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10 (More) Environmental Quotes You Won't Believe Were Said
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, bush, bushadministration, candidates, congress, lies, propaganda, politics, republicans, usa, Govtfearmongering )

- 43 days ago -
Things people say these days. Don't they know they're being recorded?
FRACKERS GET WHACKED: Fracking's Future Is in Doubt as Oil Price Plummets, Bonds Crash
Environment  (tags: environment, economy, falling oil prices, business, fracking, frack is whack, energy industry, geopolitics, destruction, ecosystems, protection, world, pollution, healthconditions )

- 50 days ago -
There are warnings that the industry now faces an existential crisis from which it may never recover, as the financial sector faces the prospect of worthless shares and $100s of billions of defaulted debt.
13 Pets Who Understand If You Can't Stay Awake Until Midnight On New Year's Eve
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, pets, interesting, pictures )

- 57 days ago -
Not every animal is a party animal. It's totally OK if you can't make it to midnight this New Year's Eve. These pets know what it's like ... 1. When you're trying to convince everyone you're still awake, and no one believes you.
More Proof That We Should Change The Way We Design Bathrooms : TreeHugger
Offbeat  (tags: americans, culture, design, health, humans, safety, society )

- 57 days ago -
There have been found over 3.2 million microbes per square inch in the average toilet bowl. According to germ expert Chuck Gerba, PhD, the aerosolized toilet water is propelled as far as 6 feet, settling on your dental toothbrush inclusively
Are You Paying Attention to Sea Level Rise?
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, oceans, pollution, science, Sustainabililty, water, world, weather, research, n )

- 58 days ago -
We can't control the ocean, but we can control pollution, and that could save our coasts from sinking. The world needs to work together to do everything in its power to make sure that tide doesn't come in and not go out.
Watch How Carbon Emissions Have Evolved Over 150 Years
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, energy, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, green, healthconditions, humans, healthconditions, research, science, Sustainabililty )

- 73 days ago -
This interactive visualization, originally posted by the World Resources Institute, is the most shocking CO2 comparison I've come across. Those threatening carbon bubbles shooting into the atmosphere like Nerf balls are enough to grab anyone's attention
LIKE CLOCKWORK: Pension Plans to Be Looted Nationwide as Congress Okays Institutional Theft of Funds
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, obama, dishonesty, economy, corruption, cover-up, constitution, congress, news )

- 76 days ago -
When societies approach collapse, coercion shifts to outright theft: Stealing money right out of your bank account, for example, like we recently witnessed in Cyprus. Government also routinely target pension funds and even private retirement accounts,
Yes BP, You Do Have To Pay Up For The Gulf Oil Spill
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, oceans, pollution, politics, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, healthconditions, protection )

- 76 days ago -
After years of litigation, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected British PetroleumâEUR(TM)s (BP) challenge to a settlement agreement regarding the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Because clearly, BP shouldn't have to pay for it's damage? No, I don't think so.
Objections to Demand Response Are Ludicrous
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, economy, ethics, government, news, politics, usa, u.s., utilities, energy, electricity, FERC )

- 79 days ago -
DR is supposed to reduce need for peaking power plants, &utilities are upset that it is working exactly as it should. Apparently it's too successful. You can't petition the government to ban something because it's competitive & costs you money. Unreal.
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