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Fracking Linked to Radioactive Homes, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK Fossil Fuel Follies Really, folks, do we want more of this in our environment? OO U.S. Leads Global Oil, Gas Production for Third Year OO CA: Exxon Mobil Refineray Explosion Rains Toxic Ash – in February, but … Continue reading

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Climate Change Tops List of Destroyers of Civilization, Lyme Disease, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Feb 22, 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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Fossil Fuel Follies, the Cost of Climate Change, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK Sean Gallagher at Instagram Coals burns in a peasant’s stove in China, which produces 46% — and burns 49% of total global coal (US EIA). Greenpeace notes online that, “a third of all CO2 emissions come from … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuel Follies: Creepy Cancer, Earthquakes, and More!

OO Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Linked to Cancer Among Residents OO Evidence Connects Quakes to Oil, Natural Gas Boom OO Ohio: Fracking Triggered 400 Tiny Earthquakes Over 3 Months say scientists; Ohio requires companies to stop fracking if it causes … Continue reading

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Why Fossil Fuels Worsen Inequality, the Population Factor, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK Fossil Fuel Follies: OO How Fossil Fuels Make Inequality Worse – Jobs, health, safety, or concentration of wealth: fossil fuels help the well-off at the expense of the less well-off. OO USGS: The Fracking-Earthquake Connection Is Real … Continue reading

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Fracking Threatens Babies, Further Climate Change, and More!

Fossil Fuel Follies: Credit Peter Essick World’s Fossil Fueled Plants Are Increasing, Locking in More Emissions, Climate Change says a new study, reports Jeff Spross at Climate Progress. Such plants are being built faster than they are being retired, which … Continue reading

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Climate Change Follies: Polluters Pay Little Taxes, Fracking Spills, and More!

Fossil Fuel Follies: OO Big Oil Companies Pay Just 11+ % Tax Rate, report finds. Time to nix THAT tax subsidy. Credit Greg Goebel at flickr OO Fed Agency Could Approve Coal Sale , Threatening Obama’s Climate Goals – by … Continue reading

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Obstacles to Climate Action: Politics, Oil Boom, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK OO North Dakota, Texas Send U.S. Oil Boom Skyrocketing – enabling more global warming and climate change. OO Politicians Trying To Fund Overseas Coal Projects Via ‘Eliminating Bureaucracy’ OO Nine States Join Climate Denier’s Lawsuit To Dismantle EPA Carbon Rule OO 2,500 … Continue reading

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