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'Green News Report' - February 4, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.06.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Keystone XL pipeline moves one step closer to approval; Britain pummele...

'Green News Report' - January 30, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.01.2014 | 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'...

Misery Loves Company: What the Forbes Survey of Chicago Ignores

Nico Lang | Posted 05.06.2013 | Chicago
Nico Lang

It might be an annoyance, and our students complain when school isn't cancelled. However, our refusal to cancel is an important aspect of our civic character. We refuse to back down, even if that means putting on another pair on Long Johns. This is what we signed up for.

Snowstorm Brings Out Kindness, Cooperation in South Suburbs

Paul Dailing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Dailing

I only knew two things about the residents of Chicago's south suburbs when I moved here for work in the fall: Folks aren't as stuck up as they are in the northern 'burbs, but they are unfortunately Sox fans.

Groundhog Handler Suspected of Coercion

Pablo Andreu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Pablo Andreu

Witnesses say that Mr. Griffiths, Groundhog Club owner, was seen threatening the docile rodent. The Punxsutawney Police Department is investigating the claim

Texts From the Snowstorm Beyond Thunderdome

Julianna W. Miner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Julianna W. Miner

Last week in Washington, DC there was a snowstorm. It came complete with thundersnow (which turns out not to have been an 80's hair band even though it totally sounds like one). Here are some texts from the occasion.

Apocalypse Not Now: Seeking a New Beginning ... before the End

Randall Amster | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randall Amster

Undertaking even a cursory review of the news queue evidences the apocalyptic overtones in our collective midst. In the most recent additions to the c...

The F Word: Setting the Story Straight on Snow "Slowdown"

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Laura Flanders

It's worth noting: the story of a union-staged work slowdown after New York's first major snowstorm of the year has been debunked pretty thoroughly by now.


AP | STEPHANIE REITZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HARTFORD, Conn. — In Rhode Island, a mayor tells parents of snowbound schoolchildren to "hang in there." Atlanta has blown nearly all the money ...

Chris Christie Slammed For Disney World Vacation During 'Snowpocalypse'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Critics are taking aim at New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for his decision to embark ---- and now remain -- on his Disney World vacation even while...

The Delta Air Lines Adaptation of Waiting for Godot

Matt Sledge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Matt Sledge

Stuck inside on the East Coast during what Twitter wags have branded the snowpocalypse and looking for a laugh? Delta Airlines has just the thing. It's pretty funny, really, unless you're flying Delta.

"Snowballed": A Playlist for Our Friends in the Frigid Northeast

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

In solidarity with all of our frigid friends back East, here's a very snowy playlist meant to melt your hearts.

City May Get 10 Inches Of Snow By Friday

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

PHILADELPHIA — A slow-moving winter storm packing heavy, wet snow and potentially flooding rain spread over the Northeast on Thursday, disruptin...

Recent 'Snowpocalypse' Just A Taste of Winters To Come -- Some Scientists Blame Global Warming

Global Warming to Blame? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Meteorologist Joe Bastardi says the recent snowstorms may be the start of a trend of cold, snowy winters similar to those of the 1960s and 1970s....

Blizzard 2010: 'Snowpocalypse' Seen From Space (PICTURES)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*See photos below* New photos from NASA's Earth Observatory show an outer-space view of the massive snowfall that coated much of the East Coast earli...

Let It Snow

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Philip Neches

As the East digs its way out of another massive snow storm, some are led to wonder how so much snow is possible when we're supposed to be having global warming.

DC Central Kitchen Provides 45,000 Meals Despite Record Snowstorm

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Despite a massive blizzard that left much of the northeast under a blanket of snow, staff and volunteers for the DC Central Kitchen in Washington came...

Snow Storm Sets Records: Blizzard Smothers East Coast With Snow

AP | JESSICA GRESKO and BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — The mayor of the nation's capital and other politicians are feeling the heat for not moving faster to clear the streets of snow aft...


HuffPost Eyes&Ears | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Produced by HuffPost Eyes&Ears Citizen Journalism Unit in collaboration with The Brooklyn Ink at the Columbia Journalism School. Yesterday, a record-...

Capital Snow Diaries: Longer than Health Care Debate

Danielle Crittenden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danielle Crittenden

In the early days of Snowmageddon -- or Snowpocalypse, depending on your news source -- people were positively balmy. Who knew that five days later, many of us would still be housebound?

The Blizzard Hovers Over Bryant Park

Alex Geana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alex Geana

Nothing can stop fashion. Including Snowpocalypse 2010. Fashion Week went on, with only the feeble left by the wayside. Many editors and buyers flew in before, anticipating the inundation of snow.

Snowmageddon Hits The White House (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When the Washington D.C. area got pummeled by record-breaking snowfall this week, the White House new media team did what it does best -- make a video...

Green News Report -- February 11, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: ExxonMobil - still funding climate deniers; Haiti - still devastated; Valentine's Day - make it ...

13 Awesome Things To Do With Snow (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Dan Abramson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The recent snowstorms that have hit the Northeast have been dubbed everything from "snowpocalpse" to "snowmageddon." Those seem a bit heavy-handed, be...

Woman Charged With Felony For Throwing Snowball At D.C. Cop

Washington City Paper | Jason Cherkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It turns out that there was another cop vs. snowball fight incident today. We reprinted an e-mailed account of the snowball incident which took place ...