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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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Climate Change: Rainforests, the Beer Connection, and More!

WHAT WORKS Speaking Out: Rhett Butler at Mongabay OO Scientists Warn Of Global Warming Threat To Temperate Rainforests and call to reduce emissions before it’s too late. OO Scientists Warn G20: $60 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Reinforces “A Dangerous Vision” – infinite … 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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Climate Change: Making Megadroughts, Refugees, Canning Coffee, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS extreme weather, California dryin’, Google Weather around the world month year to get latest update from Jon Plotkin; ck the summary. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Mar 8, 2015 How … Continue reading

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What Doesn’t Work: Food Waste, Manipulation, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK The aerial face of fracking on Earth. Source: safewatermovement org Fossil Fuel Follies OO Fossil Fuel Industry Manipulates Science says a new analysis by a watchdog group of over 130 documents distributed to policymakers by industry representatives. … Continue reading

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Climate Change Hampering Food Production, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Mar 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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Keeping Carbon Stored: the Coffee Connection, Unlawful Deforestation, More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Deforestation in Indonesia. Credit Rhett Butler at Mongabay.com OO Indonesia: Half Of Deforestation Occurs Outside Legal Areas – good conservation need good government enforcement to stop the ongoing … Continue reading

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The US Hot Streak, Messing with Mother Nature, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 18, 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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