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  • To Improve Beijing’s Air Quality, Cut Household Fuel Use Too

    Jul 14, 2016, 7:38 am By Guest
    By Jeffrey Norris UC Berkeley News China’s plans to curb Beijing’s health-damaging air pollution by focusing on restricting emissions from power plants and vehicles may have limited impact if household use of coal and other dirty fuels is not also ……
  • Maryland to Become First State U.S. State to Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides

    Jul 12, 2016, 7:32 am By Guest
    By Amanda Froelich True Activist Maryland will become the first U.S. state to ban neonicotinoid-containing pesticides to help revive honey bee populations. In 2015, honey bee populations in the state of Maryland declined by 61%, according to the USDA. That ……
  • Closure of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant

    Jun 22, 2016, 6:19 am By Guest
    By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams In landmark agreement, California’s last remaining nuclear plant will be replaced by greenhouse-gas-free energy sources A plan to shutter the last remaining nuclear power plant in California and replace it with renewable…
  • Happy American Eagle Day

    Jun 20, 2016, 2:50 pm By Guest
    By The U.S. Department of the Interior Happy American Eagle Day! As a national symbol, this majestic bird appears on everything from money to memorials, but decades ago, it almost disappeared completely. Because of the ban on the pesticide DDT … Continue…
  • Norway Becomes the First Country to Ban Deforestation

    Jun 10, 2016, 5:06 pm By Guest
    By Ruth Milka Nation of Change On May 26th the Norwegian Parliament pledged to be deforestation-free. They are the first country in history to ban deforestation. The ban is a part of the government’s procurement policy and includes eliminating the ……
  • Solar Surges: Renewable Energy Jobs Topped 8 Million in 2015

    Jun 1, 2016, 6:18 am By Guest
    By Andrea Germanos Common Dreams On the heels of clean fuel milestones in Germany and Portugal , a new report finds that the renewable energy industry employed over 8.1 million people worldwide in 2015. According to the International Renewable Energy ……
  • President Barack Obama – Our Responsibility to Act

    Apr 22, 2016, 2:59 pm By Guest
    President Barack Obama The White House Today is Earth Day — the last one I’ll celebrate as President. Looking back over the past seven years, I’m hopeful that the work we’ve done will allow my daughters and all of our … Continue reading →
  • Secretary Kerry Signs Paris Agreement on Climate Change on Earth Day 2016

    Apr 22, 2016, 2:46 pm By Guest
    Remarks by John Kerry, Secretary of State at the Opening Ceremony of the United Nations Signing Ceremony of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, April 22, 2016 My State Department SECRETARY KERRY:  Mr. Secretary General, Monsieur le President de la ……
  • More Than 1 Billion People Will Be Involved in Earth Day 2016

    Apr 8, 2016, 4:37 pm By Guest
    Earth Day Network World leaders to sign Paris climate agreement on Earth Day In less than one and a half months, over one billion people in 192 countries will take action to protect our shared environment. All across the globe, in … Continue reading →
  • SeaWorld Ends its Orca Breeding Program

    Mar 18, 2016, 7:32 am By Guest
    By Nika Knight Common Dreams After years of pressure and protest from animal rights advocates, SeaWorld will make its current population of whales the ‘last generation’ in captivity. In a decision that animal rights advocates hailed as a “game…
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