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Red States Way Ahead of Congress on Global Warming

Red States Way Ahead of Congress on Global Warming | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

Congress is more deeply divided today than it has been in the last two decades on a wide range of issues, including global warming.

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Wall Street Bond Guru Tells Elon Musk to Exit EV Market

Wall Street Bond Guru Tells Elon Musk to Exit EV Market | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

Elon Musk and Jeff Gundlach agree that mass production of electric vehicle batteries will help Tesla change the auto industry forever, but that’s where the similarities end.

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LeBron James, Place and the Search for Sustainable Communities

LeBron James, Place and the Search for Sustainable Communities | EcoWatch | Scoop.it
You work for what you have. I'm ready to accept the challenge. I'm coming home.
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New York Supreme Court Dismisses Pro-Fracking Lawsuits

New York Supreme Court Dismisses Pro-Fracking Lawsuits | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

The State of New York won’t be rushed by the fracking industry, its supporters or their lawsuits.

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10 Ways to Use Banana Peels

10 Ways to Use Banana Peels | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

For many people, bananas are a convenient, tasty, single-serving snack, or an ingredient in delicious quick breads.

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Arise Music Festival: Uplifting the World Through Music and Action

Arise Music Festival: Uplifting the World Through Music and Action | EcoWatch | Scoop.it
The 3-day festival will feature a selection of yoga and movement intensives each day, a mini documentary film festival, special guest presenters and activists, diverse interactive workshops, delicious food, local brews and fine craft vendors specializing in organic and natural products of all kinds.
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How the EPA’s Inaction on Bee-Killing Neonicotinoids Cripples Our Economy

How the EPA’s Inaction on Bee-Killing Neonicotinoids Cripples Our Economy | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

As pesky as you might find bees, they play a vital role in our food supply and the agricultural jobs that go along with it.

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Watch a Phony Petitioner Lie to Residents of Texas Town That Could Soon Ban Fracking

Watch a Phony Petitioner Lie to Residents of Texas Town That Could Soon Ban Fracking | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

This week she caught a faux petitioner parading around town luring people to sign documents that would benefit fracking companies instead of supporting a ban, as he claims.

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Detroit Water Brigade Fights for Basic Human Right of Clean Drinking Water

Detroit Water Brigade Fights for Basic Human Right of Clean Drinking Water | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

Since May, the Detroit Water Authority has sought to stop service to 3,000 households per week, for being $150 or more delinquent on their bills. In a city where 40 percent of residents are living at or below the poverty level, this translates to the most vulnerable segment of the population being denied a basic necessity.

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1,000+ March in DC Demanding a Halt to Fracked Gas Exports

1,000+ March in DC Demanding a Halt to Fracked Gas Exports | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

More than 1,000 people from across the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond joined a first-ever “people’s march” in DC to protest the gas industry’s push to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from U.S. coastlines.

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Pacific Bluefin Tuna Population at Brink of Collapse

Pacific Bluefin Tuna Population at Brink of Collapse | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

The mighty Pacific bluefin tuna is in a world of trouble, caught up in a trans-Pacific political battle over who’s to blame for driving the population to the brink of collapse and who’s responsible for bringing it back.

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Interactive Map Shows How Hot Your City Will Be in 2100

Interactive Map Shows How Hot Your City Will Be in 2100 | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

Ever crave the sweltering summer days of Kuwait? Let’s hope so if you live in Phoenix, because 114 degrees Fahrenheit is going to be your new normal. Hey, at least it’s that dry, desert heat?

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NY Times Gets It Wrong With Attacks on Tom Steyer and Fossil Fuel Divestment

NY Times Gets It Wrong With Attacks on Tom Steyer and Fossil Fuel Divestment | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

The Times story was a transparent hit job. It drew on the work of a partisan connected to the Koch brothers and writing for the rightwing blog Powerline, which had been insisting for months that Steyer—who not only divested but went on to devote a sizeable portion of his fortune to fighting for climate action—was a “hypocrite,” in fact an “epic hypocrite.”

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Microsoft Greens the Internet With Its Largest Wind Energy Investment

Microsoft Greens the Internet With Its Largest Wind Energy Investment | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

A new project from Microsoft will help the company make its Web footprint greener and help power Bing, XBox Live and other services with wind energy.

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Organic Food Is Healthier Confirms New Analysis

Organic Food Is Healthier Confirms New Analysis | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

More nutritional antioxidants, far fewer toxic pesticides; those are the results of a comprehensive meta-analysis on organic foods published yesterday in the British Journal of Nutrition.

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Fox Founder Rupert Murdoch Explains Why Climate Change Shouldn’t Worry You

Fox Founder Rupert Murdoch Explains Why Climate Change Shouldn’t Worry You | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

The media and business magnate behind News Corporation and 21st Century Fox talked to Sky News Australia—which he also owns—about why the climate crisis isn’t a big deal. We can’t stop it anyway, he says.

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Storage of Radioactive Spent Fuel Rods Still Haunts Nuclear Industry

Storage of Radioactive Spent Fuel Rods Still Haunts Nuclear Industry | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

Long-term employment is hard to find these days, but one career that can be guaranteed to last a lifetime is dealing with nuclear waste.

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How a Solar-Powered Water Wheel Can Clean 50,000 Pounds of Trash Per Day From Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

How a Solar-Powered Water Wheel Can Clean 50,000 Pounds of Trash Per Day From Baltimore’s Inner Harbor | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

A large wheel has been strolling the Baltimore Inner Harbor the past month, doing its best to clean the trash that has littered a city landmark and tourist attraction.

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San Francisco Bans Plastic Water Bottle Sales on Public Property

San Francisco Bans Plastic Water Bottle Sales on Public Property | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

Finally, in early March 2014, the city’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to pass a bottle-banning ordinance introduced a year earlier; Mayor Edwin M. Lee signed it into law shortly thereafter.

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The 10 Most Inspirational Sustainability Initiatives in the U.S.

The 10 Most Inspirational Sustainability Initiatives in the U.S. | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

As the debate about climate change continues, more examples of how to fight it are popping up around the world.

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Police Arrest Anti-Fracking Activists in Washington at First-Ever FERC Sit-In Protest

Police Arrest Anti-Fracking Activists in Washington at First-Ever FERC Sit-In Protest | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

Twenty-four anti-fracking activists were arrested Monday morning in Washington D.C. in protest of proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals in the U.S., according to environmental groups tweeting from the scene.

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Which State Best Supports Its Locally Grown Foods?

Which State Best Supports Its Locally Grown Foods? | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

The push for more people to buy and eat locally produced foods keeps growing, but which states are actually practicing what they preach?

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Study Links Bee-Killing Pesticides to Decline in Bird Populations

Study Links Bee-Killing Pesticides to Decline in Bird Populations | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

In addition to previous research on the direct impacts of pesticides on pollinators and other beneficials, a recent study published by Dutch scientists establishes an additional indirect link between neonicotinoid use and insect-eating birds.

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Asthma Cases Increase as Cities Continue to Ignore Federal Ozone Standards

Asthma Cases Increase as Cities Continue to Ignore Federal Ozone Standards | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

“The majority of people living in Dallas, TX, have never breathed legally clean air, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.”

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Public Outcry Intensifies to Stop Cove Point LNG Export Facility

Public Outcry Intensifies to Stop Cove Point LNG Export Facility | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

Monday marked the end of a contested 30-day public comment period on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) draft Environmental Assessment for the controversial $3.8 billion plan, proposed by Virginia-based Dominion Resources, to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Cove Point, MD.

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