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Journalism for Tomorrow — NOT Fake News

I must admit that I am very biased in my daily intake of news. In the era of the internet I have the freedom to choose my own channels. Like this one. The radio is always on when I drive to work in the morning, but I usually only pay attention when there is information

New Pages on Planetsave

If you are one of the thousands of people who read our blog from the comfort of your email box or RSS reader, you may not have noticed that I’ve added a handful of pages to our site. (Even if you are a regular on-site reader, maybe you haven’t noticed.) Here’s a quick overview of

Obermann Out? MSNBC Suspends Top Host for Dem Donations

Kieth Olbermann, MSNBC’s top-rated talking head, has been suspended indefinitely. Politico broke the story today that Olbermann had donated to three Democratic Congressional candidates. Olbermann has been a rare friend of progressive and environmental causes in a cable news climate dominated by conservatives and large corporations. Read the full story at our sister-blog, RedGreenAndBlue.

BBC Has Covered Climate Change, No More Need…

Have you ever felt like US and British media are doing an extremely poor job of covering climate change. You know we have. A former BBC correspondent recently gave us a good insider’s perspective on why this is the case, as well as letting us know that it isn’t expected to get much better. Mark

Planetsave & YOU

I’ve been working as editor of Planetsave for almost 6 months now. (Wow, that’s hard to believe!) In this time, I have continually been trying to think of good ways to engage our reader community. Although, I haven’t delved into too many. Now, though, I’ve got one I’d really like to try out. This is

Greencast: National Security and Climate Change, Bicycling Politicians, New National Parks in Russia…

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/fgT-QfcjXw4&hl=pl_PL&fs=1] Here is this week’s “greencast” or screencast of great green news from around the internet (that we didn’t already cover). Enjoy the video above via YouTube or in high definition on screenr. By the way, if you happen to notice the sound of pedestrians, cyclists or streetcars in the background, it is because I

It's Time to Get Angry

It’s time to get angry. This is what John Kerry, not exactly the most extreme guy, is saying to us. Is it the best solution? This is what Kerry told advocates of climate legislation recently: “I want you to go out there and start knocking on doors and talking to people and telling people this

Green iPhone Apps Reviewed. Part 2: Paid Apps

[social_buttons] If you missed Green iPhone Apps Reviewed Part 1: Free Apps, you can see it here. After my first batch of reviews on the free green iPhone apps, I have gotten some great suggestions on green apps. If you have any you you would like to see reviewed, you can comment here, head over

R.I.P. Lake Mead, U.S. Southwest

Lake Mead has a 50-50 chance of becoming a dry lake bed by 2021, according to new research from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography/UC San Diego. Marine physicist Tim Barnett and climate scientist David Pierce reached that conclusion after analyzing the region’s current and planned water usage and taking into account the ongoing impact of

Australian Whale Images Cause Controversy

Let’s not try and talk about this as breaking news, for many people have already seen the horrific pictures. But the fact is that this is huge news, and I’m going to take a quick look at just what it is, what it means, and why. However if you haven’t turned on a TV or

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