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  • President Obama talks hurricanes.
    NOAA announces weak hurricane season as Obama talks climate change
    President Obama will be in Miami today to get a briefing on the upcoming hurricane season and to warn the public about the dangers of climate change. A day earlier, the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said this hurricane...
  • EPA gives training grant to fresno
    EPA awards $192,300 environmental jobs training grant to Fresno group
    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that it has awarded a $192,300 grant for environmental jobs training to a Fresno employment, education, and training service organization. The Fresno Regional Workforce...
  • Floods linked to prayer
    Recent Flooding Traced to Religious Fervor
    Local Christians biggest culprits, but all religions must share the blame DALLAS (May 25, 2015) – We have figured out the answer. Our spring waves of intense storms and flooding can be traced directly to those who regularly engage in prayer...
  • Plains responds to media criticism of its safety record and Refugio oil spill
    Plains responds to media criticism of its safety record and Refugio oil spill
    Plains All American Pipeline Company, L.P., has responded to media criticism of its safety record and lack of automatic shutoff valves in a pipeline that spilled 2,500 barrels of crude oil, despoiling the Santa Barbara coast and adjoining ocean...
  • Plains oil spill in Santa Barbara reveals some interesting information
    Plains oil spill in Santa Barbara reveals some interesting information
    On Tuesday morning, May 19, 2015, something happened to an onshore pipeline belonging to Plains All American Pipeline Company, LP., near Santa Barbara, CA. Approximately 2,500 barrels of crude oil was released from what has been reported to be a...
  • Running Bomb Trains through Rochester, NY
    Running Bomb Trains through Rochester, NY
    Mothers Out FrontandPeople of Albany United for Safe Energy(PAUSE) hosted an informative meeting Sunday (5/16/2015) on the dangers of Bomb Trains (railroad’s term not ours) that included a litany of explosive oil train derailments (9 since...
  • Clean Bread and Cheese Creek hosts clean-up
    ‘Bread and Cheese Creek’ hosts a Dundalk clean-up
    On Saturday, May 16, 2016, the “Clean Bread and Cheese Creek” environmental organization in Dundalk (East Baltimore County) had absolutely incredible weather to cleanup Stansbury Park. We had a great day celebrating Nations Kids in the...
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    California closes in on ban of plastic microbeads in consumer products
    California lawmakers, never shy when addressing environmental problems, have their sights set on another ecosystem problem – the use of plastic microbeads in beauty and personal care products. A bill that would ban the use of such materials...
  • Antarctica Sea Ice
    IPCC author: Antarctica's abrupt glacial melting 'greatly overestimated'
    Researchers from the University of Bristol (UOB) announced Thursday that glaciers in the Antarctic peninsula are starting to thaw much faster than expected, dumping millions of gallons of freshwater into the oceans, which they blame on global...
  • Worms
    How worms may stave off global warming
    A new report published Tuesday in the The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that the microbes that feed on decaying organic matter release roughly 7.5-9 times more carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere than man-made...
  • Forget ISIS, climate change is the real national security threat
    Forget ISIS, climate change is the real national security threat
    According to excerpts provided to the media ahead of a commencement address President Obama will deliver today, he says the challenges of climate change are a matter of national security that "that threatens to aggravate poverty and political...
  • Jerry Brown 1 Under 2 MOU
    Governor Brown signs historic GHG agreement today with other world leaders
    California Governor Jerry Brown continued to establish his legacy as a champion for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) today when he signed an historic, first-of-its-kind agreement with leaders from 11 other states and countries...
  • An American Liberal
    Am American Liberal
    Liberals must stop hiding from the label. Only we Liberals have brought progress, and from which comes the very word, liberty.• I am a revolutionary, never stagnant• I defend the entire Bill of Rights, not just parts• I believe in...
  • Parents of autistic children peacefully protest the party of choice
    Parents peacefully protest CA Democratic Party Convention RE: mandatory vaccines
    About 1000 parents peacefully protested the California Democratic party convention today May 16, 2015 in Anaheim, California to keep the opt out provisions in the state's current vaccination policy. Legislation (SB 277 Pan D) to remove the...
  • Bold Climate Change actions for Rochester, New York
    Bold Climate Change actions for Rochester, New York
    I’ve been skimming through the 2015 Climate Action Plan (actually a comment draft) for Portland, Oregon. It’s very readable—full of photos and graphs and bullet points—easy to skim and get the gist: these folks are freaking...
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