Fracking Could Contaminate Aquifers, Endangered Dolphins, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK

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Fossil Fuel Follies:

OO California Halts Injection Of Fracking Waste — It May Be Contaminating Aquifers

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Marine mammals such as these dolphins are being threatened by seismic surveys for useless fossil fuels. Wikipedia

Obama Administration Opens Eastern Seaboard To Oil Drilling Surveysreports Ryan Koronowskia at Climate Progress. A federal agency will allow the use of seismic air guns, even as it acknowledges the use will disrupt , injure or kill millions of marine animals, including endangered whales, and the area may not even have that much oil or gas. Beyond that, why are they even allowing surveys for fossil fuel resources that cannot be burned without creating even further dangerous climate change?

OO Florida: Rare, Endangered Forest To Be Destroyed For a Walmart, Urban Spread – as yet more carbon storage is destroyed in a state destined to flood from rising sea levels.

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The greener the state, the cheaper the monthly average energy bill.

OO MAP: Which States Have The Most Expensive Energy Bills – those with cheap electricity didn’t have the cheapest energy bills.

OO The Strange Relationship Between Global Warming Denial And… Speaking English
Polling from IPSO Mori shows US clearly the worst in its climate denial, followed by UK and Australia – highly correlated with the English-speaking Koch Bros and Rupert Murdoch, marketers of climate change denial….

OO Australia Becomes First Country To Repeal Carbon Price: Too Bad – It Was Working

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OO Climate Change and Rising Populations Create A Rapid Rise In Disasters
The world’s population has nearly doubled in four decades, putting more people and property in harm’s way. Rising populations also result in rising energy use and more climate-changing fossil fuel combustion.

AND NOW, FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT…

CLIMATE CHANGE COMEDY CORNER

OO Report: Climate Change Skeptics Could Reach Catastrophic Levels By 2020 – Ouch! Who put this hard grain of truth into my bowl of rice crispies?

OO Deniers: As the Sky Rains Sharks, Skeptics Doubt Man’s Role in It

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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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