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Shared from the 6/6/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Eric Tucker The Associated Press

WASHINGTON» Senior U.S. officials warned Wednesday that climate change is an increasing threat to national security, a message at odds with a broader Trump administration effort to downplay the threat from global warming.

Military and intelligence officials outlined a range of long-term threats arising from...

Author: (GreenDog)
Posted: June 6, 2019, 4:01 pm

By Margaret Cooney, Miriam Goldstein, and Emma Shapiro Posted on June 3, 2019, 12:01 am, Center for American Progress 

Currently, in the United States, two major MPA policy approaches have found success and been proven to provide benefits to fishermen and other local stakeholder communities. One approach involves large, relatively remote marine national monuments that are mostly highly to fully...

Author: (GreenDog)
Posted: June 6, 2019, 3:48 pm
Earth Day, Why We Celebrate
Posted: June 5, 2019, 3:13 pm

Sustaining Planet Earth’s Life Is in Our Hands, by John H. Fitch, Ph. D., Affiliate Full Professor, Warner College of Natural Resources and Morgan Libraries, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado, June 4, 2019.

The newly released Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) report states that “Nature’s dangerous decline and unpreceden...

Author: (GreenDog)
Posted: June 4, 2019, 3:40 pm


Shared from the 6/4/2019 The Denver Post eEdition

By Mario Sanelli

The Denver Post Glenwood Springs on Colorado’s Western Slope last week became the seventh U.S. city — and the second in the state — to be 100 percent powered by renewable energy.

Every home, business and street light in the resort city of almost 10,000 people will be fully powered by energy from wind and hydroelectric re...

Author: (GreenDog)
Posted: June 4, 2019, 3:07 pm


Shared from the 6/4/2019 The Denver Post eEdition

By Darryl Fears

The Washington Post On a cold, miserable morning in May, Stan Gehrt trod across an open field as wind and rain blew in his face. He was leading a team of wildlife biologists on a mission to find an animal with a gift for not being seen.

The team didn’t have to travel far from its headquarters for the search. A female coyote h...

Author: (GreenDog)
Posted: June 4, 2019, 3:01 pm


Shared from the 6/4/2019 The Denver Post eEdition

By Ellen Knickmeyer, John Flesher and Michael Casey

The Associated Press

WASHINGTON» The Food and Drug Administration found substantial levels of a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to FDA researchers.

The FDA’s food-test r...

Author: (GreenDog)
Posted: June 4, 2019, 2:54 pm
The Biggest Little Farm Trailer
Posted: June 3, 2019, 5:55 pm

About 80 countries want to expand their pledges to address climate change, advancing their action under the Paris climate accord, according to the United Nations. "We are not talking about a small incremental approach," said Luis Alfonso de Alba, a Mexican diplomat and the UN secretary-general's envoy on climate change. 

CLIMATE ACTION SUMMIT, 23 SEPTEMBER 2019 Climate change is the defining is...

Author: (GreenDog)
Posted: May 29, 2019, 6:24 pm