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Shared from the 10/15/2019 The Denver Post eEdition     By Agnieszka De Sousa Bloomberg News The world loses about $400 billion of food before it even gets delivered to stores, according to the United Nations. Some 14% of all food produced is lost annually, with central and southern A...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Shared from the 10/13/2019 The Denver Post eEdition   By Matt O’Brien The Associated Press Employee activism and outside pressure have pushed big tech companies like Amazon, Microsoft and Google into promising to slash their carbon emissions. But there’s another thing these tech giants aren’...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 10/13/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Cathy Bussewitz 
The Associated Press NEW YORK» Climate change has led to deadlier wildfire seasons in the American West and more severe hurricanes and storms barreling up the Southern and Eastern coasts. The dramatic weather frequently k...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Shared from the 10/13/2019 The Denver Post eEdition   By The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, CALIF.» Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday signed a law intended to counter Trump administration plans to increase oil and gas production on protected public land. The measure bars any California leasing au...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
By Sam Tabachnik
The Denver Post As Greta Thunberg walked on stage to cap Friday’s climate strike in downtown Denver, the kids and adults in the crowd buzzed with excitement, craning their necks to see the 16-year-old Swede who battles the American president on Twitter and is inspiring a generation...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 10/14/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Noah Smith
 Bloomberg Opinion More people are coming around to the idea that climate change is really bad news. A recent Washington Post poll found that 38% of Americans now consider climate change a crisis, with another 38% calling it a major...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
AUDUBON , When we were putting the finishing touches on this issue, Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas as a deadly category 5 storm—one of the strongest and longest-lasting hurricanes on record in the Atlantic. It then raked the U.S. shoreline from Florida to North Carolina, sending coastal p...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
PG&E Cuts Power to 500,000 in California: Live Updates Pacific Gas & Electric, the largest utility in the state, could cut electricity to 800,000 customers by day’s end as a precaution against sparking wildfires.   Thomas Fuller By Thomas Fuller RIGHT NOWAbout 500,000 customers are...
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Posted by on in Green Products/Services
Recently I wrote about how consumers were moving to use their buying power to buy sustainably produced products and support companies serious about their own practices.  Lego today announced it was doing a free return of their plastic toys to reduce the products landing in landfills. Good for t...
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Posted by on in Green Products/Services
  Shared from the 10/8/2019 The Denver Post eEdition THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS The move, which appears crafted to resonate with younger, more environmentally aware consumers, will require a “fundamental rethink” in the company’s packaging policies, said CEO Alan Jope. Unilever aims to achieve t...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Shared from the 10/4/2019 The Denver Post eEdition PACIFICORP   By Mead Gruver The Associated Press CHEYENNE» A major Western utility said Thursday it plans to speed up its move away from coal-fired power and get more juice from the sun and wind. Citing financial incentives, Port...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
IOWA CITY, Iowa – The adults are still failing kids, Greta Thunberg told thousands of Iowans Friday. "We teenagers and children shouldn't have to take the responsibility." the teenage climate activists said. "But right now the world leaders keep acting like children, and somebody needs to...
Climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks during the
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Posted by on in Forestry
By  Terrence McCoy  Oct. 2, 2019 at 10:18 a.m. PDT RIO DE JANEIRO — The number of fires in the Amazon rainforest dropped significantly in September, a month when fires typically increase, Brazil’s satellite research agency reported. The number of fires since the beginning...
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Posted by on in Transportation
A global “flight shaming” movement is making people rethink flying, which could hit the industry hard, according to a new report. Climate activists such as Greta Thunberg inspiring people to refuse travelling on planes — a new phenomenon dubbed “flight shaming” — has been linked to a slowdown in th...
The growth of air travel could be half of what is expected due to ‘flight shaming’.
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Posted by on in Climate Change
The general consensus among scientists is that that carbon emissions must be reduced by 80% by 2050 to avoid temperature rise of more than 2°C. While offset programs, like SeaGrass Grow, are great for making up for what you can’t reduce, minimizing the carbon emissions you’re responsible for creatin...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 September 25, 2019 – This morning in the Principality of Monaco, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC). The report scrutinizes current scientific understandings of the ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 9/29/2019 The Denver Post eEdition The Open Forum   Letters to the Editor Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks Wednesday in New York. She traveled to the U.S. on a sailboat to avoid carbon emissions as she pushed for the world to combat climate change. Mary Altaff...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Shared from the 9/29/2019 The Denver Post eEdition MONTANA By Matthew Brown
The Associated Press BILLINGS, MONT.» A conservation group trying to create the largest nature reserve in the Lower 48 states said Tuesday it was scaling back its request to expand bison grazing in Montana, following ...
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Posted by on in Human Health
  Did you know that September 26 is World Environmental Health Day? Since 2011, this day has served to raise awareness of the environmental issues that most impact public health. This year’s theme, climate change challenges, time for global environmental health to act in unison, could hardly ...
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