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Only 3 Years Left to Act on Climate Change Before it’s Too Late, Experts Warn

June 29, 2017

Time is running out If we want a smooth transition into a sustainable future, we need to act fast. A comment article in the journal Nature says we have to act fast if we hope for a painless transition to…

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Trump May Have Just Killed the Fastest Growing New Job in America by Dumping the Paris Treaty

June 2, 2017

Trump Ignores a Vibrant New Industry Donald Trump decided to pull the United States out of the 192-country Paris climate agreement, he announced Thursday. This leaves America virtually alone among nations in rejecting the treaty. The only other UN-member countries to reject…

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Pulling US Out of Paris Climate Accord Puts Trump on This Shortlist of Most Maniacal World Leaders

May 31, 2017

By Leaving the Paris Climate Agreement, the US Would Join Some Nefarious Company Donald Trump continues to claim that he has not made a final decision about remaining in the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, but Axios is reporting that the…

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BREAKING: Rex Tillerson’s Old Company Just Created Trump’s Worst Conflict of Interest Yet

April 19, 2017

Trump Administration to Decide on Exxon-Rosneft Drilling Agreement ExxonMobil applied for a waiver from US sanctions levied against Russia, the Wall Street Journal reported, Wednesday. The company seeks to “resume its joint venture” with the Russian-owned oil mega corporation, PAO…

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Trump Administration Has Decided To Treat Native Americans, Water Protectors As Terrorists

February 11, 2017

FBI agents are being diverted from the agency’s terrorism task force to investigate Dakota Access Pipeline protesters. Reporters from The Guardian have determined that officers have tried to contact at least three activists involved in the water protector protests at Standing Rock.…

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REPORT: Obama Just Banned Offshore Drilling In The Arctic And Atlantic—And It May Be Permanent

December 21, 2016

In a move to protect more than one hundred million acres of federal land, President Obama has banned oil and gas drilling in the Arctic and along the Atlantic coast, stretching from Virginia to Maine. Will This Be A lasting part…

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Russia’s Foreign Affairs Committee Head Thrilled With Trump SOS Pick

December 12, 2016

Russia Applauds Exxon Tillerson as Secretary of State On Saturday, President-elect Donald Trump named Rex Tillerson, Exxon CEO, as Secretary of State. The appointment drew considerable criticism from both major parties in the United States. It was applauded, however, by Russia’s president…

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FOLLOW THE MONEY: Officials Behind Arrest Warrants For Jill Stein, Amy Goodman Cashed In

September 14, 2016

Follow The Money The drama surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota resulted in charges against several nationally prominent figures last week. The charges seem totally at odds with First Amendment protections. And top officials who may be behind the…

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Oregon: Oil Train Derails, Sparks Fire In Columbia River Gorge

June 4, 2016

An oil train carrying a type of crude that is highly volatile derailed Friday near Mosier, Oregon on the outskirts of the Columbia River Gorge, sparking a fire. The 96-car train was carrying Bakken crude oil when eleven of its…

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EPA To Alabama’s Pregnant Women: Don’t Drink The Water

May 23, 2016

The next Flint? EPA warns pregnant women to avoid drinking Alabama’s water health advisory has been issued by the EPA for eight water systems in Alabama that contain two cancer-causing, man-made chemicals, according to the agency and the Alabama Department…

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