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Environment

How Weeds Could Help Feed Billions in a Warming World
Environment  (tags: agriculture, global warming, climate change, resistent crops, world, pollution, radia-active, globalwarming, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 53 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Scientists in the U.S. and elsewhere are conducting intensive experiments to cross hardy weeds with food crops such as rice and wheat. Their goal is to make these staples more resilient as higher temperatures, drought, and elevated CO2 levels pose new thr
Tracking Global Warming Since The First Earth Day
Environment  (tags: Earth Day, global warming, climate change, research, science, weather, environment )

Carrie
- 98 days ago - climatecentral.org
It's been 44 years since the first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, and since that time, average temperatures have been rising across the U.S. This Climate Central interactive graphic shows a state-by-state analysis of those temperature trends.
Please Sign: Tell CA Governor to Ban Fracking in the Face of Worst Drought in 50 Years
Environment  (tags: California drought, fracking, hydraulic fracturing, Jerry Brown, EPA, methane, global warming, pollution, water shortage, water contamination, wildfires )

Susan
- 186 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
California is suffering a severe drought that's forcing citizens to cut their water use. So why would the state allow hydraulic fracturing that consumes & contaminates massive amounts of water? Over 200,000 Californians are calling for a ban on fracking!
The 11th Hour
Environment  (tags: 11th hour, Nadia Connors, Leila Conners Peterson, Leonardo DiCaprio, ecological, climate change, global warming, documentary, Earth, protect )

Dandelion
- 252 days ago - vimeo.com
Documentary explores the perilous state of our planet, and the means by which we can change our course. Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio contributors are well versed for the importance of a universal ecological consciousness. There is no other Earth for us.
Greenland's Ice Sheets Disappearing Faster Than Predicted.
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, dirty energy, fossil fuels, emissions, carbon dioxide, environment, pollution, wild fires, soot, Greenland, glaciers, thawing, Jason Box )

Brian
- 363 days ago - rollingstone.com
One more sign that the climate change catastrophe is not some future event; it's already here and taking us into uncharted territory.
What Global Warming Means for Air Conditioning
Environment  (tags: global warming, utilities bills, climate-change, environment, ecosystems, energy, weather )

Cal
- 377 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
If consumers think the heat this summer has been boosting energy bills, just wait: Electricity costs could be dramatically higher in the next few decades as a result of climate change, according to weather experts.
Global Food Supply Under Threat as Water Wells Dry Up, Analyst Warns
Environment  (tags: global warming, climate, health conditions, water, weather, environment, climatechange, humans, animals )

Carrie
- 388 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Wells are drying up and underwater tables falling so fast in the Middle East and parts of India, China and the US that food supplies are seriously threatened, one of the world's leading resource analysts has warned.
You, Terrorist --- William Rivers Pitt
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, global warming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, politics, pollution, water, weather, wildlife )

Kit
- 403 days ago - truth-out.org
The Keystone XL pipeline is not a disaster waiting to happen. It is a whole pile of disasters waiting to happen.
Ganges, Nile and Amazon Seen Suffering More Floods From Warming
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, dirty energy, fossil fuels, emissions, flooding, Ganges, river, India, Amazon, South America )

Brian
- 415 days ago - trust.org
As man-made climate change accelerates, flooding will become more common in many regions around the earth.
Protecting the Ocean
Environment  (tags: National Geographic, Protecting the Ocean, overfishing, global warming, pollution, solutions )

Dandelion
- 416 days ago - ocean.nationalgeographic.com
The oceans are facing threats from many sides. Learn about the issues--pollution, overfishing, and global warming chief among them--and the possible solutions for protecting the ocean. National Geographic article well written with lots of photos.
ACTIVISM: Muskrat Falls Inuit Arrested Battling Churchill River Hydroelectric Project in Labrador
Environment  (tags: activists, activism, 2013, predictions, environemnt, preservation, climate change, global warming, NATIVE RIGHTS, nature )

Cal
- 471 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
A 74-year old Inuit elder has ended a hunger strike and been released from jail after being arrested along with seven others protesting the controversial Muskrat Falls hydroelectric dam on the Churchill River in Labrador.
Davos Activists Occupy Shell Station to Protest Arctic Drilling, Warn of Environmental Danger
Environment  (tags: activists, activism, 2013, predictions, environemnt, preservation, climate change, Arctic oil drilling, global warming, nature )

Cal
- 550 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Activists with a big fake polar bear have occupied a Shell service station in the Swiss resort of Davos to protest Royal Dutch Shell PLC's oil drilling in the Arctic.
Protesters Glue Themselves Together at Westborough Office of Company Building Keystone Pipeline
Environment  (tags: activists, activism, 2013, predictions, environemnt, preservation, climate change, global warming, nature )

Cal
- 568 days ago - boston.com
Eight protesters were arrested at the TransCanada corporate offices here Monday afternoon after they SuperGlued their hands and chained their waists and ankles together to protest the company's Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Rebecca Solnit: 2013 Will Be Year Zero In Our Climate Battle
Environment  (tags: activists, activism, 2013, predictions, environemnt, preservation, climate change, global warming, natureecosystems, wildlife )

Cal
- 573 days ago - motherjones.com
Think of 2013 as the Year Zero in the battle over climate change, one in which we are going to have to win big, or lose bigger
 

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