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Deadliest year ever for environmental activism – Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleDeadliest year ever for environmental activismDeutsche WelleMore than three people were killed each week on average in 2015 trying to protect the environment from industrial activities, according to a new report published Monday (June 20, 2016). The 185 reported deaths worldwide last year represents a 59 ...Violent 2015 sees three environmental activists killed each weekReutersEnvironmental activists: 2015 was deadliest year for people fighting to protect the planetThe Independent2015 [read more]

When it comes to environmental votes, does a lawmaker’s geography matter? Maybe, maybe not – Charleston Post Courier

Charleston Post CourierWhen it comes to environmental votes, does a lawmaker's geography matter? Maybe, maybe notCharleston Post CourierBut he said it does affect how a lawmaker could view the debate surrounding climate change, conservation and the environment. “What I observed when I was governor is there is a clear sliding scale on environmental issues where the closer you get to the ... environmental - Google News [read more]

Environmental Groups Threaten to Sue SC, Feds Over Seawalls – ABC News

Environmental Groups Threaten to Sue SC, Feds Over SeawallsABC NewsTwo environmental groups are threatening to sue South Carolina and the federal government if they don't protect sea turtles from new hard plastic seawalls first installed on beaches a few years ago. The State newspaper reports (http://bit.ly/1Qd4FvH ...and more » environmental - Google News [read more]

Brazil’s pizza habit has a surprisingly high environmental cost – Vox

VoxBrazil's pizza habit has a surprisingly high environmental costVoxSão Paulo, Brazil, is the world's fifth-largest metro area, with 21 million people. It also struggles with extremely high — and often deadly — air pollution, most of it caused by the city's 7 million road vehicles (and counting). Yet a new paper in ...The pizza slice that comes at a pricePhys.Orgall 5 news articles » environmental - Google News [read more]

Top environmental groups are meeting with the Democratic party to push for bold changes – Business Insider

Business InsiderTop environmental groups are meeting with the Democratic party to push for bold changesBusiness InsiderEnvironmental groups are taking a step closer to uniting behind Hillary Clinton - but not before they push the Democratic party to adopt a more aggressive agenda for tackling climate change. On Friday, several top environmental groups and activists ...and more » environmental - Google News [read more]

Environmental Groups Call on McAuliffe to Stop Potential Va. Pipeline – NBC4 Washington (blog)

NBC4 Washington (blog)Environmental Groups Call on McAuliffe to Stop Potential Va. PipelineNBC4 Washington (blog)McAuliffe, a Democrat, ran in 2013 with strong support from the environmental community. But several environmentalists have said the governor has grown too cozy with the state's largest electric utility, Dominion Virginia Power, whose parent company ...Environmental groups protest McAuliffe's energy policiesRoanoke TimesEnvironmental Groups to Protest McAuliffe's Energy PoliciesNBC [read more]