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Particulate Pollution Is Killing Off Thousands In Denmark Each Year — New Report From University Of Copenhagen
A new report from the University of Copenhagen states that particulate matter from burning wood and traffic causes at least 2000 heart disease related deaths every year in Denmark (population … [Read full article]
Ben & Jerry’s & Tesla Fight Climate Change–Together!
You will find the latest climate petition in an unlikely place—Ben & Jerry’s stores and scoop shops across the United States. The Vermont-based company just unveiled Save Our Swirled, a … [Read full article]
Solar Prices Drop 80 Percent Since 2008, Onshore Wind Also Falls
This year, we have seen the largest-ever outpouring of reporting and planning for inevitable climate change in the Anthropocene. One of the latest studies, REthinking Energy, draws on worldwide research and … [Read full article]
Climate Synthesis Sent To World Leaders By IPCC
Or do you? It’s time to pay attention to climate change now—as if it wasn’t back in 1800, when our current problems started. We all need to acknowledge that stunning … [Read full article]
Obama: We Can’t Afford To Deny Climate Change
In a couple of hours, everyone in the United States with access to cable TV and Showtime can hear President Barack Obama say he favors making the energy industry absorb … [Read full article]
Proposed EPA Carbon Rules (cartoon)
Looks like a comment on today’s EPA carbon rule, but we do hope you’ll notice that this cartoon is seven years old. Thanks to the artist and the University of … [Read full article]
Funding More Fire Suppression Won't Do The Trick
A firefighter pauses at the $2013 Rim Fire in Yosemite National Park, August-September 2013 (Calfire photo on facebook). President Obama released the federal budget for 2015 last week. Overall, it … [Read full article]
Americans Used More Fossil Fuels in 2010
According to statistics compiled by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, American energy usage and fossil fuel usage started climbing again in 2010 after it had been decreased to a 12-year … [Read full article]
Taxpayers to Financially Support 1st Liquid Coal Plant in U.S.?
Liquid coal is nasty stuff. Using it as an alternative to oil would create about twice the global warming pollution that oil creates, as well as numerous other environmental woes. … [Read full article]