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The CEO Of Blackstone Is Warning That “A Real Shortage Of Energy” Will Cause Social Unrest All Over The Planet

Written by on October 28, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
The CEO Of Blackstone Is Warning That “A Real Shortage Of Energy” Will Cause Social Unrest All Over The Planet

We are potentially heading into the most painful global energy crisis in modern history. When CNN asked Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman about this, he openly admitted that we are “going to end up with a real shortage of energy… #energyshortage

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Uganda Climate Leader Vanessa Nakate Joins Fight Against German Coal Mine

Written by on October 11, 2021 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Uganda Climate Leader Vanessa Nakate Joins Fight Against German Coal Mine

Ugandan activist Vanessa Nakate, a key leader of the international youth climate movement, was in Germany on Saturday where she joined opponents of the country’s largest lignite coal mine to denounce its proposed expansion in the face of the ever-growing threat of fossil fuels and planet-heating emissions. #climateactivist #coalmine #Garzweiler

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‘Speeding in the Wrong Direction,’ Fossil Fuel Demand Tops Pre-Pandemic Levels

Written by on October 5, 2021 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
‘Speeding in the Wrong Direction,’ Fossil Fuel Demand Tops Pre-Pandemic Levels

Climate campaigners and energy experts are responding to a recent rise in fossil fuel demand by reiterating the necessity of rapidly transitioning to renewable sources like solar and wind, with Swedish activist Greta Thunberg warning Monday that “we are still speeding in the wrong direction.” #fossilfuel

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Progressive Groups Warn Congress Against Including Carbon Tax in Reconciliation Package

Written by on September 29, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Progressive Groups Warn Congress Against Including Carbon Tax in Reconciliation Package

Five progressive organizations on Tuesday urged top congressional Democrats to exclude a carbon tax from the sweeping budget reconciliation package they aim to pass this week following reports that the policy is under consideration in the U.S. Senate. #CarbonTax #BuildBackBetterAct

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‘Coal Is Dead’: New Global Pact Announced After China’s Bold Step

Written by on September 26, 2021 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
‘Coal Is Dead’: New Global Pact Announced After China’s Bold Step

Just two days after Chinese President Xi Jinping announced the world’s largest coal producer would stop funding overseas coal projects, seven countries on Friday pledged they would also cease building new coal power plants—the latest sign one of the world’s dirtiest energy sources is on its way out. #coalisdead #climatechange

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Animal Agriculture Emits Nearly 60% of Greenhouse Gases From Food Production: Study

Written by on September 14, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Farming & Gardening with 0 Comments
Animal Agriculture Emits Nearly 60% of Greenhouse Gases From Food Production: Study

Global food production accounts for more than a third of all greenhouse gas emissions, with meat and dairy responsible for twice as much planet-heating carbon pollution as plant-based foods, according to the results of a major study published Monday. #animalagriculture #foodproduction

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‘Momentous’ Moratorium on Deep Sea Mining Adopted at Global Biodiversity Summit

Written by on September 12, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
‘Momentous’ Moratorium on Deep Sea Mining Adopted at Global Biodiversity Summit

A vote overwhelmingly in favor of placing a moratorium on deep-sea mineral mining at a global biodiversity summit this week has put urgent pressure on the International Seabed Authority to strictly regulate the practice. #ProtectTheOceans #DeepSeaMining

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Billions of People Could Live Years Longer If Policymakers Reduce Air Pollution: Study

Written by on September 2, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Billions of People Could Live Years Longer If Policymakers Reduce Air Pollution: Study

A new study released Wednesday by researchers at the University of Chicago showed that air pollution is cutting short the average global citizen’s life by more than two years, with people in parts of the world dying as many as eight years earlier than they would without exposure to pollution. #airpollution

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Nearly 70 People Arrested for Resisting Line 3 at Rally Outside Minnesota Governor’s Mansion

Nearly 70 People Arrested for Resisting Line 3 at Rally Outside Minnesota Governor’s Mansion

70 people were arrested Saturday by Minnesota law enforcement as they assembled outside Democratic Gov. Tim Walz’s home, demanding the Governor take action to stop the construction of the Enbridge Line 3 tar sands pipeline.#stopline3

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The EPA is Banning Chlorpyrifos, A Pesticide Widely Used on Food Crops, after 14 Years of Pressure from Environmental and Labor Groups

Written by on August 27, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
The EPA is Banning Chlorpyrifos, A Pesticide Widely Used on Food Crops, after 14 Years of Pressure from Environmental and Labor Groups

On Aug. 18, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will end the use of chlorpyrifos – a pesticide associated with neurodevelopmental problems and impaired brain function in children – on all food products nationwide. #Chlorpyrifos #pesticidepollution

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‘Hard to Imagine Worse Idea’: Biden to Resume Fossil Fuel Leases on Public Lands and Waters

Written by on August 18, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
‘Hard to Imagine Worse Idea’: Biden to Resume Fossil Fuel Leases on Public Lands and Waters

Climate groups are expressing deep concern following an Interior Department announcement, Monday that the Biden administration will resume oil and gas drilling leases on public lands and waters #FossilFuels #ClimateEmergency

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Male Fertility is Declining – Studies Show that Environmental Toxins Could Be a Reason

Male Fertility is Declining – Studies Show that Environmental Toxins Could Be a Reason

Many couples struggling with infertility are asking a big question in male reproductive health: Does environmental toxicity contribute to male infertility? #maleinfertility

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

Written by on July 25, 2021 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
‘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

Written 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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