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SOTU Misses on an Easy Win: Natural Gas

Daniel Dicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Daniel Dicker

If the president is convinced about "investment" -- a major theme of last night's SOTU -- he will hopefully soon consider investment in federal incentives for natural gas.

Green News Report: January 25, 2011 (Audio)

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

IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Getting "Gas"-y at the Oscars; Freakin' Frackin'; Natural disasters are expensive; Catastrophic flooding, drought around the world.

Is Natural Gas Really Clean?

ProPublica | Abrahm Lustgarten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

By Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica The United States is poised to bet its energy future on natur...

Wood Grilling: A Perfect Win For Intrepid Urban Epicureans

Ben Eisendrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Ben Eisendrath

You're an urban gourmet, versed in the latest restaurant and locavore jargon, but every once in a while your reading takes you to more primal scene...

Colorado Gas Regulators Question 'Gasland' Documentary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

When the HBO documentary 'Gasland' debuted in the summer of 2010, it brought widespread attention to the natural gas extraction method known as hydrau...

Green News Report: January 20, 2011 (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: Fox "News...

Green News Report: January 18, 2011 (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: The sun a...

Elizabeth Mobaldi, Woman Who Lived Near Gas Fields, Dies

Glenwood Springs Post Independent | John Colson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A woman who grew gravely ill after living near gas drilling activities in the Rifle area has died in Grand Junction, to where she and her husband move...

Ken Salazar Says He'll 'Fully Consider' Congressional Input On Fracking Regulations

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Interior Secretary and former Colorado Senator Ken Salazar this week vowed to 'fully consider' congressional input as his department decides whether ...

BP Lands the '2010 Accidental Earth Experiment' Prize!!!

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with www.TheGreenGrok.com. Award Achieved Through Remarkable Corporate Focus on Negligence and Incompetence While BP has distanced itself ...

Corruption, Kleptocrats, and Politics: Sudan and Burma

Matthew Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matthew Smith

Sadly, money laundering, corruption, and partnerships between violent regimes and willing banks is all too common, even when it's illegal.

If Shale Gas Is a Game-Changer, Why Are All the Major Producers Looking for Oil?

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

Curious, isn't it, how some of the largest shale gas producers seem to be drilling more for oil these days? According to Baker Hughes Inc., a major oi...

Moderate Fuel Prices Should Keep Heating Bills in Check

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Buchanan

Huge, home-heating bills in first-quarter 2010 are an unhappy memory. But southeast Louisiana residents may not have to dig as deeply into pockets in early 2011 to stay warm, experts say.

Dear Environmental Community: Please Shut Up

Michael Kanellos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Kanellos

Green technology faces a number of barriers--high capital costs, entrenched incumbents, skepticism, bureaucratic and political roadblocks. But, pleas...

Green News Report: January 4, 2011 (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: Snow-mage...

Alaska's Oil Future May Lie With Upstart Drilling Companies

AlaskaDispatch.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
AlaskaDispatch.com

Despite the hype, the biggest new trend in the Alaska oil industry over the past decade wasn't declining production, but the rise of independent oil companies on the North Slope.

ReThink Review: Gasland -- Is Your Tap Water Flammable?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

A man holds a lighter up to a running faucet, only to have the water burst into a fireball that comes perilously close to engulfing the man's torso in...

Green News Report: December 30, 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: The Green...

Our Ongoing Energy Crisis

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
T. Boone Pickens

Since nearly one-third of all of the oil used in America is used in heavy trucks, natural gas can have an immediate impact on our daily oil needs.

Phillip Anschutz Gets 'Biggest Payday Of His Life'

Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Philip Anschutz has reason to shout. His holding company has just sold its oil and gas fields in the Marcellus Shale of Pennsylvania and the Bakken Sh...

Climate Science Round-Up: How to Make a Fossil Fuel

Rebecca Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Anderson

How exactly do fossil fuels get formed? I know it has to do with organic matter decomposing and getting buried, but what kind of stuff and how does it work?

A Green Energy Plan for the Red Heart of the American West

Christopher Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Christopher Thomas

The West, rich in renewable energy, can pioneer the way to a 75- to 100-percent renewable future.

Taking on King Coal

Pete Maysmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Pete Maysmith

Bipartisanship is dead. At least that is what the chattering class would have you believe. Look a little deeper however, and you'll see that there is a different story to tell in the Rocky Mountains.

Green News Report: December 2, 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: Happy bir...

GAO: Lost Natural Gas Costs Gov't $23M Per Year

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BILLINGS, Mont. — The government is losing tens of millions of dollars in potential royalties from energy companies that let immense volumes of ...