Monthly Archives: February 2015

Ancient Trees Nearly Extinct, the Chocolate Connection, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon A Camaroon logging truck full of murdered giants. Credit Amcaja at Wikimedia Commons OO Illegal Logging Still A Big Issue In Cameroon OO Zimbabwe Forests Under Threat Malay … Continue reading

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Climate Change Tops List of Destroyers of Civilization, Lyme Disease, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Feb 22, 2015 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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Earth Shattering News About Fracking, Dead Dolphins, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK Fossil Fuel Follies Credit Shutterstock OO Small Earthquakes Linked To Fracking Could Lead To Major Ones – says a government scientist. OO Canada: Oil Train Derails, Spills Unknown Amount Of Crude Oil Source youmeanbiodiversity.wordpress.com OO Unusual String … Continue reading

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Nature Now Mimics Climate Change Experiment, Forget Geoengineering, and More!

WHAT WORKS Speaking Out: OO New York Times: Those Who Deny Climate Science Are Not ‘Skeptics’ Source: Climate Progress OO US National Academy: Forget Geoengineering – Even The Term Is Misleading since ” ‘engineering’ implied a level of control that … Continue reading

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Gas Can Replace Coal For Now, Big Oil Wants Carbon Pricing, and More!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS OO Judge Halts Use Of Eminent Domain On Nebraskans For Keystone Pipeline OO Fed Report: Gas Can Replace Coal Plants, Supporting Obama Climate Plans OO EU Energy Consumption Level Falls To 20-Year Low OO “Stop Me Before … Continue reading

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Apple Invests Close to $1 Billion to Go Solar, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS FLYING OO The Carolinas Have Become Hot Spots for Solar Market Expansion OO Duke Energy Proposes $69M Investment in South Carolina Solar OO Massachusetts: the Second-Biggest Employer for Solar Power OO Apple Plans $850 Million Solar Plant With … Continue reading

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Apocalyptic US West Droughts by 2050, Arctic Upheaval, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Deadpan Climate Humor At Its Best: Philomena Cunk Moments of Wonder – Climate Change – of course, one can easily imagine some US voters really believing that … Continue reading

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