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VICTORY: ATLANTIC COAST PROTECTED FROM OFFSHORE DRILLING

The Atlantic Coast won a major victory when the Obama administration abandoned its plans to open the southern Atlantic to offshore oil and gas drilling for the first time in decades. Leading up to the announcement, Environment America and colleagues presented Obama officials with letters signed by more than 1,000 East Coast businesses opposed to the drilling proposal.

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Great Barrier Reef scientist: “And then we wept.” | Katie Hammer

Professor Hughes recalls his reaction to finding that 93 percent of the Great Barrier Reef’s coral is bleached: “And then we wept.”

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News Release | Environment New Hampshire

Manchester ranks 31st for solar power and is poised to rise

Manchester, N.H.- Manchester is stuck in the middle of the pack when it comes to solar, ranking 31st out of 64 major U.S. cities for solar installed per person, according to anew analysis. Manchester could improve it's ranking by adopting a bold goal for solar power installations, advocates said today.

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News Release | Environment New Hampshire

Outpouring of support for Clean Power Plan shows polluters' cause lonelier than ever

“The writing is on the wall and in these court briefs: the vast majority of Americans -- together with local elected leaders, citizen groups, and major businesses -- all stand firmly behind bold action on climate.” – Sharon Solomon, Environment New Hampshire

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Map: 100 percent of Granite Staters live in counties recently hit storms and other disasters

CONCORD, NH– Every Single Granite Stater lives in a county affected recently by weather-related disasters, including winter storms Nemo and Juno, according to an interactive, online map released today that crunches data from the federal government. Scientists say global warming is already exacerbating some extreme weather events and their impacts.

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Extreme Weather Map

Our new interactive extreme weather map shows weather-related disasters in the United States over the last five years and tells the stories of the people and communities who have endured some of those disasters and other extreme weather events. 

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