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Aug 28
US: 100% of new generating capacity in July renewable @ PV Magazine via 350.org

US: 100% of new generating capacity in July renewable @ PV Magazine via 350.org


Renewable energy capacity grows at fastest ever pace: Green technologies now produce 22% of world’s electricity. Wind, solar and other renewable power capacity grew at its strongest ever pace last year and now produces 22% of the world’s electricity, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday in a new report @ Guardian via Earth Justice

Renewable energy capacity grows at fastest ever pace: Green technologies now produce 22% of world’s electricity. Wind, solar and other renewable power capacity grew at its strongest ever pace last year and now produces 22% of the world’s electricity, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday in a new report @ Guardian via Earth Justice


Renewable energy capacity grows at fastest ever pace: Green technologies now produce 22% of world’s electricity @ Guardian via Earth Justice

Renewable energy capacity grows at fastest ever pace: Green technologies now produce 22% of world’s electricity @ Guardian via Earth Justice


Canada’s national parks are not for sale! Conservation groups file legal challenge over Jasper National Park development proposal @ Ecojustice

Canada’s national parks are not for sale! Conservation groups file legal challenge over Jasper National Park development proposal @ Ecojustice



Tell the EPA you support their carbon pollution standards — AND tell Congress that you expect them to do the same! @ EDF

Tell the EPA you support their carbon pollution standards — AND tell Congress that you expect them to do the same! @ EDF


Aug 27
Big power out, solar in: UBS urges investors to join renewables revolution World’s largest private bank predicts large-scale power stations will soon make way for electric cars and new solar technologies ~ John Vidal @ Guardian via 350.org

Big power out, solar in: UBS urges investors to join renewables revolution World’s largest private bank predicts large-scale power stations will soon make way for electric cars and new solar technologies ~ John Vidal @ Guardian via 350.org


This is really and truly crazy. The State Department just approved an illegal plan by pipeline company Enbridge that would double the amount of tar sands flowing through pipelines in the Great Lakes. Those lakes, by the way, hold 20% of the world’s fresh water, which means you really, really don’t want toxic tar sands getting in there. @ NWF via 350.org

This is really and truly crazy. The State Department just approved an illegal plan by pipeline company Enbridge that would double the amount of tar sands flowing through pipelines in the Great Lakes. Those lakes, by the way, hold 20% of the world’s fresh water, which means you really, really don’t want toxic tar sands getting in there. @ NWF via 350.org


Rainbow world: the most colourful places on Earth – in pictures: The world is full of landscapes that are so surreal, and so intensely coloured, that it’s hard to believe they really exist. Take a look at some of the strangest, and most vibrant, views in the world, from a pink lake in Senegal to striped rock formations in China @ Guardian

Rainbow world: the most colourful places on Earth – in pictures: The world is full of landscapes that are so surreal, and so intensely coloured, that it’s hard to believe they really exist. Take a look at some of the strangest, and most vibrant, views in the world, from a pink lake in Senegal to striped rock formations in China @ Guardian


Rainbow world: the most colourful places on Earth – in pictures: The world is full of landscapes that are so surreal, and so intensely coloured, that it’s hard to believe they really exist. Take a look at some of the strangest, and most vibrant, views in the world, from a pink lake in Senegal to striped rock formations in China @ Guardian

Rainbow world: the most colourful places on Earth – in pictures: The world is full of landscapes that are so surreal, and so intensely coloured, that it’s hard to believe they really exist. Take a look at some of the strangest, and most vibrant, views in the world, from a pink lake in Senegal to striped rock formations in China @ Guardian


Global warming is already here and could be irreversible, UN panel says: A 127-page draft report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change describes what can be done about it @ Guardian

Global warming is already here and could be irreversible, UN panel says: A 127-page draft report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change describes what can be done about it @ Guardian


Big power out, solar in: UBS urges investors to join renewables revolution World’s largest private bank predicts large-scale power stations will soon make way for electric cars and new solar technologies ~ John Vidal @ Guardian

Big power out, solar in: UBS urges investors to join renewables revolution World’s largest private bank predicts large-scale power stations will soon make way for electric cars and new solar technologies ~ John Vidal @ Guardian


Aug 26

New document that reveals the safety issues at the nuclear reactors at Diablo Canyon. We’re at risk - U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission - NRC, it’s time to stop gambling with safety! Shut down Diablo Canyon now @ Friends of the Earth

New document that reveals the safety issues at the nuclear reactors at Diablo Canyon. We’re at risk - U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission - NRC, it’s time to stop gambling with safety! Shut down Diablo Canyon now @ Friends of the Earth


This is HUGE. India’s Supreme Court has ruled that all coal mining licences awarded from 1993 to 2010 are ILLEGAL. That means over 200 licences could now be cancelled! Let’s make sure the licence to mine Mahan forest, central India, is one of them — sign our petition » @ Greenpeace UK

This is HUGE. India’s Supreme Court has ruled that all coal mining licences awarded from 1993 to 2010 are ILLEGAL. That means over 200 licences could now be cancelled! Let’s make sure the licence to mine Mahan forest, central India, is one of them — sign our petition » @ Greenpeace UK


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