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Palm Oil Scorecard: Ranking America's Biggest Brands on Their Commitment to Deforestation-Free Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, humans, palm oil, Palm Oil Plantations Destroying Rainfore )

Dave
- 1 day ago - ucsusa.org
....also actions you can take to Tell America's biggest brands to use deforestation-free palm oil
Support Greater Protections for Wetlands and Streams ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 5 hours ago - secure3.convio.net
After years of confusion about which streams and wetlands are legally protected under the Clean Water Act, the EPA has announced a proposed rule to preserve vital safeguards for our nation's waters by ensuring that all streams, and the wetlands in their
Save Wolves, Old-Growth Forests and Our Climate *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, habitatdestruction, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, Wolves )

Frans
- 19 hours ago - forcechange.com
Stop clearcutting old-growth forest that is home to endangered Alaskan wolf...
James Lovelock: Climate Pragmatism: It's Time To Innovate, Not Mitigate, And Create A High-Energy Planet
Environment  (tags: James Lovelock, Gaia Theory, Climate Change, Global Warming, Imminent Doom, Adaptation, Survival, Extinction )

Brian
- 1 day ago - science20.com
"James Lovelock, the Godfather of Global Warming, says we are doomed and the only recourse left is to retreat to climate-controlled cities."
An Urgent Threat to the Great Barrier Reef ACTION
Environment  (tags: great barrier reef, Australia, dredging, destruction, environment, habitat )

Nancy
- 1 hour ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Australian government is turning its back on the Reef, and decided to open the door to dredging and dumping in the Marine Protected area.
Break the Bag Habit! - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Single use, plastic bags, ban, pledge, oceans, seas, marine )

Marie
- 1 day ago - breakthebaghabit.org.uk
By pledging to refuse single use bags at English supermarkets from today onwards you will personally reduce bag use by 195 bags before the 5p bag charge is introduced on 1st October 2015!
Mission Not Quite Impossible: U.N. Report Spells Out Super-Hard Things We Must Do to Curb Warming
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, UN, IPCC, Intergovernmental Panel Climate Change, Energy, Energy Policy, Zero Emissions Energy Sources )

Brian
- 1 day ago - grist.org
"By 2100, surface temperatures will be 3.7 to 4.8 degrees C (6.7 to 8.7 F) warmer than prior to the Industrial Revolution. That's far worse than the goal the international community is aiming for -- to keep warming under 2 C (3.7 F)."
Alaska Native Communities Receive Technical Assistance for Local Clean Energy Development April 29, 2013 - 3:08pm
Environment  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, Good News, government, green building, investing, Sustainable Development, usa, world, water, wildlife, conservation, habitat, world )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - energy.gov
"The Denali Commission is an independent federal agency designed to provide critical utilities, infrastructure and economic support throughout Alaska. With the creation of the Denali Commission in 1998, Congress acknowledged the need for increased...."
Remove Waste From Our Oceans - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: animals, wildlife, habitat )

Marina
- 17 hours ago - forcechange.com
From original text: "Garbage patches are what scientists have named the gigantic patches of garbage floating in our oceans... These patches have proven hazardous to our marine wildlife and to humans. Turtles and whales have been known to ingest plastic.."
Will China's Epic Smog Bring Weird Weather To The U.S.?
Environment  (tags: Coal, #DirtyCoal, Particulates, Pollution, Carbon Emissions, China, US, weather patterns, climate change, global impact )

Brian
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
"Scientists say pollution from China and other heavily coal dependent booming Asian economies is strengthening storms above the Pacific Ocean, causing more precipitation, and pushing heat from the tropics toward the North Pole at an impressive clip."
33,000 Wells in the UK's Bowland Basin? Tell Them "No Fracking Way"!
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, pollution, water, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
The UK Secretary of State for the Department of Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra), Owen Paterson, is a staunch supporter of shale gas. He says he "would like to see shale gas exploited all over rural parts of the UK". He also says your concerns ab
Protect Our National Wildlife Refuges From Fracking! - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Fracking, wildlife, refuges, protect, environment )

Marie
- 12 hours ago - secure.nrdconline.org
National wildlife refuges across the country -- including Colorado's Baca National Wildlife Refuge and the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge -- are at risk from dangerous oil and gas development. Urge the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to act.
Entire Marine Food Chain at Risk From Rising CO2 Levels in Water
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, ecosystems, wildlife, oceans, fish, food chain, marine life, survival instincts, carbon dioxide, endangered, environment, destruction, conservation, climate-change )

Roseann
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
Milman reports: "Escalating carbon dioxide emissions will cause fish to lose their fear of predators, potentially damaging the entire marine food chain, joint Australian and US research has found."
How Long Before the Magnificent Marine Life of the Bering Sea Canyons Is Given Sanctuary?
Environment  (tags: Sea sanctuaries, protect, greenpeace, Bering sea canyons )

Marie
- 1 day ago - m.greenpeace.org
came to Alaska with the understanding that the USA is perceived as one of the leading countries globally when it comes to managing and protecting our ocean resources and that this particular Council was ahead of all others in the U.S.
EPA Drastically Underestimates Methane Released at Drilling Sites
Environment  (tags: Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, methane, drilling, shale gas, climate change emissions, Climate Change )

Brian
- 1 day ago - latimes.com
"Drilling operations at several natural gas wells in southwestern Pennsylvania released methane into the atmosphere at rates that were 100 to 1,000 times greater than federal regulators had estimated, new research shows."
Leading the Charge: Tribal Women in Power October 22, 2012 - 4:19pm
Environment  (tags: Sustainable Development, ethics, environment, women, americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, finance, GoodNews, investing, labor, law, usa, world, wildlife, water, forests, trees, habitat, environment, conservation, nature, oceans, protecti )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - energy.gov
"Change doesn't happen on its own. It's led by dedicated and passionate people who are committed to empowering Indian Country to energize future generations. Leading the Charge is a regular Office of Indian Energy Newsletter feature spotlighting...." !
We It Did
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, habitat, green, GoodNews )

B
- 14 hours ago - action@ucsusa.org
We Are Transforming the Palm Oil Industry More than 63,000 people sent emails to six of America's biggest companies, asking them to go deforestation-free--and it's working! Colgate-Palmolive, General Mills, and Procter & Gamble
Alabama: The Next Tar Sands Frontier?
Environment  (tags: Alabama )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Roll baby roll...
New Tribal Nations Energy Initiatives December 5, 2012 - 5:30pm
Environment  (tags: Sustainable Development, americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, Good News, green building, investing, labor, usa, world, trees, water, wildlife, conservation, habitat, healthconditions, ecosystems )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - energy.gov
""The next generation is being trained right now to build solar panels," he said. "From there our tribal members can move on to build the next solar plant and will have meaningful careers instead of just having jobs. Through education and training, they"
A Self-Pumped Solar Hot Water System By Andy Kerr 04/29/13
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, americans, business, consumers, economy, Entrepreneurs, finance, ethics, Good News, investing, labor, Sustainable Development, technology, usa, wildlife, world, water )

Ruth
- 23 hours ago - homepower.com
"Then I ran across a start-up company--Sunnovations--touting its "geyser pump," which also has no moving parts. Sunnovations drew on--and then improved upon--the simultaneously famous and infamous Copper Cricket design--a passively (self-)pumped collector...."
Join Us and Tell George Osborne - No More Cuts to Our Safety Net!
Environment  (tags: humans, politics, government, ethics, europe, children, consumers, corporate, economy, environment, ethics, finance, investing, debt, law, money, marketing, society, foreclosures, business, family, government, health, healthcare, humans, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Wendy
- 12 hours ago - england.shelter.org.uk
Losing your job or falling ill shouldn't mean losing your home. But with more and more of us finding it hard to make ends meet, we need a safety net now more than ever.please watch the short vid-clip, and sign the email to George Osborne
Ecuador Faces Vote on Yasuni Park Oil Drilling in Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, environment, ecosystems, AMazon, development, indigenous rights, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - amazonwatch.org
Environmentalists in Ecuador say they have collected enough signatures to have a referendum on whether the Yasuni National Park in the Amazon should be opened to further oil exploration.
Australia's Dirty Secret: Who's Breathing Toxic Air?
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, protection, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - theecologist.org
Australia's poorer communities, with lower employment and education levels, and those with a high proportion of Indigenous people, are significantly more likely to suffer high levels of toxic air pollution
Why Are Entergy Executives Selling Their Stock?
Environment  (tags: nuclear plants, Entergy, execs sell stock, business, corporate, ecosystems )

Nancy
- 7 hours ago - safeenergy.org
Entergy already tried and failed to spin off the merchant nuclear business, in a move ultimately blocked in 2010 by the New York Public Service Commission, which rightly saw the move as an effort to shield the parent corporation from liabilities that...
Asian Air Pollution Strengthens Pacific Storms
Environment  (tags: pollution, Air pollution, Pacific storms, China, Asian countries, Northern Hemisphere, Study )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Air pollution in China and other Asian countries is having far-reaching impacts on weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, a study suggests.
Why the BLM Battle at Bundy Ranch Matters
Environment  (tags: BLM, public lands, bundy ranch, illegal grazing )

Laura
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
A 20-year feud between private rancher Cliven Bundy, 68, and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) turned violent late last week when hundreds of armed Americans came together in support of Bundy, whose cattle were being removed from federal land ...
Amazon Trees Vulnerable to Fire and Climate Combination By Mark Kinver
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, trees, animals, forests, Amazon )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
The combination of fire and extreme weather could accelerate tree mortality in the Amazon, a study has suggested. Researchers said field experiments showed that severe droughts could trigger dieback of forests in the near-term.
Study: Fracking Emissions Up To 1000x Higher Than EPA Estimates
Environment  (tags: Fracking, emissions )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
New report suggests highly potent greenhouse gas far more prevalent in gas production than previously thought
Bright Skies Ahead for Moapa March 1, 2013 - 7:19pm
Environment  (tags: Sustainable Development, environment, ethics, green building, Good News, energy, americans, business, consumers, corporate, finance, Entrepreneurs, investing, society, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, protection, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - energy.gov
"Change doesn't happen on its own... It's led by dedicated and passionate people who are committed to empowering Indian Country to energize future generations.We spoke with Chairman William Anderson of the Moapa Band of Paiutes,..."
 

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