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Scientists Are Clear: Big Winter Storms Influenced by Warming Planet
Warmer oceans and atmosphere likely contributing to the two to three feet of snowfall expected to blanket much of the Northeast
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Obama Proposal to Open Atlantic Waters to Oil and Gas Drilling Slammed As 'Horrible'
'Despite the continued rhetoric by the president, his administration continues to push us in the wrong direction of climate change.'
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The Heat is On: Via Campesina and Allies Challenge Climate Capitalism
A new report by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) indisputably confirms what many scientists had predicted: 2014 is officially the hottest year on record. And this past year is not an anomaly—the previous ten hottest years on the books have all occurred since 1998...
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Setting Precedent for Public Institutions, Maine University System Pulls Funds From Fossil Fuels
Following years of student organizing, state-wide university system voted Monday to withdraw direct holdings from coal industry
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UK Battle Lines Sharpen over Gas Drilling as Parliament Rejects Fracking Ban
Fracking faces 'overwhelming public resistance concern and opposition from ordinary people,' says Bianca Jagger
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Obama Move to Protect Arctic Refuge Called 'Step in Right Direction'
Pending Congressional authorization, Wilderness protections will thwart oil drilling in areas of Alaska's pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
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Names Matter: New GOP Head of Committee on Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights Is Actually Kinda Meh on the Civil and Human Rights Part
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Obama’s State of the Union—Swings and Misses
The President’s State of the Union Addresses are rarely focused. They are written by numerous speechwriters and put through many drafts, each reflecting the urgings by interested parties to have their issues mentioned. Often, this makes the speech sound like a grab bag of lists. But once up on the...
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Fossil Fuel Industry Gives California Communities a Breath of Toxic Air: Report
Environmental study finds dozens of airborne pollutants, many untested, in two counties
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Ohio’s Anti-Green Suicide
Swing state Ohio is plunging ever deeper into the fossil/nuke abyss. Its Public Utilities Commission may soon gouge the public for $3 billion (BILLION!) to subsidize two filthy 50-year-old coal burners and America’s most dangerous nuke. Approval would seal Ohio’s death notice. None of those coal /...
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