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 […]
Many, like President Trump, don’t believe in Climate Change. Well, it most certainly IS happening and it is making a major and growing change to the conditions on our planet. Most importantly, over and above the physical changes which are daily becoming more evident, it is the impact it will have on populations through food […]
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 […]
Report by Adelphi thinktank warns terrorist groups will exploit natural disasters and water and food shortages. Climate change will fuel acts of terrorism and strengthen recruiting efforts by terrorist groups such as Islamic State and Boko Haram, a report commissioned by the German foreign office has found. Terrorist groups will exploit the natural disasters and water […]
Rising temperatures may have played a significant role in the Syrian Civil War. On February 12, the temperature in Magnum, Oklahoma, reached 100 degrees. It was a state record for the month of February, besting a mark that was set in 1918. The average February high in Magnum is 56. Many see the unseasonably warm temperature […]