On September 23, a Climate Summit called by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will bring together the world's leaders to spur action to address climate change and build momentum toward reaching a new global agreement in Paris late next year.
On Sep 9 2014 Edwin Chota along with three Asheninka natives were reported dead murdered by Illegal Loggers. All this while the natives were in the middle of a legal battle regarding rights to the lands that are habited by the Amazon rainforest.
Canada has one of the world's largest supplies of fresh water. But instead of preserving this resource for future generations, Stephen Harper's Conservatives have stripped protection from most of Canada's waterways.
While the EPA is tirelessly working to finally put national limits on carbon pollution from America's power plants, the House of Representatives is voting on 13 bills assaulting the environment and public health.
Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Her books include: The Green Belt Movement; Unbowed: A Memoir; The Challenge for Africa; and Replenishing the Earth.
My 6th environmentalist posting.
This Legendary Accounting Firm Just Ran the Numbers on Climate Change. With every year that passes, we're getting further away from averting a human-caused climate disaster, per the Low Carbon Economy Index report just released by this accounting giant.
The Arctic is home to a variety of animals that have evolved and adapted to the region's harsh, frigid climate. These animals include humpback whales, caribou, narwhals, walruses, and of course, polar bears.
Nearly 200,000 square kilometers of tropical forest (the equivalent of five football fields)is being lost every minute due to illegal deforestation.Sign the petition to urge Robert Hoff, Minister-Counselor of Foreign Agricultural Affairs, to stop this now
A prohibition on toxic orange clouds is a promise for our health, safety, and welfare. Please, take the simple and effective step of ensuring that poisonous blasting emissions are kept in check at coal mines throughout the nation.
"A 2010 study led by Nadine Unger of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York City offers a better way to understand what's changing the Earth's climate by comparing and weighing in the climate impacts by different...."
"HOW CAN we organize ourselves to carry out a social and ecological revolution on a planetary scale? As we approach the midpoint of the second decade of the 21st century, knowing the urgency of our project, its all-encompassing nature, the legacy..."
OSLO (Reuters) - Tiny marine algae can evolve fast enough to cope with climate change in a sign that some ocean life may be more resilient than thought to rising temperatures and acidification, a study showed.
"On Sunday, September 21st, a huge crowd will march through the middle of Manhattan. It will almost certainly be the largest rally about climate change in human history, and one of the largest political protests in many years in New York."
According to a white paper by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE), actions that have already been taken, are planned, or that are now underway, could have a net present value, through 2040, of $2.6 trillion.
This Changes Everything is a literary enactment of the old adage that every crisis is an opportunity in disguise.The opportunity is to remake that economic system, which, even before it went berserk on Earth's climate, wasn't really meeting human needs.