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Jul

United Church of Christ becomes first church to divest from fossil fuelsThe mainline Protestant denomination also passed a resolution for its church buildings to work on becoming carbon neutral.

United Church of Christ becomes first church to divest from fossil fuels
The mainline Protestant denomination also passed a resolution for its church buildings to work on becoming carbon neutral.

08

Dec

Bill McKibben goes after Big OilOn our current trajectory, we stand to overshoot every global warming ceiling. 350.org’s current “Fossil Free” campaign targets campus investment in oil stocks, underlining an urgency to get something done in a brief window of climate opportunity.

Bill McKibben goes after Big Oil
On our current trajectory, we stand to overshoot every global warming ceiling. 350.org’s current “Fossil Free” campaign targets campus investment in oil stocks, underlining an urgency to get something done in a brief window of climate opportunity.

14

May

A year after receiving an Oscar nod for ‘Gasland,’ the documentarian is preparing to take on the fossil fuel industry again in a sequel film.

A year after receiving an Oscar nod for ‘Gasland,’ the documentarian is preparing to take on the fossil fuel industry again in a sequel film.

10

Oct

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Climate Change in Action: Montana’s Famous Glaciers are Melting

From Al Jazeera:

In the US state of Montana, the Glacier National Park - an area sometimes called the “Crown of the Continent” - is famous for its snow-capped mountains.

But it could soon lose its glaciers due to global warming.

Scientists warn if the ice keeps melting at this rate, the park’s 25 remaining glaciers could all melt away by the year 2030.

The US Geological Survey covers the science of Montana’s melting glaciers here. CNN has previously called them, “The poster child for climate change.”