Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen: ‘Green News Report’ – February 9, 2016

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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hillary Clinton pushes Congress to act on the Flint Water Crisis; Donal... [Read more...]



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Mary Ellen Harte: Climate Change This Week: Cool Landscapes, Hot Futures, and More!

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



The Bear Cub Club meets in the Tongass National Forest, which, with the Great Bear... [Read more...]



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Peter Bosshard: Has the Post-Dam Future Started?

On February 5 the power utility of California's capital Sacramento decided to cancel the $1.5 billion Iowa Hill Dam, a pumped storage project in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. The decision may not be remarkable by itself, but marks a watershed moment and signals the early beginnings of an exciting development away from large dams. [Read more...]



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Michael Brune: That Was Then

We're already seeing a transition to clean, renewable energy and away from fossil fuels. President Obama knows that the only way to build on the progress and promise of the Paris climate summit is to accelerate that transition and base our fossil fuel policy on the mandate to "keep it in the ground" whenever and wherever possible. [Read more...]



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The Conversation US: How Should America Fund Its Highways in the 21st Century?

Cheap gasoline raises the perennial question over how the U.S. funds its transportation infrastructure -- a key rationale behind Obama's proposed oil tax. And it makes electric vehicles (EVs) and biofuels less competitive on price, hindering U.S. efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and oil consumption. Can the U.S. continue to fund upkeep of its infrastructure and reduce emissions from transportation? [Read more...]



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Gina Coplon-Newfield: New York Drivers Need an Electric Car Consumer Rebate

While New York's Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced an important and much-needed phase-out of coal-fired power plants, New York has a way to go before it leads the pack cleaning up its transportation sector and supporting the transition to electric vehicles (EVs). [Read more...]



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7 Ways To Spend The Money From Obama’s Proposed Oil Tax

President Obama is set to propose a $10-per-barrel oil tax to fund green transportation projects.
Under this bold plan, which will be part o...

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How Morocco Is Harnessing Solar Power To Achieve Energy Independence


Morocco is on the way to dramatically cutting its dependence on imported oil after successfully launching Noor 1 -- the first phase of what will...

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The Oil Lobby Has A Pretty Predictable Response To Obama’s Oil Tax Proposal


The White House said Thursday afternoon that it would propose a $10 per barrel tax on oil in the budget it sends to Congress, and the oil lobby was q...

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Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen: ‘Green News Report’ – February 4, 2016

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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Democrats keep pushing climate action, Republicans keep ignoring it; FL... [Read more...]



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Renewable Energy Is Trouncing Fossil Fuels


The United States has to reduce greenhouse emissions to less than a quarter of what they were in 2005 to meet its commitment under the Paris climate ...

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Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen: ‘Green News Report’ – February 2, 2016

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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Sen. Ted Cruz promises to eliminate all energy subsidies -- but there's... [Read more...]



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