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Tax a Cola, Save the Planet

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 05.26.2014 | Green
Jeff Ritterman, MD

A simple policy change like the Soda Tax can help us waste less water, lower our GHG production, and lessen the pollution of our air, water and soil. It's a win-win-win: a win for the environment, a win for our children, and a win for our communities.

Kaiser Permanente Links Climate Change to Health Care

Andrew Winston | Posted 08.19.2012 | Green
Andrew Winston

We need all business sectors to man the barricades and take positions. Setting a 30 percent absolute GHG reduction goal by 2020 is in line with what scientists tell us we need to do, and it's unusually aggressive.

Biofuels v. Oil -- The Case for Biofuels Just Keeps Getting Better

Bob Dinneen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bob Dinneen

For anyone who doubts that our dependence on oil is preferable to expanding our production of biofuels, a new report by the National Wildlife Fund is both a wake-up call and a call to action.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Weekly Mulch: Cochabamba Summit to Combat Climate Change Innovatively

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger On Monday, climate activists, nonprofit leaders, and governmental officials will gather in Cochabamba, Boli...

The Puzzle of Coal: American Ingenuity in the Cleaner Energy Mix

Monte Atwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Monte Atwell

Coal is our most abundant and cost effective source of power and generates half of US electricity today -- abandoning it is simply not an option.

How Can You Reduce NYC's Climate "Foodprint"?

Jacquie Berger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jacquie Berger

When most of us think about climate change, the first thing that comes to mind are switching our light bulbs or riding a bike to work, but it turns out that deciding what to eat for dinner can be of much greater consequence.

Todd Stern Says No Treaty at Copenhagen

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

Special U.S. Envoy on Climate Change Todd Stern yesterday arrived at the United Nations Foundation meeting on Climate Change, a big jet-lagged, and we...

Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Denver Realeases More GHC Than Any Other City

Science Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ScienceDaily (Sep. 24, 2009) -- Denver released the largest amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) and Barcelona the smallest amount in a new study document...

Cattails Could Be Agents Of Climate Change (The Good Kind)

AP | STEVE LAWRENCE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

RIO VISTA, Calif. — On one side of the gravel road are hundreds of acres of corn. On the other is a different crop that scientists hope will ena...