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Solar Paneling May Soon Take Off In The U.S.

By John Ostapkovich

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – We’re seeing a lot more sun these days, as spring unfolds, but are we using it more? A solar power advocate says that may be about to take off. 150 more words


Alphabe Thursday V is for Violet

I have already dined out on purple and the way it was discovered by William Henry Perkins in 1856. Then, the way in which every lady in London, Paris and New York who could afford it was wearing mauve.   114 more words

Alphabe Thursday

Examining Fossil Fuel Divestment As A Means Of Fighting Climate Change

By now, it is clear within the scientific community that anthropogenic climate change is a very real—and very immediate—threat. However, the question still remains: What should be done about it? 1,786 more words


Local Case for Fossil Fuel Investment Divestment

4/8/14 Article from Wicked Local in Ipswich, Mass.

Have you ever felt frustrated because the big fossil fuel companies keep burning coal, oil, and gas rather than investing in renewable energy like solar and wind?

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1. Is burning a chemical reaction?
2. What happens when substances burn?
3. What are oxidation reactions?
4. Is rusting an oxidation reaction? Why?
5. Rusting is a very slow type of burning reaction. 84 more words


Addicted to fuel

It has been known for a while that in order to improve the environment, we have to move away from fossil fuels. 

In order to sustain the earth we have to cut our addiction and move on to something that is not going to harm the planet we live on. 213 more words

KCCC connects 78 organisations across the UK in making Climate Declaration

Kirklees Campaign Against Climate Change has connected 78 organisations in signing up to a climate declaration.

Tipping Point Declaration (signatory groups) is an eight point statement about the causes and impacts of climate change now and in the future. 1,060 more words