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Climate Change This Week: A Drying Southwest, Clean Cheap Power, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Tiny Forest Fairy Lanterns are rare and considered threatened in Tasmania, which also harbors truly ancient forests. Credit Rosalind Smallwood at Flickr When we harm forests, we harm … Continue reading

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Risings Risks: Australia Bakes Itself, Insurers Get Wise and Out, and More!

OO Australia: Spring Heat Wave Breaks Records Across Country – the irony is, it’s literally fueling the global warming fires that help bake it, by exporting coal. A country that doesn’t need to be told to go to hell — … Continue reading

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Coal Ash Monster, Bird Decline, Michigan Goes Radioactive, and More!

North Carolina coal ash pollution, a growing toxic monster. WaterKeeper Alliance Inc at flickr Weak Laws: OO North Carolina Lawmakers Pass Weak Coal Ash Bill – claim environmentalists, and set a loose cleanup timetable, as yearly the US produces 140 … Continue reading

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Latest on the California Drought

CALIFORNIA DRYIN’ Many California reservoirs now look dramatically different, as does Folsom Lake, above. Credit Google Earth, CA Deprt of Water Resources. After a record dry winter, California is preparing for a harsh wildfire season. Water wars over the little available state water have already erupted among … Continue reading

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