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The Hummer Is Back: Why Low Gas Prices Are A Total Bummer!

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Low Gas Prices & Climate Change “is like putting a Big Mac in front of people who need to diet… some people will wait until their first heart attack… if we do that at a planetary scale it will be pretty traumatic.”

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GOP Hell-bent On Rolling Back Carbon Emissions Regulations

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Environmental protection is one of the top things Republicans want to dismantle in 2015.

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If Environmentalists Were More Like Crazy Sports Fans (Video)

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What would happen if we cared about the environment the way we do about sports? Watch this hilarious two-minute video and find out.

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Right Wing Nut Deeply Offended By “Really Dumb” Native American Proverb (VIDEO)

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One thing Whittle doesn’t mention is how he intends to buy this magical food, which exists without animals, water or oxygen, after he’s lost the ability to breathe.

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Republican Congressman: ‘I Am A Scientist’ And There’s No Proof That Humans Affect Climate Change (VIDEO)

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Since 2010, Benishek has received $125,000 in support from the oil and gas industries.

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Susan G. Komen Teams Up With Fracking Company To Help Cause Breast Cancer

Susan G. Komen Teams Up With Fracking Company To Help Cause Breast Cancer

Anyone with any common sense can see that this is a bad match.

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Tucker Carlson: The Death Penalty Is ‘Probably Too Strong’ For Poor People Who Litter (VIDEO)

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Fox News believes in global warming, but only if it can be blamed on poor people.

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Top 10 List To Happiness Written By Pope Francis

"Consumerism has brought us many anxieties, …people who work must take the time to relax, to be with their families, to enjoy themselves, read, listen to music, play a sport." Pope Francis

Need a job that you don’t hate with every ounce of your being? If only you could meet that guy/gal who is perfect for you, right? Struggling under the killing weight of bills? Wishing you were happy at least once in a while? The Argentinian guy with the funny hat […]

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Officials In Alabama Say Coal Is From God, Hold Prayer To Stop EPA Rules (VIDEO)

Officials In Alabama Say Coal Is From God, Hold Prayer To Stop EPA Rules (VIDEO)

The proposal they are against, which was announced by the EPA in June, would require emissions from coal-fired plants to be lowered by 27 percent.

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Couple In Drought Stricken California Threatened With Fine For NOT Watering Lawn

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The state of California is currently in the midst of the worst drought on record. According to research published in mid July, 2014, the current drought has created “the greatest absolute reduction in water availability ever seen” in California. Given that information, it makes sense that state and local authorities […]

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Tests Show Crude MCHM Spilled In West Virginia Is Far More Toxic Than Reported

Tests Show Crude MCHM Spilled In West Virginia Is Far More Toxic Than Reported

  n July 10th, 2014, environmental engineer Andrew Whelton, released the results of federally funded research carried out on the chemical known as crude MCHM. Crude MCHM is the chemical which contaminated the water supply of more than 300,000 West Virginia residents last January. Whelton’s research shows a ‘drastic difference’ […]

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James Cameron Wants To Take Away Your Bacon (Not Really)

James Cameron Wants To Take Away Your Bacon (Not Really)

To advocate plant-based diets is to be ‘militant’ or ‘extreme.’ To clutch bacon like it’s a gun nut’s AR-15 is simply American.

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Breaking: L.A. Streets Submerged In Oil After Pipeline Ruptures (VIDEO)

According to early reports, the oil spill covers at least half a mile, and is concentrated in the Atwater Village area of Glendale.  The oil is reported to be more than knee-deep in some areas. Image: screen grab / NBC

According to early reports, the oil spill covers at least half a mile, and is concentrated in the Atwater Village area of Glendale. The oil is reported to be more than knee-deep in some areas.

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West Virginia Coal Mine With More Than 250 Safety Violations In 2013 Kills Two (VIDEO)

West Virginia Coal Mine With More Than 250 Safety Violations In 2013 Kills Two (VIDEO)

Two workers at the Brody coal mine, located in West Virginia’s Boone County, were killed after a structural collapse.

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Major Explosion At Texas Based Koch Industries Plant

David and Charles Koch

Charles and David Koch have poured billions of dollars into the political process, in an effort to decimate regulatory policies.

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Study Shows Methane Levels At Fracking Sites Up To 1000 Times Higher Than EPA Estimates (VIDEO)

Study Shows Methane Levels At Fracking Sites Up To 1000 Times Higher Than EPA Estimates (VIDEO)

On April 14, 2014 the National Academy of Sciences published the results of a study which shows that actual methane emissions around gas fracking sites are between 100 and 1,000 times higher than the EPA estimates. The measurements, recorded by researchers studying methane emissions in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale region, were […]

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House Republicans Target National Parks And Monuments

HR 1459, nicknamed the 'no new parks bill' is making its way through Congress. The GOP sponsored bill would virtually halt the creation of new national parks. Image: Tony Kent

HR 1459, called the ‘no new parks bill’ is making its way through Congress. The GOP sponsored bill would virtually halt the creation of new national parks.

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Hidden Camera Documents Year Of Constant Coal Ash Waste Dumped Into Ohio River

Hidden Camera Documents Year Of Constant Coal Ash Waste Dumped Into Ohio River

If you think the news about coal ash and coal chemical spills has been bad lately, wait until you see the one you don’t know about. North Carolina and West Virginia have dominated the headlines over what the coal industry has done to the Dan River and the Elk River. […]

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WATCH: Phony Fox Video Mashup Portrays Oil Spill Protesters As Torch-Wielding Eco-Terrorists

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Watch; Fox Five attempts to further the idea that environmental protesters are ‘eco-terrorists’ by totally distorting events from two different locations.

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American Icon And Folk Singer Pete Seeger Dies

American Icon And Folk Singer Pete Seeger Dies

“I look upon myself as a planter of seeds.” ~ Pete Seeger Pete Seeger was part of my life before I even knew who he was. As a child, one of my favorite songs was “Where Have All The Flowers Gone?” Though I was young, the message of that song […]

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