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Climate of Denial | Rolling Stone Politics
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, environment, globalwarming, science, world )

- 2496 days ago -
"The first time I remember hearing the question "is it real?" was when I went as a young boy to see a traveling show put on by "professional wrestlers" one summer evening in the gym of the Forks River Elementary School in Elmwood, Tennessee."
Coal Industry's Orwellian Rebranding of Mountaintop Removal | Rob Perks's Blog | Switchboard, From NRDC
Environment  (tags: appalachia, kentucky, mountain top mining, mountain top removal, MTR, reclamation, tennessee, west virginia )

- 2699 days ago -
The coal industry reportedly has a cynical plan to re-brand mountaintop removal to make it seem more palatable to the public. Blowing up an Appalachian ridge and leaving behind a lifeless leveled landscape would be called "mountaintop development".
Toxic Strawberry Fumigant in California Will Endanger Health
Environment  (tags: california, cancer, farm worker, fumigant, methyl-bromide, methyl-iodide, neurotoxin, pesticide, reproductive toxin, strawberries )

- 2699 days ago -
Methyl iodide is a gas that will be injected into the soil to kill all living things. As a gas, it's not likely to stay in the soil despite tarps intended to keep it down. DPR estimates significant quantities will escape to be inhaled by workers and othe
Tehran Air Pollution Keeps Iran's Capital Shut Down Amid 'Unbreathable' Smog
Environment  (tags: : Air Pollution Tehran, Air Quality Tehran, Iran, Iran Air Pollution, Iran Air Quality, Iran Smog, Iran Smog Holiday, Slidepollajax, Tehran Air Pollution, Tehran Air Quality, Tehran Smog, Tehran Smog Holiday, Green News )

- 2698 days ago -
For the third workday in two weeks, Tehran was effectively shut down Thursday because of "unhealthy" pollution levels. Government offices, schools, banks, factories and many other sites were ordered closed to try keep the eye-stinging cloud from growing
Exclusive: Submarine Dive Finds Oil, Dead Sea Life at Bottom of Gulf of Mexico Near BP Spill Site
Environment  (tags: submarine dive, Samantha Joye, gulf oil spill, BP, Gulf of Mexico floor, oil/dead zone )

- 2695 days ago -
"It looks like everything's dead," University of Georgia professor Samantha Joye said. The devastation, she said, could last "years or decades."
Clever Ugandans Turn Kampala's Trash Into Fuel
Environment  (tags: climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitat, healthconditions, humans, nature, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 2697 days ago -
"We use all types of waste from plants, plastic bottles, shoe soles and all different types of organic waste," Kyagulanyi says. "We use all that waste to make fuel that runs gas engines," adds Sendikwanawa, who is known as "engineer" in Ndegye Township->
Catalysts May Be Able to Turn Greenhouse Gases Into Liquid Fuels
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, research, science, Sustainabililty )

- 2695 days ago -
It sounds a bit like spinning straw into gold, but novel metal catalysts may be able to turn greenhouse gases like methane and carbon dioxide into liquid fuels without producing more carbon waste in the process.
Louisiana Has More Oiled Shoreline Now Than in July -- "Baby Crabs and Shrimp Covered By Oil on the Surface" - PHOTOS
Environment  (tags: BP oil spill, Gulf disaster, shrimp, fish, crabs, grasslands, crude, oil slicks, transocean, halliburton )

Care For
- 2700 days ago -
The oil is not gone. Photos and first-hand accounts from Barataria Bay recently show the opposite - oil still reaching high into the marshy grasslands, baby crabs and shrimp covered by crude slicks on the surface- PHOTOS
UN Climate Change Talks Open in Cancun With Call for Concrete Outcome
Environment  (tags: United Nations Environment Program, conservation, climate-change, environment, research, science, world, humans, habitat )

Sally Ann
- 2700 days ago -
The UNFCCC is an international treaty which considers what can be done to reduce global warming and to cope with whatever temperature increases are inevitable. Some countries have approved an addition to the treaty, the Kyoto Protocol
Fishing Banned in Stretch of Gulf
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, habitat, BP Oil Spill, oceans )

- 2701 days ago -
Citing an "abundance of caution," federal officials shut down more than 4,000 square miles of the Gulf of Mexico to deepwater shrimping last week after a commercial shrimper hauled in a catch of royal red shrimp and found numerous tar balls in his net.
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