Tom Steyer: Climate Week 2015: A Cleaner and More Prosperous Global Economy

These discussions also made one thing clear: In order to achieve this cleaner future, we have to move beyond the existing ideology that we can only grow our economy and create jobs in America if we double down on our dependence on fossil fuels. [Read more...]



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Jeremy Leggett: Five Ways to Stop the Threat to Global Health From Climate Change

The advent of a strong voice from the medical profession, in the push for a meaningful climate treaty at the Paris Climate Summit in December, is hugely welcome. It is part of a multi-sectoral mobilisation that is offering increasing hope around the world that humankind can see off the climate-change threat, and spin its collective response into a global renaissance. [Read more...]



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Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen: ‘Green News Report’ – May 21, 2015

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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Major oil spill off the Santa Barbara coast; Another settlement reached... [Read more...]



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Vrinda Manglik: Power for All Campaign: Seeking a Faster Timeline for Universal Energy Access

This week, the Sierra Club is participating in the second annual United Nations Sustainable Energy for All Forum in New York, a forum bringing together key world actors advocating for sustainably to address the problem of energy poverty worldwide. [Read more...]



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Earthjustice: Big Coal’s Dirty Playbook to Block the Clean Power Plan

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.V., recently joined with other longtime climate deniers to introduce a bill that would derail the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan. The plan when finalized this summer would set the first-ever federal limits on the biggest source of carbon pollution: existing power plants. [Read more...]



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Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen: ‘Green News Report’ – May 19, 2015

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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: "The Paddle in Seattle" -- "kayaktivists" hit the water to stop Shell's... [Read more...]



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William C. Baker: CBF Goes Off the Power and Water Grid. Will You?

Last November, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation "unplugged" the new Brock Environmental Center from the power grid as part of the center's grand opening festivities. It was admittedly a purely symbolic gesture. But we wanted to declare to the world our intention to operate this cutting-edge center using only onsite renewable energy. [Read more...]



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Marc Ross: Climate Change And The True Wealth Of Nature And Prosperity

Species are already being erased and humans are creating their own geological epoch rather than natural forces. Frighteningly, we don't even entirely understand what all of this will mean or ultimately lead to. [Read more...]



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Mary Ellen Harte: Climate Change This Week: CO2 Passes 400 ppm, President Can Act, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.



@@ Global Warming Carbon Dioxide Levels Tick Past 400 ppm


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John J. Berger: CERES: Mobilizing Business and Investors for Climate Protection

Based on the bad actors, sometimes it's tempting to assume all large multinational corporations are unconcerned about their environmental impacts. The reality is far more nuanced. [Read more...]



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Clint Wilder: The New Normal? Renewables, Efficiency, and ‘Too Much Electricity’

Just over a decade ago, the state of California faced serious concerns about whether its utilities could generate and/or buy enough power to assure that the world's seventh-largest economy could keep the lights on. [Read more...]



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Conservative Push For Solar Isn’t Quite As Conservative As It Seems

LOS ANGELES/BOSTON, May 15 (Reuters) - When Debbie Dooley, a Tea Party firebrand from Woodstock Georgia, makes the case for solar power, she doesn't...

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