Science & Environment

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“We are fighting a monster, but we will win”: Standing Rock Sioux

The Aug. 27 march to the main gate of the construction site was even bigger than the day before, with a motorcade following to transport the elders.

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Human-caused climate change gets personal

What felt distant has become much closer. What could be safely put off can no longer be shoved aside.

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Broad coalition wins Oakland ban on coal

The City Council voted to ban a coal train that would wind through Oakland neighborhoods, creating a health and safety hazard. 

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Company halts bee-killing chemicals as activists stir up a hornet’s nest

The movement to save the bees recently got a shot - or perhaps a sting - in the arm.

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At People's Climate Summit: Just transitions and environment

The community development organization members believe that an alternative, clean energy economy can be achieved by empowering the underprivileged and unemployed.

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Green news roundup: Keystone XL, Arctic oil drilling get X'ed out

October and November have ushered in victories for environmentalists. Corporations have been soundly defeated or exposed on many fronts.

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Activists redecorate LNG pipeline office with clean water signs

Fossil fuel and pipeline corporations are trying to sell their plans to export fracked gas through communities, forests, and rivers.

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Navy jets, electronic warfare stir outrage

The noise and electronic radiation pose a dire threat to animals and plants in the wilderness regions of the Olympic Peninsula.

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Coal industry win is temporary, fate of plants still in air

A divided Supreme Court ruled against the Obama administration's attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.

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Kayaktivists in Seattle blockade Shell’s Alaska-bound oil rig

"Shell wants to haul its Arctic destroyer to Alaska as soon as possible, but these courageous individuals are saying, 'Shell No.' "

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