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BP: Crime and Punishment

It appears that justice may be catching up to BP in the wake of the 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico. A total of at least 4.9 million barrels of oil are estimated to have been spilled making it the worst marine oil spill in U.S. history. The company is being accused of lying about the extent…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: Fracking: Poisoned Water vs. Jobs; Wind Industry Makes Its Case; Spinning Oil Prices; Ending Big Oil Subsidies, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Fracking in Europe is having mixed reactions. In Poland the first well is in operation and the groundwater is still perfectly clean. Maybe if you don’t pollute the ground most people wouldn’t have a problem fracking, but in places like Ohio people feel like they…

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Enviro News Wrap: Apple’s Underworld; Plastic Bits Everywhere; Undermining the Endangered Species Act, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Apple is one of today’s most popular brands. Unfortunately, Apple’s environmental and human rights record sucks. And for the meat eaters in our society, here is some info that might make you think again about eating cheap meat. Is there any organization in the USA that…

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Enviro News Wrap: The Sheen Comes off Natural Gas; the True Cost of Oil; At-Risk Species, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Another oil spill in the ocean threatens endangered species in Australia. The anti-fracking movement is gaining momentum as the White House pushes for more natural gas extraction. The natural gas industry is dropping money on politicians to make sure they get their way, $1.34 million…

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Enviro News Wrap: Our Energy Future – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The Gulf oil spill has degraded our environment and hurt our people, now Transocean, BP and Halliburton get to duke it out to get as much blame displaced as possible. BP is claiming that Halliburton withheld and erased incriminating information. Chevron has its own disastrous oil spill right…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: Fracking and Natural Gas; Taxing Chinese Solar Panels; Watering Down Environmental Laws, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: This pro-fracking article is a great insight into the minds of anti-environmentalists. Natural gas is growing market though and is seen as better than oil. Natural gas may be better than oil in some ways, but damage is still done to humans and our environment. Wind…

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Enviro News Wrap: The Bright Side of Solar; Wind Power Matures; How the Koch Brothers Influence Environmental Policy, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The US Endangered Species Act  (ESA) is constantly attacked by landowners, business owners and politicians. The ESA is challenged in US courts and it survives time after time. There are environmental victories to be found in modern America. MotherJones shows it’s readers the brighter side of solar after…

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