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Solidarity Rallies Abound in Support of Tar Sands Blockade

Solidarity Rallies Abound in Support of Tar Sands Blockade | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

At lunchtime yesterday in Washington, DC, more than 100 activists and organizers gathered in front of the American Petroleum Institute…

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UN Warns of Food Shortages Worldwide, Pres. Candidates Remain Mum on Climate Change

UN Warns of Food Shortages Worldwide, Pres. Candidates Remain Mum on Climate Change | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

So add starvation to the long list of problems we can expect thanks to global warming, which gets worse each day while the leaders of the world do almost nothing about it.

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Fracking’s Dark Side Gets Darker

Fracking’s Dark Side Gets Darker | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

Across the North Dakota prairie, natural gas flares light up the night sky like huge torches. Every day, they burn off enough gas to heat half a million homes.

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Report Details How Natural Gas Extraction Destroys Forests in PA « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement

Report Details How Natural Gas Extraction Destroys Forests in PA « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

Wellpads, roads, pipelines and waste pits are clearcuts in forests. Cumulatively they are very destructive to the natural ecosystem…

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SUNY Buffalo—Center for Frackademia « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement

SUNY Buffalo—Center for Frackademia « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

The report was published in response to concern among journalists, advocacy groups, “fracktivists,” and SUNY Buffalo professors and faculty that the university is transforming itself from a center of academia to a center for “frackademia”…

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Disney Commits to Protecting the Earth’s Real Magic Kingdom « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement

Disney Commits to Protecting the Earth’s Real Magic Kingdom « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

On Oct. 11, Disney announced a significant new paper policy that applies to the company’s extensive operations and those of its licensees, and means they will be eliminating paper connected to the destruction of endangered forests and animals…

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OUTRAGEOUS: U.S. Forests Logged, Pelletized, Shipped Overseas in the Name of Renewable Energy « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement

OUTRAGEOUS: U.S. Forests Logged, Pelletized, Shipped Overseas in the Name of Renewable Energy « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

At a time when scientific evidence is mounting that burning trees for electricity will actually result in increased carbon emissions when compared to coal over the next 30 to 50 years, utilities in Europe are making a mad dash to convert coal burning power plants to wood, all in the name of “renewable energy.”

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Even Without Exemption from the Halliburton Loophole, It’s Still Not Regulated « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement

Even Without Exemption from the Halliburton Loophole, It’s Still Not Regulated « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

The list of toxic chemicals exempted by the Halliburton Loophole is staggering, but to find that the one item still restricted is nonetheless being used without regulation or consequence is unacceptable…

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Senator Bernie Sanders: End Polluter Welfare

Senator Bernie Sanders: End Polluter Welfare | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

Using the best available estimates from the non-partisan Joint Committee on Taxation and other budget experts, we found more than $113 billion in federal subsidies will go to fossil fuel corporations over the next 10 years alone…

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No Wonder Asthma is a Growing Epidemic

No Wonder Asthma is a Growing Epidemic | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

The Rockport plant, each year emits a whopping 2,517,032 pounds of air toxins that impact the health of residents far and wide surrounding the plant…

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BREAKING: 50+ Rally in Support of Keystone XL Tree Sitters, 3 Arrested « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement

BREAKING: 50+ Rally in Support of Keystone XL Tree Sitters, 3 Arrested « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

Altogether more than 50 blockaders are risking arrest to stop Keystone XL construction and bring attention to TransCanada’s repression of journalists attempting to cover the blockaders’ side of the story…

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Report Details How Natural Gas Extraction Destroys Forests in PA « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement

Report Details How Natural Gas Extraction Destroys Forests in PA « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

Wellpads, roads, pipelines and waste pits are clearcuts in forests. Cumulatively they are very destructive to the natural ecosystem…

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BREAKING: Protesters Blockade Fracking Well Site in Ohio « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement

BREAKING: Protesters Blockade Fracking Well Site in Ohio « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

Today, more than 40 activists with Frackfree Mahoning Valley protested a fracking well site in Ohio and formed a blockade at the entrance of the site refusing to move…

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Obama Administration Approves Roadmap for Solar Energy on Public Lands « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement

Obama Administration Approves Roadmap for Solar Energy on Public Lands « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement | EcoWatch | Scoop.it

Today Interior Secretary Ken Salazar signed a record of decision establishing a brand new program for the Bureau of Land Management that will provide a comprehensive framework for managing the solar resources found on the public lands in six southwestern states…

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Safe Fracking is a Fairy Tale—The Latest Science from Europe « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement

Safe Fracking is a Fairy Tale—The Latest Science from Europe « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement | EcoWatch | Scoop.it
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