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Posted by on in Earth Violators
The Trump administration has acted to repeal or weaken at least 100 environmental regulations over the past four years, including a number of Obama-era climate policies that Mr. Trump has said stifle businesses. The rollbacks include: Fuel-economy standards: The Trump administration ...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
Shared from the 9/15/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   Colorado has joined a coalition of states and cities in a lawsuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s rolling back of a federal rule intended to limit emissions of methane and other pollutants from new oil and gas operations. ...
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Posted by on in MyBlog
Shared from the 9/15/2020 The Denver Post eEdition Trump spurs science on wildfires, climate By Jonathan Lemire, Aamer Madhani, Will Weissert and Ellen Knickmeyer The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, CALIF.» With the smell of California wildfires in the air, President Donald Trump on Mon...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
CLIMATE CHANGE Shared from the 9/15/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Hiroko Tabuchi © The New York Times Co. Last summer, oil and gas-industry groups were lobbying to overturn federal rules on leaks of natural gas, a major contributor to climate change. Their message: The companies h...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
Shared from the 9/17/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Farhad Manjoo 
© The New York Times Co. Among the few remaining advantages that Americans can claim over other countries is the relative cleanliness of our air. Air pollution is a leading risk factor for early death; it is linked to an...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
With 82% of fish being removed faster than they can repopulate and climate change and acidification reducing the oceans' ability to absorb carbon, a crucial planetary life support system is in crisis. In the September issue of The Ethical Corporation magazine, we do a deep dive into oceans, and asse...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Shared from the 9/16/2020 The Denver Post eEdition  A decade-long global effort to save Earth’s disappearing species and declining ecosystems has mostly stumbled, with fragile habitats such as coral reefs and tropical forests in more trouble than ever, researchers said in a report Tuesday. In...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
AUGUST 19, 2020 | 1:30 PM From its extraction and production to its management as a waste product, plastic generates planet-warming emissions at every step of its lifecycle. KEY TAKEAWAYS:
 If plastic use were a country, it’d be the fifth largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world. Extract...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Shared from the 9/11/2020 The Denver Post eEdition KILLINGS OVER BORDER IN WYOMING  Bruce Finley
The Denver Post With Colorado voters set to decide whether to order a re-introduction of wolves, wildlife officials using cameras and “howl surveys” say they’ve regularly detected multiple wolves ...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Shared from the 9/6/2020 The Denver Post eEdition ALLEGED INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE, DRUG TRAFFICKERS By Aimee Ortiz
© The New York Times Co. Shark fin soup, considered a delicacy in some countries, has long fueled demand for illegally harvested fins. But federal authorities in Georgia announced...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 9/10/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Seth Borenstein
The Associated Press A record amount of California is burning, spurred by a nearly 20-year mega-drought. To the north, parts of Oregon that don’t usually catch fire are in flames. Meanwhile, the Atlantic’s 16th and 17th nam...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 9/10/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   The world is getting closer to passing a temperature limit set by global leaders five years ago and may exceed it in the next decade or so, according to a new United Nations report. In the next five years, the world has nearly a 1-in-4 cha...
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Shared from the 9/10/2020 The Denver Post eEdition CLIMATE AND DISASTERS By Seth Borenstein
The Associated Press A record amount of California is burning, spurred by a nearly 20-year mega-drought. To the north, parts of Oregon that don’t usually catch fire are in flames. Meanwhile, the Atlantic’...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Shared from the 9/8/2020 The Denver Post eEdition     By Todd Wilkinson
Writers on the Range  Mark DeOpsomer of Bozeman, Montana, is a backpacker with lots of miles on his soles. For almost four decades he’s gone to the remotest corners of the Northern Rockies. On a recent trek 24 m...
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Posted by on in General Environment
Shared from the 9/6/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Veronica Penney
© The New York Times Co. Ka Young Lee, The New York Times If you take an airplane trip, can you make up for the planet-warming emissions from that flight by doing things like driving less and turning off the lights in your house...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
Shared from the 9/6/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Livia Albeck-Ripka
© The New York Times Co. CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA»Diving beneath the ocean’s surface, Russell Hosp swam toward the limestone bed of the Great Barrier Reef, where he reattached bits of blue stag-horn coral. With tourists gone, he was...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Shared from the 9/6/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Judith Kohler Smoke from the Pine Gulch Fire fills the air around oil and gas development in the Roan Plateau on Aug. 24 in Grand Junction. The two major party contenders for president have very different views on the direction the U.S. shou...
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Posted by on in Water Conservation
Shared from the 9/6/2020 The Denver Post eEdition Aurora and Colorado Springs take the first steps to build $500 million dam, reservoir near Holy Cross Wilderness By Bruce Finley The Denver Post HOMESTAKE CREEK»A hundred miles from Colorado’s Front Range house-building boom, field scientist D...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
    Shared from the 9/4/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Stephen Whyno
The Associated Press EDMONTON, ALBERTA »The NHL on Thursday unveiled a series of anti-racism initiatives more than eight months after Akim Aliu brought the topic to the forefront in the predominantly white s...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
By Eduardo Duwe, Marcia Reverdosa and Rodrigo Pedroso, CNN Updated 0145 GMT (0945 HKT) August 19, 2020 Sao Paulo, Brazil (CNN)A Brazilian sanctuary, home to 15% of the world's population of blue macaws, has been consumed by fires -- and there are fears for the well-being of the rare birds. "It is ...
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