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Pint-Size Eco-Police, Making Parents Proud And Sometimes Crazy

The New York Times | LISA W. FODERARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sometimes, Jennifer Ross feels she cannot make a move at home without inviting the scorn of her daughters, 10-year-old Grace and 7-year-old Eliza. The...

4 Reasons Why Recession is BAD for the Environment

Michael Graham Richard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Graham Richard

1) When squeezed, companies will reduce their investments into research & development and green programs. These are usually not short-term profit cent...

Green Jobs Are Red, White, and Blue

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

In this economically devastated corner of northeastern Ohio, people understand and believe that green jobs are the key to their and America's economic revitalization.

Yes, We Need More Extreme Environmentalists

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

More extreme environmentalists are needed on the right, to bring about the balance that you, I, our whole planet need

Sarah Palin and Boone Pickens: Birds of a Feather

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

As has been pointed out repeatedly, Sarah Palin does not "get" the energy situation. Truth be told, she probably "gets" the energy situation about as well as Pickens himself gets global warming.

Putting the "Eco" in Economics

Josie Garthwaite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josie Garthwaite

When the future is not possible, you know you're staring a driver of change in the face. There's just one hangup: We have this little problem with rate and magnitude.

The Consequences of Short-Term Thinking

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Our narrow perspective allows us to ignore climate change, disregard the loss of tropical forests and biological diversity, and dismiss the impacts of our health care crisis.

The Ungreening of John McCain

Al Meyerhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Al Meyerhoff

So far, McCain and Palin have provided nothing but polluted hot air.

Greening Hollywood: The Electric Revolution

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

We need to do that to oil. We need to destroy its strategic role and its monopoly over transportation. Electricity, as was the case with salt, is going to be right at the heart of that.

RFK Jr.: Palin Infatuated With Big Oil

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In Virginia, the weather has changed dramatically. Recently arrived residents in the northern suburbs, accustomed to today's anemic winters, might fin...

A Beginner's Guide to City Chickens

Jenna Woginrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jenna Woginrich

Tired of paying five bucks for cage-free eggs? Want an organic source of protein right in your own backyard? Well, a lot of folks feel the same way: their answer's a backyard flock of chickens.

A Sustainable Vision for the Heart of San Francisco

Gavin Newsom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gavin Newsom

Joined by former President Bill Clinton I announced that San Francisco will have new and improved government center will maximize energy and water efficiency, reduce waste, and increase the use of wastewater.

The High Price Of Taking Trees For Granted

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

The CO2 emissions from deforestation are greater than the emissions from the world's entire transportation sector-all the cars, trucks, planes, trains, and ships combined.

Awards For Swag? We Got 'Em!

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

The Huffington Post is bestowing its own awards on the 2008 Emmy Awards Gifting Suites.

Google CEO Identifies Top Two World Priorities

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven Crandell

The nuclear status quo is dangerous. If we do nothing, the chance of a nuclear weapon being detonated only grows higher.

2010 Scenarios: Which Country do you Want First?

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Ritz

Have you thought about what America will be like two years into the next administration?

Review of SunLawn Push Reel Mower

Michael Graham Richard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Graham Richard

This week I had some fun reviewing a reel mower by SunLawn. It's no secret that I love reel mowers. I still think that grass lawns are a bad idea in m...

Our Crisis is Not Economic and It's Beyond "Green"

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen C. Rose

The best way to understand the current economic crisis is to see that it is not economic. It is political, but even that designation is inadequate.

Green Message at Risk of Getting Lost in Political Cacophony

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

Even "green," one of the most widely used keywords in environmental conversations, has trouble keeping up with the buzz around "Sarah Palin."

Switzerland- voted #1 Green Country in the World

Stefanie Michaels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stefanie Michaels

Hello fellow "Greenies"- I'm Stefanie Michaels. I am also known as Adventure Girl from Adventure Girl.com. I am excited to be a part of Huffington Pos...

An Appeal to Senators McCain and Obama

Michael Moynihan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Moynihan

The legislation likely to move to the floor tomorrow in the House and next week in the Senate has been crafted specifically to attract Republican votes. It contains generous provisions for off shore drilling.

Clean Energy Stories to Be Told

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian F. Keane

These are the kinds of stories we love -- ones where more Americans get the opportunity to see first hand that clean energy is real, it's here and it's working.

Fall's Here! The Best Organic Apple Pie Recipe In The World

Jenna Woginrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jenna Woginrich

There's a lot to clean up in this country. But let's start with the important stuff. I want an America liberated from crappy pie.

Earth-Friendly Education Grows Greener

Zem Joaquin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Zem Joaquin

My kids came home with a Cool the Earth Coupon Book. Each child is supposed to convince their parents to commit to at least five actions to lower the family's carbon footprint.

Refashioning Fashion Week

Margaret Teich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Margaret Teich

Instead of running out and purchasing shoddy replicas from the runway, find new ways to rock the trends without buying "new" anything.