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Jackson Morris, Director, Eastern Energy, Danville, Pa.: EPA kicked off hearings this week in four cities on its proposed carbon pollution standards for the nation's 1500 power plants.  Hundreds of concerned citizens are turning out at each...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Jackson Morris | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) said he thinks that "climate change occurs no matter what," but that the EPA's recent efforts to reduce emissions from existing power plants are “outside of the confines of the law.”The post Paul Ryan Says Climate Change Is...
From: Climate Progress | By: Ari Phillips | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Shaving? Waxing? Laser removal? What's an overly hirsute mammal to do? Umbra takes this question on the chin.
From: Grist | By: Ask Umbra® | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Emissions from oil sands aren't going to be the difference between stabilization and disasterThe post Oil sands moratorium? You’re going to need a stronger case appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Andrew Leach | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Robert Friedman, Youth Engagement Coordinator, New York City: This blog post was written by Meg McPherson, an intern in our DC office working with our Communications team. Do you ever have those moments when you suddenly realize that you aren’t...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Robert Friedman | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Neil deGrasse Tyson’s original PhD committee voted to dissolve itself: that is the word they used—dissolve. I like to think of his committee as an Airborn tablet being dropped into a glass of water. The glass of water is being held by Neil deGrasse...
From: The Rumpus | By: Jennine Capó Crucet | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Capturing carbon emissions and selling them for oil production could be big business in the U.S. as the country prepares to require power plant owners to cut their emissions. This startup is using a ‘carbon honeycomb’ to capture carbon emissions...
From: PaidContent | By: Ucilia Wang | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Several thousand unionized coal miners, electrical workers and others filled Pittsburgh’s downtown on Thursday to protest the Obama administration’s proposed rule to curb carbon emissions from the nation’s power plants.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Kris Maher | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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The Environmental Protection Agency is still finalizing its major new regulations on carbon emissions from coal plants. But the Obama Administration is already thinking ahead to the next big step in its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions: Doing...
From: The New Republic | By: Rebecca Leber | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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The hearing in Denver was one of several the EPA held across the country Tuesday and Wednesday to gauge public opinion on the Clean Power Plan, the new proposed regulations to cut carbon pollution emitted from existing power plants by 30 percent by 2030...
From: Climate Progress | By: Shannon Greenwood | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Leatherback turtles hatching on a Puerto Rico beach. Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs on these posts, Spotlight on Green News & Views  (previously...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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From the Washington Examiner: Shock: 80% of U.S. population growth is from immigrants, resources being sucked dry By Paul Bedard | July 30, 2014 A group dedicated to saving the planet by cutting runaway population increases is raising a new and shocking...
From: Sweetness and Light | By: Steve | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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The New York Times is running today an op/ed, "The Carbon Dividend," by University of Massachusetts economist James Boyce touting a new bill by Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) that would set up a cap-and-dividend program that aims to limit U.S. emissions...
From: Reason | By: Ronald Bailey | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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The Spruce Stomp sale is not unique in this respect; since 1990, roughly 90 percent of all “competitive” federal lease sales have only had one bidder.The post Controversial ‘Spruce Stomp’ Sale Of Federal Coal Yields Low Prices With Only One Bidder...
From: Climate Progress | By: Nidhi Thakar | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Christian, Jewish, and Hindu leaders urged the EPA not to weaken their proposed regulations on carbon emissions from coal plants. The post At EPA Hearing, Religious Leaders Call Carbon Pollution ‘An Affront To God’ appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Emily Atkin | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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A roundup of food news from around the Internet on July 30, 2014. The post Your Culinary To-Do: Downgrade Your Fridge, Eat More Mackerel appeared first on Bon Appétit....
From: Bon Appetit | By: Rochelle Bilow | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Bacardi’s “Good Spirited” green initiative, launched earlier this year with the goal of eliminating landfill waste at all of its production sites globally by 2022, is off to a good start according to company reports. According to Jennifer Eckberg...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Ken Jennison | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Fernando Cazares, NRDC / Voces Verdes Fellow, Washington, D.C.: Testimony for EPA hearing on Clean Power Plan Presented by Lance Robertson, Executive Director of National Black and Latino Council, at EPA Hearing in Atlanta July 2014 Good evening and...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Fernando Cazares | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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From: Power Line | By: Steven Hayward | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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The Denver PostThe United Workers Union of America was out in full force Wednesday at the Denver hearing on EPA proposed rules to cut carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.
From: Denver Post | By: Mark Jaffe, The Balance Sheet | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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For more than a century, Bill Taylor's family has used the calm, protected waters of Puget Sound to raise oysters, planting billions of larvae in underwater beds and then harvesting them to ship to some of the finest restaurants in the world....
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Republican candidate Joni Ernst has a record of denying the reality of climate change and taking money from fossil fuel interests.The post How Climate Denial Could Cost This Iowa Senate Candidate An Election appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Jeff Spross | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is known for his laser-sharp focus on a few things: speedy delivery, the lowest prices, and a willingness to forgo profits in the short-term to ensure them both. This combo has proved brutal for competitors.  "We won't invest in...
From: Business Insider | By: Jillian D'Onfro | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Even though a lot of people may disagree, choices that can help save the environment often save you money as well. By learning from and curbing our regular habits, we can decrease our impact and contribute meaningfully to the Earth. Teaching our kids...
From: Inhabitat | By: Spencer H. Johnson | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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The United Nations is putting new momentum behind the radical green effort to reduce global carbon emissions and drastically reshape the world’s economy — a campaign that is wobbling badly due to international defections and the huge cost of cutting...
From: Fox News | By: George Russell | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Stanford University scientists have produced the first-ever high-resolution carbon geography of Peru, a country whose tropical forests are among the world's most vital in terms of mitigating the global impact of climate change. Released July 29, the...
From: Business Insider | By: Justin Catanoso | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Did you know that a diamond necklace has the equivalent carbon footprint of drinking 1,333 pints of beer? Did you also know that a mile by a subway train has the same carbon footprint of 3 teapots boiled by gas energy? These fun snippets of information...
From: Inhabitat | By: Inhabitat | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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By Jason Bittel Stand up and be counted: All around the country, Americans are speaking their minds on the Environmental Protection Agency’s new power-plant pollution rules. Some say the rules go too far, such as the Alabama officials who argue that...
From: OnEarth Magazine | By: Jason Bittel | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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You won’t be surprised to learn that here at Wonkette, we generally do not believe in signs and portents from God. God doesn’t arrange things so that our favorite team could win the Super Bowl. God for sure isn’t making us rich, because fuck we...
From: Wonkette | By: snipy | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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State officials are considering both a cap-and-trade system and a carbon tax, in a move that would join them with California and some Canadian provinces in a coordinated effort.The post Washington State Is Gearing Up A System To Cut Its Carbon Emissions...
From: Climate Progress | By: Jeff Spross | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Allison Clements, Senior Attorney, Project for Sustainable FERC Energy Policy, New York: All five members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) agreed yesterday that acting on climate change is critical and none of them offered any indication...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Allison Clements | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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It is, perhaps, not the best of times for Greenpeace. Many of its supporters are angered at the revelation that a senior executive has been commuting some 500 miles roundtrip to work by plane, which makes a mockery of the group’s campaign to reduce...
From: Forbes | By: Trevor Butterworth | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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It’s hefty: A new report estimates the cost of mitigating the effects of climate change could rise by as much as 40% if action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is delayed 10 years — immediately outweighing any potential savings of a delay. The...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Food giant General Mills now has some pretty sweet climate bragging rights.
From: Grist | By: James West | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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As a part of its controversial proposed rule to limit carbon emissions from existing power plants, the EPA held simultaneous public comment sessions in Washington, Atlanta and Denver Tuesday. The comments, designed to help shape the formulation of the...
From: Fox News | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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What's the Latest? The long-term costs of ignoring climate change will dwarf those caused by cutting carbon emissions in the short term, according to a new report released by the President's council of economic advisors. For every decade of delay in...
From: Big Think | By: Orion D. Jones | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The federal proposal to cut coal-fired power plant carbon emissions will impact the nation's economy and witnesses at Denver hearing Tuesday sparred over just what it will mean....
From: Denver Post | By: By Mark JaffeThe Denver Post | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency launched public hearings on Tuesday on its proposal to slash carbon emissions from the country's power plants, and interested groups ranging from coal miners to senators made their views known....
From: Reuters | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The sun is finally shining on solar energy. In the last few years, more and more households and establishments have adapted the use of photovoltaic (PV) systems. In the past year alone, users of PV systems grew by as much as 26% compared to the previous...
From: Ecopreneurist | By: Derek Markham | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Sardines and other small, oily fish are some of the most nutritious in the sea. Now there's another reason to eat them: Fishermen use a lot less fuel to catch them than many other kinds of seafood.
From: NPR | By: April Fulton | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Bentley, Chevrolet, Carbon Capture Bentley has been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard for reductions of carbon, water use and waste production in manufacturing. The Carbon Trust is an organization that helps groups such as businesses...
From: Autoblog Green | By: John Beltz Snyder | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) blocked a Senate resolution that would have simply stated that climate change is real, citing various reasons and conspiracies. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) provided a thorough debunking.The post Senator Denies Climate Change...
From: Climate Progress | By: Emily Atkin | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Exelon Corporation will provide equity financing for 21 megawatts (MW) of Bloom Energy solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) projects at 75 commercial facilities in California, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York. The power buyers include new and repeat blue-chip...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Secretary Kerry hosted a remarkable conference in June called simply Our Ocean. It enlisted international policy makers, scientists, and the private sector to take action to ensure a healthy ocean for the future. The conference laid out the science,...
From: Skeptical Science | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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State officials urged Alabama residents to pray for divine intervention to block proposed environmental regulations for coal-fired plants, saying such policies violate God’s laws. The commissioner-elect of the state’s Public Service Commission said...
From: The Raw Story | By: Travis Gettys | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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New analysis by the Worldwatch Institute examines global trends in the solar power sectorWashington, D.C.—The year 2013 saw record-breaking growth for solar electricity generation as the photovoltaic (PV) and concentrated solar thermal power (CSP)...
From: Worldwatch Institute | By: Gaelle Gourmelon | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Now this is something, as a bicyclist, I always wonder about — while we are cycling around town, inhaling deeply as we exercise, what is the quality of the air we are breathing? Well, Portland State University Ph.D candidate Alex Bigazzi resolved...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Cynthia Shahan | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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WheelRight has received 2.5 million pounds in funding from Calculus Capital. Based in the U.K., WheelRight is a provider of tire monitoring equipment.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Friday, August 1, 2014
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Airbus is using bees to help analyze the environmental footprint of its operations at Finkenwerder Airport in Hamburg, Germany, by keeping them on-site and analyzing their honey, according to the company. The bees collect pollen and nectar from plants...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Ken Jennison | Friday, August 1, 2014
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