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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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Climate Change: Oils Spills in Rivers Increasing, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK Fossil Fuel Follies One US legacy of coal: coal ash dumps pollute our landscape. OO US, Chinese Companies Dominate List Of Most-Polluting Coal Plants OO We Keep Spilling Oil Into America’s Greatest Rivers OO Crude-Oil Train Wrecks … Continue reading

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Mideast Bank Says Solar Wins Over Oil, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS RISING Sunny Side East: Solar Takes Off In Eastern U.S. a new report shows writesBobby Magill at Climate Central. Utility-scale solar farms are exploding in North Carolina, while eastern U.S. utilities find their own ways to use solar … Continue reading

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Burning Our Future, Sneaky Frackers, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK Fossil Fuel Follies: OO New – And Worrisome – Contaminants Emerge From Oil And Gas Wells – two new hazardous fracking waste chemicals – ammonium and iodide – are pouring into Pennsylvania and West Virginia waterways, a … Continue reading

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The Pope Goes Green, an Electric Airplane, and More!

WHAT WORKS Speaking Out: OO Pope, Catholics Think Climate Change Is A Major Threat: Vatican Teachings On the Way – in the form of a papal letter; the pope will personally lobby for climate action in a series of high … Continue reading

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Families Flee Fracking, Secret Pollution, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK Fossil Fuel Follies: OO Forget Oil — Fossil Fuel Byproducts Caused Major Disasters in 2014 – such as coal ash, fracking wastewater, and petcoal, far more insidious forms of pollution. ICK! OO Ohio: 25 Families Had To … Continue reading

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Forests Updates: Creating Forests From Remnants, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Wikimedia Commons OO $42 Billion in Economic Damages Yearly From Carbon-Rich Mangroves’ Destruction – globally coordinated action and policy needed to stem loss of one of the planet’s … Continue reading

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