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Keystone XL Pipeline Impact… Worse Than Predicted

If the controversial northern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline is approved and built, the resulting amount of carbon emitted into earth's atmosphere could be up to four times greater than the U.S. St…

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3 WTF Environmental Stories–Just in Time for Earth Day!

With Earth Day right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to summarize a few of the latest (excuse my language) WTF environmental stories I stumbled upon this week. But don't worry---it's n…

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Top 10 Apps For Climate Activists

The world population is at 7 billion and itís predicted that by the end of this year there will be†one smartphone for every five people in the world. Thatís a lot of phones and a lot of information li…

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God Is Green: My Religion And The Environment

Over the years, science has become more and more open to interpretation, and this means heated debates over what should be a simple fact: the Earthís climate is changing.†As if the debates between the…

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5 Ways To Develop Your Climate Literacy

By†Abbie Walston As I head back to school and†prepare to teach my students all about environmental topics, including atmospheric pollution and climate change, Iím reflecting on the importance of cl…

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Addressing Our Looming Climate Bankruptcy

By Frank Lowenstein and Evan Girvetz, The Nature Conservancy The economic crash of 2008 motivated many of us to pay closer attention to our finances, and we are beginning to see the benefits: Ameri…

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Sinking Britain

The British Coastlines are threatened by erosion by the North Sea, with the nation debating what they can do to hold back the rising tide in their ever-shrinking island. Tilting geology and rising sea…

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Returning Farmland to Nature in Minnesota

Dale Aden is a third-generation farmer in the Midwestern US state of Minnesota. For years, he watched the Okabena Creek flood and destroy his crops and farmland. After the losses took their toll, Aden…

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New Tree-Growing Device Inspired By Bird Poop

A company out of Holland recently used bird poop as the inspiration for a new device designed to grow trees in eroded, arid and rocky environments. Some of the most efficient and successful technol…

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Root for the Trees

By Brian Merchant, Planet Green When was a last time you stopped to give thanks to a tree? They do, after all, purify the air, provide shade, induce evapotranspiration, reduce stormwater runoff, co…

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