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Pet Food Brands Woo New Consumers With Disruptive Marketing

Believe it or not, cultural movements are being used to woo and win a new generation of consumers to pet food brands. People long to be part of something bigger than them. As such, pet food brands touting fresh perspective and a fragrant brand purpose are becoming movements. Show More Summary

"Spring" Into Action: Prevent Sewer Overflows and Keep the Lakes Great

Rain garden at Shedd Aquarium, situated on the shore of Lake Michigan in Chicago, IL. Photo by © Shedd Aquarium/Brenna Hernandez Spring on the Great Lakes is a time when the ice covering the lakes melts, snowfall is gradually replaced...Show More Summary

Don Draper's Advice for Climate Change Deniers

Don Draper is the ultimate alpha male. He is suave, fashionable, and almost always on point. Many have written about business lessons that can be gleaned from Mad Men's most magnetic male role model. Given all the bad press anthropogenic...Show More Summary

One Kind Act

An Egyptian woman's act of kindness has changed my life here in America. Her name is Marwa. We have never met. But last year, this compassionate woman rescued an injured dog from the streets on the outskirts of Cairo. I am grateful to her for starting the journey that would bring this dog into my life. I do not know much about her. Show More Summary

America's Top Solar Cities

Solar panels on the Raleigh Convention Center. Photo by City of Raleigh, N.C. Solar power is on the rise across the country, with another panel or project installed every three minutes last year. Plummeting costs, increasing public concern...Show More Summary

A Biomass Mountain Rises

By Don Willlmott When is the last time you saw a truly pretty power plant? Looking something like a Middle-earth mountain topped with a Dubai skyscraper, a radically new biomass-powered plant will soon rise in northern England on an unused plot of land on the banks of the River Tees. Show More Summary

'Green News Report' - March 31, 2015

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: All-time record high temp in Antarctica; Record low snowpack spells trouble for California summer; Biblical rain and flooding in Chile; Gulf Stream slowdown could spell trouble for Europe; PLUS: US unveils targets for big, upcoming UN climate treaty in Paris... Show More Summary

What the Advertisements Aren't Telling you About Natural Gas

Natural gas has been touted as a clean, green alternative to coal and oil, especially in recent advertisements such as the America's Natural Gas Alliance's "Think About It" campaign with TV ads that feature the Denver International Airport, L.A. Show More Summary

The Danger of Redirected Aggression in Dogs

As any police officer can tell you, domestic violence calls can be tricky. The officer arrives at the home where a couple's heated argument has progressed to violence. But although the two have been screaming at and even hitting each other, when the officer arrives, a strange phenomenon occurs. Show More Summary

Water Water Everywhere, Not a Drop to Drink

Regular readers will know that I have been in the midst of a multi-part series on "Planning with Water," looking at the concept of water management and evaluation as a focus for the necessary shift in values and organizing principles...Show More Summary

New U.S. Climate Target is Achievable and Sends an Important Signal to the World

Today the U.S. formally proposed that it would cut its emissions 26-28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. This emission reduction target shows a commitment to strong action from the U.S. to cut its carbon pollution and sends a powerful...Show More Summary

Goodbye to Two of our First Green Female Champs in the Senate

Today is the last day of women's history month. This year, two fantastic women senators will mark the ends of their historic Senate careers. Senators Barbara Boxer and Barbara Mikulski have served a collective 70 years in Congress. In...Show More Summary

Whoops! 'Safe' Weedkiller Now a 'Probable Human Carcinogen'

by guest blogger Leah Zerbe, online editor for For years, chemical reps assured farmers that Roundup was safe and "biodegradable." Fast-forward and farmers now spray more than 185 million pounds of glyphosate--the active ingredient in Roundup--on U.S. Show More Summary

Pacha Pajamas Cartoon Makes Green Moves Across the Globe

As a parent of two, I have watched many cartoons in my life. From Spongebob Squarepants to Blue Clues to Dora the Explorer. Yet not many cartoons (excluding the recycling symbol) seem to effectively convey the needs of the environment. Show More Summary

New Study Sounds Latest Alarm About Need to Put Health Before Pesticide Profits

You don't have to be a highly trained scientist to see the long-term environmental costs of dumping more than 1 billion pounds of pesticides on the American landscape annually. School kids across America are witnessing the alarming 90...Show More Summary

From the Fields to Congress: Latinos Are Environmental Champions

As we celebrate Cesar Chavez Day on March 31st, it's important to honor the legacy of this farm worker, labor leader, and civil rights activist who lived by the mantra of ¡Si Se Puede! Many of the gains made by the farmworker movement, particularly those aimed at protecting our health, were steadily attacked in the U.S. Show More Summary

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers to Kill Thousands of Cormorants: There Will Be Blood

In August 2014 I wrote an essay called "Birds and Us: Should Cormorants Be Killed to Save Salmon?" in response to Felicity Barringer's essay in the New York Times called "Taking Up Arms Where Birds Feast on Buffet of Salmon." Ms. Barringer's...Show More Summary

Fossil Fuel Divestment: Some Points of Utility

The Financial Times recently weighed in on the issue of fossil fuel divestment, arguing that divestment is "largely irrelevant to the ultimate objective of minimizing the threat of climate change." It's a common argument: that we can be certain that divesting won't affect anything. Show More Summary

The Senator from Searchlight

Harry Reid's announcement that he will not stand for-relection to the Senate from Nevada in 2016 is a major loss to the climate movement - and yet another signal that the US Senate is being transformed by today's bifurcated, parliamentary...Show More Summary

Bringing Dishonor Upon an Honorary Award

Reposted from the Eye On The Amazon We just found out that the Commonwealth Club of California – the "nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum" – plans to honor Chevron CEO John Watson as a "distinguished global citizen" who has "given back" to the global community. Show More Summary

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