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Shared from the 2018-03-13 The Denver Post eEdition

ES MOINES, IOWA » New rules, decades in the making, that would have required organic meat and egg producers to abide by stricter animal welfare standards were withdrawn by the federal government on Monday, frustrating organic farmers and animal welfare groups but leaving some traditional egg and livestock farm groups rejoicing.

The U.S. Depart...

Author: (GreenDog)
Posted: March 15, 2018, 9:37 pm
Posted: March 13, 2018, 11:16 pm
Polar Bear Starving

This is what climate change looks like. This starving polar bear was spotted by National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen on Somerset Island.

Posted: March 7, 2018, 6:06 am
Chinese Green Building Park
Posted: March 5, 2018, 4:16 pm

Being close to nature is good for wellbeing, while vegetation is vital for curbing climate change, scientists say

By Sophie Davies

BARCELONA, March 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a square in central Barcelona, families with young children perch at picnic tables as traffic thunders past and high-rise blocks loom above them.

But the concrete mecca that is Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes is ab...

Author: (Rapanuiclothing)
Posted: March 5, 2018, 4:03 pm

Global meat and dairy production and consumption must be cut in half by 2050 to avoid dangerous climate change and keep the Paris Agreement on track, says a new Greenpeace report. If left unchecked, agriculture is projected to produce 52% of global greenhouse gas emissions in the coming decades, 70% of which will come from meat and dairy. [1]

The report also finds that increased production and ...

Author: (ESKCSG)
Posted: March 5, 2018, 3:57 pm

BERLIN»Handing environmentalists a landmark victory, a German court ruled Tuesday that cities can ban diesel cars and trucks to combat air pollution, a decision with far-reaching and costly implications in the country where the diesel engine was invented in the 1890s.

The ruling by the Federal Administrative Court stirred fears from motorists, auto dealers and other businesses worried about the...

Author: (GreenDog)
Posted: February 28, 2018, 10:58 pm

MALIBU, CALIF. » It’s the last straw for this beachside city.

The City Council unanimously voted to ban all plastic cutlery and straws on Monday, citing concerns over keeping its famous beaches clean and protecting the environment.


The move builds on the city’s previous bans of plastic bags and Styrofoam, and is part of an overall strategy to eliminate all single-use plastic items in Malibu, ...

Author: (jenna1352)
Posted: February 28, 2018, 10:53 pm

By Patrick Whittle 
The Associated Press

PORTLAND, MAINE»Beech trees are dominating the woodlands of the northeastern United States as the climate changes, and that could be bad news for the forests and people who work in them, according to a group of scientists.

The scientists say the move toward beech-heavy forests is associated with higher temperatures and precipitation. They say their 30-ye...

Author: (thatsenough)
Posted: February 28, 2018, 4:59 pm
Climate reality leaders
Posted: February 27, 2018, 7:45 pm