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Jane Lubchenco

NOAA Administrator Announces She Will Step Down

Posted 12.12.2012 | Green

From Accuweather.com: The administrator of NOAA, Dr. Jane Lubchenco, announced that she will step down from her position at the end of February 201...

Agency Wants 'Magic Tricks' To Disappear

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal agency needs illusionist David Copperfield to help escape from criticism over now-canceled plans to hire a speaker to tra...

Dead And Dying Corals Found Near Gulf Oil Spill Well

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Federal scientists say they have found damage to deep sea corals and other marine life several miles from where BP's blown-out...

New National Ocean Policy Will Help Protect the "Blue Heart of the Planet"

Sarah Chasis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Chasis

Tomorrow evening at the Commonwealth Club of California, the Council on Environmental Quality Chairwoman Nancy Sutley and National Oceanic and Atmos...

The Transformation of Jane Lubchenco

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration director Jane Lubchenco was an environmental "rock star," but she no longer defers to ecological and human health over commercial concerns.

Dan Froomkin

Questions Mount About White House's Overly Rosy Report On Oil Spill

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Two congressmen on Thursday questioned why the Obama administration made a major announcement about what happened to the oil in the Gulf of Mexico ear...

Green News Report: August 17, 2010 (Audio)

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

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Shrimping ...

Weathering the Oil Spill: Tar Balls, Streamers, and Eddies

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Today's oil spill news is dominated by Obama's Oval Office speech, but the highlight for me was a quiet update by the head of NOAA yesterday.

Dan Froomkin

NOAA Director Toes BP Line; Won't Confirm Sub-Surface Oil Despite Evidence

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Despite more than three weeks of accumulating scientific evidence that gargantuan plumes of oil lurk beneath the surface of the Gulf of Mexico -- pres...

The Boys Who Cried 'Climategate'

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Many in the climate skeptics' camp are 'outraged' by the Obama administration. OK, I respect your high standards. In case you missed them, here are two other instances that should spark similar outrage.

'Climate Service,' New Federal Climate Change Agency, Is Forming

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Monday proposed a new agency to study and report on the changing climate. Also known as global warming...

Take Action During a Bad Week for Polar Bears

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

It's been a hard week for polar bears. Last Wednesday, the New York Times reported that scientists and officials from the five Arctic nations conclude...

Two Top Obama Science Advisers Blocked By NJ Senator

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The nominations of two of President Obama's top science advisers have stalled in the Senate, according to several sources, posing a challenge to the a...

America's Scientific Dream Team

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James M. Gentile

It was just over a year ago that at one presidential debate three candidates identified themselves as not believing in the theory of evolution.

Why Obama's Pick for NOAA Matters: Jane Lubchenco

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

As reported in The Environmentalist last April, the Chinook salmon run in the Sacramento River has collapsed.