Monthly Archives: March 2015

Palm Oil Deforestation Invades the Amazon, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Threats: Palm oil plantations eat away at forests in Borneo. Source: Mongabay.com OO Palm Oil Deforestation Spreads to the Amazon — Peru: Palm Oil Firms Plan To Destroy … Continue reading

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Climate: The Sex Trafficking Connection, Drowning Everglades, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Mar 16, 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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The True Cost of Gas, Climate Censorship, and Much More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK Fossil Fuel Follies Credit University of Texas OO California Orders Oil Companies To Stop Drilling Near Drinking Water Supplies after finding that the companies are contaminating water supplies with oil waste. OO The True Cost of Gas? … Continue reading

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Europe Urges US to Come on Board with a Climate Plan, and More!

WHAT WORKS Speaking Out: OO European Union Submits UN Climate Pledge, Urges US, China To Follow OO Europe Warned Pollution Will Lead To Premature Deaths says the European Environmental Agency. OO In India, An Indoor Health Crisis – from fire … Continue reading

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Feds Help Farms Get Green Energy, and More!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS OO Once Extravagant, Renewable Power Plans Go Cheap OO Texas: Incentives, Financing Make Going Green Easier For Commercial Landlords OO Colorado: US Ski Resorts Are Fighting Climate Change By Galvanizing Politicians Wikipedia OO The USDA Is Helping … Continue reading

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Solar Generation and Jobs Keep Zooming, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS SAILING OO US Solar Generation Doubled in 2014 Renewable Output Grew 11% – and that’s not counting rooftop solar or distributed renewables OO Solar Energy Jobs Growing By Leaps and Bounds Source: gigaom.com OO First Big US Solar … Continue reading

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A Republican Climate Scientist Explains Global Warming, and Much More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Climate Change, the Elevator Pitch: Richard Alley, Climate Scientist — and Republican @@ Richard Alley on being a Republican * * The Future Is Up Front: Wind … Continue reading

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