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Climate Change This Week: The Fossil Fuel Alzheimers Connection, Trump Threatens Farming, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump’s family and fortune surviving climate change are small, dwindling daily and irreversibly. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this asian butterfly, … Continue reading

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Climate Change This Week: Suffocating Seas, Climate Votes, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. BBB: Beautiful Brazilian Biodiversity – as shown by these red-eyed tree frogs, is another important reason to save its vital carbon-storing forests. Source michaelturco.com Forests: the cheapest way … Continue reading

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Forests Update: Big Yearly Wildfire Losses, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Up In Smoke – the planet is losing sizeable forests each year, and the connection to climate change is clear. Credit Matt Granz, courtesy Twitter/Sacramento National Weather Service … Continue reading

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Palm Oil Deforestation Invades the Amazon, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Threats: Palm oil plantations eat away at forests in Borneo. Source: Mongabay.com OO Palm Oil Deforestation Spreads to the Amazon — Peru: Palm Oil Firms Plan To Destroy … Continue reading

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Feds Help Farms Get Green Energy, and More!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS OO Once Extravagant, Renewable Power Plans Go Cheap OO Texas: Incentives, Financing Make Going Green Easier For Commercial Landlords OO Colorado: US Ski Resorts Are Fighting Climate Change By Galvanizing Politicians Wikipedia OO The USDA Is Helping … Continue reading

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Climate Change Threatens Agriculture in US Midwest, Africa, South America…

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Feb 2, 2015 How unusual has the weather been? No one event is “caused” by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase … Continue reading

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The US Hot Streak, Messing with Mother Nature, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 18, 2015 How unusual has the weather been? No one event is “caused” by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase … Continue reading

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