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The Climate Post: States, Studies React to EPA Rule Release

Tim Profeta | Posted 08.12.2014 | Green
Tim Profeta

On the coattails of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rule for regulating carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants, the W...

Kate Sheppard

EPA Releases Much-Anticipated Limits On Power Plant Emissions

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency unveiled new standards on Monday, calling for a 30 percent cut in carbon emissions from power plants...

WATCH: Who Was Behind Chris Christie's Flip-Flop On Climate?

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 05.09.2014 | Green

In an online-only segment from the Showtime documentary series "Years of Living Dangerously," New York Times columnist Mark Bittman explores the envir...

Kate Sheppard

Court: New Jersey Took Shortcut Out Of Emissions Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

An appeals court in New Jersey has ruled that the administration of Gov. Chris Christie did not follow proper procedures in pulling the state out of a...

The Climate Post: Study Says United States Tops List of Global Warming Offenders

Tim Profeta | Posted 03.19.2014 | Green
Tim Profeta

A new study by Canadian researchers finds the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, China, Russia, and developing nations Brazil and India were ...

What does Chris Christie Really Think About Climate Change?

OnEarth | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
OnEarth

By Scott Dodd, OnEarthA few weeks ago, the editorial board of New Jersey's largest newspaper bowed to the inevitable and endorsed Chris Christie's nev...

Energy Lessons From the Middle East

Terry Tamminen | Posted 09.02.2013 | Green
Terry Tamminen

We can learn from innovative governments around the world and from many of our own states, or we can let partisan politics impose unnecessary waste and costs on this generation and those still to come.

Five Reasons to Support Gina McCarthy's Nomination to Lead the EPA

Frances Beinecke | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Gina McCarthy has been tapped to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, and given her track record of protecting America's families from toxic pollution, her confirmation will help us all breathe easier.

Cap and Trade: California's Best Secret

Kate Gordon | Posted 10.09.2012 | Green
Kate Gordon

AB 32 is the most ambitious program in the United States to combat the pernicious effects of global warming. But the program will only be successful if it is embraced by the California citizens who say they want action on climate change.

Low Prices a Problem? Making Sense of Misleading Talk About Cap-and-Trade in Europe and the USA

Robert Stavins | Posted 04.28.2012 | Green
Robert Stavins

Since when are low prices considered to be a problem? To understand what's going on, we need to remind ourselves of the purpose (and promise) of a cap-and-trade regime, and then look at what's been happening in the respective markets.

'Green News Report' - September 8, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.08.2011 | 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: In our ex...

Major Cap-And-Trade Program Boosted State Economies

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.26.2011 | Green

If cap-and-trade is truly dead, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is desperately fighting to resuscitate it. RGGI was formed by ten state...

States Raid Pollution-Reducing Funds To Balance Budgets

AP | NORMA LOVE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CONCORD, N.H. — Two of the 10 Northeast states that agreed to dedicate millions of dollars to reduce carbon emissions and promote green energy have ...

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...

Green News Report: November 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: After fai...

Why Voting Matters for the Climate Movement

Liz Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Liz Butler

People in the climate movement -- or anyone who believes in what we're doing to avert a climate crisis and bring about an energy revolution -- can push back on Big Oil and Dirty Coal by exercising their right to vote.

Scott Brown: Don't Forget, It's the People's Seat

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

Scott Brown is one of my two Senators and as such, he represents me, not a birther Tea party extremist from the West. And the Scott Brown that appealed to Massachusetts voters is actually a defender of the environment.

Failure at Copenhagen Doesn't Mean Businesses Are off the Hook

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Despite the confounded state of international climate policy negotiations, companies will continue to face new mandates to measure, report, and reduce their carbon emissions.

A Federal Cap-And-Trade System: More From The Summit

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paige Donner

What's interesting about the governor's climate conference is that you normally would think that international negotiations or solutions are all about Heads of State talking to each another.

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI): A Step in the Right Direction

Good | Ben Jervey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

America's first formal crack at regulating industrial greenhouse gas emissions kicked off last week with a much-ballyhooed carbon auction that should ...