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Reactions to Parisexit

The reaction to the decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Change accord has been deafening. Unfortunately, these tirades fall on the deaf ears of the unholy climate-change denying triumvirate of Trump, Pruitt and Bannon. The New York Times editorial of 1 June lamented the impact on future generations:…
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Parisexit

It had to happen. When you have an ignorant, climate change denier in the White House the decision to withdraw from the Paris Accord should not come as a surprise. The truth is the US has been struggling to forge any kind of leadership in the fight against climate change and…
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Earth Day 2017

Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.   The idea for a national day to focus on the…
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Turkish dam disaster?

Ilisu Dam This massive Turkish dam, decades in the making, will be a cultural and ecological disaster. It follows in the tragic footsteps of so many misguided dam builders and their clueless governments around the world. By 2015, the dam industry had choked more than half of the Earth's major…
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