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Eco Etiquette: Can I Email My Holiday Cards?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

I'm enchanted at the sight of my far-flung friends and family and their collective broods dressed in matching reindeer suits, but all that paper! All those trees!

Green News Report: November 23, 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: 29 coal m...

Green News Report: November 18, 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: BP made '...

Green News Report: November 16, 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 so-cal...

Utah Oil Sands Project Approved By

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — A top Utah regulator approved plans Monday for the first commercial U.S. oil sands project. John Baza, director of Utah's Divi...

Peak Oil Finally Piquing Analysts?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with www.TheGreenGrok.com.According to a new report: We need to put a carbon price on oil to keep the price of oil down.You know how the c...

Green News Report: November 11, 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: Limbaugh ...

Anger Management

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

The GOP won the 2010 election by prioritizing fiscal concerns above public health. Sure, money is important, but is that all that America is about?

Green News Report: November 9, 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: Not-so-ba...

Astoria Characters: The Crusading Composter

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

In a good week, Stephanos Koullias will collect nearly 1,000 pounds of other people's excess edibles.

The Ultimate Roller Coaster Ride: A Brief History of Fossil Fuels

Asher Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Asher Miller

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Green News Report: November 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: Let the p...

Green News Report: November 2, 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: Steppin' ...

Greening the Military, or Greening America?

William Hartung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
William Hartung

The New York Times ran a fascinating piece earlier this month on the U.S. military's efforts to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels. Given the costs...

Climate Action: Part 2 - Down to Business

William S. Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

Last year, the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication conducted a survey of American attitudes on climate change. In one question, it asked who ...

New Clear Energy

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Randall Amster

Humanity is on a collision course with reality, and the window of time in which to act is rapidly closing. This isn't a product of "dismal science" or...

Scholastic Steps Into the Chamber of Hypocrisy

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

Politico reports that the Scholastic company – producer and distributor of a wide range of educational products to our nation’s school sys...

How to Bring Down the Coal and Oil Goliath: A Million Personal Letters

Steve Valk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Valk

A price on carbon is still our best hope. But how do we overcome the insidious influence of dirty energy and pass effective climate legislation?

Energy Poverty: NGOs Question How the World Bank Will Bring Power to the Powerless

Chad Dobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chad Dobson

As the Bank shapes its energy sector strategy, civil society emphasized that World Bank energy investments must absolutely prioritize energy access for the poor, as well as low carbon development.

The Clean Economist: Clean "Corruption"

Alison Wise | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alison Wise

If we don't begin to look at some very real challenges, the promise of clean economic development will only ever be applicable in niche markets with niche applications.

The Polluter's Newfound Concern for the Poor

Stephen Kretzmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stephen Kretzmann

Unfortunately, the World Bank seems to be continuing to reflect the interests of corporations in its donor countries rather than the poor.

Europe Says Bisphenol A. Is Safe. But...

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Ropeik

Bisphenol A. is a classic case of how, as much as we'd like to think our thinking brain can calculate risk based on facts, in the end it's not just about facts, but how those facts feel.

The Military Understands Why Getting Off Oil Pays, Why Don't We?

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

The cost in resources and lives to bring fuel to Afghanistan and Iraq is just too great. Fossil fuel is imported, and for every 24 fuel convoys, one soldier or civilian working on transport was killed.

I'm A Cabbage, That's What I Think. What Do You Think?

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John DeCock

Whitman apparently hopes that voters won't connect the dots between her token opposition to Proposition 23 and her intention to achieve the same end result as Governor. It's a cynical ploy, even for a cruciferous vegetable.

Addiction

Robert Zevin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Zevin

Corrupt regulatory oversight, cutting corners to save costs, chanting "Drill, baby, drill." Like an addict resorting to riskier behavior to get a "fix", we have adopted riskier measures to feed our addiction to oil.