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Correct Your Course on Natural Gas, Mr. President

Deborah Nardone | Posted 09.07.2013 | Green
Deborah Nardone

Recently has President Obama taken several important steps down the trail towards addressing climate disruption. But when it comes to natural gas, the president is taking the wrong path.

Climate Change This Week: Jet Stream Extremes, Nano Solar Cells, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.07.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

2001-2010 Hottest Decade On Record, With 'Unprecedented High-Impact Climate Extremes' says the World Meteorological Organization, report Ryan Koronows...

Last Stop -- The Grand Canyon

Michael Brune | Posted 09.04.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

Shouldn't the Grand Canyon be considered sacred by all Americans? Do we want to risk contaminating it for what amounts to forever -- just so mining companies can profit from high uranium prices?

Obama's Climate Plan Must Do More to Fight Crisis

Kassie Siegel | Posted 09.01.2013 | Green
Kassie Siegel

To climate change deniers, the president simply said this: "We don't have time for a meeting of the flat-earth society." But strong words are one thing. Strong action is what's needed -- and that's where the president's new strategy for confronting carbon pollution comes up short.

Climate Change This Week: Vote Says O, Climate Cooks Cattle, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.31.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

*** Full Disclosure: NOBODY pays me anything to write this column - I'm a masochist! *** Acid Oceans Threaten Billion $ Oyster Biz reports Tim Radfo...

Is Natural Gas the Next Ethanol?

Paul Alexander | Posted 08.31.2013 | Green
Paul Alexander

Touted at first as being clean and efficient, it was supposed to become a legitimate replacement for energy-producing substances like coal and oil. It was the solution America needed to foreign oil imports.

Obama's Climate Action Plan: Natural Gas, Fracking, Methane and Mexico

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 07.01.2013 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

Is that the ultimate aim of the Obama administration? To continue to extract natural gas and risk producing methane, which will continue to contribute to global warming, even though our domestic need for it might plummet, so that it can exported?

'Green News Report' - June 27, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Josh Fox To John Oliver: Gas Industry 'Like The Witches In Macbeth'

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 06.27.2013 | Green

Documentarian Josh Fox is making the rounds in anticipation of the HBO premiere of "Gasland Part II," the follow-up to 2010's oscar-nominated (and hig...

'Green News Report' - June 25, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.25.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! Welcome a...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Fossil Fuel Power Plants May Face Expensive Choices

HuffingtonPost.com | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 06.26.2013 | Green

Speaking at Georgetown University on Tuesday afternoon, President Barack Obama outlined a highly anticipated collection of new and expanded initiative...

What About the Other Shoe?

Carl Pope | Posted 08.24.2013 | Green
Carl Pope

The new team at the Department of Energy, under Secretary Ernie Moniz, is going to be faced with these realities - which the Beltway has been in deep denial of in the face of a very sophisticated oil industry propaganda campaign.

Energy Wars And Energy Revolutions: Michael Levi's 'The Power Surge'

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 08.24.2013 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

In his new book, Michael Levi reveals the historical context behind the nation's roiling energy debates and highlights how rapid and revolutionizing changes are once again afoot.

Climate Change This Week: Fires, Up Front & Personal, the New Atlantis, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.24.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Record-Breaking Heat Wave In Alaska follows record-breaking cold spring in some parts there, reports Andrew Freedman at Climate Central, and increases...

'Green News Report' - June 18, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.18.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY...

Moms and Babies Face Health Risks From Fracking

Molly Rauch | Posted 08.18.2013 | Green
Molly Rauch

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health has identified silica dust inhalation as a health hazard for workers around fracking operations, based on observations at well pads. Can this dust affect community members too?

A Plateau Under Siege

Michael Brune | Posted 08.17.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

The Roan Plateau is one of the four most biologically rich areas in Colorado -- and the only one not protected as a national park. Unfortunately, the Roan Plateau is also the epicenter of a natural-gas fracking epidemic

Climate Change This Week: Arctic Carbon Bomb, California Cleaning, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.14.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

NASA: The Arctic Methane Bomb Fuse Is Burning, reports Alan Buis at NASA (Natl Atmospheric & Space Admin). Field data show permafrost, vast frozen pol...

Not So Fracking Fast

Naomi Seligman | Posted 08.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Naomi Seligman

There is so much more we need to learn -- not only about the technology and its impact on our environment, air and coastline, but also about cost, reliability and whether it would deliver anything like the benefits promised by its supporters.

The Climate Post: IEA Says Policies Could Keep 2 Degrees Celsius Goal Alive

Tim Profeta | Posted 08.14.2013 | Green
Tim Profeta

Redrawing the Energy-Climate Map, a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), warns global energy-related greenhouse gas emissions set an all-time high in 2012, throwing the world off its path to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius by 2020.

'Green News Report' - June 13, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.13.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Climate Change: China, U.S. Bring Toy Fire Truck to Seven-Alarm Fire

Bill Chameides | Posted 08.12.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

Lo and behold, the leaders of the two largest emitters of greenhouse gases came to an agreement to address the problem of climate change. Was it a visionary and bold plan to address emissions from the energy sector? No.

Colorado's Forgotten Wilderness: How Gas Leases in the Thompson Divide Gave Locals a New Backyard

Zachary Podmore | Posted 08.12.2013 | Denver
Zachary Podmore

With the vast majority of gas-rich public lands in Colorado leased and already slated for development, it's more urgent than ever that these assessments are made and community voices are heard before more of our forgotten wilderness areas disappear.

'Green News Report' - June 11, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Climate Change This Week: Mothers Out Front, Baby Birds Imperiled, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.10.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Global Price of Climate Change Going Up was the message delivered to an international global disaster conference recently, reports Paul Cox at Aljazee...