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Denmark Is About To Set Even More Ambitious Climate Goals Than All Of Europe
World  (tags: government, politics, world, climate change, greenhouse gases, global warming, Denmark, goodnews, environment, pollution )

Michael
- 531 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Agreement in Denmark's parliament this week cleared the way for passage of climate targets that would outstrip the recent goals set by the European Union.
China Starts Televising the Sunrise on Giant TV Screens Because Beijing Is So Clouded in Smog (TEXT,PHOTOS and SHORT VIDEO)
World  (tags: Beijing, smog, humans, world, air quality, pollution, health, society, children, government, news )

Carrie
- 560 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The air took on an acrid odor, and many of the city's commuters wore industrial strength face masks as they hurried to work. 'I couldn't see the tall buildings across the street this morning,' I often cough, and my nose is always irritated.
E-Hell on Earth: Where the West's Electronics Go to Die
World  (tags: africa, children, electronics, pollution, poison, poverty, corruption )

Judith
- 647 days ago - gizmodo.com
While American consumers clamor for the latest and greatest in consumer electronics, our older digital devices are inundating and poisoning a generation of children in Ghana.
Global Frackdown Day of Action - October 19, 2013
World  (tags: Global Frackdown Day of Action, World wide event, fracking, global initiative, pollution, environmental, stop the destruction )

Dandelion
- 654 days ago - globalfrackdown.org
One day of Action, one United World-Wide effort. Find an event or create your own. Learn about the global initiative to ban fracking.
Idle No More Movement Held Protests Across Canada and USA for Treaty Rights
World  (tags: Idle No More, Protest, conservation, climate, globalwarming, ecosystems, destruction, pollution, humans, habitat, animals, water, nature, activists, arts, rights, world, sadness, dishonesty, ethics, culture, abuse, society, humanrights, freedoms )

Roxy
- 661 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
Idle No More organizers said more than 50 events were taking place in Canada, the U.S. and in other countries. One of the largest was at the B.C. legislature over proposed pipeline projects to which First Nations communities have been lining up in action
Costa Rica Must Defend Its Citizens and Protected Lands, Says U.N. Expert
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, conservation, environment, ecosystems, endangered, globalwarming, greenhousegases, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, Sustainabililty, trees, water, protection, nature, pollution, humans, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES )

JL
- 725 days ago - ticotimes.net
U.N. expert John Knox said that "criminal threats strike at the heart" of Costa Rica's long history of civilian environmentalism.
Lac-MéGantic a Collision of Water, Oil and Transport Deregulation
World  (tags: Tar Sands, Oil, Harper, children, crime, corruption, humans, violence, terrorism, KXL, politics, pollution, habitat, environment, destruction, science, trees, water, protection, sustainable, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, crime, lies, propaganda, death )

Roxy
- 733 days ago - rabble.ca
Transport Canada gave Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railways the green light to run each train with just one engineer, which explains how one man came to be in charge of 72 cars and five locomotives carrying combustible energy through inhabited communitie
Brazil's Indians Reclaim Land Citing Promises, Using Force
World  (tags: humanrights, indigneous rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, society, politics, freedoms, energy, protection, pollution, world )

Cal
- 770 days ago - npr.org
Since the Portuguese conquest centuries ago, Brazil's indigenous population has been subjected to slavery, genocide, murder, land theft and discrimination.
Peru Declares Environmental State of Emergency in Its Rainforest
World  (tags: destruction, environment, energy, forests, habitatdestruction, nature, healthconditions, protection, pollution, wildlife, world, trees, ethics, government )

JL
- 856 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Government reports high levels of barium, lead, chrome and petroleum-related compounds in region that is home to oil field
China's New Leadership Faces Growing Environmental Pressures
World  (tags: asia, china, conflict, ethics, government, politics, society, world, energy, globalwarming, globalwarming, climate-change, climatechange, environment, pollution, healthconditions )

JL
- 877 days ago - trust.org
China has been making progress on its targets for the 12th five-year plan to increase the non-fossil fuel share of primary energy consumption to 11.4 percent by 2015.
Reformed UN Formula for Making Planet Greener to Get First Test
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, greenhousegases, healthconditions, pollution, oceans, politics, nature, research, science, wildlife, world, Sustainabililty, water, weather, trees, government, protection, energy, endangered )

JL
- 893 days ago - trust.org
* UNEP annual meeting to open to all nations, up from 58 * Reforms seek to widen authority in tackling green issues
Russia Explores Old Nuclear Waste Dumps in Arctic
World  (tags: world, radia-active, protection, pollution, water, oceans, nature, weather, healthconditions, climate, ecosystems, endangered )

JL
- 915 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The toxic legacy of the Cold War lives on in Russia's Arctic, where the Soviet military dumped many tonnes of radioactive hardware at sea.
Australia's Horizontal Falls Gets Much-Needed Protection
World  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, GoodNews, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, oceans, politics, protection, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty, water, world, society, ethics )

JL
- 928 days ago - pewenvironment.org
Sir David Attenborough calls Horizontal Falls, on Australia's northwest Kimberley coast, one of the great natural wonders of the world. Massive tidal currents flow through two narrow coastal gorges in Talbot Bay, creating a stunning horizontal waterfall
TWENTY-EIGHT YEARS ON, HISTORY'S WORST INDUSTRIAL DISASTER STILL KILLS THE BABIES OF BHOPAL
World  (tags: pollution, Bhopall Disaster, world, humans, destruction, world, politics, death, ethics )

Cal
- 966 days ago - worldcrunch.com
In December 1984, this Indian city suffered what is considered the world's worst industrial accident ever.
 

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