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'Green News Report' - November 25, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.25.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: NY Gov. Cuomo blames meteorologists for his failure to prep for deadly ...

Better Than Disinvestment: A More Effective Move Against Climate Change

Barbara R. Bergmann | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics
Barbara R. Bergmann

Students and alumni who want action against climate change are pressing universities to rid their endowment funds of the stocks of companies that produce fossil fuels. But it is worth asking whether some other tactic might be more effective.

Climate Change This Week: Lightning Increasing, Solar Cloth, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.25.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Stephen Colbert takes the Polar Plunge here, highlighting the dim lights who don't ...

'Green News Report' - November 20, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.20.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Record-breaking extreme winter storm breaks Buffalo, NY; It's official...

Harvard Students File Divestment Lawsuit

AP | Posted 11.21.2014 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — Seven Harvard University students have filed a lawsuit asking a judge to force the university's governing body to divest from fossil f...

'Green News Report' - November 18, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: US Senate floor fight fails to pass Keystone XL pipeline; Can Congress...

Fossil-Fueled Republicanism

Michael T. Klare | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics
Michael T. Klare

For each modest step forward on climate stabilization, the latest election ensures that Americans are destined to march several steps backward when it comes to reliance on climate-altering fossil fuels. It's a recipe for good times for Big Energy and its congressional supporters and bad times for the rest of us.

Climate Change This Week: A BIG Climate Pact, Cheap US Solar Soon All Over, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.17.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. South Florida and Sea Level Rise - A Slow Motion Catastrophe - latest in the This I...

American University: Rising for Fossil Fuel Divestment

Julian Gomez | Posted 11.17.2014 | Green
Julian Gomez

On Monday, Nov. 17 at 1 pm, hundreds of students, faculty, alumni, and community members will gather at American University for the largest action ever organized by Fossil Free American University, a student group that has been organizing for divestment for two years.

'Green News Report' - November 13, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.13.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Historic climate deal between U.S. and China: it's the deal Republican...

Solar Road Showboats Innovation, G20 Brisbane

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 11.15.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

The Dutch have masterfully engineered a solar-paneled bicycle path between two suburbs of Amsterdam.

The U.S.-China Climate Deal Strengthens the Case for Fossil Fuel Divestment

Jamie Henn | Posted 11.12.2014 | Green
Jamie Henn

No one strategy can combat climate change and divestment is no exception. But as the U.S. and China just demonstrated, the possibility of failure isn't an excuse for inaction.

'Green News Report' - November 11, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: "The science has spoken": final UN climate change report - the bad new...

Interview with Bill McKibben: 'When the History of This Time Is Written'

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 11.10.2014 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

Having penned one of the first books about climate change some 25 years ago, McKibben presumed that "reason" would ultimately prevail. And, named by Foreign Policy as one of the top 100 thinkers of our time, he ought to have been right.

Climate Change This Week: Ikea Sells Solar, IPCC's Urgent Report, and More

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Screen capture of Facebook Timeline Photos Stephen Colbert: The Republicans' Inspi...

College Faculty Backing Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement

AP | Posted 11.10.2014 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — The largely student-led movement at many Boston area colleges urging their schools to divest from fossil fuel companies is getting an ...

Got Science? The Lesson in Hyundai's $100 Million Fine

Seth Shulman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Green
Seth Shulman

Hyundai and Kia, it turns out, submitted data to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that overstated the fuel economy on some 1.2 million of their 2011, 2012 and 2013 cars by one to six miles per gallon depending on the model.

'Green News Report' - November 6, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.06.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Election 2014 Environmental Democalypse Now: get ready for the Republi...

Social Movements Gain Momentum in the Fight for Climate Justice

Salena Tramel | Posted 11.05.2014 | World
Salena Tramel

While welcoming this sense of urgency, tightly knit coalitions of activists stand firm in the belief that communities on the frontlines of the climate crisis hold the real solutions in turning the rising tides -- not the corporate-driven UN agenda.

PUMP - How, When and Why to End Our Oil Reliance

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 11.03.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

This film is a wake up call offering alternatives that you can implement today and help break the oil monopoly.

Why Fossil Fuels Are Dirty Politics as Well as Dirty Energy

Carl Pope | Posted 11.04.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

Why is it that extracting coal, oil and natural gas so often ends up being at odds with the rule of law and the premises of democracy? Is Richard Berman right -- does the industry have a choice between winning dirty and losing clean?

Climate Change This Week: Coal's Creepy Cancer, Saving Capitalism From Polluters and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.01.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Ari Phillips at Climate Progress. Three major companies - Cisco Systems, 3M, and Kimberly Clark - announced they will now give employees a deeply discounted way of buying or leasing solar panels for their homes. Sunny news, indeed!

'Green News Report' - October 30, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.30.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 'Sit down and shut up!': Superstorm Sandy recovery stalled, 2 years la...

Leo DiCaprio: Green Tech Can Soon Meet 100% Of Global Energy Needs

Tree Media | Leila Conners | Posted 11.26.2014 | World

By Leila Conners -- Tree Media The short film above, "Green World Rising," is the third episode in the Green World Rising series narrated by ac...

'Green News Report' - October 28, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Climate Change and Election 2014: High stakes on energy, the environmen...