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How to Battle Climate Change and Poverty Together

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World Bank President Jim Kim yesterday put climate change at the center of the fight against extreme poverty

Asia Drought Strains Tea Producers, Stirs Talk of Price Hikes

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A long dry season has left Asia's premier tea-growing regions parched and could lead to a rise in tea prices, analysts say.The drought across Sri Lanka in th...

Up To 1,000 Times More Methane Released At Gas Wells Than EPA Estimates, Study Finds

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A plane flying over the Marcellus Shale for two days measured methane being released into the atmosphere at 100 to 1,000 times the rate that the EPA estimated.

Keystone XL cops – incompetent at all levels

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John Abraham: US Department of State report on Keystone XL climate impacts displays shocking incompetence

NSA used Heartbleed bug to capture information, report says

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The National Security Agency knew for at least two years about the software flaw that has left countless individuals vulnerable to hackers, but the agency failed to alert the public and instead used the weakness to gather intelligence, Bloomberg News reported Friday.

Getting Out of Oil

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Catholic colleges and universities have a long and storied history of providing full scholarships and affordable higher education to low income, minority and immigrant students. In addition, they cont

UN urges huge increase in green energy to avert climate disaster

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'Triple or quadruple renewables', say experts, as pressure grows for UK to deliver on eco priorities

US Screenings + Theatre Listings

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Edward Burtynsky and Jennifer Baichwal collaborate in a new documentary based on Edward's new book on Water.

Drought will cause avocado, lettuce prices to spike up to 34%, study says (CHART)

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Here's another way that California's drought is going to affect every day life: We're likely to be paying a lot more for all kinds of produce, from lettuce to tomatoes to avocados. According to a s...

Look At These Incredible Photos Taken By Pulitzer Center Journalists Flying Over the Oilsands This Week

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Journalist Dan Grossman and photographer Alex MacLean are in the middle of their week long tour of the Alberta oilsands. Their on-the-scene reporting is meant to bring greater public attention to the scale – and the stakes – of developing oil from the world’s largest deposit of carbon-intensive

Sexton fields student questions at final town hall

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NYU President John Sexton adressed student concerns during town hall.

Opponents carve anti-pipeline message into field

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Opponents of a proposed pipeline to carry Canadian oil south to the Gulf Coast have carved a message of resistance into a Nebraska field in the project’s path.

Why the Great Wash U Sit-in Against Peabody Coal Matters: Which Side Are You on?

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Will other schools, alumni groups -- and investors in Peabody Energy -- follow the lead of the Washington U. students?... Reacts to President Obama's Delay on Keystone Pipeline Decision

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Announcement Comes on Heels of Latino Group Joining Opposition to Project's Pollution Impacts

Fires could turn Amazon rainforest into a desert as human activity and climate change threaten ‘lungs of the world’, says study

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The Amazon rainforest is becoming increasingly vulnerable to catastrophic forest fires due to a combination of droughts, climate change and human activities such as deforestation, farming and habitat fragmentation, a major study has concluded.

Canadian government scolds Jimmy Carter over position on Keystone XL pipeline

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WASHINGTON - The Keystone XL pipeline issue has created a tiff between a former U.S. president and the Canadian government.

Drunken Trees: Dramatic Signs of Climate Change

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As the permafrost melts in the north, forests no longer grow straight.

IPCC, U.N. climate report: "Fundamental decarbonization" won't wreck the economy.

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So far, climate change is following the plot of an epic disaster movie. In the last few years, giant megafires have burned out of control, we’ve been hit with superstorms, our fields have wilted, and there’s barely any ice left at the North Pole. Despite all we think ...

Canada becoming launch-pad of a global tar sands and oil shale frenzy

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A world-wide extreme energy boom, modelled after Canada's, is unleashing weapons of mass ecological destruction

Breaking: Citizens Block Coal Train with Civil Disobedience

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 13th, 2014MISSOULA – Members of the organizations Blue Skies Campaign and 350-Missoula participated in an act of nonviolent civil disobedience next to Montana Rail ...

Front Line Supply Call.

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Lakota and allies asking for gear to supply frontline fight against the Keystone XL. The Lakota have sworn to not let the pipeline through their lands, but n...

Opinion: Keystone will worsen climate change

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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rep. Henry Waxman say read deep, and you'll see the federal Keystone pipeline report spells out the pipeline is bad news

Kitimat Votes ‘NO’ to Enbridge Northern Gateway Oil Pipeline in Local Plebiscite

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Kitimat residents have voted against the Northern Gateway pipeline, with 58.4 per cent of ballots in the city’s plebiscite being cast against the project, as of around 9 p.m. Saturday.In total, 1,793 voted against the proposed project, while 1,278 or 41.6 per cent were in favour.

Why Air Pollution Is A Racial Issue

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Nonwhite Americans are breathing dirtier air than their white counterparts -- putting them at greater risk for long-term health problems.

Pitzer College Divests From Fossil Fuels: Students Reflect On Our Victory And What Comes Next

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The Claremont Colleges Divestment Campaign is proud to announce that the Pitzer College Board of Trustees has committed to fossil fuel divestment as part of a holistic climate action model. In addi...

California drought: El Niño could bring big storms next winter, new report says

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Driven in part by a mass of warm water called a Kelvin wave, NOAA scientists on Thursday announced that there is now a 66 percent chance of an El Niño event next winter, bringing hope to California that the drought will end.

Jimmy Carter comes out against Keystone XL pipeline

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Jimmy Carter will urge President Obama Wednesday to block the Keystone XL pipeline