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The pipeline to hell

The pipeline to hell

How the Keystone XL pipeline can affect climate change An Editorial by Barbara Trypaluk, Green Party of New York State   Our country is at a major crossroads in terms of whether we will take serious action to address climate change—and the big game changer would be the Keystone XL pipeline. If completed, this pipeline would be 1700 miles long and transport 800,000 barrels of oil a day through the mid-section of our country from top to bottom. Stopping the…

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Reducing global warming

Reducing global warming

Greens score high on the political scorecard for climate change By Mark Dunlea, Green Party of New York State The severe weather patterns throughout the U.S. and the world—drought, floods, heat waves, forest fires—seem to be finally waking up the American public to the fact climate change is not only real, but is already happening. Presidential candidate Jill Stein’s Green New Deal is part of the worldwide effort by the Green Party to take immediate action to confront climate change…

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German Greens flying high as nuke era ends

German Greens flying high as nuke era ends

by Phil Hill, Bündnis ‘90/Die Grünen (German Green Party) By the end of July 2011, the chancellor of the world’s most advanced major industrial country signed a law making nuclear power illegal in ten years. Of the country’s 17 nuclear power plants, eight have been recently shut down and the rest will follow, about one a year, by 2022. That country is Germany, the world’s fourth largest economy, and by far the healthiest of the four. When British Pre­mier David…

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