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Trump's executive orders fly in the face of facts, the jobs are moving to clean energy and the stats prove it, the climate is a major economic threat and health and security threat, lies do not hide that this is major sell out to fossil fuel giants, and against Americans and our global community.

Posted by on in Climate Change
The global shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy will continue regardless of political action such as President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate agreement or outbursts from ex-Australian prime ministers, a senior ratings analyst says. "The tide has turned," sa...
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AP-NORC POLL     By Seth Borenstein and Emily Swanson The Associated Press WASHINGTON»Americans want their local officials to take on the challenge of battling global warming now that President Donald Trump is withdrawing the nation an international climate change agreement. That’s ac...
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WASHINGTON» It’s not just this year. The monster hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, Jose and Lee that have raged across the Atlantic are contributing to what appears to be the most active period for major storms on record. And the busiest part of hurricane season isn’t even over.   An analysis ...
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Posted by on in Water Conservation
WRAY»Colorado farmers who defied nature’s limits and nourished a pastoral paradise by irrigating drought-prone prairie are pushing ahead in the face of worsening environmental fallout: Overpumping of groundwater has drained the High Plains Aquifer to the point that streams are drying up at the rate ...
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Posted by on in Agriculture
By Paul Tullis Special to The Washington Post   Bananas are for sale at a grocery store in Upper St. Clair, Pa. Curved, yellow Cavendish bananas make up 99 percent of all bananas sold in the United States. Gene J. Puskar, The Associated Press In a hot, dry field near a place called Hum...
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Posted by on in Forestry
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 9, 2017 -- With growing momentum and urgency behind calls for forest conservation, the diverse membership of the Forest Stewardship Council meets this week in its General Assembly. Founded in 1994 by forward-thinking NGOs and companies, the Forest Stewardship Counc...
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WASHINGTON» It’s not just this year. The monster hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, Jose and Lee that have raged across the Atlantic are contributing to what appears to be the most active period for major storms on record. And the busiest part of hurricane season isn’t even over.   An anal...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
  By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON»Rebuffing the Trump administration, a federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Interior Department to reinstate an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands. The order, by a...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
Even before hurricanes, institute was considering $300M of island projects   By Emma Ockerman Bloomberg News For Caribbean islands plunged into darkness after hurricanes Irma and Maria, more resilient, small-scale electric systems powered by the sun are looking increasingly attractive. Trans...
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This area was beautiful oasis when 5th Gobi lama founded Khamar monastery. It had rivers, red hills, was rich in Dinosaur bones and eggs and also had tick elm and saxaul forests. In 1937-1945 during the Russian Stalin era, the area was destroyed by the Red Army including Khamar monastery and the elm...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
SALT LAKE CITY » An appeals court granted a request Monday from President Donald Trump’s administration to halt a plan for new pollution controls at Utah’s oldest coal-fired power plants aimed at reducing haze near national parks. The development marks a reversal for the U.S. Environmental Pro...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
The story of creation presents us with a panoramic view of the world. Scripture reveals that, “in the beginning”, God intended humanity to cooperate in the preservation and protection of the natural environment. At first, as we read in Genesis, “no plant of the field was yet in the earth and no herb...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Open Access DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(17)30103-1 Exposure to environmental pollution remains a major source of hazard not only for our health but also for our planet. In 2012, WHO estimated that exposures to polluted soil, water, and air contributed to an estimated 8·9 million...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
A seven-year moratorium on natural gas development near the Delaware River would be replaced by a permanent ban under a proposal that’s being developed by the agency that oversees the water supply of more than 15 million people. The Delaware River Basin Commission, a regulatory body that has repr...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
The story of creation presents us with a panoramic view of the world. Scripture reveals that, “in the beginning”, God intended humanity to cooperate in the preservation and protection of the natural environment. At first, as we read in Genesis, “no plant of the field was yet in the earth and no herb...
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By Chelsea Harvey August 21 The Washington Post  California Gov. Jerry Brown, right, shakes hands with former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger after signing a climate bill on Treasure Island on July 25 in San Francisco. (Eric Risberg/Associated Press) A controversial California climate program ...
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By Brian Maffly THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE By burning the greenhouse gas escaping from the retired West Ridge mine, a Colorado firm plans to help California companies that need to account for their own carbon emissions. 
  (Courtesy | Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining) Utah's West Ridge coal mi...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
It signed a deal with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on Thursday, clearing the last legal hurdle to get money flowing. In the biggest project GCF has funded to date, it will supply up to $150 million worth of loans and a $4.7m grant. The EBRD, which ...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
Norwegian businessman Kjell Inge Røkke is not someone usually admired for environmental stewardship. Described by Forbes as a "ruthless corporate raider," Røkke made his billions as the majority stakeholder in shipping and offshore drilling conglomerate, Aker. The twist to this story? Røkke has dec...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Erie and Lafayette may soon require oil and gas operators to map their pipelines throughout the cities, officials say, signaling the potential for heightened local control months after similar legislation fell along party lines at the state Capitol. Such measures — and similar legislation aimed at ...
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