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Rick Piltz

Rick Piltz, Founder and Director of Climate Science Watch (via CSW)

“If we lived in a state where virtue was profitable, common sense would make us saintly. But since we see that abhorrence, anger, pride, and stupidity commonly profit far beyond charity, modesty, justice, and thought, perhaps we must Continue →

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In this Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 photo, a runner, wearing a mask to protect herself from pollutants, looks at her smartphone as she and others jog past Chang'an Avenue near Tiananmen Square shrouded in haze at the start of 2014 Beijing International Marathon in Beijing, China Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

In this Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 photo, a runner, wearing a mask to protect herself from pollutants, looks at her smartphone as she and others jog past Chang’an Avenue near Tiananmen Square shrouded in haze at the start of 2014 Beijing International Marathon in Beijing, China Sunday, Oct. Continue →

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Rick Scott, Don Gaetz, Will Weatherford

CREDIT: AP Photo/Steve Cannon

Floridians travelled to the state capitol Monday to call on Gov. Rick Scott to make a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Florida.

State residents delivered a petition with 92,000 signatures to the governor’s office Monday morning in an attempt to urge Scott to take Continue →

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Earth Just Had Its Hottest September On Record

by Katie Valentine on October 20, 2014

Two paddle boarders cool off in the water during the ongoing Southern California heat wave, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Two paddle boarders cool off in the water during the ongoing Southern California heat wave, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Huntington Beach, Calif.

CREDIT: AP PHOTO/ CHRIS CARLSON

Last month was the warmest September the globe has experienced since record-keeping began in 1880, according to the National Oceanic and Continue →

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Piping tar sands oil hundreds of miles, and leading the corporate energy world in climate change mitigation, can apparently go hand-in-hand according to a new report. The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a U.K.-based nonprofit working with companies to report their greenhouse gas emissions, has included Alberta, Canada-based Continue →

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Northern White Rhino cows Najin & Fatu at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy.

Northern White Rhino cows Najin & Fatu at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy.

CREDIT: Courtesy of African Wildlife Defence Force

A 34-year-old male northern white rhino has died in a wildlife conservancy in Kenya, leaving on six northern white rhinos left in the world. Suni, one of four northern Continue →

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The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact has uploaded a video animation explaining the principle of “Free prior and informed consent” or how communities should have the right to decide for the development of their lands.

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This Sept. 18, 2008 file photo shows a mountaintop removal mining site at Kayford Mountain, W.Va.

This Sept. 18, 2008 file photo shows a mountaintop removal mining site at Kayford Mountain, W.Va.

CREDIT: AP Photo/Jeff Gentner, File

Mountaintop removal mining destroys forest ecosystems and clogs streams with often toxic mining waste. And according to a new study, it also increases a person’s risk of Continue →

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Algae is seen near the City of Toledo water intake crib in Lake Erie on Sunday, August 3, 2014.

Algae is seen near the City of Toledo water intake crib in Lake Erie on Sunday, August 3, 2014.

CREDIT: AP Photo / Haraz N. Ghanbari

Lake Erie is increasingly plagued by toxic algae blooms each summer, and a new study suggests how climate change and mussels, of all Continue →

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The Cantareira System, which supplies 7 million people with water, has reached record lows yesterday with 4,1% of its total capacity. Image by Flickr user Fernando Stankuns.

The Cantareira System, which supplies 7 million people with water, has reached record lows yesterday with 4.1 percent of its total capacity. Image by Flickr user Fernando Stankuns. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

The most populous state in Brazil, São Paulo, is going through its worst water crisis in decades. The summer season, Continue →

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CREDIT: flickr/ Lorenzo Ridi

On Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced $43 million for environmental projects on Native American grounds throughout the Southwest. According to EPA’s Regional Administrator for the Pacific Southwest Jared Blumenfeld, 44 tribes in California are in danger of running out of water. With tribes in Continue →

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Democratic challenger, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, left, and Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott, shake hands after participating in their second debate, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Davie, Fla.

Democratic challenger, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, left, and Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott, shake hands after participating in their second debate, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Davie, Fla.

CREDIT: AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, Pool

Florida Gov. Rick Scott skirted addressing climate change in his state’s gubernatorial debate Wednesday, after Continue →

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