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Environment

A New Frontier for Fracking: Drilling Near the Arctic Circle
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, fracking intheArctic, indigenous rights, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, weather, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - e360.yale.edu
Hydraulic fracturing is about to move into the Canadian Arctic, with companies exploring the region's rich shale oil deposits. But many indigenous people and conservationists have serious concerns ...
Northern Canada Is On Fire, And It's Making Global Warming Worse
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, climate-change, wildfires, northern Canada, world, weather, nature, politics, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 32 days ago - motherjones.com
Wildfires have burned six times as many acres as normal this year in the Northwest Territories.
The Great Barrier Reef Will Be Ravaged By El NiñO
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, weather, Great Barrier Reef, El nino, world, research, oceans, climate-change, climate )

Cal
- 42 days ago - motherjones.com
The Great Barrier Reef is set to be ravaged by the expected El Niño weather phenomenon and scientists warn that similar warming events have significantly impacted upon the reef's coral.
Monsanto - Next Generation of GM Crops
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, Monsanto Roundup, Pesticides, Herbicides, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, research, science, trees, weather, world )

Betsy
- 56 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
The first of a new generation of genetically modified crops is poised to win government approval in the United States, igniting a controversy that may continue for years, foreshadowing the future of genetically modified crops. More toxic and damaging!
Climate Change Induced Heat Wave Sparks Riots in India
Environment  (tags: climate-change, Heat Wave, Rioting, India, Global Problem, Fossil Fuels, Pollution, Weather, Water, World, globalwarming, healthconditions, habitat, humans )

Betsy
- 66 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Under relentless heat, India is reaching the breaking point. As the country tries to keep cool, the power grid is failing. Rioting protesters in the north of the country set fire to electricity substations last weekend and held power workers hostage.
How a Billionaire Is Using Oil Profits to Help Climate Change Victims
Environment  (tags: activism, climate change, weather, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, CO2emissions, climatechange, healthconditions, GoodNews )

Cal
- 68 days ago - takepart.com
When billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer was a hedge fund manager, he made hundreds of millions of dollars from investments in fossil fuel companies that contribute to climate change. Now he's taking some of those profits to help victims of clim
Hundred-Year Balkan Floods: A Report From the Ground
Environment  (tags: Balkan floods, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, nature, weather )

Cal
- 78 days ago - theecologist.org
Apocalyptic floods have hit the Balkans, causing many deaths and billions of dollars of damage.
The Impact Of Climate Change On The Midwest: More Heat, More Droughts, More Floods, Fewer Crops
Environment  (tags: climate-change, heat, floods, drought, Midwest, crops, environment, weather, research )

Carrie
- 104 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"Climate change is really the single largest issue that we're dealing with not only as a country but particularly here in Michigan," Nic Clark, Michigan Director of Clean Water Action, told ThinkProgress.
10 New Charts That Will Make You Want To Stop Global Warming
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililt )

Kit
- 104 days ago - ourfuture.org
Today the Obama administration released its comprehensive National Climate Assessment in both digital and PDF form. It's packed with hard data on how much global warming we've already suffered, how it has hurt us and how much worse it could get.
Tracking Global Warming Since The First Earth Day
Environment  (tags: Earth Day, global warming, climate change, research, science, weather, environment )

Carrie
- 119 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.
NZ Unprepared for Climate Changes
Environment  (tags: climate-change, water, weather, world, wildlife, humans, politics, nature, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 133 days ago - stuff.co.nz
Rising tempetatures are putting New Zealand's agricultural industry and coastal communities at increasing risk, according to a new UN draft report that warns resulting problems will continue to grow.
Extreme Drought Causes Environmental Crisis in Colombia
Environment  (tags: climate-change, world, weather, drought, Colombia, animals, ecosystems, destruction, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 134 days ago - ecowatch.com
A devastating drought has created an environmental crisis, threatening public health and killing more than 20,000 fish and animals in the Paz de Ariporo municipality of Casanare, Colombia.
Report: Climate Change May Trigger 'Abrupt' Worldwide Consequences
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty, trees, wat )

Kit
- 152 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Scientists warn of 'massive,' irreversible changes with devastating impacts unless world takes immediate action
While America Spars Over Keystone XL, A Vast Network Of Pipelines Is Quietly Being Approved
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, politics, pollution, science, Sustainabililty, trees, water, weather )

Kit
- 152 days ago - thinkprogress.org
After countless marches, arrests, Congressional votes, and editorials, the five-and-a-half year battle over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline is nearing its end. If a recent ruling in Nebraska doesn't delay the decision further, [....]
DAVID SUZUKI: Geoengineering Is Not the Answer to Climate Change
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, endangered, geoengineering, weather, climate, climate-change, pollution, protection, habitat, globalwarming )

Cal
- 153 days ago - ecowatch.com
Because nature doesn't always behave the same in a lab, test tube or computer program as it does in the real world, scientists and engineers have come up with ideas that didn't turn out as expected.
 

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