BREAKING: CLIMATE WHISTLEBLOWER RESIGNS...

Yesterday, climate whistleblower Joel Clement resigned from the Department of the Interior, tweeting "It was time to go, but will continue speaking truth to power from the outside, helping my contacts on the inside."

In his resignation letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, he wrote the following:

"You have not silenced me; I will continue to be an outspoken advocate for action, and my voice will be part of the American chorus calling for your resignation so that someone loyal to the interests of all Americans, not just special interests, can take your job."

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DEATH BY 1,000 CUTS: WHY THE FOREST CARBON SINK IS DISAPPEARING...

Researchers found that tropical forests may not act as carbon "sinks" unless both large-scale deforestation and more subtle degradation is stopped or slowed. Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images

 

In the world’s tropical forests, carbon loss from small-scale disturbances like fires and minor logging is adding up, researchers say...

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MID-AIR TURBULENCE SET TO TRIPLE DUE TO CLIMATE CHANGE, SCIENTISTS WARN...

The main danger of turbulence is to passengers, not aircraft Credit: Telegraph

 

Commercial airliners will be buffeted by up to three times more turbulence in future decades, according to a new report...

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INTERFAITH GROUP ADDRESSES CLIMATE CHANGE...

There are Interfaith Power & Light chapters in 40 states, including North Carolina, and in Washington, D.C. The nonprofit organization has become a leading nationwide, faith-based player in the climate change debate. Photo: Interfaith Power & Light website

 

Not that long ago, chances are pretty good Interfaith Power & Light (IP&L) was not a household name in many homes in North Carolina...

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DESPERATION GROWS IN PUERTO RICO’S POOR COMMUNITIES WITHOUT WATER OR POWER...

With no running water, Puerto Rico residents in some areas resorted to washing clothes in creeks and drainage ditches. Credit: Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images

 

The health crisis is intensifying two weeks after Hurricane Maria, and government aid is slow. 'We could see significant epidemics,' a health expert warned...

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BALI GOVERNOR DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY TO HANDLE EVACUEES UNDER LOOMING THREAT OF VOLCANIC ERUPTION...

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Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika has declared a state of emergency to handle evacuees from Mount Agung...

 

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SHUNNING FOSSIL FUELS, 40 CATHOLIC GROUPS SEEK CLIMATE ACTION...

Pope Francis speaks outside the Porziuncola, the chapel inside the Saint Mary of Angels Basilica, in the pilgrimage town of Assisi, central Italy, August 4, 2016. REUTERS/Remo Casilli/File Photo

 

OSLO (Reuters) - Forty Roman Catholic groups said on Tuesday they were shunning investments in fossil fuels and urged others to follow suit...

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CRITICAL UPDATE ON GLOBAL WARMING CURRENT CONDITION FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR...

Most environmental organizations are not telling their members about how bad global warming actually is. This is because they believe their members would lose hope. They also know that if their email messages to their members are not full of hope, progress being made, and optimism, many members will stop donating...

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POLL: MOST AMERICANS WANT GOVERNMENT TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE...

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More than 6 in 10 Americans believe that climate change is a problem that the federal government needs to address, according to a new poll...

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AS TRUMP SET TO VISIT PUERTO RICO, 95 PERCENT LACK POWER...

Local residents wait in line during a water distribution in Bayamon following damages caused by Hurricane Maria in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico, October 1, 2017 REUTERS/Carlos Barria

 

Federal and local authorities were working together to keep 50 hospitals operational...

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