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Did Woodland, North Carolina Really Ban Solar Farms Because They “Suck Up The Sun?”

Written by on December 24, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 5 Comments
Did Woodland, North Carolina Really Ban Solar Farms Because They “Suck Up The Sun?”

It’s easy to mock goofy and irrational fears about solar farms, but they are only an expression of deeper anxieties. Concerns also include: “Solar panels are now taking up the majority of the farm land, jobs are disappearing and it is becoming a ghost town because younger local residents have to move away to find employment.”

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Mark Ruffalo: The Renewable Energy Race Is On

Written by on December 22, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 5 Comments
Mark Ruffalo: The Renewable Energy Race Is On

The count down for clean renewable energy world wide has already started since the World leaders finally made commitments to clean, renewable energy. The agreement signals that the age of fossil fuels is coming to a close and the age of renewable energy is dawning.

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Elon Musk: We Can Power America by Covering Small Corner of Utah With Solar

Written by on December 21, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 131 Comments
Elon Musk: We Can Power America by Covering Small Corner of Utah With Solar

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, has the 44-year-old CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, once again championed the incredible potential of renewable energy

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COP21 Paris – World Leaders Sign A Death Warrant for the Planet

Written by on December 20, 2015 in Climate Change, Environment, World with 0 Comments
COP21 Paris – World Leaders Sign A Death Warrant for the Planet

COP21 Paris agreement leaves poorer undeveloped countries with no help re: impact of climate change. No international Court established for environmental crimes. Fossil Fuel producers in evidence with US policy. No commitments re: alternative energy development. Essentially another trade agreement?

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Astronomy Picture of the Day: Proton Arc over Lake Superior

Written by on December 20, 2015 in Earth & Space, Environment, Science with 21 Comments
Astronomy Picture of the Day: Proton Arc over Lake Superior

A magnificent photo of a proton arc taken over Lake Superior when the photographer was planning a photo of Aurora Borealis.

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Global Warming – Obama’s Statements in Paris Ridiculous

Written by on December 20, 2015 in Climate Change, World with 41 Comments
Global Warming – Obama’s Statements in Paris Ridiculous

Evidence from scientists, actual temperature readings vs projected ones, and solar activity indicate that global warming is a political fraud. CO2 is not the enemy or the cause. The sun’s activities are what warms the planet. Look at the chart, listen to the real scientists and read about the lies and disinformation of the media in creating the “problem”.

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World’s Small Farmers Fighting Back as World Trade Organization Pushes Corporate Agenda

Written by on December 18, 2015 in Environment, Farming with 1 Comment
World’s Small Farmers Fighting Back as World Trade Organization Pushes Corporate Agenda

The WTO is aiming to strengthen a ‘corporate-driven free trade regime’ while ignoring solutions that would protect small-scale farmers and increase food security. The small farmers have robustly fighting back though.

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Brazil Shopping Mall Recycles Their Food Waste into Thriving Rooftop Garden for Employees

Written by on December 17, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 53 Comments
Brazil Shopping Mall Recycles Their Food Waste into Thriving Rooftop Garden for Employees

A shopping mall in Sao Paulo is taking all of the organic waste generated from the mall’s food court and turning it into compost for growing vegetables and herbs on the rooftop. Almost 900 pounds of food waste is generated there every day, and it’s all being turned into new food on location.

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Climatologist Exposes Fallacy of Consensus that Climate Change Is Entirely Caused By Mankind

Written by on December 16, 2015 in Climate Change, Environment with 35 Comments
Climatologist Exposes Fallacy of Consensus that Climate Change Is Entirely Caused By Mankind

Dr. Judith Curry: “I came to the growing realization that I had fallen into the trap of groupthink. I had accepted the consensus based on 2nd order evidence: the assertion that a consensus existed.”

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2 Key Takeaways From the Paris Climate Talks

Written by on December 15, 2015 in Climate Change, Environment with 2 Comments
2 Key Takeaways From the Paris Climate Talks

What to know what the world agreed on regarding the environment? Here’s a synopsis of the 12 most important aspects of the COP21 Climate Talks in Paris.

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Saudi Princess Speaks Out Against Chemtrails And Geoengineering

Written by on December 13, 2015 in Earth & Space, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 36 Comments
Saudi Princess Speaks Out Against Chemtrails And Geoengineering

At the recent Istanbul Security Conference (Dec. 3-5), a Saudi royal HRH Princess Basmah Bint Saud bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, daughter of King Saud & granddaughter of King Abdel Aziz (founder of the modern state of Saudi Arabia), spoke out against chemtrails and geoengineering.

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Historic Climate Deal Reached at COP21, But Campaigners say the Work is Just Beginning

Written by on December 13, 2015 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
Historic Climate Deal Reached at COP21, But Campaigners say the Work is Just Beginning

COP21 ended with nearly 200 countries agreeing to a historic carbon emissions-slashing deal. But climate campaigners are saying that the agreement doesn’t go far enough, and that the real work is just beginning.

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Amazonian Tribespeople Participate in Paris Climate Talks To Try To Stop Big Oil From Destroying Their Ancestral Land (Beautiful Video)

Written by on December 11, 2015 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 21 Comments
Amazonian Tribespeople Participate in Paris Climate Talks To Try To Stop Big Oil From Destroying Their Ancestral Land (Beautiful Video)

The Kichwa tribe in the Sarayaku region of the Amazon in Ecuador believe in the ‘living forest’, where humans, animals and plants live in harmony. They are fighting oil companies who want to exploit their ancestral land.

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New Recirculating Shower Saves 80% of the Energy & 90% of the Water For Eco-Friendly Luxury

Written by on December 8, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
New Recirculating Shower Saves 80% of the Energy & 90% of the Water For Eco-Friendly Luxury

Like long, high pressure showers without the guilt of wasting resources? This new shower may be the answer.

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This Country Shifted To Getting 95% of Its Electricity From Renewables In Less Than 10 Years

Written by on December 7, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 16 Comments
This Country Shifted To Getting 95% of Its Electricity From Renewables In Less Than 10 Years

At the climate summit in Paris this week, Uruguay announced that it gets an enviable 95 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar. And they’ve done it without government subsidies or raising the price for consumers.

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