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Senate Approves Keystone âEUR" and HereâEUR(TM)s Why That DoesnâEUR(TM)t Matter
Environment  (tags: politics, protection, environment, destruction, Keystone XL Pipeline, ecosystems, energy )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - grist.org
The U.S. Senate just voted 62 to 36 to pass a bill that would force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. All Republicans voted for it, and nine Democrats joined in, making for enough votes to overcome the potential threat of a filibuster.
Don't Rubber Stamp the Tar Sands
Environment  (tags: tar sands, canada, pipeline, climate-change, energy, climatechange, humans )

Lone
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
PETITION: Without considering climate change and listening to peopleâEUR(TM)s voices, any review of Energy East will be incomplete and illegitimate.
Obama Seeks to Put Alaska Refuge Off-Limits to Drilling
Environment  (tags: obama, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, habitat, wildlife, energy )

Cal
- 3 days ago - usatoday.com
President Obama plans to ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres of Alaska's wildlife refuge as a protected wilderness area, seeking to block oil and gas production.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With The Lummi Nation Against Coal Export
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, fishing rights, planned development, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, protection, pollution, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat, water )

Cal
- 4 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
The Lummi Nation of the Pacific northwest began the New Year by formally requesting that the US Army Corps of Engineers deny a permit to build North AmericaâEUR(TM)s largest coal export terminal on the shores of Puget Sound, one of America's important water
Wood Pellets: Green Energy or New Source of CO2 Emissions?
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, ecosystems, wood pellets as fuel, energy, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 6 days ago - e360.yale.edu
in the U.S., where pellet facilities are rapidly being built, concerns are growing about logging and the carbon released by the combustion of wood biomass
Stop the Dangerous Jordan Cove LNG Project
Environment  (tags: fossil fuel infrastructure, pipeline, forests, rivers, wetlands, conservation, energy, habitatdestruction, humans, politics, pollution, protection, wildlife )

Sara
- 6 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Multinational energy interests have plans for a massive fossil fuel infrastructure project called Jordan Cove to send fracked gas from Canada and the Rockies through Southern Oregon to the north spit of Coos Bay to export ships bound for Asia.
Thai Communities Poisoned By Illegal Lead Mine Waste
Environment  (tags: law, environment, destruction, mining interets, corruption, ecosystems, healthconditions, pollution, protection, healthconditions, humans, world, government, energy, politics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theecologist.org
For 16 years the Thai government has ignored the plight of a community where toxic lead mine waste is causing severe chronic poisoning
Sundarbans Still Reeling From Effects of December Oil Spill
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, healthconditions, oil spill, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy, wildlife )

Cal
- 8 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Last month, an estimated 350,000 liters of fuel oil spilled into the Sundarbans delta on the Bay of Bengal.
Coal Casts Cloud Over Germany's Energy Revolution
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, protection, environment, coal burning plants, destruction, ecosystems, energy, healthconditions, politics, nature )

Cal
- 9 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Germany cut emissions and boosted renewables last year, but critics say CO2 reduction targets can't be met unless it closes coal-burning power stations.
Oil Spills in Montana's Yellowstone River After Pipeline Leak
Environment  (tags: oil spill, pollution, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, energy, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 10 days ago - reuters.com
Bridger Pipeline LLC said on Monday it has shut the 42,000 barrel per day Poplar pipeline system after a weekend breach that sent as much as 1,200 barrels of crude oil into the Yellowstone River near Glendive, Montana.
Human Activity Has Pushed Earth Beyond Four of Nine 'Planetary Boundaries', Scientists Warn
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, globalwarming, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, research, science, Sustainab )

Ben
- 13 days ago - smh.com.au
Humanity is disrupting the health of the earth and the future is grim unless changes are made to stabilise climate, biodiversity and fertiliser distribution says lead researcher ANU Professor Will Steffen.
Ban Fracking in Scotland
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, energy, forests, government, green, habitat, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, trees, water, weather, wildlife, world )

James
- 15 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please hit the link, sign and share. We need your voice and for you to take a stand, this isn't just Scotland its all over and we need to stand against it and push them back. Please stand with me. Ban Fracking. I thank you for your time.
Tell U.S. Leaders: Our Forests Aren't Fuel!
Environment  (tags: energy, animals, conservation, destruction, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, wildlife )

Sara
- 16 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
The EPA wants to let our forests be burned as "renewable energy" in power plants. Burning trees to produce electricity is disastrous, harming our health, environment, climate, and quality of life.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Praise Obama for Expecting to Veto Keystone XL Pipeline Bill
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, expected OBama veto, environment, destruction, ecosystems, GoodNews, government, green, protection, wildlife, energy )

Cal
- 17 days ago - forcechange.com
Applaud decision to veto a bill that would authorize construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline
How Much Fracking Is Happening in the Gulf of Mexico?
Environment  (tags: frackingk frack is whack, offshore fracking, fredom of information, fracking chemicals, energy companies, law, environment, ecosystems, destruction, pollution, protection, oceans, politics, energy, water )

Cal
- 18 days ago - grist.org
We don't know nearly enough about the fracking that's already going on in the U.S. -- that's the point of two lawsuits filed this past week by environmental advocates against the federal government.
 

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