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In the Coal River Valley

A short film featuring Junior Walk from the Coal River Valley. The film explores his life growing up in the Coal River Valley in southern West Virginia and is part of a series about fossil fuel extraction throughout West Virginia called “In the Hills and Hollows” 56 more words

Coal

Naomi Klein's new climate change book

We know that we are trapped within an economic system that has it backwards; it behaves as if there is no end to what is actually finite (clean water, fossil fuels and the atmospheric space to absorb their emissions) while insisting there are strict and immovable limits to what is actually quite flexible: the financial resources that human institutions manufacture, and that, if imagined differently, could build the kind of caring society that we need.

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Society

Fuel made from seawater sparks interest from locals

Researchers from the US Navy have developed a breakthrough method of producing aviation and ship engine fuel from seawater, but it is being watched cautiously in Southland.

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Ethicash

“Launched to coincide with Good Money Week (the new name for National Ethical Investment Week), which kicks off on Sunday 19 October, the report from ethical independent financial adviser firm Barchester Green names the “sinners” and “winners” of the multibillion-pound ethical and environmental funds industry.” ( 63 more words

Global Changes of Note in the Early 21st Century

Greenhouse gases let solar radiation through the atmosphere, but trap outgoing earth radiation

By Dr. John J. Hidore

October 18,2014—Planet Earth is now in a period of rapid change. 781 more words

Climate Change

Events that students have already put on to get KPU's attention: Do the Math Screening

Do the Math Screening

The fossil fuel industry is killing us. They have five times the amount of coal, gas and oil that is safe to burn – and they are planning on burning it all. 142 more words

Plastic Bags Fact Sheet

Plastic Bags Fact Sheet

Earth Policy Release
October 16, 2014

Worldwide, a trillion single-use plastic bags are used each year, nearly 2 million each minute. … 449 more words

Environment