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Environmental Success Stories: Mercury, SLCPs and Many More

The overwhelming number of environmental calamities we face overshadows environmental success stories and this undermines efforts to build support for ecological action. People concerned about the state of the environment understandably spend a lot of time talking about unresolved issues. Sadly, there is much to talk about, from soaring temperatures and extreme weather, to rising […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Black Carbon; Climate Change and Obama’s Second

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Barack Hussein Obama is inaugurated for his second term as president of the United States. He has increased his lip service towards climate change but his administration has yet to outline a comprehensive plan that either prevents the worse of […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Summer Heatwave; The U.S. of Koch; Renewable

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The severe weather across the nation causes more Americans believe in climate change. The problem is that when you feel the heat, its too late to completely avoid the consequences. With climate change not on the priority list for American politics things […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Inhofe’s Embrace of Breathing Mercury; Mitt Romney

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: In April the EPA put a ruling into effect that limits mercury emissions so stringently that many old coal fired power plants will be de-commissioned in the next 4 years. Now Republican Senator James Inhofe, a longtime supporter […]Read More