As Predicted—Because ‘Pipelines Are Bound to Spill’—Existing Keystone Gushes 200K Gallons of Oil

Posted at https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/11/16/predicted-because-pipelines-are-bound-spill-existing-keystone-gushes-200k-gallons Published on Thursday, November 16, 2017 by Common Dreams ‘With their horrible safety record, today’s spill is just the latest tragedy caused by the irresponsible oil company TransCanada.’ By Jon Queally, staff writer Those who had warned … Continued

Study: Ethanol Mandate Adding to Carbon Pollution

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-11-16/climate-change-air-quality/study-ethanol-mandate-adding-to-carbon-pollution/a60306-1 November 16, 2017 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window More than 7 million acres of grassland and forest has been converted to agricultural production for ethanol production. (Ratfink1973/Pixabay) HARRISBURG, Pa. – … Continued

Send a Message to Support Critical Methane Rule

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): The Trump administration is trying to delay, weaken and repeal the critical Methane Pollution Rule. This life-saving rule would reduce methane pollution – a greenhouse gas far more potent than carbon dioxide – from … Continued

United Planet Faith and Science Initiative Video—James Hansen and Granddaughter on Burden on Young Persons

Dr. James Hansen and his granddaughter, Sophie Kivlehan, confront the leaders of the world with the truth of the burden they have placed upon young people. You will find this Climate Matters show, videotaped at COP-23 in Bonn, Germany, to … Continued

Children Sue to Stop Climate Change

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-11-10/environment/children-sue-to-stop-climate-change/a60222-1 November 10, 2017 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window A newly-filed lawsuit says rolling back climate protections endangers the lives of future generations. (Pezibear/Pixabay) PITTSBURGH – The federal government is ignoring … Continued

New Study Shows Urgently Needed 100% Renewable Transition More Feasible Than Ever

Posted at https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/11/09/new-study-shows-urgently-needed-100-renewable-transition-more-feasible-ever Published on Thursday, November 09, 2017 by Common Dreams A complete transition from fossil fuels would create millions of jobs and save money while protecting planet from harmful emissions By Julia Conley, staff writer At the COP23 … Continued

The House Tax Bill: An All Out Attack on Clean Energy–Take Action

From the Union of Concerned Scientists (http://www.ucsusa.org): The tax bill being debated in the House is a bad deal. In addition to cutting taxes for the wealthy at the expense of middle class and low-income families, it also poses a … Continued

Tell Congress: Support Funding for Climate Solutions

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): Right now, representatives from more than 200 countries are meeting at the international climate change conference in Bonn, Germany to effectively implement the Paris climate agreement. Today we learned that war-torn Syria plans to … Continued