Fossil Fuel Follies:

OO Lack Of Water Could Limit Oil And Gas Development In Energy-Rich Nations – 40% of the world’s countries with the largest shale oil and shale gas resources are arid or compete strongly for water.

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On the eve of another climate summit, a new report shows that humans are not cutting carbon emissions fast enough to prevent further, even more catastrophic climate change. Credit Peter Essick

OO World On Track To Be 8F Warmer By 2100 Because Of Missed Carbon Targets

OO The World Is Falling Behind Goal Of Limiting Warming To 4F Rise

OO ‘Alarming’ Amount Of Arsenic Found In Groundwater Near Texas Fracking Sites

Clueless Leadership:

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Credit: Tom Toles at the Washington Post

OO House GOP Will Spend Last of Current Session Doing Nothing constructive on energy or the economy. They plan to repackage flawed energy and economy bills they already passed, but which were rejected by a Democratic Senate.

OO On 50th Anniversary, Two Major, Wildly Successful Environmental Acts Are In Danger

OO For Air Pollution, Trash Is a Burning Problem

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.

 

For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week

 

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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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