Meet The Surprising Star Of Showtime’s New Climate Change Series 

By Kiley Kroh – Published in Climate Progress- April 14, 2014 On a recent Washington, DC evening, a few hundred people gathered to catch a sneak peak of Showtime’s new star-studded series on climate change. The surprisingly action-packed first episode of  “Years Of Living Dangerously” featured big names doing bigger things: In one scene, Harrison Ford helicopters […]

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Purdue and Cornell Researchers Find 1,000 Times More Methane Emissions Than Estimated in Drilling Phase 

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By Brandon  Baker, published in Ecowatch News Report on April 16, 2014 Because natural gas has less carbon than dirty coal, gas producers and even the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have applauded it as a cleaner alternative. Hopefully, a joint study from researchers at two universities will change that. Purdue and Cornell universities on Monday released a study in […]

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Grand County’s “Grand Bargain” Alternatives Threaten Utah Watersheds, Wildlands & Economic Driver 

(photo by Scott Myers;  the following information was published by the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, April 13, 2014) On April 9, 2014, the Grand County Council Public Lands Working Committee identified three alternative proposals, along with maps, for long term designations of public lands in Grand County, as part of Representative Rob Bishop’s proposed “Land Use Bill” […]

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Grand County’s “Grand Bargain” Alternatives Threaten Utah Watersheds, Wildlands & Economic Driver 

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(photo by Scott Myers) On April 9, 2014, the Grand County Council Public Lands Working Committee identified three alternative proposals, along with maps, for long term designations of public lands in Grand County, as part of Representative Rob Bishop’s proposed “Land Use Bill” for eastern Utah. Unfortunately, even the best of the alternatives (Alternative Three) proposed […]

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Greenland Ice Sheet Samples Show That US Clean Air Act Had ‘Dramatic Impact’ On Air Pollution Emissions 

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By Philip Ross, Published in International Business Times , April 12, 2014 (see http://www.ibtimes.com/greenland-ice-sheet-samples-show-us-clean-air-act-had-dramatic-impact-air-pollution-1570931) The Greenland ice sheet covers roughly 80 percent of the surface of the island. C ore samples of its ice can provide clues about changes in the chemical makeup of Earth’s atmosphere.  Greenland’s ice sheet is like a time capsule that chronicles […]

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