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CONSERVATIVE GROUPS BATTLE OVER SOLAR IN FLORIDA

FROM THE HUFFINGTON POST
WASHINGTON -- A Florida effort to expand access to solar power has become a face-off between two factions of the conservative movement. The group Conservatives for Energy Freedom is blasting Americans for Prosperity for what it called a "campaign of deception" against a ballot initiative that would make it easier for businesses and individuals to install rooftop solar energy.

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Climate Change Demands Marshall Plan Levels of Response

FROM THE GUARDIAN/UK
A voice came over the intercom: would the passengers of Flight 3935, scheduled to depart Washington DC, for Charleston, South Carolina, kindly collect their carry-on luggage and get off the plane.

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MEET PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION CANDIDATE CECIL BROWN MONDAY, MARCH 9 @ 6PM

Join the Central Group of the Mississippi Chapter of the Sierra Club in meeting Cecil Brown, candidate for the Central District of the Mississippi Public Service Commission.

SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER: JUSTICE ON KEMPER FROM THE MISSISSIPPI SUPREMES

Last Thursday's decision from the Mississippi Supreme Court was stunning and emphatic.

State Supreme Court rules against PSC's allowing early customer prepayment for Kemper

STARGAZING ON THE COAST: FEBRUARY 14TH

NEXT COAST OUTING: STARGAZING FEBRUARY 14, 2015, 7:30 TO 10:00 PM--BRING BINOCULARS
Christopher Verdery has planned a very different outing for February, the last best month for winter time clear skies. Starting February 14—Saturday night—we will meet at the Taco Bell next to the entrance to the Gulf Islands National Seashore at 7:30 pm, so we can drive together to the boat landing inside the park

THE FOREST NEEDS YOU AGAIN!

2015 Annual De Soto Ranger District Cleanup
The forest needs you, again! This is the 22nd year dedicated people like you have volunteered to help restore and beautify the De Soto National Forest. Please join us and help us care for this precious resource. April 11, 2015 Registration: 7:30 AM. To volunteer contact: Marilyn Stone at 601 528-6160.

LAND CONSERVATION RESOURCE SUMMIT: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH

Land Conservation Resource Summit - Location: Ocean Springs Civic Center, Ocean Springs, MS, on February 24th, from 6:00pm CT - 8:00pm CT
This resource summit will give the public an opportunity to have a conversation regarding land conservation, which is one of the three priority resources identified by the public during the community conversations. Participants will also receive more information about the Mississippi Comprehensive Ecosystem Restoration Tool (MCERT) and how it will be utilized in the restoration process. For more information, please go to http://www.restore.ms/resource-summits/.

NAOMI KLEIN: THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING

NAOMI KLEIN

Author Naomi Klein has become the best-known voice of an idea that few mainstream green groups dare to embrace: that the only way to stop climate change is to overhaul the "savagely unjust" free market engine that drives it. In her latest book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate (Simon and Schuster, 2014), Klein argues with passion and scholastic rigor that "our economic system and our planetary system are now at war."
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MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION GIVES APPROVAL TO CHICKASAW COUNTY SOLAR POWER PROJECT

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (WTVA)
The Mississippi Public Service Commission has approved construction of a solar energy project in Chickasaw County. The Commodore Solar Farm will use nearly 9,800 solar panels to generate up to three million watts of electricIty.

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