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Blog ends but environment stories live on

Fri, 07 Sep 2012 19:50:00 GMT

The sun is setting on USA TODAY's Green House blog. Yet this no farewell. Wendy Koch will still cover energy and environmental issues.

Obama says 'climate change is not a hoax'

Fri, 07 Sep 2012 17:59:00 GMT

President Obama touted his environmental record and rebutted his GOP rival's criticism Thursday by saying "climate change is not a hoax."

Ten amazing green sights spotted in Asia

Thu, 06 Sep 2012 19:49:00 GMT

The top 10 green sights on my five-nation trek across Asia this summer aren't solar panels or windmills. They're surprisingly more basic.

Obama funds study for new fossil fuel source

Fri, 31 Aug 2012 19:23:00 GMT

As GOP's Mitt Romney embraces fossil fuels, President Obama announces research Friday into a new source of natural gas - methane hydrates.

US drought hurting corn crops, energy supplies

Fri, 31 Aug 2012 17:16:00 GMT

New federal data say this summer's U.S. drought is the worst in decades, and is damaging energy supplies, including ethanol made from corn.

Climate change threatens Atlantic seashores

Wed, 29 Aug 2012 19:52:00 GMT

Climate change is already hurting seven national seashores on the Atlantic Coast and threatens to submerge some of their land, a report says. ...

Green House takes a summer break

Fri, 27 Jul 2012 12:00:00 GMT

The Green House community is taking a summer break but will return in late August.

Study: Green-rated homes get higher prices

Thu, 19 Jul 2012 18:00:00 GMT

Green-certified homes sell for 9% more than regular homes in California and do best in the hottest, most eco-minded areas, a report says.

Poll: Gen X unconcerned about climate change

Tue, 17 Jul 2012 04:01:00 GMT

Amid a summer of record-setting heat, a new poll shows Generation X 's young adults are uninformed and unconcerned about climate change.

U.S. lags Italy, China on energy efficiency

Thu, 12 Jul 2012 14:30:00 GMT

The U.S. lags the U.K., Italy, China and four other countries on a scorecard today that ranks 12 of the world's largest economies.