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New bill aims to restore ‘common-sense’ plastic water bottle ban in...

The bill would allow National Park Service regional directors the discretion to implement the policy and encourages them to develop a visitor education strategy to explain the rationale for the program.

New study links greenhouse gas emissions directly to fossil fuel companies

The data provided in this report could likely become one of the most valuable tools in the fight to hold corporations accountable for the harm they have caused to the planet.

Climate breakdown

The only way we can mitigate and adapt to climate breakdown is by working together toward the common goals of reducing our carbon footprint.

Vanguard / Facebook investment giant votes to require Exxon to Detail...

“Climate risk is an example of a slowly developing and highly uncertain risk—the kind that tests the strength of a board’s oversight and risk governance.”

From carpet to clean air: It’s time for California to stand...

Our representatives should uplift our health and quality of life not in words, but with action.

Sand: The endangered natural resource

Two other huge sand hogs are devouring ever-increasing volumes of this resource: Beach restoration and Big Oil fracking.

Harvey won’t be the last thousand-year storm

We can, and should, do everything we can to support those who need relief in the Texas gulf right now. We should also recognize that the water will keep coming.

Hell hath no fury like Mother Earth scorned

You can’t attribute any given weather event to climate change, but human-induced climate change is making extreme weather events stronger and more frequent, more costly, more deadly.

As hurricanes bear down, tribes act quickly to build resilience plans

After Hurricane Rita, the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw and Houma Nation in Louisiana had to be entirely relocated. Now, 24 tribes are building plans to mitigate climate disaster.

1,200 dead, 41 million affected by flooding in India, Bangladesh and...

Although the monsoon is an annual event, this year’s rains have been considered far worse than usual, and people are blaming climate change for making things much worse.

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Janet Yellen and the Fed: Progressives should pay attention

This should be the basis for unseating Trump, not the sabotage of the economy.

Why hurricanes Harvey and Irma won’t lead to action on climate change

The hurricanes of Harvey and Irma will be a catalyst for a new age of realism regarding the hazards of climate change.

The 3 Americans who should pay for Medicare-for-All

Will the super-rich support American health?

Rohingya Genocide – Links to corporatism, geopolitics & wahhabism

Fake news corporate media uses atrocity propaganda to sell sensational stories, and politicians use faux outrage to bully Myanmar’s leaders.

Populist victories won in this conservative Colorado town

Progressive upstarts pulled off a stunning upset.

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