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'Green News Report' - September 18, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.18.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Leo DiCaprio takes on his most important role yet; Louisiana's Gov. Bob...

Neither Rain, Nor Flood, Nor Drought Can Stop the Climate Change Deniers

Rep. Adam Schiff | Posted 09.19.2014 | Green
Rep. Adam Schiff

No one can deny that California is facing one of its worst droughts in recorded history. The challenge in crafting a long-term solution to the drought is that it requires us to confront the broader problem of climate change, and for many involved in the issue, climate change is a mirage.

Australia's Shark Ecocide, Over

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 09.17.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Last week, Western Australia's (WA) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rejected the cruel shark cull. The EPA found a "high degree of scientific uncertainty" surrounding the impact of baited drumlines on the endangered Great White sharks of the Indian Ocean.

'Green News Report' - September 16, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.16.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Baby, it's hot outside: Hottest year on record in California, hottest ...

Corgi And Wolf Cub Are Totally Wild About Each Other

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.16.2014 | Green

Something tells us that if Lorne the wolf cub had a pack, he'd invite Cordy the Corgi to join. In the video above, the two frolic like the best of ...

Lobster Boat Blockade of Coal Plant Leads District Attorney to Climate Leadership

Lori Day | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green
Lori Day

As a result of one small action, history has been made. A small precedent has been set. Civil disobedience against coal-fired energy in this case was judged both symbolically and in reality for the greater good of the environment, and to the benefit of the public.

Blind Cat Goes Hiking, Is Adorable Example Of How To Live

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green

Go for a contemplative hike at Mason Lake in Washington with Honey Bee, a blind cat who communes with nature in her own way. "Honey Bee: Blind Cat ...

'Green News Report' - September 11, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Going the wrong way! Greenhouse gas emissions jump at fastest rate on r...

'Green News Report' - September 9, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.09.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Catastrophic floods in Pakistan & India; Historic flooding in Phoenix, ...

Green Is Not Enough: How to Make an Earth Friendly Brand Stand Out

Dr. Alexander Haldemann | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Dr. Alexander Haldemann

Deceptive "green washing" claims aside, this is a business trend that is unequivocally good: it's good for the environment, it's good for the consumer, and there is a growing consensus that it's good for business.

Urge Pepsi to Stop Guzzling Tar Sands

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.09.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

A fact sheet outlines the toxicity of this form of oil and the resulting ecological devastation from the extraction process. Additional concerns include the excessive use of fresh water, high risk of endangering water supplies, spills, and the data documenting a spiked rate of cancer in communities adjacent to drilling areas.

Green Bonds: Unlocking Capital for the Environment or Just Greenwashing?

Renat Heuberger | Posted 09.09.2014 | Green
Renat Heuberger

The world is currently on track to heat up the climate by six degrees, which would cause huge losses to the global economy. In order to avoid this, significant investments in low-carbon technologies are needed. But where should the cash come from?

'Green News Report' - September 4, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.04.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Accountability for BP in deadly Gulf Oil Spill Disaster; Accountabilit...

Parched California and Australia Suffer Honey Drought

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 09.03.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

So just how dry is California? According to tree ring data from the University of California at Berkeley, in some parts of the state, it hasn't been this drought-stricken since the year 1580.

'Green News Report' - August 28, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.28.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Fire and explosion at Indiana refinery with a history of exploding; UN ...

New Technology Could End the Debate Over Pipeline Safety

James Stafford | Posted 08.28.2014 | Business
James Stafford

Who could have ever imagined that North America would surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's largest producer of oil and natural gas liquids? A decade ago, that would have seemed laughable.

'Green News Report' - August 26, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.26.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Napa earthquake is a warning for CA's nuclear plants; Another coal plan...

This Man Will Live On A Melting Iceberg For One Year. Here's Why.

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.25.2014 | Green

Alex Bellini plans to mourn the loss of Arctic ice on a far more intimate level than many of us could imagine. He'll live an entire year on an iceberg...

More Than A Dozen Buildings Uninhabitable After Napa Earthquake

AP | ELLEN KNICKMEYER | Posted 08.25.2014 | Green

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Officials in the city of Napa say 15 to 16 buildings are no longer inhabitable after Sunday's magnitude-6.0 earthquake, and ther...

'Green News Report' - August 21, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.21.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Way too much water now falling on the Arizona desert; Another day, anot...

'Green News Report' - August 19, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.19.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another one bites the dust: Oregon denies proposed coal export facility...

Killer Whale Throws Sea Lion 20 Feet In Air

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.19.2014 | Green

With a flick of its tail, a killer whale provided a whale of a tale for those aboard a fishing boat in Alaska recently. The orca chased down a sea ...

Channeling the Colorado River Delta Back From the Dead

Peter Getty | Posted 08.15.2014 | Green
Peter Getty

As you might expect, the disappearance of the Colorado River, which flows 1,450 miles from the Rocky Mountains to the Sea of Cortez, has had a rather dramatic effect on the Colorado River Delta, and not for the better.

'Green News Report' - August 14, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.14.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Broken climate: Historic storms and floods paralyze cities from Nebrask...

Montana: Big Sky Country, Big Climate Problems

Elliott Negin | Posted 09.04.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

The glaciers I marveled at on my backpacking trip have shrunk considerably, and even then they were a pale approximation of what they once were.