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Friday Quote: Six key environmental victories from election night

Super Storm Sandy gave climate change a late appearance in the election. And it has left many people wondering if a new era of dialogue and much needed action will follow in the storm’s wake. The aftermath of the election, too has reason for hope. It proved mostly heartening when it comes to green initiatives and the candidates who have come out in support of clean energy, climate change action, and good old-fashion science. There was a notable upset on a green initiative in Michigan and the defeat of GMO labeling in California, but here is some of the good news:

1.) Dirty Energy Comes Up Empty

A lot of money was spent trying to protect dirty energy interests and their playmakers in Washington. And for the most part — it was money down the drain. Of course the fossil fuel industry didn’t go broke in the effort — but they did shell out quite a bit of cash. Full story at AlterNet. 




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