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Some Things You Should Probably Know About Natural Gas

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

While replacing coal-fired power plants and reducing oil consumption remain key in transitioning to a sustainable energy policy, those who seek long-term solutions must look beyond natural gas as well.

8 Dumb Things George W. Bush Said About The Environment

Huffington Post | Johanna Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Well, it's just about time to say goodbye to George W. Bush, but before we do, we just have to look back at some of his more memorable quotes about th...

The House Must Act Now on Cap-and-Trade Legislation

Gillian Caldwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gillian Caldwell

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said this week that she has enough votes to pass cap-and-trade legislation aimed at curbing global warming, but would not commit to holding a vote in 2009.

Native America and Green Jobs: Spring Wind Rising from Sand Creek

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Recognizing that poverty rates on reservations are twice the national average, Native groups called for support to "operate a new crop of renewable electricity generating infrastructure."

Slump May Limit Moves on Clean Energy

New York Times | Elisabeth Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Just as the world seemed poised to combat global warming more aggressively, the economic slump and plunging prices of coal and oil are upending plans ...

Wood Pellet Boilers: Carbon-Neutral Heating (VIDEO)

Chelsea Green | J S Mcdougall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Greg Pahl, author of Natural Home Heating: The Complete Guide to Renewable Energy Options, no longer relies on fossil fuels for winter heat. He has no...

Tom Friedman: We Need "Overwhelming Force" To Green The Economy

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

New York Times columnist and Hot, Flat and Crowded author Tom Friedman spoke at the CORE: club last Friday night on the energy crisis facing the Unite...

Barack Obama's Bridge to the 22nd Century

Clint Wilder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Clint Wilder

2104 is the year that ten-year-old Malia Obama would turn 106, and her younger sister Sasha would do so in 2108. What will the nation and the world look like then?

Speak Now Against Bush's Great Coal Giveaway

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

After a year of record profits, coal operatives will receive nearly $2.8 billion in tax credits in the recent Wall Street bailout.

The Republican Pitch on Energy: A House of Cards

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Roberts

The Republicans want an energy position that is a) simple and intuitive, b) faintly xenophobic and jingoistic, and c) opposed by "experts" and liberals.

What Will Be The Final Cost To Eliminate Fossil Fuels?

The Daily Green | Dan Shapley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The world is spending $300 billion every year to subsidize fossil fuels that pollute the air, wreck the climate ... and run the world's economy. So w...

Middle East Oil Barons Turn America's Oil Woes Into Clean Technology

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

One would think that members countries from the OEPC in the Persian Gulf who are sitting on a quarter of the world's oil reserves would like to stall the development of clean technologies and thereby the creation of alternatives to oil, right? Nope.

Harry Reid: "Coal Makes Us Sick, Oil Makes Us Sick"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, on a recent appearance on Fox Business, said that as fuel costs rise, the most major costs are the hidden ones. He ...

White House Bounces EPA Reality Check

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Americans -- who make up just four percent of the planet's population -- use about 25% of the world's resources. For the greatest, best country on the face of the earth, we sure suck at math.

Twenty Years Later: Tipping Points Near on Global Warming

Dr. James Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. James Hansen

Yesterday, I testified to Congress about global warming, 20 years after I first alerted the public that warming was underway. There are striking similarities between then and now, but one big difference.

Jumping Ship from the USS Fossil

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Roberts

Right now our economy is lashed to a sinking ship. Our message should be equally simple: cutting emissions will save American families.

'Green News Report' - May 6, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.06.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Green News Report special coverage: Buckle up - landmark US report from...