Monthly Archives: June 2015

Political Population Poppycock, and the Ethics of Misinformation

reposted from the huffingtonpost: In “Unrealized Horrors of the Population Explosion,” Clyde Haberman, 70, beats an obsolete, dead horse, repeating observations made in previous articles over past decades that Paul Ehrlich’s predictions of horrors stemming from our exploding population have … Continue reading

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McDonald’s and Satellites: Both Help Forests, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Forests: worth saving. Credit Rhett Butler at Mongabay OO McDonald’s Commits To Zero Deforestation Throughout Its Entire Supply Chain OO Using Satellites To Stop Forest Destruction In Its … Continue reading

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Extreme Heat, Rain To Double in US by 2100, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, May 4, 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 Great Land Grab by Fossil Fuels, and More!

Fossil Fuel Follies What Oil, Gas Does to Crop Land Credit AP Photo/ Charles Rex Arbogast OO North America: Oil And Gas Industry Has Grabbed 7 Million Acres Of Crop and Range Land Since 2000 – decreasing ecosystem services and … Continue reading

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A Blueprint for Fossil Fuel Divestment, and More!

WHAT WORKS Speaking out: OO Banking Giant: HSBC Warns Clients of Fossil Fuel Investment Risks OO Big Insurers Warn US To Prepare For Climate Change rather than waste money responding to resulting disasters… a stitch in time… <><><> OO Former … Continue reading

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Strong Future For Renewables Forecast, and More!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS OO Strong Future Forecast For Renewable Energy OO The Age Of Wind And Solar Is Closer Than You Think – renewable energy, spurred by a crisis in climate, may usurp fossil fuels by mid-century. OO Landmark US … Continue reading

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Solar Flight, Desalinization, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS SMILING OO SolarCity Will Add 300MW of Commercial Solar From New $1 Billion Fund OO The Second Coming Of Solar Is Here – With New Investment Opportunities OO California: Company Provides Solar Power with Water Efficiency – NRG … Continue reading

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