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Jeremy Bloom
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Living green in the great Northwest
Living green in the great Northwest

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As previously noted, Donald Trump will briefly visit Salt Lake City Monday to announce cuts in the size of two national monuments in Utah. Juliet Eilperin reported Thursday that the size of those cuts will be gigantic: By Meteor Blades President Trump…

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Sun Tsu on the Koch Brothers (who promote freedom... to shovel money into their already-stuffed bank accounts)

The Koch brothers smell victory. After more than 30 years waging war against progressive ideas like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Head Start, the school lunch program, gay rights, equal opportunity, feminism, and voting rights, their acolytes are…

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100% tax on investment in clean energy? Who even put this crazy provision in the #TaxBill?

With the Senate Republican tax bill racing towards a contentious vote despite numerous obstacles, a group of American energy trade bodies have penned an open letter raising urgent concerns that claim a provision, if it remains as-written, would have dire…

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It’s no secret that despite Trump’s campaign bluster about being immune to influence by the Koch Brothers, they have effectively become the Administration of 45th President of the United States. From VP Pence’s well-documented Koch connections to the…

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Drain the (California) Swamp: Big oil hires staffer to lobby old legislature colleagues

The Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA), the largest and most powerful corporate lobbying group in California, on November 30 announced the addition of Margo Parks to their in house lobbying team. “Margo’s energy, enthusiasm and understanding of…

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Anthropogenic climate change is set to make much of the currently inhabited world a much harsher, hotter, and water-scarce place — while at the same time turning other regions into swamps and flood-prone toxic waste dumps. By James Ayre Much of India,…

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Governor Jerry Brown and columnist Thomas L. Friedman today will discuss California’s “climate leadership” in San Francisco at the New York Times ClimateTECH summit  — just after climate and anti-fracking activists hold a protest against Brown’s support…

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More CO2 might help plants. But drought and crazy temperatures DON'T. #ClimateChange: NOT what plants crave...

At the recent Heartland energy conference, deniers reiterated their plan to find a farmer to flip the script on climate lawsuits, attacking the Endangerment finding by arguing reduced emissions would be bad for agriculture because CO2 is good for…

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Plutonium contamination could threaten the entire Pacific Ocean. (We didn't cap the bottom of the island nuclear waste dump; too expensive...)

Some things are so serious, all you can do is laugh. ABC News in Australia is reporting rising sea levels are threatening a nuclear waste dump left behind by the United States on Runit Island — part of the Enewetak Atoll. The dump is now leaking…

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Denmark is on the path to #100%RenewableEnergy. And it's not even cutting a sweat. Why can't we do it, too?

The International Energy Agency this week has highlighted the work being done by Denmark in decarbonizing its economy and the country’s progress on meeting its ambitious goals of becoming a low-carbon economy by the middle of this century. By Joshua S…
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