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Scientists say stretches of “eternal” Swiss snow are melting faster than 20 years ago, with serious impacts for water supply and tourism. By Paul Brown   LONDON, 21 September, 2018 – Parts of Europe’s alpine mountain chain are undergoing accelerating melting, as the “eternal” Swiss snow th...
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This summer, unprecedented wildfires roared through towns across California and Greece, and heat waves blazed around the world. And now families across the southeast coast of the U.S., the Philippines, and parts of China are preparing to rebuild their lives from the devastation of Hurricane Florence...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
Greenpeace links forest destruction for palm oil to brands, among those failing to clean up their supply chains are:  Nestle, Pepsico, Unilever and Colgate Palmolive. 150,000 acres of Indonesian Rain Forest destroyed for supplying palm oil to  these and other major companies despite thei...
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Posted by on in Solar
10. Georgia With more than 1.5 GW of solar, Georgia places 10th when it comes to cumulative solar capacity, and has enough to supply the equivalent of 174,014 homes with solar energy, according to the SEIA. 9. Utah With 30,500 solar installations, Utah is home to over 1.6 GW of solar capacity acc...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch non-profit organization that made waves in 2015 with its grand plans and new approach to ridding the oceans of plastic, last weekend launched the world’s first ocean cleanup system from the San Francisco Bay. “System 001”headed to a location 240 nautical miles offshore f...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Hundreds of demonstrators crowded the streets of downtown San Francisco on Thursday morning, banging drums and chanting as they called on local and world leaders at the Global Climate Action Summit to do more to address climate change and pollution. “We’re fighting for future generations,” said Dor...
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SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — People from around the world gathered in San Francisco Tuesday a day before the start of the Global Climate Action Summit as the international community looks to California for solutions to climate change. Hundreds of scientists, business leaders and political leaders will ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  Shared from the 2018-09-12 The Denver Post eEdition OIL AND GAS LEAKS EPA may ease methane rules Proposal “may also degrade air quality,” affect public health By Ellen Knickmeyer and Matthew Brown The Associated Press WASHINGTON» The Trump administration moved closer Tuesday to rolling...
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On September 8, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide displayed the growing strength and diversity of the climate movement.   Together they showed the world what real climate leadership looks like. People everywhere are turning away from the age of fossil fuels and it’s time for politicia...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
By Joe Abbott Those are often the youthful perspectives when one appraises the future. Nothing seems so fraught with possibilities, yet enmeshed with such futility. There's so much to do, so much to change. Maybe, if one is driven, one has an idea and a place to start. But for the rest of us there'...
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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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The Denver Post  NATION CALIFORNIA SEEKS 100 PERCENT CLEAN ENERGY BY 2045 Lawmakers OK a measure mandating all electricity come from wind, solar and other clean sources by 2045, marking the state’s biggest step in the fight against global warming.
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Posted by on in Climate Change
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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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
  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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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
COAL-FIRED POWER PLANTS   Trump plan new fuel for old facilities   By Jennifer A. Dlouhy Bloomberg News Tucked inside the Trump administration’s plan to ease carbon dioxide limits is a change that could breathe new life into scores of aging coal-fired power plants. Exp...
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Posted by on in Recycling
  Shared from the 2018-08-24 The Denver Post eEdition KING SOOPERS OWNER, Kroger phasing out plastic bags at all its stores By The Associated Press CINCINNATI» The nation’s largest grocery chain has begun to phase out the use of plastic bags as more Americans grow uncomfortable wit...
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Posted by on in Recycling
  Shared from the 2018-08-24 The Denver Post eEdition KING SOOPERS OWNER, Kroger phasing out plastic bags at all its stores By The Associated Press CINCINNATI» The nation’s largest grocery chain has begun to phase out the use of plastic bags as more Americans grow uncomfortable wit...
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Posted by on in Recycling
  Shared from the 2018-08-24 The Denver Post eEdition KING SOOPERS OWNER, Kroger phasing out plastic bags at all its stores By The Associated Press CINCINNATI» The nation’s largest grocery chain has begun to phase out the use of plastic bags as more Americans grow uncomfortable wit...
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