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New Federal Report: Climate Change Is Really, Really Scary.

Mother Jones

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Toxic to Our Health: Sitting is the New Smoking

The Green Samaritan

Sit, sit, sit. I don’t know about you, but after a fairly busy morning to include 6 am workouts two or three times per week, then flitting around the kitchen to get the kids off to. See the full post and more at Green Living

The World’s Oldest Living Olive Trees Are Lebanese

Green Prophet

“Sisters” or the the Olive trees of Noah, are the 16 oldest olive trees in the world found in the community of Bechealeh, Lebanon.

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Paul Watson Steps Down From Sea Shepherd


Paul Watson is once again going the distance in an effort to prevent more whales from dying at the hands of the Japanese whaling fleet.

Explained in 90 Seconds: What the @#% Is Climate Change Doing.

Mother Jones

Imagine this is your office: a tropical island skirted by coral-packed azure waters, somewhere near the equator between Hawaii and Tahiti. Tough, huh?

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Beetlemania: Insects Are Gobbling Up 1,000-Year-Old Trees.

Mother Jones

Mountain pine beetles have spent the last decade decimating more than 4 million acres of forest in the Rocky Mountain West.

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Thomas Friedman: The market and mother nature

Environmental Economics

I'm having a hard time trying to find something to disagree with in this column. carbon tax would reinforce and make both strategies easier. According to a September 2012 study by the Congressional Research Service, a small carbon tax of $20 per ton — escalating by 5.6 trillion down to $1.1 trillion).

10 Green Prophets for 2012

Green Prophet

The year in retrospect has been a positive one. Gidon Bromberg is one of the usual suspects who is not overlooked in our books. Tristan Reid.

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Gwyneth Paltrow Releasing Vegetarian-Friendly Cookbook


Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow is releasing a new cookbook in April full of healthy, energetic recipes.

Australia's Climate Inferno "Encroaching on Entirely New Territory.

Mother Jones

Australia's top government-appointed climate commissioner says this week's heatwave is occurring amid record-breaking weather around the world.

Daily Demand and Supply: Decreased supply doesn't increase demand

Environmental Economics

For as long as I can remember we have had a subscription to Reader's Digest because, well, let's just say that the articles are just the right length for 'browsing.'   Anyway, yesterday I was 'browsing' and came across this misguided gem: Why a Sports Ticket Costs What it Costs:  College Football $100-$3,000.

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Dubai to Overtake Heathrow as World’s Largest Airport

Green Prophet

Dubai International Airport (DXB) will overtake Heathrow as the world’s biggest international airport by 2015.

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First Video Footage of Giant Squid in Natural Habitat Emerges


Yesterday, the world learned that video of the elusive (and legendary) giant squid in its natural habitat had finally been successfully recorded.

Tips To Avoid Winter Illnesses

Green Living Ideas

With the Winter season fast approaching, you are probably looking to stock up on methods to steer clear of seasonal-related illnesses. Stay Hydrated.

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Making BC’s Carbon Tax Even Better

Sightline Daily

Sightline is an unapologetic booster of British Columbia’s carbon tax. Yet, BC’s tax is not perfect. Robin Hood in Reverse? Fixing the Tax.

Severe Weather Causing Middle East Mayhem and Deaths

Green Prophet

Roads have become rivers throughout Amman, Jordan after three days of torrential rainfall. Severe weather is pummeling the Middle East. Surreal.

Student Finds ‘Wrinkled Brain’ Inside Piece of KFC Chicken


An unsightly organ was recently discovered inside a piece of KFC chicken by 19-year-old student. Eats News Top News Vegan russell simmons

I and the Bird: What is a Jay?

10,000 Birds

Few birds in the world are as beloved and admired as the Jays.  Because who doesn’t love jays? Turquoise Jay , photo by Scott Winton.

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Hand-carved over machined wooden utensils

Green (Living) Review

It also gives an income to local producers crafting products from locally (so at least it should be) grown and sourced materials.

Masdar’s Winning Blog: Demystifying the Water-Energy Nexus

Green Prophet

This is the crux of the matter. We know that there is some kind of relationship between energy and water, but we don’t have succinct numbers.

WATCH: Mayor Rahm Emanuel Endorses Rip Esselstyn’s Vegan Plan


Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel endorses Rip Esselstyn's vegan diet and looks to a healthier future for our nation.

New Mexico Chooses More Solar Power - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Recently the New Mexico Public Regulatory Commission chose to continue the state's leadership on clean energy investments when it approved a measure on solar power: The Public Regulation Commission (last month

deliberateLIFE. The green and ethical magazine for the iPad generation

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) deliberateLIFE is the brainchild of Fay Johnson Fay Johnson. Fay holds a B.A.

Masdar Preps for 6th Energy Summit Amid Climate Turmoil

Green Prophet

The 6th WFES may be the most important yet. Masdar has established itself as a leader in sustainability from the start. Won’t you join us?

Sharon Osbourne Slams Gaga for Wearing Fur in Open Letter


In what has become a war of open letters, Sharon Osbourne has hit back at Lady Gaga after the singer wrote a public letter to Kelly Osbourne.

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How Salmon Could Save Us from Flood Damage

Sightline Daily

Flooded home in Skagit County, Chris and Jenni on Flickr. See mud on tree, build higher. But the residents of Hamilton held on. Fast forward 120 years.

Whitehouse ponders executive order to ban guns

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It would appear, to all intents and purposes, that the White House is considering the use of the President's executive order privilege to get a ban guns in private hands in the US past both Houses. The president is going to act.

Speed Sisters Arab Women Are Top-Ranked

Green Prophet

Zoom out and the nuances deepen – women in nearby Saudi aren’t permitted to drive.  So why cover this story? Debaters, start your engines.

‘Battleground: Rhino Wars’ to Premiere on Animal Planet


Along with the not-so-unexpected announcement that Animal Planet was renewing its hit  ”Whale Wars” for a sixth season was the reveal of another conservation-themed reality mini-series titled “Battleground: Rhino Wars.” Entertainment Film/TV News Top News

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12 Sierra Club Bloggers to Watch in 2013: Part II - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

This post is a continuation of Part I, where we began to introduce you to Sierra Club bloggers to watch in the new year.

Obama administration says UK must stay in EU

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Obama administration has said that the UK must stay in the EU and that a referendum against membership in the EU must not be held in the UK. Sorry! Run this by me again.

Would You Fly By Sun and a Solar Impulse?

Green Prophet

They took their pilot run from Europe to Morocco, now the Swiss solar plane will fly across America. and on to New York. On Dec. With a wingspan of 63.4

Make This: Creamy Vegan Mint Vegan Alfredo Sauce


You don’t need the cream, butter and cheese to enjoy a filling pasta dish. Eats News Recipes Top News Vegan

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Hog-Wild Loophole

Sightline Daily

The main beneficiaries of the loophole are some of the most profitable, and least responsible, companies in the world.