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Earth Day Action: Can you help to keep the lights on at Red GREEN and Blue?

If you’d like to make a donation to a worthy cause on this 51st Earth Day… For the past ten years, I’ve been editing and publishing RedGREENandBlue.org, a website that brings together progressive and conservative voices in favor of climate change action. Unfortunately, with the current coronavirus economic meltdown, we’ve lost our primary funding source. So […]

April 22nd

It’s “Giving Tuesday!” … Could you help keep RedGREENandBlue going by making a small donation?

If you’d like to make a donation to a worthy cause on this Giving Tuesday… For the past ten years, I’ve been editing and publishing RedGREENandBlue.org, a website that brings together progressive and conservative voices in favor of climate change action. Unfortunately, with the current coronavirus economic meltdown, we’ve lost our primary funding source. So we’ve […]

November 30th

Election 2020 live count: UPDATE Biden takes lead in GA and PA

The US has already seen record early voting in the presidential election, with more than 100 million people casting ballots before election day. We’ll be regularly updating this article as data becomes available and relying on The Associated Press to call individual state races. UPDATE: Now taking the lead in both Georgia and Pennsylvania, Joe […]

November 6th

Earth Day: A comprehensive guide to all the online action

April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Founded as a teach-in in 1970 by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson to educate the public about the environment after a massive oil spill, Earth Day is now a day to inspire everyone to protect our planet. It is observed by over 190 countries and more than one billion […]

April 22nd

Trump can’t stop the Renewable Energy Revolution

By Meteor Blades Over the past couple of years, a steady stream of good news has appeared on the renewable energy front. The latest comes from a couple of sources. Clean Energy Canada has released a new publication, “The Transition Takes Hold.” Bottom line: The transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources “now appears irreversible.” Meanwhile, the International Renewable Energy […]

April 7th

Robert Redford wants YOU to vote for climate hawks

Robert Redford and the League of Conservation Voters have a message to everyone who believes Climate Change Action is needed: If you’re like me, you’ve probably been watching this political season with disbelief. It’s easy to want to ignore it altogether. With Election Day just over a week away, please fight that impulse. The future of our […]

November 1st

Why Sunrun Added REC And Joined With Sungevity

This article originally appeared on Solar Wakeup. By Yann Brandt, Managing Editor of SolarWakeup Residential solar is the fastest growing part of the solar market and some of the major players in the sector have been making big moves. Recently, Sunrun acquired the residential division of REC Solar including AEE Solar and SnapNrack while also announcing […]

May 13th

Who Has The Best Job In Solar? Bet It’s Not You

By Chet Henry, Special To RGB Close your eyes for a moment and picture the perfect job in solar. You’d talk solar all day and all night. You’d work with some of the most innovative companies in the solar world. You’d fly around the country — first class, of course — to attend solar ribbon […]

May 9th

What if God came back? Louis CK explains climate change to the Christians

Comedian Louis CK has this simple (if slightly profanity-filled) explanation for our Christian brethren about climate change. We’ve all heard the argument – “But God gave us the Earth to use, so we’re using it.” “If you believe God created the Earth for you,” Louis says, incredulously, “why would you not have to look after […]

August 10th

How to fry a planet – spend way more on fossil fuel than renewables

The good news – investment in renewable energy is up. The bad news – we’re still spending WAY more money on old-fashioned, dirty, carbon-heavy, climate-killing fossil fuels. In his article at TomDispatch, How to Fry a Planet, professor Michael T. Klare points out, According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), an inter-governmental research organization based in Paris, […]

August 9th

Keystone XL pipeline would raise U.S. gas prices – and Obama notices

The oil industry has constantly touted the Keystone XL Pipeline from Canada as a glorious project to increase petroleum supplies for U.S. consumers and provide thousands of jobs for the unemployed, but a new study reveals that the construction of the pipeline would actually cost U.S. consumers dearly at the gas pumps. The White House […]

July 30th

Italy kicks out Monsanto’s GMO corn. US can’t even get LABELLING.

Italy’s Agriculture Ministry is looking to ban one of Monsanto’s last legal genetically modified (GMO) crops in Europe. Backed by two other ministries and riding a wave of 80 percent public support, the only question is – what has Italy got that we haven’t got? Nation of Change reports: A decree has been signed which will ban […]

July 23rd

The costs of Jerry Brown’s water-stealing tunnel outweigh the benefits

You’d think that before a state spent $54 billion on a massive environment-breaking construction plan, they’d actually do a serious cost-benefit analysis. But you’d be wrong. Restore the Delta (RTD) on Wednesday, July 17 told Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) officials at a public meeting in Sacramento that the Brown administration is “refusing to follow […]

July 18th

David Brin – Fixing global warming by sending CO2 down to Davey Jones

By David Brin My last posting about Climate Change remediation got a lot of attention, positive and negative,  so let me emphasize: I do not consider any form of “geoengineering” to be a substitute for responsibly investing in energy efficiency and finding ways to maintain a great civilization without ruining our planet. Even if a few such […]

July 15th

David Brin – Can we geoengineer our way out of climate change?

By David Brin On June 18 I joined a blue ribbon panel (via Google Hangout) on the topic of Reinventing Climate Management: Staring Down the Possibility of Geoengineering, led by scenario thinker Jamais Cascio, author of the book Hacking the Earth: Understanding Geoengineering. He moderated a terrific group of scientists and other innovators (plus me… for comic relief I […]