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"People say 'Save the Earth'. No. Don't worry about earth. Earth'll be here long after we render ourselves extinct." Neil deGrasse Tyson:


"As always, but especially these days, keep looking up." --Neil deGrasse Tyson https://www.facebook.com/neildegrassetyson/?hc_ref=NEWSFEED Video: https://www.facebook.com/neildegrassetyson/videos/10155195888806613/ Many ...


Standard view: Butte has a lot to lose in a science-free Trump Administration:


When scientific knowledge is expanding as rapidly as it is today, we can ill afford four or more years of science denial. It's unknown whether there will even be a council of scientific advisers ...


Bill Nye Says Climate Change Deniers Have a Bad Case of Cognitive Dissonance:


Climate change. For some reason, certain people just don't believe it's real. Even Scott Pruitt, the man President Trump named to head the Environmental Protection Agency, isn't steadfast about global ...


Before-And-After Photos Show How Horrifyingly Fast Glacier National Park and The World's Glaciers Are Melting:




Scientists say we have 10 years to save Earth:


Time is running out to protect Earth from the disastrous effects of climate change. An international team of eight researchers said we have just 10 years to save the planet. But their news isn't ...


8 Million Californians Have Been Drinking Polluted Water For Years:


If you want to know how difficult it is to get a water contaminant regulated in the U.S., take a look at the Golden State. By Joseph Erbentraut Full Story: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/drinking-water-pesticides-california_us_58efe05de4b0bb9638e299ee?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063 *** Clean ...


Portland commits to 100 percent renewable energy by the year 2050:


Portland just announced that it plans to be completely powered by clean energy by 2050, making it one of the largest cities in the country to make the move. It's an ambitious goal for the city, but ...


Maryland Passes First-of-a-Kind Tax Credit for Residential and Commercial Electric Storage:




Rising ocean temperatures are cooking the Great Barrier Reef to death:


Australia's Great Barrier Reef offers dramatic evidence of the reality of climate change. Scientists have found an astonishing two-thirds of the reef undergoing mass coral bleaching as warmer ocean ...


Tesla quietly reveals unassuming new solar panels:


Useful as they are, most rooftop solar panels aren't exactly subtle. A few months ago, Tesla unveiled a solar system that was built right into the roof tiles themselves, but if you're not looking to retile ...


This Idea Holds Water: Martinsdale in Central Montana Is About To Make A Splash In Renewable Energy:


The town of Martinsdale in central Montana is a sleepy enclave of unpaved streets lined with a handful of homes and businesses. Once a stop on a busy Chicago-to-Seattle railroad, the place fell quiet ...


These cities are totally slaying the solar power game:


With the Trump administration targeting various government clean energy programs, we can think of no better time to celebrate the U.S. cities with the most installed solar energy. A new report found ...


The rural renewable power renaissance:




The Solutions Project - The World Can Transition to 100% Clean, Renewable Energy:




Tesla to take orders for solar roof tiles:


Rooftop solar energy could get a stylish makeover if Tesla gets its way. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based tech company, known for its luxury electric cars, will begin selling roof tiles that convert solar ...


This New Molecule Can Collect Solar Energy Without Solar Panels:


A big step towards a carbon-neutral future. The discussion on climate has persisted for decades since we first discovered that there is a human-made influence on the environment. From then, ...


Beijing shuts down its last coal-fired power plant as part of bid to clear air:




The Arctic, Antarctic poles just set a terrifying new record for low levels of sea ice:


The amount of sea ice in both the Arctic and Antarctic is at a record low and climate change is partly to blame, scientists announced Wednesday. Overall, the combined Arctic and Antarctic sea ice numbers ...


How Americans Think About Climate Change, in Six Maps:


Americans overwhelmingly believe that global warming is happening, and that carbon emissions should be scaled back. But fewer are sure that the changes will harm them personally. New data ...


There's Vast Untapped Potential for Solar Rooftops in the US, Says Google :




Cars could soon be running on biofuels derived from wastewater:


A water management company and a car manufacturer normally might not have much to say to each other, but in Spain, Aqualia and SEAT are teaming up to develop a sustainable fuel from wastewater. The project, ...


Earth sizzles to 2nd-warmest winter since records began nearly 140 years ago:


The planet sizzled to its second-warmest winter on record, failing to oust the 2015-2016 season from the top spot, federal scientists announced Friday. The global temperature for the months of December, ...


The old, dirty, creaky US electric grid would cost $5 trillion to replace. Where should infrastructure spending go?:


The electric grid is an amazing integrated system of machines spanning an entire continent. The National Academy of Engineering has called it one of the greatest engineering achievements of the 20th century. But ...


Survey: Customers Don't See Net Metering as Key to Going Solar:




Climate change is making us sick, top U.S. doctors say:


Even the little nuances of climate change could become significant problems for our health in the future. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Doyle Rice , USA TODAY Full Story: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2017/03/15/climate-change-making-us-sick-top-us-doctors-say/99218946/ ...


More Than 900 Examples of How Climate Change Affects Business:


"We all came away with a deeper understanding of the ubiquity of climate change as a challenge for business leaders of the future" MBA students participating in Harvard Business School's Climate Change ...


A Renewables Marketplace Promises to Turn Neighborhoods Into Power Plants:


A new renewables marketplace in Australia makes small-time energy moguls of homeowners, in order to make use of their solar hardware to smooth erratic supply and demand. by Jamie Condliffe Full ...


Video: 90% Discount Available for Solar Installations for Small Business and Rural Agriculture Organizations:




Behind the Quiet State-by-State Fight Over Electric Vehicles:


Today, the economic incentives that have helped electric vehicles gain a toehold in America are under attack, state by state. When Georgia repealed its generous $5,000 tax credit on electric vehicles ...


Earth's oceans are warming 13% faster than thought, and accelerating:


New research has convincingly quantified how much the Earth has warmed over the past 56 years. Human activities utilize fossil fuels for many beneficial purposes but have an undesirable side effect ...

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