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The Day a Comet Set the Earth on Fire: Scientists Find Evidence in Ancient Ice Cores
Environment  (tags: prehistory, disasters, calamities, outer space, extinction events )

Freya
- 506 days ago - ecowatch.com
Think of it as the day a comet set the earth on fire. Researchers have evidence of widespread forest fires around half the world - a blaze to blot out the light of the sun - and all of it at a geological boundary called the Younger Dryas.
Don't Let Trump Drill Our Coast!
Environment  (tags: fossil fuels, drilling, pollution, disasters, petitions )

Freya
- 521 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Trump wants to repeal the Obama-era ban on offshore drilling, opening more than 90% of our coastline to oil and gas leasing.
Too Much Stuff: Capitalism in Crisis As Evidence of Global Warming Grows
Environment  (tags: greed, materialism, climate change, disasters, calamities )

Freya
- 842 days ago - alternet.org
For the Paris Agreement to be meaningful, shortsighted self-interest must give way to pro-environment investments.
Climate Change and the 1,000-Year Flood in Baton Rouge: When Will We Learn?
Environment  (tags: disasters, floods, Louisiana, climate change, weather, global warming )

Freya
- 1051 days ago - nationofchange.org
The floodwaters are receding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and the scale of the damage is revealing itself. It has been described as a 1,000-year flood, leaving at least 13 people dead and close to 60,000 homes ruined.
Tell BP to Take Full Responsibility
Environment  (tags: BP, Deep Horizons, catastrophes, disasters, oil spills, petitions, fossil fuel, cleanup )

Freya
- 1549 days ago - secure2.edf.org
The 2010 BP oil disaster was one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history. For 87 days, at least 134 million gallons of oil spewed into the Gulf of Mexico, contaminating beaches, killing wildlife and hurting local economies.
Slain Cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo Were Allies of Anti-Nuclear Movement
Environment  (tags: Charie Hebdo, cartoons, nuclear industry, environment, disasters, radio-active emissions )

Angelika
- 1645 days ago - beyondnuclear.org
This is to put a spotlight on the environmental side of Charlie Hebdo, something many may not be aware of. Stéphane Charbonnier, its slain editor in chief, drew many cartoons lampooning the nuclear industry.
Transporting Oil By Rail Is a Crude Gamble
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, train trasnport of oil, disasters, pollution, politics, healthconditions, protection )

AWAY AWHI
- 1815 days ago - vice.com
It's estimated that nine million barrels of crude oil are moving over the rail lines of North America at any given moment.
What Would You Do If Mountaintop Removal Happened in Your Backyard? - PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Environment  (tags: habitat destruction, disasters, mountaintop removal mines, environment, conservation legalisation, humans, communties, ecosystems, wildlife )

Simone
- 2960 days ago - news.change.org
There are a total of nine permits so far, three active and six proposed. If Frasure Creek Mining LLC is permitted to move forward, that would mean a total of over 3,000 acres of mountaintop removal. They have already received permits for over 1,600 acres
Fully Investigate Mining Disaster, and Prosecute ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, humans, habitat, protection, mining, disasters )

CherAway
- 3111 days ago - change.org
The Massey Energy mine disaster must be more fully and publicly investigated, as well as prosecuted. Massey Energy has been cited for 38,997 safety violations since 2005. Methane gas had been detected in the mine that subsequently exploded, murdering
The Oil Spill Is Obama's Katrina If We Waste Both Disasters
Environment  (tags: environment, disasters, habitat, nature, protection, humans, wildlife )

CherAway
- 3333 days ago - environment.change.org
As the climate bill remains in a listless holding pattern and right-wing pundits hijack the media narrative with nonsensical notions of "Obama's Katrina," the president could be doing a lot more to harness the power of this moment.
EARTH AT RISK
Environment  (tags: population, water, disasters, extinction, deforestation, science, history channel, tv, shows, earth, gaia, ClimateChange, destruction, globalwarming, endangered, environment, animals, wildlife, world, humans, habitatdestruction, greenhousegases, forests )

Mari
- 4199 days ago - history.com
For whatever reason its happening, slowly, but very surely. Global warming is a reality. The ultimate consequences of transformations to our world climate are unclear, but if history is any indication, they could be devastating. Learn more ....
Red Cross Says Global Warming Causing Record Disasters - World
Environment  (tags: red cross, climate, disasters, ClimateChange, environment, greenhousegases )

Chrissy
- 4233 days ago - news.com.au
GLOBAL warming caused a record number of natural disasters across the world this year, up nearly 20 per cent from a year earlier, the International Federation of the Red Cross said today. "As of 10 October 2007, the Federation had already recorded 410
   

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