New Zealand may be best place to survive global societal collapse, study finds

If the skies were to darken, seas swell and economies crumble, where would be the best place to ride out global civilizational collapse?

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Climate activists pan carbon capture plans

More than 500 environmental and community groups – from the Nassau Hiking & Outdoor Club to Greenpeace USA – have called on United States and Canadian leaders to abandon efforts to capture carbon emissions from fossil fuels and work harder to curb fossil fuel use in the first place.

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Enviva opened its second company built plant in Northampton County, NC, in 2013. (Credit: Dogwood Alliance)

How the American South is paying the price for Europe's 'green' energy

How the European Union's drive to curb carbon emissions led to pollution and community disruption in the American South.

Solutions

Solar geoengineering: Scientists decry a 'foolish' idea

The idea sounds preposterous, straight out of a Ray Bradbury novel: Tint the planet's atmosphere so the sun's rays bounce back into space, instead of heating a planet growing increasingly warmer via fossil fuel emissions.

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Over 8 Million Californians Live Within 50 Mi. Of Stored Radioactive Waste

There are over 3 million pounds of nuclear waste stored just 100 feet away from a beach at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Congressman Mike Levin ...
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US wildfires’ increasing toll on wildlife

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