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The Navajo Generating Station in Arizona emits nearly 20 million tons of CO2 every year

Navajo Nation, National Parks, Wilderness Remain at Risk with Planned Retrofits of Coal-Fired Power Plants

Special feature by Doug Pelton Jennifer Mckay, a 38-year old research librarian with the University of Alaska, remembers the day back in 1997 when she was invited by a Navajo friend to the First Mesa, a three-hour drive east of Ganado where Mckay, an anthropology major, was interning at the Hubbell Trading Post. On the mesa located within the Hopi…

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Fire rages in Arizona

Climate Change and the West: A Picture of the Western United States in the Coming Decades

Over the last several years, a picture has emerged of the American west in a climate-changed world. Water Last week findings of a study by the U.S. Geological Survey show a sharp decline in the snowpack of the northern Rocky Mountains over the past 30 years. Published in the journal Science, the study says the “almost unprecedented” decline, as compared…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: No More Arsenic Chicken; Snowpack Decline; Tar Sands Pipeline Blocked. and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: There’s a new food blogger at MotherJones, one of his goals is to illuminate what exactly we put in our food. For example, the US poultry industry is finally taking arsenic out of chicken feed. That means that we have been eating arsenic all these…

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