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TAKE ACTION NOW! Ban Newly-Discovered Ozone-Depleting Chemicals!
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, ozone depletion, harmful chemicals, law, EPA, EPA oversight, politics, healthconditions, conservation, pollution, climate-change, globalwarming )

Cal
- 27 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The EPA should ban four newly discovered chemicals that deplete the ozone but may slip through a legal loophole.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Defeat the Chemicals in Commerce Act Today!
Environment  (tags: politics, pollution, chemicals, pending legislation, congress, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 27 days ago - action.ewg.org
The Chemicals in Commerce Act is being shopped around the U.S. House of Representatives. It's beyond the pale. This bill - backed by chemical industry lobbyists - is nothing more than a rubber stamp for untested chemicals.
Report: Climate Change May Trigger 'Abrupt' Worldwide Consequences
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty, trees, wat )

Kit
- 27 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Scientists warn of 'massive,' irreversible changes with devastating impacts unless world takes immediate action
While America Spars Over Keystone XL, A Vast Network Of Pipelines Is Quietly Being Approved
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, politics, pollution, science, Sustainabililty, trees, water, weather )

Kit
- 27 days ago - thinkprogress.org
After countless marches, arrests, Congressional votes, and editorials, the five-and-a-half year battle over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline is nearing its end. If a recent ruling in Nebraska doesn't delay the decision further, [....]
Mountain Thermostats: Scientists Discover Surprising Climate Stabilizer That May Be Key to the Longevity of Life on Earth
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, mountains, research, science, Sustainabililty, weather, world )

Kit
- 29 days ago - news.mongabay.com
What do mountains have to do with climate change? More than you'd expect: new research shows that the weathering rates of mountains caused by vegetation growth plays a major role in controlling global temperatures.
Is the Amazon Heading Towards a 'Tipping Point' as a Carbon Sink?
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, healthconditions, nature, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Kit
- 29 days ago - theecologist.org
The world's largest rain forest is ravaged by deforestation and two recent droughts. If they continue, says one expert, the Amazon risks entering a period where it can no longer be relied upon to absorb more greenhouse gas emissions than it produces.
*Take Action* Tell America's Biggest Brands to Use Deforestation-Free Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, Petition, politics, pollution, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 29 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Tell these major corporations that--for the sake of our atmosphere, tropical forests, peatlands, and endangered species--the time to act is now. Please sign the Petition!
Warning Signs: How Pesticides Harm the Young Brain
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, pesticides, childrens health, protection, healthconditions, healthconditions, humans, destruction, water, pollution )

Cal
- 32 days ago - truth-out.org
Over 1,000 chemicals registered to fight pests and pathogens are formulated into some 20,000 products. Most are for agricultural use, but a fifth are designed for nonagricultural applications--in homes and gardens, playgrounds, schools, offices and hospita
Africa to Spew Half of World's Particle Pollution By 2030: Study
Environment  (tags: pollution, world, protection, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics )

Cal
- 35 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
With its exploding urban population burning ever more coal and wood, Africa could contribute as much as 55 percent of the world's particle pollutants by 2030, a study said
Did Fracking Cause Earthquakes in Ohio?
Environment  (tags: earthquakes, fracking, frack is whack, protection, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, energy, ecosystems )

Cal
- 35 days ago - ecowatch.com
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has ordered Texas-based energy company Hilcorp to halt all fracking operations in Mahoning County after at least four earthquakes shook the area on Monday.
The Chemical Brothers--Let's Protect Children's Health
Environment  (tags: environment, chemical, children's health, healthconditions, ecosystems, pollution, politics, healthconditions, humans, protection )

Cal
- 36 days ago - onearth.org
Leading scientists say everyday chemicals hurt developing brains, and it's time to do something about it.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Emperor Penguins Avoid Extinction
Environment  (tags: climate-change, humans, pollution, protection, wildlife, world, ecosystems, environment, climatechange, destruction, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat, oceans, nature )

Cal
- 36 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Scientists predict that nearly half of the world's emperor penguins may disappear by mid-century if we don't make drastic cuts in carbon pollution soon.
Actually, You Can Link Specific Weather Events to Climate Change --Bill Moyers and Company
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, habitat, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty, trees, wa )

Kit
- 36 days ago - billmoyers.com
"You can't link climate change to specific weather events." That is the accepted wisdom that has been trotted out repeatedly as the wettest winter in at least 250 years battered England and Wales. But the accepted wisdom is wrong: It is perfectly[....]
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ban Triclosan: Protect Minnesota's Water
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, TRICLOSAN, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, humans, conservation )

Cal
- 36 days ago - change.org
Triclosan forms a cancer-causing compound when exposed to sunlight and chlorine. This is exactly what happens when our wastewater is purified before being returned to our lakes and rivers.
 

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