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Artificial Light Drowns Out Milky Way for Third of World's Population
Offbeat  (tags: pollution, milky way, light pollution, artificial light )

Naoko
- 42 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
More than one-third of the worldâEUR(TM)s population can no longer see the Milky Way because of man-made lights.
Six Graphics That Explain Climate Change
Offbeat  (tags: globalwarming, climate-change, environment, politics, CO2emissions, pollution, nature, oceans, wildlife )

Ray
- 236 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Find out how and why the EarthâEUR(TM)s climate is changing as Paris prepares to host a summit to discuss global warming.
Global Warming Increases 'Food Shocks' Threat
Offbeat  (tags: Food, threat, Global warming, CO2emissions, climatechange, nature, water, politics, pollution, wildlife, weather, science, forests )

Ray
- 343 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Climate change is increasing the risk of severe 'food shocks' where crops fail and prices of staples rise rapidly around the world.
Climate Change: Australia Sets New Emissions Target
Offbeat  (tags: greenhouse gas, globalwarming, climate-change, CO2emissions, ecosystems, environment, pollution )

Ray
- 346 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Australia plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions by between 26% and 28% below 2005 levels by 2030, PM Tony Abbott has said.
Warming 'Worst Case' Must Be Considered Say Experts
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, destruction, animals, globalwarming, endangered, CO2emissions, nature, healthconditions, conservation, pollution, wildlife, environment, trees, weather, water, oceans )

Ray
- 374 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Climate change may lead to crop failures and food shortages later this century,Climate change risks should be assessed in the same way as threats to national security or public health according to a new report.
Heatwave UK: Hottest Day in a Decade - as It Happened
Offbeat  (tags: weather, heatwave, health warning, Environment, pollution, animals, travel, UK )

Ray
- 385 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
UK weather reaches extreme levels today sparking several health warnings. But how long will the heatwave last?
China Ready to Set Out Climate Pledges, Says Li
Offbeat  (tags: CO2emissions, climate-change, globalwarming, pollution, environment, China )

Ray
- 388 days ago - bbc.co.uk
China is set to reveal how much it intends to cut its carbon emissions by beyond 2020, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has said.
Climate Change Plans Require Urgent Action, Government Warned
Offbeat  (tags: globalwarming, climate-change, environment, destruction, pollution, conservation, animals, endangered, Sustainabililty, water, trees )

Ray
- 389 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The UK must take urgent action to prepare for the impact of climate change, the government has been warned.
Israeli Pollution App Entrepreneurs to Be Feted at White House
Offbeat  (tags: pollution, Israel, app, Obama, President, US, environment, government, health, interesting, news, society, technology, unusual, world )

Penny
- 437 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Israeli entrepreneurs Ron Korber and Ziv Lautman are to be honored at the White House Monday, when they will be enrolled in the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) program, an exclusive club with fewer than 100 members consist
Bomb TrainâEUR(TM) Derails in North Dakota, Explosion Forces Village Evacuation
Offbeat  (tags: crude oil, Bomb train, derails, village evacuation, pollution )

Ray
- 442 days ago - rt.com
A train carrying crude oil through Wells County, North Dakota has derailed. At least six rail cars have caught fire, sending thick, black plumes of smoke billowing into the sky. The village of Heimdal and nearby farms have been evacuated.
The Shoe That Grows Inspires Donations That Shock Its Inventor
Offbeat  (tags: climate, environment, healthconditions, GoodNews, government, green, habitat, humans, protection, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, weather, world, abuse, activists, children, culture, education, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, GoodNews, government )

Wendy
- 456 days ago - msn.com
Kenton Lee is the brain behind the innovative new shoe. He was working at a home for 140 HIV/AIDS orphans at a children's home in Nairobi when he saw that none of the children had shoes that fit. .THERE ARE -300 million children who do not have shoes.!
Saturday, March 28 at 8:30 to 9:30 PM Local Time Pledge to Turn Off Your Lights for 1 Hour
Offbeat  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, energy, forests, globalwarming, GoodNews, green, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, radia-active, water, weathe )

Wendy
- 483 days ago - earthhour.org
Earth Hour Join hundreds of millions of people around the world and turn off your lights for one hour to show your commitment to climate change action now. It's time we speak up and demand a better future for our planet switch off your lights for 1hr
The Queen Guitarist Is Angry at Corruption in Politics - and Thinks He's Come Up With a Way to Fix It
Offbeat  (tags: animals, climate-change, endangered, energy, forests, government, green, habitat, politics, oceans, pollution, protection, nature, wildlife, trees, water, Sustainabililty, activists, americans, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, environmen )

Wendy
- 486 days ago - mirror.co.uk
Brian May on Ukip, Russell Brand and how he went from Tory to left-of-centre activist, with the General Elections coming up 6th May in the UK this is a great read, I am sure , everyone will like this, unless they are knuckle dragging racists in hoods.
Turning Waste Into Building Blocks of the Future City
Offbeat  (tags: Science, Environment, Technology, Architecture, Building Tomorrow, Pollution, Sustainability )

Ray
- 592 days ago - bbc.com
Modern cities create vast quantities of waste. But rather than causing a crisis, could these overflowing landfills help create urban landscapes of the future? In the third of Building Tomorrow's expert viewpoints,
Air Pollution 'Causing Deadly Public Health Crisis'
Offbeat  (tags: pollution, CO2emissions, environment, public health crisis' )

Ray
- 592 days ago - bbc.co.uk
New schools, care homes and hospitals should be built far away from major roads because of the dangers of air pollution, a report by MPs says.
 

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