Author Archives: Gary Chandler

About Gary Chandler

Gary R. Chandler is a sustainability author and strategist. Follow him on Twitter @Gary_Chandler

Recycling Humans Via Sewage, Biosolids

Bodies Liquified, Dumped In City Sewers, Dumped On Food Crops By Natural News A new recycling technology has added new meaning to the phrase “you are what you eat.” Bio-cremation liquefies the dead, then dumps their liquid remains into city … Continue reading

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Jakarta Sinking Below Sea Level

Threats Rising Due To Climate Change, Development By Michael Kimmelman, New York Times With climate change, the Java Sea is rising and weather here is becoming more extreme. Earlier this month another freakish storm briefly turned Jakarta’s streets into rivers … Continue reading

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White House Approves Report On Climate Change

Human Activities Causing Global Warming The climate of the United States is strongly connected to the changing global climate. The statements below highlight past, current, and projected climate changes for the United States and the globe. Global annually averaged surface … Continue reading

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EPA Staffing Up With Industry Insiders

EPA Blowing More Smoke On Critical Issues By Liza Gross, Lindsey Konkel and Elizabeth Grossman, Reveal Eleven new members of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board have a history of downplaying the health risks of secondhand smoke, air pollution … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Add Momentum To Climate Conversation

Tensions Rising With Tides and Temperatures Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have poured new fuel on the debate over man-made climate change. It’s unfortunate that there is even a debate at all. We are wasting critical time and resources as … Continue reading

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California Communities File Suits Over Climate Change

Coastal Communities Suing Fossil Fuel Companies Three California communities are suing 37 of the world’s largest oil, gas and coal companies for knowingly contributing to climate change. San Mateo and Marin counties, as well as the city of Imperial Beach, … Continue reading

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Climate Change The Top Threat In Chile

Climate Change Now Taught In Public Schools Fernando Rojas is holding up a photograph of a pocket of countryside, between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains, that has been his home, his livelihood, and his passion for all of … Continue reading

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Trump Sparks More Support For Climate Change Policies

U.S. President Trumped By Public Opinion, Political Support As U.S. President Trump breaks the U.S. commitment to the Paris Agreement On Climate Change, grassroots support is rising up. Nearly 70 percent of Americans, including a majority of people in all … Continue reading

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California A Global Leader On Climate Change

White House Agenda Not Slowing Action In Golden State By Coral Davenport and Adam Nagourney, New York Times The environmental ministers of Canada and Mexico went to San Francisco last month to sign a global pact — drafted largely by … Continue reading

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Bloomberg Urges Leaders To Ignore Trump’s Climate Commentary

Climate Solutions Found Outside Of Washington, DC Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is pushing foreign leaders not to follow President Trump’s lead on climate change. In an interview with the Associated Press, Bloomberg said other countries should continue pursuing … Continue reading

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