Monthly Archives: February 2013

You don’t have to be a weatherman…

wrdforwrd, February 25, 2013 By Bill DiBenedetto Climate change is real, and it’s coming to your neighborhood. This comprehensive and disturbing infographic, “How Climate Change is Destroying the Earth,” comes courtesy of LearnStuff. According to LearnStuff, “Thanks to extensive research … Continue reading

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Seattle ‘green’ consultants sell out for coal money, whine

Grist | A Beacon in the Smog, February 26, 2013 By David Roberts As I’ve argued several times, the battle over coal-export terminals in the Pacific Northwest is the key U.S. climate fight of the next few years. Coal-port expansion … Continue reading

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Protect Sacred Lummi Lands From Dirty Coal – The Petition Site

Stand with the Lummi Indians in their opposition to the construction of the largest terminal on the west coast that would be designed for the exportation of coal to China, and that would be built on top of a registered … Continue reading

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No, the Coal Will Not Just Go to Canada

Sightline Daily | News & Views for a Sustainable Northwest, February 20, 2013 By Eric de Place This post is part of the research project: Northwest Coal Exports The coal industry itself says it desperately needs new terminals. At a … Continue reading

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Bill McKibben speaks out against coal exports at D.C. climate rally

Blue Oregon, February 18, 2013 By Michael O’Leary Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org, speaks out against coal exports at the D.C. climate rally on February 17th Bill McKibben: “We’re incredibly grateful for all the hard work going on against coal … Continue reading

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Diverse Voices Heard At EarthFix Seattle Coal Export Panel

EarthFix | Oregon Public Broadcasting February 14, 2013 SEATTLE – There are now five places in the Pacific Northwest considering the installment of coal export terminals. The largest, Gateway Pacific Terminal, could be built near Bellingham, Washington. That has some … Continue reading

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Ambre Energy’s plans for Northwest coal export terminals rest on shaky finances, environmental think tank charges

The Oregonian, February 13, 2013 By Scott Learn A Seattle environmental think tank that opposes coal exports to Asia through the Northwest blasted the finances of one of the key players today, Australia’s Ambre Energy. Ambre is seeking to build … Continue reading

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