Obama committed to climate deal, despite Republican attempts to weaken his position

November 20, 2015 by  
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In the days leading up to the Paris climate talks , Republicans in the Senate are attempting to throw a wrench in President Obama’s efforts to protect the environment from further drastic effects of climate change. Twice in a 24-hour period, conservatives in Congress moved to weaken Obama’s position, by opposing a climate deal at the summit and threatening to block $3 billion in aid pledged to developing countries. Will the President deemed as having ‘ zero f—ks left ‘ change his approach to an international climate deal in light of Republican attempts to water down his mission? Read the rest of Obama committed to climate deal, despite Republican attempts to weaken his position

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First Biofuelled Vehicle Reaches the South Pole

December 6, 2010 by  
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Photo: Moon Reagan Brrrrrrr…..if you think you’re cold, spare a thought for these 10 guys. They are attempting the fastest vehicle crossing of Antarctica in a biofuelled vehicle

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Super-Tiny Chameleon Photographed in Madagascar

December 6, 2010 by  
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Photo: Will Burrard-Lucas In nature, some of the most incredible species come in the tinniest packages. While traveling in Madagascar recently, wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas happened upon this teensy-weensy Brookesia… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Oil Workers Scramble to Clean a Giant Popcorn Spill

December 6, 2010 by  
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Photo: Bruno Rico, via UltimoSegunda Last week, a boat in the Amazon spilled around 210,000 gallons of popcorn into a major river , making the surface of the water look a bit like the floor of a movie theater . Fortunately, it didn’t take long before an oil company’s emerge… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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New Study: A Local Whole Foods Diet is Like Mother Like Child

December 5, 2010 by  
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Photo: Mahalie Being a parent is tough. Even if you’re vigilant, feeding finicky kids can be nearly impossible. Even if you serve local, organic, whole foods at home, one birthday party with green icing and your kids scream for more of this addictive drug.

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Book Review: Climate Cover-up, The New Hidden Persuaders

November 2, 2009 by  
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Over fifty years ago, Vance Packard wrote the best-selling Hidden Persuaders , which the New Yorker called “A brisk, authoritative and frightening report on how manufacturers, fundraisers and politicians are attempting to turn the American mind into a kind of catatonic dough that will buy, give or vote at their command.” It was hugely influential, sold millions of copies right across America, and led to changes in the way advertisers could influence customers, with legal restrictions on subliminal messaging. James Hoggan’s Climate Cover-up is our generation’s Hi… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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