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Posted by on in Earth Violators
A new book “Blowout” ties this all together, corruption of democracy, rogue state Russia and the richest most destructive industry on earth, laid out for all to see. Our environments, health and the fate of our world depend upon we the people to demand full public disclosures of fossil fuel companie...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
Shared from the 1/30/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Bruce Finley
The Denver Post Denver residents have been inhaling hazardous air pollution at elevated levels on more than 260 days a year for the past two years, federal records show, as two new studies released this week ranked metro Denver am...
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Posted by on in Clean Technology
Shared from the 1/28/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Tom Krisher The Associated Press DETROIT» General Motors is spending $2.2 billion to refurbish an underused Detroit factory so it can build a series of electric and self-driving vehicles, eventually employing 2,200 people. GM said...
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Posted by on in Green Design
Shared from the 1/28/2020 The Denver Post eEdition “FRANKENSTEIN MATERIAL” By Amos Zeeberg © The New York Times Co. For centuries, builders have been making concrete roughly the same way: by mixing hard materials like sand with various binders, and hoping it stays fixed and rigid for a long t...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Shared from the 1/26/2020 The Denver Post eEdition WYOMING By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune CASPER» It’s 35 degrees outside. About nine mule deer shuffle through the bitter waters of Fremont Lake. A buck shakes, sending droplets of water flying. He pauses to look back at the herd traili...
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Posted by on in Clean Water
Shared from the 1/25/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Rachel Nuwer © The New York Times Co. Some of the most astonishing creatures on Earth hide deep in rivers and lakes: giant catfish weighing more than 600 pounds, stingrays the length of Volkswagen Beetles, 6-foot-long trout that can swallow a ...
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Posted by on in Lakes/Rivers/Wetlands
Shared from the 1/24/2020 The Denver Post eEdition EPA, ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS By Ellen Knickmeyer The Associated Press WASHINGTON» The Trump administration on Thursday ended federal protection for many of the nation’s millions of miles of streams, arroyos and wetlands, a sweep...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Temperatures have soared in New South Wales bringing renewed emergency bushfire warnings, while Melbourne has brown rain from dust in the air, causing pools to close and the Yarra River to turn brown. Despite heavy rain in parts of NSW over the past week, residents were warned the “bad ol...
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Posted by on in General Environment
The rich and powerful have made their annual descent on a small resort town in Switzerland. They're not going there to ski, but to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). The event is better known by the name of its host city, Davos. The exclusive four-day event is an opportuni...
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Posted by on in Clean Water
The New York Times, WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Thursday finalized a rule to strip away environmental protections for streams, wetlands and groundwater, handing a victory to farmers, fossil fuel producers and real estate developers who said Obama-era rules had shackled them with onerous...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
From The New York Times:With businesses under pressure to act, solutions are emerging, but not fast enough, some participants fear By Stanley Reed  Jan. 20, 2020 Even before catastrophic fires broke out in Australia in late fall, climate change was at the top of the list of prioritie...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Marcie Grabowski, University of Hawaii  Researchers at School of Ocean and Earth Sciences and Technology discovered that several greenhouse gases are emitted as common plastics degrade. Among the plastic items having a negative impact on environment are: plastic shopping bags, food storage con...
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Posted by on in Recycling
Shared from the 1/21/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Chris Buckley © The New York Times Co. BEIJING» It’s piled up in landfills. It clutters fields and rivers, dangles from trees, and forms flotillas of waste in the seas. China’s use of plastic bags, containers and cutlery has b...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 1/21/2020 The Denver Post eEdition “CHANGING COASTAL CONDITIONS” By Christopher Flavelle © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON»The Trump administration is about to distribute billions of dollars to coastal states mainly in the South to help steel them against natural disast...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
“I’m not the kind of person who celebrates birthdays,” Greta Thunberg said as she turned 17 on Friday, marking the occasion in inimitable style - with a seven-hour hour protest outside the Swedish parliament. The climate activist braved winter conditions in her native Stockholm to continue the week...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 1/16/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Judith Kohler
The Denver Post Calling it transformative, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association released a plan Wednesday to boost its renewable energy sources to 50% by 2024 and cut greenhouse-gas emissions by 90% by 2030 fr...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 1/16/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press Tourists at Lake Conjola, a popular holiday destination in Australia, take refuge on a beach from wildfires Tuesday. This fire season has been one of the worst in Australia’s history, with at least 1...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Please check this site out https://feu-us.org/cciq/ This short, sweet and informative climate change IQ quiz was developed by The Universal Ecological Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting climate action, its easy, fun, informative and as we need widespread involvement of all persons, ...
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Posted by on in Agriculture
By Alice Mannette
The Hutchinson News WINDOM, KAN.» With a nudge toward the past, Kansas farms are using bees once again to increase crop health. During the early 1900s, bees were prevalent in the state. Jorge Garibay, a beekeeping consultant from St. John, and others want to increase their number...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
The Associated Press  By Matthew Brown The Associated Press PARADISE, CALIF.» First came the flames, a raging firestorm propelled by 50 mph wind gusts that incinerated Kelsey Norton’s house and killed 85 people in her community. Then came the smoke — not just from the forest but also from 1...
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