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Necessary evil

It’s a huge embarrassment for Meghalaya. The state capital Shillong has never faced such long hours of power cut perhaps since it was connected with electricity. 391 more words


April 30th - Join us for a vigil for Duke's coal ash spill


Light the path forward: come to a candlelight vigil remembering the impacts of Duke’s toxic coal ash April 30

It’s been almost three months since a broken pipe sent tens of thousands of gallons of coal ash and contaminated water into the Dan River, and little has changed. 279 more words

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Fossil fuels have made the earth cleaner, not dirtier


Environmentalists often use this day to warn that using fossil fuels, like coal and oil, will continue to harm the planet and cause global warming.

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Picture of the day: Svalbard history - bringing out the coal

I have now left Svalbard, after ten magnificent days here. But I have many pictures to show, and I will start today with a little history. 68 more words


New Notre Dame Environmental Group Hopes to Shift Campus Focus Towards Carbon-neutrality

New kids on the block We Are 9 want the University of Notre Dame to go carbon-neutral. Founded by juniors Katie Otterbeck and Garrett Blad, the environmental group is finally organizing green-minded Notre Dame students around the hot-button issue of climate change. 492 more words

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