Tag Archives: South America

The American Zika Virus Threat: What You Need to Know

Microcephalic Babies Are Tied to Zika viral infections during their first 3 months of fetal development. Source bn.thetodaypost.com Zika virus (Zv) infects people via daytime mosquitoes carrying it, and rarely via sex with infected partners. Mosquitoes can bite infected people … Continue reading

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Climate Change Tops List of Destroyers of Civilization, Lyme Disease, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Feb 22, 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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Swapping Clothes, Saving Forests, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Credit jarO at Flickr OO Tropical Forests Play Huge Role in Inhaling Greenhouse Emissions – and may be more effective as CO2 levels in the air increase, says … Continue reading

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Cracking Down on Deforestation, An Amazing Parrot, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Mongabay.com OO Indonesia Cracks Down On Deforestation In Symbolic U-Turn OO Indonesia To Audit Licenses Of Palm Oil Companies That Clear Carbon Rich Peatlands the cheapest way to … Continue reading

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Underground Deforestation, Deforestation Spreads Disease, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon OO Peru Has Massive Opportunity To Avoid Emissions From Deforestation A once rare malaria is on the rise in Malaysia as carrier monkeys, fleeing deforestation, encounter people. Rhett … 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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Norway Prevents South American Deforestation to Cut Climate Change

Norway is sinking hundreds of millions of dollars into cutting carbon emissions in Guyana, so as to  prevent deforestation there and thus help stall climate change, reports Ariel Schwartz at Fast Company. It recognizes that climate change is a global … Continue reading

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