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A New Flank in China's War on Pollution? Controlling Emissions From Ports and Shipping

Barbara A. Finamore | Posted 10.30.2014 | Green
Barbara A. Finamore

One container ship cruising along the coast of China emits as much diesel pollution as 500,000 new Chinese trucks in a single day.

Heading in the Right Direction: Shenzhen Pushes Green Shipping

Barbara A. Finamore | Posted 10.15.2014 | Green
Barbara A. Finamore

The Shenzhen government is following in Hong Kong's footsteps by offering annual cash subsidies worth more than $30 million to encourage oceangoing ships (OGVs) to switch to low-sulfur fuel or use shore power while at dock.

Afraid of Cruising? Smaller Ships Are My Passion

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

I have been fortunate to sail on almost all of the five star cruise lines sailing today and have sailed most itineraries. While I would choose an ocean liner for any ocean crossing, for everything else, I look for small.

Louisiana Coal Hubs Ignite Human Health and Coastal Restoration Concerns

Susan Buchanan | Posted 12.02.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Armstrong Energy in Missouri hopes to open a company-backed RAM coal terminal in Alliance, La. on the west bank of the lower Mississippi River in 2014. But residents of Ironton, located just south of RAM's site, say they don't want their air quality to get any worse than it is now.

The 'Little-Seen' Work Of Dredging Rivers And Ports

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 05.13.2012 | Green

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Even as the Port of Charleston and its fierce competitor Savannah., Ga., compete to get federal money to deepen their harbor...

John Celock

Nikki Haley Questions Obama About Ports

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

This story originally appeared in Patch sites in South Carolina on Feb. 28. WASHINGTON -- Gov. Nikki Haley kept the focus on ports during a meeting...

Operation -- Rock the Boat

Christiana Wyly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christiana Wyly

These invisible culprits silently sweep the seas bringing us our shiny new toys, cars, computers and Q tips, as fast as we require with the upmost con...

Sacrificing safety

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

The recent disasters in West Virginia and the Gulf Coast make one thing shockingly clear: the cost of dirty energy is too high for America's workers. ...

HAITI: Censorship, Vodou and Cocaine

Richard Morse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard Morse

1) CENSORSHIP I'm not a "writer". I'm not a "journalist". I'm not a "researcher". I'm a guy in a band living in Haiti. That's right, I have a band. If...