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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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Environmental News Wrap: Foot-dragging Regulation; The Clean Coal Myth; BP Spill News, and More…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: New Mexico’s new governor has used an uncommon political move to stop increased environmental regulation. The two regulations targeted would have made dairy waste disposal more environmental and would have decreased overall green house gas emissions by 3 percent annually. England’s Prime Minister, David Cameron,…

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Environmental News Wrap: July 6-12

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Picks of the Week: Natural Gas has been touted as a green way to shift our economy off of petroleum, but the public is slowly realizing that things like shale gas are not such a great new revelation. Natural Gas still involves an extraction and…

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Environmental News Wrap: June 29-July 5

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: An important question for environmentalists to ask is; what should be our stance on how to respond to the recession? A reporter at Grist asks, “Feed the economy, or starve it?” Ecology.com explains that the ecosystem in the Gulf of Mexico was imperiled before the…

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