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Shared from the 1/16/2020 The Denver Post eEdition

 

By Judith Kohler
The Denver Post

Calling it transformative, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association released a plan Wednesday to boost its renewable energy sources to 50% by 2024 and cut greenhouse-gas emissions by 90% by 2030 from Colorado facilities it owns or operates.

The announcement of the utility’s “Responsible Energy P...

Author: carolbarbeito@carolbarbeito.com (GreenDog)
Posted: January 16, 2020, 5:46 pm

Shared from the 1/16/2020 The Denver Post eEdition

 

By Seth Borenstein
The Associated Press

Tourists at Lake Conjola, a popular holiday destination in Australia, take refuge on a beach from wildfires Tuesday. This fire season has been one of the worst in Australia’s history, with at least 15 people killed, hundreds of homes destroyed and millions of acres burned. Matthew Abbott, © The New Y...

Author: carolbarbeito@carolbarbeito.com (GreenDog)
Posted: January 16, 2020, 5:33 pm
Are We Too Late to Solve The Climate Change Crisis?
Posted: January 16, 2020, 5:15 pm

Please check this site out https://feu-us.org/cciq/

This short, sweet and informative climate change IQ quiz was developed by The Universal Ecological Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting climate action, its easy, fun, informative and as we need widespread involvement of all persons, 

a good way to increase knowledge leading to more effective action. 

Author: carolbarbeito@carolbarbeito.com (GreenDog)
Posted: January 14, 2020, 6:09 pm

By Alice Mannette
The Hutchinson News

WINDOM, KAN.» With a nudge toward the past, Kansas farms are using bees once again to increase crop health.

During the early 1900s, bees were prevalent in the state. Jorge Garibay, a beekeeping consultant from St. John, and others want to increase their numbers once again.

Garibay said in 1977 there were more than 40,000 colonies in Kansas. Now there are...

Author: carolbarbeito@carolbarbeito.com (GreenDog)
Posted: January 13, 2020, 5:39 pm

The Associated Press

 By Matthew Brown

The Associated Press

PARADISE, CALIF.» First came the flames, a raging firestorm propelled by 50 mph wind gusts that incinerated Kelsey Norton’s house and killed 85 people in her community.

Then came the smoke — not just from the forest but also from 14,000 houses and their contents that burned, generating a thick plume that enshrouded portions of Nor...

Author: carolbarbeito@carolbarbeito.com (GreenDog)
Posted: January 13, 2020, 5:29 pm

The evidence mounted all year. All-time temperature records were broken in France, Germany and elsewhere; the Greenland ice sheet experienced exceptional melting; and, as 2019 came to a close, broiling temperatures contributed to devastating wildfires that continue in Australia.

Now European scientists have confirmed what had been suspected: 2019 was a very hot year, with global average tempera...

Author: carolbarbeito@carolbarbeito.com (GreenDog)
Posted: January 13, 2020, 5:24 pm

 

Shared from the 1/3/2020 The Denver Post eEdition, TRUMP ADMINISTRATION, By Ellen Knickmeyer, Matthew Brown and Ed White The Associated Press

WASHINGTON» The Trump administration has built up the biggest backlog of unfunded toxic Superfund cleanup projects in at least 15 years, nearly triple the number that were stalled for lack of money in the Obama era, according to 2019 figures quietly re...

Author: carolbarbeito@carolbarbeito.com (GreenDog)
Posted: January 8, 2020, 5:38 pm

Shared from the 12/21/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Kendra Pierre-Louis Â© The New York Times Co.

ORLEANS, MASS.»The Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, among the rarest and most endangered of the seven species of sea turtles, was found motionless shortly after high tide on Cape Cod’s Skaket Beach. It was in dire straits.

The chilly fall ocean temperatures off Cape Cod had dangerously dropped its...

Author: carolbarbeito@carolbarbeito.com (GreenDog)
Posted: January 8, 2020, 5:26 pm

Shared from the 1/8/2020 The Denver Post eEdition  By Judith Kohler The Denver Post

A national oil and gas trade group is kicking off a campaign to tell the industry’s story in face of concerns about climate change and proposed fracking bans, and the CEO says Colorado is part of his itinerary.

Mike Sommers, CEO and president of the American Petroleum Institute, told reporters in a call Tuesda...

Author: carolbarbeito@carolbarbeito.com (GreenDog)
Posted: January 8, 2020, 4:38 pm