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By Elaine Lies

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is aiming to cut greenhouse gases to zero by 2050 and become a carbon-neutral society, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Monday as he unveiled a major shift in position on climate change.Japan had previously said it would be carbon neutral as soon as possible in the second half of the century, rather than se...

Author: (GreenDog)
Posted: October 27, 2020, 4:25 pm


Shared from the 10/25/2020 The Denver Post eEdition

SPOKANE, WASH.»Heavily protected crews in Washington state worked Saturday to destroy the first nest of so-called murder hornets discovered in the United States.

The state Agriculture Department had spent weeks searching, trapping and using dental floss to tie tracking devices to Asian giant hornets, which can deliver painful stings to peop...

Author: (GreenDog)
Posted: October 26, 2020, 6:06 pm

Shared from the 10/25/2020 The Denver Post eEdition

ALASKA By Henry Fountain
© The New York Times Co.


The Trump administration has relaunched long-delayed plans to conduct a seismic survey in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska as a prelude to drilling for oil there.

The Bureau of Land Management on Friday released a proposal to begin a seismic survey in December that would look ...

Author: (GreenDog)
Posted: October 26, 2020, 5:43 pm

Shared from the 10/25/2020 The Denver Post eEdition

Hotter Days; Bigger Blazes; Less Moisture As more homes and acres burn, fears mount that climate change is causing a “multi-level emergency� By Bruce Finley
The Denver Post

The record-breaking forest fires burning in Colorado even as winter sets in are the latest sign climate warming is hitting the West hard, causing scientists to ...

Author: (GreenDog)
Posted: October 26, 2020, 5:33 pm

Shared from the 10/23/2020 The Denver Post eEdition


By Mark Udall and Jeremy Jones
Guest commentary

One of us is a former politician, an Outward Bound instructor who became a senator. The other is a professional athlete, a snowboarder who climbed and rode mountains long before going to Capitol Hill to meet with policymakers on climate. There’s one place we both love to congregate: on snow...

Author: (GreenDog)
Posted: October 23, 2020, 5:07 pm

Shared from the 10/22/2020 The Denver Post eEdition

By Clifford Krauss
© The New York Times Co.

HOUSTON»The once mighty oil and gas industry is flailing, desperately trying to survive a pandemic that has sharply reduced demand for its products.

Most companies have cut back drilling, laid off workers and written off assets. Now some are seeking out merger and acquisition targets to reduce costs...

Author: (GreenDog)
Posted: October 22, 2020, 4:25 pm

Shared from the 10/22/2020 The Denver Post eEdition

NEW STUDY-By Marion Renault

The Associated Press

A cross section of the medial suture, where two halves of the diabolical ironclad beetle’s elytra meet, shows the puzzle piece configuration that’s among the keys to the insect’s incredible durability. Photos by Jesus Rivera, Kisailus Biomimetics & Nanostructured Materials Lab, University ...

Author: (GreenDog)
Posted: October 22, 2020, 4:16 pm
 Lecture on Conservation and Restoration Bill McKibben,
Posted: October 21, 2020, 9:15 pm

Shared from the 10/21/2020 The Denver Post eEdition

By The Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D.» Native American tribes opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline once again have asked a federal judge to stop the flow of oil while the legal battle over the line’s future plays out.

The Standing Rock Sioux and other tribes succeeded on their first attempt, only to have an appeals court overturn U.S. Dis...

Author: (GreenDog)
Posted: October 21, 2020, 8:30 pm
Artifishal, The Fight to Save Wild Salmon
Posted: October 21, 2020, 8:15 pm