Sign in with Facebook
  • Facebook Page: 128172154133
  • Twitter: EarthProtect1

Recent blog posts
Posted by on in Human Health
By Katie Langford Daily Camera BOULDER »  , according to a new study by University of Colorado researchers. The study by researcher Zhe Peng and Professor Jose-Luis Jimenez of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences builds on previous research to show that when ...
Continue reading
Hits: 400 0 Comments

Posted by on in Animals
By Emily Anthes © The New York Times Co. Male tanagers are meant to be noticed. Many species of the small, tropical bird sport deep black feathers and splashes of eye-catching color — electric yellows, traffic-cone oranges and nearly neon scarlets. To achieve this flashiness, the birds must spend...
Continue reading
Tagged in: Animals - birds
Hits: 475 0 Comments
Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
  By Miguel Otárola CPR News The Elk Creek mine above the town of Somerset may have closed years ago, but methane gas still silently seeps out of its collapsed walls and into the atmosphere. Tom Vessels, a former gas executive turned entrepreneur, is on a mission to eliminate that gas from ...
Continue reading
Hits: 308 0 Comments
Posted by on in Climate Change
    By Matthew Daly and Christina Larson The Associated Press WASHINGTON » What did the world learn at Joe Biden’s global summit about his vision of the battle to save the world’s climate? For two days, Biden and his team of climate experts pressed his case that tackling global warmin...
Continue reading
Tagged in: Climate Change
Hits: 152 0 Comments

Posted by on in Clean Technology
By Rachel Nuwer © The New York Times Co. Melodine Jeptoo will never forget the first time she saw a locust swarm. Moving like a dark cloud, the insects blotted out the sky and pelted her like hail. “When they’re flying, they really hit you hard,” said Jeptoo, who lives in Kenya and works with...
Continue reading
Hits: 234 0 Comments

Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON »  and she issued a separate directive that prioritizes climate change in agency decisions. The moves are part of a governmentwide effort by the Biden administration to address climate change before a virtual global summit on climate change tha...
Continue reading
Tagged in: fossil fuel
Hits: 227 0 Comments

Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
    Review of program on public lands will look at climate effects By Matthew Brown The Associated Press BILLINGS, MONT. » The U.S. Interior Department is canceling oil and gas lease sales from public lands through June amid an ongoing review of how the program contributes to climate ...
Continue reading
Hits: 271 0 Comments

Posted by on in Transportation
  By Hope Yen The Associated Press WASHINGTON » Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday unveiled legislation that would invest $25 billion to convert the nation’s fleet of gasoline- and diesel-powered school buses to electric vehicles, building on a component of President Joe Biden’s $2....
Continue reading
Tagged in: electric bus
Hits: 233 0 Comments

Posted by on in Earth Violators
    By Manuela Andreoni and Ernesto Londoño © The New York Times Co. RIO DE JANEIRO » As the Biden administration rallies the international community to curb global warming in a climate change summit meeting this week, Brazil is pledging to play a critical role, going as far as promisi...
Continue reading
Hits: 310 0 Comments

Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
Thanks to all Earth Protecters, we celebrate with people around the world the renewed dedication to creating a healthy, environmentally sustainable future. Thanks, Earth Protect 
Tagged in: Earth Day
Hits: 182 0 Comments

Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
On the very first Earth Day, 20 million people took to the streets to fight for our environment. Today, the world looks very different than it did fifty-one years ago, but the mission of Earth Day remains the same and more urgent than ever: we need to demand widespread action to protect our planet. ...
Continue reading
Hits: 176 0 Comments

Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
By Eric Tucker The Associated Press WASHINGTON » The Biden administration is taking steps to protect the country’s electricity system from cyberattacks through a new 100-day initiative combining federal government agencies and private industry. The initiative, announced Tuesday by the Energy ...
Continue reading
Hits: 249 0 Comments

Posted by on in Sustainable Development
By Judith Kohler The Denver Post After seeing jobs plunge by more than 600,000 at one point in 2020, the clean energy industry, which had been on a fast incline before the pandemic hit, surged 11% by year’s end, fueling optimism in Colorado and nationally that the trend is up. Last year was t...
Continue reading
Tagged in: clean energy jobs
Hits: 207 0 Comments

Posted by on in Climate Change
By Matthew Daly The Associated Press at The Denver Post WASHINGTON » President Joe Biden will pledge to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at least in half by 2030 as he convenes a virtual climate summit with 40 world leaders, according to three people with knowledge of the White House pl...
Continue reading
Hits: 200 0 Comments

Posted by on in Arts and Entertainment
Peter White Tue, April 20, 2021, 10:00 AM·3 min read     EXCLUSIVE: YouTube is launching a slate of originals designed to promote climate change and sustainability with projects including a Leonardo DiCaprio-produced wildlife adventure series. The company has ordered th...
Continue reading
Hits: 148 0 Comments

Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
Want to lower your home energy bills and be more environmentally friendly? Here are 10 simple ways to reduce energy waste, at home and at work:   1. Make the switch to LED LEDs are a great example of how innovation and technology can make your life easier. They last at least 25 times longer ...
Continue reading
Hits: 141 0 Comments

Posted by on in Climate Change
  CO, State has 7th highest projected increase in properties that will need to add insurance By Aldo Svaldi The Denver Post Colorado and other mountain states don’t just face a much higher risk of wildfires in the years ahead, but also of flooding, which could hit more homeowners directly in...
Continue reading
Hits: 210 0 Comments
Posted by on in Human Health
 Biden plan would spend $45B to replace lead pipes By Aamer Madhan The Associated Press CHICAGO » In the modest bungalows and two-flats of Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, there’s never a shortage of needed home repairs staring residents in the face. And then there is the less...
Continue reading
Hits: 282 0 Comments

Posted by on in Water Conservation
   By Sam Metz and Ken Ritter The Associated Press   Las Vegas-area water officials have spent two decades trying to get people to replace thirsty greenery with desert plants, and now they’re asking the Nevada Legislature to outlaw roughly 40% of the turf that’s left. The Southern...
Continue reading
Hits: 288 0 Comments

Posted by on in Air Quality
  “Electronic noses” helping Denver to purge foul odors By Bruce Finley The Denver Post Odor-detecting “electronic noses” deployed this past month mark Denver’s latest push to purge its olfactory environment as foul fumes again waft into neighborhoods, intensifying with spring as the weather ...
Continue reading
Hits: 136 0 Comments

81595f2dd9db45846609c618f993af1c

© Earth Protect