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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
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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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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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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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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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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Destroying Public Confidence in the EPA Pruitt is “ruling” the EPA in a manner more befitting a potentate than a public servant—operating in secrecy, silencing employees, and spending lavishly on himself. While Pruitt calls for draconian cuts in environmental programs, he has been wasting taxpayer ...
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New research about sunscreen's damaging effects on coral reefs suggests that you might want to think twice before slathering it on. Reports about the harmful environmental effects of certain chemicals in the water have been circulated for years, but according to the authors of a new study released...
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  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Many people in coastal communities throughout Latin America and the Caribbean depend on the natural resources provided by reefs for their livelihoods. Ensuring proper management of the reefs is vital for the economic and environmental health of the region, but there ...
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The World Resources Institute produced the report in close collaboration with the USAID-funded Coral Triangle Support Partnership (CTSP). Reefs at Risk Revisited in the Coral Triangle was adapted from WRI’s 2011 global analysis of threats to coral reefs, Reefs at Risk Revisited, and supplemented wit...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Shared from the 2018-05-09 The Denver Post eEdition Briefs   HIGH-ETHANOL GAS TO BE SOLD YEAR-ROUND WASHINGTON » President Donald Trump will allow year-round sales of renewable fuel with blends of 15 percent ethanol as part of an emerging deal to make changes to the fede...
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Shared from the 2018-05-11 The Denver Post eEdition Pentagon revised report from Obama era to remove climate change references By Chris Mooney and Missy Ryan The Washington Post WASHINGTON» Internal changes to a draft Defense Department report de-emphasized the threats climate change poses t...
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The World Added Nearly 30 Percent More Solar Energy Capacity in 2017 The global solar market grew 29.3 percent last year, with nations installing 98.9 gigawatts of new capacity, according to data from the industry group SolarPower Europe. While more capacity was installed in 2017, the g...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Shared from the 2018-05-09 The Denver Post eEdition   HIGH-ETHANOL GAS TO BE SOLD YEAR-ROUND WASHINGTON » President Donald Trump will allow year-round sales of renewable fuel with blends of 15 percent ethanol as part of an emerging deal to make changes to the federal ethan...
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Six former high-ranking employees and a former contractor for Anadarko Petroleum Corp. say in court documents that Colorado’s largest energy driller put profits over safety, creating massive risks before a leaking company pipeline caused a fatal home explosion in Firestone in April 2017. The statem...
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Shared from the 2018-05-08 The Denver Post eEdition WATER ISSUES NOAA: Outlook grim for Colorado River By Dan Elliott
The Associated Press The outlook for the most important river in the Southwestern U.S. remains grim this summer after April storms failed to produce much snow in the mountains th...
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By Jason Scott April 28, 2018, 8:51 PM MDT From  Largest living structure is under siege from climate change Conservationists say planned coal mine will exacerbate damage.  The Great Barrier Reef is being given a A$500 million ($379 million) boost by Australia in the battle to...
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