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Day 12: Ban plastic

There is a huge patch of plastic in the middle of the Pacific Ocean called “the Great Pacific Garbage Patch”.

This image should remind us that a lot of what we consume is not degradable, and will stick around and harm others for hundreds or thousands of years – that’s how long it takes for plastic to biodegrade. 366 more words

Saving The World In 365 Days Challenge

Koch Bros new campaign wants to convince Black folks that dirty fuel is good for them

Fueling U.S. Forward, a public relations operation funded by the Koch brothers, is trying to spread the message that Black people benefit the most from cheap fossil fuels, according to a story in The New York Times.

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Good news for the New Year! Salon explains that the global climate emergency is over.

Summary: During the past two weeks I’ve posted much good news to help you prepare for the New Year. Concluding the series is the best news of all: a solid leftist declares an end to the planetary climate emergency! 1,004 more words

Science & Nature

This City Just Banned Fossil Fuel Extraction in Light of Trump Presidency

http://www.ecowatch.com/san-francisco-ban-fossil-fuels-2096005620.html?utm_source=CR-TW&utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=ClimateReality

http://www.oureco.co.uk

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved legislation Tuesday prohibiting the city “from entering into or extending leases for the extraction of fossil fuel from city-owned land” in an effort to combat… 775 more words

Climate Change

Standoff at Standing Rock: Oil vs Water

Thousands of people, including environmentalists, American war veterans, and indigenous people representing over 300 native tribes, joined the Standing Rock Sioux Indians in a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). 862 more words

Climate Change