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The environmental Christmas hangover

A treeless, gift-free Christmas, where little or no travel is involved, and money usually spent on gifts is donated to an environmental charity, would be the ideal.

We are drowning in plastic, and fracking companies are profiting

Plastic production wreaks havoc on people and the planet – from fracking wells and pipelines in Pennsylvania, to air pollution from plastic plants in Scotland.

Michiganders fight back against water privatization as Nestlé tries to increase water intake

Residents are building a movement across the state – writing letter, holding town meetings and going door-to-door – to "protect their most important local resource."

Ireland puts a halt on future fossil fuel exploration

Climate Energy Bill is the newest legislature passed by the Irish government to protect the environment and effects of climate change.

Environmental protection head rejects ban on chemical insecticide

The chemical is currently used on over 40,000 farms in the U.S.

Wyoming now third state to propose ALEC bill cracking down on pipeline protests

“Good laws already exist to protect property without this chilling impact on free speech.”

Coal Dust Responsible for Thousands of Deaths in the E.U.

Not only does burning coal cost companies and governments billions of pounds in disease treatment and lost working days, but it is proven to be the cause of thousands of deaths.

Republicans Call Everyone But Governor Snyder for Congressional Hearing on Flint Water Crisis

It is unknown who will be called to testify at the hearing, or why the Governor of the State, whose administration and appointees were responsible for the decisions that led to the public being forced to drink and bathe in contaminated water for so long, isn’t being called to the hearing.

Zero-Waste Markets Hit the U.S.

Several entrepreneurs are dabbling in ways to clean plastics out of the oceans. Introducing zero-waste markets.

Death by Fracking

One man-made process that could drive human species to possible extinguish is fracking. While Wall Street bankers and hedge fund managers are profiting from this cycle of destruction, humans are suffering.