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Following In Pope Francis’s Footsteps, Muslims Release Climate Change Declaration

As the December U.N. climate summit in Paris quickly approaches, the moral and religious push is just now starting to gain traction. Released last week, the Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change calls for respect of nature's “perfect equilibrium."

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China’s Air Pollution Poses International Risk

A recent study suggests that the solution to climate change requires international collaboration.

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“Forty Percent Of Adults Haven’t Heard Of Climate Change”—But Is The Calculation Outdated?

Co-writers of the recent study published in Nature Climate Change, which draws upon data from 2007-2008, chime in regarding the accuracy of the study.

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Understanding The Clean Power Plan: What You Need To Know

Obama called it “the biggest, most important step we’ve ever taken to combat climate change,” but with the plethora of information and overflow of news coverage, how much do you really understand of the U.S. Clean Power Plan? Here’s a summary, in layman’s terms, of what the Clean Power ...

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Climate Change Likely Caused Mammoth Extinction

According to a recent scientific discovery, humans aren't to blame for the extinction of mammoths. Climate change is.

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Obama To Expand Solar Energy, Focusing On Low-Income Communities

The White House announced an initiative focusing on improving the quantity and quality of solar panel energy sources across the country, specifically in low-income communities.

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Senate Rejects Federal Climate Change Curriculum Because Of “Wasted Paper”

An amendment proposing a federal program improving climate change curricula in schools was recently rejected because some opponents believed it would, ironically, contribute to climate change—by wasting paper.

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Five Minutes With John Podesta

John Podesta sat down with us to talk about everything from climate change to the X-Files to how young people can lead the way in implementing innovative solutions to today’s problems

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Akon Develops Plan To Provide Electricity To Over Half A Billion Africans

R&B artist and producer Akon recently used solar power to bring electricity to over half a billion Africans. The Missouri-born Senegalese-American hip-hop artist attended an inaugural meeting in Cote d'Ivoire with West African leaders to discuss renewable energy solutions.

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The Death Of Climate Denialism

Soon the Right will have to abandon its head-in-the-sand strategy—but its next tactic may be more dangerous.

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The Most Dangerous Place To Be An Environmentalist

Since its democratically elected president was in a 2009 coup, Honduras has seen over 100 killings of environmental defenders. The small Central American nation is the most dangerous place in the world to be an environmentalist.

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