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Permafrost Melt Soon Irreversible Without Major Fossil Fuel Cuts

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Stephen Leahy - Inter Press Service UXBRIDGE, Ontario, Canada, 17 Feb   Thawing permafrost is threatening to overwhelm attempts to keep the planet from getting too hot for human survival.  Read full story here.

Pipelines Carrying Oil From the Canadian Tar Sands Pose Serious Risks

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By Keith Schneider - Nat. Resources Defence Council  - OnEarth Magazine -  "A Survival Guide for the Planet" - Fe. 16 '11 NRDC photo. Just after dawn on July 26, 2010, homeowners along Talmadge Creek near Marshall, Michigan, awoke to the chemical stench of raw fuel. Full story here. Read Larry Powell's contributions to OnEarth magazine here.