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Under President Obama's Climate Action Plan, a Year of Progress at EPA

Gina McCarthy | Posted 06.25.2014 | Green
Gina McCarthy

Climate change supercharges risks to our health, our economy, and our way of life. On behalf of our kids and future generations -- we have a moral obligation to act.

Protecting Our Air Is Protecting Our Oceans

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 06.20.2014 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

Whether it be for actions taken by the EPA or the State Department, congratulations to the Obama Administration are due for leadership on both carbon emissions and marine conservation. Let these efforts be the first of many.

Transatlantic Trade Pact Endangers Action on Climate

Ilana Solomon | Posted 05.19.2014 | Green
Ilana Solomon

The health of our families and our communities are indeed in danger. A newly proposed trade deal with the European Union threatens our climate and hinders the ability of governments and communities to tackle the crisis of climate change.

Zach Carter

Drill Baby Drill: The Secret Trade Memo

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The European Union is pressing the Obama administration to expand U.S. fracking, offshore oil drilling and natural gas exploration under...

A Greenhouse Gas Fast for Lent and Passover

Donna Henes | Posted 06.13.2014 | Religion
Donna Henes

Perhaps we need to undertake a Greenhouse Gas Fast during this holy season. How about giving up carbon emissions for Passover and Lent? This sacrifice would ritualize our intention to abstain from wanton waste by pursuing a more sustainable way of life.

Frustrating the Clean Air Act's Goals

Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz | Posted 04.26.2014 | Green
Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz

Today's case is just one of hundreds of stall tactics by industrial polluters in their nearly half-century campaign to evade the requirements of the Clean Air Act. As so many of our citizens continue to die as a result of these stall tactics, we can't be blamed for feeling waves of déjà vu.

States Urge EPA To Adopt Tough Carbon-Cutting Policies

Reuters | Posted 02.15.2014 | Green

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, DC, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Fifteen U.S. states have urged the top environmental regulator to adopt their ...

Better Safe Than Sorry

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Peter A. Georgescu

Climate change proponents have adopted a less strident tone, allowing for what science still doesn't know about the pace of change, in light of the facts.

Climate Change Fail

Dennis Trainor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Dennis Trainor

In what should be another colossal embarrassment for the United States -- recently leaked internal documents show how little our government is prepared to take responsibility for the damage done by climate change.

The Truth About Climate Change

Dennis Trainor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Dennis Trainor

Originally posted at AcronymTV In what will come as a surprise to almost no one, 2012 was another record year for the volume of greenhouse gases in...

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reached New Highs Last Year. Again.

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

* Carbon dioxide, methane volumes grew faster in 2012 * World temperatures to rise 2 degrees by mid-century * UN confere...

Actress Takes On Car Idlers In Hilarious PSA

Posted 10.19.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network Guest Columnist Rachelle Lefevre: Growing up in a cold, Canadian climate you get used to morning radio shows doling out ...

The Supreme Court Accepts Challenge to EPA's Greenhouse Gas Program -- But Only One Single Question

Denise Bode | Posted 12.18.2013 | Green
Denise Bode

Very few folks get left out except renewable electricity producers like wind. So everyone has skin in this game. So where does that leave industry and the EPA?

Fossil Fuel Emission Must Stop, Economic Organization Warns

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2013 | Green

By Nina Chestney LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - The world must eliminate emissions from burning fossil fuels in the second half of this cen...

EPA's Emissions Regulations May Be Too Weak

Posted 09.30.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Bobby Magill: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rolled out restrictive new greenhouse gas emissions standards for ne...

Boulder Wants To All But Eliminate Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Boulder Daily Camera | Erica Meltzer | Posted 09.30.2013 | Denver

Boulder should pursue an aggressive goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by 2050, and it can do that without extreme austerity if ...

Why Bother Composting?

Vivian Liao | Posted 06.16.2013 | Los Angeles
Vivian Liao

While composting is not difficult, it takes more effort than tossing a glass bottle into the recycling bin. So why should people bother? Here is a list of the benefits of household composting.

VIDEO: Coal Polluter Lobbyist Confronted at Energy Event

Kert Davies | Posted 11.16.2012 | Green
Kert Davies

These laggard coal-reliant companies are responsible for ecologically destructive coal mining and the carbon dioxide emissions that drive global climate change, not to mention a litany of dangerous pollutants.

Food Production May Cause Almost One Third Of Greenhouse Gas, Says Study

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2012 | Food

* Food output makes up 19-29 pct of man-made greenhouse gas * Cuts needed, from fertilisers to transport -CGIAR study * ...

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #25, Supporting Science That's Helping Every American

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

Early in his administration, Obama launched the Educate to Innovate campaign to help move U.S. students from mediocre ratings internationally in science and math achievement to the head of the class during the next decade.

About Leadership: Shine a Light on a Problem

Bernie Bulkin | Posted 10.24.2012 | Business
Bernie Bulkin

Here was one of the best opportunities the company had, and it was only when we reframed the problem that the manager could see how big the opportunity was.

Staying Efficient in the Face of Cyber War

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 08.25.2012 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

Some find these extra cautions a waste of time: Are we willing to pay for the cost of convenience to stay so safe? Some will, and some won't.

The Climate Post: Fight Over Tar Sands Pipeline May Lead to Cancellation, "Huge" Consequences

Mason Inman | Posted 03.06.2012 | Green
Mason Inman

If the pipeline is approved, some environmental groups say they'll sue -- but if it is cancelled, the company proposing the pipeline, TransCanada, will probably reapply.

For Detroit, Size Matters: Will Automakers Latch on to Loopholes and Undercut New Emissions Rules?

Dan Becker | Posted 01.28.2012 | Detroit
Dan Becker

The Obama administration has proposed rules that would determine how far 2025 cars go on a gallon of gas. Surprisingly, though, auto companies can dictate how successful the program will be. This presents Detroit with an unusual challenge.

Concentrations Of Greenhouse Gases Hit Record Levels

AP | Posted 01.21.2012 | Green

GENEVA -- Global warming gases have hit record levels in the world's atmosphere, with concentrations of carbon dioxide up 39 percent since the start o...