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Climate Change This Week: Arctic Frying Disaster, Community Solar Is Competitive, And More!

  Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump’s family and fortune surviving climate change are small, dwindling daily and irreversibly. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in these monkey … Continue reading

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Climate Change This Week: Trumped By Climate, Record Solar Surge, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump’s family and fortune surviving climate change are small, dwindling daily and irreversibly. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in these Red-necked Tanagers … Continue reading

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Forests Update: Big Yearly Wildfire Losses, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Up In Smoke – the planet is losing sizeable forests each year, and the connection to climate change is clear. Credit Matt Granz, courtesy Twitter/Sacramento National Weather Service … Continue reading

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Speaking Out: Climate Denial is Immoral, and More!

WHAT WORKS Speaking Out: Neil deGrasseTyson hosted the extremely popular series “Cosmos”, which aired on Fox and National Geographic. OO Neil deGrasse Tyson: Voters Are Responsible For Electing Climate Leaders or Deniers and need to be better educated on climate … 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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US Climate Risks: Rising Wildfire Costs, Farmland Loss, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Planetary Warming Will Cost US In Fire And Farmland says a new study,reports Seth Zuckerman at ClimateCast. Global warming could increase the cost of U.S. wildfires by $60 billion a year. The same … Continue reading

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Climate Change Follies: US Birds at Risk, Emissions Keep Rising, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK Fossil Fuel Follies: OO People Who Live Near Fracking More Likely To Become Sick, study finds. OO South Africa: Coal-Fired Power Stations Carry Heavy Health Costs OO Tropical Dams Are a Methane Source and new data indicate … Continue reading

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Disappearing Forests in Ghana, Russia, and Canada Burns As It Heats!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to sequester carbon A Canadian wildfire burns away. Credit NWTFire at Facebook Historic Wildfires Burn Through Canada As Sub-Arctic Forests Heats Upreports Jeff Spross at Climate Progress. Wildfire activity in the … 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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Fighting Climate Change: Religion, Population Policy, and More!

WHAT WORKS Speaking Out: Ggg religions, jews OO At EPA Hearing, Religious Leaders Call Carbon Pollution ‘An Affront To God’ Christian, Jewish, and Hindu leaders urged the EPA not to weaken their proposed regulations on carbon emissions from coal plants. … Continue reading

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