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Saying Coal Can Be Clean Doesn’t Make It So

The dirty truth behind clean coal By Joshua Frank / February 28, 2010 If you’ve tuned in to the Winter Olympics this past week, you likely sat through repeated showings of a multimillion-dollar public relations campaign paid for by Big … finish reading Saying Coal Can Be Clean Doesn’t Make It So

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Robert Jensen : War, the Ecology, and the Quest for Justice

Professor Robert Jensen.War, ecological crises, and the quest for justice:An interview with Robert Jensen If you feel overwhelmed, it’s because we face an overwhelming situation. By Calvin Sloan / The Rag Blog / November 3, 2009 [The following is an … finish reading Robert Jensen : War, the Ecology, and the Quest for Justice

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Going Nuclear : Tom Friedman’s ‘Idiocy Atomique’

‘Green Advocate’ Tom Friedman is nuclear booster In denial verging on psychosis, Friedman says France has ‘managed to deal with all the radioactive waste issues without any problems or panic.’ By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / September 22, … finish reading Going Nuclear : Tom Friedman’s ‘Idiocy Atomique’

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Leaving Las Vegas : Can We Say Goodbye to Catalysmic Consumption and Hedonism?

Lake Mead: Beautiful but shrinking. Photo by Ron Niebrugge / Niebrugge Images.‘Will we finally accept the public policy and lifestyle changes that the real world now requires? Or will “Viva Las Vegas” always be America’s motto?’By David Sirota / December … finish reading Leaving Las Vegas : Can We Say Goodbye to Catalysmic Consumption and Hedonism?

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Global Warming : Past the Tipping Point

The Most Important Number on EarthNow that we know how far we are past the carbon tipping point, it’s time to freak out—and get to work.By Bill McKibben Sooner or later, you have to draw a line. We’ve spent the … finish reading Global Warming : Past the Tipping Point

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Climate Change : OMG. It’s Even Worse Than we Thought it was Worse Than.

House sliding into the sea. As climate change melts the permafrost, Arctic villages slip into the sea, taking a way of life with them. Photo by Robert Knoth / Mother Jones. The planet is now so vandalised that only total … finish reading Climate Change : OMG. It’s Even Worse Than we Thought it was Worse Than.

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Fossil Fuels : The Crisis Facing Obama

Cartoon by Married to the Sea. “…The challenge just ahead is going to be the greatest since the Republic was founded. It will dwarf the challenges of the War Between the States, the Great Depression and World War II and … finish reading Fossil Fuels : The Crisis Facing Obama

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