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Shell inches closer to spilling oil all over the Arctic

Shell inches closer to spilling oil all over the Arctic

GristGrist2:44pm 76Shell has passed another hurdle in its push to resume Arctic drilling operations this summer. On Tuesday, Interior…
Biggest Renewable Energy Financier In The World Quits Australia’s Renewable Energy Market Because Of RET Uncertainty

Biggest Renewable Energy Financier In The World Quits Australia’s Renewable Energy Market Because Of RET Uncertainty

CleanTechnicaCleanTechnica4:30pm 65Originally published on RenewEconomy. Spain’s Banco Santander, the biggest bank in Europe by market value and once the…
California’s Dire Drought Leads to Record Low Snowpack Levels at 6%, Triggers Mandatory Conservation Measures

California’s Dire Drought Leads to Record Low Snowpack Levels at 6%, Triggers Mandatory Conservation Measures

EcoWatchEcoWatch4:37pm 59Gov. Brown issued an executive order which calls on state and local water agencies to...
Raven Transport to deploy 115 additional heavy-duty LNG trucks; Clean Energy expands refueling network

Raven Transport to deploy 115 additional heavy-duty LNG trucks; Clean Energy expands refueling network

Green Car CongressGreen Car Congress5:09am 57Florida-based truckload carrier Raven Transport is expanding its clean-burning natural gas fleet with 115 Peterbilt…
Guatemala: women lead the struggle for life, land, clean water

Guatemala: women lead the struggle for life, land, clean water

The EcologistThe Ecologist5:20am 56For over two years the small community of San José del Golfo has maintained a 24-hour barricade against the US-owned…
Google’s new Chomebit dongle will transform your TV into a PC

Google’s new Chomebit dongle will transform your TV into a PC

InhabitatInhabitat11:01am 55First, the ‘stick’—whether it be produced by Amazon, Roku or Google—replaced your cable box by providing online…
Worm lizards dispersed by 'rafting' over oceans, not continental drift

Worm lizards dispersed by 'rafting' over oceans, not continental drift

ScienceDailyScienceDailyTue 9:58pm 54Tiny, burrowing reptiles known as worm lizards became widespread long after the breakup of the continents, leading…
Bill Nye and Michelle Obama Encourage Millennials to Get Out and Explore Our Parks

Bill Nye and Michelle Obama Encourage Millennials to Get Out and Explore Our Parks

EcoWatchEcoWatch1:38pm 53The campaign to connect national parks with the next generation comes at a critical time because...

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Unexpected Aurora Skyscraper purifies air and water in Chernobyl

Unexpected Aurora Skyscraper purifies air and water in Chernobyl

InhabitatInhabitatTue 11:01am 96Read the rest of Unexpected Aurora Skyscraper purifies air and water in Chernobyl Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg…
Big surprise in the greenhouse: study finds economic costs of climate change hugely underestimated

Big surprise in the greenhouse: study finds economic costs of climate change hugely underestimated

MongabayMongabayMon 7:13pm 109Look at most climate change projection graphs and you will see a smoothly rising red line of increasing temperature,…
California Senate Bill 40 — Proposal To Limit Tax-Funded Rebates To Cars Under $40,000 (Subtext: So, No Teslas)

California Senate Bill 40 — Proposal To Limit Tax-Funded Rebates To Cars Under $40,000 (Subtext: So, No Teslas)

CleanTechnicaCleanTechnicaFri 5:39am 139A proposal to limit tax-funded rebates to cars (i.e., electric ones) under $40,000 in price was recently put forward in…
Beijing to shut down all major coal plants by 2016

Beijing to shut down all major coal plants by 2016

InhabitatInhabitatMar 24, 2015, 12:11 pm 129Beijing is finally ready to kick its coal power habit – China’s capital city just announced plans to shut down the…
Head of Episcopal Church: Denying Climate Change Is ‘Blind’ And Immoral

Head of Episcopal Church: Denying Climate Change Is ‘Blind’ And Immoral

Climate ProgressClimate ProgressMar 24, 2015, 12:03 pm 130Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, right, told The Guardian that denying…
Paris Bans Half Of Registered Cars To Reduce Pollution

Paris Bans Half Of Registered Cars To Reduce Pollution

Gas 2Gas 2Mar 24, 2015, 12:00 pm 165Faced with a pollution crisis of epic proportions, the mayor of Paris announced on Saturday that starting today, March…
Australia Unveils Plan To Save The World’s Largest Coral Reef System

Australia Unveils Plan To Save The World’s Largest Coral Reef System

Climate ProgressClimate ProgressMar 24, 2015, 8:00 am 83In this Nov. 2002 file photo provided by Queensland Tourism, an unidentified woman snorkels on the Great Barrier Reef…
Brazil Food Guidelines Blow the U.S. Out of the Water

Brazil Food Guidelines Blow the U.S. Out of the Water

Eat Drink BetterEat Drink BetterMar 24, 2015, 5:00 am 96Brazil released a new set of food guidelines, and they're kind of a game-changer. The Brazil food guidelines take a…