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Senator Feinstein Drops Her Amendment to Override the Endangered Species Act

Leda Huta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leda Huta

The West Coast fishing industry and the California Bay Delta ecosystem were saved from the brink of disaster last week when Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) dropped her amendment to override the Endangered Species Act.

What's Up With the Rainforest: Will Turning Vegetarian Save the Planet?

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

Even decisions as small as selecting that perfect bottle of wine to go with your dinner provides an opportunity to make an eco-friendly choice.

How to Airplane Diet: Fly Less, Videocall More (Video)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

If you can see and talk to our family and friends at any given moment that we're both online, shouldn't we be able to fly or drive just a bit less?

Green News Report -- March 2, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport Now available via Stitcher Radio's way cool app! Listen on your iPhone, Android, Palm Pre and BlackBerry! IN TODAY'S RADI...

The Attempted Corporate Greenwash of Canada's Dirty Tar Sands

Erich Pica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Erich Pica

The ad presents an image of the tar sands that looks more like a scene from The Sound of Music than the environmental crime scene that big oil corporations are actually perpetrating.

Empowering a Climate Change Movement, Part 6: Cities Step Up and Help Citizens Cut Carbon 25%

David Gershon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Gershon

This is the last installment in my six-part series excerpted from chapter 11 of my book Social Change 2.0: A Blueprint for Reinventing Our World. It ...

Dams, Rivers and Stolen Millions in the Congo

Peter Bosshard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Bosshard

In a classic case of the resource curse in the DR Congo, extractive projects are not promoting the country's long-term development, but rather are attracting short-term profiteers, conflict, and corruption.

Green News Report -- February 25, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Great white sharks more scarce than endangered tigers; Vermont says no to nukes; End of the line...

Senator Murkowski is Working Full Time on Behalf of Polluting Industries

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

Last night, Senator Murkowski was treated to a fundraiser by lobbyists for the Nuclear Energy Institute, Duke Energy and Peabody Coal. Political Part...

A Very Simple Fast Food Recipe: Rice Balls (video)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Kirsten Dirksen

"Keep it simple" is my culinary mantra. Originally, it was because I have no cooking skills, but in the past few years I've been learning that simplicity often tastes better.

What's Up With the Rainforest: School of Architecture Builds Sustainable Health Care

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

What actions must we -- as individuals, families, corporate CEOs, government officials, activists -- take to secure a path that guides us to a cleaner, safer, and healthier world?

Green News Report -- February 23, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Green medals at the Vancouver Olympics; Early spring in Japan; Slow boats to China; EPA under fi...

How Does Your Vegetable Vocabulary Grow? (A Quiz)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kirsten Dirksen

While this may sound like a rather difficult leap -- it did to me a few years ago -- I am now a firm believer that you will only enjoy your food more by expanding your picks.

Why Nuclear Gets More Love than Natural Gas as a Bridge Fuel

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

By way of this Steven Pearlstein article, Ezra Klein wonders why natural gas doesn't get as much attention as nuclear energy as a bridge fuel toward t...

A Homemade Yeast-free Vegetarian Spelt Pizza

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Kirsten Dirksen

All this eating at home - coupled with my complete lack of training in the kitchen - has led us to some very creative concoctions.

Green News Report -- February 18, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Wacky weather Down Under; San Francisco's fog of change; Permafrost shifts North ... PLUS: GOP ...

Special Event: Green Business Panel at the 8th Annual Conscious Life Expo: "Creating a Thriving Green Economy for Greater LA"

Claire Amber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Claire Amber

The Greater Los Angeles area has much to offer in terms of green businesses, innovative thought and networking events geared towards raising consciousness and promoting sustainability.

Map Your Market For The Week Of Eating In

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Proud of your local market? Show it off! as part of our our Week of Eating In, where we are encouraging people to get busy cooking rather than relying...

Green News Report -- February 16, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: Buh-bye, Evan Bayh; Supertrains for China, not so much for the U.S.; Freeways cause heart attacks...

Empowering a Climate Change Movement, Part Four: The Global Warming Cafe

David Gershon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Gershon

Cool Community campaigns focus on helping Americans take direct responsibility to reduce our carbon footprints while at the same time substantially reducing our energy expenses.

Helping Others Go Green

Sue Cischke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sue Cischke

We don't claim to be the only company with a program to improve energy-efficiency. But, we have a rich and deep corporate history of contributing to a better world through responsible environmental practices.

The Week of Eating In Challenge: SPREADSHEET

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Making your own food is a great way to save money. There are so many examples of how making your own food is way less expensive (and less wasteful in ...

PolluterHarmony.com - Let Us Do The Dirty Work

Kert Davies | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kert Davies

With the Federal government shut down by back to back record breaking blizzards, members of Congress are huddled at home, wandering the internet, perh...

Eco Etiquette: How Can I Fight Prescription Pill Pollution?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. Is there a proper way to ...

Green News Report -- February 9, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: 'Snowpocalypse' in Washington, D.C., but snow-less in Vancouver for the Winter Olympics; Toyota...