Monthly Archives: June 2014

Climate Change Solutions: Preserve Forests, Save Marshes, and More!

Protecting Rainforests Could Sequester About A Third Of Global Emissions Annually says a new study, reports Rhett Butler at Mongabay.com. Eliminating deforestation, peatlands and forest degradation, and forest fires in the tropics could reduce global carbon emissions by two billion tons a year, or … Continue reading

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CLIMATE CHANGE COMEDY CORNER: Hug a Climate Scientist Day, and More!

CLIMATE CHANGE COMEDY CORNER Hug a Climate Scientist Day! Climate scientists carry the biggest burden of all: they know our planet is going to turn into a reheated chicken nugget, says First Dog on the Moon, at the UK Guardian. So, … Continue reading

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Keeping Carbon Stored: Martyrs Dying to Save Amazon, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Nilcilena Miguel de Lima, mother of 4, finally went into hiding after they beat her, burned her home down, killed her dog, frightened away her armed guards, and killed her activist friends. She hides, while … Continue reading

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Good Clean News: US Green Energy Picture, and More!

New US Energy Maps Show Cool Things About Renewables reports Bobby Magill at Climate Central: US Wind Farms Are Sprouting Even in Not So Windy Places. Brown to dark blue signifies low to high wind potential; wind turbines signify wind turbine farms. Credit US … Continue reading

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WHAT DOESN’T SOLVE CLIMATE CHANGE: BAD LEADERSHIP, AND MORE!

  OO Australian PM Tony Abbott Travels World To Stop Climate Action OO Climate Unity Dealt Blow: Australia, Canada Put Business Ahead Of Climate – mistakenly believing that their economies will thrive by selling fossil fuels. How depressingly shortsighted. OO House Republican Budget Would … Continue reading

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Rising Risks of Climate Change: India Boils, Corn Cuts, and More!

RISING RISKS OF CLIMATE CHANGE Economic Damage From Future Climate Change Is Grossly Underestimated by most economic models says a new study by the reputable British climate change economist Lord Nicholas Stern, reports Jeff Spross atClimate Progress. Current models pay too little attention … Continue reading

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Solar Update: spreading microgrids, and more!

SOLAR KEEPS SMILING The US solar industry continues to draw venture capital, with another $350 million recently added to the pot. China is now investing substantially in the US cleantech industry and worldwide, with hundreds of commitments to solar and wind in dozens of … Continue reading

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