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Faith-Based Community Calls Out Public Radio on Participation in Fracking Summit

Faith-Based Community Calls Out Public Radio on Participation in Fracking Summit | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

FAITH COMMUNITIES TOGETHER FOR FRAC AWARENESS — A number of FaCT participants met at the First Unitarian Church of Cleveland for a letter writing session in response to the Shale Summit held yesterday at ...

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New EPA Study Shows Largest Greenhouse Gas Emitters—Are They in Your Backyard?

New EPA Study Shows Largest Greenhouse Gas Emitters—Are They in Your Backyard? | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday released plant-by-plant data on 2011 emissions of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping air pollutants. The data show once again that ...

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Will Nations Embrace Opportunity to Reduce Black Carbon Emissions and Slow Arctic Warming?

Will Nations Embrace Opportunity to Reduce Black Carbon Emissions and Slow Arctic Warming? | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

EARTHJUSTICE — Arctic nations have an extraordinary opportunity to show global leadership to slow regional warming and melting by embracing a proposal to launch talks on ...

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STOP THE NEW MADRID LEVEE: Tell the Obama Administration to Stop the Largest Wetlands Destruction Project on the Books Today

STOP THE NEW MADRID LEVEE: Tell the Obama Administration to Stop the Largest Wetlands Destruction Project on the Books Today | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

WATER PROTECTION NETWORK — Sign this petition to tell the Obama Administration to stop the largest wetlands destruction project on the books today ...

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How Fracking Impacts Local Food

How Fracking Impacts Local Food | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL — “Should the moratorium on hydrofracking in New York State be lifted, the 16,200-member Park Slope Food Co-op, in Brooklyn, will no longer buy food from farms anywhere near drilling operations ...

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Why the Southern Leg of Keystone XL Must Be Stopped

Why the Southern Leg of Keystone XL Must Be Stopped | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

TOM WEIS — As critical as it is that Obama deny TransCanada a cross-border permit to build the northern leg, preventing the “carbon bomb” fuse from being lit requires stopping Keystone XL’s southern leg ...

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Groups Continue to Push for Transparency in Testing for Water Contamination from Fracking

Groups Continue to Push for Transparency in Testing for Water Contamination from Fracking | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

EARTHWORKS — Questions and concerns continue to surround Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) water testing and reporting policies related to suspected impacts from Marcellus Shale natural gas operations.

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Will Climate Change Become a Top Priority with John Kerry as Sec. of State?

Will Climate Change Become a Top Priority with John Kerry as Sec. of State? | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

MOMS CLEAN AIR FORCE — We urge Kerry to use his strong climate change credentials and moral leadership to address climate change as a national security global threat that ...

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Backroom Deal with Coal Company Forsakes Clean Water

Backroom Deal with Coal Company Forsakes Clean Water | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

APPALACHIAN VOICES — This settlement is a license to break the law and dump poisons into our drinking water again and again. The citizens of Kentucky ...

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Koch-Funded Misinformation Campaign Aims to Derail Renewable Energy Growth

Koch-Funded Misinformation Campaign Aims to Derail Renewable Energy Growth | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

UNION OF CONCERNED SCIENTISTS — Before the year is out, you will likely be subjected to a misinformation campaign about renewable energy brought to you by the Koch brothers and other large players in the fossil-fuel industry.

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How are Children Impacted by Environmental Contaminants?

How are Children Impacted by Environmental Contaminants? | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

ECOWATCH — The report shows trends for contaminants in air, water, food and soil that may affect children, concentrations of contaminants in the bodies of children and ...

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New Anti-Fracking Network Launches in NY

New Anti-Fracking Network Launches in NY | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

SAVE THE SOUTHERN TIER — Save the Southern Tier will amplify existing anti-fracking efforts and build and prepare to take significant action to prevent fracking.

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Three Senators Say No to John Kerry and Yes to Keystone XL

Three Senators Say No to John Kerry and Yes to Keystone XL | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

DESMOGBLOG — The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved the nomination of Sen. John Kerry as the new Secretary of State, by a vote of 94-3. The three...

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Big Oil Profits from High Gasoline Prices

Big Oil Profits from High Gasoline Prices | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

CENTER FOR AMERICAN PROGRESS — Where does all of this money go? Into the pockets of Big Oil, of course. While higher gasoline prices caused families pain at the pump, they were a boon to the world’s five largest oil companies ...

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Michigan’s 21 Million Gallon Frack Job: A National Record?

Michigan’s 21 Million Gallon Frack Job: A National Record? | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

BAN MICHIGAN FRACKING — How much water is being used for Michigan’s frack industry is now proven to be obscenely underestimated. Michigan may have set a national record for allowing ...

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Southern Tier Residents: Don't Frack Our Health!

Southern Tier Residents: Don't Frack Our Health! | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

SAVE THE SOUTHERN TIER — With the lives and health of New Yorkers at stake, we call on Governor Cuomo to keep fracking's poisons out of our air, water and soil by requiring that ...

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Tell President Obama to Stop Construction of the Southern Leg of Keystone XL

Tell President Obama to Stop Construction of the Southern Leg of Keystone XL | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

CLIMATE CRISIS SOLUTIONS — Sign this petition to tell President Obama to stop the Keystone XL in its entirety. This means not only denying TransCanada a presidential permit to build the northern leg of the tar sands pipeline, but ...

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How a Federal Compromise on GMO Labeling Would Trump State Law and Kill the Momentum of the Movement

How a Federal Compromise on GMO Labeling Would Trump State Law and Kill the Momentum of the Movement | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

APPETITE FOR PROFIT — “We should be wary of any compromise deal at the federal level, one that would preempt the passage of meaningful state GMO labeling laws that have real teeth ...

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Hundreds Rally Telling Gov. Cuomo: 'Not One Fracking Well'

Hundreds Rally Telling Gov. Cuomo: 'Not One Fracking Well' | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

FRACKACTION — “Communities where people live and work should not be proving grounds for industrial experiments. For the governor to move forward to allow even limited fracking without a ...

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BREAKING: Oklahoma Resident Locks Herself to Equipment to Protest Tar Sands Pipeline

BREAKING: Oklahoma Resident Locks Herself to Equipment to Protest Tar Sands Pipeline | EcoWatch | Scoop.it
TAR SANDS BLOCKADE — Early this morning, Norman, Oklahoma resident Elizabeth Leja locked her neck to equipment used in constructing the Keystone XL pipeline.
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Visiting Pennsylvania's Destructive Fracking Footprint

Visiting Pennsylvania's Destructive Fracking Footprint | EcoWatch | Scoop.it
ARTISTS AGAINST FRACKING — On Jan. 17, Artists Against Fracking co-founders Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon were joined by actor Susan Sarandon, peace leader Arun Gandhi, filmmaker Josh Fox and activists to lead members of the press on a bus tour of...
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Pennsylvania DEP Ignores Stringent Testing for Water Contamination from Fracking

Pennsylvania DEP Ignores Stringent Testing for Water Contamination from Fracking | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL — The whole issue revolves around how the Pennsylvania DEP tests and reports results for water supplies reportedly contaminated by fracking. Over the years ...

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Forward on Climate Rally in DC Feb. 17

Forward on Climate Rally in DC Feb. 17 | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

350.ORG — At Noon on Sunday, Feb. 17, thousands of Americans will head to Washington, D.C. to make Forward on Climate the largest climate rally in history. Join this historic event to ...

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Judge Approves $4 Billion in Fines for BP in Gulf Disaster Deal

Judge Approves $4 Billion in Fines for BP in Gulf Disaster Deal | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

DESMOGBLOG — The $4 billion criminal penalty does not affect the settlement deals for the victims along the Gulf Coast, nor does it include any environmental fines for the company. Those are separate cases ...

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Stephen Colbert Slams Mainstream Media for Lack of Climate Coverage

Stephen Colbert Slams Mainstream Media for Lack of Climate Coverage | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

ECOWATCH — This is a must see video from the Jan. 28 episode of The Colbert Report. Stephen Colbert, on his segment The Word, examines the failures of mainstream media's coverage on climate change ...

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