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Green News Report: July 27, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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A Love Affair Gone Wrong: Liberals Abandon Their Beloved Obama

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

We liberals should be mad as hell at the opposition -- Breitbart and Fox News -- not Obama or his administration that fell over itself in the Shirley Sherrod affair.

Senate Obstructionism Leads to Abject Failure on Energy and Climate

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Lehner

The pollution that causes global warming is a gusher many times the size of the Gulf oil spill. Long after the Deepwater Horizon well is finally killed, we will regret the Senate's failure this summer to cap carbon pollution.

As Cap and Trade Dies, It's Time To Bury Offsets With It

Steve Valk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Valk

Senate Democrats pulled the plug on climate legislation Thursday, but it's not the end of the world. In fact, the demise of cap-and-trade might be the best thing that could happen for the Earth's climate.

Green News Report: July 22, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: China, dro...

Green News Report: July 20, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: Confirmed ...

Green News Report: July 15, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: 2010 shaping...

American Petroleum Institute's Revisionist History on Climate Change Position

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

The American Petroleum Institute, the trade group for the oil and natural gas industry, is trying to re-write history by claiming that it has remained...

Owning Up to Our Oil Addiction

Tom Schey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tom Schey

We, vain Americans, blame BP and all the others out there, but it's our addiction providing our neighborhood dealer with the incentives. Our dependency on oil is an addiction we need to break.

Green News Report -- May 6, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: The latest on...

Can We Get on the Road to the Emission Reductions We Need by Starting with a Cap on Stationary Sources?

Dan Lashof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Lashof

President Obama hosted a bipartisan group of Senators at the White House last Tuesday to talk about the path forward on comprehensive clean energy and...

Green News Report -- May 4, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: Water, water ...

Laura Bassett and Ryan Grim

Lindsey Graham Took Big Money From Energy Donors In First Quarter

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett and Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) jilted his climate-change partners this week, he abandoned more than a few senators and the White House. He also lef...

The Cost of Offshore Drilling: Photos You Haven't Seen

Philip Radford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Philip Radford

This is why the President's offshore drilling proposal needs to be taken off the table now. 2010-04-29-greenpeaceoilspill.jpg

Green News Report -- April 29, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: More on Linds...

Climate Compromise, Not Capitulation

Denis Hayes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Denis Hayes

Senator Lindsey Graham has threatened to walk away from the climate legislation he had fashioned over many months with Senators John Kerry and Joe Lieberman.

Time for a Do-Over on Clean Energy Legislation

Erich Pica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Erich Pica

Senator Kerry and Senator Lieberman are telling everybody who has a microphone that their climate bill isn't dead. But their aggressive reassurances are misplaced energy.

Green News Report -- April 27, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: Remembering li...

Lindsey Graham: Pushing Immigration Ahead Of Climate Is A 'Cynical Political Ploy'

Mother Jones | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Graham, Kerry and Lieberman met to try to calm the storm that kicked up around their legislation over the weekend after Graham threatened to ditch wor...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

We Need Real Relief, Not a Junk Shot to Solve the Energy Problems that Led to the BP Blowout

Dan Lashof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Lashof

Passing a comprehensive energy and climate plan is not an instant fix for the mess we are in. But unlike another junk shot, it will provide real relief if we start now.

Clean Energy's Future Hinges on New Business Models

Lesa Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lesa Mitchell

Clean energy innovations often fall victim to the so-called "Valley of Death" caused by outdated and capital-intensive business models and a supply chain that is not friendly to new technology.

Green News Report -- April 22, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: Oil rigs expl...

Optimism for a Clean Energy Future

Maggie Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maggie Fox

It's time to unleash innovation and put policies in place that can create jobs, secure our energy independence, and protect our public health -- and our planet's health -- for future generations.

Is there a Silver Lining to the Gulf Coast Oil Catastrophe?

Lynn Englum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lynn Englum

While the tragedy in the Gulf is enormous, an even greater tragedy is failing to set a course for solving the underlying cause of this disaster-America's fossil fuel addiction.