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Green News Report: September 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: Koala Chla...

Sam Stein

Gibbs: Sen. Landrieu's Taking Hostage Of OMB Nominee 'Sad' and 'Outrageous'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs took aim at Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La) on Thursday, calling her decision to block the nomination of the nex...

Addiction

Robert Zevin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Zevin

Corrupt regulatory oversight, cutting corners to save costs, chanting "Drill, baby, drill." Like an addict resorting to riskier behavior to get a "fix", we have adopted riskier measures to feed our addiction to oil.

Green News Report: September 28, 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: SoCal is s...

Green News Report: September 23, 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: Look out 19...

Green News Report: September 21, 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: Ding dong...

Shell's 'Let's Go' Ad in HuffPo: Why We Mustn't Allow Shell to Go... to America's Arctic Seas

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Subhankar Banerjee

Last Sunday, after I posted my most recent blog, "Climate Educators Wanted," I visited the Green page in HuffPost. My eyes lit up. Before my eyes, the...

Green News Report: September 16, 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: Primaries ...

Green News Report: September 14, 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: They found...

Make the Punishment Fit the Crime

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Liberson, PhD

A company's compliance record hinges on choosing between two philosophies. If it believes that compliance is the "cost of doing business," it invaria...

EU Suggests New Offshore Drilling Ban

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BRUSSELS — The European Union's top energy official is suggesting a ban on any new deepwater oil and gas exploration projects. The United State...

Alaska Sues Feds To Lift Arctic Drilling Suspension

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell says the state is suing to overturn the federal suspension of offshore drilling in Arctic Ocean wat...

Green News Report: September 9, 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: New electri...

Green News Report: September 7, 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: We're back...

Don't Drink the Tea! Vote and Be Active in the 2010 Elections

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John DeCock

2010-09-07-madhatter1.jpg Everyone knows that a good cup of tea relies on two things: the quality of the tea leaves and the quality of the water. The Tea Party movement seems not to care about either.

Green News Report: August 26, 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: Aid slowly...

Judge Denies Stay, US Must Comply With With Moratorium Ruling

Field Notes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UPDATE 12 p.m. ET: The judge has rejected the Interior Department's argument. He's denied the Obama administration's request for a stay....

Drilling Moratorium Stays, Feds Tell Oil Spill Commission

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The top federal offshore oil drilling regulator is telling the presidential oil spill commission that the temporary halt to deepwat...

Obama Administration BACKING DOWN From Deepwater Drilling Moratorium After Ruling

Reuters | Tom Doggett and Ayesha Rascoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

(Reuters) - The U.S. government will revise its restrictions on offshore drilling, which could allow some deepwater oil projects to go forward after a...

We Need a Real Discussion of the Impact of Tighter Offshore Drilling Regulation

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven Cohen

The superb New York Times reporter John Broder recently filed a front page story noting that the U.S. government would be tightening the regulation of...

No More Rubber Stamp: Government To Require Tough New Rules On Offshore Drilling

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) - The government said Monday it is toughening environmental reviews for all new deepwater oil drilling, ending an easy p...

U.S. Looking At Ending Deepwater Drilling Moratorium

AP | CHRIS KAHN, DINA CAPPIELLO and HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Now that the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history has effectively been stopped, the White House is considering an early end to...

Russian Forest Fires Stoke Nuclear Fears. Beware Fear Itself!

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Ropeik

Greenpeace claims that some of the forest fires in Russia are burning in areas contaminated in 1986 with radiation from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster. Should people in that region be alarmed?

Texas Sues Obama Administration Over 'Unjustified' Deepwater Drilling Moratorium

AP | SARAH PORTLOCK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOUSTON (Associated Press) — The Texas attorney general sued the Obama administration Wednesday over its new deep-water offshore drilling morato...

Obama Oil Spill Failure: How The President Failed To Crack Down On MMS, BP

Rolling Stone Politics | Tim Dickinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

On May 27th, more than a month into the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, Barack Obama strode to the podium in the East Room of the White ...