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At a United Nations gathering on Tuesday, leaders will face a divide between the rich countries responsible for extensive carbon emissions and the poor countries that stand to suffer most as a result....
From: New York Times | By: JUSTIN GILLIS and CORAL DAVENPORT | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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A researcher who studies the environmental effectiveness of recycling admits that he “can’t stand” the plastic-bag ban: Part of the reason can be found in the quote you cited: Although plastic bags’ manufacture is relatively energy intensive...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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ColumnHere are 9 sex tips for giving you and your partner an organic sex-lift. Sex is natural, sex is good, but not everybody is doing nearly enough of what they should. We’re busy, we’re stressed out, and we’re tired, but that’s precisely why...
From: EcoSalon | By: Stefanie Iris Weiss | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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State Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, has been a chief skeptic when it comes to Gov. Jay Inslee’s plans to fight global warming by cutting carbon emissions. Now environmentalists are targeting Ericksen’s re-election race, and California billionaire...
From: Seattle Times | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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A preachy, taxpayer-funded musical about man-made climate change ended its run early after receiving mediocre reviews from theater critics. As The Inquisitr previously reported, The Great Immensity was produced by The Civilians theater troupe with a...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Robert Jonathan | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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One thing is for certain about climate change, to borrow the words of the title of the new book written by author, journalist and activist Naomi Klein: it changes everything. Just about a month before her book came out though, so too did another one...
From: Firedoglake | By: Steve Horn | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Leaders must act together to reverse carbon emissions or betray their children and future generationsThis week, I will witness a key test of whether we will betray our children, grandchildren and future generations through a lack of ambition and will....
From: The Guardian | By: Bob Ward | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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On Sunday, Sept. 21, thousands will march in New York City in advance of the U.N. Climate Summit next Tuesday, where nations will meet to discuss potential solutions to curb carbon emissions.
From: Firedoglake | By: BrandonJ | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Extreme weather, drought and wildfires all take a toll on the federal budget. The post U.S. Budget Director Warns: ‘Climate Denial Will Cost Us Billions Of Dollars’ appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Katie Valentine | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Inventive Garden Home in India Written by  Winifred Bird September 19, 2014Behind a house in crowded Bangalore, India, two architects carve out a midcity oasis. The wall surrounding Ravi and Esha Chowdhary’s backyard in Bangalore, India, includes...
From: Dwell | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Evidently the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution is still not recognized in certain parts of the United States. How else could Chris Christie remain David Koch's slave? As Gov. Chris...
From: Washington Monthly | By: D.R. Tucker | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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How do you feel about jewelry made from dead animals? I’m not talking about fetish jewelry where teeth, bones, and vertebrae turn into sinister charms, but tasteful pendants and earrings made more colorful by adding real insect wings. It’s a growing...
From: Green Prophet | By: Laurie Balbo | Friday, September 19, 2014
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By Andrew Revkin Michael R. Bloomberg has been one of the most vocal leaders—at any level of government—when it comes to sounding the alarm about what climate change is doing, and will continue to do, to our planet unless immediate action is taken....
From: OnEarth Magazine | By: Andrew Revkin | Friday, September 19, 2014
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The new GOP report doesn't mention EPA's carbon rule for power plants, but it clearly assumes the regulation will drive up energy costs. Here's why that assumption is wrong.The post What The GOP’s New Report On Energy Insecurity Doesn’t Tell You...
From: Climate Progress | By: Jeff Spross | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara (@pkollipara). To subscribe by e-mail, click here. Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click here. Follow...
From: Washington Post | By: Puneet Kollipara | Friday, September 19, 2014
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On Wednesday, The Ohio Supreme Court ruled 6-1 to potentially allow part of a state wildlife area to be strip-mined for coal.The post Ohio Supreme Court: It’s OK To Strip Mine State Wildlife Areas appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Ari Phillips | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Climate Change Collage Wikimedia Commons Next week is Climate Week in New York City. The happenings begin on Sunday with what promises to be a massive march demanding action to curb human-propelled global warming. On Tuesday, the United Nations will...
From: Popular Science | By: Emily Gertz | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Let’s make ourselves heard loud and clear, so that 50 years from now, we have a world that is better than it is now: A world where renewable energy is the norm; where the cost of environmental externalities must be accounted for by every government;...
From: Triple Pundit | By: 3p Contributor | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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A new study shows that taxing carbon dioxide emissions could actually work to reduce greenhouse gases without any negative effects on employment and revenues....
From: Miller McCune | By: Tom Jacobs | Friday, September 19, 2014
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#PeoplesClimate mural in #Bushwick (corner of Flushing & Bogart) by @gilfnyc. Get ready, NYC. #climate pic.twitter.com/kVq80pkjOb — Collin Rees (@collinrees) September 14, 2014 Elizabeth Kolbert previews NYC’s climate march this Sunday: For next...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Friday, September 19, 2014
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The Anglican Church of Canada, The Episcopal Church, The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada have issued a joint pastoral message on climate change.
From: Episcopal Cafe | By: Andrew Gerns | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Samantha Williams, Staff Attorney, Chicago: Although the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Tuesday that it’s extending the comment period on the Clean Power Plan for states to curb carbon emissions from our nation’s...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Samantha Williams | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Two in-depth reports in U.S. magazines this week look at the environmental consequences of China’s dependence on coal, and the various efforts underway to mitigate environmental
From: China Digital Times | By: Sophie Beach | Friday, September 19, 2014
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  Hot springs spas make the ultimate R&R vacation.  I stood in the middle of a field in Iceland alongside a babbling brook, eyeing my travel companions. Strangers just an hour earlier, we now began to disrobe as though we were old friends or family....
From: EcoSalon | By: Sarah Pascarella | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Solar power systems are ideal for buildings with large, flat roofs. That type of building is universal in public schools in the US. Thus, public and private schools offer huge, mostly untapped potential to increase solar energy use in the US. Installing...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Cynthia Shahan | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Cowspiracy Official Trailer from First Spark Media on Vimeo. Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret is a feature-length environmental documentary following a San Francisco filmmaker as he investigates the most destructive industry facing the planet today:...
From: Inhabitat | By: Beverley Mitchell | Friday, September 19, 2014
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New York's City Council proposed a package of bills Friday to slash greenhouse gas emissions, shrink the carbon footprint of...
From: Deseret News | Friday, September 19, 2014
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University of Liverpool News Dr. Jon Major, a researcher at Liverpool University has recently made the discovery that the chemical used to make tofu, and bath salts, could also be used to replace one of the most toxic substances, namely cadmium chloride,...
From: Jetson Green | By: Christine Walsh | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Two new studies find that "strong measures to limit carbon emissions would have hardly any negative effect on economic growth, and might actually lead to faster growth," as Nobelist Paul Krugman puts it. Here's why. The post Krugman, IMF: Fighting Global...
From: Climate Progress | By: Joe Romm | Friday, September 19, 2014
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A paradox lies at the heart of Christopher Norment's eloquent new book: the sea life of Death Valley
From: Open Letters Monthly | By: Steve Donoghue | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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It is fitting that Naomi Klein’s latest work, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, was released this week in September. On Sunday, tens of thousands will pour into the streets of midtown Manhattan for the People’s Climate March. On...
From: In These Times | By: Cole Stangler | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Protesters chanting "Green energy" demonstrated outside the G20 finance ministers' summit on Sunday (Sep 21), calling for climate change to be on the world's biggest economies' agenda as part of an international day of action.
From: Channel News Asia | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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The politics of climate change has forever been translated by opponents and even some supporters of national and international action as a choice between carbon emissions reductions and economic growth,...
From: Washington Monthly | By: Ed Kilgore | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Expanding public transportation and infrastructure that promotes walking and biking throughout the world’s cities could save $100 trillion and cut transportation-related carbon emissions by 40 percent by 2050, according to an analysis by researchers...
From: Clean Techies | By: Yale Environment 360 | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Alvin Lin, China Climate and Energy Policy Director, Beijing: This post was co-written with Princeton-in-Asia Fellow Judy Li. Next week in New York, national leaders from around the world will gather for a Climate Summit to announce their countries’...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Alvin Lin | Friday, September 19, 2014
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The de Blasio administration will announce a plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions from city buildings by 80% by 2050, and to pressure private landlords for similar improvements....
From: New York Times | By: MATT FLEGENHEIMER | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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DAVID T. HANSONYOU MAY BE PLUGGING YOUR FANCY NEW ELECTRIC CAR INTO THIS A dirty coal plant in Colstrip, Montana. Say you're a software developer holding down a six-figure salary at Microsoft in Redmond. You read the news; maybe you even heard World...
From: The Stranger | By: Ansel Herz | Friday, September 19, 2014
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The groups called for a state- and nationwide reduction in carbon emissions
From: Newark Star-Ledger | By: Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey Journal | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Fuelled by a supportive govt, India’s big biz houses, PSUs as well as a bevy of eager start-ups are giving renewable energy a second wind.
From: The Economic Times | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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How urban farming can increase jobs, health, sustainability and happiness for low-income communities in cities across the country.The post How One Of D.C.’s Worst Heroin Markets Became A Sustainable Food Source appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Jeff Spross | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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We begin today with Paul Krugman who analyzes the economics of fighting climate change: This just in: Saving the planet would be cheap; it might even be free. But will anyone believe the good news? I’ve just been reading two new reports on the economics...
From: Daily Kos | By: Georgia Logothetis | Friday, September 19, 2014
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The number of sea ports using ship evaluation systems to encourage lower carbon emissions will go from two to 10 in the next year, according to Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, as reported by Bloomberg. Branson is a founder of the Carbon War Room,...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Ken Jennison | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Shaun Donovan gave his first speech as White House budget director Friday, and he didn't even mention that Washington obsession of recent years, the $17.8 trillion national debt. No, in the run-up to next week's United Nations climate summit in New York,...
From: Washington Post | By: Lori Montgomery | Friday, September 19, 2014
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One of the more affordable ways to cut greenhouse gas emissions is to design cities to give people clean options for using public transportation, walking and cycling and to move away from car-centric development, according to a new report released...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Friday, September 19, 2014
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One of the arguments behind Starfire's barely-there outfit is that her powers are fed by solar energy. Since Superman also gets his powers from our yellow sun, cartoonist J.Bone designed a new, less UV-blocking costume for the Man of Steel.Read more......
From: Io9 | By: Lauren Davis | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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I saw a very interesting graphic several days ago that shows the most consumed fuel in every state in the US: Image Credit: Motovo In 49 of 50 states, fossil fuels were the most consumed fuel. South Carolina was the single exception, where nuclear power...
From: R-Squared Energy Blog | By: Robert Rapier | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Don't pay any attention to "the prophets of climate despair": Errors and Emissions, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: This just in: Saving the planet would be cheap; it might even be free. But will anyone believe the good news?...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, September 19, 2014
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David Murray, Program Assistant, Energy and Transportation, New York City: Meet one of solar energy’s top advocates: the U.S. military. Whether it’s on an Air Force base in Arizona or at a U.S. Marine outpost in Afghanistan, service...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: David Murray | Friday, September 19, 2014
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The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) around 56 million years ago is perhaps the most studied of the many episodes of global warming in the geological record, but it still has plenty of puzzles. Professor Daniela Schmidt has written an article...
From: Skeptical Science | Friday, September 19, 2014
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China sees need to temper growing carbon emissions, but fierce debate swirls over the preferred method for doing so
From: Financial Times | Friday, September 19, 2014
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