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Tobacco - Zimbabwe's Forests Are Going Up in Smoke
Environment  (tags: economic boom, deforestation, overdevelopment, tobacco, poverty vs. progressdevastation of the l, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, world, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
In Zimbabwe, 15 % of its natural forest has been burnt down as farmers free more land to plant tobacco. On current trends, the country will be a desert in just 35 years from now.
TEPCO Using Secondhand Tanks to Store Radioactively Contaminated Water
Business  (tags: money, environment, energy, TEPCO, Fukushima, corporate, dishonesty )

Naoko
- 1 day ago - mainichi.jp
Roughly 20 or more of the water tanks holding radioactively contaminated water at the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant are secondhand, it has been learned -- a fact that plant owner Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) had not previously disclosed.
AUSTRALIA: Coal Terminals, Dredging Putting Great Barrier Reef at Risk, Senate Inquiry Told
Environment  (tags: world, Australia, pollution, protection, mining interests, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy )

Cal
- 2 days ago - abc.net.au
The fast-tracking of coal terminals and dredging along Queensland's coast was endangering the health of vital marine ecosystems, a conservation group has told a Senate inquiry.
Renewables Account For More Than Half of 2014′s New U.S. Energy Capacity
Green Lifestyle  (tags: alternative energy, us, usa, greenliving, green, environment, energy, coolstuff, conservation, eco-friendly, interesting, Sustainabililty )

Cal
- 3 days ago - ecowatch.com
According to the latest Energy Infrastructure Update from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, solar and wind energy constituted more than half of the new generating capacity in the country for the first half of 2014.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up to Big Oil: Refinery Towns Need A Sheriff
Environment  (tags: pollution, energy, Big Oil, need for regulation, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, healthconditions, protection, science, nature )

Cal
- 3 days ago - earthjustice.org
Millions of people live in the shadow of oil refineries and are forced to breathe air that sickens and kills--especially our vulnerable children.
GOOD NEWS! EPA Blocks Huge Alaska Mine Project With Environmental Restrictions
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, EPA, government, GoodNews, green, protection, nature, conservation, energy, pollution, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theguardian.com
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a set of restrictions that will in effect prevent the development of a controversial copper and gold mine in Alaska which many said would have been disastrous for the state's largest salmon fishery.
Teaching About Using the Sun to Create Power.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, globalwarming, environment, eco-friendly, CO2emissions, world )

James
- 3 days ago - greenenergyconstinvest.blogspot.com
Free exhibit teaches about solar energy The University of Tennessee's new solar farm exhibit helps teach about using the sun to create power.
Liberia - Communities Join to Fight to Palm Oil Land Grab
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Liberia, deforeation, people power, indigenous rights, environment, ecosystems, environment, destruction, healthconditions, world, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy, conservation, politics, protection )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theecologist.org
Liberia's Jogbahn Clan is at the forefront of efforts to resist the grab of Indigenous Peoples' land and forests for palm oil plantations.
U.S. Ranks Near Bottom Globally in Energy Efficiency
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Sustainabililty, energy, USA, Germany, Energy Efficiency )

Naoko
- 4 days ago - ipsnews.net
A new ranking has lauded Germany for its energy efficiency, while condemning the United States for lagging near the bottom.
Australia Becomes First Developed Nation to Repeal Carbon Tax
Business  (tags: money, tax, carbon tax, Australia, business, corruption, environment, climate change, politics, economy, energy, government )

Michael
- 5 days ago - online.wsj.com
CANBERRA, Australia--After almost a decade of heated political debate, Australia has become the world's first developed nation to repeal carbon laws that put a price on greenhouse-gas emissions.
U.S. Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil
Environment  (tags: tar sands oil, US, EU, dirty energy diplomacy, environment, ecosystems, energy, conservation, government )

Cal
- 6 days ago - ipsnews.net
Newly publicised internal documents suggest that U.S. negotiators are working to permanently block a landmark regulatory proposal in the European Union aimed at addressing climate change, and instead to force European countries to import particularly dirt
Helsinki's Ambitious Plan to Make Car Ownership Pointless in 10 Years
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, green, greenliving, cars, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, CO2emissions, Helsinki, Finland, energy, conservation )

Michael
- 7 days ago - theguardian.com
Finland's capital hopes a 'mobility on demand' system that integrates all forms of shared and public transport in a single payment network could essentially render private cars obsolete.
In North Dakota's Oil Bonanza, Natural Gas Goes Up in Flames
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, destruction, ecosystems, protection, healthconditions, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 7 days ago - latimes.com
The rapid escalation of energy production in shale formations across the U.S. has produced a bonanza of oil, but it has left many states scrambling to handle the natural gas that often flows in large volumes along with the crude.
Stop Practice of Intentionally Harming Environmental Activists --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Environment  (tags: USA, rolling coal, destruction, energy, environment, health conditions, humans, pollution )

Lynn
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
There is a new hobby for anti-environmentalists involving the intentional emission of blankets of soot on pedestrians and other cars. These protesters need to be stopped from harming the environment, and more importantly innocent people.
 

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