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  • New York City is Amped for The People’s Climate March

    19 September 2014, 12:12 pm by: Don Lieber

    “The People’s Climate March” is quickly approaching.  The level of organization for Sunday's event is more impressive than any other rally — climate or otherwise — this writer has ever witnessed in New York City. Organizers have predicted some…
  • Sick of Enviro Documentaries? Why You Should Still Watch Disruption

    18 September 2014, 1:54 pm by: Guest

    This is a guest post by Zach Roberts.…
  • Workers at Fracked Wells Exposed to Benzene, CDC Warns Amid Mounting Evidence of Shale Jobs' Dangers

    18 September 2014, 8:00 am by: Sharon Kelly

    For years, the oil and gas industry has worked to convince Americans that the rush to drill shale wells across the country will not only provide large corporations with lavish profits, but will also create enormous numbers of attractive and high-paid jobs,…
  • Shale Industry Resorts to Conspiracy Theories to Explain Opposition to Fracking

    17 September 2014, 5:57 pm by: Sharon Kelly

    As evidence mounts concerning the hazards of fracking, the oil and gas industry is increasingly trying to redirect public discussion of the topic, focusing instead on the funding behind the environmental groups rather than the actual science of the matter.…
  • Bomb Trains Keep Rolling While Congressional Committee Bickers About Bakken Crude

    17 September 2014, 11:59 am by: Justin Mikulka

    When DeSmogBlog reported last week that no actual petroleum scientists would be testifying at the congressional science committee’s hearing on the characteristics of Bakken crude oil, we knew the hearing was unlikely to make any substantial progress toward…
  • Future of Our Climate Depends on Next Fifteen Years of Investment, New Report States

    16 September 2014, 1:48 pm by: Chris Rose

    Investments in renewable energies and low-carbon infrastructure can help the environment and the economy at the same time, says a comprehensive new report released Tuesday.…
  • Republican Senators Push Manhattan Institute's Dirty Energy Propaganda Paper

    16 September 2014, 11:01 am by: Farron Cousins

    Two Republican members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will be releasing a white paper later this week that will allegedly make the case that “regulations” and legislation that “raises energy costs” is damaging…
  • Pennsylvania Plant Agrees to Stop Dumping Partially-Treated Fracking Wastewater in River After…

    16 September 2014, 1:45 am by: Sharon Kelly

    A Pennsylvania wastewater treatment plant alleged to have dumped toxic and radioactive materials into the Allegheny River has agreed to construct a new treatment facility, under a settlement announced Thursday with an environmental organization that had filed…
  • Denier Lord Lawson’s Fight Against Wind Farms Proves Quixotic

    15 September 2014, 2:42 am by: Brendan Montague

    Lord Lawson and the Global Warming Policy Foundation have blasted foreign owned wind farms but there is one Polish company supported by a Tory lord which is doing very well out of renewables…
  • Speeding Up Renewable Energy Access Critical for Climate, Health and Economy: Report

    14 September 2014, 11:00 am by: Chris Rose

    Renewable energies are increasingly seen as the best solution to a growing global population demanding affordable access to electricity while reducing the need for toxic fossil fuels that are creating unsustainable levels of greenhouse gas emissions.…

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