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Koch Brothers Fruitlessly Spreading Misinformation On Renewable Energy

Originally published on Union of Concerned Scientists. By Sam Gomberg Despite relentless legislative attacks funded by the Koch Brothers and other fossil fuel special interest groups, state renewable electricity standards are holding their own and continue to drive investments in clean energy resources. And as long as legislators remain committed to well-informed … [continued]

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Climate Change Will Exacerbate Violence Around The World, Research Finds

Climate change will exacerbate violence around the world, increasing levels of both personal violence and social upheaval, according to new research from Princeton University and the University of California–Berkeley. Throughout history, even slight spikes in temperature and precipitation have led to greatly increased levels of war, violence, and migration. Projected … [continued]