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3 Traps to Avoid When Speaking About the Environment

My 15-year-old son is a smart, responsible kid with a very strong sense of right and wrong. But he groans when I remind him to toss his empty can in the recycling, and he rolls his eyes when he hears people talk about climate change. Given...Show More Summary

National Bison Day Provides a Chance to Connect with an American Icon

If you put your ear to the ground and listen very carefully, you might hear a faint rumbling sound. That stampede you hear is the approach of National Bison Day, which we celebrate this year on November 1. For the third year in a row,...Show More Summary

After the Flood: Reflections on Climate and Corporate Control

The most important event this past week in New York was not the 400k People's Climate March, nor the UN Summit, nor any of the Climate Group-backed events around the city. Not even Leonardo DeCaprio, Sting or Al Gore. The most important event was Flood Wall Street. Show More Summary

NRDC's Initial Take on EPA's New Ideas that Could Strengthen or Weaken the Clean Power Plan's Carbon Pollution Limits

This summer and fall the EPA has continued its marathon stakeholder outreach and listening process on its Clean Power Plan to clean up dangerous carbon pollution. The supplemental notice and new ideas that EPA issued for public comment on October 28th reflect EPA's interest in hearing from all parties and getting the rule right. Show More Summary

Neil Young: Who's Gonna Stand Up? (And Save the Earth)

Sugar Mountain is no more. Neil Young's iconic metaphor for an age of innocence and a time long past, has succumbed to the inhuman greed of the one-percent; it's been topped and mined and drilled and fracked. It's been clear cut, stripped,...Show More Summary

Exposing the GMO Rabbit Hole: Why Labeling Genetically-Engineered Food Is a Must

by guest blogger Lisa Bronner, writer of the blog Going Green with a Bronner Mom A battle is raging in the fresh section of your grocery store. Look around. Heavy artillery is hiding behind the apples. Troops are advancing on the corn and papaya. Show More Summary

Spidey's Tighty Whities

In a real life struggle between Spiderman and Superman, just who would win? In this episode of Nature in a New York Minute, I take a look at this important question and give families a safe and simple way to explore the superhero powers of spider silk for themselves. See more episodes at

First-ever World Lemur Festival Celebrated in Madagascar

This post was originally published on Conservation International's blog, Human Nature. This week marks the first-ever World Lemur Festival in Madagascar, which will culminate in World Lemur Day on October 31. This event is intended to...Show More Summary

Rick Berman Caught on Tape; Hear His 10 Tactics to Aid Dirty Energy Corps

Rick Berman, the king of corporate front groups and propaganda, has been caught on tape detailing his attacks on public interest groups in the labor and environmental movements, including on efforts to increase the minimum wage for workers. As...Show More Summary

Do Not Underestimate Family Planning

A recent article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) has ignited a small firestorm of criticism. As reflected by its title, "Human population reduction is not a quick fix for environmental problems," the authors...Show More Summary

The Scary Facts About Fracking

Across the country, fracking has contaminated drinking water sources, made nearby residents sick, turned pristine landscapes into industrial zones, and caused air and global warming pollution. The oil and gas industry has spent untold...Show More Summary

Report Reveals Seafood Fraud in Shrimp

Do you know where your shrimp comes from? Probably not. Today, Oceana released a new scientific report revealing that 30 percent of shrimp products tested from grocery stores and restaurants were misrepresented. The only known studyShow More Summary

A Millennial's Perspective on What a Jim Inhofe Chairmanship Could Mean

I owe many things to science. Science has touched every facet of my life and on a broader scale has touched every facet of our existence as human beings. It's the reason we can have clean water to drink, the reason we can enjoy a life...Show More Summary

"Lighting Season" Begins Sunday: What Better Time to Buy an LED Bulb and Save Over $125?

As the annual ritual of setting our clocks back approaches this weekend, we officially "fall back" into "lighting season" where the days get shorter and our lights stay on more hours per day. But because roughly two out of every three...Show More Summary

'Green News Report' - October 30, 2014

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 'Sit down and shut up!': Superstorm Sandy recovery stalled, 2 years later; The Weather Channel repudiates its climate change-denying co-founder; PLUS: 'It's not too late': the stark yet hopeful message in the UN's final climate science report... Show More Summary

Donny Rico Gives Credit Where Credit Is Due: Judge Kaplan

Reposted from Eye on the Amazon Chevron's retaliatory RICO case against the Ecuadorians and their lawyers would not have come about were it not for the generous suggestion of U.S. Federal Judge Lewis Kaplan. Chevron spent millions upon...Show More Summary

The Climate Post: EPA Refines Pollution Rules

Last week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was told by a federal appeals court that it could move forward with implementing a program to curb air pollution that crosses state lines. The Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CASPR) would require 28 states to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxide by power plants. Show More Summary

Countdown to Kindness: A Reminder for Each Day of World Vegan Month

Despite celebrations planned from Atlanta, Georgia to Los Angeles, California, few people realize that November is World Vegan Month. So, TA-DA!!! Whether you're a committed vegan, an aspiring one, or simply someone interested in learning...Show More Summary

"REpower Kosovo"

For Europe's youngest nation, Kosovo, its vast reserves of lignite have been both a blessing and a curse. As the country progresses, this abundance of lignite has trapped it into using only this source of energy for its needs. Lignite is known to be one of the most carbon-intense forms of coal. Show More Summary

San Francisco's Perennial Is Beyond Farm to Fork: A Marriage of All Things Sustainable

The history of restaurants reaches back thousands of years to the thermopolia of ancient Greece, where customers cozied up to an L-shaped bar, not unlike what you might see around the world today. Yet each individual restaurant serves...Show More Summary

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