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TheGreenGrok Signs off for Now

by Bill Chameides
Jun 16, 2014

After six years of Greengroking along, TheGreenGrok team will be taking an extended leave of absence.

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Obama’s New Carbon Rules: What Price Regulation?

Coal-fired power plant
by Bill Chameides
Jun 9, 2014

Can good economic times roll while carbon emissions decline? Maybe so.

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EPA’s Carbon Rule: State Goals

State-specific info
by Bill Chameides
Jun 3, 2014

How much does each state need to reduce its carbon load to comply with the federal government’s landmark carbon rule?

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Obama’s New Carbon Emissions Rule: Drumroll Please…

by Bill Chameides
Jun 2, 2014

An historic event or an historic trend?

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The Art of Games: Dialing Into the Outdoors Through Mobile Game Apps

Habitat, a game app
by Bill Chameides
May 27, 2014

It’s not all fun and games when it comes to games featuring the environment. With some green game apps, not only can you live in your world and play in it, you can learn stuff too.

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Friday Factoid: Oil Estimate Slip-Sliding Away

U.S. Shale Plays Map
by Bill Chameides
May 23, 2014

The Monterey Shale oil prospect takes a big hit, but daily extraction rates jump.

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States of Denial: We Don’t Need No Climate Education

by Bill Chameides
May 21, 2014

Our story of the cozy partnership between political leaders and the fossil fuel industry moves to Wyoming where the state has moved to block efforts to modernize the science curriculum taught in our nation’s schools.

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States of Denial: We Don’t Need No Fracking Info

by Bill Chameides
May 20, 2014

Oil and gas interests trump truth for many state legislators. The first of a two-part series.

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Scientists Find Melting of Antarctic Ice Sheet Accelerating

Thwaites glacier
by Bill Chameides
May 14, 2014

Two new papers point to eventual complete loss of glaciers, but it will take centuries or more to occur.

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Energy Inefficiency: Congress Spins Wheels Until Bill Dies

by Bill Chameides
May 13, 2014

As we (and many others) predicted last week, the latest effort at crafting cogent energy policy was much ado about nothing.

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