OO Scientists Call On Obama To Stop Logging In Old Growth Forests
OO Groups Sue EPA Over Failure To Regulate Emissions From Factory Farms
OO At Vatican, EPA Chief To Talk ‘Moral Issue’ Of Climate Change
What the solar powered soil moisture satellite will look like in space. Credit NASA
OO As Global Warming Evolves, NASA Launches Soil Moisture Satellite
OO Pennsylvania’s New Governor Will Ban Fracking In State Parks And Forests
OO Obama Budget Aims to Make Solar and Wind Incentives Permanent
OO Scotland Just Announced An Indefinite Ban On Fracking
OO Accelerated Ice Melt Causing Iceland to Rise which could affect its volcanoes and hastening eruptions that disrupt air travel.
A supercell thunderstorm. Credit Lane Pearman at Flickr
Thunderstorms Help Bring Ozone Down to Earth, where it contributes to global warming, reports Brian Kahn at Climate Central, from its usual haunt high up in the atmosphere, where it acts as a UV shield. Research indicates that under continued climate change, storms could increase up to 40% by 2100 over the US, shifting planetary ozone function from shielding UV to accelerating global warming.
OO Climate Change USA: Snowier Winters, But Less Snowy Springs
OO Southern Forests’ Ability To Suck Carbon From The Air May Be Slowing
Snowpack in the California Sierras. Source: http://www.kcet.org
OO Scientists See Shrinking California Snowpack As Harbinger – with future warming reducing California’s natural water reservoir – its mountain snowpack – by more than half by 2100.
OO Making a Marketplace For Renewable Energy:
Utilities as Matchmakers – matching up communities and farms with excess solar power with businesses wanting to buy that power.
OO Accounting For Natural Capital On Financial Exchanges
OO Chinese Developers Get Active Building Passive Energy Homes
OO Save The World?
Less Beef And Travel, And Eat More Vegetables – mom was right.
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