Green http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19935/all en Australia slaps tax on worst carbon polluters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/110710/australia-carbon-tax-pollution-gillard <p> Media reports say increases to the cost of living would be a knock-on effect resulting rom polluting companies passing on their carbon costs to the consumer.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/110710/australia-carbon-tax-pollution-gillard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Warming Green Green Asia-Pacific Politics Sun, 10 Jul 2011 10:03:00 +0000 News Desk 5670079 at http://www.globalpost.com Sierra Club took $26 million from natural gas industry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/sierra-club-took-26-million-natural-gas-industry The Sierra Club promoted the benefits of natural gas while accepting millions in donations from one of the top gas drilling companies.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/sierra-club-took-26-million-natural-gas-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Health United States United States Weird Wide Web Fri, 03 Feb 2012 17:54:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5690284 at http://www.globalpost.com Tea Party says green projects are a United Nations plot http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/tea-party-says-green-projects-are-united-nations-plot Newt Gingrich says the Tea Party's fears are justified. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/tea-party-says-green-projects-are-united-nations-plot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 US Elections Green Politics United Nations United States United States Weird Wide Web Sat, 04 Feb 2012 23:48:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5690387 at http://www.globalpost.com Chinese environment official fired after toxic river spill http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120204/seven-fired-for-toxic-river-spill-china <p> The Chinese government and news reports still haven&#39;t provided insight into how exactly the spill happened.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120204/seven-fired-for-toxic-river-spill-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China Green Health China Sun, 05 Feb 2012 02:12:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5690390 at http://www.globalpost.com Eternit building executives convicted for asbestos-related deaths in Italy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120213/eternit-building-executives-convicted-asbestos-linked-deaths The Turin court said that the executives didn't comply with safety rules, leading to an environmental disaster in Italy. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120213/eternit-building-executives-convicted-asbestos-linked-deaths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Health Italy Turin Green Italy Health Mon, 13 Feb 2012 16:39:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5691486 at http://www.globalpost.com French judge says Monsanto poisoned farmer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120214/monsanto-found-guilty-poisoning-french-farmer It was the first case of its kind in France and could pave the way for other pesticide-related lawsuits. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120214/monsanto-found-guilty-poisoning-french-farmer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> France Green Health Science United States Business Green France Europe Health Tue, 14 Feb 2012 18:37:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5691659 at http://www.globalpost.com Thirteen nations to crack down on criminals who smuggle tiger parts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/thailand/120215/thirteen-nations-crack-down-criminals-who-smuggle Tiger trading is already illegal, but authorities agreed that smugglers should receive harsher punishments. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/thailand/120215/thirteen-nations-crack-down-criminals-who-smuggle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Pacific Green International Crime Green Asia-Pacific Wildlife News Thailand Wed, 15 Feb 2012 16:24:40 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5691833 at http://www.globalpost.com Butterball employees arrested for abusing turkeys (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120216/butterball-employees-arrested-abusing-turkeys-animal-cruelty Graphic footage shows workers kicking Turkeys. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120216/butterball-employees-arrested-abusing-turkeys-animal-cruelty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Health United States Americas Business Green Health United States Thu, 16 Feb 2012 17:12:08 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5692035 at http://www.globalpost.com John Boehner delays unpopular GOP transportation bill http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120216/john-boehner-delays-unpopular-gop-transportation-bill <!--paging_filter--><p> House Speaker John Boehner delayed action on an unpopular GOP transportation bill, <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/house-gop-leader-delays-action-on-260b-transportation-bill-as-republicans-scramble-for-votes/2012/02/15/gIQAdAzEGR_story.html">the Associated Press reported</a>. Republicans had hoped to pass the five year, $260 billion bill this week, but Boehner said that action would be delayed until after next week&#39;s congressional recess.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120216/john-boehner-delays-unpopular-gop-transportation-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Obama Politics United States Green Politics United States Thu, 16 Feb 2012 18:26:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5692049 at http://www.globalpost.com London bus driver sentenced to 17 months in jail for intentionally hitting bicyclist (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120217/london-bus-driver-sentenced-17-months-jail-hitting-cyclist Footage shows a speeding bus swing into a bicyclist. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120217/london-bus-driver-sentenced-17-months-jail-hitting-cyclist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Green Health United Kingdom Green Europe Health United Kingdom Fri, 17 Feb 2012 21:40:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5692297 at http://www.globalpost.com ExxonMobil fined record $4 million in United Kingdom for lapse in emissions reporting http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120220/exxonmobil-fined-record-4-million-united-kingdom ExxonMobil executives said they caught the mistake themselves. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120220/exxonmobil-fined-record-4-million-united-kingdom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Green Scotland United Kingdom Business Green Europe United Kingdom Mon, 20 Feb 2012 17:27:16 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5692512 at http://www.globalpost.com Radiation from Japan's Fukushima power plant found 400 miles off the coast http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/120221/radiation-japans-fukushima-power-plant-found-400-mil The water had 1,000 times the amount of radioactive contamination than it did before the meltdown. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/120221/radiation-japans-fukushima-power-plant-found-400-mil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Pacific Green Health japan Japan Tsunami Nuclear Green Asia-Pacific Japan Health Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:31:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5692829 at http://www.globalpost.com Erin Brockovich can't yet pinpoint what is causing Tourette syndrome in New York, she says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120222/erin-brockovich-investigates-tic-illness-in-leroy School officials are accused of not cooperating with Brockovich during her investigation. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120222/erin-brockovich-investigates-tic-illness-in-leroy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Health United States Americas Green Health United States Wed, 22 Feb 2012 17:30:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5692905 at http://www.globalpost.com Deformed fish found in polluted creek in Idaho http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/two-headed-trout-found-polluted-creek In the past, fish near industrial sites have had deformities like exposed brains. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/two-headed-trout-found-polluted-creek" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Health United States Americas United States Weird Wide Web Thu, 23 Feb 2012 16:31:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5693122 at http://www.globalpost.com Antibiotics in meat give humans drug-resistant skin infections, new study says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120224/antibiotics-meat-give-humans-drug-resistant-skin <p> The news comes as no surprise to many health experts.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120224/antibiotics-meat-give-humans-drug-resistant-skin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Health United States Americas Green Health United States Fri, 24 Feb 2012 19:15:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5693336 at http://www.globalpost.com