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Deepwater Disaster: Five Years On

Five years after the BP blowout that killed 11 workers and dumped millions of barrels of oil in the Gulf of Mexico, the Obama administration has proposed exposing Atlantic and Arctic waters to the risk of a similar disaster. Under aShow More Summary

How Much Attention Does Climate Change Warrant? A Conversation With Climate Scientist and Energy Technology and Public Policy Expert David Keith

Co-authored by Yifan Wu, Fellow, Harvard College Effective Altruism David Keith is Professor of Applied Physics in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. His academic...Show More Summary

Energy Equality on Earth Day

Each year, on April 22, people from across the globe gather to celebrate the environment, the protection of our ecosystems and all of the benefits that natural resources provide on Earth Day. This year, the 45th anniversary of EarthShow More Summary

April Showers

Earth is the only planet known to have water. It is, in fact, covered with water over 70% of its surface. Oceans, rivers, ponds, streams, lakes, falls, glaciers and seas run like veins through a living body, carrying refreshment and nutrients to all its parts. Show More Summary

World Premiere of Chloe and Theo and Its Extraordinary Behind-the-Scenes Story

Connect4Climate hosted the world premiere of Chloe & Theo Wednesday night, a film demonstrating how storytelling motivates people to do extraordinary things. In the film, a homeless girl (Dakota Johnson star of 50 Shades of Grey) befriends...Show More Summary

Hidden Health Hazards and Toxic Truths Unveiled in Sean Penn's Documentary Film

I joined the Ecology Center and environmental health movement in 2010, fresh out of graduate school, with a deep enthusiasm for sustainability and healthy living. Never did I imagine how drastically my life would change in the years to come, and how my concern about toxic chemicals in everyday products would take on new meaning. Show More Summary

On Franzen's Theory and Uniting Our Climate Things

Written by Abigail Dillen, Vice President of Litigation for Climate & Energy, Earthjustice. In a recent New Yorker piece, author Jonathan Franzen sparked a necessary conversation for people that care about climate change. His premise...Show More Summary

7 Risks That Are Making Climate Change Into One of the Biggest Security Threats of the 21st Century

Climate change is advancing. Its effects can be felt already today and will increase significantly in the coming decades even if the global community sets ambitious targets for reducing emissions at the end-of-year climate change negotiations...Show More Summary

Overfishing Our Oceans (VIDEO)

An estimated 100 million sharks are being killed every year--70 million of them just for their fins alone. Tod Bensen, former Chairman of WildAid, talks about the global threat of overfishing our oceans and educating people about the...Show More Summary

Spartans Move Beyond Coal

On the heels of last week's fantastic Bloomberg Philanthropies and Beyond Coal announcement came some news from Michigan demonstrating once again how powerful our activists are. Michigan State University announced that it will retire the largest on-campus coal plant in the U.S. Show More Summary

California Needs a Strategy for Sustainable Natural Gas

Combustion of natural gas is responsible for a quarter of California's carbon emissions. If we are going to achieve the 80 percent reduction in emissions proposed by state legislators in S.B. 32, we will need to think clearly about the...Show More Summary

Let's Not Take Our Foot Off the Pedal Now

Earlier last week, the Obama administration unveiled a blueprint for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in the United States by up to 28 percent over the next decade and submitted the formal statement to the to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Show More Summary

5 Years After: Deepwater Horizon's Lessons Go Unlearned

Remember that helpless, infuriating feeling watching gallon after gallon of oil spew into the Gulf of Mexico in the spring and summer of 2010? After Deepwater Horizon - the worst oil spill disaster in U.S. history - came the mantra:Show More Summary

'Green News Report' - April 16, 2015

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Ontario, Canada joins cap and trade system to fight global warming; Students push Harvard to divest billions from fossil fuels; New poll finds majority of Americans support a tax on carbon emissions; PLUS: Last male white rhino on Earth is now under 24-hour armed guard... Show More Summary

Why You Should Care About Flame Retardants

Written by Eve C. Gartner, Earthjustice's lead counsel on this case Is there anything more primal than the fear of fire? The chemical industry has exploited that fear for decades to boost sales of toxic flame retardants by convincing...Show More Summary

6 Facts About the Impending Renewable Energy Revolution

There is good news about renewable energy, and it matters to all electricity consumers -- which means all of us. So why am I qualified to share these facts with you? In addition to being a former senior policy official at the Department...Show More Summary

Auctioning Off Our Public Lands: Congress's Worst Idea

What author Wallace Stegner called America's "best idea," was simple, but unprecedented anywhere in the world: treasured landscapes should be preserved and protected from private interests for all the public to enjoy, in the form of national parks. Artist George Catlin is credited with birthing the notion in the early 19th century. Show More Summary

The Climate Post: Court Hears Arguments Surrounding EPA Power Plant Rule

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard arguments Thursday in a set of cases (Murray Energy v. EPA andWest Virginia v. EPA) challenging the U.S Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) authority to limit greenhouse gases from existing power plants under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. Show More Summary

Who Votes Dirty?

Washington doesn't have the bright lights and flashy showgirls of the Vegas strip, but some lawmakers sure seem to have adopted Vegas's motto. Unfortunately for them, what happens in Washington is no longer going to stay in Washington. Show More Summary

The 10 Most Beautiful Spring Hikes in Oregon

1. Abiqua Falls | Scotts Mills, Oregon If you're looking for a place to escape, with no cell reception, a quick 2.5-mile hike, and formations that could only be made from mother nature herself, Abiqua Falls is the place for you. A 92-foot fall, secluded and tucked away for only the adventurous. Show More Summary

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