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We Are Ready For Action On Climate - Not Words Petition
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Climate Disruption, 350 Org, petition, take action )

Dandelion
- 7 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.
Highliners Sleep In Hammocks Suspended Over Italian Alps
Offbeat  (tags: International Highline Meeting, Italian Alps, hammocks, suspended in air )

Dandelion
- 10 days ago - nypost.com
Some people can literally fall asleep anywhere. Including in a hammock suspended thousands of feet in the air. I don't know about you, but I get dizzy on a foot stool. No thanks. But is amazing what others find as fun and pleasurable.
China's War on Pollution Could Leave Australia's Dirty Coal Out in the Cold
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, China, Australia, dirty coal, environment, ecosystems, destruction, energy, humans, politics, protection, world )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theecologist.org
Much of Australia's coal is too high in ash, sulphur, or both, to meet China's new environmental standards. Will it be able to find the new customers it needs?
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
- 5 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.
Mideast Complexities Confound US Coalition Effort
World  (tags: ISISI analysis, diplomacy, regional politics, Sunni vs. Shiite, world, society, politics, middle-east, violence, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 5 days ago - abcnews.go.com
U.S. secretary of state John Kerry has received backing for the principle of reversing the territorial gains of the Islamic State group in Iraq. But getting concrete assistance is another matter, and there is a whiff of lip service about the proceedings.
Biggest Climate March in History a Watershed Moment for Indigenous Peoples
Environment  (tags: Climat EMarch, indigenous rights, Indigenous rights and justice, climate-change, environment, ecosystems, world, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 5 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The day also demonstrated the ways in which climate justice and social justice go hand in hand, and that having indigenous peoples on the frontline, starting off the march, was key to illustrating that.
Polish Zoo Reunites Amorous Donkey Couple After Protests
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animals, GoodNews )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theweek.com
A pair of Polish donkeys that have spent a decade lovingly ensconced in a Poznan Zoo pen together were reunited today after being forced to spend a week apart.
OPINION: The Fight Against the Long-Term Effects of Child Hunger Reaches Fever Pitch
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, child hunger, education, health, humanrights, government, ethics, politics, sadness, world, children, activists )

Cal
- 5 days ago - ipsnews.net
Often beginning in the womb as poverty-stricken mothers live hand-to-mouth, stunting can be a lifelong affliction. Studies show it is linked to poor cognition and educational performance,
Kenyan Wangari Maathai: The Tree Lady & First Environmentalist To Win The Peace Prize   video
Environment  (tags: Wangari Maathai, tree planting, Green Belt Movement, Kenya, Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, animals, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, forests, healthconditions, government, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 13 days ago - youtube.com
Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Her books include: The Green Belt Movement; Unbowed: A Memoir; The Challenge for Africa; and Replenishing the Earth. My 6th environmentalist posting.
Latin America at a Climate Crossroads
Environment  (tags: climate-change, UN Climate Change Summit, conservation, environment, ecosystems, protection, pollution, world )

Cal
- 11 days ago - ipsnews.net
World leaders gathered at the Climate Change Summit during the United Nations General Assembly on Sep. 23 will have a crucial opportunity to mobilise political will and advance solutions to climate change.
 
 
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