New Report: Look Before the LNG Leap - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

The natural gas fracking boom is causing major environmental challenges across the country – including poisoned water in Pennsylvania, polluted air in Wyoming, earthquakes in Ohio, and profound changes to forests and farming landscapes all across the country.  Compass.

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Green (Living) Review

Fundraising Focus Shifts to Benefit Endangered Coastlines by Michael Smith (Veshengro) New York, December, 2009 – The second year of the National Audubon Society’s Pennies for the Planet, a national conservation education and action campaign for young people, kicked off on December 17, 2009 with a focus on protecting endangered coastlines.

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Microplastics in our lungs linked to Covid-19 surge?

Green Prophet

Most of us didn’t get the message with the planet heating up. Global warming was one message for the way humanity is scaling its growth on a planet that once seemed so giant, which now seems very small. The gold dust bought at Walmart may make your graduation photo pretty.

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LEED for Homes Point by Point – Materials & Resources

Green Life Smart Life

Foundation: Cement with up to 30% flyash for all poured foundation, footings produced by Richmond Ready Mix in Wyoming , RI. – ½ pt EPP and ½ pt local. Materials and Resources :: 12.5 points achieved out of 16 points available :: With the intent of designing durable buildings and limiting waste, MR 1 addresses the framing order waste factor, of which we achieved less than 10%.

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Protecting Northwest Communities from Coal Dust Pollution

Sierra Club Compass

The Pacific Northwest is home to some of the most spectacular, legendary waterways on the planet, such as the Columbia River Gorge and Puget Sound. These trains (and the ones already moving through the region) carry coal mined in Wyoming and Montana's Powder River Basin.

Climate change may be most dramatic in the tropics

Eco Friendly Daily

According to a study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, if carbon emissions are not reduced over the next 100 years, climatic zones that currently do not exist anywhere on earth could develop over more than a third of the planet’s land surface–mostly around the tropics and the poles. As the ice caps melt, the polar bear has become the poster child for climate change, but species in the tropics may actually be just as much at risk.

Ten Strange, Endearing and Alarming Animal Courtship Rituals

Nature Conservancy - Science

The male praying mantis knows each time it approaches a female to mate might be its last day on the planet, says Jennifer Verdolin , author of Wild Connection: What animal courtship and mating tell us about human relationships and a featured guest on the D.L. Fremont County, Wyoming.

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The Ten Creepiest Spiders of North America

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bradley, author of Common Spiders of North America , is one of many professional and novice arachnologists in the country studying the planet’s eight-legged critters and working to dispel popular myths.

10 Resilient Ideas

The Green Changemakers

As the planet heat ups, oil becomes increasingly hard to reach, and the global economy continues to plummet, individuals and communities are faced with an uncertain future. R eturn of the Mercantile How a small town in Wyoming replaced a dying downtown with a community-owned shopping hub.

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Weekend Reading 5/10/13

Sightline Daily

Wow: Google’s Earth Engine now displays 28 years of satellite images, pretty much anywhere on the planet. Here’s an aerial time-lapse view of coal mining in Wyoming. Clark.

Coal Bombshell in NYT — Sightline Daily - Northwest News that Matters

Sightline Daily

Thats a staggering amount: 60 million tons of coal is the carbon equivalent of all the gasoline burned yearly in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, and the northern half of California combined. As an extra finger in the eye of earth, transporting fuels half way around the planet adds significantly to their carbon footprint. Its time for a hefty planet-wide revenue-neutral carbon tax. Skip to content.

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