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Shared from the 10/22/2019 The Denver Post eEdition MOST PLASTIC ENDS UP DISCARDED AS WASTE Joe Deaux and Yvonne Yue Li
Bloomberg News The University of Colorado’s Folsom Field and The Pepsi Center have switched to aluminum cups. David X Tejada, Provided by Ball Corp. Ball production te...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
By Cathy Bussewitz
The Associated Press NEW YORK» New York’s attorney general is accusing Exxon Mobil of lying to investors about how profitable the company will remain as governments impose stricter regulations to combat global warming. The lawsuit, which is set to go to trial Tuesday, claims the...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Climate We can't merely cut emissions to preserve a livable planet. We'll have to invent technologies to take back the carbon we've already released. By Jon Gertner Fall 2019 When one grasps the full implications of climate change, there comes a measure of grief. I first recognized ...
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Posted by on in Animals
  Shared from the 10/19/2019 The Denver Post eEdition GARDENING Bird populations are crashing, but we can mitigate the losses By Adrian Higgins The Washington Post The arrival of crisp fall weather has gardeners thinking about the winter, a period of retreat in the garden but not of death...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
EDMONTON, ALBERTA » Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg stayed away from any direct criticism of Alberta’s oil sands as the teenager took her message to the oil-rich Canadian province. The 16-year-old told thousands of people in front of the provincial legislature in Edmonton on Friday tha...
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Posted by on in Food
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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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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  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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