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The TTIP Trade Deal: The Most Dangerous Weapon in the Hands of the Fossil Fuel Industry

The European Union and the USA have been negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) behind closed doors since 2013. Negotiators kept insisting that their secret talks would work in the best interest of the public and the environment. 1,293 more words

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California Drought Monitor: 7-26-16

United States Drought Monitor

July 26, 2016

Summary: All of California remains in at least “abnormally dry” conditions with over 80% in some level of “drought.” California’s conditions have improved over the last year, with less of the state in “extreme” drought. 36 more words

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Meta Post - Mr. Charlton, Fake Journalist

The last post I wrote blew up over what can be lovingly referred to as “A stupid internet debate.” What started as a harmless post regarding Trump as a lousy candidate quickly turned into a debate regarding Global Warming. 587 more words

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Philadelphia march of 10,000 protestors demanding climate action

Over 10,000 Climate Protesters March in Philadelphia on Day Before Democratic National Convention DeSmog Blog  By Sharon Kelly • Monday, July 25, 2016 Thousands of climate activists, public health advocates and others arrived in the streets before the first day of the Democratic National Convention, despite blazing heat that was just one degree shy of the hottest July 24 on record in Philadelphia. 307 more words

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Climate change may be accelerating - Antarctic study reveals Earth's lessened ability to absorb CO2

Earth’s ability to absorb CO2 reduced by global warming, Antarctic study finds http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-29/global-warming-reduces-earth-co2-absorption-arctic-study/7673032 By Stephanie Smail  Global warming reduces the amount of carbon dioxide the earth can absorb, which could amplify climate change, landmark research in Antarctica has revealed. 231 more words

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On Peace

Stephen and I had a good discussion of the recent Democratic and Republican conventions over breakfast this morning. Part of the reason it was so good, is that I have set down some new rules for myself in serious discussion. 1,774 more words

Green Is The Middle Of The Rainbow

Wildfires continue to rage along California coast

BIG SUR, Calif. – Lodge managers and cafe owners along California’s dramatic Big Sur coast were looking Friday at a summer of jittery guests and cancelled bookings after fire officials warned that crews will likely be battling a wildfire raging in steep, forested ridges just to the north for another month. 581 more words

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