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Feds Get Fashionably Hip Office Space

Molly Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Molly Miller

The words "government office building" may bring to mind visions of Franz Kafka's notorious clerks' office. Endless rows of literally gray partitions....

Green News Report: February 15, 2011 (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 SPECIAL RADIO REPORT: A...

'Energizing Clinton County' Restores Jobs in Small-Town America

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

After the DHL shipping hub in the town announced it would be closing in 2008, leading to the loss of over 9,000 jobs in a community of only 12,000 peo...

Green News Report: February 10, 2011 (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: Bush EPA ...

The Clean Energy Road to 2035 Paved by the Hard Work of Local Governments

Martin Chávez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Martin Chávez

Transforming America's energy mix to be fueled by 80 percent clean sources by 2035 will undoubtedly be a significant challenge. How challenging it will be, exactly, depends partly on the way we define "clean energy."

Green News Report: February 8, 2011 (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: Was the W...

Green News Report: February 3, 2011 (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: Midwest d...

Enviros Pitch Plan for Greening New York's Economy

Kyle Rabin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kyle Rabin

Shortsighted decisions, such as ignoring inspections of hazardous waste generating facilities or cutting staff charged with responding to oil spills, could result in long-term burdens for taxpayers.

Retail's New Year's Resolutions

Jeffrey Hutchison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jeffrey Hutchison

From de-cluttering to mixing up your playlist, these five simple New Year's resolutions for retailers can be easily applied to retain customers and encourage buying in stores.

Green News Report: January 27, 2011 (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: From the ...

Our Path to a Clean Energy Future

Maggie Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maggie Fox

In this State of the Union address, much of the President's attention was rightly focused on economic growth. That's why the President was correct to call for investment in clean energy.

A Climate Deal: Serious Materials

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

Since the mid 80's, Kevin Surace has been a leader in designing semiconductors and electronics. Now he makes drywall and windows. Why do these materials require high-tech engineering?

Green News Report: January 25, 2011 (Audio)

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

IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Getting "Gas"-y at the Oscars; Freakin' Frackin'; Natural disasters are expensive; Catastrophic flooding, drought around the world.

How to Cut Energy Consumption: Pre-Pay for Watts

Seth Bauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Seth Bauer

Twenty years ago, Elton B. Sherwin, Jr. plugged a rechargeable flashlight into an outlet. And within a few hours, it was ready to use as soon as the situation called for it. Only somehow, the situation never called for it.

Chinese Premier Hu Jintao's Visit Prompts Soul Searching in U.S. Energy and Climate Circles

Christopher Mims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Mims

The truly astonishing amount of material that came out after a recent visit by China's President Hu Jintao is a measure of how pivotal energy and climate change are between the U.S. and China.

Green News Report: January 20, 2011 (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: Fox "News...

Green News Report: January 18, 2011 (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 sun a...

Rebounds Gone Wild

Jim Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jim Barrett

Energy efficiency has become very popular in recent years. So much so that it's becoming cool for the truly hip to hold it in disdain.

Green News Report: January 13, 2011 (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: Australia...

Green News Report: January 11, 2011 (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 final...

In an Energy-Scarce World, Is Energy Efficiency Finally King?

Christopher Mims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Mims

Historically, the better we get at efficiently using a resource, the more of that resource we use. But perhaps it's time to lay this "rule" to rest,

Down on Upton: Michigan Energy News Undercuts Rep's Rap

Henry Henderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Henry Henderson

Representative Upton should look at what is actually happening in his state and see that clean energy investments are creating jobs, renewing the economy, and helping his constituents.

How Quickly Republicans Forget Tea Party Priorities

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian F. Keane

After being carried to power on the shoulders of the Tea Party, House Republicans have already decided to spit in the eye of their benefactors -- by voting to increase the deficit.

Green News Report: January 6, 2011 (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 new m...

The Clean Economist: Framing the Future

Alison Wise | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alison Wise

During this season of hope and a new year ahead, I thought I'd dial back the density a bit and introduce a more engaging topic: how to use approachabl...