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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
By Bloomberg News Southern California is known for its pristinely maintained beaches. But those perfect ribbons of sand are causing problems for the surrounding ecosystems. Grooming and filling, primarily intended to beautify the sand for human recreation, is altering the biodiversity of beach eco...
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Posted by on in Water Conservation
By Somini Sengupta and Weiyi CaiAug. 6, 2019 Today, among cities with more than 3 million people, World Resources Institute researchers concluded that 33 of them, with a combined population of over 255 million, face extremely high water stress, with repercussions for public health and social unrest...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
By Ellen Knickmeyer and Brady McCombs 
The Associated Press William Perry Pendley WASHINGTON» An ardent critic of the federal government who has argued for selling off almost all public lands has been named the Trump administration’s top steward over nearly a quarter-million federally controlled ...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
By Levon Sevunts |  The federal government and the Inuit announced Thursday the first step in the creation of a new marine protected area in the northernmost part of Nunavut in the High Canadian Arctic. The proposed Tuvaijuittuq Marine Protected Area is located off northern Ellesmer...
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Posted by on in General Environment
BY MARIANNE LAVELLE    The Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has sidestepped the agency's process for ensuring quality and balance in its advisory committees, and numerous appointees are serving without having undergone the required federal ethics review, the Go...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  Shared from the 7/18/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Judith Kohler The Denver Post Public lands in Colorado and across the West could make climate change worse if oil and gas leases recently sold by federal land managers start producing and emitting millions of tons of greenhouse gas...
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Posted by on in Green Products/Services
Shared from the 7/17/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Laura Reiley The Washington Post Remember when ketchup turned upside down? Or when half gallons of milk grew plastic screw caps on their sides? We are resistant to change in food packaging, attached to our squeezy honey bear, Toblerone...
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Posted by on in Animals
Sometime on new year’s day, as the people of Hawaii recovered from a night of revelry, in a trailer on the outskirts of Kailua, Oahu, a 14-year-old snail named George died. David Sischo, who works in the trailer but was taking a rare day off, found out at 7 o’clock the next morning, when a colleague...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
President Trump delivered a major speech on the environment yesterday without mentioning climate change. The 45-minute address in the East Room of the White House featured a president who dedicated much of his first term to unraveling environmental protections established by former President Obama....
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Posted by on in Animals
Paris (AFP) - Climate change combined with galloping tropical deforestation is cutting off wildlife from life-saving cooler climes, heightening the risk of extinction, researchers said Monday. Less than two-fifths of forests across Latin America, Asia and Africa currently allow for animals and plan...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
UNITED NATIONS — Hunger is growing and the world is not on track to end extreme poverty by 2030 and meet other U.N. goals, mainly because progress is being undermined by the impact of climate change and increasing inequality, a U.N. report said Tuesday. The report on progress toward achieving the 1...
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Posted by on in Forestry
  Shared from the 7/5/2019 The Denver Post eEdition To fight climate change, plant 1 trillion trees By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press WASHINGTON» The most effective way to fight global warming is to plant lots of trees, a study says. A trillion of them, maybe more. And t...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Shared from the 7/4/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Kelly GilblomBloomberg News Oil companies are under increasing pressure to bring fuel to market faster and cheaper, leading BP to conclude that some of its resources “won’t see the light of day,” according to its head of strategy. Some of t...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
https://www.changetheclimate2020.com/ This site offers one stop shopping for you to learn about the positions and proposals of each candidate regarding climate change.  Change the Climate 2020, a project of the League of Conservation Voters, is elevating climate action in the 2020 presidentia...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
  Shared from the 7/9/2019 The Denver Post eEdition ENVIRONMENT By Ellen Knickmeyer and Kevin Freking The Associated Press WASHINGTON » President Donald Trump declared himself a champion of the environment Monday, working to boost his standing on climate change and pollution issues...
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Posted by on in Solar
Shared from the 6/27/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Christopher Martin Bloomberg News For the clearest sign yet that renewable energy has gone mainstream, consider this: Clean energy resources supplied more of America’s electricity than coal for the first time ever in April. Hydropower dam...
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Posted by on in Fishing
Shared from the 6/28/2019 The Denver Post eEdition GREENPEACE WARNS ABOUT ATLANTIC SHARK FISHING LISBON, PORTUGAL » Greenpeace is warning about overfishing of endangered sharks in the North Atlantic, often by Spanish and Portuguese boats. The group published a report Thursday arguing that tens of...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES » U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres took his global message urging immediate climate action to officials gathered in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, where production of hydrocarbons remains a key driver of the economy. Guterres is calling on governments to ...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
  Shared from the 6/27/2019 The Denver Post eEdition European airports plan for net zero carbon emissions By The Associated Press LIMASSOL, CYPRUS» An organization representing airports in 45 European countries said Wednesday that it plans to get airports to achieve net zero carbon emission...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Shared from the 6/27/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Christopher Martin 
Bloomberg News For the clearest sign yet that renewable energy has gone mainstream, consider this: Clean energy resources supplied more of America’s electricity than coal for the first time ever in April. Hydropower da...
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