Monthly Archives: December 2014

Climate Change This Week: Bishops Bugle, the Price of Heat, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ The 2014 IPCC Synthesis Report Video – informative, engaging… OO Study: Hotter Days In US Mean Less Cold Cash – Days that averaged about 77 degrees ended … Continue reading

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Keeping Carbon Stored:

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon * * * A tribe, its existence threatened by invading fossil fuel companies, literally searches for its ancient identity, a giant face in the forest… The Reunion, an … Continue reading

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Rising Risks of Climate Change: Seas to drown homes of 1.5 Billion, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS * * * Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Dec 15, 2014 How unusual has the weather been? No one event is “caused” by climate change, but global warming, which is … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuel Conspiracy, Exporting Climate Change, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK Fossil Fuel Follies: OO The ‘Texas Miracle’ Is Fueling Huge Economic Growth — And The Climate Change That May End It. OO Fueling Climate Change? Fossil Fuel Exports Soar Under Obama OO Fracking Operations Study: Even Small … Continue reading

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What Works: Church Challenges BP, Climate Education Payoff, and More!

WHAT WORKS Speaking Out: OO Church Of England Challenges BP And Shell Over Global Warming to take responsibility for their carbon footprints and limit their contribution to global warming. Courtesy of Patricia Gualinga, Director of Intl Relations, Sarayaku community, Ecuador … Continue reading

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Good Clean News: Oil, Gas Well Permits Tumble, and More!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS OO New US Oil, Gas Well November Permits Tumble Nearly 40 % as the price of oil tumbles, too. OO Obama To Use Executive Powers To Meet Climate Goals OO Canada: Groundbreaking Technology Stores Wind Power In … Continue reading

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Solar Keeps Smiling: New Solar Record, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS SMILING OO Solar Cell Technique Achieves Record-High 40% Efficiency – and in a way that is readily accessible to the industry. OO Engineer Reimagines Solar Energy With Stick-On Panels – she predicts peel-and-stick solar cells could one day … Continue reading

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Climate Change This Week: Murder, Rescue, and a Flying Donut!

* * Vier Pfoten/Four Paws/RHOI/Rex/AP Palm Oil is Lethal for Mother and Child: This orangutan mother and five year old child huddled, petrified, as bounty hunters closed in to kill them, to clear “these pests” off palm oil plantations. A … Continue reading

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The Deforestation-Free Holiday shopping pledge, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Take the Deforestation Free Holiday Shopping Pledge here. OO Malaysia: Sarawak Govt Minister Calls State’s Logging Industry ‘Corrupt’ – a striking new tone from an historically aloof government. … Continue reading

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Hottest Year to Date, Drought Spawns Water Thieves, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Dec 1, 2014 How unusual has the weather been? No one event is “caused” by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase … Continue reading

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