Post Tagged with: "environment"

Our Public Lands Enrich Us, In More Ways Than One (VIDEO)

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A Colorado woman just unearthed an 8.52 carat diamond at Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park. While we may not all find diamonds on our public lands, it’s a fact that they enrich our lives in countless ways.

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7 Of The Dumbest Things Donald Trump Has Ever Said To Disprove Global Warming (TWEETS)

7 Of The Dumbest Things Donald Trump Has Ever Said To Disprove Global Warming (TWEETS)

If Trump gets into the White House, we’re in BIG trouble.

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Rapper Akon Launches Initiative To Supply Solar Power To 600 MILLION Africans (VIDEO)

Rapper Akon Launches Initiative To Supply Solar Power To 600 MILLION Africans (VIDEO)

What a great example of a celebrity giving back. This is going to completely change Africa as we know it.

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Obama Pushes New Environmental Protections, So GOP Comes Out In Support Of… Pollution

Obama Pushes New Environmental Protections, So GOP Comes Out In Support Of… Pollution

There is a popular saying that if President Obama came out in favor of air, Republicans would stop breathing – well now they may get a chance to test that theory.

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U.N. To Work On Climate Change Deal That Bypasses U.S. Congress, Due To GOP Extremism

Featured image by Alfred Palmer. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_pollution#/media/File:AlfedPalmersmokestacks.jpg

Incredible. The GOP is so extreme that it’s starting to affect how the U.N. words agreements. They don’t want to deal with our Congress anymore.

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Ben & Jerry’s New Flavor Combats Global Warming In A Really Awesome Way (VIDEO)

Ben & Jerry’s New Flavor Combats Global Warming In A Really Awesome Way (VIDEO)

It’s sad that an ice cream company is doing more to combat climate change than our GOP politicians.

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The Man Behind France’s New Food Waste Law Wants To Make It Global

The Man Behind France’s New Food Waste Law Wants To Make It Global

Creating an international framework that aims to get rid waste in the global food system would be a game changer in the fight against hunger and environmental devastation.

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Jeb Bush: People Who Believe In Man-Made Climate Change Are ‘Really Arrogant’

Jeb Bush: People Who Believe In Man-Made Climate Change Are ‘Really Arrogant’

This guy never runs out of stupid things to say.

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California Oil Spill Five Times WORSE Than The Oil Company Thought (VIDEO)

Photo of oil spill: cc 2010 Bill Brooks/Flickr.

Shame on them. Cleaning up oil spills is a dangerous, arduous and painstaking process that we should NOT have to keep repeating.

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‘Shark Tank’ Helps 10-Year-Old Lemonade Entrepreneur Save Bees And Make A Killing (VIDEO)

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A little girl with a big vision shows what entrepreneurship should be all about.

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Pope Francis Warns The Rich And Powerful To Protect The Planet Or Suffer God’s Wrath

Photo: cc 2013 Edgar Jiménez via Wikipedia.

Watch out conservatives and corporate bosses, Pope Francis would like you to know that doing nothing to protect the environment will bring down the wrath of God upon your houses.

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Massive Tree Falls On Playground, Injuring Children (VIDEO)

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This terrifying scene from a Massachusetts children’s park should serve as a reminder of why it’s so important to invest in our public spaces.

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Starbucks’ ‘Eco-friendly’ Ethos Water Is Sourced From California Region That’s In ‘Exceptional Drought’ (VIDEO)

Starbucks’ ‘Eco-friendly’ Ethos Water Is Sourced From California Region That’s In ‘Exceptional Drought’ (VIDEO)

This environmentally conscious brand was supposed to help mend the global water crisis – now it’s facing a water crisis of its own.

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Research Suggests That Even Mild Air Pollution Can Cause Brain Deterioration

Research Suggests That Even Mild Air Pollution Can Cause Brain Deterioration

Maybe this is why Republicans want to destroy the EPA.

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John Boehner Releases Asinine ‘Jelly Bean Day’ Video On Earth Day (VIDEO)

Featured image credit: video screen capture, House Speaker John Boehner via Twitter

If we needed one more example of why republicans are not fit to lead our country, John Boehner’s juvenile ‘Jelly Bean Day’ video is it.

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Gallup Poll Shows Conclusively Who Climate Change Deniers Are, And It’s EXACTLY Who You Thought

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These folks think of climate change as something akin to the way atheists think of the Lord’s second coming — it’s never going to happen.

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Adidas Unveils Sustainability Plan To Turn Garbage From The Ocean Into Shoes And Clothing (IMAGES)

Adidas Unveils Sustainability Plan To Turn Garbage From The Ocean Into Shoes And Clothing (IMAGES)

The major retailer is on course to do something amazing for the environment.

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Apple On Environmental Impact: ‘We Don’t Want To Debate Climate Change. We Want To Stop It’ (VIDEO)

Apple On Environmental Impact: ‘We Don’t Want To Debate Climate Change. We Want To Stop It’ (VIDEO)

Apple’s new Environmental Responsibility Report takes a dig at climate change deniers.

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Chiquita Brands Responsible For Children Sprayed With Pesticides, Suit Claims (VIDEO)

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A lawsuit alleges water and soil contamination, and airborne exposure to toxic chemicals. It also charges Chiquita with “fraud, unfair competition, and consumer law violations.”

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State Regulators Wage War On Seed Savers (VIDEO)

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Is saving and sharing seeds a human right or a crime?

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