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The World Rightly Sees Canada as the Villain at the Copenhagen Climate Change Talksnew

as the Canadian government tries to block climate change agreements to protect tar sands development, we're seen as the bad guy. Or, as British journalist George Monbiot writes, an "immediate threat to the global effort to sustain a peaceful and stable world."
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Bruce Wark  |  12-11-2009  |  Environment

Will Berkeley's Solar Plan Go Viral?new

Cisco DeVries, who came up with the innovative financing plan, is trying to convince cities nationwide to join the solar revolution.
East Bay Express  |  Robert Gammon  |  11-19-2008  |  Environment

Is the Ocean a Victim of Global Warming?new

Scientists are finally in consensus about the reality of global warming, but the common ground ends at the ocean’s edge. I've spoken with some of the best marine scientists on this coast of the Pacific, chased CO2 through three countries, but the disagreement among researchers has only left my mental waters murkier.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Kera Abraham  |  11-14-2008  |  Environment

Massachusetts' New Environmental Legislation Explained, Laudednew

The state Legislature has pushed through several landmark bills in recent weeks, firing off a half-dozen energy- and environmental-related bills to the desk of Gov. Deval Patrick before the session ended in August.
Dig Boston  |  Evan Lips  |  09-03-2008  |  Environment

What's For Dinner? Local vs. Organicnew

Greenhouse gas emissions from organic flood flown around the globe or pesticides and synthetic fertilizers from "conventional" food grown by a local farmer? Is that the only choice?
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Lezlie Lowe  |  08-01-2008  |  Food+Drink

Time to Speak Out Against Nuclear Powernew

People concerned about a safe environment and a sane energy future should speak in opposition to the construction of a second nuclear power plant in Clinton, Ill.
Illinois Times  |  Fletcher Farrar  |  04-15-2005  |  Commentary

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