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Good news! There’s bad news for coal

grist.org — Too often I'm writing depressing things, so now I'm going to turn my attention to some good news. It turns that while I was off hiatus-ing, ol' King Coal was having a rough go of it.

Media coverage creates oil spill amnesia - so don’t read this!

grist.org — Remember how, after the Exxon Valdez disaster, the nation, horrified by the oil industry's slapdash safety standards, fixed the system and ended oil spills? You don't? So how about when after the BP Deepwater Horizon catastrophe, when the world realized the terrible consequences of our carbon-dependent lifestyles and delved into new, clean energy so we'd never repeat those fateful mistakes?

The farmers should show up to the climate march

grist.org — The food movement will show up to this Sunday's big climate march in New York. Vandana Shiva and the Organic Consumers Association will be there. Medium-sized family farmers and big agribusiness should show up, too. Conventional farmers frequently tell me that they care about the environment.
Sep 19, 2014

Farmers and agribusiness should show up to the climate march grist.org/food/the-farme… via @grist

36 bits of good news to cure your ocean blues

grist.org — We know: Beginning a series on current ocean news seems like a bleak proposition. Between the expanding garbage patches and relentless rise of warming seas, positive stories aren't exactly growing on trees.
Sep 19, 2014

RT @lauren_jellis: Humpback whales make lifelong friendships..and have been known to go on cross-ocean vacations to visit their pals. grist.org/living/36-bits…

Sep 19, 2014

RT @lauren_jellis: Humpback whales make lifelong friendships..and have been known to go on cross-ocean vacations to visit their pals. grist.org/living/36-bits…

Sep 17, 2014

Okay- this did cheer up my ocean-loving self!MT"36 bits of good news to cure your ocean blues bit.ly/1DhJKOm pic.twitter.com/yZEUrgRPRI