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Electric Vehicles Reach Highest Percentage of US Auto Sales to Date

Gina Coplon-Newfield | Posted 10.08.2014 | Green
Gina Coplon-Newfield

As a way to slash oil use and emissions, we need people to switch from driving to transit, biking and walking -- meaning fewer auto sales and less driving overall. But for the millions who will continue to drive in the near future, we need them to switch to EVs, which are significantly cleaner than conventional vehicles.

Massachusetts Promotes Electric Vehicles in Three-City Tour

Gina Coplon-Newfield | Posted 09.20.2014 | Green
Gina Coplon-Newfield

Massachusetts and all the other states have a long way to go to reaching the zero emission vehicle goals. In fact, Massachusetts alone will need to sell an average of nearly 27,000 plug-in cars per year between 2015 and 2025 to meet the goal. In the last year, it sold just over 2,000.

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...