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Climate Change This Week: Where Inaction Leads, Clean Jobs Boom, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests Protect The BUB: Bizarre, Useful and Beautiful biodiversity that sustains all of us, besides storing carbon — and Amazonian spiders that mimic orchids.Credit Mary Ellen Harte Forests: … Continue reading

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Climate Change This Week: Hot Spiral, Big Oil Cleaning, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Bizarre Biodiversity in the Boreal are wood frogs that freeze in winter, thaw in spring – another reason to help preserve these important carbon storing systems.Source LATimes Forests: … Continue reading

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Climate Change This Week: Avoiding the Heat, All Weather Solar Cells, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. A Prickly Situation – this cartoonish katydid is found in Yasuni National Park, Ecuador (threatened by oil development – below); it illustrates the incredible biodiversity stored in rainforests, … Continue reading

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Strong Future For Renewables Forecast, and More!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS OO Strong Future Forecast For Renewable Energy OO The Age Of Wind And Solar Is Closer Than You Think – renewable energy, spurred by a crisis in climate, may usurp fossil fuels by mid-century. OO Landmark US … Continue reading

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US Oil Bomb Trains Threaten Communities, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK Sources NYTimes, L, AP, R @@ Danger on the Rails: Bomb Trains – that new oil from North Dakota is highly volatile, greatly increasing the probability of exploding trains — as they roll through your town or … Continue reading

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Good Clean News: Clean Energy Jobs Soar, and Much More!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS OO Coal Loses Nearly 50,000 Jobs, Wind and Solar Add 79,000 OO Asian Solar, European Offshore Wind Drives 2014 Renewable Growth OO Obama’s Climate Plan: Cut Emissions Up to 28% by 2025 not nearly enough to address … Continue reading

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Solar Keeps Smiling, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS SMILING OO US Solar Capacity Up 30% in 2014 Over 2013 OO Batteries Paired With Solar Panels Could Shake Up Electric Utility Sector – Emerging plans to pair residential solar panels with mass-produced residential batteries are on the … Continue reading

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