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Stop the Frack Attack

Michael Brune | Posted 09.12.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

By coming together, we can ultimately make the gas industry stop all dirty and dangerous drilling and put communities and our air, water, and atmosphere first.

A Father's Lesson In Energy Dependence

Jigar Shah | Posted 07.12.2012 | Green
Jigar Shah

Perhaps when thinking about living green, Mr. Moore could have also explained to his children that there are more than a billion people on the planet with no electricity. They are in places like Africa where there is no grid.

You're Getting Screwed On Your Electric Bill

AP | Jonathan Fahey | Posted 09.10.2012 | Money

NEW YORK — A plunge in the price of natural gas has made it cheaper for utilities to produce electricity. But the savings aren't translating to lowe...

Center for Global Development has Announced a 'New Rich Energy Program'

Jigar Shah | Posted 09.05.2012 | Green
Jigar Shah

What our friends at CGD clearly don't understand is that decades of pouring billions into grid extension have failed Africa.

The Climate Post: Climate Change Concern Slipping as Scientists Ponder Link Between Recent Events

Tim Profeta | Posted 09.04.2012 | Green
Tim Profeta

Some scientists are connecting events such as the record heat and Colorado wildfires -- suggesting warming is a real threat. The proof, according to scientists such as Princeton University Professor Michael Oppenheimer, is right outside.

No, Natural Gas Is Not America's Future

John Farrell | Posted 09.03.2012 | Green
John Farrell

Big, centrist, statesmanlike leadership isn't found in last century's energy sources. We aren't going to frack our way to a cleaner, brighter future. We need a bold, 21st century vision for energy.

Fracking in Pennsylvania: A Boom That's Fizzling?

Bill Chameides | Posted 09.02.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Depending upon how things go, environmentalists could get a bit of what they have been asking for: a slowdown in new fracking and some time to assess the environmental impacts more thoroughly.

Cemeteries A Resting Place For The Dead, Natural Gas

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Loved ones aren't the only thing buried in the 122-year-old Lowellville Cemetery in eastern Ohio. Deep underground, locked in a...

Climate Change This Week: Extreme Heat, Thunder, and More

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.01.2012 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Lately, daily record-high temperatures have been outpacing daily record-lows by 2 to 1, an imbalance expected to grow as climate continues warming.

'Green News Report' - June 28, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.28.2012 | 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: Record he...

Morning in America -- Possibly

Edward Goldberg | Posted 08.27.2012 | Business
Edward Goldberg

Is morning coming to America? Possibly, but it also feels very much like Dickens, where it could be the best of times and the worst of times.

'Green News Report' - June 26, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.26.2012 | 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: Summer of...

A Visit With Some Folks in Fracking Land

Bill Chameides | Posted 08.22.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

If we're going to continue to move forward with fracking, there has to be some mechanism for making the people who get run over by the process whole.

'Green News Report' - June 21, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.21.2012 | 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: Good news ...

Sky is Pink: The Best 18-Minute Video Ever Made

Kevin Grandia | Posted 06.21.2012 | Green
Kevin Grandia

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InfoGraphic: $1 Trillion in Global Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

Stephen Kretzmann | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green
Stephen Kretzmann

There is likely more than $1 trilion annually provided for the production and consumption of oil, gas, and coal. That's a lot of money to be wasting and hiding, and it could be put to far better use for education, hunger, poverty, renewable energy, and many many other uses.

'Green News Report' - June 19, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.19.2012 | 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: A nuclear...

Citizens Ban Fracking at Ohio Statehouse Rally

Stefanie Penn Spear | Posted 06.19.2012 | Green
Stefanie Penn Spear

Following these environmental leaders' powerful speeches exposing the perils of fracking and the need for immediate action to move beyond fossil fuels, rally participants marched to the Ohio Statehouse and occupied the rotunda.

Matt Sledge

Romney v. Obama: Who Does Ohio Pick To Make The Most Of Oil and Gas Boom?

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney told a crowd of Ohioans at a manufacturing company Thursday that President Barack Obama is keeping the state's oil and gas industries down...

'Green News Report' - June 14, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.14.2012 | 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: Big Oil w...

Frackonomics: Debunking the Financial Myths of Fracking

Robin Madel | Posted 08.12.2012 | New York
Robin Madel

It's easy to get taken in by the industry barkers who make promises that seem so great, but when the potential costs are as great as they are in this instance, taking time to look behind the curtain is essential.

'Green News Report' - June 12, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.12.2012 | 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: Raging wi...

'Green News Report' - June 7, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.07.2012 | 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: Congressi...

The Future of Natural Gas -- An Interview With Raymond Learsy

Daniel J. Graeber | Posted 08.05.2012 | Green
Daniel J. Graeber

Massive natural gas discoveries along with new extraction techniques have led many to claim natural gas as the fuel of the future. Yet why have we seen so many negative publications and reports?

Safe Hydrofracking Is the New Jumbo Shrimp

Sandra Steingraber | Posted 08.04.2012 | Green
Sandra Steingraber

With an insistence on best practices, could drilling and fracking operations be made safe enough to be sited in densely populated communities -- or even sparsely populated communities -- without making the people who live there feel they are living in a war zone?