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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Alaskan Wildlife From a Mining Disaster - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, EPA, animals, pollution, energy, humans, wildlife )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - forcechange.com
Tell EPA to prevent a mining catastrophe in Alaska
Fracked Off - Natural Gas Victims Flee Colorado's Toxic Air
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, fracking, frack is whack, healthconditions, protection, energy, habitatdestruction, habitat, pollution, politics, nature, government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
Lives and health are being ruined by pollution from taxpayer-subsidized gas wells, flaring and refining plants, while property values collapse.
OP-ED: Why Coal Is (Still) Worse Than Fracking and Cow Burps
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, energy, research )

Cal
- 1 day ago - motherjones.com
Geoscientist Raymond Pierrehumbert argues that carbon dioxide is always worse than shorter-lived pollutants like methane.
More Trouble With Tar Sands: Oil Extraction Leading to Big Forest Loss in Alberta
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, tar sands, deforestation, boreal forests, conservation, habitatdestruction, habitat, pollution, nature, humans, government, energy )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Bitumen extraction itself is land, energy and water intensive. Extracting useful petroleum products from these deposits requires a huge amount of energy input and processing relative to other energy sources, including other oil sources
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand No Dumping of Nuclear Waste on Lands Belonging to Indigenous Australians
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, government, indigenous rights, dumping nuclear waste, Australia, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, energy )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Australian Government has been attempting to dump radioactive waste on lands belonging to Indigenous Australians.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Coastline From Offshore Drilling - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, conservation, drilling proposal, humans, nature, pollution, protection, water, oceans, politics, wildlife, ecosystems )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
After a massive oil spill along the California coastline in 1969, California began implementing protections from offshore drilling--Unfortunately, a loophole in the Coastal Sanctuary Act allows new offshore drilling in Tranquillion Ridge, a section of the
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA You Support Strong Limits on Carbon Emissions From Power Plants
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, EPA, ecosystems, healthconditions, pollution, protection, energy )

Cal
- 4 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
The EPA has issued new rules on limiting carbon emissions from existing power plants in the US, and they are now accepting comments from the public.
Earthquake Risk Makes California's Diablo Canyon a Fukushima in Waiting
Environment  (tags: nuclear plant safety, Diablo Canyon, earthquake danger, report, science, research, healthconditions, protection, humans, politics, energy, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 4 days ago - theecologist.org
A newly-exposed report by Diablo Canyon's lead nuclear inspector shows that the twin reactors are unsafe,
Keystone XL - Who Needs It? We Got a Railroad!
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, rail transportof tar sands bitumen, tar sands, oil inducstry, politics, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy )

Cal
- 7 days ago - theecologist.org
If you're a tar sands industry executive, this is your light-bulb moment: Who needs the Keystone XL headache when you can bypass the controversy entirely using existing rail lines?
Hard Facts About Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, pollution, healthconditions, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, energy )

Cal
- 7 days ago - onearth.org
A new book evaluates whether natural gas is a 'transitional fuel' to a low-carbon future--or perhaps, more like a methadone addiction that's tearing apart rural communities.
Nuclear Power Stations Cause Childhood Leukemia - and Here's the Proof
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, protection, nuclear releases, leukemeia, science, data, nature, habitat, environment, ecosystems, energy, pollution )

Cal
- 8 days ago - theecologist.org
Combining data from four countries shows, with high statistical significance, that radioactive releases from nuclear plants are the cause of the excess leukemia cases.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the World's Most Prolific Wild Salmon Fishery
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, animals, Bristol Bay, ecosystems, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 9 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
A mining corporation wants to build a monstrous open pit copper/gold mine at the headwaters of Alaska's Bristol Bay - home to the largest and most productive wild salmon runs on Earth.
Satellite Map Shows Fracking Flares in Texas and North Dakota Equal to Greenhouse Emissions From 1.5 Million Cars
Environment  (tags: pollution, fracking, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 9 days ago - ecowatch.com
Earthworks, a nonprofit which works to protect communities from the impacts of mineral and fossil fuel extraction and promote sustainable energy development, has released a new report showing that the flaring of natural gas waste in just two shale plays,
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Protected Canyon From Oil Drilling - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, indigenous rights, destruction, environment, ecosystems, water, wildlife, pollution, politics, healthconditions, energy, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 13 days ago - forcechange.com
Chaco Canyon, New Mexico is an ancient and splendid site of Native American culture and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Unfortunately, oil and gas companies want to start fracking right outside the National Park, which could threaten the fragile ecosyste
 

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