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Koch Brothers Dump Trump

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Koch Brothers Billionaire oil barons Charles and David Koch are reaching into their deep pockets to fund Republican candidates in the tight Senate races in Ohio and Nevada, two states that have seen powerful political and corporate interests block progress in renewable energy. According to NBC News, the Koch Super PAC Freedom Partners Action Fund has announced it will buy ... Read More »

Fossil Fuels, Keep Remaining Fuels in the Ground

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Fossil Fuels With a passionate press conference outside the White House on Tuesday, a sweeping coalition of climate, labor, indigenous and public health groups and leaders called on President Barack Obama to make the U.S. the first nation to commit to keeping all of its remaining, unleased public fossil fuels in the ground. “Each new federal (fossil fuels) lease opens new ... Read More »

Climate Denial And The Future of the Planet

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Climate Denial “Human kind … cannot bear very much reality.” —T.S. Eliot, Burnt Norton It’s been over a year since polling data found that climate change has emerged as America’s most polarizing political issue. The survey, conducted by the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire, found that the divisiveness characterizing the climate debate is so strong it has ... Read More »

Going Green and Saving Green

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Going Green Here is some useful and valuable information to help the reader understand the perks of clean energy and going green. It turns out, the average American can save around $600 a year just by going solar. That’s about $12,000 over a lifetime! Who knew? I think it’s important to learn everything you can about the benefits of going ... Read More »

Green Business Ideas for The Eco-Minded

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Green Business The greatest contribution that a present-day entrepreneur can make to the environment preservation are not donations to ecological organizations. What will have a stronger impact is launching your business on green foundations. However, it won’t be easy. On one hand, you should choose a niche in which the level of environment protection is low, so that your work ... Read More »

Solar Farm, In The California Desert

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Solar Farm Solar is going big. Again. The federal government last year,  green-lit a 485-megawatt solar farm that will generate enough carbon-free electricity to power 180,000 homes when it comes online in the Southern California desert. During the Great Recession, there was nothing unusual about billions of dollars in federal stimulus money fueling big green dreams of carpeting the Mojave ... Read More »

Climate Change, Politics and Lessons Learned

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Climate Change Over the past few weeks, every Democratic candidate running for president has discussed climate change in a major speech and made climate solutions a central part of their platform. Republican candidates continue to use stock phrases like “I’m not a scientist,” but at least they are talking about climate change. We’ve come a long way. When I started ... Read More »

Clean Energy, The Price Is Right

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Clean Energy Ever had one of those moments where you turn on the television and stumble onto a show from decades back that you can’t believe is even on any more? If you’re in the U.S., something like Wheel of Fortune or The Price Is Right? (And this is one of those rare instances of universal harmony where every nation ... Read More »

Clean Energy Future: It Pays to Get There First

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Clean Energy Scorching heat is often accompanied by sweat-inducing electricity bills. With air conditioning, fans and other summer necessities driving up energy consumption, it can be tough on both budgets and the environment. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is close to announcing the finalized Clean Power Plan, which aims to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants by approximately ... Read More »

Pope Francis, Against Global Capitalism

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Pope Francis The latest call for a youth uprising against global capitalism came not from grassroots groups, but from the leader of the Catholic Church, who gave a rousing speech during which he told a crowd of young people in Paraguay that it is their time to “make a mess.” The address marked the end of Pope Francis’ week-long pilgrimage to ... Read More »

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