas emissions --...

''Green News Report' - June 17, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.17.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... Listen online here, or Download MP3 (6 mins)... Link: Embed: Got comments, tips, love letters,...

''Green News Report' - June 12, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.12.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: GOP Leader Eric Cantor defeated by climate denier who doesn't want you ...

Global Climate Change Is Worsening Instability And Making It Harder To Keep The Peace

Lach Litwer | Posted 06.13.2014 | Green
Lach Litwer

What is clear is that global climate change is worsening instability and expanding the frequency of events and number of locales in which we count on our military keep the peace.

EPA Carbon Standards and Iowa: Breezing Past Proposed Goals

Henry Henderson | Posted 06.11.2014 | Green
Henry Henderson

The proposal offers an opportunity for Iowa to continue to grow its booming wind sector and implement solar and energy efficiency to a greater extent, creating a more affordable, more independent, and cleaner electric system. In fact, Iowa is already on a path to meet the emissions reduction target set by EPA.

''Green News Report' - June 10, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: President Obama pushes back against climate change-denying politicians;...

Where Climate Change and Geopolitics Collide

Billy Mason | Posted 06.10.2014 | Hawaii
Billy Mason

In a rare moment of enlightenment, Republican John Boehner recently stated "I'm not qualified to debate the science over climate change." In the past,...

'Green News Report' - June 5, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.05.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republicans attack Obama EPA's proposed CO2 emissions standards... but ...

'Green News Report' - June 3, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.05.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Green News Report Special Coverage: President Obama's EPA unveils hist...

New EPA Rule for Dirty Power Plants Fuels Strange Debate

Keith Gaby | Posted 06.03.2014 | Green
Keith Gaby

The impacts of unlimited pollution are scary, as outlined in two recent scientific reports that outline the situation globally and in the United States. Kids will have more asthma attacks, storms will be more destructive, drought more severe, and lots of other dangerous problems.

Five Ways the New Limits on Carbon Pollution Will Influence the Midterms

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 06.02.2014 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The Obama administration just did the most important thing it could to confront climate change right now: it set limits on carbon pollution coming from power plants.

U.S. Bishops Demand Action To Prevent Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.30.2014 | Religion

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) called on the Environmental Protection Agency to combat climate change in a May 29 letter. It specific...

Climate Policy: It's the Economy

David Monsma | Posted 05.22.2014 | Green
David Monsma

Regulating or taxing carbon emissions is no longer a partisan or ideological issue -- it's a matter of business and investment, and of vital importance.

Alex Lazar

Democratic Senator Sends Scathing Climate Change Letter To Marco Rubio

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

In a new letter sent to Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) slams the potential 2016 presidential candidate for his recent sta...

The Way Forward To Kicking Our Carbon Addiction

Keith Gaby | Posted 07.07.2014 | Green
Keith Gaby

The disturbing news is all here: Threats to agriculture from drought, danger for coastal residents and businesses from rising seas, more frequent intense hurricanes, more asthma attacks for kids, the spread of insect borne disease, and much more. But the good news is that this disease has a cure.

Health Experts Issue New Prescription: To Stay Healthy Fight Climate Change

Frances Beinecke | Posted 07.06.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

By taking action to limit carbon pollution, we can reduce threats to our health and provide future generations with safer air, cleaner energy, and a more stable climate.

Use This Earth Day to Urge Leaders to Take Biggest Step Possible on Climate Change

Frances Beinecke | Posted 06.22.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

I plan to spend this Earth Day advocating for the single most important thing our nation can do to confront climate change: cutting carbon pollution from power plants.

This Earth Day, Put People Before Polluters

Elisabeth MacNamara | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Elisabeth MacNamara

This Earth Day, put people before polluters. If supporters like you stand up and demand the strongest standard possible, we can put our country -- and our planet -- on the path to a sustainable future and ensure a cleaner, healthier future for everyone.

Finding Hope in the Pale Blue Dot

Dominique Browning | Posted 06.08.2014 | Green
Dominique Browning

Cut greenhouse gas emissions. Simple -- and terribly complicated. But we've done the inconceivable before, and we can again.