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Indigenous communities in Brazil suffer from the virus on one hand and "genocidal" interlopers on the other, rights groups say. BY SCOTT WALLACE PUBLISHED JUNE 12, 2020, National Geographic  WITH THE CORONAVIRUS spreading into remote territories across the Brazilian Amazon, indigenous le...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
By Matthew Brown
The Associated Press BILLINGS, MONT.» The Trump administration has awarded energy companies hundreds of breaks on payments for oil and gas extraction from U.S. lands and the Gulf of Mexico during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a government database and federal officials. T...
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Posted by on in Forestry
Shared from the 6/11/2020 The Denver Post eEdition  Fungus Power By Sarah Kuta
Special to The Denver Post Can mushrooms help save our Colorado forests? Jeff Ravage knows they can. Ravage is a big fan of mushrooms. He’s also the North Fork watershed coordinator for the Coalition ...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
It’s impossible to live sustainably without tackling inequality, activists say. June 3, 2020 By Somini Sengupta This week, with the country convulsed by protests over the killing of a black man named George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis, we decided we’d talk to leading black climate ...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Shared from the 6/4/2020 The Denver Post eEdition FORT COLLINS»A group of 57 businesses, environmental groups and other organizations has petitioned the board of the Platte River Power Authority to narrow its options for future electrical generation so that the utility’s primary coal-fired generato...
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Posted by on in General Environment
Earth Protect is pleased to announce the appointment of Laurel Manley, 4th year student at Colorado State University who is majoring in Biological Science and Ecosystem Science & Sustainability. Laurel will be with Earth Protect across the summer working on content development, dissemination and...
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The country should expect a spike in less than two weeks, public-health experts say. The wave of mass protests across the United States will almost certainly set off new chains of infection for the novel coronavirus, experts say. The virus seems to spread the most when people yell (such ...
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The country should expect a spike in less than two weeks, public-health experts say. The wave of mass protests across the United States will almost certainly set off new chains of infection for the novel coronavirus, experts say. The virus seems to spread the most when people yell (such ...
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Posted by on in Clean Technology
Shared from the 6/1/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Ellen Rosen © The New York Times Co. NEW YORK» or those working to mitigate climate change — whether globally or hyperlocally — the coronavirus pandemic has raised existential questions. Will the environment still be considered critically import...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
Shared from the 5/28/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Stanley Reed © The New York Times Co. CONTURSI TERME, ITALY» In the hills near Naples, something unusual was taking place at a pasta factory one day in February. In a nearby olive grove, engineers in safety gear had hooked up tanks of a hydroge...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
What lessons can we draw from COVID-19 that we can apply to clean energy in addressing climate change? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.  Answer by Daniel Goldman...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
Earth Day looked a little different this year. With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting people around the globe, in-person mass mobilizations and gatherings are not an option.Young people around the world are continuing the fight to safeguard our planet, and are motivating all of us to continue the figh...
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Posted by on in Recycling
 Words by Tina Casey   MAY 25, 2020  Analysts were already predicting the end of recycling last year, when mountains of waste began to pile up after China and other countries began refusing to accept such shipments from overseas. The COVID-19 outbreak has further complicated global recyc...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Tina Casey, May 20, 2020  Signs of a business consensus on a green COVID-19 recovery are continuing to grow. In the latest development, the We Mean Business group of 155 leading global corporations has joined with the UN Global Compact and the Science Based Targets initiative to advocate for e...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Coronavirus has changed how our cities operate. People aren’t driving everywhere, flying frequently or using tons of electricity. As a result, global carbon emissions could fall as much as 2.5 billion tonnes in 2020. And city leaders are taking note. Amid the destruction of lives and the global econ...
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Posted by on in Human Health
MAY 5, 2020 While the exact origin of the coronavirus outbreak remains debated, scientists know we’ll face more pandemics in the future without decisive action.  Infectious diseases have been rising since the 1950s, with an estimated three out of every four disease coming from animals. We...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
Projecting Climate Demands Outside Chase CEO's Home Today is Chase's biggest meeting of the year. Since we can't be there in person, we decided to do something different and project our demands across the street from Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's house last night. https://www.facebook.com/StoptheMoneyPi...
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Posted by on in Food
Shared from the 5/14/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Richard C. Paddock and Dera Menra Sijabat
© The New York Times Co.  BANGKOK»Six days a week, the butchers of Tomohon gather at Indonesia’s most notorious market and cut up bats, rats, snakes and lizards that were taken from the wilds of Sul...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
TNYT, May 13, 2020 Brad Plumer  WASHINGTON — The United States is on track to produce more electricity this year from renewable power than from coal for the first time on record, new government projections show, a transformation partly driven by the coronavirus pandemic, with profound implicat...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
EarthDay.org, May 7, 2020  Coronavirus has changed how our cities operate. People aren’t driving everywhere, flying frequently or using tons of electricity. As a result, global carbon emissions could fall as much as 2.5 billion tonnes in 2020. And city leaders are taking note. Amid the destruc...
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