Defunct Climate Leaders Program Lives On in NGO Awards

May 18, 2011 by  
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The EPA accepted a joint proposal from The Climate Registry, the Pew Center on Global Climate Change and the Association of Climate Change Officers to co-sponsor a program with the agency to recognize corporate climate action.

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Dead Baby Dolphin Death Toll Rises to 60 Along Gulf Coast

February 25, 2011 by  
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photo: Sheilapic76 / Creative Commons Updating the story from three days ago on dead baby dolphins washing up at 10 times the normal rate on Gulf Coast beaches: And then there were 60. Initial reports said that 17 dead baby dolphins had been discovered in Alabama and Mississippi

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The Week in Pictures: Thick Layer Of Oil Found on Gulf of Mexico Seafloor, New York Green Fashion Week, and More (Slideshow)

September 17, 2010 by  
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More bad news has surfaced about the BP oil spill: the Mississippi River has been clogged with thousands of dead fish in it’s wake and researchers have discovered that a lot of the oil that some thought had evaporated has actually just settled on the Gulf of Mexico seafloor.

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Microbes Take Bite Out of Gulf Oil Spill

August 26, 2010 by  
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Debate has been raging over government claims that only a quarter of the oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico by BP remains, but some scientists say naturally occurring bacteria have been eating away at the oil at such a rapid pace that much of it…

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BP’s Blowout Could Be ‘The Three Mile Island of Offshore Drilling’

May 3, 2010 by  
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Three Mile Island. Image credit: WIkipedia I’m a big fan of scenario thinking

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Is The BP Spill Big Enough To Resuscitate The Environmental Movement?

May 3, 2010 by  
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The Blue Marble from Apollo 17, taken on December 7, 1972 Image credit: NASA, Earth Observatory Floating residues from the ongoing BP oil ‘blowout’ in the Gulf are expansive enough to be easily visible from space. Satellite photos of oil on salt water may even impact the politics of environment in the USA, just as did NASA’s first photos of the Blue Planet two years after the first Earth Day, helping inspire Congress to pass major pieces of environmental legislation

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Sea Shepherd Begins ‘Operation Blue Rage’ – Sails to Protect Endangered Bluefin Tuna in Mediterranean

May 3, 2010 by  
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photo: Sea Shepherd Fresh off success harassing Japan’s whaling fleet in Antarctic waters, members of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society have just sailed from New York in the Steve Irwin and are en route to the Mediterranean to undertake Operation Blue Rage .

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The Political and Economic Effects of Earthquakes

April 19, 2010 by  
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In 1783, another icelandic volcano, Laki, erupted and kept spitting out ash and 120 tons of sulfur dioxide (equal to 3 times the annual industrial output of Europe) and 8 million tons of hydrogen flouride. 25% of the population of Iceland died, either from famine or from the flouride

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US Trade Group Wants Stanky, Formaldehyde-Laced FEMA Trailers Sent To Haiti

January 30, 2010 by  
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“Pimp my FEMA trailer.” Image credit: SwampPlot.com FEMA has put the notorious Katrina Trailers, some 100,000 of them, up for auction; and the bidding has apparently driven down prices for the new models. Hence, lobbyists for the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association have suggested sending empty Katrina trailers to Haiti as a ‘humanitarian gesture.’ The Haitian government, as stressed and desperate as it is, isn’t falling for it. Per a CBS station , ” Haitian Culture and Co..

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Joliet Illinois Wants To Dump More Radium On Open Lands

January 30, 2010 by  
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Subsurface injection of biosolids, aka “sludge.” Image credit :CCUA.info This strange tale is a synopsis of a lengthy story related by the Chicago Tribune . Dozens of municipalities in northeastern Illinois, including such Chicago suburbs as Joliet, Bartlett, and Batavia, are required to remove radium before distributing the water to customers.

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