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Climate Change This Week: Climate Call to Arms, Arctic Aneurism, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.11.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today the Earth Got a Little Warmer. Drunken Arctic Is Freezing the US reports Chris Mooney at MotherJones, as a large portion of the polar vortex, t...

Kate Sheppard

Local Anti-Fracking Activists Get Financial Assist From MoveOn

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The online progressive organization MoveOn will announce Thursday a new program to support local anti-fracking activists across the U.S....

Are Natural Gas Exports Moving Too Slowly Or Too Fast?

AP | By MATTHEW DALY | Posted 03.10.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The debate over exporting liquefied natural gas is intensifying as the Energy Department considers an array of applications to shi...

Kate Sheppard

EPA To Release Greenhouse Gas Rules For New Power Plants

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency will finally publish notice of new proposed rules limiting greenhouse gas emissions from new power p...

Climate Change This Week: A Climate Change Carol, Signs of Hope, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.05.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Happy New Year! Today, Earth got a little bit warmer. *The Ghost Of Climate Change Past: OO Arctic SOS Bottle 54 Years Ago Warned About Van...

Pemex Blues: The Downside to Mexican Energy Reform

Daniel Pena | Posted 03.04.2014 | World
Daniel Pena

Whlle foreign investment might seem like the silver bullet for Peña-Nieto and many of his allies, I wonder if this move might exacerbate some or all of Mexico's ailments.

Climate Change This Week: The Good, The Bad, The Old, The New in 2013, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.25.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Jingle right along with us this week, folks, for the usual up and down sleigh ride! Most Important Climate Message: "You CAN Do Something About It" i...

Amish Cashing Out To Flee Encroaching Drilling

Reuters | Posted 02.22.2014 | Green

By Ernest Scheyder ST CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Farmers in the close-knit Amish community who eschew elect...

Chemicals Found At Fracking Sites Linked To Cancer, Says New Study

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Hormone-disrupting chemicals linked to cancer, infertility and a slew of other health problems have been found in water samples collected at and near ...

The Cost of Farming: Heading on up

Richard Ha | Posted 12.19.2013 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

Now that the GMO discussion has stabilized, let's move forward. There is a big picture here that is not being discussed. In the coming weeks, I w...

The Climate Post: EIA Releases Early Predictions from Annual Energy Outlook

Tim Profeta | Posted 02.19.2014 | Green
Tim Profeta

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Monday released a 20-page preview of its Annual Energy Outlook 2014, which includes projections of U.S....

Who's to Blame for Climate Change?

Elliott Negin | Posted 02.19.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

A new study documenting that just 90 companies are responsible for two-thirds of manmade carbon emissions since the Industrial Revolution triggered some pushback in the blogosphere. Blame the likes of BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Shell for global warming? Not fair!

Climate Change This Week: Arctic Thermal Hole, Megadrought Now? and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Find the news below grim? Remember that you can make a difference by switching to clean energy, whether or not you own a home. Check out how others ar...

Climate Change This Week: Sudden Surprises, Cheap Wind, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Gradual Climate Shifts Could Have Sudden Impacts says the US National Research Council, reports Brian Kahn at Climate Central. Abrupt shifts in the c...

Rural Louisiana and Mississippi brace for accelerated Tuscaloosa drilling

Susan Buchanan | Posted 02.09.2014 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article was published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Dec. 9, 2013 edition.) North of New Orleans, ambitious drilling plans in the Tuscaloosa ...

Harvard Study Blows Apart Obama's Case for Natural Gas

Daniel Kessler | Posted 02.09.2014 | Green
Daniel Kessler

Moving away from natural gas isn't just smart science, it's good politics, too. The under-reported story is that Obama's embrace of gas fracking is helping to line the pockets of his political enemies.

Putting the Brakes on Natural Gas

John B. Kassel | Posted 02.08.2014 | Green
John B. Kassel

It's time once again for a regional commitment to keep New England on the forefront of clean energy and climate progress.

Will the shale gas revolution make North America's LNG ambitions obsolete?

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 02.08.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

In the lifespan of multi-billion dollar projects, five years is a relative blink. It's why committing to big infrastructure projects is so nerve-wrack...

The Koch Brothers Are Still Trying to Break Wind

Elliott Negin | Posted 02.04.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

The Koch brothers have turned loose their network of advocacy groups, think tanks and Capitol Hill friends to kill a key federal tax break for the wind industry, despite the fact that the oil and gas industry has been getting four times more in tax breaks and subsidies annually since 1918.

Climate Change This Week: Warsaw Walkout, Clean Energy Pride, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.29.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

To tackle pollution, China to Drop Pursuit of "Growth at All Costs" reports David Stanway at World Environment News, steering local governments toward...

Missouri Gas Pipeline Explodes

Reuters | Posted 01.29.2014 | Green

Nov 29 (Reuters) - A 30-inch (75-cm) natural gas pipeline ruptured and exploded in Missouri just before midnight on Thursday, with n...

Climate Change This Week: The REAL Connection to Tornadoes, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

How Tornadoes ARE Influenced By Climate Change Tornadoes ARE influenced by climate change, despite a recent, misinformed New York Times Op-ed. Grante...

Something Is Rotten at the New York Times

Michael E. Mann | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Michael E. Mann

Rather than objectively communicating the findings of the IPCC to their readers, the New York Times instead foisted upon them the ill-informed views of Koch Brothers-funded climate change contrarian Richard Muller, who used the opportunity to deny the report's findings.

Jared Gilmour

House Republicans Passed Three Bills To Help The Natural Gas Industry Just This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Jared Gilmour | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in the House have been busy this week, passing three pieces of legislation that would help the natural gas industry by circu...

Why We Need to Move From Coal to Natural Gas

Cornelius B. Murphy, Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Cornelius B. Murphy, Jr., Ph.D.

We must better control the level of methane being released from the current technology employed in hydraulic fracturing extraction of natural gas from shale deposits. We have the technology to minimize fugitive emissions of methane. We must implement the required real-time monitoring and control technology.