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Largest Commercial Scale Post-Combustion CCS Project Begins Construction –

It is disappointing that so much taxpayer money is being used to support coal power and oil extraction. I know, I know; it reduces CO2 emissions from a coal plant. I still think this is a bad idea and a bad use of funds. Where are the Kochs and AFP screaming about taxpayer money subsi
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‘Shocking’ Underground Water Loss in US Drought: Study

by Staff Writers Washington (AFP) July 24, 2014 A major drought across the western United States has sapped underground water resources, posing a greater threat to the water supply than previously understood, scientists said Thursday. The study involves seven western states — in
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Sierra Club’s Michael Brune “Invites” Us to Attend People’s Climate March Sept 20-21

Here is an important call to action from Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune to attend the Bill McKibben’s People’s Climate March in New York City on September 20-21.  More information on how to attend is found on this post.  Now, here is the video. Click on box i
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Stanford study shows how to power California with wind, water and sun – Stanford News

from Editors note: At the end of the article is a link to link to recommendations for all states, including Kansas. New research outlines the path to a possible future for California in which renewable energy
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Americans for Prosperity mailer part of smear campaign, says Kansas GOP legislator seeking re-election – Wichita Eagle

See the article on the Wichita Eagle here: Note: Stephanie Clayton is endorsed by the Kansas Sierra Club. By Bryan Lowry Eagle Topeka bureau Published Friday, July 18, 2014, at 6:49 p.m. It’s primary season.
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