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EarthTalk: BP Oil Spill Three Years On

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: The three-year anniversary of the 2010 BP oil spill just passed. What do green groups think of the progress since in restoring the region? — Mary Johannson, New York, NY When an undersea oil well blew out 50 miles off the…

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Enviro News Wrap Up: 400 PPM CO2 Threshold Reached; Winters and Global Warming; Innovative Solar Financing a Game Changer, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: 400 ppm (parts per million) of CO2 has been reached! Congratulations Planet Earth you are on your way to being unsuitable habitat for billions of humans. Humans will watch our animal brethren decline, then we will follow them. If you don’t like…

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Environmental News Wrap: Fossil vs. Renewable-The True Cost of Energy, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The cheaper fossil fuels are for consumers the more slowly we will move towards renewable energy. The New York Times takes the perspective that renewable energy is too expensive in this piece about the renewable energy market. The Economist reports on the would be effects…

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Environmental News Wrap

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The only Socialist Party member in the US Congress is Bernie Sanders; in this article by Senator Sanders he argues for a revamping of our energy infrastructure. The Christian Science Monitor covers the “Great Electric Car Race of 2010.” In a BBC News article the…

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Grieving Our Loss in the Gulf of Mexico

How is one to respond to the oil spill in the gulf? The most common reactions are anger, followed by a sense of powerlessness. As a student of ecopsychology, this situation presents a challenge that is becoming more and more common: if we are to become intimately attached to the Earth, we will feel upset by losing it. This is…

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Big Oil Cash Spreads Across Gulf as Light Sweet Crude

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is worse than anyone thought, and the crisis will likely go on for months. British Petroleum (BP) is tripping over itself to say it’ll cover the costs of the clean-up, yet before the spill, the company spent its time and money…

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