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Chicago activists protest Heartland Institute conference

Over a dozen environmental activists gathered to protest the Heartland Institute, which put up ads comparing environmentalists to the Unabomber.

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Proposed bill would end fossil fuel subsidies

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn. announced they would introduce the End Polluter Welfare Act to Congress.

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Mass bird, dolphin deaths in Peru

About 5,000 pelicans and other ocean birds have been washing up on the northern coast of Peru, just weeks after over 900 dolphins perished in that same area.

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Greenpeace occupiers fight Shell’s Arctic drilling

A different type of collective action took place - a coordinated effort by Greenpeace activists to stop oil giant Shell from drilling in the arctic.

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Do wind farms really cause global warming?

If you get your news from Fox or a handful of other news outlets that are not, to be charitable, best known for their fact checking, you will be relieved to learn that wind farms do not add to climate change.

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GOP budget bombs at town halls

At town halls across the nation during the current two-week congressional recess Republicans are taking the heat like they may never have taken it before.

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Activists say BP cut corners on Gulf oil cleanup

Protesters and environmental activists declared that the oil company had seriously cut corners in its cleanup of the 2010 disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Environment and politics: one and the same

"Capitalism is fundamentally incapable of dealing with climate change." These were the words of microbial ecologist Steve McCallister.

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Gulf dolphins suffer post-oil spill illnesses

In Barataria Bay, La. (located in the northern Gulf of Mexico), bottlenose dolphins are suffering from severe illnesses - the aftermath of the BP oil spill, according to a report by Click Green.

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