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Harvard Study: FracFocus Fails to Provide Adequate Disclosure for Fracking Chemicals

Harvard Study: FracFocus Fails to Provide Adequate Disclosure for Fracking Chemicals | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

EARTHWORKS — Thanks to two great stories by E&E’s Mike Soraghan, we know that the Harvard Law School has evaluated FracFocus.org and found government (and the public) shouldn’t ...

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Solar Energy Beats Out Coal

Solar Energy Beats Out Coal | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

SIERRA CLUB — This past Saturday hundreds of tribal leaders, clean energy supporters and faith leaders from across the Southwest joined the Moapa Band of Paiutes for a 16-mile ...

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Greenpeace Activists Board Ship in Protest of Australia's Coal Export Boom

Greenpeace Activists Board Ship in Protest of Australia's Coal Export Boom | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

GREENPEACE—At sunrise, the six activists left the Rainbow Warrior on inflatable boats and drew up alongside the MV Meister, a ship carrying thermal coal ...

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Fort Collins Again Postpones Decision on Fracking

Fort Collins Again Postpones Decision on Fracking | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

CLEAN WATER ACTION — Last night the Fort Collins City Council voted unanimously to postpone their decision until their May 21 meeting about whether to terminate the moratorium on fracking. The city council passed a ban in March, but ...

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U.S. EPA Weighs In: Keystone XL Climate Impact Not Adequately Addressed

U.S. EPA Weighs In: Keystone XL Climate Impact Not Adequately Addressed | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

TCKTCKTCK — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has challenged the State Department on its draft environmental impact statement on the Keystone XL pipeline, objecting to its conclusion that the Keystone XL presents no significant climate...

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Koch Brothers' Plan to Buy Up Daily Newspapers Sparks Concern

Koch Brothers' Plan to Buy Up Daily Newspapers Sparks Concern | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

MEDIA MATTERS FOR AMERICA — New reports that the politically conservative Koch brothers are interested in buying the Tribune Company's eight regional newspapers are sparking concerns from ...

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Growing Green Awards: How Organic Farming Promotes a Sustainable Economy

Growing Green Awards: How Organic Farming Promotes a Sustainable Economy | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

ONEARTH —"The only good aphid is a dead aphid" used to be my mantra. I would walk up and down rows of plotted trees, spraying the plants with Metasystox, oblivious to the risks to my own health. I didn’t bother with rubber gloves...

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Let's Give Clean Water a Chance

Let's Give Clean Water a Chance | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

YOKO ONO — I was proud to be a part of the gathering of hundreds of clean water supporters at the recent Riverkeeper's Fishermen's Ball. It was a true celebration of the power of the grassroots movement for clean water and sustainable energy ...

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All Eyes on Fort Collins Fracking Ban Vote

All Eyes on Fort Collins Fracking Ban Vote | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

CLEAN WATER ACTION — On April 23, the Fort Collins City Council will once again discuss, and potentially vote on, the extremely controversial issue of banning fracking. In March, the city council ...

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Groundbreaking Study Reaffirms Human Impact on Climate

Groundbreaking Study Reaffirms Human Impact on Climate | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

TCKTCKTCK — The research, compiled by 73 scientists from 28 institutions worldwide, is the most comprehensive reconstruction of global temperatures to date. It used corals, ice cores, tree rings ...

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Resource Scarcity, Climate Change and the Encroaching Global Catastrophe

Resource Scarcity, Climate Change and the Encroaching Global Catastrophe | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

TOMDISPATCH — Brace yourself. You may not be able to tell yet, but according to global experts and the U.S. intelligence community, the earth is already shifting under you. Whether you know it or not, you’re on a ...

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Greenpeace: Syngenta Pesticides Kill Bees

Greenpeace: Syngenta Pesticides Kill Bees | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

GREENPEACE SWITZERLAND — Greenpeace Switzerland scaled Syngenta's headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, and dropped a large banner proclaiming...

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MUST SEE MOVIE: Do the Math

MUST SEE MOVIE: Do the Math | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

350.ORG — In just 42 minutes, Do The Math: The Movie tells the story of the growing climate movement, from the new fossil fuel divestment campaign to the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline ...

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Why It's Worth Going to Jail to Stop Keystone XL

Why It's Worth Going to Jail to Stop Keystone XL | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

CONOR KENNEDY — Ever since Feb. 13, when I chained myself to the White House fence with 47 other protestors urging President Obama to kill the Keystone pipeline, people have asked me ...

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Are People Living Near Fracking Sites Getting Sick?

Are People Living Near Fracking Sites Getting Sick? | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

GARY WOCKNER — On April 11,Colorado State Rep. Joann Ginal's (D-Fort Collins) House Bill 1275 was heard, and died, in committee in the Colorado State Legislature.

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Two Courtroom Victories in the Fight Against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

Two Courtroom Victories in the Fight Against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

APPALACHIAN VOICES — In the past two days, two major court rulings have underscored the need for increased scrutiny from the federal agency responsible for evaluating environmental impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining ...

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Asia Overtakes Rest of the World in Consumption of Materials

Asia Overtakes Rest of the World in Consumption of Materials | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME — Asia Pacific has surpassed the rest of the world in its consumption of materials and will continue to dominate world material flows ...

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Pressure Mounts to Remove Genetically Engineered Ingredients from Infant Formula

Pressure Mounts to Remove Genetically Engineered Ingredients from Infant Formula | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

CORNUCOPIA INSTITUTE — The vast majority of corn and soy-based ingredients in processed foods in the U.S., including infant formula, come from genetically engineered crops developed by Monsanto ...

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Scientists Urge UN to Take Action on Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals in Consumer Products and Pesticides

Scientists Urge UN to Take Action on Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals in Consumer Products and Pesticides | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

THE ENDOCRINE SOCIETY / INTERNATIONAL POPS ELIMINATION NETWORK — Today, a group of influential scientists called for swift action by the United Nations system to prevent harm from a wide variety of synthetic chemicals in consumer products ...

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More Than One Million Comments Urge Obama Administration to Reject Keystone XL

More Than One Million Comments Urge Obama Administration to Reject Keystone XL | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

350.ORG — There is a common message among the opponents of the pipeline: Keystone XL is all risk and no reward ...

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Gutting of Industrial Dairy Farm Regulations Puts New York's Water Quality at Risk

Gutting of Industrial Dairy Farm Regulations Puts New York's Water Quality at Risk | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

RIVERKEEPER--A coalition of environmental groups expressed their disapproval of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement yesterday that the state will roll-back environmental regulations ...

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Keystone XL: Activist Locks Himself to Machinery, Marks Close of State Department Comment Period

Keystone XL: Activist Locks Himself to Machinery, Marks Close of State Department Comment Period | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

GREAT PLAINS TAR SANDS RESISTANCE — On Earth Day 2013, to mark the close of the State Department’s public comment period for TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL Northern Segment pipeline’s Environmental Impact Statement, an activist with the Great...

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Tim DeChristopher's Peaceful Uprising

Tim DeChristopher's Peaceful Uprising | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

WILD IDAHO RISING TIDE — Only one day after his release from federal prison, Peaceful Uprising, Gage and Gage Productions and Gathr Films are celebrating and welcoming Tim home, with echoes of love, joy and resolve resonating across the country.

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Students Take Back Earth Day, Demand Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Students Take Back Earth Day, Demand Divestment from Fossil Fuels | EcoWatch | Scoop.it
ENERGY ACTION COALITION — This Earth Day, on campuses across the country students are demanding their campuses take bold action on climate by divesting from fossil fuels and moving to clean energy ...
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Jason Mraz Sings from My Rooftop in Support of the Climate Reality Project

Jason Mraz Sings from My Rooftop in Support of the Climate Reality Project | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

ED BEGLEY, JR. — It's up to all of us to speak out about climate change. And sometimes, the best way to join the conversation is to make a little music ...

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