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Amanda Griscom Little writes the Muckraker column for Grist Magazine.
Will Global Warming Threaten National Security?
Posted on: Apr 9, 2007, Source: Grist.org
A bipartisan bill introduced by Hagel and Durbin would require federal intelligence agencies to evaluate the security challenges presented by climate change.
Gore Takes on Capitol Hill
Posted on: Mar 26, 2007, Source: Grist.org
Gore got a warm welcome on Capitol Hill, and a few heated exchanges. What did the climate activist have to say to Congress?
Will King Coal Be Deposed?
Posted on: Mar 15, 2007, Source: Grist.org
Coal-bashing is a hot new trend in Congress, science circles, and the business world. Are we nearing the overthrow of mighty King Coal?
Love Is In the Air for Big Business and Mainstream Enviros
Posted on: Feb 22, 2007, Source: Grist.org
The on-again-off-again flirtation between big business and the mainstream environmental movement seems to be progressing into a full-on steamy love affair -- and perhaps even a committed, long-term relationship.
Election '06: A Huge Victory for Green Causes
Posted on: Nov 10, 2006, Source: Grist.org
From the defeat of the Rep. Richard Pombo, the most anti-environmental politician in Washington, to the election of greener candidates, election '06 was a great one for enviros.
November's Most Crucial Enviro Elections
Posted on: Oct 13, 2006, Source: Grist.org
Focus on November's gubernatorial races if you want to see change in America's eco-policies.
Gore's Green Earth
Posted on: Sep 24, 2006, Source: Grist.org
Now that he's awakened a sleepy nation to the crisis, Gore focuses on the solutions to global warming.
Wal-Mart's Latest Green Schtick
Posted on: Jul 31, 2006, Source: Grist.org
Al Gore took his green message to Wal-Mart headquarters, to much cheering and fanfare. Will the goliath retailer deliver on its promises?
Al Gore's Assault on Global Warming
Posted on: May 22, 2006, Source: Grist.org
Gore is launching a book, a movie, <i>and</i> a new environmental group with one mission: convincing Americans that climate change is real.
Old Big Brother Had a Farm
Posted on: Mar 24, 2006, Source: Grist.org
A USDA plan to attach microchips to every farm animal in America has some small-scale farmers worried.
Pumping Up Ethanol
Posted on: Feb 27, 2006, Source: Grist.org
Ethanol is suddenly all the rage in D.C. and Detroit. But does the biofuel distract from the more crucial need to raise the gas mileage of American cars?
Posted on: Jan 17, 2006, Source: Grist.org
A plan to build one of the largest wind farms in the world -- in eco-activist RFK Jr.'s backyard -- is causing conflict in the environmental community.
Barack's New Energy Bills
Posted on: Nov 25, 2005, Source: Grist.org
Sen. Barack Obama and a bipartisan crew of colleagues recently unveiled eco-friendly new energy proposals.
Making Global Warming a Laughing Matter
Posted on: Nov 18, 2005, Source: Grist.org
Larry David, creator of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' discusses his new comedy special about global warming -- and how it's something to laugh about.
Twilight of the Oil Age
Posted on: Nov 8, 2005, Source: Grist.org
Peak-oil provocateur and energy insider Matthew Simmons is staking his entire career on his prediction that the world is running out of oil.
Alito's Enviro Past
Posted on: Nov 1, 2005, Source: Grist.org
Environmentalists are joining many progressives and Democrats in crying foul over Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito.
Raiders of the Lost Arctic
Posted on: Oct 23, 2005, Source: Grist.org
Congress is closer than ever to green-lighting oil and gas drilling in one of the largest remaining undeveloped wild areas in the U.S.
Endangered Species Act Gets Toxic Tune-Up
Posted on: Oct 10, 2005, Source: Grist.org
Provisions in a California Republican's 'overhaul' of the Endangered Species Act are thinly veiled gifts to developers and polluters.
Fighting For the Organic Label
Posted on: Oct 3, 2005, Source: Grist.org
Organic food producers and consumers are split over a proposed amendment to allow synthetic chemicals like ethylene in organic-stamped foods.
Saving the Earth by Way of the Moon
Posted on: Oct 2, 2005, Source: The American Prospect
The Apollo Alliance's grand vision for energy independence is a distant legislative goal, but it can help transform politics right now.
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