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Drowned Tropical Forests Add to Climate Change
Environment  (tags: dams, hydroelectric energy, habitatdestruction, greenhouse gases, methane, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, habitat, humans, protection, water, world )

Cal
- 76 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
New scientific data supports the belief that methane emissions from big hydroelectric dams in the tropics outweigh the benefits that this form of renewable energy provides.
Bad News for Obama: Fracking May Be Worse Than Burning Coal
Environment  (tags: fracking, methane, coal, study, environment, pollution )

Cal
- 79 days ago - motherjones.com
New science shows that thanks to methane leaks, gas won't work as a "bridge fuel."
Many, Many Methane Bubbles Rising in the North Atlantic
Environment  (tags: climate-change, globalwarming, Methane, North Atlantic, Shocker, conservation, ecosystems, environment, humans, oceans, science, water, weather, world )

Betsy
- 91 days ago - alternet.org
Climate Change Shocker: Streams of methane bubbles are percolating along the Atlantic coast between North Carolina's Outer Banks and Massachusetts' Cape Cod.
Scientists May Have Cracked The Giant Siberian Crater Mystery -- The News Isn't Good
Environment  (tags: Yamal peninsula, Siberia, Giant Crater, permafrost, methane, Russia )

Dandelion
- 100 days ago - nature.com
A mystery crater spotted in the frozen Yamal peninsula in Siberia last month was probably caused by methane released as permafrost thawed, researchers in Russia say.
Gassy Cows Are Warming The Planet, And They're Here To Stay
Environment  (tags: methane, bovine contributions, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, humans, nature, world, animals )

Cal
- 228 days ago - npr.org
Sorry to ruin your appetite, but it's time to talk about cow farts.
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
- 306 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!
NOAA Annual Greenhouse Gas Index - Updated 2011
Environment  (tags: environment, CO2-emissions, greenhouse-gases, carbon-dioxide, methane, cfc, climate-change, global-warming, noaa, world, interesting, news, report, index, science, tech, technology, humans, study, forests, nature, pollution, research )

PinkMindy
- 1111 days ago - esrl.noaa.gov
CO2 emissions still dominate the total radiative forcing of climate change, leading methane CH4, nitrous oxide NO2 and combined CFC release into Earth's upper atmosphere. Including an alarming report of an incredible 29% increase since 1990. See graphs...
Cows Holding Breath Over New Methane Model
Environment  (tags: Cows, Methane, Breathing, Climate Change, Natural Gas )

Nancy
- 1392 days ago - news.discovery.com
If climate change were a poker game, the natural gas methane would be a joker in the deck. Compared to the amount of carbon dioxide around, it looks like a minor player, yet methane is 20 times more powerful as a greenhouse gas,
Methane in Gulf "Astonishingly High"
Environment  (tags: pollution, methane, environment, destruction, Gulf oil spill disaster, nature, ecosystems, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 1617 days ago - enn.com
As much as 1 million times the normal level of methane gas has been found in some regions near the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, enough to potentially deplete oxygen and create a dead zone, U.S. scientists said
Climate Chief Lord Stern: Give Up Meat to Save the Planet
Environment  (tags: environment, cows, pigs, methane, meat, CO2emissions, climatechange, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, conservation, climate, pollution, wildlife, world, oceans, destruction, water, animals, science, research )

Tom
- 1851 days ago - timesonline.co.uk
"Meat is a wasteful use of water and creates a lot of greenhouse gases. It puts enormous pressure on the world's resources. A vegetarian diet is better." Direct emissions of methane from cows and pigs is a significant source of greenhouse gases.
We Need Food and Farming Regulation NOW!
Environment  (tags: industrial, agriculture, animals, fda, factory, farming, birds, environment, ecosystems, habitat, destruction, nature, humans, pollution, oceans, methane, CO2, water, wells, fertilizer, poison, cancer, pesticides )

Tom
- 2017 days ago - opednews.com
Taxpayers want government to enforce regulations and create rules to limit excess and greed in banking, insurance, housing, and on Wall Street. Let's not forget to regulate industrial agriculture. It is one of our most polluting and dangerous industries.
Sign Petition: Tell The EPA That Animal Agriculture Produces More Greenouse Gases Than Automobiles
Environment  (tags: climate, change, global, warming, environment, ecosystems, CO2emissions, habitat, protection, pollution, humans, wildlife, nature, livestock, factory, farming, food, methane, cattle, pigs, sheep, EPA, agriculture, health )

Tom
- 2021 days ago - secure2.convio.net
The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to issue its findings on climate change. Focusing on the role automobiles play in producing greenhouse gases, the agency, however, ignores the fact that animal agriculture is one of the biggest culprits!
Take Action: The Senate Failed Us. Now Climate Change Progress Is Up to Obama
Environment  (tags: climate, CO2, greenhouse, gases, global, warming, GHGs, methane, NOx, environment, energy, conservation, politics, oceans, nature, protection, pollution, science, world, wildlife, weather, habitat )

Chris
- 2062 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In a little noticed vote last week, Senators acting on behalf of the coal, utility, and auto industries have dealt a serious blow to serious progress on climate change. It's time for President Obama to use his executive power through the EPA.
Wool or Cotton? Which Fabric Is Best for the Earth?
Environment  (tags: wool, cotton, environment, sheep, methane, greenhousegases, globalwarming )

Cher
- 2493 days ago - slate.com
With the February chill about to hit, I'm in the market for a cozy new sweater. Ordinarily I'd opt for wool, but I wonder whether all those methane-belching sheep are killing the planet. Cotton seems like a sensible alternative, but I'm sure it's not with
Take Action: Protect Critical Elk Habitat From Methane Drilling
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, animals, habitat, humans, HabitatDestruction, wildlife, methane, drilling, coal beds, Wyoming )

Thunderr
- 2574 days ago - action.wilderness.org
Pressure to drill 1400 coal bed methane wells is threatening critical wildlife habitat in Wyoming's fragile Fortification Creek Area.The proposed development would result in the death or displacement of 80% of the area's isolated desert Elk herd.Help us >
 

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