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In the midst of an ongoing effort by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and other entities to prevent construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, the company Dakota Access LLC has begun construction of the 1,150-mile project, which will carry crude oil.....
New documents allege that the forerunner to the oil giant Exxon Mobil was seriously researching ways to cut down on carbon emissions as early as the 1960s, even as the company was denying the reality of climate change. The Guardian's Suzanne Goldenberg
But now a private oil company wants to build a pipeline that would cross the Missouri River less than a mile away from the Standing Rock Reservation and if we donâEUR(TM)t stop it, it will poison our river and threaten the health of my community when it leaks
Humboldt County's marijuana boom is destroying a unique redwood forest ecosystem and killing some of California's rarest wildlife. Now veteran pot farmers are fighting the âEUR~green rushâEUR(TM) to make cannabis cultivation truly sustainable.
There are prediction that the worlds oceans will contain more plastic than fish by 2050. The United Nations says biodegradable plastics do little, if anything, to actually protect the planet and marine creatures and do not degrade rapidly in the ocean.
Your workday is done and when you walk to the parking lot, the first thing you do is unplug your vehicle from the office building where itâEUR(TM)s been soaking up electricity from rooftop solar panels all day.
The sleek, thin electronics of today are gorgeous to behold and hell to recycle. It was found that, despite assurances to the contrary, electronics recycling companies were exporting waste to other countries contaminating environments with harmful toxins,