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5 Signs Solar Power is Taking over the World

5 Signs Solar Power is Taking over the World

(By Juan Cole) Burning fossil fuels (coal, natural gas and oil) is putting 32 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide annually into the atmosphere. Since CO2 is a greenhouse gas that traps…


Climate Change Is Increasing Extreme Heat Globally

By Brian Kahn Follow @blkahn Despite reports of a global warming “hiatus,” a new study shows that the number of areas being affected by extreme heat are on the rise and that the hottest temperatures on the planet are also increasing. The idea of a …


Fracking Ban Momentum Builds On Both Sides Of The Atlantic

Local communities that are pushing for a ban on fracking will get a helping hand from the British green energy company Ecotricity, which is launching a new short film this Thursday to boost public awareness about negative impacts of the unconventional…