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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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George Clooney, Ben Jealous: Action need to avoid humanitarian crisis in Sudan

Actor George Clooney, along with NAACP head Benjamin Jealous, Martin Luther King III and several members of Congress were arrested in a protest outside of the Sudanese embassy recently.

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Obama calls for end to oil subsidies as gas prices rise

Republican presidential candidates have shifted the general election debate to rising gas prices amid an improving economy and 24 consecutive months of job growth in the private sector.

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Environmental groups unite to stop Keystone XL

Aactivist group 350 called on everyone to send half a million messages to the Senate by the end of the day demanding "back the President and make sure this pipeline doesn't get built."

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GOP sets oil pipeline as condition for payroll tax cut for workers

Republicans are holding payroll tax cuts hostage to their scheme to approve an environmentally devastating oil pipeline extension.

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