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Post Posted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 8:34 am

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It's already here, folks. Check out Miami, for starters.

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Post Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2016 11:51 am

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There are so many cities in this country that have contaminated water--not just flint. Seriously. Do a search. Here's a new one.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_TAP_WATER_CORPUS_CHRISTI?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2016-12-15-02-30-40

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Post Posted: Thu Dec 22, 2016 8:38 am

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Holy Cow--50 degrees. Not Good. The north and south pole are warming much faster than the rest of the planet.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/north-pole-heat-wave_us_585afe4de4b0d9a594570c03

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Post Posted: Thu Mar 02, 2017 5:50 pm

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Oklahoma now rivals California when it comes to earthquake threat. I know, over the past few years, I have posted the occurrence of quakes in Oklahoma. Earthquakes, of course, are a new phenomena for these states, and are absolutely, entirely a result of fracking. But, to rival California is a trip.

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-fracking-quake-idUSKBN16859V

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Post Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:47 am

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North Dakota oil spill bigger than first estimated (of course.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/north-dakota-oil-spill_us_58d54eece4b03692bea55b42?

Keystone XL pipeline approved.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/its-official-state-department-approves-keystone-xl-pipeline_us_58d44e77e4b03692bea3ff98?b3&&

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Post Posted: Sat Apr 01, 2017 5:55 pm

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How could these killing traps be placed anywhere in our environment?
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mansfield-cyanide-trap-dog-son_us_58dfafd1e4b0b3918c83e655?nqc1hxdikij6qg2e29&

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Post Posted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 1:14 am

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Our water is contaminated through out the country. Lead is everywhere, as is chemical, agricultural (pesticide (fungicide,etc.), animal production waste (primarily from the massive factory farming), and pharmaceutical (again, primarily factory farming).
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/drinking-water-pesticides-california_us_58efe05de4b0bb9638e299ee?section=us_politics

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Post Posted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:47 am

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What a difference in so many, many ways roof gardens could make a difference in ur environment.
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Post Posted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:46 am

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The Larson C ice shelf in Antarctica has calved releasing an iceberg the size of Delaware with the water content twice the size of Lake Erie weighing 1.1 trillion tons (1 ton is 2,000 pounds). Ice shelves A and B are already depleted.
http://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/topstories/antarcticas-new-11-trillion-ton-iceberg-is-already-breaking-into-pieces/ar-BBEpbem?li=BBnbcA1&ocid=edgsp

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Post Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:41 pm

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By 2200, 1/2 of all species will be extinct. We are in the midst of the sixth mass extinction.
http://www.alternet.org/environment/earths-sixth-mass-extinction-event-already-under-way-scientists-warn

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