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March 01 2013

22:10

An Addendum

Some longtime contributors to the Green blog will now be posting to the Caucus and Bits blogs instead, and they can be followed on Twitter.
22:00

A Blog’s Adieu

The New York Times is discontinuing the Green blog but plans to press on with aggressive energy and environment coverage.

February 28 2013

18:53

European Climate Official Urges Keystone XL Veto

Killing a 1,700-mile pipeline intensely opposed by the environmentally minded would send "a very, very interesting global signal,” Connie Hedegaard says.
01:07

Shell Backs Off From Arctic Drilling

A series of accidents prompts the company to indicate that it is not yet ready to resume drilling operations in the region.

September 04 2012

18:09

Do as I Say, Not as I ...

The Energy Department fails to take some relatively easy low-cost steps to cut its energy consumption, an audit finds.

August 18 2012

00:22

Electronics Recycling Fire Unnerves a N.Y. Town

A lack of readily accessible information about whether contaminants like PCBs spread worries residents of a Columbia County town.

August 17 2012

22:24

A 20-Year Low in U.S. Carbon Emissions

Energy-related emissions were lower in January to March than for any first quarter since 1992, partly because of the shift from coal to natural gas in power generation.

August 16 2012

15:03

August 15 2012

14:57

A Different Approach to Coping With Drought

To reduce evaporation, a start-up venture proposes to cover reservoirs with a layer of vegetable oil made from palm and coconut.

August 14 2012

18:51

A Nuclear Regulator's Wish List

The new chairwoman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission wants to know how nuclear power plants will withstand climate change. (P.S.: she doesn't like strange acronyms.)
14:04

On Our Radar: A Colossal Burmese Python

The invasive reptile, whose population is soaring in South Florida, was carrying 87 eggs.

August 13 2012

16:05

Climate Insight From a Magical Mountain Range

A new study suggests that under natural conditions, the climate in the earth's two hemispheres were out of step in past eras. Today, mountain ice is retreating worldwide, suggesting that human-produced greenhouse gases could be at work.
14:45

On Our Radar: Paul Ryan's Environmental Record

Citing heavy snow in his home state of Wisconsin, Representative Paul Ryan said that climatologists distort their findings to mislead the public on global warming.

August 10 2012

13:56

August 09 2012

20:31

Another Jolt to Global Food Prices

A global food price index jumped 6 percent in July, with the drought afflicting grain crops in the United States the leading factor.
15:39

On Our Radar: An Agent Orange Cleanup

American and Vietnamese crews will toil at a former Army air base at Da Nang, one of the most toxic of 28 dioxin "hot spots" in Vietnam.

August 08 2012

13:53

On Our Radar: N.R.C. Puts Off Licensing Decisions

The commission suspends decisions on license renewals for nuclear plants until the commission reassesses the nagging issue of storing spent nuclear fuel.

August 06 2012

17:35
11:37

On Our Radar: Oklahoma's Wildfires

Some people who were evacuated are allowed to return home, but the blazes continue in pockets in the northeastern part of the state.

August 03 2012

18:22

On Our Radar: Hunger in North Korea

Floods have swept away crops and damaged wells and pumping stations, leaving many without food or clean drinking water, a United Nations agency said.
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