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Posts tagged energy

Jul 30 '14
ALEC Continues Attack on Renewable Energy Policies to Keep America Addicted to Fossil Fuels
While ALEC has been around for nearly 40 years, recent Supreme Court decisions like Citizens United have put the group’s ability to influence or essentially own Republican lawmakers on steroids.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/30/alec-renewable-energy-fossil-fuels/

ALEC Continues Attack on Renewable Energy Policies to Keep America Addicted to Fossil Fuels

While ALEC has been around for nearly 40 years, recent Supreme Court decisions like Citizens United have put the group’s ability to influence or essentially own Republican lawmakers on steroids.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/30/alec-renewable-energy-fossil-fuels/

Jul 30 '14
The Blue Dot Tour: The Right to Breathe Fresh Air, Drink Clean Water and Eat Healthy Food
How can anyone who has even seen a photo of the Earth treat our small blue home with disdain and carelessness? How can anyone fail to recognize how precious and finite the resources, especially water, are—and that we must share and care for what we have?
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/blue-dot-tour/

The Blue Dot Tour: The Right to Breathe Fresh Air, Drink Clean Water and Eat Healthy Food

How can anyone who has even seen a photo of the Earth treat our small blue home with disdain and carelessness? How can anyone fail to recognize how precious and finite the resources, especially water, are—and that we must share and care for what we have?

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/blue-dot-tour/

Jul 29 '14
Fracking Waste Puts Americans’ Drinking Water at Risk
This new GAO report confirms what communities across the country have known for years: drinking water is at risk.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/fracking-waste-drinking-water-at-risk/

Fracking Waste Puts Americans’ Drinking Water at Risk

This new GAO report confirms what communities across the country have known for years: drinking water is at risk.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/fracking-waste-drinking-water-at-risk/

Jul 29 '14
Life Size LEGO Figurines Descend on NYC to Save the Arctic
“We love LEGO, but this partnership with Shell has to end,” said Greenpeace USA Arctic campaign specialist Tyler Sanville. “By putting Shell’s name on its toys, LEGO is letting a cynical oil giant use the LEGO brand to get into millions of kids playrooms. It’s time for LEGO to stand up for the Arctic, and for kids, by ditching Shell for good.”
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/lego-figurines-descend-on-nyc-to-save-arctic-shell/

Life Size LEGO Figurines Descend on NYC to Save the Arctic

“We love LEGO, but this partnership with Shell has to end,” said Greenpeace USA Arctic campaign specialist Tyler Sanville. “By putting Shell’s name on its toys, LEGO is letting a cynical oil giant use the LEGO brand to get into millions of kids playrooms. It’s time for LEGO to stand up for the Arctic, and for kids, by ditching Shell for good.”

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/lego-figurines-descend-on-nyc-to-save-arctic-shell/

Jul 29 '14
German Solar Experience Offers Critical ‘Lessons Learned’ For America
Most importantly, the report found: “By and large, the German path has been remarkably successful, given the goal—shared by a great majority of the population—of ‘de-fossilizing’ Germany’s electricity sector.”
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/german-solar-lessons-for-america/

German Solar Experience Offers Critical ‘Lessons Learned’ For America

Most importantly, the report found: “By and large, the German path has been remarkably successful, given the goal—shared by a great majority of the population—of ‘de-fossilizing’ Germany’s electricity sector.”

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/german-solar-lessons-for-america/

Jul 29 '14
Solar Hot Spots and Clean Energy Potential Pinpointed in New Maps
How will Los Angeles County prepare for a warmer future? And what role could clean energy investments play?
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/solar-hot-spots-and-clean-energy-potential-pinpointed-in-new-maps/

Solar Hot Spots and Clean Energy Potential Pinpointed in New Maps

How will Los Angeles County prepare for a warmer future? And what role could clean energy investments play?

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/solar-hot-spots-and-clean-energy-potential-pinpointed-in-new-maps/

Jul 29 '14
U.S. Coal Exports Fuel Global Climate Change and Undermine Obama’s Climate Plan
Greenpeace USA has released a major new report on an under-discussed part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and his U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) carbon rule: it serves as a major endorsement of continued coal production and export to overseas markets.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/obama-coal-exports-climate-change/

U.S. Coal Exports Fuel Global Climate Change and Undermine Obama’s Climate Plan

Greenpeace USA has released a major new report on an under-discussed part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and his U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) carbon rule: it serves as a major endorsement of continued coal production and export to overseas markets.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/obama-coal-exports-climate-change/

Jul 29 '14
GAO Report: Drinking Water at Risk from Underground Fracking Waste Injection
The report shows that the EPA’s program to protect drinking water sources from underground injection of fracking waste needs improvement.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/28/drinking-water-at-risk-underground-fracking-waste-injection/

GAO Report: Drinking Water at Risk from Underground Fracking Waste Injection

The report shows that the EPA’s program to protect drinking water sources from underground injection of fracking waste needs improvement.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/28/drinking-water-at-risk-underground-fracking-waste-injection/

Jul 28 '14
3 Arrested Blockading Train Tracks Protesting Oil-By-Rail
The protestors were demanding an immediate end to the shipment of Bakken oil through Northwest communities, all new oil-by-rail terminals proposed for the Northwest and Clean Air Act violations by oil refineries.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/28/arrested-blockading-train-tracks-protest-oil-by-rail/

3 Arrested Blockading Train Tracks Protesting Oil-By-Rail

The protestors were demanding an immediate end to the shipment of Bakken oil through Northwest communities, all new oil-by-rail terminals proposed for the Northwest and Clean Air Act violations by oil refineries.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/28/arrested-blockading-train-tracks-protest-oil-by-rail/

Jul 28 '14
The Truth About Natural Gas: A ‘Green’ Bridge to Hell
Natural gas is not the bridge to clean energy; it’s the road to more climate change.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/28/natural-gas-green-bridge-to-hell/

The Truth About Natural Gas: A ‘Green’ Bridge to Hell

Natural gas is not the bridge to clean energy; it’s the road to more climate change.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/28/natural-gas-green-bridge-to-hell/