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    Bottled Water, Brought to You by Fracking?

    Bottled Water, Brought to You by Fracking? Bottled Water, Brought to You by Fracking? Friday, March 16, 2018 By Wenonah Hauter, AlterNet | Report The new Food & Water Watch report "Take Back the Tap: The Big Business Hustle of Bottled Water" details the deceit and trickery of the bottled...
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    Warm Arctic? Expect Northeast Blizzards

    Warm Arctic? Expect Northeast Blizzards: What 7 Decades of Weather Data Show Warm Arctic? Expect Northeast Blizzards: What 7 Decades of Weather Data Show When Arctic temperatures spike, extreme winter weather is 2 to 4 times more likely in Boston and New York, while the West tends to be...
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    San Francisco East Bay's Future Climate

    The East Bay's Future Climate Will Be Both Dry and Wet | East Bay Express The East Bay's Future Climate Will Be Both Dry and Wet Think Los Angeles — only with parts of it underwater.
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    Climate change serious threat to CA agriculture

    Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Times March 11, 2018 Climate change poses real threat to breadbasket Climate expected to wreak havoc MICHAEL HILTZIK The California we know is the breadbasket of the nation, producing more than two-thirds of the country’s fruits and nuts, including almonds...
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    Community Organizing: Advice & Ideas

    Some great tips for organizing including starting from scratch, projects, avoiding sectarianism. Best of all a lot of the suggestions on this podcast can be applied to starting up SCNCC chapters and keeping them going. DK Community Organizing: Advice & Ideas w/ The Nebraska Left Coalition...
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    Science News: Soil cannot halt climate change

    Soil cannot halt climate change: Long-term field experiments, dating back as far as 1843, demonstrate that modern carbon emissions cannot be locked in the ground to halt global warming Science News from research organizations Soil cannot halt climate change Long-term field experiments, dating...
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    soil carbon management overestimated

    Mitigation potential of soil carbon management overestimated by neglecting N<sub>2</sub>O emissions Nature Climate Change volume 8, pages 219–223 (2018) doi:10.1038/s41558-018-0087-z Mitigation potential of soil carbon management overestimated by neglecting N2O emissions Abstract...
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    SCnCC chapter organizes Richard Smith speaker event

    The San Fernando Valley System Change not Climate Change chapter invites local activists to attend talks by Richard Smith announced in the attached flyers.
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    Geoengineering and capitalism

    Here's a Guardian article that summarizes a report on geoengineering from the European Academies' Science Advisory Council. The report makes it clear that geoengineering cannot save us. Excerpt: “You can rule out a silver bullet,” said Prof John Shepherd, at the University of Southampton, UK...
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    China built ‘world’s largest air purifier’

    China has built the ‘world’s largest air purifier’ to battle smog China has built the ‘world’s largest air purifier’ to battle smog Scientists at China’s Institute of Earth Environment have constructed what they say is the world’s largest air purifier in the northern city of Xian. The...
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    How 139 Countries Can Avoid Blackouts With 100% Clean Energy

    Ted, The question you asked is addressed in my book where I give examples of studies you ask for, and there have been more investigations since then that support Jacobson's findings. For starters, one should note that Jacobson is not publishing these articles solo. He has many co-authors...
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    How 139 Countries Can Avoid Blackouts With 100% Clean Energy

    Ted, I agree with everything you wrote, but I think that the technical work of Jacobson and his co-researchers should not be underestimated. It's critically important for several reasons: 1) He is under attack by advocates for nuclear power because he demonstrates unequivocably that from a...
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    New study: consumer and industrial products rival auto emissions

    Los Angeles Times L.A.’s poor air quality: Paint, hand sanitizer get blame too Household products big part of smog mix New study reveals that consumer and industrial products rival auto emissions as a source of pollutants. BY AMINA KHAN When it comes to air quality, the products you use to...
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    Geoengineering and capitalism

    Entrepreneurs are already finding investment opportunities... DK Climeworks establishes new market mechanism Climeworks establishes new market mechanism to help achieve climate goals By Joanna Sampson15 February 2018 Swiss firm Climeworks has signed several historic contracts for its new...
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    Extreme weather event predictions

    Los Angeles Times An extreme forecast despite pledges Even with Paris pact in place, researchers say, record-breaking weather events will be more common. BY KAREN KAPLAN Scientists have some sobering news about the future of our planet: Even if humans manage to meet the temperature target...
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    How 139 Countries Can Avoid Blackouts With 100% Clean Energy

    Stanford Engineers: Here's How 139 Countries Can Avoid Blackouts With 100% Clean Energy Stanford Engineers: Here's How 139 Countries Can Avoid Blackouts With 100% Clean Energy By Taylor Kubota Renewable energy solutions are often hindered by the inconsistencies of power produced by wind...
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    Fascism on Campus,Turning Point USA

    More information from the Southern Poverty Law Center: The Alt-Right on Campus: What Students Need to Know The Alt-Right On Campus: What Students Need To Know
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    Reduced energy from the sun might occur by mid-century

    https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180206105858.htm Reduced energy from the sun might occur by mid-century: Now scientists know by how much Date: February 6, 2018 Source: UC San Diego Summary: The Sun might emit less radiation by mid-century, giving planet Earth a chance to warm a...
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    How much does flying heat the planet?

    How much does flying heat the planet? According to NASA climate scientist Peter Kalmus: "Hour for hour, there’s no better way to warm the planet than to fly in a plane. If you fly coach from Los Angeles to Paris and back, you’ve just emitted 3 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere, 10 times what...
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    Energy economics in CA

    Los Angeles Times Natural gas assumes the throne As coal is supplanted, California’s changing landscape may offer clues into the future of energy’s new king BY ROB NIKOLEWSKI King Coal has been kicked off the throne. Natural gas is now the nation’s leading source of electricity. It is...
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