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    May 10, 2012 | 8:44 AM

    Why I'm suing the government

    This is a guest post by Alec Loorz, a Climate Presenter who is 17 years old and is taking the U.S. government to court for failing to protect our atmosphere from carbon pollution. At a hearing this Friday, May 11, a judge will decide whether the lawsuit can continue.
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    May 06, 2012 | 11:30 PM

    A non-wonk guide to sea level rise

    Sea level rise isn't a problem for tomorrow. It is here today. But that doesn't mean it needs to be complicated. Even the most basic understanding of sea level rise will help you and your community prepare for its impacts.
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    May 04, 2012 | 11:36 AM

    This Saturday, join 350.org and stand up for reality

    We can win the race to educate and empower citizens all over the world to act before extreme weather events become the norm. This Saturday, I hope all of you will stand up for the reality of climate change and help make Climate Impacts Day a success.
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    May 02, 2012 | 12:45 PM

    A non-wonk guide to the carbon pollution standard

    The climate movement is about to take a giant step forward: The EPA has proposed the first national standard to limit carbon pollution. This is exciting: And we have a petition for you to show your support.
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    May 01, 2012 | 3:07 PM

    Climate Impacts Day: A chance to connect the dots

    Climate change is happening now, and it's up to all of us to connect the dots between the climate crisis and the extreme weather we've seen around the world. So we're thrilled that in just a few days, our friends at 350.org are hosting Climate Impacts Day in order to share the message that climate change truly does affect us all.
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    April 30, 2012 | 2:14 PM

    Quebecers hear the call and rise up for the environment

    Montreal held the largest environmental demonstration in the history of Canada on Sunday, April 22. At 2 p.m., bells rang in 1200 churches across the province. In downtown Montreal, people gathered and you could not see the end of this massive human wave. Apparently, there were so many people that the Metro system could not handle the traffic and some people could not even make it to the demonstration!
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    April 26, 2012 | 10:00 PM

    Summer gas prices: Here's the reality

    So what can we do about this? Big oil and its supporters have the same answer they always have: Drill even more. Worse yet, they are now using dangerous and unconventional forms of drilling that are even more carbon pollution-intensive, like dirty tar sands oil. And the more we drill, the more we continue our dependence on oil -- and you pay for this dependence every time you fill up the gas tank.
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    April 25, 2012 | 9:38 AM

    The Island President stands up for a global problem

    What would you do if you lived on an island 1.5 meters above sea level and faced the dangers of climate change? A new film shows how in the island nation of the Maldives, one brave leader is helping make climate change a global human rights issue.
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    April 20, 2012 | 1:12 PM

    Will Donald Trump "Save" Scotland from Wind Power?

    Trump's reaction to an offshore wind farm within view of his investment might say something about the way "the Donald" conducts his business, but it's also symbolic of where the renewables debate currently lies.
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    April 20, 2012 | 9:03 AM

    Oyster-lovers beware ... this delicacy could become a rarity

    As an ardent foodie, I was concerned to see the results of a new study last week. The study warns that oyster production may decline due to rising carbon dioxide levels. Researchers found that higher levels of carbon dioxide in ocean water made the water more acidic and reduced the ability of oyster larvae to develop shells. This impaired the ability of oysters to grow at a normal pace, and led to a decline in yield.
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