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Paul Driessen dissects the Clean Power Plan and finds economic malignancy

I will let his essay tell the tale. He even provides some commentary on nullification–an old and usually ineffective strategy when tyranny reigns. 1,551 more words

Climate Change

Offset your Carbon Emissions

Giving back to the Earth is a major challenge on the Environmental Warrior path. Everything we do has an impact on the environment, but we can reduce our impact by reducing our individual levels of consumption. 867 more words

Sustainability

Upper Green Side

Biking home from work along the First Avenue bike path I notice a woman sitting in the median, her feet resting on the curb. After seeing she is not hurt I continue to peddle for a few feet, when it suddenly clicks in what she is holding: a shovel and a plastic bag most likely full of whatever it is she is planting. 370 more words

Carbon Offsets

How many trees does it take to offset U.S. CO2 emissions?

The answer? Almost 467 billion!

I was looking through the EPA’s Inventory of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks (yes, I peruse reports like that out of pure interest; what of it?) and saw that, in 2013, the U.S. 592 more words

The Land Sector in the First INDCs: Intended Climate Contributions of the United States, the European Union, and Mexico

Union of Concerned Scientists
http://bit.ly/1FSlW4P

[From a Climate Wire article by Elizabeth Harball, sub. req’d] A new report faults the United States’ recent climate pledge for not emphasizing the greenhouse gas reduction potential that could be realized by planting trees, improving crop fertilization practices or implementing other land use-related actions…

Energy And Climate

Native American Rights Fund Offsets 2014 Carbon Footprint

Trees, Water & People’s Tribal Renewable Energy Program puts the power of nature — the warmth of the sun, the power of the wind, the shelter of trees — to work for Native Americans. 278 more words

Solar Energy