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Act now  and then do it again, call your Congress persons, we the people must be strong and loud in expressing our concerns for the degradation of our national values, laws, security, environment. health and justice.  How do you call your congressman? Call congressional offices directly ...
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That's as hot as last year's brutal summer when temperatures hovered around 120 degrees in Phoenix and prompted American Airlines to cancel more than 40 flights at its hub there. The regional jets that feed big airlines' couldn't operate with temperatures above 118 degrees. The extreme heat that has...
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Posted by on in General Environment
July 13, 2018 from Weekly Climate Review, MacArthur Foundation  President Donald Trump's pick to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court generated a lot of consternation among environmentalists and Democrats this week, but no one talked about the potential downside for the Nominator-in-Chie...
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CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGE: GLOBAL INITIATIVE TO AMPLIFY WORLD’S BUSINESS, STATE AND CITY PURCHASING POWER IN LARGE-SCALE PUSH FOR ZERO EMISSION VEHICLE FUTURE The scale of opportunity is bigger than we’ve ever seen before as states and regions, cities, businesses and NGOs unite – bringing together g...
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Posted by on in Food
Shared from the 2018-07-08 The Denver Post eEdition The U.S. diet is a climate disaster A new study suggests four easy fixes By Caitlin Dewey The Washington Post If your household is anything like the American average, your diet generates lots of greenhouse gas emissions: roughly th...
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  Shared from the 2018-07-10 The Denver Post eEdition CALLS TO CUT WASTE GROW LOUDER Starbucks ditching plastic straws By Candice Choi he Associated Press NEW YORK» Starbucks will eliminate plastic straws from all of its locations within two years, the coffee chain announced Monda...
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Posted by on in Water Conservation
Shared from the 2018-06-24 The Denver Post eEdition RIO GRANDE   Thirst for water clouds the future   By Bruce Finley The Denver Post  Alfalfa hay grower Cleave Simpson, who serves as general manager of the Rio Grande Water Conservation District, decided not to plant as much of the...
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Posted by on in Population
Shared from the 2018-06-24 The Denver Post eEdition MIGRANTS   Crisis is testing world’s resources The unprecedented global displacement is the new normal, a U.N. report says.   By David Nakamura
The Washington Post In the wake of an international uproar over the Trump administratio...
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Posted by on in Agriculture
One of every three bites of food eaten worldwide depends on pollinators, especially bees, for a successful harvest. And in the past several months, a scramble in California’s almond groves has given the world a taste of what may lie in store for food production if the widespread — and still puzzling...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 2018-06-18 The Denver Post eEdition CLIMATE CHANGE “A different world” with global warming By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press   David Goldman, The Associated Press   SALIDA» We were warned. ¶ On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told Congre...
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Posted by on in Human Health
Vancouver city council this week targeted single-use plastic items, such as straws, but researchers wonder why the straw has been singled out when there are hundreds of plastic items making their way into the environment.Researchers have cited balloons, food containers, plastic cutlery and piec...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
A demoralized workforce watching as its agency is dismantled by the very people charged to lead it: That is the grim state of affairs depicted by John J. O’Grady, a longtime employee in the Chicago field office of the Environmental Protection Agency, which is tasked with protecting the nation’s air ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
ANTARCTICA   Ice sheet in rapid melt since 1992   By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press Shared from the 2018-06-14 The Denver Post eEdition   This photograph, taken in 2010, shows crevasses near the edge of Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica. Ian Joughin, University of Washing...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
Shared from the 2018-06-14 The Denver Post eEdition EPA changes could cause 80,000 more deaths per decade   By Eric Roston Bloomberg Two Harvard social scientists, writing an opinion column in a prominent medical journal, have put forward “an extremely conservative estimate” that some 80,...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
Efforts to clean famous monument have been slow, mostly ineffective By Shashank Bengali Los Angeles Times AGRA, INDIA» India’s most famous poet, Rabindranath Tagore, once wrote that the Taj Mahal stood on the banks of the river Yamuna “like a teardrop suspended on the cheek of time.” One won...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
By JUSTIN WORLAND Updated: May 30, 2018 2:56 PM ET time.com For eight years, climate change activists lobbied President Obama to address global warming with everything from stronger regulations on greenhouse gases to rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline. The efforts often — if not always — succeeded....
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
 EVAN HALPER LA TIMES  MAY 29, 2018 | 3:00 AM At a time when acts of defiance against the Trump administration are routine in Sacramento, the rebuke that breezed through the California Assembly this month still came as a jolt. Even Trump loyalists in the chamber joined in. The message t...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Forecasters predict a 35 percent chance of an above-normal season, a 40 percent chance of a near-normal season, and a 25 percent chance of a below-normal season for the upcoming hurricane season, which extends from June 1 to November 30. “With the advances made in hardware and computing over the co...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
The federal government’s push to open some of Colorado’s most pristine and delicate high country — near two sacred Navajo mountains and touching the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness — to oil and gas drilling has hit turbulence. The Environmental Protection Agency has asked the Bureau of Land Management ...
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