Air Pollution: It’s Complicated, But It’s Still About Environmental Justice 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ucla-inst-of-the-environment-and-sustainability/air-pollution-its-complic_b_4776673.html By Ashley Verhines  (published in Huffington Post on Feb.12, 2014) Many recent studies have shown that air pollution levels and income levels are linked. Poorer communities suffer from bad air more than wealthy communities. A recent study by UCLA researchers revealed some complications in this correlation, but found that air pollution is still about […]

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Salt-Water Fish Extinction Seen By 2048 

The apocalypse has a new date: 2048.   That’s when the world’s oceans will be empty of fish, predicts an international team of ecologists and economists. The cause: the disappearance of species due to overfishing, pollution, habitat loss, and climate change. The study by Boris Worm, PhD, of Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, — with […]

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Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math: Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe – and that make clear who the real enemy is 

  By Bill McKibben, published  in Rolling Stone- July 19, 2012 (http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/global-warmings-terrifying-new-math-20120719#ixzz2shqcXF00) If the pictures of those towering wildfires in Colorado haven’t convinced you, or the size of your AC bill this summer, here are some hard numbers about climate change: June broke or tied 3,215 high-temperature records across the United States. That followed the warmest May […]

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Need Jobs? The US Solar Industry Provides Employment for More People Than Coal and Oil Combined 

By Christina Sarich, Nation of Change, Published: Friday 7 February 2014 Welcome to the future, its already here. Solar employs and nuclear destroys; we have ample evidence of that now, and with the annual U.S. solar jobs census we now have proof that solar power isn’t just providing energy, without destroying our oceans and contaminating the […]

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