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Emissions Without Borders: The Problem With Greenhouse Gas

Belinda Waymouth | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Belinda Waymouth

We can fence national boundaries with concrete and barbed wire, but unseen CO2 emissions are released into a border-less atmosphere. Right now, we are on track to triple these emissions by century's end.

Climate Change Advocate Goes Rogue!

James A. Cusumano, Ph.D. | Posted 06.25.2014 | Green
James A. Cusumano, Ph.D.

Dr. James Hansen, a leading world expert on climate change, has brought me great disappointment. On Nov. 3, 2013, Dr. Hansen decided to support the construction of large numbers of nuclear plants as a way to save the day for climate change.

Understanding The National Review's Climate Change Coverage

D. R. Tucker | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics
D. R. Tucker

Note that in this column, Goldberg does not declare climate change a hoax. Of course, if he did so, he would, in essence, label his NR colleague Jim Manzi a liar, and he's not about to do that. So if it isn't a hoax, one has to ask: How does he think the GOP should address this issue?

How Climate Extinction Are You? (Wait, What?)

Mike Sandler | Posted 05.18.2014 | Green
Mike Sandler

Take every chance to remind your friends that climate change is real, and that we have only a few years to take major action before we start hitting tipping points and civilization begins descending into chaos.

'Green News Report' - March 13, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.13.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Battle lines drawn in contentious U.S. Senate hearing on Keystone XL; H...

Gen. Jim Jones Didn't Disclose Industry Ties Before Testimony at Keystone XL Hearing

Steve Horn | Posted 05.13.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

The irony of it all: Jones may have drawn more attention to his testimony by not disclosing his ties than he would have by being transparent about them up-front, as required by the House.

Senate "Talkathon" on Climate Crisis: Is Congress Ready to Get Real?

Tom Weis | Posted 05.10.2014 | Green
Tom Weis

Survival is not a partisan issue. We need all hands on deck.

Our Climate Hangover: 5 Reasons to End America's Fossil Fuel Fiesta in 2014

Kassie Siegel | Posted 03.05.2014 | Green
Kassie Siegel

President Obama has famously vowed to fight climate change. But where's the decisive action? From weak power plants emissions rules to an "all of the above" energy strategy that paves the way for dirty new oil and gas production, the Obama administration just hasn't stood up to big polluters.

'Green News Report' - December 12, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

How Bill McKibben Ruined My Life

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green
Annie Spiegelman

If I am going to be informed about our dismal future living on a carbon-crammed planet I want you to be miserable right alongside me. We will sink or swim together. Literally. Bottoms up!

2C Limit: Climate Scientists Say This Means Disaster

A. Siegel | Posted 02.02.2014 | Green
A. Siegel

In a very broad way, climate specialists have laid down a target for climate mitigation: keep global warming below two degrees centigrade and we have a decent chance at avoiding catastrophic climate change.

'Green News Report' - November 7, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - November 5, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.05.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

You Can't Get What You Want ('Til You Know What You Want)

D. R. Tucker | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics
D. R. Tucker

You know, maybe if Gabriel Gomez had hired Josh Barro as a campaign advisor, he would have been more competitive in his U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts against Edward Markey.

Mothers out Front on Climate Change

Lisa Bennett | Posted 08.03.2013 | Green
Lisa Bennett

Could Massachusetts become the first state in the nation to stop investing in fossil fuels and invest only in renewable energies -- as a result of pressure from mothers and grandmothers?

Hate the Increases in Storms and Heat? Take Methane Down to 1250 Now!

Nathan Currier | Posted 07.21.2013 | Green
Nathan Currier

It will take cool heads to prevail in a heating world, however, and one quick path to disaster could be that, too caught up in the intensity of this struggle, we ignore the necessity of the near-term strategy as well.

Lucia Graves

Report: State Department's Keystone Analysis Ignores True Climate Impact

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.16.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The State Department has drastically underestimated the damage the Keystone XL pipeline will do to the global climate, according to new ...

The Future Is Now -- And James Hansen Knew It Back When

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 06.08.2013 | Green
Tom Engelhardt

At 72, climate scientist James Hansen is retiring as head of NASA's Goddard Institute of Space Studies to work even more actively on climate-change issues.

Climate Change Chatter, April 5

Bill Chameides | Posted 06.05.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

Clear signals about climate change appear in the science literature, but from the White House the signals seemed mixed. Lonnie Thompson of Ohio State ...

'Green News Report' - April 4, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Republican Hopes For More Climate Change Denial At NASA

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas), a member of the House Science Committee who recently claimed that Earth's best feature was that "if you poke holes in i...

Famed Climate Scientist Has Advice For Obama On Keystone XL

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.04.2013 | Green

On Thursday, after retiring from NASA to pursue environmental activism, James E. Hansen published an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times warning that the K...

'Green News Report' - April 2, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.02.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Why Keystone Matters

Wendy Abrams | Posted 04.02.2013 | Green
Wendy Abrams

If we listen to the top climate scientists, we should leave the tar sands where they are, underground. But others will still insist we are going to keep burning oil for years to come, so aren't we better off using Canadian oil rather than Middle Eastern oil? No.

Joe Nocera's Misguided Crusade

Jamie Henn | Posted 05.05.2013 | Green
Jamie Henn

What's happening over at the New York Times? Columnist Joe Nocera has published another piece going after NASA scientist Dr. James Hansen, 350.org, and the campaign against the Keystone XL pipeline.