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Race Is to Find Life Under Antarctic Ice; STOP IT NOW!!!Why We Have to RUIN E
Environment  (tags: climate-change, destruction, environment, wildlife, weather )

Lei
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
The British Lake Ellsworth drilling was called off for the season on Christmas Day, it was announced Thursday. Work stopped after the team was unable to properly form a water-filled cavity almost 1,000 feet (300 meters) beneath the ice
Meat-Eaters Are Twice as Bad for the Environment as Vegetarians: Study
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, habitat, healthconditions, humans, science, food, world )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
"Oxford researchers looked at eating habits and greenhouse gases emitted from particular foods. More energy is used to raise animals than plants, which is why carnivores' carbon footprints are bigger."
STOP Golobal Warming NOW! Or Are You Wrencing the Future From Your Children
Environment  (tags: climate, destruction, environment, globalwarming, world )

Lei
- 1 day ago - environment.nationalgeographic.com
Glaciers are melting, sea levels are rising, cloud forests are drying, and wildlife is scrambling to keep pace. It's becoming clear that humans have caused most of the past century's warming by releasing heat-trapping gases as we power our modern lives.
Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Decimates Fish Populations in Appalachia
Environment  (tags: energy, coal, mountaintop removal mining, water, fish )

Laura
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
A study from researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) published this month provides strong new evidence that mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia is devastating downstream fish populations. The authors found a 50 percent decline in ...
These 5 Charts Show Why the World Is Still Failing on Climate Change
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Energy Demand, Fossil Fuels, Carbon Intensity, Coal, #DirtyCoal, Renewables, Solar, Wind )

Brian
- 15 hours ago - vox.com
"In 2013, coal, oil, and natural gas provided 87 percent of the world's energy. That fraction hasn't changed since 1999. The world has basically made zero progress in moving away from fossil fuels over the last 15 years."
Agent Orange Ingredients Found at Okinawa Military Dumpsite
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, Okinawa, Agent Orange, environment, destruction, cover-up, troops, war, illness, cancer )

Naoko
- 5 hours ago - japantimes.co.jp
Dozens of rusting barrels unearthed on former U.S. military land in Okinawa City have been identified as containing chemical precursors to defoliant Agent Orange, a toxic compound used widely in the Vietnam War and blamed for poisoning that has resulted i
Economists Hail British Columbia's Carbon Tax a Success
Environment  (tags: British Columbia, Carbon tax, greenhouse gas, emissions, CO2emissions, climate-change, climatechange, destruction, endangered, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, humans, pollution )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Essentially, the carbon tax puts a levy on each tonne of greenhouse gas emitted, with the expectation that it will elicit a powerful market response resulting in reduced emissions.
Tar Sands Oil Extraction - The Dirty Truth   video
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, climatechange, endangered, ecosystems, animals, healthconditions, water, government, destruction, energy )

B
- 22 hours ago - youtu.be
Suncor is spending millions on a high profile public relations blitz to convince Canadians it cares about the environment. But we know Suncor is lobbying to get exempted from new water regulations to protect one of Canada's most important rivers.
Miami, the Great World City, Is Drowning While the Powers That Be Look Away
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, destruction, endangered, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, world, water )

Sally
- 8 hours ago - theguardian.com
Low-lying south Florida, at the front line of climate change in the US, will be swallowed as sea levels rise. Astonishingly, the population is growing, house prices are rising and building goes on. The problem is the city is run by climate change deniers
Addressing Global Warming Is An Economic Necessity
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, economy, climate, climate-change, climatechange, destruction, environment, humans, government )

Lone
- 2 hours ago - mail.google.com
Those who don't outright deny the existence of human-caused global warming often argue we can't or shouldn't do anything about it because it would be too costly.
Fighting the Pipeline Menace
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Fossil Fuels, President Obama, Climate Inaction, All of the Above, Energy Policy, Energy, Keystone XL Pipeline, Offshore Drilling, Fracking, Corporate Agenda )

Brian
- 1 day ago - socialistworker.org
"Despite the obvious dangers of climate change and the urgent need to shift away from fossil fuels, the Obama administration continues to push fracking and drilling at the expense of the environment."
California Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides Challenged in Court
Environment  (tags: bees, pollinators, pesticides )

Marty
- 1 hour ago - organicconnectmag.com
California has rubber stamped expanded use of pesticides before determining effects on crop pollinators.
Rupture of Aging Tar Sands Pipeline Beneath Great Lakes Would Devastate People, Planet and Economy
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, the great lakes, oil spill, pipelines )

Laura
- 3 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Because the strong currents in the Straits of Mackinac reverse direction every few days, a rupture of the oil pipeline beneath the channel would quickly contaminate shorelines miles away in both lakes Michigan and Huron. Oil from a hypothetical pipeline..
Henoko Coast Is Feeding Ground for Dugong Sea Cows: Environmental NGO
Environment  (tags: wildlife, habitat, Okinawa, dugongs, US Marines )

Naoko
- 19 hours ago - mainichi.jp
Evidence has been found that dugongs, a type of marine mammal facing extinction, have been feeding on sea grasses off the coast of Henoko in Nago, Okinawa Prefecture -- which is targeted for relocation of the U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma.
   

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