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Shrinking Glaciers

Here’s some very scary stuff from Carbon Brief and the Independent US Glacier National Park down to its last 26 glaciers after losing 124 in a century Glacier National Park in Montana is losing the ice that gave its name, a

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, COP 21, Ecology, Environment, News, Science, USA

Disappearing World

Here’s a scary article from the New York Times There used to be a lake in Bolivia. Lake Poopó. Then it disappeared — along with most of the villagers who depended on the lake, for generations. The Andes bureau chief,

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, Ecology, Environment, News, Sharing

The Corporation

Published on 21 Jul 2012 https://youtu.be/Y888wVY5hzw THE CORPORATION is a Canadian documentary film written by Joel Bakan, and directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott. The documentary examines the modern-day corporation, considering its legal status as a class of person

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Posted in Comment, Ecology, Economics, News, Politics, Sharing

Hope Springs Eternal

The following have written an open letter to the government on the need for swift action on Climate change. http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jul/21/act-on-climate-change-now-top-british-institutions-tell-governments Signatories in alphabetical order: Academy of Medical Sciences, Academy of Social Sciences, British Academy, British Ecological Society, Challenger Society for

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Posted in Climate Change, Comment, Ecology, News, Politics, Science, Sharing

UK Government and Climate Change

Recent UK government environment policy announcements have driven, not just a coach and horses, but a huge articulated lorry through any hope of reducing the UK’s carbon footprint. In a budget redolent of hubris George Osbourne has taken the “greenest

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Posted in Budget, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, Ecology, Environment, News, Tory Party, Westminster

Climate Change News

There’s been some good news on the environment and climate change front over the past couple of days. One up for the walrus as Reuters report a poke in the eye for Shell. The US Fisheries and Wildlife Service put

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, Ecology, Environment, News

Mostly Water

Whisky may be the water of life, but plain old H2O has a huge part to play in our world today. I submit 2 articles on the subject that are very much worth reading. 1) by James Fergusson, I had the pleasure

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Posted in Andrew Raven Trust, Climate Change, Comment, Ecology, Economics, News, Water
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