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Trump's executive orders fly in the face of facts, the jobs are moving to clean energy and the stats prove it, the climate is a major economic threat and health and security threat, lies do not hide that this is major sell out to fossil fuel giants, and against Americans and our global community.

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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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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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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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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 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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https://us.demand.film/blue/ Book Now, To make sure the theater near you has enough movie goers to show BLUE   https://us.demand.film/blue/   June 6 Major Ocean Film “BLUE: shows in over 500 Theatres in US, Click link to learn more, join the thousands attending to learn about our ocean...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Poachers Are Killing Asian Elephants for Their Skin BY JUSTINE E. HAUSHEER MAY 21, 2018  Follow Justine     Working elephants socialize in a logging camp in northern Myanmar. Photo © Justine E. Hausheer / The Nature Conservancy           S...
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Posted by on in Water Conservation
Streamflow in the West By Robert Harris, Senior Staff Attorney | May 8th, 2018     The healthiest flowing rivers in the West have one thing in common: a robust streamflow sufficient to meet all of the diverse uses of rivers. Flowing rivers sustain wetlands, provid...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 2018-05-24 The Denver Post eEdition Xcel Energy has cut carbon emissions 35 percent since 2005 and expects to surpass 50 percent by 2022, largely by retiring aging coal plants and replacing them with renewable sources. The Minneapolis-based owner of Colorado’s largest utility appea...
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This September, leaders from around the world are heading to California for the Global Climate Action Summit to talk about climate change. Just days before, thousands will take action around the country demanding their elected officials make commitments at the summit that will protect our communitie...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
One of the most outrageous and upsetting stories reported on May 16th is that the Trump Administration is preparing to remove migrant children from their parents and also acting against children under 18 years arriving alone into this country and are preparing to warehouse them on military bases. Th...
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Nation May 21, 2018 7:01 PM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting brown bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother black bears and cubs hibernating in their dens. ...
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Posted by on in General Environment
WASHINGTON » When you weigh all life on Earth, billions of humans don’t amount to much compared to trees, earthworms or even viruses. But we really know how to throw what little weight we have around, according to a first-of-its-kind global census of the footprint of life on the planet. Humans only...
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By Chris Mooney
The Washington Post  A grounded ship sits on the dry bed of the Aral Sea, which is about 62 miles from Aralsk, Kazakhstan. The Aral, the world’s fourth-largest freshwater sea, once covered an area the size of Ireland. But then it became part of the Soviet Union. The Communists div...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
By Ellen Knickmeyer The Associated Press WASHINGTON» Four Senate Democrats asked Scott Pruitt on Monday for details about a new legal defense fund to help the Environmental Protection Agency administrator as he weathers a series of federal ethics investigations. Pruitt confirmed at a Senate...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
WASHINGTON » Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt moved Thursday to rescind a series of safety measures proposed for chemical plants nationwide after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant. Pruitt signed a significantly revised slate of rules from the Obama era on safety a...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
Shared from the 2018-05-18 The Denver Post  PRUITT AMENDS SAFETY RULES** Earth Protect NOTE: New Plant Explosion  Days Later WASHINGTON » Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt moved Thursday to rescind a series of safety measures proposed for chemical plants nationwi...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
https://us.demand.film/blue/  June 6 Major Ocean Film “BLUE: shows in over 500 Theaters in US, Click link to learn more, join the thousands attending to learn about our oceans, their beauty and how we can sustain them. Reserve NOW to attend. 
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Shared from the 2018-05-17 The Denver Post eEdition ENVIRONMENT High-flying whodunit: Who’s cheating on the ozone treaty? Scientists have stumbled on to an atmospheric detective story: Someone in East Asia appears to be cheating on a three-decade-old global environmental treaty that banned ozone-...
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