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Posted by on in Climate Change
By Steven Erlanger TNYT, Published May 9, 2020 Updated May 11, 2020 The battle over how to spend recovery funds — to quickly restore the old economy or invest in a greener one — will define the post-pandemic world.   BRUSSELS — With the global paralysis induced by the coronavirus, levels of ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Public support for action on climate change and hundreds of wind and solar co-ops that brought benefits to local communities restarted a stalled movement.By Dan Gearino APR 30, 2020 BERLIN—Twenty years ago, before climate change was as widely seen as the existential threat it is today, Germany emba...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
Published: 01 April 2020 Nature volume 580,  Abstract Sustainable Development Goal 14 of the United Nations aims to “conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development”. Achieving this goal will require rebuilding the marine life-support system...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
Shared from the 5/10/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Nadja Popovich, Kendra Pierre-Louis and Livia Albeck-Ripka
© The New York Times Co. After three years in office, the Trump administration has dismantled most of the major climate and environmental policies the president promised to undo. C...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Shared from the 5/3/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Bruce Finley
The Denver Post Mountain lions face an uncertain future under a new state plan to let hunters kill up to 15% a year across western Colorado, and more near subdivisions — rankling animal rights advocates who favor a live-and-let-...
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Posted by on in Animals
Shared from the 5/4/2020 The Denver Post eEdition DEADLY PEST By Mike Baker © The New York Times Co. BLAINE, WASH.»In his decades of beekeeping, Ted McFall had never seen anything like it. As he pulled his truck up to check on a group of hives near Custer, Wash., in November, he could spot from t...
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Posted by on in Human Health
Shared from the 5/2/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Amy LevineGuest commentary The COVID-19 pandemic is a reminder of the delicate and unpredictable balance between humans and the natural world. Even as a scientist who studies the human-animal interface, I am astounded by the fact that a seemingl...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
May 5, 2020, The Denver Post  KENSINGTON, MD.» In just 50 years, 2 billion to 3.5 billion people — mostly the poor who can’t afford air conditioning — will be living in a climate that historically has been too hot to handle, a new study said. With every 1.8 degree Fahrenheit (1 degree Celsius...
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With All Eyes On COVID, Trump Continues His Environmental Assaults BY ANDY SHARPLESS AND ANTHA WILLIAMS   APRIL 23, 2020 OFFSHORE DRILLINGDeepwater Horizon Spill As COVID-19 continues its deadly march across the United States, the public and the media are rightly captivated by the pande...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
In the coronavirus age, issues like paid sick leave and climate impact take on a new, urgent cast. By Alexandra Kirkman   The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare the problems with how many businesses operate: from inadequate sick leave policies and poor working conditions to continued attempt...
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Posted by on in General Environment
Apr 1, 2020 Conservation International  Editor’s note: The COVID-19 pandemic has spread around the world at lightning speed, infecting more than 900,000 people and killing more than 40,000 people to date. Protecting nature will be critical to preventing future pandemics, some scientists say. W...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Industry’s struggles raise concerns about orphan wells, flaring   By Aldo Svaldi
The Denver Post Colorado will delay hearings on a major revamp of its oil and gas regulations by several weeks, even as concerns mount about how much of the state’s petroleum industry will be left to regulate. ...
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Posted by on in Recycling
Toilet paper may be on our minds, but it’s still not on store shelves. Could you ever have imagined such high demand for TP? Just as you may be experiencing varying levels of TP shortages, so too have retailers and suppliers. They’re having a tough time meeting the surge in demand, but there is a hu...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 4/22/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Sue McMillin Columnist for The Denver Post Brown clouds have lifted, levels of nitric oxide and nitrogen dioxide have measurably shrunk, and public health warnings about poor air quality have declined. Not just in Denver, but worldwide.&n...
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Posted by on in Water Conservation
Shared from the 4/24/2020 The Denver Post eEdition WASHINGTON » The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that sewage plants and other industries cannot avoid environmental requirements under landmark clean-water protections when they send dirty water on an indirect route to rivers, oceans and other na...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 4/23/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Chris Hansen
Guest Commentary We are facing a challenge unlike anything we’ve seen in a century. When it’s over, we will face another one: how to recover. The economic and social recovery is likely to be slow. It will take time to adjust t...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
Josepha Eyre, Women’s Bean Project died of Covid 19, her obituary was lovely and I will pass along a quote, “You do not have to be great or important or famous to change the world.  If you can look around, you can be inspired by the situation or the challenges other people face and turn that i...
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Posted by on in Peace
The 50th annual call for environmental reform falls at a time when the health of people and nature has never been more urgent Fifty years ago today, the first Earth Day was marked in the United States as a peaceful call for environmental reform, following a massive oil spill off the coast of Califo...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
Celebrate Earth Day by donating to Earth Protect's work to help environmental nonprofits gain greater visibility and support. We host over 50 organizations working on many environmental solutions. Help us by making a donation, follow the link below. Thanks Earth Protector! Earth Protect exists to e...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
In 50 years of Earth Day's, people have gathered to celebrate our Earth and bring attention and action to  reducing our harm of the Earth so it is sustainable for future generations. This year we are facing a global public health crisis that keeps us physically apart BUT does not prev...
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