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New NAZCA portal showcases groundswell of climate action

Posted December 11, 2014 by Brendan Guy in Green Enterprise, Living Sustainably, Solving Global Warming, The Media and the Environment

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While the true purpose of the famous Nazca Lines may never be known, a new tool ensures the full extent of climate actions around the globe can be easily recognized by all. Today marked “Lima Climate Action” day at the...continued

DIRTY ENERGY INDUSTRY'S SOOTY PALM PRINTS ALL OVER MICHIGAN'S HB 5205

Posted December 10, 2014 by Patrick Kenneally in Curbing Pollution, Health and the Environment, Living Sustainably, The Media and the Environment, U.S. Law and Policy

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You know the quiet satisfaction you take when driving by a wind farm.  The awe at encountering human ingenuity and goodwill in the form of perfectly sculpted and pitched blades of over 100 feet garnering wind’s immense power with each...continued

Ohioans Tell the Governor and US EPA that They Want Climate Action - NOW

Posted December 1, 2014 by Samantha Williams in Curbing Pollution, Solving Global Warming, The Media and the Environment

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There have been a slew of big energy stories coming out of Ohio in recent months. Most of them not so great: … Attorney General DeWine suing to halt efforts to regulate carbon pollution from our nation’s power fleet. …...continued

Fossil Fuel-Backed Lobbying Group Is Up to Its Old Tricks, This Time Duping Wisconsin's Utility Customers

Posted November 20, 2014 by Samantha Williams in Curbing Pollution, Solving Global Warming, The Media and the Environment

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Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), a fossil fuel industry group that claims to advocate for “fair” electric rates for all consumers, was caught red-handed this month falsifying a customer petition to support a handful of hotly-contested electric rate restructuring proposals from...continued

A Little Humor About Something Big and Serious: “The Exaggerator” Talks About the Clean Water Proposal

Posted November 12, 2014 by Jon Devine in Curbing Pollution, Health and the Environment, The Media and the Environment, U.S. Law and Policy

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Dirty water isn’t a joke.  However, lobbyists representing polluting industries have made some comically over-the-top attacks on the Environmental Protection Agency’s and the Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed plan to protect our nation’s waterways.  We felt that the clean water...continued

Missing The Big Picture About California's Low Electric Bills Again

Posted November 6, 2014 by Sierra Martinez in Curbing Pollution, Living Sustainably, Solving Global Warming, The Media and the Environment

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Despite all the facts, the myth that Californians pay a lot of money for their electricity every month continues to be perpetuated, with its proponents using their misguided interpretation of the data to justify their claim that California shouldn’t be...continued

Efficiency Really Works!

Posted October 9, 2014 by David Goldstein in Curbing Pollution, Living Sustainably, Solving Global Warming, The Media and the Environment

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The very week of the announcement that the researchers who helped create energy –efficient LED lighting received the Nobel Prize, two nay-sayers on efficiency find a forum in the New York Times to express their poorly-reasoned doubts . Michael Shellenberger...continued

The Numbers Continue to Crunch the Pebble Mine

Posted October 3, 2014 by Joel Reynolds in Curbing Pollution, Environmental Justice, Green Enterprise, Health and the Environment, Living Sustainably, Moving Beyond Oil, Reviving the World's Oceans, Saving Wildlife and Wild Places, Solving Global Warming, The Media and the Environment, U.S. Law and Policy

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Facts – for example, numbers -- have never been a friend to the Pebble Mine.  By now, some of these are familiar to all of us: 10 billion – The number of tons of mining waste laced with toxics that the...continued

NRDC Goes to Austin: A Tasting Flight of Our SXSW ECO Panels

Posted September 30, 2014 by Dylan Gasperik in Health and the Environment, Reviving the World's Oceans, The Media and the Environment

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Next week will be my first time visiting Austin, Texas, the fabled home of hipsterdom that I have heard so much about. The occasion is SXSW Eco, the green spawn of the mother of all multimedia events, SXSW. While...continued

After Toledo, What's Next?

Posted September 30, 2014 by Karen Hobbs in Curbing Pollution, Environmental Justice, Health and the Environment, Living Sustainably, The Media and the Environment, U.S. Law and Policy

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It’s been almost 2 months since half a million residents of Toledo, Ohio and surrounding communities were told not to drink their water after unsafe levels of toxins, caused by Lake Erie algal blooms, were found at a city water...continued

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