Tag Archives: Europe

Tropical Forests Threatened by Farming, Global Food Demand, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon OO Condition Of Tropical Forests ‘Worsening’, Could Become ‘Critical’ CreditPeter Van Der Sleen at http://www.rainfor.org OO Global Warming Is Already Clobbering The Amazon – research data show mnay … Continue reading

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Clean Energy Rising, the Weatherman Gets It, and More!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS OO Clean Energy Seeing Global ‘Renaissance’ says the Bloomberg New Energy Finance summit. OO 40+ Global Companies Pledge Emission Cuts, Call For Strong Paris Climate Deal OO California’s Top Regulator Says 100% Renewable Energy Is Possiblefor the … 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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Rising Risks: Houses Sinking Into Melting Permafrost, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Dec 28, 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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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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New Science Insights Into Climate Change

NASA The yellow line shows the average minimum of the Arctic ice cap for the past decade. As global warming eats away at our planetary thermal shield, the exposed darker seawater absorbs more heat, changing air circulation and stalling frigid … Continue reading

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Disappearing Forests in Indonesia, Russia, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE When Indonesia clears forests, orangutans die. OO Indonesia Plans To Clear Over 28 Million Acres Of Carbon-Storing Forest By 2020 despite a commitment to curb greenhouse gas emissions. OO Forest-Destroying Illegal Oil Palm Plantations Rampant … Continue reading

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Rising Climate Risks: Flooding, Transport Threats, and More!

RISING RISKS OF CLIMATE CHANGE There will be a point when high tide flooding will be more than a nuisance for Miami. Via floridatrend.com OO Tidal ‘Flooding’ Rising In US Coastal Cities As Sea Level Inches Up Global Heating Threatens … Continue reading

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Solar Power Keeps Seguing

SOLAR KEEPS SEGUING GTM’s Q2 market briefing is out, identifying current US trends in the residential solar market: residential installers are concentrating on expanding the market in 10 US states, especially California, Hawaii, Arizona and New Jersey. State incentives are becoming less … Continue reading

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EU-US Trade Pact Would Spur Fracking In Europe

EU-US Trade Pact Would Spur Fracking In Europe a report warns, writes John McGarrity at Responding To Climate Change. The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) aims to eliminate barriers for US companies investing in Europe and vice versa, but … Continue reading

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