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Is The Department Of Justice Going To Let BP Save $5 Billion In Taxes?

Feed Burner - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 21:28

Legislators are calling on the Department of Justice to close this loophole.

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This Country Just Promised To Get Rid Of All Its Coal Plants

Feed Burner - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 19:39

Great news for carbon emissions. Bad news for anti-fracking communities.

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Countries Announce Major Phase-Out Of Coal Plant Financing

Feed Burner - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 19:16

The move represents a significant step in limiting financing of new coal generation around the world.

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Climate Change: What You Need To Know

Feed Burner - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 17:01

Those who understand climate change and solutions will do vastly better in the world that humanity is remaking than those who do not. A new book explains what you need to know.

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Senate Passes Resolutions To Kill Obama’s Power Plant Rule

Feed Burner - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 14:16

A combined version of the resolutions is already being considered in the House.

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Environmentalists Want This State To Take Chicken Poop Out Of Its Clean Energy Plan

Feed Burner - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 13:00

Environmental activists want Maryland to stop calling chicken manure "renewable energy."

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The Arctic Just Shook Off Another Oil Company

Feed Burner - Tue, 11/17/2015 - 19:16

The company joins Shell in backing out of drilling in the Chukchi Sea.

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Oil Demand In The U.S. Can Stress Water Supplies In Countries Thousands Of Miles Away

Feed Burner - Tue, 11/17/2015 - 18:47

A demand for oil is also a demand for the water used to produce the oil.

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Global Temperatures Continue To Surge In Record-Breaking October

Feed Burner - Tue, 11/17/2015 - 17:08

The hottest October -- by far -- in NASA's 135-year temperature record assures 2015 will by the hottest year, easily topping 2014's record. But will 2016 blow them both away?

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This Coal Mine Could Create More CO2 Emissions Than Entire Countries

Feed Burner - Mon, 11/16/2015 - 20:56

Australia's Carmichael mine is massive -- both in terms of size and emissions.

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Why Bernie Sanders Was Right To Link Climate Change To National Security

Feed Burner - Mon, 11/16/2015 - 19:52

The Democratic Presidential candidate's remarks were criticized by people who apparently don't understand the existential nature the climate threat poses to this country and the world.

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Paris Attacks Won’t Deter Coming Climate Talks, Officials Say

Feed Burner - Sat, 11/14/2015 - 17:31

The UN and French Government have confirmed that the big Paris climate talks scheduled for November 30 to December 12 will proceed as planned, but with stronger security in the wake of Friday's terrorist attacks.

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This Northwest City Just Passed The Strongest Resolution Against Fossil Fuels In The Country

Feed Burner - Fri, 11/13/2015 - 16:02

Portland, Oregon just passed some of the strongest anti-fossil fuel regulations in the country.

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The U.S. And Japan Are Close To Reaching A Major Agreement On Coal

Feed Burner - Fri, 11/13/2015 - 13:00

Protesters are trying to break a link in the global chain that perpetuates coal power.

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Here’s How Much The World’s Biggest Economies Spend On Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Feed Burner - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 20:00

Despite pledging to end fossil fuel subsidies in 2009, the world's major economies still spend billions each year on fossil fuel production.

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Coal Is Dying, But Hillary Clinton Has A Plan To Save Coal Communities

Feed Burner - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 18:45

Clinton calls for $30 billion towards rebuilding areas that coal has left economically and environmentally devastated.

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Rand Paul Goes Full-On Climate Science Denier

Feed Burner - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 15:26

A full debunking of Rand Paul's climate comments at Tuesday's GOP debate.

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