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Local Governance for Healthy Community

April 9th, 2016

Big Oil Gearing Up to Battle Electric Vehicles

Ryan Martel, Ceres | April 7, 2016 2:18 pm Last week Tesla unveiled the Model 3, a mass market, affordable electric vehicle with a starting price of $35,000 and a two hundred mile range. In just over five days, more than 276,000 people put down $1,000 to reserve their own Model 3, signaling that American […]

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April 9th, 2016

Bill McKibben: It’s Time to Break Free From Fossil Fuels

Bill McKibben | April 8, 2016 11:32 am This February was the hottest in recorded history, scorching crops and flooding homes all across the planet. Record-breaking temperatures have robbed the Arctic of its winter. And yet despite this, governments around the world still plan to build massive new coal mines and open new oil and […]

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February 27th, 2016

Porter Ranch ‘Monster’ Gas Leak Largest in U.S. History

Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams | February 26, 2016 7:58 pm The Aliso Canyon natural gas well blowout, which lasted for months and sickened scores of nearby residents, has been confirmed as the largest methane leak in history. According to a peer-reviewed study published Thursday in the journal Science, the nearly four-month leak released roughly 100,000 tons […]

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February 25th, 2016

5 communities sticking it to fossil fuel companies — and winning.

This January, communities around the world are seeing victories in long, hard-fought struggles against fossil fuel companies. Congratulations to everyone involved, and good luck to everyone still working to protect their own home. Here are 7 victories this month: 1. Carson, California, USA The community fought for years, and this week California Resources Corp. decided to pull […]

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