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Heatwave UK: Hottest Day in a Decade - as It Happened
Offbeat  (tags: weather, heatwave, health warning, Environment, pollution, animals, travel, UK )

Ray
- 20 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
UK weather reaches extreme levels today sparking several health warnings. But how long will the heatwave last?
China Ready to Set Out Climate Pledges, Says Li
Offbeat  (tags: CO2emissions, climate-change, globalwarming, pollution, environment, China )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
China is set to reveal how much it intends to cut its carbon emissions by beyond 2020, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has said.
Climate Change Plans Require Urgent Action, Government Warned
Offbeat  (tags: globalwarming, climate-change, environment, destruction, pollution, conservation, animals, endangered, Sustainabililty, water, trees )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The UK must take urgent action to prepare for the impact of climate change, the government has been warned.
Israeli Pollution App Entrepreneurs to Be Feted at White House
Offbeat  (tags: pollution, Israel, app, Obama, President, US, environment, government, health, interesting, news, society, technology, unusual, world )

Penny
- 52 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Israeli entrepreneurs Ron Korber and Ziv Lautman are to be honored at the White House Monday, when they will be enrolled in the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) program, an exclusive club with fewer than 100 members consist
Bomb TrainâEUR(TM) Derails in North Dakota, Explosion Forces Village Evacuation
Offbeat  (tags: crude oil, Bomb train, derails, village evacuation, pollution )

Ray
- 57 days ago - rt.com
A train carrying crude oil through Wells County, North Dakota has derailed. At least six rail cars have caught fire, sending thick, black plumes of smoke billowing into the sky. The village of Heimdal and nearby farms have been evacuated.
The Shoe That Grows Inspires Donations That Shock Its Inventor
Offbeat  (tags: climate, environment, healthconditions, GoodNews, government, green, habitat, humans, protection, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, weather, world, abuse, activists, children, culture, education, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, GoodNews, government )

Wendy
- 71 days ago - msn.com
Kenton Lee is the brain behind the innovative new shoe. He was working at a home for 140 HIV/AIDS orphans at a children's home in Nairobi when he saw that none of the children had shoes that fit. .THERE ARE -300 million children who do not have shoes.!
Saturday, March 28 at 8:30 to 9:30 PM Local Time Pledge to Turn Off Your Lights for 1 Hour
Offbeat  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, energy, forests, globalwarming, GoodNews, green, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, radia-active, water, weathe )

Wendy
- 98 days ago - earthhour.org
Earth Hour Join hundreds of millions of people around the world and turn off your lights for one hour to show your commitment to climate change action now. It's time we speak up and demand a better future for our planet switch off your lights for 1hr
The Queen Guitarist Is Angry at Corruption in Politics - and Thinks He's Come Up With a Way to Fix It
Offbeat  (tags: animals, climate-change, endangered, energy, forests, government, green, habitat, politics, oceans, pollution, protection, nature, wildlife, trees, water, Sustainabililty, activists, americans, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, environmen )

Wendy
- 101 days ago - mirror.co.uk
Brian May on Ukip, Russell Brand and how he went from Tory to left-of-centre activist, with the General Elections coming up 6th May in the UK this is a great read, I am sure , everyone will like this, unless they are knuckle dragging racists in hoods.
Turning Waste Into Building Blocks of the Future City
Offbeat  (tags: Science, Environment, Technology, Architecture, Building Tomorrow, Pollution, Sustainability )

Ray
- 207 days ago - bbc.com
Modern cities create vast quantities of waste. But rather than causing a crisis, could these overflowing landfills help create urban landscapes of the future? In the third of Building Tomorrow's expert viewpoints,
Air Pollution 'Causing Deadly Public Health Crisis'
Offbeat  (tags: pollution, CO2emissions, environment, public health crisis' )

Ray
- 207 days ago - bbc.co.uk
New schools, care homes and hospitals should be built far away from major roads because of the dangers of air pollution, a report by MPs says.
Beijing Marathon Smog Takes Health Out of Exercise
Offbeat  (tags: CO2emissions, climate, destruction, energy, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, healthconditions, healthconditions, humans, pollution, Sustainabililty, world, environment, health, humans, news, safety, society, sports, world, asia, chin )

Jessica
- 251 days ago - yourenergyblog.com
Smog in Beijing is so bad that marathon runners were wearing gas masks last week. It's one of the smoggiest cities in the world. 30,000 athletes were registered to run. Some dropped out, some quit early, and some wore masks.
Go Aboard A Fleet Of Military Ghost Ships Decaying Off The Coast Of San Francisco - Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: americans, design, environment, government, health, humans, oceans, odd, photos, pictures, pollution, protection, world )

Caree
- 262 days ago - msn.com
Since 1946, the United States' government has maintained fleets of various "mothballed" ships, which can be readied and used in case of a crisis. Today, 10 ships remain, rusting in the California sun, leaving toxic chemicals in the water. Because of this,
Save the Wild Tigers of Vietnam - ForceChange
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, animals, government, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, wildlife, trees, world, globalwarming, pollution, activists, culture, death, education, environment, ethics, government )

Wendy
- 294 days ago - forcechange.com
Please sign this petition to urge the Prime Minister Tan Dung Nguyen and the Vietnamese government to strengthen their enforcement of banning illegal trading and poaching while also preserving the remaining forests, loss of which is the biggest threat
ERADICATING ECOCIDE GLOBAL INITIATIVE
Offbeat  (tags: animals, climate, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, radia-active, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world, cr )

Annamaria
- 471 days ago - eradicatingecocide.com
END ECOCIDE IN EUROPE has become a global initiative, the whole world can now support the initiative and sign Eradicating Ecocide Global Initiative. PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE
Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers Speak: Is It Time for Us to Join Them?
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, pollution, activists, americans, culture, education, freedoms, government, environment, ethics, economy, politics, interesting, humanrights, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, finance, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, conservati )

Michael
- 578 days ago - opednews.com
The name of the game was Monopoly and it was played out in the "real world" as well as in the board game of the same name. Thus, today, we have just a few corporations left competing on the "Board of Life." And just like the game, the prize is ownership.
 

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