With Brad Friedman & Desi Doyen...
By Desi Doyen on 2/19/2013, 3:17pm PT  


 

IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: All hands on deck (if not the corporate media!) for the largest climate rally in U.S. history... but is President Obama all talk and no action?; Secret memo reveals tar sands are poisoning Alberta, Canada; PLUS: Mayor Bloomberg's big plans to greenify NYC ... All that and more in today's Green News Report!

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IN 'GREEN NEWS EXTRA' (see links below): Secret funding helped build vast network of climate denial thinktanks; BP challenges ‘excessive’ spill claims; GAO: Climate change poses big financial risk to US government; NASA: ‘Alarming’ water loss in Middle East; Study: Global warming will bring more blizzards, less overall snow; Air pollution causes heart attacks; Canadian enviro-activists 'threat to national security'; Tesla v. NYT, round 3; OH accused of dumping fracking wastewater; Did PA lie about fracking water contamination? ... PLUS: GMOs: Nearly half of all US farms now have superweeds ... and much, MUCH more! ...

STORIES DISCUSSED IN TODAY'S 'GREEN NEWS REPORT'...

  • Corporate Media FAIL: Sunday Shows Ignore Massive Climate Rally Nearby::

  • 'Forward On Climate' Rally, Largest Climate Rally In U.S. History:

  • Poll: Majority of Americans Support Action on Climate Change:
  • Obama: All Talk and No Action?:
  • Secret Memo: Tar Sands Development Polluting Alberta, Canada:

  • Bloomberg's Big Plans to Electrify, Greenify NYC:
    • AUDIO: Mike Bloomberg on SoundCloud: The 2013 State of the City (Mike Bloomberg.com):
      "To make New York even more environmentally-friendly, during the year ahead we’ll encourage use of electric vehicles by installing curbside battery chargers at sites throughout the city. ... push for a local law banning the Styrofoam food packaging that chokes solid waste landfills...we’ll also begin recycling food waste."

    'GREEN NEWS EXTRA' (Stuff we didn't have time for in today's audio report)...


  • New Research: World on Track for Climate Disaster:
  • Essential Climate Science Background: