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Innovation Earth: Bringing NASA Technology Back to Earth

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 07.25.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

NASA has laid out some pretty sci-fi sounding plans for the next 20 years of space travel, but a more critical mission -- at least for the sustainability of human life here on earth -- may be the one it launched in Mountain View, California, just over two years ago.

'Green News Report' - July 24, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.24.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Breaking: Sudden storm ravages campground in VA; New rules for explosiv...

'Green News Report' - July 22, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.22.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

Record wildfires burn a million acres in the Pacific Northwest; It's official: June 2014 was the hottest June globally on record; EPA moves to block massive Pebble Mine; California moves to block oil industry polluting groundwater.

'Green News Report' - July 17, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.17.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Australia's Rightwing government repeals successful landmark carbon tax...

PETA Undercover Sheep-Shearing Video Appears To Show Shocking Animal Abuse

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.17.2014 | Green

Undercover PETA video of sheep shearing reveals what appears to be shocking animal abuse in the United States. The footage, posted to YouTube July...

'Green News Report' - July 15, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Huge Christian organization divests from fossil fuels; Germany pledges ...

You've Never Seen Flowers Bloom Quite Like This

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.14.2014 | Green

Meet our new best buds. This gorgeous flowers-opening time-lapse by David de los Santos Gil took nine months and thousands of pictures to make, acc...

'Green News Report' - July 10, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.10.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Anti-science nuttery alive and well in Kentucky; BP's oil still contami...

Elephants Protect Their Young As Air Raid Siren Sounds

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.10.2014 | Green

Human conflict can be hard on all kinds of living things. The video above shows elephants reacting to air raid sirens going off near Ramat Gan Saf...

Is It Getting Crowded In Here?

Stephanie Feldstein | Posted 07.10.2014 | Green
Stephanie Feldstein

There's something that distinguishes humans from other animals besides our opposable thumbs: There has never, in the history of the world, been another large vertebrate land animal whose population has grown as much, as quickly or with such devastating consequences as ours.

Safe Climate Caucus: It's Time to Protect Our Environment and Our Economy

Rep. Henry Waxman | Posted 07.10.2014 | Green
Rep. Henry Waxman

A recent report found that climate change affects our economy in three distinct ways: (1) rising sea levels and storm surge are damaging coastal properties and infrastructure; (2) climate changes are altering agricultural production and energy demand; and (3) higher temperatures are harming labor productivity and public health.

This Strange Purple Creature Is Actually A Living Colony

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 07.09.2014 | Green

Scientists with cameras are a fun bunch, especially when they stumble upon something crazy-looking and mysterious they had no idea they'd see. In ...

'Green News Report' - July 8, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.08.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Japan hit with monster typhoon, while Hurricane Arthur breaks a record...

Cats Caught On Camera Killing Endangered Seabirds

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 07.07.2014 | Green

The island of Kauai has so many stray cats, it's actually affecting Hawaii's bird population -- even worse, they're endangered birds. Scientists ha...

Waiting For Environmental Justice to Come

David A. Love | Posted 07.08.2014 | Black Voices
David A. Love

Environmental toxins and pollutants know no class or race, and yet government policies and corporate activities place an undue burden on the health of the poor and communities of color.

'Green News Report' - July 1, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Big Coal baron says Obama's 'evil', attacks wildly popular new EPA emis...

'Green News Report' - June 26, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.26.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The gloves are off - President Obama now just openly mocking climate ch...

Should We All Be Eating Insects To Help The Environment?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.25.2014 | Green

Eat crickets, not cows. That's the gist of the message behind a new video titled "Should We All Be Eating Insects?" The clip, produced by AsapScien...

War Games Killing Whales

Brenda Peterson | Posted 06.24.2014 | Green
Brenda Peterson

There is urgency now to the conservation and grassroots efforts to rein in the Navy's relentless and arrogant attacks on our ocean's life support system. The Navy may not be listening, but the people are.

'Green News Report' - June 24, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.24.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: U.S. Supreme Court upholds EPA authority on greenhouse gas emissions --...

The Right Call on Climate Change

Rep. Lois Capps | Posted 06.19.2014 | Green
Rep. Lois Capps

Power plants are the single largest source of carbon pollution in the United States, producing nearly one-third of all domestic greenhouse gas emissions. And yet, there are no limits on what they can emit into the atmosphere. That is what makes this announcement so notable.

The ABCs of Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management, Part IV

Lee Crockett | Posted 06.19.2014 | Green
Lee Crockett

Our oceans are one of our nation's most valuable natural resources. And congressional leaders should capitalize on this opportunity by adding stronger protections for essential habitat that fish populations need to spawn and grow in a healthy marine ecosystem.

When Will Polar Ice Melt Be A Burning Issue?

Peter Getty | Posted 06.19.2014 | Green
Peter Getty

It is appalling that Green is today's McCarthyism. A few Republicans behind closed doors will nod their heads that they believe the scientific community, but their stronger belief is that they will lose voters if they come clean and seek legislation to protect the environment.

Berkeley May Put Climate Change Warnings On Gas Pumps

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

Drivers in Berkeley, California may soon get a stern warning about the impact of carbon emissions on the environment every time they fill up at the ga...

''Green News Report' - June 17, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.17.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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