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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.

Posted by on in Earth Violators
  Shared from the 2018-09-05 The Denver Post eEdition Watchdog faults EPA’s security costs By Ellen Knickmeyer   The Associated Press   WASHINGTON» The Environmental Protection Agency failed to properly justify spending more than $3.5 million on round-the-clock security for for...
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By Antonio Diaz and Bill McKibben on August 26, 2018 1:00 am, Op Ed Examiner  When the world streams into California for Jerry Brown’s climate summit in September, they’ll focus on the things that the state considers it has done right: the electric cars, the massive solar installations in the ...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
  Shared from the 2018-08-28 The Denver Post eEdition Regulators in Colorado green-light Xcel’s plan Company says proposal includes boosting renewables, cutting coal By Judith Kohler The Denver Post A plan by Xcel Energy Colorado to boost the share of power it gets from wind and s...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Shared from the 2018-08-22 The Denver Post eEdition COLORADO Coal’s status as dominant source of power fading By Aldo Svaldi
The Denver Post  The Trump administration will repeal the Clean Power Plan, saying Monday it wants to give states more of a say on their coal power plants. But the Clean...
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  Shared from the 2018-08-22 The Denver Post eEdition MORE MANATEES HAVE DIED IN FLORIDA THIS YEAR THAN ALL OF 2017 ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. » The number of manatee deaths in Florida this year has already exceeded the total for all of 2017. Blame Red Tide, which is suspected of killing more tha...
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Trump changes in rules re air pollution analysis trades some Consumer prices would drop but preventable deaths would rise The rule isn't billed as a trade-off but among its quantifiable effects would be an increase in preventable deaths and a small drop in electricity costs. The proposal estimates...
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  Shared from the 2018-08-21 The Denver Post eEdition POLLUTION RULES Trump ready to ease rules on power plants By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON» The Trump administration is set to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s efforts to slow global warm...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
The Associated Press WASHINGTON» Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other conservation programs. The position was out...
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 Halfway through the summer, at least 1,585 wildfires have torched more than 431,600 acres of Colorado forest and grasslands and destroyed or damaged about 450 homes, making 2018 one of the most destructive fire seasons in history — and it isn’t over yet. The only larger wildfire season in Colora...
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Due diligence the government says it conducted before announcing a $443.8m grant to a not-for-profit group was actually conducted as part of an application for funding for a separate project, the Great Barrier ReefFoundation says. The environment and energy minister, Josh Frydenberg, says...
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Posted by on in Water Conservation
Extract from Char Miller, The Conversation Perspectives, The Denver Post, August 12  The High Plains water bank is being drained, under 8 states this has been the largest underground source of fresh water. Its the most important source of water across the high plains region. At current withdr...
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Our country and our planet has a problem -- and we know how to solve it. One month from today -- on September 8 -- we will Rise for solutions! We will Rise for a transition to a clean energy economy that works for everyone. We will Rise for racial, economic, and social justice on all fronts. We will...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  Shared from the 2018-08-05 The Denver Post eEdition  The Associated Press WASHINGTON» Even the dirt on the ground is making climate change worse, a new study finds. Plants capture massive amounts of carbon, pumping it into the soil where usually it stays for hundreds or thousands of ...
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  Shared from the 2018-08-05 The Denver Post eEdition SCIENCE Poll: Americans think NASA should focus on climate change By Riley Griffin and Justin Bachman Bloomberg News NASA’s focus should not be on the cosmos but on Earth, according to a wide-ranging Bloomberg poll of Americans’ vi...
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Time, By JUSTIN WORLAND Updated: May 30, 2018 2:56 PM  “Our goal has been to shift the zeitgeist on climate,” says Thanu Yakupitiyage, an activist at the climate group 350.org. “The way we have to frame climate is really personal. In order to talk about climate you have to talk about it with o...
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Bowed by international pressure, shark finning declines by BRUNO VANDER VELDE January 8, 2016 China’s hunger for shark fins has been filled largely by Indonesia, home to numerous shark species spread throughout the vast archipelago.  Could the tide be turning on the grisly practice of s...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
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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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 Green Products/Services
  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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