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Climate Change This Week: The Fossil Fuel Alzheimers Connection, Trump Threatens Farming, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump’s family and fortune surviving climate change are small, dwindling daily and irreversibly. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this asian butterfly, … 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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Climate Change: Expect More Blizzards, Less Flavorful Food, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Mar 29, 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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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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Climate Change Threatens Agriculture in US Midwest, Africa, South America…

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Feb 2, 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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Keeping Carbon Stored: The Palm Oil Ebola Connection, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Logging is widespread in Peninsula Malaysia, and in Malaysian Sarawak on Borneo Island. OO High Deforestation Rates In Malaysian States Hit By Flooding OO Sarawak Malaysia May Stop … Continue reading

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OO Scientists Predict El Nino Will Harm Major Crops Worldwide – in a new study; an El Nino is forming this year. OO The effects of an El Nino cycle on maize (corn) and wheat crops worldwide, according to Iizumi et al, 2014. … Continue reading

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