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We're 20 Years Away From Catastrophe, Says PricewaterhouseCoopers
Environment  (tags: Pricewaerhousecoopers, accounting giant, Low Carbon Economy Index report, climate disaster )

Dandelion
- 95 days ago - motherjones.com
This Legendary Accounting Firm Just Ran the Numbers on Climate Change. With every year that passes, we're getting further away from averting a human-caused climate disaster, per the Low Carbon Economy Index report just released by this accounting giant.
We Are Ready For Action On Climate - Not Words Petition
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Climate Disruption, 350 Org, petition, take action )

Dandelion
- 89 days ago - act.350.org
Send a message to world leaders that the world is taking bold action, and that it's time for them to join us. On Tuesday we'll deliver it to top leaders inside the UN to deliver our signal to the meeting.
Keep the Oil in the Ground in the Amazon - Petition
Environment  (tags: )

Dandelion
- 89 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Call for an end to Amazon oil drilling! The science is clear: we have to keep two-thirds of fossil fuels in the ground to avoid catastrophic climate change, so why are we looking for more? Leave the oil in the ground!
The Race to Reclaim Louisiana's Vanished Land Back From the Sea
Environment  (tags: reclamation, mangroves, Louisana's vanishing coasts, wildlife, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water )

Cal
- 61 days ago - motherjones.com
The submerging state has an ambitious plan to turn back the tide--but will it work?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell McDonald's to Only Buy Palm Oil From Responsible Suppliers
Environment  (tags: deforestation, corporate greed, tigers, animal welfare, McDonald's, activism, activists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 60 days ago - action.sumofus.org
McDonald's buys palm oil to make a range of products--from Baked Apple Pie to Spicy Chicken McBites.There are fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild, and 1,500 Borneo pygmy elephants, because their rainforest homes are being destroyed to make room
Greening the Revolution - Ukrainian Youth Joins Fight for Nature
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, green, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 60 days ago - theecologist.org
When the violent protests at Kiev's Independence Square ended in early spring, there were thousands of tons of smoldering rubble left over from months of fighting on the barricades.
No Forests, No Cash': Palm Oil Giants Commit to Sustainability, But Will They Follow Through?
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Indonesia, sustainability, deforestation, deforestation destruction, world, pollution, radia-active, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 60 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Although it is important for Indonesia's economy, the country's palm oil sector has also contributed to Indonesia's status as the world's biggest deforester in terms of annual rate.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA That You Support Their Efforts to Cut Carbon Emissions on Behalf of the Ocean
Environment  (tags: oceans, pollution, politics, EPA, power plant emissions )

Cal
- 59 days ago - secure.oceanconservancy.org
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed an action that would cut power plants' carbon emissions--emissions that are changing the very nature of our ocean
From Bar Fights to Wars How Climate Change Fuels Violence
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, violence, protection, world, humans )

Cal
- 58 days ago - ecowatch.com
a new report comes to a striking conclusion: that climate change most likely is a strong factor in spiking rates of violence of all kinds, ranging from bar fights to wars.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Northern Australia
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, OVERDEVELOPMENT, corporate greed, corporate greedhabitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, conservation, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 59 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The unique natural and cultural heritage of northern Australia is under threat. Plans to build giant dams, industrial scale agri-business, invasive mines, and toxic gas fields are being rolled out.
 
 
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