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A beautiful headline: State Finalizes Fracking Ban, less than six years since MUG first wrote about the issue.

Heading to a national park this summer? Many national parks no longer permit the sale of bottled water. Who could argue with that? The bottled water industry.

Global warming takes an ice bath in the 2030s? No.

7 Cool Ways Cities Are Thinking Ahead on Climate Change

350NYC, committed to a greener New York, holds monthly meetings to work on its issues, which include fossil fuel divestment. The next meeting is Wednesday, July 22, 7-9pm, at the NY Society for Ethical Culture.

Tom Szaky, founder of TerraCycle, has a new book—Make Garbage Great: The Terracycle Family Guide to a Zero-Waste Lifestyle—that explains various materials and suggests DIY projects to keep household items out of the waste stream.

Mayor de Blasio wants all city operations (buildings, facilities, even traffic lights), powered by renewables within 10 years.

9 things you never thought a pope would say about climate change

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