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Ocean Warming Off Atlantic and Pacific Coasts

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Ocean Warming Oceanographers are puzzled by an accelerated burst of warming sea (ocean warming) that threatens the fisheries of the American Atlantic coast. Meanwhile, off the U.S. West coast, scientists report that they have been baffled by a mysterious “blob” of water up to 4°C warmer than the surrounding Pacific, linked to weird weather across the entire country. Photo credit: Putneypics via ... Read More »

Running Out of Water, Satellite Data Reveals

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Running Out Of Water The planet’s great subterranean stores of water are running out—and nobody can be sure how much remains to supply billions of people in the future. Satellite instruments used to measure the flow from 37 underground aquifers between 2003 and 2013 have revealed that at least one-third of them were seriously stressed—with little or almost no natural ... Read More »

Rising Sea, 10 Coastal Destinations at Risk

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Rising Sea Many of the U.S.’s loveliest national parks—favorites for tourists, families and recreational athletes—lie along its shores. They attract millions of visitors a year and they are under threat from rising sea levels caused by climate change. Just ahead of the two-year anniversary of the announcement of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, as well as the heavy summer tourist season, U.S. ... Read More »

Legalized Marijuana, Good for the Planet?

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Legalized Marijuana The movement for legalized marijuana use and cultivation is picking up steam across the U.S. In California medical marijuana has been legal since 1996, while recreational use—though still not legal—is widely accepted with possession of small amounts a minor misdemeanor. Since then, multiple other states have followed on California’s footsteps in legalizing the popular plant or at least ... Read More »

Climate Change, 10 Greenhouse Gas Emitters

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Climate Change Climate change has captured the headlines: Leaders of the G7 agreed to a decarbonization of the global economy over the course of this century; Pope Francis released his long-awaited encyclical on climate change; and Morocco and Ethiopia joined the U.S., European Union and other countries in putting forward its plans for post-2020 climate action. More countries are expected to ... Read More » and Mobile Devices

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Offshore Wind Turbine, Worlds Largest

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Offshore Wind Turbine Leave it to the Japanese,  Japan officially introduced last september, its 7 megawatt (MW) wind turbine, the world’s largest offshore wind turbine to date. View image on Twitter Follow: You&Me ECHO @yumisophia #RenewableEnergy: World’s largest floating wind turbine nearly complete in Fukushima   88 Retweets  44 likes  The Fukushima Wind Project, located about 12 miles off the coast ... Read More »

Dark Money Vs. Climate Change

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Dark Money The network of corporate-funded right wing think tanks in America is massive. The dark money that flows to these organizations is even more massive than the networks themselves, and it flows in almost total secrecy thanks to Donors Trust and Donors Capital Fund. These think tanks and astroturf groups are the leaders in climate change denial, spreading misinformation and ... Read More »

Cheap Food, The True Cost

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Cheap Food Organic, GMO, Pesticide-free, Fair Trade—what do these really mean, are they just trends and how do they affect our planet? Agriculture is a complex industry which to some extent we are all reliant upon. Understandably, for decades the focus has been on how to increase crop yield more efficiently and at lower and lower costs. At first glance, ... Read More »

Future Automobiles

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Future Automobiles There’s a lot of buzz these days about autonomous or self-driving cars. Major tech and car companies like Google, Ford, Mercedes-Benz and Apple are all jumping on board with these cars of the future, either with plans to create self-driving vehicles, or with vehicles in the testing stages almost ready for the road. And there’s a reason for ... Read More »

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