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By Bruce Finley The Denver Post Colorado’s push to combat light pollution so more residents can see stars at night has gained momentum, with four more towns — including Naturita, Nucla and Crestone — winning dark sky designations and others expanding their efforts. The advocates of also establish...
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Picture, Jane Goodall with Grant Barbeito, Founder, Earth Protect Jane Goodall, the conservationist renowned for her expertise on chimpanzees and her globe-spanning advocacy of environmental causes, was named Thursday as this year’s winner of the prestigious Templeton Prize, honoring individuals wh...
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By Stanley Reed and Raphael Minder © The New York Times Co. MADRID » In winter 2015, three directors of a Connecticut electric company met with a potential acquirer: a determined Spanish utility executive named José Ignacio Sánchez Galán, who surprised them with a bold vision for America’s uti...
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By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON »  and she issued a separate directive that prioritizes climate change in agency decisions. The moves are part of a governmentwide effort by the Biden administration to address climate change before a virtual global summit on climate change tha...
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Thanks to all Earth Protecters, we celebrate with people around the world the renewed dedication to creating a healthy, environmentally sustainable future. Thanks, Earth Protect 
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On the very first Earth Day, 20 million people took to the streets to fight for our environment. Today, the world looks very different than it did fifty-one years ago, but the mission of Earth Day remains the same and more urgent than ever: we need to demand widespread action to protect our planet. ...
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Want to lower your home energy bills and be more environmentally friendly? Here are 10 simple ways to reduce energy waste, at home and at work:   1. Make the switch to LED LEDs are a great example of how innovation and technology can make your life easier. They last at least 25 times longer ...
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By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON » President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion plan to transform America’s infrastructure includes $16 billion to plug old oil and gas wells and clean up abandoned mines, a longtime priority for Western and rural lawmakers from both parties. Hu...
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We know that young people who belong to a youth development organization have the best chance of volunteering, voting, and giving on a regular basis now and when they grow up. With that in mind, we encourage every young person to become a member of a youth development or afterschool program, every a...
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  The current state of the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to affect many facets of our daily lives. For many, it has resulted in condensed social circles as we continue to try to slow the spread of the virus. For EARTHDAY.ORG and The Great Global Cleanup, it means we have needed to shift f...
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Biden, who ran on the most progressive and comprehensive climate plan of any presidential candidate in history, took the oath of office just before noon outside a Capitol building ransacked two weeks ago by a Trump-supporting mob, and Wednesday evening signed executive orders aimed at aggressively f...
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By William J. Broad © The New York Times Co. Linda Zall played a starring role in U.S. science that led to decades of major advances. But she never described her breakthroughs on television or had books written about her or received high scientific honors. One database of scientific publications l...
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The Resistance: In the President’s Relentless War on Climate Science, They Fought Back Scientists' efforts were often unseen and sometimes unsuccessful. But over four years, they mounted a guerilla defense that kept pressure on the Trump Administration. By Marianne Lavelle December 27, 2020 Ev...
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Earth Protect is made possible with the support of 2 wonderful companies which contribute to a sustainable future by how they do their work. They are Bill Hastings, Wind Hosting https://www.lunavi.com formerly GreenHouseData Shawn Mills.  Thanks and recommendations, these are gr...
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LONDON» Prince William on Thursday announced the establishment of an environmental prize worth $65 million that will reward climate change solutions over the next 10 years, saying it was an effort to “turn the current pessimism surrounding environmental issues into optimism.” It will be comprised o...
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-Shared from the 9/30/2020 The Denver Post eEdition PARIS» France’s environment minister revealed a gradual ban on using wild animals in traveling circuses, on keeping dolphins and killer whales in captivity in marine parks and on raising mink on fur farms. Barbara Pompili, France’s minister of e...
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By the Pope's Worldwide Prayer Network (Apostleship of Prayer) https://www.popesprayer.va/ “We need to grow in the conviction that a decrease in the pace of production and consumption can at times give rise to another form of progress and development.”  Pope Francis explains to us that it is i...
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Laurel Manley, Author, Colorado State University, Major in Biology Science and Ecosystem Science & Sustainability* and Carol Barbeito, Ph.D., Educational Editor, President Earth Protect*     “We showed that we are united and that we, young people, are unstoppable. - Greta Thunber...
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Vail Daily, from The Denver Post eEdition, July 3, 2020 Vail Resorts reports the company has taken a major step toward its goal of 100% renewable electricity as a new large-scale wind farm, enabled by the company, has gone online. Vail Resorts has committed to purchase 310,000 megawatt hours of win...
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By Matthew Daly, The Associated Press, The Denver Post eEdition, July 1, 2020 WASHINGTON» House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a plan to address climate change that would set a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, while pushing renewable energy such as wind and solar power and addressi...
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