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U.S. Meeting Paris Accord Targets–This Week Anyway

Good news.  Ironically, the U.S. is currently on track to meet its targets associated with the Paris Accord on climate.  Note the emphasis on “currently”; based on what’s happening in the EPA, the U.S. clearly has no intention on staying






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Bill McKibben and the Bioneers Know What It Takes To Win Humankind’s Most Important Battle

Though this portrait might suggest otherwise, Bill McKibben may be the least militaristic person you’ll ever meet.  He’s dedicated his entire adult life to establishing a sustainable way of life for everyone here on Earth, both now and into the






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The Plot Thickens for ExxonMobil

It’s becoming increasingly clear that criminal charges are going to be brought against ExxonMobil for its cover-up of what it knew about the relationship between fossil fuel consumption and climate change.  Each passing month brings us a new-found wealth of






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Paris Agreement Represents Huge Opportunity for U.S.

Here’s an article that explains why it’s in the U.S.’s best interest to embrace the Paris Agreement on climate change and lead the world in the development of clean energy.  There’s no rocket science here: it’s about the jobs that






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From Guest Blogger Devin Morrissey: The State of K-12 Climate Change Education

Students have a right to learn about the dangers of climate change. The health risks are monumental. Over time, extreme weather events will continue to reduce the availability of safe food and water. For some communities, this will lead to






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EPA Administrator: Carbon Dioxide Not the Primary Driver of Climate Change

Yesterday we received confirmation of something we already suspected: the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, doesn’t believe that atmospheric CO2 causes climate change.  Now, if we can get a Surgeon General who believes smoking cigarettes promotes good






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Yes, the Earth’s Climate Never Stops Changing, But….

“Well, the Earth’s climate is always changing.” True. 






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Extreme Weather Events You Never Thought You’d See

As the Earth continues to warm and the permafrost melts in Northern Russia, a great number of things are happening: some invisible, like the releasing of enormous amounts of the highly potent greenhouse methane that has been sequestered for thousands






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Watch Out!  Here Come Those Damn Scientists Again.

Just when the climate deniers are starting to get a toe-hold on justifying the continuation of business-as-usual on this planet, along comes an analysis so simple that any school kid could figure it out.  It’s an interactive graphic on the causes






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Shell Oil and Climate Change

Here’s a video made 26 years ago by Shell Oil, showing that, at some time before that point, they had become completely aware of the relationship between fossil fuel consumption and rising temperatures of the Earth’s atmosphere.  What have they






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