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Natural Gas a Bridge to Nowhere, Study Finds
Environment  (tags: study, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, fracking, frack is hwack, endangered, environment, research, protection, nature, energy, world )

Cal
- 6 days ago - ecowatch.com
A study published today in the journal Environmental Research Letters found that switching from coal to natural gas would not significantly lower the greenhouse gas emissions that drive climate change.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Say NO to Shell's Risky Arctic Drilling
Environment  (tags: OIL DRILLINGINTHEARCTIC, SHELL OIL, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, pollution, protection, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans, politics, world )

Cal
- 7 days ago - secure.oceanconservancy.org
Shell wants to bring not one, but two drilling rigs to the Chukchi Sea. That could spell double trouble for the Arctic--say NO to Shell's plan
GOOD NEWS! Norway to Pay Liberia to Stop Deforestation
Environment  (tags: DEFORESTATION, CLIMATE SUMMIT, GoodNews, government, green, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 7 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In one of the many major announcements that have come out of the UN Climate Summit in New York this week, Norway says it will pay Liberia to stop cutting down its forests.
The Fight to Keep Toxic Mining Out of El Salvador
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, world, mining interests, healthconditions, ecosystems, energy, destruction )

Cal
- 7 days ago - thenation.com
Nearly thirty years ago, the Wisconsin-based Commerce Group Corp. purchased a gold mine near the San Sebastian River in El Salvador and contaminated the water.Now the river is orange.
Experts Warn of Dire Consequences as Lake Victoria's Water Levels Drop Further
Environment  (tags: research, climate, climate-change, society, water, weather, world, nature, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, ecosystems, climatechange )

Cal
- 7 days ago - ipsnews.net
Climate experts state in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report that a rise in global temperature is what is affecting rainfall patterns over Lake Victoria -- and the worst is yet to come.
Feeding the Planet While Saving Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, agriculture, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, politics, government, green, forests, nature, humans, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 8 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Commercial agriculture drives 71 percent of deforestation worldwide
International Lawyers' Group Calls for International Court on the Environment
Environment  (tags: world, protection, climat elaws, climate court, study, report, environment, ecosystems, climate-change, climate )

Cal
- 8 days ago - thestar.com
n a landmark report, the International Bar Association, says climate laws are inadequate to protect people and an international body to deal with climate change disputes is needed.
All Eyes On Obama, World Leaders At Climate Change Summit
Environment  (tags: WorldClimate Summit, ecosystems, environment, politics, world, protection, Sustainabililty, nature )

Cal
- 8 days ago - npr.org
The forecast calls for picture-perfect weather Tuesday in New York City as world leaders gather to discuss the challenge of a changing climate.
New York Climate March Draws Hundreds of Thousands
Environment  (tags: Climate March, climate-change, ecosystems, activism, world, environment, pollution, protection, humans, government, green )

Cal
- 9 days ago - news.yahoo.com
An international day of action on climate change brought hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets of New York City on Sunday, easily exceeding organizers' hopes for the largest protest on the issue in history
How to Define Success for the People's Climate March
Environment  (tags: activism, goals, People's Climate March in NYC, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, protection, world, politics )

Cal
- 9 days ago - thenation.com
Organizers want to transform the image of the climate movement from one dominated by white liberals to one populated by the entire spectrum of race and class in America.
Indigenous Peoples Essential to Climate Movement, March Organizers Say
Environment  (tags: People's Climate March, activists, indigenous rights, indigenous peoples, climate, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, destruction, world, pollution, protection, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat, climatechange )

Cal
- 9 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Environmentalists have descended upon the Big Apple for the weekend's festivities, standing side by side with Indigenous Peoples to prepare for the People's Climate March on September 21.
U.S. Food Guidelines Can Slow Climate Change
Environment  (tags: climate, climatechange, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Sara
- 9 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Act now: Tell the advisory committee to cut climate change from the American diet by including recommendations for reduced meat and dairy consumption in the 2015 dietary guidelines.
Changing Climate, Changing Conservation Paradigms in Canada's Boreal Forests
Environment  (tags: climate-change, forests, boreal forests, presrvation, environment, ecosystems, world, protection, government )

Cal
- 11 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Boreal forests form a verdant belt around the earth's arctic latitudes, dominated by stands of spruce, pine and fir. Speckled with thousands of ponds and lakes, roughly one half of boreal forests are still considered primary forest, never having been di
Will China's Great Fracking Leap Help It Wean Off Coal?
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, coal, China, energy, destruction, ecosystems, environment, pollution, healthconditions, water, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation )

Cal
- 11 days ago - snip.ly
Fracking technology has crossed over from the fields of Pennsylvania and Texas to the mountains of Sichuan, but so have risks and consequences,
An Australian's Call to Action: Reclaim the Climate Movement
Environment  (tags: activism, call to action, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, climate-change, climate, climatechange, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, globalwarming, wildlife )

Cal
- 11 days ago - occupy.com
Here in Australia we've watched the situation go from bad to worse in the year since we elected the worst of all possible governments to power. To say Australia lacks the political will to address "the greatest moral and social challenge of our time" is

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