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There's a good chance you do. According to the Environmental Defense Fund, twenty of the top 25 mercury-emitting coal plants are located within 50-100 miles of some of the America's biggest cities. There are 600 coal plants in the U.S. These 25 coal plants emit roughly 30% of total mercury pollution
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Stanford climate scientists forecast permanently hotter summers The tropics and much of the Northern Hemisphere are likely to experience an irreversible rise in summer temperatures within the next 20 to 60 years if atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations continue to increase, according to a new cl
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Coal industry braces for declining demand if EPA pollution rules pass :: The Republic www.therepublic.com
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - American Electric Power's plan to shutter a string of aging coal-fired electric plants if regulators adopt strict new pollution rules is likely the first in a series of similar decisions, which has the coal industry bracing for waning demand.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Governments should scrap policies to support biofuels because they are forcing up global food prices, according to a report by 10 international agencies including the World Bank and
The snowpacks have gradually gotten smaller over the past century — a trend confirmed by a study of the historical record contained in tree rings. More than 70 million people are dependent on water from the snows, which feed rivers in the West. That water may dry up sooner each year in coming decade
A Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, the Steve Irwin, boat full of nearly 40 environment activists is headed towards Libyan waters today, perhaps arriving as early as later tonight. The activists, if you aren't already aware, are going there to try to stop illegal bluefin tuna fishing.
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Must-See Photovoltaic Industry Graphs on the Changing Economics of Solar There's a joke in the solar industry about when "grid parity" – the time when solar becomes as cheap as fossil sources – will happen. Ron Kenedi, the former VP in Sharp Solar's U.S. business liked to throw out random dates, tel
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Spanish police reportedly arrested three alleged members of the hacker and activist group Anonymous on Friday on suspicion of taking part in online attacks against Sony's PlayStation network, as well as banks, businesses and government websites. The police told reporters in Spain that the three "
Climate change will have major impacts on the availability of water for growing food and on crop productivity in the decades to come, warns a new FAO report.
politics/not-even-summer-yet-h eat-grips-half-the-country-sci entists-say-sign-of-things-to- come/2011/06/09/AGQb0KNH_story .html
WASHINGTON — Sweltering temperatures across half the country have people doing what they can to stay cool, and some of them will need to keep doing it for the rest of the week.
"An Israel that has become a pariah state" Could Obama Support Palestine in UN? www.huffingtonpost.com
"An Israel that has become a pariah state" http://www.huffingtonpost.com/
As Gabriela Shalev reminds us, it's foolish to assume that Obama is merely a puppet with Netanyahu pulling the strings. Her two years at the UN surely taught her that the real power is in Washington, not Jerusalem.
MILAN (Reuters) - Farmers, governments and regulators should take preventive action to improve water management, because climate change will tighten water supplies for agriculture, the United Nations'
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Even as the Wallow fire threatens to alter the Arizona landscape for a long time to come, some scientists say climate change may be fueling a trend toward larger wildfires in the American West.
No More Jersey Shore: Leaving Our Children a World Without Beaches — Thanks to Warming-Driven Sea L thinkprogress.org
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With huge investment from the Mexican Government, tons of sand are being pumped from offshore sandbars by two huge dredgers and then sprayed along miles of Cancun's hardest hit areas. Loss of beaches worldwide is certainly not the worst of the impacts humans will face from unrestricted greenhouse ga
YOU BETTER READ THIS - “The Earth Is Full”: Tom Friedman on “The Great Disruption” thinkprogress.org
YOU BETTER READ THIS - http://thinkprogress.org/romm/
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Note: At the end I post more of my exclusive interview with the author of The Great Disruption, Paul Gilding. First, here's the opening of Friedman's op-ed, "The Earth Is Full," currently the most e-mailed piece on the NY Times website: You really do have to wonder whether a few years from now we'l
Strong government incentives in European and Asian countries have given those countries the lead in clean energy technologies.
A new study puts a hefty price tag on climate change by linking it to the air you breathe. The report, by the Union of Concerned Scientists, concludes that temperature increases will worsen ground-level ozone concentrations, threatening the health of millions of Americans.
The pre-summer heat wave that's been gripping the nation's midsection moved to the Northeast today, triggering heat advisories and warnings in cities from New York to Washington.
orts/animal-welfare-june-2011/ 165269-we-must-act-fast-to-res tore-marine-life
Remember the tragic tsunami of 2004 in the Indian Ocean that killed more than 200,000 people throughout 11 countries? Remember Hurricane Katrina in 2005, which wreaked complete chaos and utter devastation on New Orleans and surrounding areas?
I'VE SWEAT BLOOD TO GET THIS CHAP TO YOU. NOW THE FUTURE'S IN YOUR HANDS NOW IT'S UP TO YOU. http://youtu.be/leK8ed-fMIMI
Media Matters Exposes TV News Bias Against Climate Action: “76% Of Total Guests Were Opponents Of GH thinkprogress.org
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Media Matters Exposes TV News Bias Against Climate Action: "76% Of Total Guests Were Opponents Of GHthinkprogress.org
The EPA is currently considering new regulations of toxic chemicals, heavy metals and, of course, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from power plants. But these proposed regulations have spawned an aggressive group of opponents who claim that any new rules on power plant emissions would hurt businesses
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China says it will stop giving preferential treatment to domestic wind companies, which may make it easier for American manufacturers to compete with rapidly-growing Chinese firms. As USA Today reports: The World Trade Organization prohibits government programs that give preferences to companies usi
MARMET, W.Va. -- On Monday morning, hundreds of people began a weeklong, 50-mile trek to protest mountaintop removal mining and defend labor rights.
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The Climate Progress news round-up is a daily look at the top climate and energy news from around the web. Do you have interesting stories to share? Post them in the comments below. S. Korea Aims to Create 1.5 Million Jobs From 'Green Energy' The South Korean government and businesses aim to bolster
WORLD'S DEADLIEST ENERGY Oil Sands Project in Canada Will Go On if Pipeline Is Blocked www.nytimes.com
Oil producers in Canada have several alternatives for reaching the United States market, and a growing alternative market lies in China.
Some advocates see a new bill that would end expiration of energy tax credits as strike three against Wisconsin's wobbly wind industry By Maria Gallucci, SolveClimate News Wisconsin's clean energy
As Arctic Sea Ice Retreats, Storms Take Toll on the Land by Ed Struzik: Yale Environment 360 e360.yale.edu
For millennia, the blanket of ice covering the Arctic Ocean protected the shore from damaging storms. But as that ice buffer disappears, increasingly powerful storm surges are eroding the coastline and sending walls of seawater inland, devastating Arctic ecosystems that support abundant wildlife.
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Japan can increase the amount of electricity it generates using geothermal resources to offset power shortages as the government reconsiders its reliance on nuclear energy, Bloomberg New Energy Finance said.
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Concerned about global warming and climate change? Then put aside fossil fuels and deforestation for a while and look closer home and mind the eggs and milk on your table.
Reliance on gas would lead the world to a 3.5C temperature rise, and out-of-control global warming, says new research
Poor must have the burden of global warming lifted | Comment is free | The Observer www.guardian.co.uk
Observer editorial: As the major polluters, wealthy nations have a responsibility to help developing countries survive extreme events
A popular Indian yoga guru retreated to his plush ashram Sunday claiming the Indian government was out to kill him after police forcibly removed the televangelist from a "fast-unto-death" hunger strike against corruption and scattered tens of thousands of followers.
As record flooding completes its destructive journey along the Mississippi River, accounts label this disaster the "flood of the century," implying we probably won't see such an event for another 90 years. Well, I've got 50 bucks that says we'll see at least two more floods of the century before the
2011/06/05/982131/-Climate-cha nge-is-the-most-important-issu e-humanity-has-ever-faced
Hayhoe, other scientists, civic planners and a manager at the giant Swiss Re reinsurance firm all cited human-caused climate change as an factor pushing this shift toward more extreme weather.
SINGLE GREATEST WRITING ON UNVIOLENT WAR 'LOVE IN ACTION' THIS Ignited MLKs Fight to the Death Against Vietnam War www.youtube.com
SINGLE GREATEST WRITING ON UNVIOLENT WAR EVER WRITTEN.
YOU, AMERICA, IS FULLY FUNDING THIS ENDLESS SLAUGHTER. STOP IT. http://www.google.com/hostedne
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MAJDAL SHAMS, Golan Heights — Hundreds of pro-Palestinian protesters coming from Syria marched towards the country's border with Israel on Sunday, approaching a first line of barbed wire fence, AFP photographers said.