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The story of creation presents us with a panoramic view of the world. Scripture reveals that, “in the beginning”, God intended humanity to cooperate in the preservation and protection of the natural environment. At first, as we read in Genesis, “no plant of the field was yet in the earth and no herb...
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Norwegian businessman Kjell Inge Røkke is not someone usually admired for environmental stewardship. Described by Forbes as a "ruthless corporate raider," Røkke made his billions as the majority stakeholder in shipping and offshore drilling conglomerate, Aker. The twist to this story? Røkke has dec...
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If progressives can’t take back control of the White House and Congress from climate change deniers in the next three years, it’s conceivable that humankind could be screwed. But evidence is mounting that a new political force is up to the task. It has millions of potential supporters across the US,...
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Environmental Martyrs In some parts of the world, life can be extremely hazardous for environmental activists. For this project, journalist Fred Pearce travels to the rainforests of Sumatra, in Malaysian Borneo, to hear why an activist was shot dead in a drive-by shooting, apparently for standing ...
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Sierra Club today released an inspirational video promoting the Peoples Climate March on April 29 in Washington, D.C. and 85 sister cities across the globe. The video weaves together excerpts and themes from historic documents, speeches, and iconic American moments to convey the message th...
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On Donald Trump’s first full day in office, he was met with unprecedented resistance as hundreds of thousands rose up for the Women’s March. On day 100, exactly one month from today, we will be back in the streets of DC and across the country for the Peoples Climate March. Donald Trump h...
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By Tim Sohn In a letter sent to the Senate on Monday morning, 447 former Environmental Protection Agency officials signed their names to a statement urging the rejection of Trump’s pick to head the agency, former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, whose nomination is set to come up for ...
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Microsoft founder Bill Gates announced he will head the Breakthrough Energy Ventures Fund, a more than $1 billion fund focused on fighting climate change. Joining him are some of the world’s most successful business leaders, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists, including John Doerr...
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Demonstrators in cities like San Francisco, Phoenix and Philadelphia on Tuesday demanded that President Barack Obama reject the Dakota Access Pipeline project before leaving office.  The coordinated protests planned for dozens of cities were the latest in a series of action...
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It's in no way over. Protestors settle in for a long winter. You might be wondering why it seems like dozens of your Facebook friends are suddenly converging on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota. As of Wednesday, over 1.6 million people had “checked in” via Facebook at...
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Protesters have clashed with police near the mouth of North Dakota's Cannonball River over plans for an oil pipeline. Officials have said the demonstrators were trying to reach property owned by the pipeline developer. Officers in riot gear used pepper spray and tear gas on dozens of people as they...
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Thousands of Americans continued to protest in North Dakota Saturday to demand the federal government stop the construction of an oil pipeline near Native American land. The Department of Justice is currently reviewing the case after a federal judge denied the tribes’ request to stop const...
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A sheriff’s department in North Dakota filed charges against the U.S. Green Party presidential candidate, Jill Stein, for damaging equipment during protests on Tuesday over construction of an oil pipeline. Stein was part of a group protesting the Dakota Access pipeline and spray-painted constructio...
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As a man on a "great social mission," former Vice President Al Gore says he feels like baseball trailblazer Jackie Robinson, the messenger of integration who was often ridiculed and worse when he hit the bases as the first black to play professional ball. "There is a time-honored tradition of peopl...
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Bernie Sanders called for a nationwide ban on fracking during a news conference on Wednesday, warning that Hillary Clinton's support of the practice could be "disastrous" for California. "It is too late for regulating, I think fracking has to be banned in America," Sanders told reporters during his...
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At the major climate summit in Paris on Monday, renowned conservationist Jane Goodall called for Republicans in Congress to back down from opposing an international agreement on climate change. "Success [at the Paris climate summit] would be a binding agreement to limit carbon," she said, in a brie...
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From Melbourne to Mexico City, tens of thousands of people worldwide hit the streets over the weekend to press world leaders to push for a bold international agreement at the upcoming climate summit in Paris. The center for the demonstrations was supposed to be Paris, where nearly 150 world leade...
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PARIS — Thousands of demonstrators gathered in central Paris and formed a human chain along the route of a long-planned protest march that was banned by the French government in a security crackdown following the Nov. 13 Paris attacks. Nearby, thousands of shoes, some decorated, were placed at the P...
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In his first remarks on American soil, Pope Francis on Wednesday signaled the balance he might strike during his highly charged visit this week, telling President Obama and a huge crowd on the South Lawn of the White House that the U.S. must safeguard religious freedom while also stressing the “urge...
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By Caleb Jones HONOLULU — High above this bustling city — in a quiet, exclusive hillside neighborhood where some of the island's wealthiest residents live — there is an extravagant home that's not quite like the others. The 6,000-square-foot house has a view overlooking Diamond Head, Waikiki and t...
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