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TAKE ACTION NOW! Expose the Truth About Dangerous Fracking Emissions - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, energy, pollution )

Cal
- 17 minutes ago - forcechange.com
Call on federal regulators to more accurately assess and address the amount of greenhouse gas emissions created by fracking drilling operations
After Widespread Deforestation, China Bans Commercial Logging in Northern Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, China, habitatdestruction, habitat, destruction, forests, energy, protection, politics, humans, ecosystems, environment, world, wildlife, healthconditions, nature, pollution, conservation )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Forestry authorities in China have stopped commercial logging in the nation's largest forest area, marking an end to more than a half-century of intensive deforestation...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Amazon From Another Big Oil Disaster!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, Amazon, Big Oil profits, ecosystems, energy, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, wildlife, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Jaime and his Achuar people are guardians of a spectacular land teeming with one-of-a-kind plants and animals. But Ecuador's president, Rafael Correa, is racing to sell off the Achuar's rainforest home and the neighboring Yasuni National Park to greedy in
Impact of Climate Change on Forest Growth
Environment  (tags: beetles, climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, politics, pollution, protection, research, science, Sustainabililty, trees )

Kit
- 17 hours ago - epa.gov
Warmer climates cause greater spread of pine beetles and leave forests more vulnerable to rapid spread of fires.
Fracking's Radwaste - Supervision Remains Inadequate
Environment  (tags: fracking, radia-active, fracking waste, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, animals, pollution, protection, healthconditions, government, energy, humans )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - theecologist.org
After over a decade of fracking, oversight of the industry's radioactive waste is still lacking, reports Sharon Kelly. Over half of the 280 billion gallons a year of radioactive waste water from fracking ends up in rivers and streams.
Let's Rename Earth Day
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, Earth Day, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 23 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
In 2008, I wrote a piece for Salon about renaming 'Earth' Day. It was supposed to be mostly humorous. Or mostly serious.
EPA Gives BP 'Get Out of Jail Free Card' on 4th Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Disaster
Environment  (tags: BP, BP oil disster, EPA, corruption, world, nature, ecosystems, government, environment, destruction, conservation, energy, wildlife, healthconditions )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
The EPA ruled that the corporation could start bidding on lucrative new oil leases in the Gulf of Mexico after having been suspended from doing any new business with the government ever since the accident.
Wisconsin Residents Blame Fracking for a Boom in Sand Mining Facilities
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, fracking, frack is whack, destruction, conservation, politics, energy )

Cal
- 3 days ago - cbsnews.com
In Wisconsin, residents are having an emotional debate over the fuel-drilling technique known as "fracking," in which a sand mixture is blasted underground to extract oil and gas from rock
IPCC Findings: Create 'Age of Renewables'... Or Pay Higher Price Later
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 3 days ago - commondreams.org
'The longer we wait, the costlier it will be': IPCC's latest climate assessment makes it perfectly clear that solutions to crisis exist, but political atrophy spells doom.
Dear Fossil Fuel Industry - It's Over
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, endangered, environment, forests, energy, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, oceans, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 4 days ago - commondreams.org
The climate panel, which brings together the world's top energy and climate experts, says that to prevent catastrophic climate change, energy systems around the world must be urgently and fundamentally transformed.
Universities Must End Financial Ties to Climate Denying Fossil-Fuel Giants - Now
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, endangered, ecosystems, energy, forests, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, pollution, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 4 days ago - alternet.org
Schools like Harvard exist to foster knowledge and understanding, yet they're investing in an industry that has systematically undermined that work.
Legal Logging Concessions Drive Illegal Logging in Peru, Threatening Forests and Indigenous People
Environment  (tags: trees, destruction, ecosystems, environment, illegal logging, world, protection, humans, government, politics, energy )

Cal
- 5 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Nearly 70 percent of "officially inspected" logging concessions in Peru have had their permits canceled or are under investigation for major breaches of forestry laws, finds a new study
Is Aru Safe? Indonesia Suspends Plan to Clear Half the Islands' Forests
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, forests, deforestation, world, humans, energy )

Cal
- 5 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A plan to clear half of Aru's forest cover for sugar cane has been suspended, but the island paradise is still not safe from large-scale deforestation
Alaska Native Communities Receive Technical Assistance for Local Clean Energy Development April 29, 2013 - 3:08pm
Environment  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, Good News, government, green building, investing, Sustainable Development, usa, world, water, wildlife, conservation, habitat, world )

Ruth
- 6 days ago - energy.gov
"The Denali Commission is an independent federal agency designed to provide critical utilities, infrastructure and economic support throughout Alaska. With the creation of the Denali Commission in 1998, Congress acknowledged the need for increased...."
 

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