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Bring Back British Rail: Jeremy Corbyn the Only Choice
Environment  (tags: politics, state-owned, trains, public ownership, British Rail, Jeremy Corbyn )

- 48 minutes ago -
Choice is an illusion. There is no choice. Most of us, given the choice, would choose a publicly owned, publicly controlled national rail service, accountable to the public. We would choose British Rail.
PETITION: Let Californians Oversize Their Renewable Energy Systems
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, globalwarming )

- 56 minutes ago -
According to Clean Technica, in order for customers to participate in the California Solar Initiative (CSI), "the customer is not allowed to install a system that inherently over-produces more than what is needed for his or her home."
PETITION: Fracking: Keep E&B Out of Hermosa Beach
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction )

- 1 hour ago -
E&B Natural Resources Management, an independent-based oil and gas company, has their sights set on the small, popular coastal city, Hermosa Beach in California as its newest oil drilling location. Nearly 50% of the residents live 0.5 miles of the site.
PETITION: Don't Let the Government Keep Us in the DARK
Environment  (tags: conservation, health, habitatdestruction )

- 1 hour ago -
Don't Let the Government Keep Us in the DARKâEUR"Take the pledge to demand support for mandatory GMO labeling and tell your Senators to oppose H.R. 1599.
Paradise Burning
Environment  (tags: climate-change, habitatdestruction )

- 1 hour ago -
The wettest rainforest in the continental United States had gone up in flames and the smoke was so thick, so blanketing, that you could see it miles away from WashingtonâEUR(TM)s Olympic National Park.
TAKE ACTION: Emergency Petition: Keep the Ban on Bee-Killing Pesticides
Environment  (tags: bee-killing pesticides, environment, minister, neonicotinoids )

- 7 hours ago -
Our bees are in danger. Please overrule the recent decision of environment minister Liz Truss to allow banned bee-killing pesticides back into UK fields.Please stop any exemptions to the European ban on bee-killing pesticides (known as neonicotinoids). Ou
Shell Begins Drilling in the Arctic With Giant Rig: Legal Challenge to Seattle Lease Is Rejected
Environment  (tags: Alaska, Arctic oil exploration, Big Oil, environment, Mayor Ed Murray, Port of Seattle, Shell Oil )

- 7 hours ago -
"The Fennica is now safely on its way to Alaska [where] the Transocean Polar Pioneer commenced initial drilling operations" Thursday at 5:50 a.m. Alaska time.
Heat Wave Brings Scorching Temperatures To The Middle East - Huffington Post
Environment  (tags: habitat, nature, humans, environment, ecosystems, climate-change, weather, water, Sustainabililty, healthconditions, endangered )

- 10 hours ago -
In May, a heat wave in southern India - with high temps between 45 and 48 degrees Celsius(113 and 118 degrees Fahrenheit)- killed 750 people over 5 wks. Now the heat is on in the Middle East. Temperatures from Iraq to the United Arab Emirates have soared
Jerry Brown Declares State Of Emergency As California Wildfires Rage - Huffington Post
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, climate-change, endangered, habitat, nature, humans, wildlife, water, trees, protection, pollution, forests )

- 10 hours ago -
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has declared a state of emergency as wildfires blaze in 15 counties across the Golden State. "California's severe drought and extreme weather have turned much of the state into a tinderbox," Brown said in a Fri statement
Ice Rapidly Decreasing in Greenland
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, climatechange, environment, Greenland, ice melting )

- 10 hours ago -
QAANAAQ, northwestern Greenland - Greenland has been rapidly warming, the thick ice sheets that cover its land sharply decreasing along with its glaciers and sea ice.
New National Monuments on Their Way? - Backpacker
Environment  (tags: nature, conservation, parks )

- 10 hours ago -
Some beautiful natural places in the US
Bird of the Week: Buff-Breasted Sandpiper
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world )

- 12 hours ago -
Once believed to number in the millions, the Buff-breasted Sandpiper is now uncommon, its population depleted from hunting in the early 20th century. Habitat loss along its migration path though the central U.S. and on its wintering grounds in South Ameri
As Salmon Vanish in the Dry Pacific Northwest, So Does Native Heritage - The Washington Post
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, endangered, climate, habitat, wildlife, nature, humans )

- 15 hours ago -
As a drought tightens its grip on the Pacific Northwest, burning away mountain snow and warming rivers, state officials and Native American tribes are becoming increasingly worried that one of the region's most precious resources - wild salmon - might dis
The Fight to Protect the Arctic Ocean Continues
Environment  (tags: Shell Arctic Drilling, ocean pollution, dirty energy fossil fuels, Ocean Protection, prevention of oil spills, sensitive ecosystem, politics, Sustainabililty )

- 17 hours ago -
Tell President Obama drilling in the Arctic not an option. It is time to come to his senses, stop all drilling and future leases, and give our pristine Arctic Ocean the protection it deserves
PETITION : Together, Let's Give the Ocean a Voice @COP21! #OceanforClimate
Environment  (tags: ocean, ocean pollution, climate, voice of ocean, climate-change )

- 18 hours ago -
The ocean, to me, to us, is beautiful, immense, and infinite. The ocean makes us dream. PLEASE SIGN & SHARE
13 âEUR~KeystoneâEUR(TM) Corporations Hold Sway Over Sustainability of Global Fisheries
Environment  (tags: Global fisheries )

- 1 day ago -
According to a recent study published in the journal PLOS ONE, a small number of corporations resemble tiger sharks in the fishing industry.
Federal Judge Slaps Hourly Fine on Climate Activists Forming 'Last Line of Defense for Fragile Arctic'
Environment  (tags: Climate, Solutions, Greenpeace, People Power, Offshore Drilling, Arctic )

- 1 day ago -
After successfully blocking Shell vessel from reaching open waters, activists hit with $2,500 per hour fine
Endangered Earth: Attacks on Endangered Species Up 600 Percent
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, globalwarming, wildlife, politics )

- 1 day ago -
It isn't just your imagination: Republicans in Congress are dramatically ramping up their attacks on the Endangered Species Act and the animals and plants it protects.
Portland Activists Try to Block Shell Ship From Heading to Arctic | Grist
Environment  (tags: S/HELL NO!, Arctic drilling, Chukchi Sea, oil Drilling, Fossil Fuels, Dirty Energy Corporations, Extraction, Portland Activists, Kayaktivists, Rapellers, protests, Environmentalists, icebreaker, accident, repairs, Oil Spills, Climate Disaster )

- 1 day ago -
Portland kayaktivists and rapellers took to the Willamette River to block MSV Fennica, a Shell icebreaking vessel that's been docked in Portland for repairs.The Fennica had planned to ship out today, bound for the Arctic; Shell can't begin its Arctic dril
Deforested for Knorr, Algida and Carte D'Or? NO THANKS!
Environment  (tags: deforestation, palm oil industry, forests, destruction, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, conservation, animals, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
In Nigeria, the giant Wilmar palm oil destroys forests and biodiversity, even in protected areas. We demand that Unilever, the multinational which markets brands such as Knorr, Algida and Carte D'Or do not buy palm oil from Wilmar.

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