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What a Green 2013 Means for the Planet

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 03.12.2013 | Green
Kristi York Wooten

Did you know that just $100 can fund a water-quality test in a stream or river and $500 can provide an inner-city school with plants and tools for an organic vegetable garden? Even smaller amounts can be very meaningful to local recycling or cleanup projects in your community.

Colbert To EPA Head: 'Why Do You Hate Jobs?'

Posted 07.23.2012 | Green

Last Thursday night, EPA administrator Lisa Jackson made an appearance on Comedy Central’s "The Colbert Report” to discuss job creation, the impor...

Aspen Ideas, Natural Gas, Armenia Unheralded

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 09.08.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Here we are at the cusp of a vast change in our energy destiny and veering in the right direction. Yet we still remain without a true national commitment to wean ourselves from gasoline to natural gas as our foremost transportation fuel.

What Are We Waiting For?

Michael Brune | Posted 07.27.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

This week, Americans had a chance to weigh in on the EPA's proposed rules to limit mercury, acid gases and other toxic pollution from coal plants. And weigh in they did -- from moms with strollers to clergy to fishermen to pediatricians.

Jon Stewart To Lisa P. Jackson (VIDEO): Is Senator Graham 'A Big Fat Baby?'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson stopped by The Daily Show Monday night to discuss the EPA's role in applying environmental legislation, as well as t...

It's the Sustainable Economy

Lisa P. Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa P. Jackson

The last 40 years have seen steady improvements in the health of both our environment and our economy. Progress on both fronts has been driven by smart environmental policies.

Meatless Monday: The Eyes of Texas

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

My father's joke is, you know when you're in trouble when you hear: 1) The check is in the mail. or 2) I'm from the government, I'm here to help you. ...

Earth and the Balance of Powers: What the Citizens United Ruling Means for the Environment

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Corporations are not just citizens united to make protected speech, but artificial structures entitled to legal and tax advantages different from individual citizens. They exist for the avowed purpose of making money -- not advocating policy.

Take Back the Tap and Keep Supporting Municipal Water Systems

Robin Madel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robin Madel

A recent New York Times article might give some people the impression that tap water is not always safe. Before consumers rush to buy with bottle water, there are a few points to consider.

Lisa Jackson, Head Of The EPA, Talks Climate Change And Small Business On The "Daily Show" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Lisa P. Jackson, the new administrator of the EPA and the first African-American woman to hold the post, appeared on the "Daily Show" last night. She ...

Browner Not Greener: The Decline and Fall of Environmental Policy

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

The Times defined Carol Browner as "an acolyte of former Vice President Al Gore." The Clinton administration paid little attention to environmental issues and accomplished less.