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    TexasVox: The Voice of Public Citizen in Texas » climate change
    The IPCC Report Paints Grim Forecast of Future Unless We Act Now to Curb Climate Change

    “Human interference with the climate system is occurring, and climate change poses risks for human and natural systems.” IPCC WGII AR5 The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released Part 2 of its Assessment Report showing that work to limit the effects of climate change must begin now.  Part  1 came out in September 2013 and showed […]


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    Wednesday, April 09, 2014 10:24:39 AM

    Climate Change: Bad News for Guacamole (and a Whole Bunch of Other Food)

    When we think of the effects of climate change, we typically think of rising sea level, heat waves, drought and volatile weather. What we don’t often think about is guacamole. Or to be more specific, foods that are in danger because of climate change. In its 2014 annual report, the popular Mexican food chain Chipotle […]


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    Thursday, March 13, 2014 2:00:58 PM

    Senators to Conduct Climate Change Talkathon Tonight

    Tonight, 28 US Senators will stay up discussing climate change all night to get Congress to ‘wake up’ to the realities of the issue. The so-called talkathon is scheduled to begin after Senate’s last votes today and continue until 9 AM tomorrow morning. During the night the Senators, comprised of 26 Democrats and 2 Independents, […]


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    Monday, March 10, 2014 4:27:55 PM

    Austinites Greet Canadian Ambassador with Keystone XL Pipeline Protest

    Blog post by Vanessa Ramos and Max Anderson The heat has been turning up on the State Department and President Obama this past week from KXL Dissent. Nearly 400 youth were arrested while protesting against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline in front of the White House this past weekend, which was the largest youth […]


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    Saturday, March 08, 2014 12:41:46 PM

    Natural Gas Climate Change Impact Almost as Bad as Coal Because of Methane Leakage

    While we’ve all grown accustomed to seeing the words “natural”, “healthy” and “environmentally-friendly” thrown around in advertisements for a variety of consumer goods, it’s important to remember that household items are not the only things capable of being greenwashed – case in point, natural gas. The word “natural” has been used to connote things such […]


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    Sunday, February 23, 2014 9:29:33 AM

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