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Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Fwd: Act on Climate - Preview not available Eric L. Jul 8, 2015 1:13 PM
Fwd: Act on Climate - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Bernie Sanders < [address removed] > Date: Wed, Jul Doug K. Jul 8, 2015 12:48 PM
Want to know what sets Bernie Sanders apart from Hillary Clinton? Look at their donors. - Vox - As the Democratic presidential primary progresses, you can expect Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to argue forcefully that Hillary Clinton, who held the first rally of her campaign today, is beholden to corporate interests, particularly the fina Doug K. Jul 8, 2015 10:17 AM
Best candidate for the environment: Bernie Sanders - This is just one of several reasons I think Bernie Sanders platform fits with CGBC agenda. Doug ==============================­======================== Dave Anderson writing at the Boulder We Doug K. Jul 8, 2015 10:12 AM
Watch This Atlanta TV Station Expose ALEC's Influence On Local Legislators | Video | Media Matters for America - Media Matters for America An Atlanta TV station aired one of the best takedowns of the secretive nature of ALEC we've ever seen: Doug K. Jul 8, 2015 9:29 AM
Web Series To Help You Be A Better Urban Farmer - Urban Farm - Watch these new online shows to boost your confidence in growing your own food and becoming more sustainable. Even if you’re just thinking about embarking into the urban-farm lifestyle, there’s one idea you absolutely must embrac Doug K. Jul 8, 2015 8:27 AM
The White House Just Made It Easier to Power Homes With Solar Energy - NationalJournal.com - July 7, 2015 The White House is unveiling a sweeping effort to increase access to solar power—particularly in low-income communities. Administration officials will announce a slate of executive actions and private sector commitment Doug K. Jul 7, 2015 8:58 PM
Four Ways ALEC Tried to Ruin Your State This Year | PR Watch - In a year with unprecedented rightwing dominance in state legislative chambers, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has continued to wreak havoc in states across the country--despite an ongoing exodus of high-profile corporate Doug K. Jul 7, 2015 8:38 PM
FW: NPJC eblast July 7 - Cuba potluck tonight! - Dear Cumberland Greens, Eric S. Jul 7, 2015 2:10 PM
Support Voting Rights Advancement Act - :-) ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "Josh Nelson, CREDO Action" < [address removed] > Date: Jul 7,[masked]:27 AM Subject: Sign the pe Charles W. Jul 7, 2015 10:10 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] The Real Reasons Bernie Sanders is Transforming the Election: Here’s Why He Galvanizes the Left | Alternet - Preview not available Eric S. Jul 7, 2015 9:25 AM
Inside the NRA's Bizarre Battle to Prevent a Ban on the Sale of Ivory in the US | Alternet - The NRA is backing new legislation in Congress that would roll back the ivory ban and prevent any regulations under the Endangered Species Act from disrupting or restricting the sale of lawful ivory.  Others gun rights groups went Doug K. Jul 7, 2015 8:29 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] The Real Reasons Bernie Sanders is Transforming the Election: Here’s Why He Galvanizes the Left | Alternet - Preview not available Eric L. Jul 7, 2015 8:06 AM
The Real Reasons Bernie Sanders is Transforming the Election: Here’s Why He Galvanizes the Left | Alternet - CNN dubbed this “the summer of Sanders” as media outlets finally picked up on the large crowds Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has attracted during campaign stops. His rocketing poll numbers in early primary states like Iowa Doug K. Jul 7, 2015 7:54 AM
23 Cents an Hour? The Perfectly Legal Slavery Happening in Modern-Day America | Alternet - The government and corporations have a pool of powerless, exploitable workers in skyrocketing prison populations. If you thought slavery was outlawed in America, you would be wrong. The 13th amendment to the Constitution states tha Doug K. Jul 7, 2015 7:36 AM
Ecuador’s Battle for Environmental Justice Against Chevron | The Nation - Rafael Correa, Ecuador’s popular president, does not mince words when he talks about the Chevron Corporation. In an interview with The Nation here recently, Correa accused the oil giant—the third-largest company in the United States, Doug K. Jul 7, 2015 7:35 AM
Joelton Compressor issue: Metro Nashville is With Us! - Woot! ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "Concerned Citizen" < [address removed] > Date: Jul 6,[masked]:33 AM Subject: Metro Nashville is W Charles W. Jul 6, 2015 12:41 PM
Fwd: Help Us Clean "Renewable" Energy [June 2015] - Southeast is behind y'all. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "Mike Ewall, Energy Justice Network" < [address removed] > Date: J Charles W. Jul 6, 2015 8:37 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] ‘For the glory of God': Entire staff in Tenn. county clerk’s office resigns over same-sex marriage - Preview not available Eric S. Jul 6, 2015 8:19 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] ‘For the glory of God': Entire staff in Tenn. county clerk’s office resigns over same-sex marriage - Preview not available Eric L. Jul 6, 2015 6:57 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Americans Have a Chance to Declare Independence from the Corporate Oligarchy | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community - I am concerned lest some divisiveness develop within this email group, over the upcoming na Eric S. Jul 5, 2015 10:46 AM
Americans Have a Chance to Declare Independence from the Corporate Oligarchy | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community - For the first time in a very long time, a candidate who represents the average citizen appears to have an outside shot at winning the Presidency.  Will we have the good sense to elect him?  First the facts. If you were to ex Doug K. Jul 5, 2015 10:16 AM
‘For the glory of God': Entire staff in Tenn. county clerk’s office resigns over same-sex marriage - The entire staff at a Tennessee county clerk’s office submitted their resignations this week rather than issue same-sex marriage licenses, reports WBIR. Decatur County Clerk Gwen Pope —  along with employees Sharon Bell and Mick Doug K. Jul 5, 2015 10:15 AM
On Independence Day, Celebrate the True Patriots - As the nation marks this Independence day with traditional fanfare—hot dogs, flag-waving, and fireworks—one small community in Taos, New Mexico takes a very different approach. Here in the quaint village of Arroyo Seco, the community ho Doug K. Jul 5, 2015 10:10 AM
Koch Brothers Launch Plot To Privatize And Buy National Parks For Drilling | - Every year, more than 280 million people bring their families to visit our country’s beautiful national parks. We have some of the most outstanding tourist destinations in the world and preserving these precious natural lands has been a Doug K. Jul 5, 2015 9:37 AM
7 Surprising Realities Behind the Transition to Renewable Energy | Alternet - From cheap solar to rapid wind power adoption, the world is moving towards clean energy — with some astonishing developments. The global transition to clean, renewable energy and away from nuclear and fossils is well under way, with r Doug K. Jul 5, 2015 8:59 AM
Bernie Sanders for President | Join Bernie Sanders for President - After a year of travel, discussion and dialogue, I have decided to be a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president. But let's be clear. This campaign is not about Bernie Sanders. It's about a grassroots movement of Americ Doug K. Jul 5, 2015 8:32 AM
Episcopal church votes to divest from fossil fuels: 'This is a moral issue' | World news | The Guardian - Warning of threat to ‘human life itself’, Christian denomination commits to re-investing in clean energy following pope’s pastoral letter on the environment Doug K. Jul 5, 2015 8:31 AM
A 12-Step Program to Cure America of Its War Addiction | Alternet - War on drugs. War on poverty. War in Afghanistan. War in Iraq. War on terror. The biggest mistake in American policy, foreign and domestic, is looking at everything as war.  When a war mentality takes over, it chooses the weapons and tac Doug K. Jul 5, 2015 7:59 AM
What We Do | Tennessee Conservation Voters - AWARENESS of candidates running for office is critical to the beginning of achieving a multi-partisan conservation majority in the Tennessee General Assembly.  Whether first time candidates or long-term incumbents, TCV works to ensure our Doug K. Jul 4, 2015 8:26 AM
It’s Official: New Study Shows White Americans are a Bigger Threat Than Islamic Terror in the U.S. | Americans Against the Tea Party - According to a study that was released Wednesday, At least 48 people have been killed stateside by right-wing extremists in American in the 14 years since the September 11 attacks, almost twice as many as were killed by Islamic terrorists. Doug K. Jul 4, 2015 8:21 AM
How Anti-Science ‘Christians’ and the GOP are Making America Dumber By the Day | Americans Against the Tea Party - As Susan Jacobs said in her book, “Age of American Unreason,” “This level of scientific illiteracy provides fertile soil for political appeals based on sheer ignorance.” The level of scientific illiteracy she’s talking about is ou Doug K. Jul 4, 2015 7:58 AM
Bernie Sanders’s Revolutionary Roots Were Nurtured in ’60s Vermont - The New York Times - BURLINGTON, Vt. — When he came to Vermont in the late 1960s to help plan the upending of the old social order, the future presidential candidate Bernie Sanders brought with him the belief that the United States was starkly divided into tw Doug K. Jul 3, 2015 10:45 AM
Social Democracy Is 100% American | BillMoyers.com - Appearing late last week on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri insisted that Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont “is too liberal to gather enough votes in this country to become pre Doug K. Jul 3, 2015 10:29 AM
Staying Human in a Time of Climate Change: New Author on Science, Grief, and Hope by Christopher Zumski Finke — YES! Magazine - Author M Jackson’s While Glaciers Slept: Being Human in a Time of Climate Change was released last week by Green Writers Press. In the book, Jackson’s first, she examines climate change by combining personal stories with scientific expl Doug K. Jul 3, 2015 9:51 AM
Stop Rand Paul’s “Pro-Extinction” bill - [address removed] - Gmail - Republicans in Congress have a problem. They badly want to get rid of the Endangered Species Act, one of the most successful conservation laws we have for protecting endangered wildlife from going extinct. But unfortunately for them, the la Doug K. Jul 3, 2015 9:47 AM
Extinction: It’s not just for Dodos - The Washington Post - Scientists have identified five times when a huge portion of Earth’s species died out relatively rapidly. Each time, something created an upheaval that altered the planet faster than those species could adapt. A growing number of scientis Doug K. Jul 3, 2015 9:42 AM
Stop Congress from gutting the Endangered Species Act | CREDO Action - Republicans in Congress have a problem. They badly want to get rid of the Endangered Species Act, one of the most successful conservation laws we have for protecting endangered wildlife from going extinct. But unfortunately for them, the la Doug K. Jul 3, 2015 9:38 AM
What Everyone Is Getting Wrong About The Supreme Court's Mercury Pollution Ruling | ThinkProgress - Despite reports to the contrary in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and briefly this publication, the Supreme Court didn’t actually “strike down” the EPA’s regulations of toxic air pollution from power plants on Monday. Doug K. Jul 3, 2015 8:14 AM
China Just Made Its Plans To Fight Climate Change Official | ThinkProgress - On Tuesday, China released long-awaited final greenhouse gas targets as part of its submission to the United Nations climate talks in Paris later this year. Li Keqiang, China’s prime minister, said in a statement the country “will wo Doug K. Jul 3, 2015 8:13 AM
Bill Gates Plans To Invest $2 Billion In New Renewable Technology. That's Not A Great Idea. | ThinkProgress - Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and the richest man in the world, plans to double his billion-dollar investments in green technology in an effort to stave off catastrophic climate change, he told The Financial Times. “Climate change is a Doug K. Jul 3, 2015 8:11 AM
Two Of The World's Largest Countries Are Joining Forces To Fight Climate Change | ThinkProgress - On Tuesday, Brazil and the United States announced a joint effort to address climate change and boost renewable energy during a visit by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to the White House. Specifically, both countries pledged to incre Doug K. Jul 3, 2015 7:43 AM
IPPF's Human rights quiz | IPPF - http://www.quiz.ippf.org/ IPPF's Human rights quiz All over the world women and girls still have limited or no right to decide their future. Spin the wheel to find out some shocking Doug K. Jul 3, 2015 6:50 AM
Fwd: Tell your senators: Invest in a positive future for Appalachia - Please do this. :-) ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "Kendall Bilbrey, iLoveMountains.org" < [address removed] > Date: J Charles W. Jul 2, 2015 3:05 PM
There's a lot more solar power in the US than we thought - Vox - How much solar photovoltaic (PV) power is generated in the United States? According to a new report, official government figures may be understating the total by as much as a third. That's a pretty big deal! Here's the proble Doug K. Jul 2, 2015 2:49 PM
The Mystery of the Missing Carbon - It’s a whodunit with huge consequences for life on Earth. Somehow, a whole lot of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) has gone missing and it’s becoming a scientific detective story to figure out where it went and why. The Principle Inv Doug K. Jul 2, 2015 2:47 PM
Ban Monsanto’s toxic Roundup herbicide on federal land | CREDO Mobilize - The unchecked spraying of glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, has contributed to an alarming decline in the monarch butterfly population in just two decades. We urge you to ban the use of glyphosate and encour Doug K. Jul 2, 2015 10:45 AM
Is Solar Power Right For Me? Utilities Offer Advice With "WattPlan" App | CleanTechnica - Allowing customers to learn about and explore solar power options at their convenience, a new online application helps utility customers learn the answer to many solar power-related questions, including, “Is solar power right for me?” Doug K. Jul 2, 2015 10:03 AM
In The Southeast, Could Third-Party Ownership of Solar Power Be Taking Root? - Just last month, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed the Solar Power Free-Market Financing Act of 2015, making Georgia the first state in the Southeast and the 25th in the nation to approve of third-party ownership of solar. Earlier this ye Doug K. Jul 2, 2015 9:50 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] New Poll Shows Liberals Making A Huge Comeback As Conservatives Plummet In US - I wonder what they mean by "liberal." That word has so many di Eric S. Jul 1, 2015 5:08 PM
Sanders: US campaign finance 'a national disgrace' | TheHill - Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is doubling down on his push to undo a Supreme Court decision on campaign spending, suggesting that the fallout from the Citizens United case is "a national disgrace."   “Elections should be de Doug K. Jul 1, 2015 11:37 AM
New Poll Shows Liberals Making A Huge Comeback As Conservatives Plummet In US - An analysis of polling data has revealed that the number of liberals in America is growing while the number of self-identified conservatives has dropped in 2015. The Wall Street Journal analyzed the data from three recent polls and f Doug K. Jul 1, 2015 11:37 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Why Not? | Bernie Sanders - Indeed, we used to think much bigger. In the 1970s we sang of Eric S. Jul 1, 2015 11:14 AM
Why Not? | Bernie Sanders - Our job is not to think small. It is to think big. The United States is the wealthiest nation in the history of the world. Why are we so far behind so many other countries when it comes to meeting the needs of working families and th Doug K. Jul 1, 2015 11:06 AM
Solar Owners Are Givers, Not Takers | Rob Sargent - With the solstice behind us, summer has officially begun. Across the country, that means the sun is shining and the mercury is climbing, and our air conditioners and the electricity grids they rely upon are stretched to their limits. Doug K. Jul 1, 2015 10:17 AM
How Pope Francis’s climate encyclical is liberating the world - I can relate. Doug ==============================­============= Even when I offer plenty of practical advice for alternatives to modern consumption the message still risks making my audience feel, “Why do Doug K. Jul 1, 2015 10:14 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] America's Zero Emissions Imperative - Yeah, the G7 pledged to be emission-free by the year 2100. That's about half a century afte Eric S. Jul 1, 2015 10:03 AM
America's Zero Emissions Imperative - Last fall, we wrote an article explaining why zero has become the most important number for humanity. Since that time, zero emissions has been embraced as an idea that’s time has come by nearly 120 countries, leading European companies,� Doug K. Jul 1, 2015 8:58 AM
Dalai Lama Endorses Pope Francis's Encyclical on Climate Change - The Dalai Lama endorsed the Pope’s encyclical on climate change yesterday while speaking at Glastonbury festival, a massive five-day festival that takes place in Somerset, England. The Buddhist leader spoke at a panel on climate change Doug K. Jul 1, 2015 8:56 AM
Q & A With Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein - Green Party candidate Jill Stein officially announced she is running in the 2016 presidential race on June 22, during an interview on Democracy Now!. She held a campaign kickoff event the following day at the National Press Club in Washingt Doug K. Jul 1, 2015 8:48 AM
Tell Congress: Protect the whistleblowers who expose abuse in factory farms. | CREDO Action - State by state, legislatures are passing bills that criminalize filming or photographing on farms without the prior consent of farm owners. Passing laws that limit the freedom of ordinary Americans, in order to hide abhorrent corporate prac Doug K. Jul 1, 2015 8:47 AM
What's Really Warming the World? - StumbleUpon - Really good series of charts showing what some claim is behind warming vs CO2 http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/­2y61gb/ Doug K. Jul 1, 2015 8:36 AM
Alaska’s climate hell: Record heat, wildfires and melting glaciers signal a scary new normal - Salon.com - But crews have been preparing for a season marked by unusually hot, dry weather — and following a winter marked by below-average snowfall — that can exacerbate the blazes. Any associations you might have with Alaska being a generally ch Doug K. Jul 1, 2015 8:18 AM
New Solar Guide Helps Homeowners Make Informed Choice - To help make the choice of going solar “as effortless and streamlined as possible,” and to educate potential solar homeowners, the SEIA has just launched its Guide to Solar Power, which is specifically tailored for the residential consu Doug K. Jul 1, 2015 7:55 AM
FW: NPJC eblast - special edition - rally at Obama's visit Wednesday - Dear Cumberland Greens, Eric S. Jun 30, 2015 1:08 PM
Supreme Court strikes blow against gerrymandering - WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states can try to remove partisan politics from the process of drawing political maps. The decision was a victory for the proponents of independent commissions and a blow for state l Doug K. Jun 29, 2015 9:56 PM
If Right-Wing Violence Is Up 400%, Why Is the FBI Targeting Environmentalists? - Violent attacks by right-wing groups and individuals have increased by 400% since 1990, and dramatically in the last five years, according to a new report by West Point’s Combating Terrorism Center. When examined side-by-side with Doug K. Jun 29, 2015 11:05 AM
In Wyoming it's now illegal to collect data about pollution - A new Wyoming law expands on the “ag-gag” trend of criminalizing whistleblowers in a new way: making it illegal for citizens to gather data about environmental pollution. Wyoming’s Senate Bill 12, or the “Data Trespassing Bil Doug K. Jun 29, 2015 11:00 AM
The Lancet: fossil fuels are killing us... quitting them can save us - The bad news is very bad, indeed. But first, the good news: "Responding to climate change could be the biggest global health opportunity of this century." That message is the silver lining contained in a comprehensive newly pu Doug K. Jun 29, 2015 11:00 AM
We’re Winning: Tapping the Legal System for Climate Change Action - Remember when smoking was allowed almost everywhere – the office, the train station, even on the tube? Not too long ago it was cool, cheap and socially acceptable. Today that would be unimaginable. Much has changed in the past few decades Doug K. Jun 29, 2015 10:45 AM
Supreme Court Rejects Obama's Drive To Cut Mercury Emissions From Power Plants - The Supreme Court threw out an Environmental Protection Agency regulation limiting mercury and other toxic emissions from power plants on Monday, undermining the Obama administration's drive to cut pollution from electricity generators. Doug K. Jun 29, 2015 10:43 AM
Joelton Compressor Issue: Metro Planning Commission Results - Fyi ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "Concerned Citizen" < [address removed] > Date: Jun 26,[masked]:14 PM Subject: Metro Planning Commiss Charles W. Jun 29, 2015 9:55 AM
Stop the sneak attack on Net Neutrality. | CREDO Action - On June 12, the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Open Internet Order mandating the strongest Net Neutrality protections in history finally went into effect. It was a tremendous victory for the millions of Americans, including h Doug K. Jun 29, 2015 9:22 AM
3 short videos - Here are three interesting short videos showing how we got to this point- DOUBT -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?­v=YhDacrl1aSA Doug K. Jun 29, 2015 9:09 AM
Earth enters sixth extinction phase with many species – including our own – labelled 'the walking dead' - Environment - The Independent - The dinosaurs did not see it coming-what's our excuse? Doug ==============================­==================== The planet is entering a new period of extinction with top scientists warning that species Doug K. Jun 29, 2015 7:53 AM
Re: The Great Change by Albert Bates - Eric,  Doug K. Jun 29, 2015 7:44 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Bernie Sanders: Single-payer 'Medicare for all' - CNNPolitics.com - Right on Bernie! e On Jun 28, 2015, at 6:39 Eric L. Jun 29, 2015 7:32 AM
Pope Francis recruits Naomi Klein in climate change battle | World news | The Guardian - Social activist ‘surprised but delighted’ to join top cardinal in high-level environment conference at the Vatican http://www.the Doug K. Jun 28, 2015 8:17 PM
Largest Solar Plant On Planet Earth — Solar Star — Comes Online | CleanTechnica - The Solar Star solar power plant, with a total capacity of 579 MW, went fully online on June 19, 2015, as per the California Independent System Operator (CAISO). For now, it is the largest solar power plant in the world, with a lead of 29 Doug K. Jun 28, 2015 8:17 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Obama to speak in Nashville area Wednesday about ACA - If we can find out Obama's specific when and where soon enough, we ought to greet him with some signs Eric S. Jun 28, 2015 8:17 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] The Great Change by Albert Bates - http:// Eric S. Jun 28, 2015 7:59 PM
Report: Renewable Energy + Energy Efficiency To Grow Based On Cost Competitiveness Alone | CleanTechnica - The renewable energy and energy efficiency industries will grow over the coming years “strictly on the basis of cost,” rather than simply as a result of supportive policies, according to a new report from the Advanced Energy Economy Ins Doug K. Jun 28, 2015 7:41 PM
Obama to speak in Nashville area Wednesday about ACA - President Barack Obama is set to speak about the Affordable Care Act in the Nashville area on Wednesday, making what will be his third swing through Middle Tennessee in the past year and a half. Doug K. Jun 28, 2015 7:28 PM
The Great Change by Albert Bates - If we are honest and admit climate change threatens the survival of our species, right now and not next decade or next century, and don't just turn away or accept the numbing banality that comes with avoidance of the subject, we would h Doug K. Jun 28, 2015 6:54 PM
Bernie Sanders: Single-payer 'Medicare for all' - CNNPolitics.com - Washington (CNN)Bernie Sanders isn't satisfied with the Supreme Court's affirmation last week of President Barack Obama's health care law. Instead, the Democratic presidential hopeful said on Sunday he wants the United St Doug K. Jun 28, 2015 6:38 PM
FW: NPJC eblast June 28 -- Insure TN press conf tomorrow - Dear Cumberland Greens, Eric S. Jun 28, 2015 4:45 PM
LBL tour - Come see what the forest service wants to turn LBL or Land Between the Rivers, more respectfully, want to turn our public land into. The 8600 Tour is your chance to show you are willing to actually show up and martin h. Jun 27, 2015 1:47 PM
Justice Scalia's Gay Marriage Advice: 'Ask the Nearest Hippie' - One line in Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's dissent on gay marriage captured the public imagination after Friday's historic decision. "Ask the nearest hippie." The conservative was skewering the argume Doug K. Jun 27, 2015 12:26 PM
Study sees a ‘new normal’ for how climate change is affecting weather extremes - The Washington Post - And as we move into a warmer world — with 2015 currently out ahead of all prior recorded years for its temperatures thus far — the debate over the impact of a changing climate on weather events will only intensify. “Because g Doug K. Jun 27, 2015 11:38 AM
Over 300 wildfires are burning in Alaska right now. That’s an even bigger problem than it sounds - The Washington Post - Following on a record hot May in which much snow cover melted off early, Alaska saw no less than 152 fires erupt last weekend. The numbers have only grown further since then, and stood at 317 active fires Friday, according to the Alas Doug K. Jun 27, 2015 11:11 AM
Giant earthquakes are shaking Greenland — and scientists just figured out the disturbing reason why - The Washington Post - If Greenland goes, it is becoming clear that it won’t go quietly. Scientists have already documented entire meltwater lakes vanishing in a matter of hours atop the vast Greenland ice sheet, as huge crevasses open beneath them. A Doug K. Jun 27, 2015 11:11 AM
Obama meets with David Attenborough, asks about ‘prospects for this blue marble that we live on’ - The Washington Post - President Obama and environmental filmmaker Sir David Attenborough talked about the fate of the planet back in May at the White House; on Friday, the BBC gave viewers a sense of what they discussed behind closed doors.  Now BBC has r Doug K. Jun 27, 2015 11:08 AM
Update: Roundup Class Action Suit for False Advertising is Going National - Attorney T. Matthew Phillips recently announced a shift in his LA County Class action suit against Monsanto’s Roundup for false advertising. The lawsuit defendants have the choice of court venue while plaintiffs choose the geographical lo Doug K. Jun 27, 2015 6:23 AM
Tell the White House Conference on Aging: It is time to expand Social Security! | ExpandSocialSecurityNow.com - Tell the White House Conference on Aging: It is time to expand Social Security! Today, two-thirds of retirees depend on Social Security for the majority of their income. As employers continue phasing out traditional pensions in favor Doug K. Jun 26, 2015 9:54 PM
Fwd: Press Advisory - Monday at 11 am - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Tennessee Health Care Campaign, Inc. < [address removed] > Date: Fr Doug K. Jun 26, 2015 3:49 PM
EPA report cites benefits of limiting emissions, climate change - Reducing the greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change could prevent tens of thousands of deaths and hundreds of billions in economic losses in the United States, according to a new study by the Environmental Protection Agency. Doug K. Jun 26, 2015 10:47 AM
Accelerating the Clean Energy Revolution — Solutions Journal Summer 2015 - The global transformation of energy use continues, and there are recent encouraging signs that it’s as strong as ever. We’ve seen progress on the fronts of rooftop solar, electric vehicles, and energy efficiency, including — most Doug K. Jun 26, 2015 10:45 AM
Settlement: EPA to Analyze Impacts of World's Two Most Widely Used Pesticides on 1,500 Endangered Species - Settlement: EPA to Analyze Impacts of World's Two Most Widely Used Pesticides on 1,500 Endangered Species Historic Settlement Means Harms of Atrazine, Roundup Will Be Assessed WASHINGTON— The Environmental Protection Doug K. Jun 26, 2015 10:44 AM
Solar energy use is growing, getting cheaper, studies find - Solar energy seems to be reaching a mainstream tipping point worldwide. While solar power currently makes a small contribution to the world’s energy production (accounting for 0.5 percent of global electricity demand in 2011 according to Doug K. Jun 26, 2015 10:36 AM
Climate Change Impacts Could Collapse Civilization by 2040 States UK Govt Report | CleanTechnica - New scientific models supported by the British government’s Foreign Office show that if we don’t change course, in less than three decades industrial civilisation will essentially collapse due to catastrophic food shortages, triggered b Doug K. Jun 26, 2015 9:44 AM

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