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Welcome to Eco-Echo.GreenPartnerNews.com where we try and bring you the latest information on green initiatives and matters of concern surrounding the effects of global warming and climate change from around the world. We also have a Video site at www.Video.GreenPartnerNews.com                               […]

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Thousands of scientists issue bleak ‘second notice’ to humanity
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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 […]

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Green Building Practices May Have Contributed to the Grenfell Fire
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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.

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2016 Warmest Year Since Records Began
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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. […]

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Climate change ‘to slash value of European farmland’
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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 […]

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10 years of Ciwem Environmental Photographer of the Year – in pictures
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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.

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The Secret Environment Issues Caused By ‘Green’ Electric Cars
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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 […]

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Tribunal Finds Monsanto Endangers Right to Food, Health, Environment
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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 […]

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