Gas Won’t Cut U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions, and More!

Cheap, Abundant Shale Gas Won’t Cut U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Much says a new study, and switching from gas to ethanol is correlated with higher ozone pollution. Foreigners now burn US carbon-storing forests via record exports of wood pellets to Europe. In India, millions die prematurely yearly from indoor biomass pollution via cookstoves.

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OO Fox News leads in misleading the public on climate change, on which it reported inaccurately over 70% of the time in 2013. Screen capture from the Colbert Report, May7, 2014.

Misleading the Public:

OO Pro Frackers Block Proposals To Study Fracking Health Effects

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Credit Ritiks via Wikimedia Commons

OO Great Barrier Reef IS Threatened, Despite Pro-Coal Media Blitz

Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here. This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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