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Climate Change This Week: Requiem for a Reef, Developing Divestment, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB – beautiful unusual biodiversity, as illustrated in this small asian kingfisher, is another reason to preserve carbon-storing forests. Source pinterest.com Forests: the cheapest way to store … Continue reading

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California Water Restrictions, Arctic Gas Threat, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 13, 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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Swapping Clothes, Saving Forests, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Credit jarO at Flickr OO Tropical Forests Play Huge Role in Inhaling Greenhouse Emissions – and may be more effective as CO2 levels in the air increase, says … Continue reading

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Hottest Year to Date, Drought Spawns Water Thieves, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Dec 1, 2014 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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Clean, Unsubsidized Renewables Increasingly Rival Dirty Fossil Fuels, and More!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS OO Unsubsidized Renewables Increasingly Rival Fossil Fuels – says a new cost analysis; fossil fuels are becoming expensive, dirty energy fossils. OO Five US States Leading The Distributed Energy Revolution And Profiting From It by laying out … Continue reading

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Why Natural Gas Is Not The Answer, and Other Climate Follies

WHAT DOESN’T WORK Fossil Fuel Follies Natural Gas Is a Bridge to Climate Hell writes Naomi Orestes at TomDispatch, for several reasons: 1. it leaks from wells – whether in use or abandoned (wells can rarely be sealed completely) — … Continue reading

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Envisioning a Sustainable India, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK for Climate Change By exporting coal the US is enabling more global climate change. Fossil Fuel Follies: OO Obama administration Tacitly Promoting US Coal Exports  OO US Government Keeps Increasing Huge Fossil Fuel Subsidies  OO America’s Oil Consumption Is Rising, … Continue reading

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