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  • Reducing Tropical Deforestation is Key to Curbing Climate Change

    Aug 25, 2015, 6:00 am By Guest
    By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams New studies show how easy it could be to curb one driving force of climate change, and the devastating consequences if we don’t Without drastic efforts to reduce deforestation, rising greenhouse gases, and unsustainable global…
  • July 2015 Was the Warmest Month Ever Recorded on Earth

    Aug 21, 2015, 2:10 pm By Guest
    NOAA Global oceans record warm for July; January-July 2015 also record warm Global highlights: July 2015 The July average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces was 1.46°F (0.81°C) above the 20th century average. As July is climatologically the…
  • Senators Look to Tighten the Endangered Species Act to Stop Exploitation of African Lions

    Aug 21, 2015, 6:03 am By Guest
    By Ashley Curtin Nation of Change With the intent to protect countless imperiled animals from further exploitation, senators have responded to the tragic killing of Cecil the Lion last month by extending protection to such species under the Endangered Species…
  • New Ethics and Values Required

    Aug 18, 2015, 1:55 pm By Guest
    The Pope, Climate Change and the Cultural Dimensions of the Anthropocene Andrew J Hoffman, University of Michigan The ink is still drying on the Pope’s Encyclical Letter “Laudato Si’” or “On Care for Our Common Home,” and scholars, critics and ……
  • Renewables Send EU Emissions Tumbling

    Aug 12, 2015, 10:26 am By Guest
    Many countries that promised to cut GHG emissions under the 1997 Kyoto Protocol are now exceeding their targets, bringing new hope for success at the Paris climate talks. By Paul Brown Climate News Network LONDON, 12 August, 2015 – Europe’s … Continue…
  • Scotland Pushes GMO Ban

    Aug 10, 2015, 8:03 pm By Guest
    By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams But government will permit genetic modification for scientific research Scottish government officials announced Sunday they will impose a ban on the domestic cultivation of genetically modified (GM or GMO) crops, attracting praise…
  • 70 Years Since Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Aug 6, 2015, 1:34 pm By Guest
    Courtesy of The University of British Columbia The Week The Bombs Fell Seventy years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki were devastated by atomic bombs, the nightmarish scale of destruction and radiation left behind continue to haunt us. August 6 marks seven ……
  • President Obama on America’s Clean Power Plan and Climate Change

    Aug 3, 2015, 5:34 pm By Guest
    Unedited Video of Today’s Speech: Gina McCarthy @ 3:55 / President Obama @ 7:52 For More Information: Climate Change and President Obama’s Plan The White House Blog: The Clean Power Plan: Myths and Facts
  • Construction Begins on U.S. First Offshore Wind Farm

    Fri 1:51pm By Guest
    U.S. Department of the Interior As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop clean energy sources and cut carbon pollution, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director…
  • Is the Climate Crisis Creating a Global Consciousness Shift?

    Jul 20, 2015, 12:48 am By Guest
    By David Suzuki When an assassin killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in 1914, no one called it the start of the First World War. That happened years later, after the implications, consequences and scale of the response could be … Continue reading →
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