Paris Climate Deal Passes Milestone as 20 More Nations Sign On

The moves essentially ensure that the agreement will go into force by the end of the year, but the specifics of each country’s plans to curb climate change are voluntary.

Source: Paris Climate Deal Passes Milestone as 20 More Nations Sign On

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France Becomes First Country to Ban Plastic Silverware, Plates and Cups

France is taking another big step towards being more environmentally conscious by implementing a controversial new law that will ban plastic cutlery, plates and cups.

Source: France Becomes First Country to Ban Plastic Silverware, Plates and Cups

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Why We Need a Carbon Tax, And Why It Won’t Be Enough by Bill McKibben: Yale Environment 360

Putting a price on carbon is an idea whose time has come, with even Big Oil signaling it may drop its long-standing opposition to a carbon tax. But the question is, has it come too late?

Source: Why We Need a Carbon Tax, And Why It Won’t Be Enough by Bill McKibben: Yale Environment 360

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Ocean Plastic Pollution at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

I took Monterey Bay Aquarium’s pledge to vote YES on Proposition 67 on California’s November ballot. A YES vote upholds the statewide ban on single-use plastic retail bags, and keeps more plastic pollution out of our ocean.

Source: Ocean Plastic Pollution at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

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Obama Creates Atlantic Ocean’s First Marine Monument

The president announced the designation to protect a roughly 5,000-square-mile area the size of Connecticut that sits 130 miles off the coast of Cape Cod.

Source: Obama Creates Atlantic Ocean’s First Marine Monument

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Season of Creation marks month of eco-contemplation for Christians | National Catholic Reporter

Source: Season of Creation marks month of eco-contemplation for Christians | National Catholic Reporter

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Why Big Solar and environmentalists are clashing over the California desert – The Washington Post

Ordinarily allies, greens and the solar industry have split over plans to divide up the desert’s public lands between renewable energy and conservation areas.

Source: Why Big Solar and environmentalists are clashing over the California desert – The Washington Post

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Growing Up With Climate Change – Bioneers

Source: Growing Up With Climate Change – Bioneers

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NOAA: ‘Earth’s Fever Rises’ as Climate Records Shattered Worldwide – EcoWatch

Source: NOAA: ‘Earth’s Fever Rises’ as Climate Records Shattered Worldwide – EcoWatch

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Listen to Sen. Inhofe’s Response to His Granddaughter Asking Him: ‘Why Is It You Don’t Understand Global Warming?’

Source: Listen to Sen. Inhofe’s Response to His Granddaughter Asking Him: ‘Why Is It You Don’t Understand Global Warming?’

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