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Why ‘Clean Coal’ is an Oxymoron

Clean coal? Really? That's like saying healthy cigarettes. Or hot ice. Or soothing poke-in-the-eye. What do you think of when you hear the term "clean coal?" Possibly, it's cleaner than it was. …

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How is Climate Change Impacting Your Community?

Climate listening… can you hear me now? Are you experiencing climate change impact in your community? And in what ways are folks rallying to adapt and meet the challenges caused by climate disrupti…

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12 Wacky Weather Facts: From Moonbows to Blood Rain

With our warming climate, weird weather is making headlines nearly monthly - abominable snowstorms, crippling heat waves and  flash flood of biblical proportions. But weird weather has been around lon…

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Mama Earth Has A Nasty Fever And It Is Our Fault

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its final report this week and the prognosis for the patient - Mama Earth - is not good. The report explains quite straightforward…

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Half the World’s Animals Have Disappeared Since 1970

A disturbing new report from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) shows that more than half of the world's animals have disappeared in the last 40 years. From lions, tigers and elephants to flamingoes and doves …

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7 Ways Energy Efficiency Affects National Security

When it comes to national security, boosting energy efficiency usually isn't among the first solutions proposed. But it should be. Whether electricity, natural gas, or gasoline, the American econom…

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What to Look For When You Make the Switch to LEDs

Does this sound like you? You finally decided to try one of those "new fangled" energy-saving LED light bulbs – only to find that the light it emitted was not adequate, didn’t produce light in the rig…

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If You Love Whales, Fight for a Silent Ocean

It's time to end the cruel slaughter of whales and leave these magnificent creatures alone. ~ Paul McCartney Living in coastal New England has its perks—Cape Cod day trips, fishing your own lobster…

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10 Ways You Can Burn Less Coal Today

You may not realize it, but you're probably burning coal - a lot of it it. Even if you don't have a coal burning furnace at home, you're consuming coal when you turn on your lights, power up your comp…

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Top 4 Facts About the People’s Climate March

What's the People's Climate March? How do I get there? The World Health Organization convened its first ever conference on Climate Change and Health in Geneva, Switzerland August 27-29th, 2014. …

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