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Blue Planet Project Delivers 'Lumps of Coal' to Government and Corporate Offices Today
Environment  (tags: Canadian Government, climate-change, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, humans, nature, politics, pollution, world )

- 1 day ago -
The tribunal found that the Canadian government was complicit in the abuses of people and the environment in connection with Canadian owned mining operations in the region.
How Big Oil Lobbies Got Permission for Fracking on Public Lands Included in the US Defense Authorization Act
Environment  (tags: Environment, protection of public lands, Big Oil, energy, climate change, hydraulic fracturing )

- 1 day ago -
Streamlined permitting means faster turn-around times for the industryâEUR(TM)s application process to drill on public lands, bringing with it all of the air, groundwater and climate change issues that encompass the shale production process.
Study: Your All-Electric Car May Not Be So Green
Environment  (tags: cars, vehicles, green energy, fuel, power, electric cars, gasoline )

- 1 day ago -
If your all-electric car gets its power from coal, new study says it is dirtier than gasoline!
Protect Our Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: destruction, endangered, oceans, pollution, protection, habitat, ecosystems, climate-change, world )

- 1 day ago -
Queensland Government is pushing ahead with plans to dump dredge spoil from Abbot Point on the majestic Caley Valley Wetlands, right beside the Reef World Heritage Area.
Juruna People Lose 30-Year Fight to Stop Brazil's Belo Monte Dam - Video
Environment  (tags: Brazil, Xingu River )

- 21 hours ago -
The construction of Brazil's biggest hydroelectric dam in Belo Monte, in the Xingu river basin, will cause major upheaval for the Juruna tribe. For three decades the indigenous people have fought developers over the Amazonian project but to no avail.
Arctic Ground Squirrels Unlock Permafrost Carbon
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, Arctic ground squirrels, habitat, permafrost carbon )

- 20 hours ago -
Arctic ground squirrels could play a greater role in climate change than was previously thought. Scientists have found that the animals are hastening the release of greenhouse gases from the permafrost - a vast, frozen store of carbon.
The Monitor's View: A Universal Hug in Climate Change Pact
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, Lima, Lima Accord )

- 19 hours ago -
As with many global problems, international cooperation is a necessary first step to alleviate fears of isolation, feelings of injustice, or an air of resignation. This is not just safety in numbers. At its best, it is mutual affection in action.
Stop a Massive Dead-End Road From Being Built Through the Tongass National Forest
Environment  (tags: rainforest, rivers, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, Highway construction, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, politics, pollution, protection, trees, water, wildlife )

- 14 hours ago -
We have until December 31 to tell the Army Corps of Engineers to stop a destructive dead-end road from being built through ancient rainforest and devastating a national treasure, Berners Bay.
Protect Arctic Birds From Oil Drilling PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 8 hours ago -
Send your comments now, and urge the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management not to rush forward with oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean. You can send the sample letter below, or edit with your own words for even greater impact
New York State Bans Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, New York, fracking banned, Marcellus Shale, Propublica )

- 10 hours ago -
The ban makes New York, which holds large natural gas reserves in the Marcellus Shale, the largest and most significant region to bow out of the nation's energy boom because of concerns that its benefits may be outweighed by the risk.
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