Not A Good Week For Barack Obama, Or The Environment

September 3, 2011 by  
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Today at the White House, image credit Agent 350 It has not been a good week for Barack Obama. Outside his house, it is the last day of the sit-in and it’s the biggest crowd yet. Yesterday author Naomi Klein was arrested; this can be a real problem for a Canadian if you ever want to get back into the US. “I wasn’t planning to get arrested,” Klein told the Star minutes after she was sprung. “It was a last-minute decision. I was sitting there with several indigenous leaders fro… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Irene Aftermath: Testing Riverbeds and Streams For E. coli

September 3, 2011 by  
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Photo: wrakky Much of the effects of Irene have been felt after the Hurricane barreled through the East Coast . Scientists have been particularly concerned about water quality throughout areas hit hard by the storm. Federal officials are testing riverbeds and streams for E. coli and pesticides in the aftermath of a storm that did upwards of $3 billion in damag… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Chinese Climate Activists Risk Arrest to Strip in Public Protest

January 18, 2010 by  
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Photo via the Guardian In a rare display of public exhibition, 20 Chinese climate campaigners removed their pants and skirts in protest of their nation’s polluting policies. The environmental activists, who had never met in person and had organized the action online, caused a media stir in their homeland. Taking off your pants in public may be tame by US standards (we’ve got PETA, after all) but it took true courage and some serious guts to do it in China–all 20 were prepared to get arrested.

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