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Our goal: a world of 100% clean energy. Audacious? Early signs of success suggest otherwise--in fact, they demonstrate that it's possible, as well as necessary.
05/26/2017 - 18:25
Steve Sundquist

Let's do this! City and County votes are scheduled for June 1 on a visionary energy goal that will help Portland lead the way towards a safe and healthy future.
05/26/2017 - 16:31
David Van't Hof

An opinion piece in today’s Wall Street Journal misrepresents the facts about an annual meeting on scientific integrity at the EPA and the role of the EPA scientific integrity officer. Here are some details about what that meeting is and the role of federal agency scientific integrity officers.  The work of the EPA’s scientific integrity office helps to ensure that EPA effectively uses science to keep Americans healthy and our environment clean. Photo: US Government photo bank Scientific integrity at federal agencies Let’s start with the basics. Scientific integrity policies were...
05/26/2017 - 16:17
Gretchen Goldman

What happens after Bears Ears National Monument's deadline?May 26, 2017 In the coming weeks, the Trump administration will review comments, and by June 10th, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will make a recommendation about Bears Ears' monument status. Read more
05/26/2017 - 14:52
Max Greenberg

RELEASE: Christina Chan to Lead WRI’s Climate Resilience Work WASHINGTON (May 26, 2017) —World Resources Institute is pleased to welcome Christina Chan as the new Director of the Climate Resilience Practice. Chan will oversee WRI’s efforts to empower vulnerable communities and strengthen their resilience to climate impacts across the developing world. Chan brings more than a decade of leadership in climate change, most recently at the U.S. Department of State, where she played a key role in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more...
05/26/2017 - 14:06
Ally Friedman

If the Trump administration’s anti-climate shenanigans have you down, maybe it’s time to take a break for some good news: the incredible progress on renewable energy in the US and world-wide. Clean energy momentum in US states and cities, as well as businesses support, is building rapidly. This blogpost is about the latest global developments—focusing on China and India, two large and growing economies that many experts think will play a decisive role in the future of global carbon emissions. The global big picture on renewable energy There’s so much amazing news on renewable energy globally...
05/26/2017 - 13:34
Rachel Cleetus

With the Paris Agreement back in the news, Human Nature offers five things to know about the historic international accord.
05/26/2017 - 13:32
Shyla Raghav

Your weekly roundup of wildlife news from across the country   WildSights:   “In March my dogs were having a fit on our property here in Manteca Ca. In our pine tree I found a common stray cat. But in our huge pepper tree was a small fox. I was so surprised and took a pic and a video. The fox stayed in the tree till night time and by morning was gone.” From Lisa Genereux “Dark morph Swainson's hawk at Mt. Haggin WMA in Montana” From Karissa Ramstead...
05/26/2017 - 13:00
Defenders of Wildlife

Oregon Senate is poised to act. | Oregonians, like other northwesterners, want their votes to matter in the US presidential election. But currently, Oregon is a “safe” blue state that presidential candidates never visit. Instead, it could be a battleground state where candidates vye for votes. It could, that is, if enough states sign the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, agreeing to award their electoral college votes to the presidential candidate who wins the most votes nationwide....
05/26/2017 - 12:51

Trump doesn’t care about climate or these 5 national parksMay 26, 2017 Our parks would benefit from staying in the Paris Agreement, where nearly 200 countries are committed to reduce human-driven emissions and aim to stop the rise of global temperatures. Read more Keywords:  Donald Trump Trump climate change National Parks Paris agreement
05/26/2017 - 10:45
Caroline Mosley

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