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Federal Court Blocks KXL Pipeline

In Blow to Pipeline Project, Court Invalidates Trump Administration’s Keystone XL Environmental Review, Blocks Construction. BoldNebraska Press Release , Nov. 9, 2018. GREAT FALLS, Mont.– A federal judge ruled today that the Trump administration violated bedrock U.S. environmental laws when approving a federal permit for TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline project. The judge blocked (More...)

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Is Spotsylvania Beating Pennsylvania ?

Why is Spotsylvania, VA (Northern VA, greater DC – Baltimore region) getting the big solar business ? They don’t have that much more sun than PA. Have not heard of anything bigger than 50MW in PA.   Virginia’s largest solar-generating facility in Spotsylvania would produce power for University of Richmond, Apple and others By SCOTT (More...)

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How the Anti-Trump Resistance Is Organizing Its Outrage

Time Magazine, By Charlotte Alter, October 29, 2018 print edition. Midterms mean something a little different for college kids this year !   This Time magazine feature on organizing for  the 2018 election includes a pic from a local student group. Carolyn Eberly is an unlikely warrior. A former chemist from Waxhaw, N.C., she works at (More...)

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Final call to save the world from ‘climate catastrophe’

Oct. 8, 2018. BBC News. By Matt McGrathEnvironment correspondent, Incheon, South Korea. It’s the final call, say scientists, the most extensive warning yet on the risks of rising global temperatures. Their dramatic report on keeping that rise under 1.5 degrees C says the world is now completely off track, heading instead towards 3C. Keeping to the preferred (More...)

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Disobedient art can win the fight against artwashing

Sept. 17, 2018. In this guest blog, Fossil Free Culture NL reflects on their campaign against Shell sponsorship. Disobedient art can win the fight against artwashing!  The proof is right here in black and white. With the flurry of deal dropping announcements in The Netherlands this (baking hot) summer, the question really has been begged: (More...)

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PennLive.com Op-Ed: Community Solar Is Long Overdue In PA, Lawmakers In Harrisburg Can Fix That

By Pari Kasota and R. Brent Alderfer The following op-ed was published on Pennlive.com July 16, 2018 Pennsylvanians embrace America’s entrepreneurial spirit, and few know better than Pennsylvanians the potential of a thriving energy sector. Pennsylvania oil and coal powered the country through the industrial revolution. Now, we’re ready to harness another major energy opportunity (More...)

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Capitalism Killed Our Climate Momentum, Not “Human Nature”

By Naomi Klein, in The Intercept, Aug. 3 2018. Naomi Klein responds to the NYT Magazine feature:  Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change by Nathaniel Rich, Aug 1 2018. Photo credit: Time Magazine cover, 1989, Gianfranco Gorgoni.   From Klein’s essay: …Written by Nathaniel Rich, this work of history is filled with insider (More...)

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The world is hot, on fire, and flooding. Climate change is here.

By Eric Holthaus on Jul 24, 2018, Grist. The worst ravages of climate change are on display around the world. Wildfires have ripped through towns in Greece, floods have submerged parts of Laos, and heat waves have overwhelmed Japan. These are striking examples of climate change playing out in its deadliest forms, and they’re making  the (More...)

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