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Global Warming: Fox News Separates Fact From Fiction

Bill Chameides | Posted 10.11.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Fox News called the three-and-a-half-minute segment "Climate Change Myths: Separating Fact From Fiction" -- an apt name because as far as the science is concerned, there's very little that could be characterized as fact, and a whole lot that could pass for fiction.

Is the U.S. About to Help Canada Significantly Increase Its Carbon Pollution?

Jake Schmidt | Posted 10.09.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

The Obama Administration has a simple choice -- help stop global warming and reject the Keystone XL project or approve Keystone XL and help another country fail to meet its global warming commitments.

Lynne Peeples

Climate Change Brings Water Woes To U.S. Cities, NRDC Report | Lynne Peeples | Posted 09.26.2011 | Green

You might say that the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) had good timing with their Tuesday release of a new report on water-related impacts of...

The Keystone XL Pipeline: A Tar Sands Folly?

Bill Chameides | Posted 09.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

The U.S. State Department is in the rare position of having to decide on an environmental issue. Hillary Clinton is in the tar sands hot seat. Is she asking the right questions?

Lynne Peeples

NOAA Radios Become Critical As Extreme Weather Events Increase | Lynne Peeples | Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

In the middle of the night on February 6, 2008, Alabama weatherman Dan Satterfield went on air to warn his viewers to take cover: a severe tornado was...

Heat 'Dome' Puts U.S. In Pressure Cooker

AP | By TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

CHICAGO -- If the extreme heat and humidity lingering over much of the nation feels like a steam bath, it's because the same principles are at work in...

Watch: Heat Wave Smothers Much of U.S.

Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

The heat-wave that has gripped much of the central United States is headed east and, meteorologists say it is only going to get worse. And they ar...

Renewable Energy Keeps Growing: Earth Summit in Rio Provides Opportunity for More Action

Jake Schmidt | Posted 09.17.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

Next year at the Earth Summit, countries and companies have a chance to build upon momentum by committing to deeper actions to spur renewable energy deployment. This is an important opportunity that shouldn't be missed.

Watch: Man Survives Being Struck By Lightning For Sixth Time

Posted 08.31.2011 | Green

Melvin Roberts of South Carolina has been struck by lightning an unbelievable six times. He believes that his record with lightning is connected to...

The Climate Post: Ailing Economies Push Richer Countries to Tap Emergency Oil Reserves

Mason Inman | Posted 08.31.2011 | Green
Mason Inman

In a move that caught many by surprise, the world's richer oil-importing countries will soon tap into emergency oil reserves.

"Natural" Gas Fails the Sniff Test

Philip Radford | Posted 08.28.2011 | Green
Philip Radford

Top decision makers in Washington seem to have forgotten that "natural" gas is a fossil fuel, with some of the same damning negatives as coal and oil.

Climate Kids in Court

William S. Becker | Posted 08.24.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

During one of his high-intensity speeches earlier this month, Van Jones showed he was back in fighting form.

Alex Wagner

Department Of Energy Makes $150M Bet On Solar Tech | Alex Wagner | Posted 09.25.2011 | Business

On Friday, Secretary of Energy Stephen Chu announced a "game changing" development in solar energy. A company called 1366 Technologies, headquartered...

Are Progressives in Denial About Climate Change?

Brendan Smith | Posted 08.10.2011 | Green
Brendan Smith

Climate change is not just another "issue." The earth is in the midst of a radical shift that will affect our country and society more severely than the Civil War, the Great Depression or World War II.

Watch: Arizona Wildfires Continue To Burn

Posted 08.10.2011 | Green


Heatwave Gripping Half Of U.S. Expected To Last For Days

AP | STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 08.09.2011 | Green

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A third day of unseasonable heat blistered the eastern half of the country Thursday, making tornado cleanup miserable in Ma...

Key Actions on Climate & Energy That World Leaders Need to Take at the Earth Summit in 2012

Jake Schmidt | Posted 08.06.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

Carbon pollution from fossil fuel use reached the highest level yet in 2010, according to the International Energy Agency. So should we throw up our hands?

Indonesian Forest Plan May Be Breakthrough on Climate Change

James Bacchus | Posted 07.24.2011 | Green
James Bacchus

Although little noted thus far in the U.S., Indonesia has just announced the details of a program intended to diminish forest destruction and thereby reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that scientists say are the main cause of climate change.

Climate Rapture: Creating a Heavenly Future Here on Earth

Kelly Rigg | Posted 07.23.2011 | Green
Kelly Rigg

I have some sympathy for the much-ridiculed rapturists because it's not fun being called an "alarmist nutball." Fortunately, there's no reason to choose between science and faith when it comes to climate change.

Remember Climate Change?

Peter Neill | Posted 07.09.2011 | Green
Peter Neill

Lack of understanding of changing weather compromises our response to storms and droughts that inundate our coastal communities and destroy our sustenance.

'Clean Stoves' Would Save Lives, Cut Pollution

Hillary Clinton | Posted 07.06.2011 | Green
Hillary Clinton

For nearly half of the world's population, cooking at home is a deeply dangerous act. In fact, it poses one of the most serious health risks in the developing world, and it's a major threat to the environment.

Corbin Hiar

Widespread, Confrontational Protests Planned for BP Spill Anniversary | Corbin Hiar | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice President Al Gore and author-turned-climate-activist Bill McKibben were among the big names headlining the Power Shift envir...

The Climate Post: The Clean and Dirty of Obama's Energy Plan

Mason Inman | Posted 06.07.2011 | Green
Mason Inman

Following Obama's energy speech a week ago, which set out a goal to cut U.S. oil imports by one-third within a decade, the administration unveiled more projects to bolster energy production -- both clean and dirty.

I Am the Lorax, And So Are You: Five Reasons to Love Forests

Todd Paglia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Todd Paglia

In terms of battling climate change, forests are tough to beat: they're not waiting for government seed funding or venture capital for research; they don't require a senate supermajority.

A Dry and Anxious North Awaits China's Massive Water Transport Project

J. Carl Ganter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
J. Carl Ganter

The South-North Water Project is an audacious strategy to solve a commanding threat to China's modernization: the dire confrontation between rising energy demand in a nation steadily getting drier.