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Trump official admits climate change is real and calls for action to reduce carbon emissions

An energy official appointed by President Donald Trump is now on record admitting that climate change is real and that we need to do something about it immediately, thus joining the majority of the scientific community. Trump appointed Neil Chatterjee as the chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in 2017, but while Trump is […]

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Over 3,500 Amazon employees call for company to take action to address climate change

As the threat of climate change continues to grow, thousands of Amazon employees are asking the company to act to address it even if the federal government won’t. Over 3,500 Amazon employees signed an open letter on Wednesday calling on founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and the Board of Directors to put the company’s vast […]

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Report warns climate change will hit real estate developers hard

President Donald Trump may not be interested in dealing with climate change, but he should be, especially since the real estate industry he has been involved with for decades is starting to take it seriously. Partnering with global investment manager Heitman, a real estate investment firm with properties all around the world, the Urban Land […]

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This is how Obama is inspiring young climate change protesters to win the fight

Former President Barack Obama praised the effort of young climate change activists during a town hall event in Berlin on Saturday, and urged them not to give up the fight for our planet’s future. Obama spent eight years in the White House building a climate change record that has been hailed by environmentalists and scientists […]

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Renewable Energy Across the United States [Interactive Map]

The Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) reported that by 2050, the United States could generate at least 80% of its electricity from renewable sources. Not only is that future possible but it’s possible using what we already have available to us, including biopower, concentrating solar power, solar photovoltaics, wind turbines, geothermal and […]

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Landmark climate change ruling halts hundreds of gas and oil drilling projects

A U.S. district judge just set President Donald Trump and his administration back with after a ruling that stopped hundreds of drilling projects because none of accounted for climate change during the planning phases. Apparently, skipping the climate change question during planning is not only a violation of Mother Nature but the law as well. […]

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