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Posted by on in Oil Spill
Shared from the 6/27/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Maggie Michael 
The Associated Press The United Nations said an abandoned oil tanker moored off the coast of Yemen loaded with more than 1 million barrels of crude oil is at risk of rupture or explosion, causing massive environmental d...
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Posted by on in Water Conservation
Shared from the 6/28/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Jim Robbins
© The New York Times Co. CUT BANK, MONT.» A century ago, one of the first of the ambitious federal water projects that helped build the West was constructed to carry water from the mountains of Glacier National Park hundreds of ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  Shared from the 6/24/2020 The Denver Post eEdition CLIMATE CHANGE Amazon’s carbon footprint grew 15%  However, company says rate fell 5% per $1 spent on website By Joseph Pisani The Associated Press NEW YORK»Amazon said Tuesday that its carbon footprint rose 15% last y...
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Posted by on in Human Health
Shared from the 6/19/2020 The Denver Post eEdition PREMATURE BIRTHS By Christopher Flavelle © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON» Pregnant women exposed to high temperatures or air pollution are more likely to have children who are premature, underweight or stillborn, and African-American...
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Posted by on in Human Health
The Denver Post eEdition, By Gillian Friedman, June 20, 2020 © The New York Times Co. Friday was a paid company holiday for employees at Nike. The same goes for workers at Twitter, Target, General Motors, the National Football League and a variety of other businesses. JPMorgan Chase, Capital O...
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Posted by on in Human Health
The Lancet, Planetary Health Volume 4, Issue 6, E212-E216, Published June 01, 2020 By Evan A Eskew and Colin J Carlson The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will be among the most significant global health crises of several generations. The causative virus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coron...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
The Denver Post eEdition, Judith Kohler, June 17, 2020 Colorado and the country continue to lose clean energy jobs by the thousands since the coronavirus began spreading, a national industry group said Monday. A new analysis by E2, Environmental Entrepreneurs, said the industry lost 27,000 job...
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Posted by on in General Environment
The New Yorker, By Bill McKibben, June 9, 202,  Most weeks, we talk about how to save the world, which seems the only accurate way to put it, given that we’ve just lived through the hottest May in recorded history and that the carbon-dioxide levels in our atmosphere just hit a new high, unmatc...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
The Denver Post eEdition, By The Associated Press, June 17, 2020 HELENA, MONT.» The Trump administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive a permit program that would allow the disputed Keystone XL pipeline and other new oil and gas pipelines to cross waterways with little review. Ear...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Women exposed to high temperatures or air pollution are more likely to have premature, underweight or stillborn babies, a look at 32 million U.S. births found. The New York Times, By Christopher Flavelle, June 18, 2020 WASHINGTON — Pregnant women exposed to high temperatures or air pollution a...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
By Judith Kohler
The Denver Post, 6-18-2020 The Platte River Power Authority said Tuesday that it will retire a coal-fired power plant by 2030, 16 years earlier than planned. The closure of the Rawhide Unit 1 northwest of Wellington and the end of Platte River’s ownership interest when a power pla...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
Shared by The Denver Post, 6-18-2020 By Michael Liedtke
The Associated Press The families of some of the 85 people killed by a horrific Northern California wildfire ignited by Pacific Gas & Electric’s long-neglected equipment vilified the company Wednesday as greedy, corrupt and reckless, telli...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
By Judith Kohler
The Denver Post, 6-18-2020 PDC Energy Inc. has agreed to pay $688,500 to resolve allegations that it drilled and produced publicly owned oil and gas in Weld County without obtaining a lease and permit, the U.S. attorney’s office said. A federal investigation focused on allegations...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
Shared from the 6/18/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Justin Wingerter The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed the Great American Outdoors Act, a public lands bill that will fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund and end a massive maintenance backlog at national parks, including those in ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
A new report from the International Agency details what it will take to lock in this year’s drop in emissions.  Bloomberg By Eric Roston and Akshat Rathi June 17, 2020, 10:00 PM MDT Plummeting carbon emissions and big government spending—two of the defining narratives of 2020 so far—could cre...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
 After a drastic decline this spring, global greenhouse gas emissions are now rebounding sharply, scientists reported, as countries relax their coronavirus lockdowns and traffic surges back onto roads. It’s a stark reminder that, even as the pandemic rages, the world is still far from getting g...
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Posted by on in Human Health
Indigenous communities in Brazil suffer from the virus on one hand and "genocidal" interlopers on the other, rights groups say. BY SCOTT WALLACE PUBLISHED JUNE 12, 2020, National Geographic  WITH THE CORONAVIRUS spreading into remote territories across the Brazilian Amazon, indigenous le...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
By Matthew Brown
The Associated Press BILLINGS, MONT.» The Trump administration has awarded energy companies hundreds of breaks on payments for oil and gas extraction from U.S. lands and the Gulf of Mexico during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a government database and federal officials. T...
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Posted by on in Forestry
Shared from the 6/11/2020 The Denver Post eEdition  Fungus Power By Sarah Kuta
Special to The Denver Post Can mushrooms help save our Colorado forests? Jeff Ravage knows they can. Ravage is a big fan of mushrooms. He’s also the North Fork watershed coordinator for the Coalition ...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
It’s impossible to live sustainably without tackling inequality, activists say. June 3, 2020 By Somini Sengupta This week, with the country convulsed by protests over the killing of a black man named George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis, we decided we’d talk to leading black climate ...
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