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WORLD CAR FREE DAY SEPT 22

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............PHOTO SHOWS HIGHWAY 401 NORTH OF TORONTO,CANADA.......WITHOUT CARS.....YIPEE.

TAR SANDS POSTER

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. . . . . . . . . .THE ABOVE PHOTO WAS TAKEN DURING A . . .DIE IN . . IN TORONTO ,CANADA,AUGUST 24-2009 IN FRONT OF A NEW ROYAL BANK OF CANADA BRANCH ....MANY ACTIVISTS WERE INVOLVED IN THE STREET DEMONSTRATION WHERE THEY ALL PRETENDED TO BE DEAD ON THE SIDEWALK IN FRONT OF THE BANK....THE ROYAL BANK MASCOT (PICTURED ABOVE) WAS SUITABLY DECORATED FOR THE OCASSION...IT IS A FACT THAT MOST CHARTERED BANKS IN CANADA INVEST LARGE AMOUNTS OF MONEY(BILLIONS) IN THE DIRTY TAR SANDS OIL INDUSTRY WHICH IS ONE OF THE MOST DAMAGING (ENVIRONMENT).....SAVING ACOUNTS OF MILLIONS OF CANADIANS ARE USED IN THIS WAY WHOSE ONLY MOTIVE IS TO MAKE A BIG MONETARY RETURN REGARDLESS OF THE CONSEQUENCES TO THE AIR,WATER,LAND OR PEOPLE WHO HAVE THE MISFORTUNE TO LIVE NEARBY OR EVEN FAR OFF PLACES WILL STILL FEEL THE EFFECTS OF THIS RUNAWAY DIRTY RESOURCE EXTRACTION INDUSTRY.....DO YOU . . .KNOW WHERE YOUR SAVING OR CHEQUING ACOUNT MONEY IS GOING ?

AIR TRAVEL WAKE UP

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.....AND SMELL THE EXHAUST FROM THE JET ENGINES......THE MONTH OF JULY 2009 SAW A 21 PERCENT DROP IN AIR PASSENGER TRAVEL REVENUE COMPARED TO THE SAME PERIOD OF 2008....THIS IS AN UNMISTAKABLE TREND THAT CANNOT BE DENIED BY THE SPIN DOCTORS..IT IS THE 9TH CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF DECLINE FOR THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY..AND LONG OVERDUE...SINCE THIS INDUSTRY IS MAJOR POLLUTER OF OUR SKIES.... PEOPLE ARE NOW ADAPTING TO THE NEW REALITY THAT AIR TRAVEL IS NOT ESSENTIAL TO LIFE ON EARTH BUT A LUXURY THAT HAS SERIOUS NEGATIVE IMPACTS ON THE ENVIRONMENT OF THE PLANET.

WAKE UP PEOPLE . .

. . . . . . . .AND SMELL THE EXHAUST....THERE ARE 1 BILLION MOTOR VEHICLES ON THE ROADS ON PLANET EARTH TODAY AND THEIR COMBINED CO2 EMISSIONS IS CREATING SEVERE CLIMATE PROBLEMS . . . .BY NOW MOST PEOPLE ARE AWARE OF THE TERRIBLE ECOLOGY DESTRUCTION CAUSED BY MOTOR VEHICLES AND COLLATERAL DAMAGE OF ROAD CONSTRUCTION THROUGH FERTILE FARMLAND,FORESTS AND OVER RIVERS(BRIDGES)...IT'S TIME TO REDUCE OUR DEPENDENCE ON THIS DYSFUNCTIONAL, RESOURCE DEPLETING, DESTRUCTIVE AUTO INDUSTRY PRODUCT....SEE HTTP://WWW.350.ORG FOR MORE DETAILS ON THE PROBLEM AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT.

INDIA NUCLEAR SAFETY

What's the real situation? It is true that there has not been an accident, leading to core meltdown and radiation exposures. But, the fact remains that several minor accidents have happened in the past. These accidents range from leaks of oil to complete loss of power in the reactors causing all safety systems to be disabled.

Let us look at some of the accidents. The accidents at Tarapur, Madras and Rajasthan plants were due to non-compliance with safety standards. According to the mandatory standards of operation, each reactor is supposed to have an independent emergency core-cooling system. But, in practice, one cooling system was being shared between two reactors. The investigators were astonished to find that the reactors at Madras and Rajasthan had been operating without backup pumps to continue smooth operation. The plants had to be shut down as whenever the operating pumps were disabled by external factors such as fluctuations in the grid.

A study by India's Atomic…

U.N.MEET BONN 2009-AUG

. .. . . . . . . . LISTEN TO HIS WORDS VERY,VERY CAREFULLY AS IF YOUR LIFE DEPENDED ON IT . . . . . . IT . . .DOES . . .AND SO DOES THE FATE OF PLANET EARTH.

CHINA SUICIDE

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. . . . .BY PAMPERING OR PANDERING TO THE GLUTENOUS AUTO INDUSTRY CHINA IS COMMITING ECOLOGICAL AND ECONOMIC SUICIDE........IF IT WAS ONLY ITSELF THAT WAS HARMED ITS BAD ENOUGH BUT THE OVERLY GENEROUS USE OF GOVERNMENT "STIMULUS" MONEY TO BAIL OUT THIS UNSTAINABLE, REDUNDANT AND SOON OBSOLETE AUTO INDUSTRY IS THE WORST WAY TO CURE (?)THE ECONOMY.....PEOPLE IN HIGH GOVERNMENT OFFICES RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CASH BAILOUT OF THE AUTO COMPANIES SHOULD BE BRANDED AS CRIMINALS AND TREATED AS SUCH....MANY PEOPLE IN CHINA ARE JUST AS DISGUSTED AS MYSELF TO SEE A GREAT COUNTRY LIKE CHINA ADOPT THIS DESTRUCTIVE AUTOMOBILE LIFESTYLE....WE HOPE SANITY PREVAILS SOON IN CHINA.

CAR OWNERS "WAKE UP"

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. . . . . ..AND SMELL THE EXHAUST . . . .THE MOTOR VEHICLE YOU ARE DRIVING . . . . . IS A GAS GUZZLING.....DYSFUNCTIONAL.... . . .EARTH DESTROYING... . . . .METAL/PLASTIC MOBILE MONSTER . . . .AND SHOULD BE ABANDONED , , , , , ,AT THE EARLIEST CONVENIENCE. . . . .IN ORDER TO SAVE PLANET EARTH . . .AND ITS REMAINING RESOURCES . . . . . OF WHICH YOUR VEHICLE IS DEVOURING.

CAR MAKERS"WAKE UP"

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.....AND SMELL THE EXHAUST.....BY NOW YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT THE DAMAGE YOUR PRODUCT ...MOTOR VEHICLES...IS DOING TO THE PLANET IN SO MANY WAYS,SMOG, RESOURCE DEPLETION.GREENHOUSE GAS EMMISIONS,ET....ETC...ISN'T IT ABOUT TIME YOU RECONSIDERED YOUR PROIRITIES AND STOP MAKING MORE EARTH DESTROYING PRODUCTS ?

EARTHQUAKE JAPAN

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. . . . A powerful earthquake has shaken Tokyo and its surrounding areas, killing at least one person and forcing the shutdown of two nuclear reactors. . . . . . . . . . .The Hamaoka nuclear plant in Shizuoka immediately shut down two reactors after the quake, operator Chubu Electric Power Co. said. . . . . . . the shutdown process FOR A NUCLEAR REACTOR IS A LONG AND COMPLICATED PROCESS ....ITS NOT A MATTER OF FLICKING OFF A LIGHT SWITCH....SO THESE 2 REACTORS WILL NOT BE SUPPLYING POWER FOR THE IMMEDIATE FUTURE.

CAR DEALERS "WAKE UP"

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. . . . .AND SMELL THE EXHAUST. . . . .BY NOW MOST CAR DEALERS ARE AWARE OF THE DAMAGE DONE TO THE EARTHS ENVIRONMENT BY THE PRODUCTS YOU SELL NAMELY MOTOR VEHICLES...ISN'T IT TIME TO RECONSIDER YOUR PRIORITIES AND STOP PROMOTING A PRODUCT THAT IS DESTROYING THE PLANET ?

CLIMATE WARRIORS

. . . . . . .THIS VIDEO SPEAKS VOLUMES...NO ONE CAN CLAIM TO BE UN INFORMED ABOUT THE STATE AND FRAGILE URGENCY OF THE BATTLE TO SAVE THE PLANET AFTER SEEING THIS VIDEO BY GREENPEACE WITH COURAGEOUS ACTIONS TO IDENTIFY THE CULPRITS IN CARBON EMISSIONS.

H1NI (SWINE FLU)

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........IT HAS BEEN SEVERAL MONTHS SINCE THE H1N1 FLU VIRUS APPEARED FIRST IN MEXICO THEN SPREAD THROUGHOUT THE WORLD BY OUR FAST MOVING JET SETTERS...NOW one hopes that some sanity might prevail with these frequent flyers AND MAYBE THEY MIGHT JUST REDUCE THEIR TRAVELLING WAYS FOR THE GOOD OF THE PLANET EARTH TO WHICH WE ALL BELONG AND SHOULD ALL TRY TO PRESERVE....IF IT TAKES A DISEASE TO DO IT SO BE IT.. . .(PHOTO IS FROM A CITY IN WEST INDIA OF 1000 PEOPLE WAITING IN A LINE TO BE TESTED FOR THE H1N1 VIRUS AT A LOCAL HOSPITAL)