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'Prove It': Leaders Challenge Obama on Natural Gas Claims
Environmental leaders issue letter to President Obama calling for an end to liquified natural gas exports
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This Is What Happened When Scholastic Tried to Bring Pro-Coal Propaganda to School
“The United States of Energy” was a colorful series of lessons on the advantages of coal, aimed at 4th-graders—and sponsored by Big Coal. Here’s how educators and activists worked together to get it out of classrooms.
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'Mobilized and Unafraid': Nationwide Vigils Against Keystone XL
'What counts in moments like these are not the words in Washington’s reports, but rather the voices of people in the streets—that’s what changes the equation for the President.'
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Hundreds of Actions Are Planned to Protest Keystone XL
Activists are participating in hundreds of nationwide protests on Monday against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The State Department released a long-awaited environmental review of the pipeline Friday that found the project would have a "negligible impact" on climate change , a decision that...
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With Review in Hand, Obama Must Now Reject Dirty Pipeline: Groups
McKibben: “The State Department has given Obama all the room he needs to do what he promised in both campaigns: to take serious steps against global warming."
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Court Deals 'Victory for Arctic,' Blow for Big Oil
Ruling says federal government didn't fully assess environmental impacts when it offered up Chukchi Sea to oil drilling
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Critics: Obama's Allegiance to Gas a Betrayal of Climate Promises
'Lackluster pollution-control rules don’t just imperil the president’s legacy, they endanger our entire planet.'
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'Sleepwalking to Extinction': Capitalism and the Destruction of Life and Earth
When, on May 10th, scientists at Mauna Loa Observatory on the big island of Hawaii announced that global CO2 emissions had crossed a threshold at 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in millions of years, a sense of dread spread around the world and not only among climate scientists. CO2...
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Fears Confirmed: Offshore Fracking a Toxic Mess
Center for Biological Diversity analysis reveals list of toxic chemicals in offshore fracking often dumped with wastewater into ocean
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'Asking for Disaster,' Shell Renews Bid for Risky Arctic Drilling
Oil giant's chief financial officer says it hopes to drill in Chukchi Sea in 2014
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