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Ohio says no to new fracking drilling permits

A victory was scored in the fight against hydraulic fracking in Ohio today when the state Department of Natural Resources announced a suspension of new drilling permits.


Greenhouse gases building up in the atmosphere

Even as scientists around the world continue to warn that the build up of greenhouse gases, especially CO2 from carbon based fuels, is leading to drastic changes in the earth's climate the major international oil and gas cartels continue to pump the substance while the leading governments of the world fail to take meaningful action.


Scientists say, April warmest month on record

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released data showing April was the warmest month on record.


Local group fights genetically modified seed

Video: A worldwide campaign is emerging against corporate agribusiness's genetically modified foods and to preserve local seeds and crops. This video traces, one such effort the Semillas Criollas Indigenous Seed Project.



Climate change takes center stage

Climate change topped headlines in Washington and around the world this week.