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Posted by on in Recycling
Shared from the 11/17/2019 The Denver Post eEdition INDONESIA By Richard C. Paddock The New York Times More than 30 commercial kitchens in Tropodo, a village on the eastern side of Indonesia’s main island, Java, fuel their tofu production by burning a mix of paper and plastic waste, some of ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  Newly formed bipartisan Senate Climate Solutions Caucus. Senator Mike Bennett, (D-CO) Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) to craft and advance bipartisan climate change solutions. The team of eight senators has launched this effor...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Nearly a quarter of the nation's carbon dioxide emissions come from fossil fuels developed on federal lands, according to a 2018 government study, and BLM manages the majority of that development. "This is a big slice of the pie," said Diana Dascalu-Joffe, an attorney at the Center for Biological D...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 11/14/2019 The Denver Post eEdition ITALY Venice “on its knees” after 2nd-worst flood By Colleen Barry and Luca Bruno
The Associated Press VENICE, ITALY» The worst flooding in Venice in more than 50 years prompted calls Wednesday to better protect the historic city from r...
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Posted by on in Human Health
Shared from the 11/14/2019 The Denver Post eEdition   By Ellen Knickmeyer
The Associated Press WASHINGTON» A former top government environmental health official joined health experts on Wednesday in expressing alarm as the Trump administration moves forward with a proposal that scientists sa...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Today, the last group of beluga whales from the “whale jail” in Russia have been returned to the ocean. The notorious sea pens that housed 10 orcas and 87 beluga whales who had been captured for sale to marine parks in China are now empty. The 31 belugas aboard the vessel “Professor Kaganovsky” and...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Opinion TNYT, Nov 8, 2019 Few thought it would arrive so quickly. Now we’re facing consequences once viewed as fringe scenarios. By Eugene Linden, Mr. Linden has written widely about climate change. Nov. 8, 2019 For decades, most scientists saw climate change as a distant prospect. We n...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  Shared from the 11/11/2019 The Denver Post eEdition FLOOD CONTROL Thousands of aging structures are rated as unsatisfactory or poor condition By David A. Lieb, Michael Casey and Michelle Minkoff The Associated Press On a cold morning last March, Kenny Angel got a frantic knock o...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
jacki Pocock, NOV 11.2019 Australia is enduring a bushfire crisis that has left three people dead, razed more than 150 homes, and prompted warnings of "catastrophic" danger. Bushfires are a regular feature in the Australian calendar, but the blazes in New South Wales and Queensland have not previo...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 11/7/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Farai Mutsaka The Associated Press MANA POOLS, ZIMBABWE» Weak from hunger and thirst, the elephant struggled to reach a pool of water in this African wildlife reserve. But the majestic mammal got stuck in the mud surrounding the sun-baked w...
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Posted by on in Lakes/Rivers/Wetlands
Shared from the 11/6/2019 The Denver Post eEdition “YOU CAN’T REALLY BEAT A POND”By Matthew Brown and James Brooks The Associated Press HINDOLVESTON, ENGLAND» The ghosts are all around the gently rolling farmlands of eastern England. But you have to know where to look. These are not the kind of pha...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Eleven thousand scientists from across the globe wrote a letter Tuesday warning that “untold human suffering” will happen if the governments of the world don't act immediately to combat climate change. The letter, which was published in BioScience Tuesday, says that "climate change has arrived and ...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
With Rollback, Trump Administration Unleashes Toxic Water Pollution From Coal Plants Into Drinking  Monday, November 4, 2019 Contact:  Brian Willis: 202.675.2386, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   The Sierra Club releases video advertisement and comment website agai...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
By Clifford Krauss Nov. 3, 2019 HOUSTON — A surge of oil production is coming, whether the world needs it or not. The flood of crude will arrive even as concerns about climate change are growing and worldwide oil demand is slowing. And it is not coming from the usual producers, but from B...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
Shared from the 10/30/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By John Aguilar
The Denver Post The federal investigation into the 2017 explosion that killed two people and destroyed a home in Firestone determined the likely cause was a natural gas leak through a pipeline that had been severed during cons...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Shared from the 10/30/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Christina Larson The Associated Press A silverback mountain gorilla named Segasira looks up as he relaxes under a tree in Volcanoes National Park. Gorillas eat only plants and insects. Biologist Jean Paul Hirwa notes her meal on his table...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 10/30/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Seth Borenstein
The Associated Press WASHINGTON» The number of people threatened by climate change-triggered flooding is about three times higher than previously thought, a new study says. But it’s not because of more water. It’s because ...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
William Perry Pendley authored anti-environmental screeds for Lyndon LaRouche. Now he controls 10% of the U.S. landmass. William Perry Pendley, a top Trump administration official in charge of managing one-tenth of all land in the United States, is a past contributor to 21st Century Science & T...
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Posted by on in Green Products/Services
Shared from the 10/22/2019 The Denver Post eEdition MOST PLASTIC ENDS UP DISCARDED AS WASTE Joe Deaux and Yvonne Yue Li
Bloomberg News The University of Colorado’s Folsom Field and The Pepsi Center have switched to aluminum cups. David X Tejada, Provided by Ball Corp. Ball production te...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
By Cathy Bussewitz
The Associated Press NEW YORK» New York’s attorney general is accusing Exxon Mobil of lying to investors about how profitable the company will remain as governments impose stricter regulations to combat global warming. The lawsuit, which is set to go to trial Tuesday, claims the...
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