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Sarah Kaplin reports from The Washington Post In late 1992, 1,700 scientists from around the world issued a dire “warning to humanity.” They said humans had pushed Earth’s ecosystems to their breaking point and were well on the way to ruining the planet. The letter listed environmental impacts like they were biblical plagues — stratospheric ozone […]
The local government put “sustainability” ahead of safety. One major culprit is already coming into view: a local government pushing “green energy” renovations at the expense of safety.
For anyone infantile enough to believe global warming isn’t here, let alone gathering momentum, 2016 is now being recognised as the warmest since records began. Indeed, winter in Britain as we entered into 2017 is so warm for this time of year that it heralds the promise of another record setting year this year again. […]
A new EU study has suggested that the effects of climate change could reduce the economic value of European farmland by up to 32 per cent. Farms in southern Europe are particularly sensitive to climate change and could suffer value losses of up to nine per cent per 1°C rise. Farms in southern Europe are particularly […]
From The Guardian, The Chartered Institution for Water and Environmental Management (Ciwem) Photographer of the Year competition was set up 10 years ago to chronicle human impact on the natural environment. Spectacular collection of environmental photographs. These 2 kids are starving and alone.
Electric vehicles are a marvelous invention, but we should examine the things manufacturers are obviously afraid to tell you. It’s fair to say everyone loves Elon Musk. They hang on every word he says, so they believe Tesla and similar companies are going to save the planet. There is one little problem getting in the […]
If the crime of ‘ecocide’ were recognized in international criminal law, the activities of Monsanto could constitute such a crime, panel declares. Biotech giant Monsanto “has engaged in practices which have negatively impacted the right to a healthy environment, the right to food, and the right to health,” five international judges comprising the “Monsanto Tribunal” declared […]
or how psychology can trick us into keeping Earth habitable! When Per Espen Stoknes looked at polls going back to 1989 assessing the level of public concern about climate change in 39 different countries, he found a surprising pattern in the data. “Incredibly enough, it shows that the more certain the science becomes, the less […]