Environmental Hazards

Environmental Hazards

‘A Day of Shame’: Australia Lobbying Thwarts Push to List Great Barrier Reef as Endangered

‘A Day of Shame’: Australia Lobbying Thwarts Push to List Great Barrier Reef as Endangered

An intense lobbying campaign by the pro-fossil fuel Australian government succeeded Friday in keeping the Great Barrier Reef off a list of World Heritage Sites considered “in danger.” GreatBarrierReef

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Wireless Radiation Exposure for Children Should Be ‘Hundreds of Times Lower’ than FCC Limits, Environmental Group Says

Posted by on July 22, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Wireless Radiation Exposure for Children Should Be ‘Hundreds of Times Lower’ than FCC Limits, Environmental Group Says

According to a new, peer-reviewed study by the Environmental Working Group, the FCC must consider the latest scientific research, which shows radiation from wireless devices can affect health, especially for children. #wirelessradiation

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Scientist Says BC Heat Wave Caused Over 1 Billion Tidal Creatures to Cook to Death

Scientist Says BC Heat Wave Caused Over 1 Billion Tidal Creatures to Cook to Death

Following record-breaking temperatures in the Canadian province, endless rows of mussels with dead meat attached inside the shell, along with other dead creatures like sea stars and barnacles #HeatWave2021 #climateaction

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Water Protectors Protesting at Willow River Warn Line 3 ‘Is a Catastrophic Threat’

Water Protectors Protesting at Willow River Warn Line 3 ‘Is a Catastrophic Threat’

The Indigenous-led fight against Line 3 continued Tuesday as water protectors descended on the area of Willow River where Canadian energy giant Enbridge is working to install a “climate-wrecking” tar sands pipeline #StopLine3

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Record-Breaking Northwest Heatwave Linked to Hundreds of Deaths

Record-Breaking Northwest Heatwave Linked to Hundreds of Deaths

The record-shattering heatwave currently scorching the Pacific Northwest has been linked to hundreds of deaths in the region over just the past week, with British Columbia alone reporting at least 486 “sudden and unexpected” fatalities since last Friday. #HeatWave2021

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“Eye of Fire” Blaze in Gulf of Mexico Literally Shows the Ocean Caught on Fire

Posted by on July 4, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
“Eye of Fire” Blaze in Gulf of Mexico Literally Shows the Ocean Caught on Fire

Frightening video shows fire resembling lava spewing from beneath the ocean to its surface due to an oil pipeline rupture. #GulfofMexico #Pemex

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Protection from 5G Apocalypse

Posted by on June 29, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Protection from 5G Apocalypse

Here are a bunch of links for protection against 5G and other EMFs, as more and more satellites are launched and turned on. #5gprotection

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Yellowstone is Losing Its Snow as the Climate Warms, and that Means Widespread Problems for Water and Wildlife

Yellowstone is Losing Its Snow as the Climate Warms, and that Means Widespread Problems for Water and Wildlife

A new assessment of climate change in the two national parks and surrounding forests and ranchland warns of the potential for significant changes as the region continues to heat up. #climatechange #YellowstoneNationalPark

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Vandana Shiva: Bill Gates’ Book “How to Avoid Climate Disaster” is RUBBISH | Interview with Russell Brand | Article by Dr. Mercola

Vandana Shiva: Bill Gates’ Book “How to Avoid Climate Disaster” is RUBBISH | Interview with Russell Brand | Article by Dr. Mercola

Shiva calls Gates’ book, “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster,” which pushes for the elimination of age-old farming traditions and widespread adoption of fake meat, “rubbish” #billgates #vandanashiva

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EPA Inaction Blamed as US Bees Suffer Second Highest Colony Losses on Record

Posted by on June 25, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
EPA Inaction Blamed as US Bees Suffer Second Highest Colony Losses on Record

Beekeepers lost nearly half of their colonies between April 2020 and April 2021, according to the Bee Informed Partnership survey. #savethebees

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Global Hopes in Doubt After G7 Fails to Meet Climate Finance Pledges for Poor Nations

Global Hopes in Doubt After G7 Fails to Meet Climate Finance Pledges for Poor Nations

The Group of 7 leaders last week ended their summit without a firm and clear commitment on how they’re going to deliver on the annual $100 billion climate finance pledge they made over a decade ago, sparking criticism from United Nations climate chief Patricia Espinosa. #climatechange #G7Summit2021

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Indigenous Women Invite Deb Haaland to See Devastation of Line 3 for Herself

Indigenous Women Invite Deb Haaland to See Devastation of Line 3 for Herself

A group of Indigenous women opposed to the Line 3 pipeline on Thursday invited Interior Secretary Deb Haaland—the first Native American woman to hold her Cabinet position and a professed critic of fossil fuel infrastructure on public and tribal lands—to visit northern Minnesota and “learn more about the impacts” of the tar sands project first-hand. #StopLine3

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Record Heat and Flimsy Power Grid Across US Illustrates Urgent Need for Green Infrastructure

Posted by on June 18, 2021 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Record Heat and Flimsy Power Grid Across US Illustrates Urgent Need for Green Infrastructure

Texas’ grid shutting down in both cold and heat,” said one Democratic lawmaker, “underscores the facts we need to invest in clean and renewable energy infrastructure. Immediately. #heatwave #gogreen

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Climate Campaigners Welcome SCOTUS Refusal to Hear Big Oil’s Appeal of California Lawsuits

Climate Campaigners Welcome SCOTUS Refusal to Hear Big Oil’s Appeal of California Lawsuits

Climate campaigners on Monday welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to hear an appeal by oil and gas companies including BP, Chevron, and ExxonMobil seeking to shift a lawsuit from state to federal court #BigOil #climatechange #SCOTUS

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Earth’s Atmospheric CO2 Soars to Highest Level in 4 Million Years

Posted by on June 14, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Earth’s Atmospheric CO2 Soars to Highest Level in 4 Million Years

New data released Monday showed atmospheric carbon dioxide reached a monthly average of 419 parts per million in May, the maximum reading ever recorded since measurements began 63 years ago and the highest level the planet has experienced in more than 4 million years. #co2levels

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