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Mass Die-Offs of Birds and Fish Increasing In Frequency and Magnitude: Study
'One additional mass mortality event per year over 70 years translates into a considerable increase in the number of these events being reported each year'
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GOP Lawmakers Plan Their Attack Against NY Fracking Ban
One month after landmark ban, Congress is likely to pursue 'property rights' argument to deflate regulatory action
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What Does the Falling Price of Oil Mean for the Pipelines We Oppose?
Will the falling price of oil affect the construction of the proposed Energy East, Trans Mountain, Northern Gateway and other pipelines? What are the economics of pipelines with multi-billion dollar price tags when the price of oil is now at about $40, well below the break-even point of $65-70 for...
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Ruptured Pipeline Pumps Tens of Thousands of Gallons of Shale Oil Along Yellowstone River
Residents in eastern Montana worry about contamination after "unknown amount" of Bakken crude enters water supply
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Across Europe and Beyond, Food Movement on the March
I joined the march against agribusiness in Berlin on Saturday, 17 January. It is too easy to be blasé about yet another demonstration. However, the large turnout of tens of thousands of people of all ages during a winter day was good for me. It reminded me that many others also care deeply about...
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Richest 1% Percent To Have More Than Rest of Humanity Combined
New Oxfam report shows the scale of global inequality is 'simply staggering'
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Rising Inequality and Climate Change: The Defining Challenges for Global Leaders in 2015
Significant progress has been made in the last decade. Global poverty rates are falling. Child and maternal mortality rates are down, many more children are in school, and the total number of people going hungry in the world is falling – albeit all far too slowly. Yet extreme economic inequality is...
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Utility 3.0: How to Democratize Energy in the US
Among those concerned with the United States' energy future—including, increasingly, the utility companies themselves—the business model known as "Utility 2.0" appears as a beacon of hope. Utility 2.0 addresses the concerns of both energy watchdogs and conventional electricity utilities by offering...
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How the People Can Outwit the Global Domination Plans of Agribusiness
The strategic centerpiece of Monsanto PR is to focus on the promotion of one single compelling idea. The idea that they want you to believe in is that only they can produce enough for the future population. They wish you to therefore believe that non-industrial systems of farming, such as all those...
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It's Official: 2014 Ranks as World's Hottest Year on Record
2014 marked 38th consecutive year of above-average global temperatures.
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