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Michael Mann is a climatologist in the meteorology department at Penn State University and the director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center. He wrote a chapter in the IPCC report, and is credited as one of the creators of the famous “... Read More
According to a new poll, 40% of Americans don't trust what scientists say about the environment. What's going on here? Why don't we trust our scientists anymore?
Operation Free is a coalition of veterans and national security organizations dedicated to securing America with clean energy. We've sent a delegation of US military veterans to the COP15 climate conference to highlight the connection between global... Read More
Video for Geology class. Credits and citations at the end.
Moving demonstration against the Alberta tar sands developments at the UN climate change negotiations in Copenhagen. The demonstration was co-organized by the Indigenous Environment Network, the Canadian Youth Delegation, and the US Youth Delegation... Read More
The Town of Portsmouth, RI, raised its own wind turbine hoping to reduce the carbon footprint for this small New England community.
They may cost more but, in the long run, florescent light bulbs burn far less energy. Professor Loren Byrne explains why.
New Bedford, Mass., is the only city in a 60-mile radius of Boston that isn't networked into the commuter rail system. Roger Williams University students look at how a station might reduce the carbon footprint for the region.


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