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Chai addresses her audience with a picture from the smog-filled Northeastern city of Harbin in the background.

Chai addresses her audience with a picture from the smog-filled Northeastern city of Harbin in the background. Cropped screenshot from China's Haze: Under the Doom'.

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Science standards that treat climate change as fact are no longer banned in Wyoming, now that a bill reversing the state’s ban has been passed by the Continue →

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The Southern Company is not only polluting the environment with carbon and other dangerous emissions -- it

Written by Sue Sturgis. Crossposted with permission from Facing South, the online magazine of the Institute for Southern Studies.

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Starting in April, solar users across Arizona will be subject to an additional rate charge of about $50 per month. This new “demand charge” will be based Continue →

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Last week, the New York Times revealed that one of the few actively publishing researchers who don’t think humans cause global warming, Wei-Hock “Willie” Soon, secretly Continue →

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Oil and Water Don’t Mix – Except in Trinidad

by Janine Mendes-Franco on February 27, 2015

"Loading The Water Trucks in Montrose". Photo by Taran Rampersad, used under a CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 license.

“Loading The Water Trucks in Montrose”. Photo by Taran Rampersad, used under a CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 license.

Trinidad and Tobago's Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA), the public entity charged with Continue →

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Indigenous peoples protest in the National Congress in Brasília to prevent the voting of PEC215 bill. Photo by: Mídia Ninja, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Indigenous people protest in Brasilia against the passage of PEC 215 in December 2014. Their pressure made the vote to be canceled. Photo by: Mídia Ninja, CC BY-NC-SA)

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Net Neutrality: The People Win the Internet!

by Rachel Rye Butler on February 26, 2015

Today, thanks to amazing activism from people across the country, the people win the Internet!

This is truly a moment to celebrate because ALL THE CAT VIDEOS!!! a free and open Continue →

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Knocking down barriers to vote in Oregon

by Rachel Rye Butler on February 26, 2015

Unlike many states which are facing ALEC and Koch-tied attacks on voting rights– voter ID bills being a prime example of how special interests are working to disenfranchise Americans and Continue →

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Two Texas lawmakers have proposed a pair of bills that would prevent the state from funding programs which attempt to implement the ideas of Agenda 21, a Continue →

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Oil palm fruits in Jambi, Indonesia. Photo by Iddy Farmer for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). CC-BY-NC-SA 2.0

Oil palm fruits in Jambi, Indonesia. Photo by Iddy Farmer for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). CC-BY-NC-SA 2.0

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Whale shark (Butanding in Filipino). Photo from Facebook page of Roselle Pineda

Whale shark (Butanding in Filipino). Photo from Facebook page of Roselle Pineda

Social media tools are increasingly being used by scientists to identify and track wildlife species. Through open source Continue →

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If we stay on business-as-usual CO2 emissions, we will turn the normal climate of our southern neighbors into “severe drought.” Would it then be incumbent upon us to Continue →

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“The science that Willie Soon does is almost pointless.”

- NASA climate scientist Gavin Schmidt, to the New York Times

 

Recent revelations regarding Smithsonian scientist Willie Soon’s financing and coordination Continue →

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This Aug. 21, 2009, file photo shows an algae bloom in the reservoir behind Iron Gate Dam on the Klamath River near Hornbrook, Calif.

This Aug. 21, 2009, file photo shows an algae bloom in the reservoir behind Iron Gate Dam on the Klamath River near Hornbrook, Calif.

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The Abu Darweesh Mosque in Amman, Jordan.

The Abu Darweesh Mosque in Amman, Jordan.

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Unlike many of its Middle Eastern neighbors, Jordan is not blessed with copious oil and gas resources. In Continue →

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Shell Withdraws From Largest Tar Sands Project Yet

by Ari Phillips on February 25, 2015

Alberta tar sands, 2010.

Alberta tar sands, 2010.

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Keystone XL is not the only deciding factor in the future of tar sands extraction.

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Protesters opposing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline create a blockade in Richmond, Virginia Monday, February 24, 2015.

Protesters opposing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline create a blockade in Richmond, Virginia Monday, February 24, 2015.

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Ten people were arrested in Richmond, Virginia on Continue →

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BREAKING: Obama Vetoes KXL

by Annie Leonard on February 24, 2015

Wow — I have some big news. Moments ago, President Obama issued a presidential veto against Congress’ bill to force construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. In vetoing KXL, President Continue →

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Nature Beauty Moment – Juneau, Alaska (Video)

by Mitchell Wenkus on February 24, 2015

I want to go back to Alaska. The place is full of beauty. It still baffles me that you can see whales from the State Capital Building’s windows. I took Continue →

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Survey crews in boats look over tanker cars as workers remove damaged tanker cars along the tracks where several CSX tanker cars carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire along the James River near downtown Lynchburg, Va., Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Survey crews in boats look over tanker cars as workers remove damaged tanker cars along the tracks where several CSX tanker cars carrying crude oil derailed and caught Continue →

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