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August 19, 2014 Henry calls water crisis life-changing (Toledo)Source: The Blade
The man who will oversee the $264 million campaign to upgrade Toledo’s water treatment plant called the recent water crisis a shocking event that destroyed the community’s faith in the quality of the local water.
August 19, 2014 Nigeria, Shell Failing to Clean Oil Pollution, Report Says
Businessweek - îFriends of the Earth Europeî, and Platform. âThree years after the publication of the report, there is little evidence that the government of Nigeria has any intention of taking meaningful action...
Source: Washington Post
The average global temperature in July was the fourth highest on record for any July since records began in 1880, according to NOAA. This is after two months of record warm global temperature in May and June. So far, 2014 is the...
Looking to buy a house? That’s great, unless you’re in your 20s and 30s and regularly read climate reports. They tend to project dramatic changes to the climate over the next 50 years, and given that current life expectancy is...
Source: The Guardian
Anti-fracking protesters have superglued themselves to the doors at the main entrance of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), campaigners have said. The activists from the Reclaim the Power camp at...
August 18, 2014 China's carbon plans: secrecy and oversupplySource: CNBC
As China lays down plans for a national carbon trading scheme, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases risks repeating mistakes made in carbon trading in Europe by flooding its pilot markets with free permits.
August 18, 2014 The Fukushima Effect: Dangerous Radiation ImpactSource: American Live Wire
In comparison to the Chernobyl meltdown, the levels of radiation released by the Fukushima-Daiichi power plant disaster in 2011 were a drop in the bucket. Even so, a new series of studies has shown that certain types of birds,...
August 18, 2014 West’s historic drought stokes fears of water crisisSource: Washington Post
Now, across California’s vital agricultural belt, nervousness over the state’s epic drought has given way to alarm. Streams and lakes have long since shriveled up in many parts of the state, and now the aquifers — always a backup...
August 17, 2014 Where Divesting From Fossil Fuels Was Born
The Huffington Post - Here at the Alliance Center, a group called "îAs You Sowî" and other folks happened to be meeting here... they came up with the idea that you have to divest. Take your investments out of fossil...
August 15, 2014 America's fracking dilemma: Not in my backyardSource: CBS Money Watch
Fracking isn't only fueling the current energy boom in the U.S., it's also firing up concerns about whether it can be used successfully without creating a long-term environmental and economic threat to the communities and regions...
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