From Pittsburgh, PA to Denver, CO people of faith across the country are speaking out in support of the EPA carbon pollution standards. But Big Coal continues to spread myths and fear about what will happen when the health of our communities gets in the way of their profits Here are the top five myths they are promoting, and why they are so outrageous. The Top 5 Myths About Coal: Myth #1: Curtailing coal will have a devastating effect on American jobs In 2013, 89,838 individuals were employed by the coal industry compared to 142,698 individuals employed by the solar industry (1). Coal jobs have been decreasing, but this is largely due to increased automation and efficiency in coal mining: While coal jobs in two major coal states, Kentucky and West Virginia, have…
How Renewable Energy Advocates are Hurting the Climate Cause
It’s understandable that environmental organizations and activists would want to build public enthusiasm for renewable energy.
Kids invited to learn about animals at Humane Society’s Critter Camp
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In Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Court Finds That Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline...
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How to restore a river
“Water is emotional,” says Trout Unlimited staffer Hillary Walrath, so never forget that in Wyoming, river work is people work.
Getting New Faces into the Conservation Field
Shawneece Hennighan came to The Nature Conservancy as an intern a decade ago. Now she’s trying to bring a new—and more diverse—generation to conservation as TNC’s youth and college programs administrator.
Get your goat at a new Grapevine yoga class — no kidding
The latest fitness trend sweeping the nation, goat yoga, is making it’s way to Grapevine next month.
‘What is a bear doing in Newberry?' Black bear spotted multiple times in the SC city
What seems to just be a hungry bear has been wandering around Newberry and the town of Prosperity.
How textbooks become toilet paper: A Birmingham recycling center moves beyond newsprint and cans
In 2012, paper and paperboard accounted for 68 million tons of municipal solid waste generated in the U.S., down from more than 87 million tons in 2000.
How Trump's EPA Budget Cut Is Actually Environmental Racism