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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

Can California take Green Building from IPod to IPoo?

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
The Energy “net zero” building movement continues to gain steam, but mere energy production may not be the only wrinkle added to sustainable housing.. Christian Science Monitor: Imagine opening your monthly…

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Posted in Climate Change, Comment, News, Science

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

Climate Zombies Need More than a Double Tap

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
In the movie  ‘ZombieLand”, a key plot device and running joke is that, when killing the undead, it’s always best to “double tap” – make sure with an extra shot or…

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Posted in Climate Change, Comment

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
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