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An Unusual New York City Election Tests Whether Global Warming Can Win A Local Race – HuffPost

RIDGEWOOD, N.Y. ― In a past life, during the halcyon days before hipsters colonized New York City’s outer boroughs, Costa Constantinides sold toys here in this working-class, immigrant neighborhood in central Queens.  It was a time when the city had…

Report: U.S. The World Leader For Reducing CO2 Emissions In 2019

The United States led the world in tackling CO2 emissions last year while combining that singular success with solid economic growth, a new report reveals. It has also been confirmed while the U.S. was hitting its climate goals, at the…

Environmentalism & The Electric Car

I have several acquaintances who are concerned about our present administration and Trump’s anti-environmental actions (now he’s just turned back the protection of streams and waterways, giving industry carte blanche to pollute even more). Several of those same individuals just bought new gas cars in the last year. That’s the problem! It’s not the climate deniers, however naive they may be — it’s the people who understand the danger at our door and think it’s someone else’s responsibility to fix

Press highlights for the 2020 American Chemical Society national meeting in Philadelphia

(American Chemical Society) Journalists may now apply for press credentials for the American Chemical Society Spring 2020 National Meeting & Exposition, one of the largest scientific conferences of the year. The meeting will be held March 22-26, 2020 in Philadelphia.

Lower meat consumption a key to fighting global warming, study says – Loma Linda University Health

A global transition to a vegetarian diet would have significant impacts in the battle against global warming and other environmental concerns, according to research conducted at Loma Linda University Health. Food production has been identified as a major contributor to…

Once protected as national monuments, these Utah lands now face drilling and mining

The Trump administration has finalized plans to allow drilling, mining and grazing across swaths of southern Utah that were once protected by two national monuments, The Washington Post reports. The move, which has drawn swift condemnation from tribal groups and…

AOC Wants Govt. To Build EV Charging Stations Nationwide

Two U.S. lawmakers on Thursday will unveil legislation that would create a nationwide electric vehicle (EV) charging network to promote the shift from gasoline-powered vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Democratic Representatives Andy Levin and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are releasing legislation…

Greta Jockeys For The Nobel Prize Of Propaganda

As expected, Greta Thunberg has been nominated for the Nobel Prize [again]. At an age when most girls are mooning about boys, young Miss Greta is grousing about the weather a hundred years from now. It needs single-mindedness of purpose…

States join global push to ban animal testing

More and more states are getting tough on animal testing of cosmetics. Some have passed and some are considering laws that would ban the sale or import of makeup, cleansers, shampoo and other products that have been tested on animals….