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UPDATE 1-Environmentalists sue to stop crude-by-rail terminal in California 
Reuters Africa - 1/29/2015
(Adds comment from attorney for San Joaquin Air District) By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO Jan 29 (Reuters) - Environmental groups on Thursday sued a California regulator that permitted trains
Environmentalists sue to stop crude-by-rail terminal in California Yahoo! India
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Eco-Banking? Yes Indeed! 
Forbes.com - 1/29/2015
When you think about eco-entrepreneurs, you don’t usually think about someone starting a bank — but that is exactly what Kenneth LaRoe, CEO and Founder of First GREEN Bank did in Florida in 2009.  First     Add Comment

SpaceX presents a rockin' vision of recyclable space travel 
CNET News - 1/29/2015
SpaceX wants to make space exploration cheaper by reusing its rockets. See how it plans to do it, set to a thumpin' soundtrack. Recycling is good for Earth and space. Video screenshot by Eric Mack/CNET     Add Comment

A Humanist Approach to Environmental Issues 
Forbes.com - 1/29/2015
The central goal of my recently-released book The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels is to challenge—and change—the way we think about the morality of using not just fossil fuels but any form of energy. In particular,     Add Comment

Environmental groups sue California air district over crude by rail permit 
Reuters Africa - 1/29/2015
By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO Jan 29 (Reuters) - Environmental groups on Thursday sued the San Joaquin Air Pollution Control District over a permit it issued last year that allowed crude-carrying
Environmentalists sue to stop crude-by-rail terminal in California Yahoo! News
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EPA Clean Air Hearings: New Clean Diesel Technology & Modernizing Older Engines  
Reuters - 1/29/2015
EPA Clean Air Hearings: New Clean Diesel Technology & Modernizing Older Engines Important to Meeting Future Ozone Standards PR Newswire WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2015 WASHINGTON , Jan. 29, 2015     Add Comment

Canal pollution kills 60,000 fish 
BBC - 1/29/2015
Some 60,000 fish have died in a canal polluted with farm slurry, prompting an investigation. More than 100,000 fish were rescued from a seven-mile stretch of the Grand Union Canal's Leicester line after     Add Comment

Environmental groups target Port of Seattle plan to lease Terminal 5 [The Seattle  
BusinessWeek - 1/29/2015
Jan. 29--A coalition of national and state environmental organizations is threatening to go to court to stop the Port of Seattle from leasing Terminal 5 to Foss Marine and become the home port of Shell's     Add Comment

NASA scrubs launch of climate research satellite 
CBS News - 1/29/2015
A United Launch Alliance Delta 2 rocket carrying a NASA climate research satellite was grounded Thursday by high winds above the Vandenberg Air Force Base launch site northwest of Los Angeles. There     Add Comment

For green, comfortable homes, Mali turns to mud 
Reuters - 1/29/2015
Men refurbish the exterior of a mud brick house in Timbuktu, Mali in this file photo taken on July 27, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Joe Penney MASSAKO, Mali (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Building
For green, comfortable homes, Mali turns to mud - TRFN Yahoo! News
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Don't be crude: Gas prices will not stay like this forever [News & Record, Greensboro,  
Bloomberg - 1/29/2015
Jan. 29--GREENSBORO -- It's a strange, yet wonderful feeling that's left you giddy, gleeful and downright gutsy. That sensation of having a full gas tank and a full wallet -- nothing beats it. It's     Add Comment

The air pollution choking Asia 
CNN - 1/28/2015
Haze episodes have occurred in southeast Asia nearly every year since. Back in 1998, and for years afterwards, Tan didn't think too deeply about them. Yet at some point in his late 20s, he began to wonder:
The air pollution that's choking Asia CNN
Asia's air pollution haze CNN
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No US-India deal on climate change 
BBC - 1/27/2015
US President Barack Obama's "historic" climate deal with China last November raised expectations that his visit to India would produce something similar. The world's largest carbon emitter, China, announced     Add Comment

US, China expected to lead on climate talks 
CHINAdaily USA - 1/27/2015
Rick Duke, deputy director for climate policy at the White House, speaks on Tuesday at the Atlantic Council in a seminar on assessing US and Chinese national plans and their potential impacts on a Paris     Add Comment

Study Finds Low-Carbon Gas Fuels NEW Option for Meeting California's Greenhouse  
Reuters - 1/27/2015
Comparison of Electrification, Mixed-energy Scenarios PR Newswire LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2015 LOS ANGELES , Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As California policymakers move toward environmentally
Study Finds Low-Carbon Gas Fuels NEW Option fo… ADVFN India
SEMPRA ENERGY : Study Finds Low-Carbon Gas Fuels NEW Option for Meeting California's  4 Traders
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Politics stymies curbs on smog: Column 
USA Today - 1/27/2015
For years, doctors have been saying that the nation's standards for ozone pollution, more commonly called smog, aren't strong enough to protect kids, asthmatics, seniors, and many others in communities     Add Comment

Itau Raises $408 Million for Renewable Energy Projects 
BusinessWeek - 1/27/2015
The Brazilian bank Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ITUB4) raised 1.05 billion reais ($408 million) to finance renewable-energy and water-treatment projects. That’s the most ever raised for renewable energy
Itau Raises $408 Million for Renewable Energy Projects (1) Bloomberg New Energy Finance
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Greenbelt Resources Selected to Manufacture First Commercial-scale, Vapor-capture  
CNBC - 1/27/2015
PASO ROBLES, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Greenbelt Resources Corporation (OTC: GRCO), an innovator of sustainable energy production systems, today announced that it was selected by EcoPAS , a California     Add Comment

Fun With Conspiracy Theories: Did the Chernobyl Disaster Cover Up Something Even  
MSNBC Newsweek - 1/27/2015
Dormant for a decade and a half, the Russian Woodpecker appeared to return in December 2013. Once, the notorious tapping of the massive Soviet over-the-horizon radar had frustrated and puzzled Western
Fun With Conspiracy Theories: Was the Chernobyl Disaster a CYA Move to Hide Something  MSNBC Newsweek
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Mom of 3 accused of dumping baby found in recycling waste 
USA Today - 1/27/2015
ROSEVILLE, Mich. — A young mother who has three other children is expected to be arraigned Wednesday on murder and other charges in the death of a nearly two weeks ago at a recycling center. Roseville     Add Comment
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