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Jimmy Carter Urges Obama To Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

Former President Jimmy Carter on Wednesday announced his opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline, joining a group of Nobel laureates urging President B...

'Green News Report' - April 15, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.15.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Green News Report Special Coverage: The UN Intergovernmental Panel on C...

Wildlife's Native Tongue

Billy Mason | Posted 04.15.2014 | Hawaii
Billy Mason

The act of "sharing breath" signifies an exchange of life energy and touches upon the deeper meaning of "Aloha" in Hawaii.

You'll Never Look At A Giraffe The Same Way Again

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.12.2014 | Green

What a view. Photographer Chris Barnard's camera got kicked by a giraffe, then provided a shot of the giraffe's undercarriage. Laughing Squid po...

IPCC Report: Impacts, Adapation, Vulnerability

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 04.11.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

The latest IPCC report underscores how climate change will create changes in crop production, yielding an increased chasm between supply and demand. To me, the natural ensuing question is, "If you thought there was a chance that something bad could happen, would you do something to prevent it?"

'Green News Report' - April 10, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.10.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Rightwing Heartland Institute says 'climate change will be good for you...

New Documentary Series Giving Climate Change the Attention It Deserves

Gene Karpinski | Posted 04.09.2014 | Green
Gene Karpinski

From the damage of Superstorm Sandy and increasingly dangerous wildfires to the need to reduce carbon pollution and develop clean energy, this series is giving climate disruption the kind of attention it deserves but rarely receives.

Take a Moment for Earth Day, Our Planet Is Depending on Us

Rep. Scott Peters | Posted 04.09.2014 | Green
Rep. Scott Peters

As the ocean absorbs more CO2, the ocean becomes more acidic, and acidic water affects all ocean life especially plankton and coral reefs. It poses a real threat to animals higher on the food chain, including fish. One out of six American jobs depends on our oceans.

'Green News Report' - April 8, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.08.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Study finds CNN and Fox 'News' FAIL on climate change; CNN looks for mi...

Transforming Ocean Plastic Into Fashion

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 04.09.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Sea Shepherd is using scientific innovation and awareness-building to mobilize teams around the globe to help clean up oceans and beaches.

XL Pipeline: Sen. Whitehouse and Rep. Waxman Question Koch Bros

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

As a writer on environmental issues, as well as a person concerned about the future of the planet, I am anxiously awaiting the decision on the XL pipe...

Observe: Everything The Octopus Does Is Pretty Hardcore

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.04.2014 | Green

Between the unusual delivery and goofy asides, Ze Frank doles out lots of info on the octopus in his new video. For instance, did you know that eve...

'Green News Report' - April 3, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.03.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Startlingly blunt U.N. climate report warns window of opportunity to ac...

A Howl Against Time's Coverage of the Washington Mudslide

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 04.03.2014 | Media
Subhankar Banerjee

By not discussing clear cutting and global warming, a deadly mudslide becomes a natural tragedy that we are supposed to mourn, without critical thinking.

A Better Way to Protect Our Ocean Ecosystems

Lee Crockett | Posted 04.03.2014 | Green
Lee Crockett

t's time that decision-makers and federal fisheries managers pursue broader policy solutions that will not only help restore individual species but also promote healthy and robust marine ecosystems -- an approach known within scientific circles as ecosystem-based fisheries management.

Tal Ronnen: Los Angeles' Top Vegan Chef

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 04.03.2014 | Taste
Elsa Giannakoudaki

It's a great-looking spot filled with great-looking people, but what is most remarkable is the plant-based cuisine.

Recent Reports Show Need for Congress to Act on Climate Change

Rep. Mark Pocan | Posted 04.05.2014 | Green
Rep. Mark Pocan

I believe that climate change represents one of the greatest threats to our national security and our planet. Increasing CO2 levels in our atmosphere, if allowed to continue unchecked, carry dire consequences for the future of our health and economy.

'Green News Report' - April 1, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: "The tide goes in, the tide goes out, never a miscommunication." -- It'...

Beautiful Sunsets (and Sunrises) in Art

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 03.31.2014 | Arts
Subhankar Banerjee

On March 25, the Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics journal published an article that addresses pollution in art. Soon I'll talk about that, but first a bit about the Arctic.

Earth Day Ideas From My School to Yours

Ted Wells | Posted 03.28.2014 | Education
Ted Wells

At The Park School in Brookline, MA, where I teach fourth grade, we do the things that most schools do, but we have also been working to connect with and protect the environment.

'Green News Report' - March 27, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.27.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Was logging a factor in deadly Washington landslide?; New BP oil spill ...

Silencing Native Voices: 200 Years After First Foreign Contact, Efforts to Control Native Lands Reignite

Trisha Kehaulani Watson | Posted 03.27.2014 | Hawaii
Trisha Kehaulani Watson

In a small island community like Hawai'i, where Native communities have protected valued ecosystems across the islands for countless generations, such lingering ignorance and arrogance is unforgivable.

Sustainability Is The Organic Movement's Strength

Peter Getty | Posted 03.28.2014 | Green
Peter Getty

Instead of biting the organic hand that wants to feed us, let's chew on it and learn more about sustainable practices and farming techniques that will preserve life now and replenish our lands for future generations.

China Rivers at the Brink of Collapse

Peter Bosshard | Posted 03.26.2014 | Green
Peter Bosshard

Land conflicts have become the primary cause of social unrest in China. As dam building moves upstream into mountain areas, ethnic minorities are particularly affected by displacement.

'Green News Report' - March 25, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Deadly -- and predicted -- landslide disaster in Washington State; Meet...