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'Green News Report' - August 19, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.19.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another one bites the dust: Oregon denies proposed coal export facility...

Climate Change This Week: Stormy Constipation, Solar Utility Comeback, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.16.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.

'Green News Report' - August 14, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.14.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Broken climate: Historic storms and floods paralyze cities from Nebrask...

Proposed City of Chicago Ethanol Ordinance Would be a Step in the Right Direction

Michael Wang, Ph.D. | Posted 08.15.2014 | Chicago
Michael Wang, Ph.D.

A proposed City of Chicago ordinance that would require most gas stations to offer E15 fuel - 15 percent ethanol, 85 percent gasoline - is one example of a smaller step we can take now to increase our use of renewable energy sources.

'Green News Report' - August 12, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.12.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: If it seems like there's more extreme weather -- you're right; What san...

Climate Change This Week: Mega Methane, Tidal Power, and More

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.11.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 16 2014 How unusua...

'Green News Report' - August 5, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Drinking water ban in Ohio's 4th largest city is over -- for now; Mine ...

Curbing Methane Emissions Needs To Be The Law Of The Land

John B. Kassel | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green
John B. Kassel

While touted as a clean alternative to carbon-intensive coal and oil, our natural gas leaks methane at every step of its production and distribution, from the wellheads in the fields to the burner tips in our homes.

Climate Change This Week: The Jet Stream Run Amok, Cheap Wind and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.02.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.

The Climate Post: Report, Initiatives Aim to Take Action on Climate Change

Tim Profeta | Posted 08.01.2014 | Green
Tim Profeta

Editor's Note: While Tim Profeta is on vacation, Jeremy Tarr, policy associate in the Climate and Energy Program at Duke's Nicholas Institute for Envi...

'Green News Report' - July 31, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.31.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 20m gallon water main break, amid worst drought in CA history, exposes ...

'Green News Report' - July 29, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.29.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama Administration approves sonic cannons for offshore oil exploratio...

Stakeholders Clash Over EPA's Clean-Air Rules

AP | By DAN ELLIOTT and RAY HENRY | Posted 07.29.2014 | Green

DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant ...

Wishful Thinking About Natural Gas

Naomi Oreskes | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Naomi Oreskes

Albert Einstein is rumored to have said that one cannot solve a problem with the same thinking that led to it. Yet this is precisely what we are now trying to do with climate change policy.

Climate Change This Week: US Flunks Efficiency, Green Bonds Grow, And More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.

'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...

Is the Amazon on the Brink of Abyss?

Gustavo A. B. da Fonseca | Posted 07.24.2014 | Green
Gustavo A. B. da Fonseca

The Amazon today faces unprecedented road, energy and mining development that is starting to threaten the ability of the forest to continue providing ecosystem services. If we reach a tipping point, many things could happen, virtually all of them bad for the health of the planet.

The Climate Post: Rule for Regulating Existing Power Plants under Fire

Tim Profeta | Posted 07.24.2014 | Green
Tim Profeta

Debate about the proposed rule to regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants has swirled since the rule's release last month. Coal-heavy states and others have criticized both the substance of the rule and the EPA's authority to issue it.

'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.

The U.S. Must Lead on Climate Threat

Barbra Streisand | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green
Barbra Streisand

If established climate science, unfolding in real time before our eyes, does not prevail in the current Washington debate, then the fate of the world may look a lot like the dystopia popular in much of current cinema.

Katherine Boehrer

Here's One Big Thing You Can Do For A Greener Diet

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green

A new study on the environmental burdens of beef, pork, chicken, eggs, dairy and plant products finds that beef is by far the worst offender. Accor...

Climate Change This Week: Undersea Deforestation, Churches Divest, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, July 20 2014 How unusu...

'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...

What Mad Men Can Teach Us About Renewable Energy

Brian F. Keane | Posted 07.16.2014 | Green
Brian F. Keane

I mentioned to a reporter the other day that I suspect the so-called "Climate Deniers" are not so much denying the science of climate change, but ra...

'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 ...