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spill is threatening the water supply in Mexico's 3rd largest city.
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: On Climate, a Younger Bush’s Ideas Stray From Party Ideology
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In Va, green groups denounce gov's support for "Dominion’s massive Atlantic Coast fracked gas pipeline project."
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EPA staff recommends dramatically lowering acceptable level for ozone (smog) pollution.The 597-page proposal:
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Canada's budget cuts to enviro programs: "All of the staff are affected by the fact that there is no
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security should have more weight in low carbon scenarios
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: 40% of shale resources in places facing high to extremely high water stress/arid conditions.
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Under Putin's gaze, construction starts on huge pipeline, will ship $400B worth of Russian gas to China in 3 decades
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According to WaPo, this summer's heat has been pretty much normal… especially if you are under thirty.
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look like today?
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“It’s not a dead
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talks about being on Mauna Loa
and the inspiration for her latest feature story http://… -
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MetroNorth will be running discounted round trips from New Haven to NYC for the climate march. Details here.
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From Seoul to Mexico City, pressure mounts to ease U.S. oil export ban.
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industry's rising carbon footprint projected to wipe out reductions elsewhere in Canada's economy. More:
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If there were 100,000 climate marchers in NY for every big shot who refuses to go to the UN summit, who would win?
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Reuters on the UN's imaginary weather reports: "climate hell in 2050"
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Canadian ad blitz promotes Keystone but fails to tell the whole story about oil sands industry
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WMO kicks off this video vision of TV weather reports from the future. No sign of TV getting any better.
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I get the news I need on the (make-believe) weather reports from 2050.
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Brazilian State Blazes Path To Sustainability in Amazonia
Amazon Logging Town Struggles Amid Tough Crackdown on Deforestation
In the Amazon, Where 'Only Outsiders Like Going into the Forest'
Prosecutor Takes on Beef Industry to Put Brakes on Deforestation in the Amazon
Farmers in the Amazon: 'We Are the Real Stewards of the Land'
Global Climate Inaction Will Mean Economic Turmoil for South Asia, Warns Bank
With Wind Energy Prices at All-Time Lows, DOE Is Cautiously Optimistic
MIT Study: Climate Talks on Path to Fall Far Short of Goals
Obama Action Group Joins Fight Against Christie's Climate Pact Exit
IMF's Blunt Message to Nations: Raise Fossil-Fuel Taxes to Fight Climate Change
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Criminal Charges in Fracking Waste Case
Interactive Map: Your City on Global Warming
Awash in Oil Money, North Dakota Is Transformed
'Saltwater' From Spill: Not What's in the Ocean
Rare Effort: Scientist to Test Water Before Fracking Soars
IMF: Countries Must Raise Fossil-Fuel Taxes
U.S. Ranks Near Bottom on Energy Efficiency
Judge Throws Out Texas Family's Fracking Case
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EPA Report: U.S. Govn't Needs to Strengthen Smog Rules
White House Reviews Federal-Land Fracking Rules
California Lawmakers OK New Water Plan
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September 2, 2014
Utah Commission Rejects Proposed Fee for Solar Homes
(Salt Lake Tribune)
Austin, Texas Passes a New Law Making Solar a 'Default' Generation Resource
Solar Company Seeks Stiff U.S. Tariffs to Deter Chinese Spying
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Koch Brothers' Political Activism Protects Their 50-Year Stake in Canadian Heavy Oils
Koch Subsidiary Told Regulators It Has 'Direct and Substantial Interest' in Keystone XL
Keystone Pipeline Will Diminish Energy Security, Prominent Canadian Says
A clean economy is a segment of an economic system in which supply chains are transformed to meet demand for low-carbon energy technologies. It's based on the idea that shifting...
Tar Sands/Oil Sands
The oil industry is hoping to shift the geopolitical center of global oil production to Canada’s boreal forests, home of vast deposits of oil sands, also called tar sands....
The scientific community is certain with near unanimity that man-made global warming is disrupting Earth’s climate and that remedies are urgently needed. But public opinion and...
Natural Gas and Fracking
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a drilling process that injects millions of gallons of water, sand and undisclosed chemicals at high pressure into horizontal wells to crack...
There are two basic flavors to choose from – photovoltaic and concentrating solar thermal. The second might guzzle large amounts of water and disturb desert ecosystems, but mega-...
Coal and Carbon Capture & Storage
“Clean” coal was the biggest financial winner in the House climate bill of 2009 that died in the Senate. The law would have financed the big upfront costs to capture and bury...
Ever since a 2007 Supreme Court ruling, the EPA has been obliged to apply the Clean Air Act to greenhouse gases. After a long, methodical, and transparent agency process, EPA’s...
There is talk of a nuclear renaissance across the political spectrum, and tens of billions of dollars in new federal money to kick start it. But critics worry the expensive...
Is wind reliable enough to be a source of base load power? Maybe not on land (yet), but offshore in the Great Lakes and the Atlantic where the blow is constant, it’s a clean...
Water and Oceans
The capacity of the seas to absorb carbon has reached a limit, and acidification is threatening the ocean food chain. Fresh water sources, too, are under great pressure from...
Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining
The practice of blowing the tops off of mountains to get at coal deposits underneath -- know as mountaintop removal mining or MTR -- has grown almost without restriction until the...
Global Climate Treaty
More than 100 heads of state went to frigid Copenhagen in December 2009 and failed to deliver a global deal. The scene this year shifts to sunny Cancun, and most of them are...
For almost two decades now, Congress has found it impossible to pass comprehensive climate legislation. It came close in the last session, but the Senate let a House bill die...
The dependence of the US economy on Chinese goods and credit makes negotiations over greenhouse gases with the world’s #1 emitter a tough conversation. Not to mention the great...
All eyes are on next-generation biofuels, now that the sheen is off corn ethanol. Still there’s an enormous government mandate for the alternative fuel whose environmental...
Young people especially, disillusioned by the failure of established institutions to act on climate change, are taking to the streets in growing numbers. They are the reluctant...
Low Carbon Fuels
California, followed by 11 Northeastern states, is leading the way toward low carbon fuel standards. Over time, the incentive system will mean more electric vehicles, advanced...
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