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Endangered Ministry of the Environment

Endangered Ministry of the EnvironmentNew Prime Minister of Finland, Juha Sipilä aims to finish the Ministry of the Environment. Environmental issues would be relocated to the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and then it would be renamed as the Ministry of Natural Resources. At the same time the resources for the environmental supervision would be scaled down radically. The […]

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Fossils in the tar

Tar pit fossils - Harper and ObamaSome background info:
The Rancho La Brea Tar Pits – “One of the world’s most famous fossil localities, recognized for having the largest and most diverse assemblage of extinct Ice Age plants and animals in the world.”
Alberta Tar Sands – A destructive fossil fuel exploration project, that will produce dirty oil, toxic waste and huge CO2 […]

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Farewell to fossil fuel subsidies

Ethical investor and energy sourcesThe world spends six times more on fossil fuel subsidies than we do on renewable energy. It’s time to change that. Join 350.org campaign to stop fossil fuel subsidies now.

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Mining companies invade Finland

Santa does live in Finland – Uranium miningPoor environmental legislation and spineless politicians have made Finland a paradise for mining companies.
The nickel and zinc producer, Talvivaara Mining Company has so far gained reputation by ignoring environmental regulations. Huge emissions of sulphate, sodium and manganese have turned nearby freshwater lakes salty. The company has also been plannig something bigger. Behind closed doors it […]

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Summary of the Climate Summit

Tu valu or not Tu valu - that is the questionWhat is happening in Copenhagen? tcktcktck.org
What is happening in Tuvalu?
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