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House Vote On Keystone ‘Has Signed Our Death Warrants,’ Is  An Act Of War

House Vote On Keystone ‘Has Signed Our Death Warrants,’ Is An Act Of War

Cyril Scott, the president of South Dakota’s Rosebud Sioux Nation, has declared the House of Representatives’ vote to force approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline an “act of war” according to an official statement from Scott. As Andrew Hart of the Huffington Post reports, “Scott said he and other tribal elders have not been appropriately […]

Is Canada Killing The Keystone Pipeline Project?

First, a bit of background for those who, like me, only peripherally paid attention to “Keystone”. (I’m in Oregon. We have our own pipelines to fight about.) The Keystone Pipeline itself, has been in operation since 2010. It was constructed to transport petroleum from the Alberta oil sands area to American refineries. It runs from […]

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Know a Climate Change Denier? Show Them This Video!

This is a video from NASA. You know the National Aeronautics and Space Administration? They’re kind of experts on this stuff. This is a very short (13 second) animation that illustrates how temperatures around the world have warmed since the 1950s. You’ll note accelerated temperatures trending in the late 1970s as greenhouse gas emissions from […]

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52 Percent Of The World’s Wildlife Lost In The Past 40 Years

A shocking new report from the World Wildlife Fund reveals we are losing species at a rate far faster than previously thought. Earlier studies relied on more easily accessible information gleaned from North America and Europe, however, expanding the research to reflect changes in the tropics and Latin America has led to this startling and […]

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Even Rainy Seattle Is Going Solar!

So you’ve been thinking of going solar. You’re not alone. Across the country, people are slowly but surely putting solar panels on their roofs and generating clean energy to not only power their homes, but send power back to the grid for use by others. It’s even happening in one of the most overcast cities, […]

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