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A Global Plan for Road Expansion That Doesn't Cost the Earth
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, impact of rads on ecosystems, weather, wildlife, world, animals, green )

Cal
- 4 days ago - theecologist.org
A new atlas was created that shows where the 'goods' of roads outweigh the 'bads', so that developing countries can harness the prosperity new roads can bring, without the destruction
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
- 5 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.
5 Ways Climate Change Is Ruining Your Breakfast
Environment  (tags: climate-change, food costs, weather, humans, healthconditions, protection, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 9 days ago - motherjones.com
Welcome to the worst breakfast-related crisis since Lord of the Rings: There might be an impending Nutella shortage. And there's a good chance the culprit is climate change.
Jet Stream Changes Driving Extreme Weather Linked Again To Global Warming, Arctic Ice Loss
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, weather )

Kit
- 9 days ago - thinkprogress.org
California is suffering through its worst drought on record, while the East Coast sees off-the-charts flooding. Both types of extremes are worsened by global warming as scientists have explained for decades.
Invasive Species Worsen Damage From Hawaii's Storms
Environment  (tags: fauna, invasive species, ecosystems, destruction, environment, weather )

Cal
- 10 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Damage from Hurricane Iselle, which recently battered Hawaii's Big Island, was exacerbated by invasion of non-native tree species
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
- 14 days 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
- 45 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
- 55 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
- 70 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
- 79 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
- 82 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
- 92 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
- 118 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
- 118 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
- 133 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.
 

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