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Earth, Temperatures Not Seen in 2 Million Years

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Earth 2015 was the warmest year since modern record-keeping began in 1880, according to a new analysis by NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies. The record-breaking year continues a long-term warming trend — 15 of the 16 warmest years on record have now occurred since 2001. Earth is the warmest it’s been in 100,000 years, a new reconstruction of historical ... Read More »

Renewable Energy, Outpacing Demand for First Time

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Renewable Energy For the first time ever, investment in new renewables was more than enough to cover rising global electricity demand in 2015, according to the first World Energy Investment report published by the International Energy Agency (IEA). While fossil fuels still dominate energy supplies, the IEA says changing investment flows point towards a “reorientation of the energy system.” Carbon ... Read More »

Go Green with Air Conditioning This Summer

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Go Green With summer right up the corner and temperatures shooting up to the sky, you need to do all you can to air condition your home. Running the air conditioner up to its full capacity can skyrocket the electricity bills. But you can always reduce that by some simple tricks. Here Are Some Tips To Handle The Heat In ... Read More »

Fossil Fuel Industry Is Killing the World’s Coral Reefs

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Fossil Fuel Divers from coastal communities around the world wrapped crime-scene tape around dead coral reefs during a series of underwater dives to highlight the catastrophic damage to this valuable ecosystem and the culpability of the fossil fuel industry for its loss. A series of underwater photographs collected from Samoa, the Australian Great Barrier Reef and the Andaman Islands was ... Read More »

Climate Change Is Real and We Must Act

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Climate Change In the studio of a Los Angeles radio station, host Tina Mastramico was kicking off another edition of her show Celebrity Chat. “We’re here with Don Cheadle,” she said, “to discuss the Environmental Defense Fund [EDF], his new movie.” Cheadle, the actor-director and climate activist, seemed taken aback. “Um, EDF isn’t a movie. It’s an organization that helps ... Read More »

Saving Water When Traveling

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Saving Water Water conservation has always been an important part of our role in society. While water is a renewable resource, we must be careful with the amounts that we use on a daily basis because water is not a sustainable resource. Many people are conscious of the ways in which they use water at home, but what about when ... Read More »

Mount Everest Climbers May One Day Climb Ice-Free

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Mount Everest The Himalayan Mountains and Tibetan Plateau, dubbed the “Third Pole” for having the largest ice mass on Earth after the polar regions, are rapidly losing their glaciers. Eighteen percent of China’s glaciers have vanished in the past 50 years according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Air pollution and rising air temperatures are combining to increase glacial melt, ... Read More »

Earth Day at The Bay, Newport Beach

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Earth Day Saturday, April 22, 2017 Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center 10 – 3 p.m. Free parking, free admission Bring some cash for food trucks and opportunity drawing Click here for Event flyer Click here for Rain Barrel flyer Service Project: Native Plant Restoration in partnership with OneOC 9 – 11 a.m. On Earth Day we need you to take ... Read More »

Green up Your Swimming Pool

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Green Up Sure, one way to “green” up your pool is to put plenty of plants around it and throw in some algae in for good measure, but that’s not what the term stands for. No, greening up means implementing eco-friendly solutions and practices in order to run an energy and water-efficient swimming pool. These solutions will not only keep ... Read More »