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Tell Secretary Kerry: Support Zero By 2050 PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, protection )

Anna
- 30 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
An exciting new idea to protect our planet from global warming is gathering steam. At the recent United Nations climate talks in Peru, negotiators agreed to consider ending virtually all fossil fuel use by 2050.
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
Guatemala's Indigenous People Fighting Back Against Exploitation By Multinational Mining Companies
Environment  (tags: activism, activists, environment, ecosystems, destruction, environment, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, pollution, healthconditions, energy )

Cal
- 19 days ago - alternet.org
In violation of international law, the Guatemalan government is seeking to issue mining permits without the consent of indigenous people.
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.
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.
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.
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
Tell the Senate to Vote NO on the Keystone XL Pipeline PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, energy, protection )

Anna
- 22 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Keystone XL pipeline would worsen climate change by expanding extraction of the dirtiest oil on the planet -- at a time when we should be spurring investments in clean energy and climate action.
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
Alberta Oil Sands Deposits Must Be Left in Ground to Avoid Catastrophic Warming: Study
Environment  (tags: research, environment, ecosystems, tar sands, climate-change, energy )

Cal
- 21 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The Alberta oil sands region is high on the list of fossil fuel deposits that must be left underground in order to avoid potentially catastrophic global warming, a new study has found.
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.
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
- 3 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
Stop Nuclear Power in South Africa PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, protection, Africa, nuclear )

Anna
- 26 days ago - greenpeace.org
Greenpeace strongly believes that nuclear energy is not the answer to our current energy crisis. It will always deliver too little, too late and at far too high a price. Greenpeace Africa is campaigning for new investments to go into renewable energy
 

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