Articles tagged ‘Climate Change’.

Infinito Gold to sue Costa Rica for protecting its forests
Infinito Gold, a Canadian mining company, just slapped Costa Rica with a $1 billion lawsuit because the nation decided to protect its rainforests rat...
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Elephant Crisis
In 2011, more African elephants were killed than any other year in history. The figures for 2012 and 2013 are not yet known, but are likely to be even...
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Kindling Trust and Feeding (the world) Manchester
Tonight, Monday, 25 November, social entrepreneur, sustainability champion and co-founder of the Kindling Trust, Chris Walsh, will be speaking about h...
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Why energy-saving homes often use more energy
By André Stephan, Université Libre de Bruxelles and Robert Crawford, University of Melbourne Energy efficient houses are often thought to be a promi...
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Tell Lend Lease to get out of the Reef!
Lend Lease, the global building and construction company that regularly touts its sustainability credentials, wants to build a massive coal port on th...
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Renewable energy is scary
On 3 October, a very sunny and windy day in Germany, the country hit a record peak of 59.1% renewable power generation. The power grid was able to saf...
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Humans evolved with infrasound: is there any truth to health concerns about it?
by Mike Barnard  Wind farms are fielding complaints about health impacts, almost entirely in the English-speaking world. There are literally over 20...
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Naomi Klein: How Science is Telling Us All To Revolt
Is our relentless quest for economic growth killing the planet? Climate scientists have seen the data – and they are coming to some incendiary concl...
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Obedience, consumer culture, and climate change
Yosef Brody Yosef Brody (President-Elect, Psychologists for Social Responsibility) has been thinking a lot about obedience and disobedience in contemp...
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“By 2020 we are going to see a frequency (of bushfires) like we’ve not seen before.” – United Firefighters Union of Australia
Share this image on Facebook by clicking here or on the image. The Greens Member of Parliament, Adam Bandt, has made headlines by suggesting that c...
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Wind turbine syndrome: farm hosts tell very different story
By Simon Chapman Professor of Public Health at University of Sydney People who host wind turbines on their properties and derive rental income from wi...
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Climate breakdown
How governments bemoan the problem but keep stoking the fires. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 28th September 2013 Already, a thousand bl...
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Good news for the forest
Forrest is a small, former logging town in the Otways, and is reinventing itself as an environmental success story. The Otways are an expanse of cool ...
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Gorge on climate change denial, just make sure you know it’s poison
As the IPCC readies their report on global warming, the deniers are out in force By Memphis Barker I had what some practised dieters call a ‘cheat d...
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Coral alert: destruction of reefs ‘accelerating’ with half destroyed over past 30 years
The rapid decline of the world’s coral reefs appears to be accelerating, threatening to destroy huge swathes of marine life unless dramatic acti...
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The Crisis at Fukushima 4 Demands a Global Take-Over
By Harvey Wasserman September 20, 2013 “Information Clearing House – We are now within two months of what may be humankind’s most danger...
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Parliament of fools
The US disease has arrived in Britain: representatives waging an all-out war against science. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 17 Septembe...
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Resource Testeria
Promoting extractive industries is seen by politicians as a proper, manly pursuit, even if it makes no sense.  By George Monbiot, published in the Gu...
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Abbottalypse Now
By George Monbiot  Tony Abbott intends to trash Australia on behalf of the super-rich. published in the Guardian 5 September 2013 His views have chan...
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Climate at five minutes to midnight: IPCC head
By AFP September 03, 2013 “Information Clearing House – AFP – Humanity has pushed the world’s climate system to the brink, lea...
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On the eve of destruction?
If you were to zoom out and take a comparative look back at our planet during the 1950s from some sort of cosmic time-travelling orbiter cube, you wou...
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Labor’s cowardice and cruelty
Labor’s cowardice and refusal to raise money from those who can afford it has led to cutting a billion dollars from the world’s poorest to spend o...
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Two more arrested over fracking in UK
Balcombe fracking protest
Drilling began at 11.15am at the West Sussex site as demonstrations entered their ninth day. Energy company Cuadrilla has begun exploratory drilling i...
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Lifehouse Design wins at BDAV
Lifehouse design award
Campbells Creek residence wins for local designers Lifehouse Design. They won two state design awards on Saturday night at the Building Designers Asso...
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Saudi Arabia to invest $109 billion(!) to get 1/3 of its energy from renewables by 2032
Treehugger The energy they use, not what they export, of course The rulers of Saudi Arabia aren’t exactly my favorite people in the world, and t...
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Pentland Firth turbines could generate ‘almost half of Scotland’s electricity’
Tidal turbines stretched across Pentland Firth, which separates the Orkney Islands from mainland Scotland, could generate up to 1.9 gigawatts (GW) of ...
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Bass Coast Council shows leadership against coal seam gas
At the end of this month, Seaspray will become the second community to declare itself gas field free. A growing number of people are also writing to ...
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Britain in heatwave
Today’s high temperature marks the fifth day in a row in the UK that the thermometer reading has exceeded 30C, representing the longest heatwave for...
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Wildfire warning as Britain has hottest summer in years
Average of 21 grass fires a day have been recorded in London so far this month Grass fires that have damaged nature reserves and rural land across Bri...
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