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Sydney Morning Herald, April 20, 2015
 ▶ CHINA AND OTHER BIG EMITTERS CHALLENGE AUSTRALIA OVER ITS CLIMATE CHANGE POLICIES http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/china-and-other-big-emitters-challenge-australia-over-its-climate-change-policies-20150419-1mnqt3.html


ClimateProgress, April 17, 2015
 ▶ AUSTRALIA PM PLEDGES MILLIONS TO HELP CLIMATE CONTRARIAN SET UP CENTER TO ARGUE AGAINST CLIMATE ACTION http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/04/17/3648284/australian-climate-consensus-center-contrarian/


Asian Correspondent, February 09, 2015
 ▶ CLIMATE CHANGE:  LEADERS DALLY WHILE AUSTRALIA HEATS UP
http://asiancorrespondent.com/130427/climate-change-leaders-dally-while-australia-heats-up/


Guardian, November 16, 2014
 ▶ AUSTRALIAN PM TELLS G20 LEADERS HE BACKS COAL, DESPITE PLEAS ON CLIMATE CHANGE: THE ODD MAN OUT http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/nov/16/g20-leaders-australia-back-down-climate-change-language


 The Australian, June 12, 2014
 ▶ COUNT ME OUT OF CLIMATE CHANGE SUMMIT SAYS AUSTRALIAN PM, TONY ABBOTT http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/policy/count-me-out-of-climate-change-summit-says-tony-abbott/story-e6frg6xf-1226951212337?nk=d6d3da647967dbdb74a18076b4925751


RTCC, July 17, 2014

 ▶ GLOBAL OUTRAGE AS AUSTRALIA CANS CARBON TAX http://www.rtcc.org/2014/07/17/global-outrage-as-australia-cans-carbon-tax/


RTCC, July 17, 2014

 ▶ AUSTRALIA REVOKES CARBON TAX - INTERNATIONAL REACTIONS http://www.rtcc.org/2014/07/17/australia-axes-carbon-tax-international-reactions/


Sydney Morning Herald, September 27, 2014

 ▶ AUSTRALIA'S STANCE SAVAGELY CONDEMNED AT UN NEW YORK CLIMATE SUMMIT  http://www.smh.com.au/world/australias-climate-stance-savagely-condemned-at-new-york-summit-20140926-10mc0x.html


ABC Australia, September 12, 2014

 ▶ HAS THE MINING INDUSTRY TAKEN OVER THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT? An eleventh hour amendment to already controversial mining laws in Queensland has triggered anger from landholders and green groups, with a lawyer saying the new legislation restricts the rights of landholders to object to a mining lease application. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-09-12/late-night-amendment-changes-right-of-qld-landholders-mining-lea/5741032


Guardian Environment, July 14, 2014
 ▶ AUSTRALIA HAS A CHOICE:  JOIN OTHERS TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE, OR STAND ALONE http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jul/14/australia-has-a-choice-join-others-to-combat-climate-change-or-stand-alone


Reuters, November 13, 2014
AUSTRALIANS 'BURY HEADS IN SAND' PROTEST TO MOCK GOVERNMENT CLIMATE STANCE. More than 400 protesters stuck their heads in the sand on Australia's Bondi Beach on Thursday, mocking the government's reluctance to put climate change on the agenda of a G20 summit this weekend. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/13/us-australia-protests-idUSKCN0IX14420141113


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 Dear Mr. Prime Minister:  If the Climate collapses so will our ecosystems, and the economy. There will be massive social chaos on the planet, and there will be no jobs.  Your environmental policies are destroying the crucial natural environment that we need to stabilize the planet and that supports all life... all in the name of profits and "jobs"...It is time for you to wake up to your responsibility...playing to the corporate dollar will be your downfall ... and ours ...For Without Nature We Do Not Exist.....pdjmoo


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DW.DE November 13, 2014
AUSTRALIA 'GOING BACKWARDS' ON CLIMATE CHANGE TARGETS http://www.dw.de/australia-going-backwards-on-climate-change-targets/a-18060290


Huffington Post Green, January 16, 2015
 ▶ BIG OIL DESTROYS THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN BIGHT http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-reese-halter/big-oil-destroys-the-grea_b_6470476.html


Media Matters for America, July 24, 2014
-▶ HOW RUPERT MURDOCH PUSHED AUSTRALIA INTO A CLIMATE CHANGE RETREAT http://mediamatters.org/blog/2014/07/24/how-rupert-murdoch-pushed-australia-into-a-clim/200197


Guardian Environment, August 17, 2014

 ▶ AUSTRALIA'S PM, TONY ABBOTT'S PUSH TO DITCH RENEWABLES COULD HAND COAL AND GAS INDUSTRY $10bn http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/aug/17/tony-abbotts-push-to-ditch-renewables-could-hand-coal-and-gas-industry-10bn


Guardian, October 03, 2014
 ▶ AUSTRALIA'S INVESTMENT IN RENEWABLE ENERGY SLUMPS 70% IN ONE YEAR:  CHOOSES COAL AND FOSSIL FUELS OVER ENVIRONMENT http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2014/oct/03/australias-investment-in-renewable-energy-slumps-70-in-one-year


Guardian, October 14, 2014
 ▶ MINING COMPANIES LOBBY G20 IN AUSTRALIA TO BACK COAL AS FUTURE OF ENERGY. PR campaign aims to convince world leaders that coal-fired power offers the solution to ‘energy poverty’ in developing countries. ‘Let’s have no demonisation of coal. Coal is good for humanity,’ says Australian PM, Tony Abbott  http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/14/mining-companies-lobby-g20-leaders-to-back-coal-as-future-of-energy


Guardian, October 13, 2014
 ▶ AUSTRALIAN PM, TONY ABBOT SAYS 'COAL IS GOOD FOR HUMANITY' WHILE OPENING MINE http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/13/tony-abbott-says-coal-is-good-for-humanity-while-opening-mine


Lock The Gate Alliance,
 ▶ FLOGGING THE FARM : BIG COAL'S MASSIVE LAND GRAB. The analysis reveals that coal companies have bought up more than 702,000 acres of freehold land in the Hunter Valley and Gunnedah Basin. - an area greater than the size of the entire Australian Capital Territory.  It's a massive land grab - our governments' aggressive support for expanded coal mining means we're flogging off the farm to multi-national coal companies.  http://www.lockthegate.org.au/flogging_the_farm


Sydney Morning Herald, November 26, 2014
 ▶ ABBOTT GOVERNMENT PLANS TO SCRAP THE NATIONAL WATER COMMISSION AS DROUGHT LOOMS http://www.smh.com.au/environment/abbott-government-plans-to-scrap-the-national-water-commission-as-drought-looms-20141126-11u0cy.html


Australian Broadcasting Corporation, November 26, 2014
 ▶ AUSTRALIA PANDERING TO CORPORATE PROFIT: CONTROVERSIAL MINE WATER BILL PASSED IN QUEENSLAND. Miners in Queensland will no longer need a licence to take ground water and will be exempt from reporting requirements for "low-risk" activities... Critics said the water reform and other legislation would give coal companies the right to extract billions of litres of ground water without having to buy licences or to adhere to caps. Environment groups feared the legislation would damage aquifers and the Great Barrier Reef.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-11-27/water-bill-passed-by-queensland-parliament/5922396


EcoWatch, July 08, 2014

 ▶ PUTTING JOBS & GROWTH AHEAD OF CLIMATE CHANGE IS SUICIDE:  THE ECONOMICS OF GLOBAL WARMING http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/08/economics-of-global-warming/


Sydney Morning Herald, July 08, 2014
 ▶ TONY ABBOTT'S GOVERNMENT IS 'RECKLESSLY ENDANGERING' THE FUTURE ON CLIMATE SAYS UK CHIEF http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/tony-abbotts-government-is-recklessly-endangering-the-future-on-climate-says-uk-chief-20140708-zszx4.html


Sydney Morning Herald, June 10, 2014

 ▶ AUSTRALIA PM, TONY ABBOT, SEEKS ALLIANCE TO THWART PRESIDENT OBAMA ON CLIMATE CHANGE POLICYPrime Minister Tony Abbott with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper both say there is no need for carbon ... http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/tony-abbott-seeks-alliance-to-thwart-president-obama-on-climate-change-policy-20140609-39t93.html


InsideClimate News, September 23, 2014
 ▶ CANADA-AUSTRALIA 'AXIS OF CARBON' AN OBSTACLE TO CLIMATE PACT. Their prime ministers mince no words in their disdain for putting a price on greenhouse gas emissions to protect their fossil fuel exports.

https://insideclimatenews.org/news/20140923/canada-australia-axis-carbon-obstacle-climate-pact


                          COAL BURNING EXACTS A LETHAL PRICE

                                             http://sco.lt/7HudAP


The Converation, August 29, 2014
 ▶ AUSTRALIA'S PM, TONY ABBOTT' ENVIRONMENT AGENDA IS EVEN HARSHER THAN HE PROMISED http://theconversation.com/abbotts-environment-agenda-is-even-harsher-than-he-promised-30796


Mongabay, July 22, 2014

 ▶ SCIENTISTS BLAST AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT'S MOVE TO DISMANTLE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONS http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0722-atbc-resolution-australian-govt.html


RT News, August 27, 2014

 ▶ WHY AUSTRALIA PM @tonyabbottmhr  CLIMATE POLICY IS TOXIC. Climate change poses risks to much more than the economic status quo. It does not just affect carbon-polluting industries, farm exports, physical infrastructure, property and ski-fields. Both physical and mental health are at risk.  http://www.rtcc.org/2014/08/27/why-australia-pm-tony-abbotts-climate-policy-is-toxic/


Rolling Stone, October 3, 2011
▶  CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE END OF AUSTRALIA http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/climate-change-and-the-end-of-australia-20111003 http://ow.ly/sD4jz



                                                   WATCH

                           -Democracy Now, January 9, 2013
AUSTRALIA ON FIRE: RECORD-SHATTERING HEAT, WILDFIRES ENGULF WORLD'S LARGEST EXPORTER OF COAL http://www.democracynow.org/2013/1/9/australia_on_fire_record_shattering_heat


Guardian, October 02, 2014
 ▶ PLANET OZ:  SCIENTISTS FIND HUMAN FINGERPRINTS ALL OVER AUSTRALIA'S HOTTEST YEAR ON RECORD http://www.theguardian.com/environment/planet-oz/2014/oct/03/scientists-find-human-fingerprints-all-over-australias-hottest-year-on-record


Salon, January 07, 2015
 ▶ AUSTRALIA IS BURNING : WHY THE COUNTRY'S DEVASTATING WILDFIRES HAVE EVERYTHING TO DO WITH CLIMATE CHANGE

  http://www.salon.com/2015/01/07/australia_is_burning_why_the_countrys_devastating_wildfires_have_everything_to_do_with_climate_change/


France24, January 06, 2014
 ▶ AUSTRALIA BATTLES WORST WILDFIRES IN 30 YEARSThat has raised questions about whether the blaze is the result of climate change and a possible sign of worse to come.“Unless there are rapid, substantial and sustained reductions of greenhouse gas emissions in Australia and globally, Australia will experience more heat waves and bush fires as in 2014,” David Karoly, a professor of Atmospheric Science at the University of Melbourne, said in a statement.  http://www.france24.com/en/20150106-australia-battles-worst-wildfires-30-years-adelaide/


Guardian, January 03, 2015
 ▶ WEST AUSTRALIAN $30bn CHEVRON LNG FRACKING PROJECT ALLOWED TO OPERATE EXEMPT FROM REGULATORY OVERSIGHT ON ITS CARBON EMISSIONS http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2015/jan/04/west-australian-30bn-lng-project-allowed-no-carbon-emission-targets


Renew Economy, December 06, 2014
 ▶ AUSTRALIA SCRAMBLES AT UN LIMA CLIMATE TALKS TO PREVENT BLOWOUT IN 2020 EMISSIONS TARGET which will not only cause embarrassment around its domestic policies, but could compromise its continued involvement in the Kyoto Protocol. http://reneweconomy.com.au/2014/australia-scrambles-in-lima-to-prevent-blowout-in-2020-emissions-target-46837



The Ecologist, September 25, 2014
 ▶ CHINA'S WAR ON POLLUTION COULD LEAVE AUSTRALIA'S DIRTY COAL OUT IN THE COLD http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2570105/chinas_war_on_pollution_could_leave_australias_dirty_coal_out_in_the_cold.html


HuffPost Green, October 01, 2014
 ▶ SOUTH PACIFIC NATIONS PLAN TO BLOCK AUSTRALIAN COAL PORT TO PROTEST CLIMATE CHANGE http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/01/south-pacific-nations-coal-port_n_5911660.html


Papua New Guinea Mine Watch , July 03, 2011
-▶ AUSTRALIAN NICKEL MINING DESTROYING WEST PAPUA PARADISE http://ramumine.wordpress.com/2011/07/03/australian-nickel-mining-destroying-west-papua-paradise/


Global Voices, July 20, 2014
- ▶ HOW PACIFIC ISLANDERS ARE FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE WITH CANOES http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/07/20/pacific-islanders-plan-journey-to-australia-canoes-climate-change/

 

Slate Magazine, September 24, 2014

 ▶ THE SAUDI ARABIA OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC: HOW AUSTRALIA BECAME THE DIRTIEST POLLUTER IN THE DEVELOPED WORLD http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2014/09/australia_s_environmental_movement_has_been_overthrown.html


 

                                                     --- WATCH ---

                       300 YEARS OF FOSSIL FUELS IN 300 SECONDS

                                            http://sco.lt/724dSD


 ▶ TWO THIRDS OF FOSSIL FUEL RESERVE MUST STAY UNDERGROUND TO STABILIZE CLIMATE « http://ecowatch.org/2012/fossil-fuel-underground-stabilize-climate/


Business Spectator, July 28, 2014

 ▶ AUSTRALIA APPROVES ITS BIGGEST COAL MINE YET IN NORTH QUEENSLAND, THREATENING ENVIRONMENT AND WATERWAYS  http://www.businessspectator.com.au/news/2014/7/28/policy-politics/hunt-approves-giant-carmichael-coal-mine


                   AUSTRALIA'S GREAT BARRIER REEF IS DYING

                                WHAT WE STAND TO LOSE 

                                        http://sco.lt/6q4ykD


Grist, December 17, 2013
 -▶  IS THE COAL INDUSTRY ABOUT TO WRECK THE AUSTRALIAN GREAT BARRIER REEF? http://grist.org/news/is-the-coal-industry-about-to-wreck-the-great-barrier-reef/

 

Guardian, August 01, 2014
 ▶ AUSTRALIA:  THE GREAT BARRIER REEF AND THE COAL MINE THAT COULD KILL IT. The Great Barrier Reef is sick. Almost half of its coral is already dead and a massive new coal mine, which was given final approval this week, will only cause further damage. This is not just an issue for Australia, it affects us all http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/aug/01/-sp-great-barrier-reef-and-coal-mine-could-kill-it



Guardian Sustainable Business, April 1, 2014

- ▶ THE UNQUENCHABLE THIRST OF AN EXPANDING COAL INDUSTRY http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/unquenchable-thirst-expanding-coal-industry


                                                       VIDEO:
                               Circle of Blue, March 09, 2014
                                           THE BIGGEST DRY

       STORIES OF AUSTRALIA'S WANING RIVERS & WORRIED TOWNS http://www.circleofblue.org/waternews/2009/science-tech/environment/video-the-biggest-dry-stories-of-australias-waning-rivers-worried-towns/


 CSRWire, March 10, 2009
-▶  "THE BIGGEST DRY": AUSTRALIA'S EPIC DROUGHT, A WARNING OF GLOBAL WATER SCARCITY: http://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/15166-Australia-s-Epic-Drought-a-Warning-of-Global-Water-Scarcity-The-Biggest-Dry-

 

                 THE BIGGEST DRY - INFOGRAPH, VIDEOS, PHOTOS

                  http://www.circleofblue.org/waternews/biggest-dry/

 

New Scientist, July 10, 2014

INSANITY ▶ AUSTRALIA'S EPIC SCHEME TO FARM ITS NORTHERN WILDS .The government wants to dam northern rivers to create a giant food bowl – but no one knows how it will affect the environment or Indigenous people http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25870-australias-epic-scheme-to-farm-its-northern-wilds.html

 

 Circle of Blue, March 09, 2014

 ▶ AUSTRALIA'S FOOD BOWL, LIKE THE WORLD'S, IS DRYING UP http://www.circleofblue.org/waternews/2009/world/australia-drought-water-warning/

 

Bloomberg, August 07, 2014

 -▶ CHINA ADDS SOLAR CAPACITY EQUAL TO AUSTRALIA'S ENTIRE SUPPLY OF POWER IN 2013 http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-07/china-add-australia-sized-solar-capacity-in-energy-push.html


Vice News, August 30, 2014
 ▶ HOW AUSTRALIA PERFECTED SOLAR POWER AND THEN WENT BACK TO COAL https://news.vice.com/article/how-australia-perfected-solar-power-and-then-went-back-to-coal


Guardian Environment, August 18, 2014
 ▶ PLAN FOR ONE OF AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST SOLAR POWER STATIONS SCRAPPED http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/18/plans-for-one-of-australias-largest-solar-power-stations-scrapped


SOLAR ON A ROLL :  TAKES OFF WORLDWIDE

http://sco.lt/7T2vmT

 

                                        THE ONLY WAY OUT: 

CHINA TO PRIORITIZE ENVIRONMENT OVER ECONOMY & DEVELOPMENT IN REVISED

                                              http://sco.lt/51P1sH



CHINA AND AUSTRALIA TOP THE LIST OF 'CARBON BOMB' PROJECTS http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/jan/22/china-australia-carbon-bomb.


                               AT THE LIMITS OF THE MARKET

                WHY CAPITALISM CAN'T SOLVE CLIMATE CHANGE

                                        http://sco.lt/84Vywz



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 July 14, 2013 The Conversation

     ▶ EMISSION TRADING SCHEMES ARE FRAUGHT TERRITORY: IS AUSTRALIA READY FOR THE CORPORATE SCAM? http://theconversation.com/emissions-trading-schemes-are-fraught-territory-is-rudd-ready-16062


                PRICING CARBON, CARBON STORAGE, OFFSETS 

            FAILED STRATEGIES THAT WON'T SAVE THE PLANET

                                      http://sco.lt/7d7RmT


               

                    HOW RIGGED IS THE FOSSIL FUEL MARKET?

                UNEARTHING THE TRUE COST OF FOSSIL FUELS:

                                          http://sco.lt/4ruX0z



                                     AUSTRALIA BURNING:

                      BUSHFIRES RAGE OUT OF CONTROL

                                      http://sco.lt/7otlxZ


-▶  AUSTRALIAN HONEYBEE HIVES ARE MELTING AS TEMPERATURES SOAR http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-reese-halter/australian-honeybees-unable-to-make-honey_b_4670475.html


Guardian, July 13, 2014

 ▶ SOUTHERN AND WESTERN AUSTRALIA FACES 40% REDUCTION IN RAINFALL BY END OF CENTURY DUE TO CLIMATE CHANGE Perth in Western Australia identified as most vulnerable city under prediction of massive 40% reduction in rainfall http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/jul/14/southern-australia-faces-water-crisis-by-end-of-century-due-to-climate-change

 

Circle of Blue, March 09, 2014

 ▶ AUSTRALIA'S EPIC DROUGHT IS GLOBAL WARMING. The grievous consequences of drought and global warming are more visible and dangerous in Australia than in any other industrialized nation. http://www.circleofblue.org/waternews/2009/world/australia-drought-water-scarcity-desertification/

 

 New Scientist, July 13, 2014

 ▶ AUSTRALIA IS DRYING OUT THANKS TO OUR EMISSIONS http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25887-australia-is-drying-out-thanks-to-our-emissions.html

 

Summit Voice, July 14, 2014
 ▶ GREENHOUSE GASES DRIVE AUSTRALIA DRYING TREND: SCIENTISTS http://summitcountyvoice.com/2014/07/14/climate-greenhouse-gases-drive-australia-drying-trend/


 The Guardian, August 07, 2014
AUSTRALIA: 'ABNORMALLY EARLY' BUSHFIRE SEASON PROMPTS CALL FOR MORE RESOURCES http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/07/abnormally-early-bushfire-season-prompts-call-for-more-resources

 

                             SCHIZOPHRENIC ABBOTT

                                 Guardian August 02, 2014
 ▶ AUSTRALIAN PM, TONY ABBOTT, LAUNCHES GREEN ARMY RECRUITING 15,000 YOUNG AUSTRALIANS. About 15,000 young Australians will be mobilised for the government’s Green Army and get their hands dirty on environmental projects for a weekly wage of up to $500.
The Abbott government’s Green Army initiative will involve 1500 projects implemented over the next three years. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/02/tony-abbott-green-army-recruiting-drive



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ENVIRONMENT, WILDLIFE

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Guardian Environment, April 01, 2014

-▶ AUSTRALIAN KOALAS MAY DISAPPEAR IN AREAS AFFECTED BY CARBON OFFSET SCHEME:  NO TO BIODIVERSITY OFFSETTING http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/apr/02/koalas-may-disappear-in-areas-affected-by-offset-scheme-says-foundation


 Climate Progress, December 20, 2013
-▶ MASSIVE KOALA-DISPLACING WITH COAL MINE IN AUSTRALIA'S GALILEE BASIN - The AU$6.4 billion mine will produce up to 40 million tonnes of a coal a year, which according to The Guardian, “would release an estimated 85.6m tonnes of CO2 once burned, slightly more than the annual emissions of Romania.” http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/12/20/3095491/australias-galilee-basin-palmer-coal/#


The Converation, March 26, 2014
▶  AUSTRALIA SHOULD ENLIST DINGOES TO CONTROL INVASIVE SPECIES, INSTEAD OF KILLING THEM http://theconversation.com/australia-should-enlist-dingoes-to-control-invasive-species-24807

 

AUSTRALIAN ENDANGERED WOMBATS STARVING TO DEATH

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/wombats-hit-by-killer-plants-8373788.html

 

Canberra Times, January 29, 2014

-▶ AUSTRALIA: IT'S BECOMING HARDER TO SEE THE TREES FOR THE REVENUE. Conserving our biodiversity is becoming dependent on its destruction http://www.canberratimes.com.au/comment/its-becoming-harder-to-see-the-trees-for-the-revenue-20140128-31l2b.html


 

 -▶  AUSTRALIA'S BRUTAL SHARK CULL IMPOVERISHES OCEAN: GOVERNMENT SANCTIONED ECOCIDE http://sco.lt/7jFYdl

 

 - ▶ AUSTRALIA: OCEAN-GRABBING BY HUGE CORPORATE INDUSTRIAL FISHING VESSELS 'THREATENS WORLD'S FISHERIES' http://sco.lt/6cD1N3

 

 Guardian Environment, November 25, 2013

▶  AUSTRALIA UNDER FIRE FOR FAILING TO PROTECT THREATENED ANIMALS http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/nov/26/australia-under-fire-for-failing-to-protect-threatened-animals

 

Guardian Environment, March 24, 2014
 - ▶ AUSTRALIAN COMPANIES ACCUSED OF JEOPARDIZING SUMATRAN PRIZED LEUSER ECOSYSTEM INDONESIAN THREATENING WILDLIFE EXTINCTION  http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/mar/24/australian-companies-accused-of-hampering-conservation-in-indonesia

 

The Conversation, May 26, 2013

- ▶ AUSTRALIA:  VICTORIAN LAW CHANGE ABANDONS NATIVE FORESTS TO CORPORATE LOGGERS -- FOR PURE PROFIT http://theconversation.com/victorian-law-change-abandons-native-forests-to-loggers-14113


 ▶ UNFAIR SHARES:  HOW THE COAL INDUSTRY BOUGHT AUSTRALIA'S HUNTER RIVER - Pushing out rich farmland, consuming and polluting precious water PHOTOS http://www.lockthegate.org.au/unfairshares

 

Reuters, February 28, 2014

AUSTRALIA: ELDERLY, YOUNG TO LEAVE AREA NEAR AUSTRALIAN MINE FIRE BURNING FOR 3 WEEKS. Children, the elderly and pregnant women have been urged to leave a small Australian town because of health concerns from a fire that has been burning at a nearby coal mine for almost three weeks.
    Particulate pollution, which can damage the lungs and respiratory system, has been measured at more than 10 times the recommended daily threshold in the area around the fire near South Morwell, about 150 km (95 miles) east of the Victoria state capital of Melbourne.  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/28/us-australia-minefire-idUSBREA1R0AR20140228

 


 ▶ AN ELDERS PRAYER FOR THE RIVER: Fish Come Back Dead Red Gum trees, Lake Pamamaroo near Menindee (click image to enlarge) http://ht.ly/2YD7S


                AUSTRALIA BANS SUPER TRAWLERS: PERMANENTLY

                        NO Super Trawlers.  Not Here.  Not Anywhere

                                             http://sco.lt/7eC9gX


 

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                                            WATCH - NOVA PBS                                
                      AUSTRALIA:  FIRST 4 BILLION YEARS (SERIES)
                                        "AUSTRALIA AWAKENING"

One of the strangest landscapes on Earth reveals our planet's complex history http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/earth/australia-first-years.html#australia-awakening

YOUTUBE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rArGi6lwds

 

 

 Science Daily, January 19, 2014
-▶  GET USED TO HEAT WAVES:  EXTREME EL NINO EVENTS TO DOUBLE DUE TO GLOBAL WARMING EMISSIONS - MASSIVE CHANGES IN GLOBAL RAINFALL PATTERNS  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140119142454.htm

 

Sydney Morning Herald, January 20, 2014
-▶  MAJOR EL NINO EVENTS LIKELY TO DOUBLE DUE TO GLOBAL GREENHOUSE GAS INCREASES http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/major-el-nino-events-likely-to-double-in-next-century-20140119-312sy.html


 Business Green, January 15, 2014

▶  BP: GLOBAL EMISSIONS TO SOAR 29 PERCENT BY 2030 http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2323190/bp-global-emissions-to-soar-29-per-cent-by-2030?utm_term=&utm_content=headline_title&utm_campaign=BG.Daily_RL.EU.A.U&utm_medium=Email&utm_source=BG.DCM.Editors_Updates


Real News One, June 10, 2014
-▶ PUTTING THE ECONOMY BEFORE THE ENVIRONMENT IS ENVIRONMENTAL VANDALISM AND SUICIDAL http://realnewsone.com/2014/06/10/putting-the-economy-before-the-environment-is-environmental-vandalism/


                                        WALL STREET SPEAKS OUT

                                    THE COMING CLIMATE CRASH

                              LESSONS FROM THE 2008 RECESSION

                                             http://sco.lt/6tNs8H

 

  

 -▶ THE SHEER LUNACY OF BIODIVERSITY OFFSETTING:  CONSERVING NATURE IS BECOMING DEPENDENT ON ITS DESTRUCTION http://sco.lt/9EcFvt

 

                                 ========================

 

                                       A WAKE-UP VIDEO

                                           "EXTREME ICE"

                JUST HOW FAST ARE WE MELTING?  AS IT HAPPENS

                                       http://sco.lt/8zIJfd

 

- ▶ GREENLAND'S ANTARCTICA MELTING:  CREATING A DIFFERENT CLIMATE THAN EARTH HAS EVER SEEN http://sco.lt/7MZUVV


  Climate Central April 2nd 2014
WARMING TEMPERATURES COULD DRY OUT ONE THIRD OF PLANET http://www.climatecentral.org/news/warming-temperatures-could-dry-out-one-third-of-planet-17249

 

 - ▶ WE'RE ON THE BRINK OF THE WORST DROUGHT IN 1,000 YEARS http://sco.lt/74mbHF

 

                         DEFORESTATION IS DESERTIFICATION

     A DEADLY GAME FOR ALL LIFE -  AUSTRALIA & GLOBAL ECOCIDE

                                                http://sco.lt/72G2nh


 

ARCTIC IS RELEASING HUNDREDS, PERHAPS THOUSANDS, OF ENORMOUS PLUMES OF METHANE DIRECTLY INTO EARTH'S ATMOSPHERE

                                                 http://sco.lt/8gVi1x

 

                           THE SHALE GAS "FRACKING" REVOLUTION

                                 AN ENVIRONMENTAL NIGHTMARE

http://www.scoop.it/t/changingplanet/p/3221506918/the-shale-gas-fracking-revolution-an-environmental-nightmare

 

                                   WATER IN THE ANTHROPOCENE

                                               The Water Crisis

                                            http://sco.lt/53HMPJ

 

 

                                                       WATCH
                              Australian Broadcasting Corporation TV

                                          Four Corners Investigation

                               "A BLOODY BUSINESS" (60 minutes)

                                   AUSTRALIAN LIVE ANIMAL EXPORTS

                                                http://sco.lt/7cFyuf

 

                                                    WATCH

                        FACTORY FARMING - FROM AUSTRALIA

                THE MOST SHOCKINGLY BEAUTIFUL VIDEO

                http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3123800365/watch-the-most-shockingly-beautiful-video-about-factory-farming-from-australia

 

 

                      THE SIXTH MASS EXTINCTION IS UPON US

                                             http://sco.lt/4ywB3h

 

 

ONLY LOVE FOR MOTHER EARTH CAN SAVE US FROM CLIMATE CHANGE:  ZEN MASTER THICH NHAT HANH AND POPE FRANCIS http://sco.lt/57JX0L


 - ▶ FAST-TRACKING OUR OWN EXTINCTION: THE DEFORESTATION HOLOCAUST AND PALM OIL ECOCIDE http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/1510545458/fast-tracking-our-own-extinction-the-deforestation-holocaust-and-palm-oil-ecocide

 

 

 


 

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-▶ CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL http://www.scoop.it/t/changingplanet

 -▶ BIODIVERSITY IS LIFE  http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life?page=1&cp=49

  -▶ CORPORATE "SOCIAL" RESPONSIBILITY? http://www.scoop.it/t/environmental-and-human-health

  -▶ YOUR FOOD, YOUR HEALTH http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides

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USA Natural Gas EXPORTS Leave A Pollution Cesspool for Taxpayer Cleanup - Methane Global Warming

USA Natural Gas EXPORTS Leave A Pollution Cesspool for Taxpayer Cleanup -  Methane Global Warming | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

The Saturday Paper, April 05, 2015
-▶ THE FRACKING INDUSTRY'S PR BLITZ http://www.thesaturdaypaper.com.au/2014/04/05/the-fracking-industrys-pr-blitz/1396616400#.U0A2Jcf1_OQ


Grist, Jan 7, 2013

-▶  NATURAL GAS WON'T SAVE US:  IT'S A HEDGE, NOT A BRIDGE http://grist.org/climate-energy/natural-gas-its-a-hedge-not-a-bridge/#038;utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_content=headline


                           FRACKING SECRETS BY THE THOUSANDS

                               KEEP U.S. CLUELESS ON WELLS

                        LEAVING TOXIC MINEFIELD IN THEIR WAKE

                                         http://sco.lt/8JGKy9


Center For Biological Diversity, February 13, 2015
 ▶ TENS OF THOUSANDS SUBMIT COMMENTS OPPOSING WEST COAST FRACKED GAS EXPORT PLAN  http://www.planetexperts.com/tens-thousands-submit-comments-opposing-west-coast-fracked-gas-export-plan/


-▶  EXPORTING NATURAL GAS WILL INCREASE FRACKING, RAISE U.S. PRICES AND POLLUTION FOR TAX PAYERS TO CLEAN UP http://newyork2.sierraclub.org/content/club-report-exporting-gas-will-increase-fracking-raise-us-prices


          USA "NATURAL" GAS LNG EXPORTS - FRIEND OR FOE?

                                       http://sco.lt/5gdUIL


 25 March 2013 - The Guardian Environment

-▶  THE DEAL IS DONE: US SHALE GAS TO BE EXPORTED TO HEAT BRITISH HOMES WITHIN FIVE YEARS - LEAVING TOXIC POLLUTION ON U.S. SOIL http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/mar/25/us-shale-gas-british-homes-five-years


 -▶  WHAT'S THE FRACKING PROBLEM WITH NATURAL GAS - David Suzuki http://ecowatch.org/2012/whats-the-fracking-problem-with-natural-gas/


                                                   ProPublica
             FRACKING - GAS DRILLING'S ENVIRONMENTAL THREAT

                          http://www.propublica.org/series/fracking


Guardian, January 04, 2014
 ▶ METHANE PLUME OVER WESTERN US ILLUSTRATES CLIMATE COST OF GAS LEAKS  http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/04/leaking-methane-gas-plume-us

 

Softpedia, April 16, 2014
 -▶ SHALE GAS WELLS FEATURE MASSIVE METHANE LEVELS http://news.softpedia.com/news/Shale-Gas-Wells-Feature-Massive-Methane-Levels-437922.shtml


Alternet, July 04, 2014
 ▶   THE GIANT METHANE MONSTER THAT CAN WIPE OUT THE HUMAN RACE: Underneath the frozen Arctic are 1,000 gigatons of the world's most deadly greenhouse gas http://www.alternet.org/environment/giant-methane-monster-lurking


Midwest Energy News, July 09, 2014
 -▶  OHIO STUDY FINDS MORE COSTS THAN BENEFITS IN SHALE GAS DRILLING http://www.midwestenergynews.com/2014/07/09/ohio-study-finds-more-costs-than-benefits-in-shale-gas-drilling/


Bloomberg News - September 17, 2013

-▶  EXPORT vs IMPORT: THE AMERICAN MYTH OF CHEAP OIL AND GAS The exporting of oil and liquefied natural gas is part of the biggest story hidden in plain sight: how the U.S. is squandering the strategic advantages of cheap fuel and competitive manufacturing in favor of an energy-export policy that has no larger economic, political, environmental or moral rationale. ..  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-17/the-american-myth-of-cheap-oil-and-gas.html?alcmpid=view

 

                                               VIDEO REPORT
                          CCTV Biz Asia America, May 17, 2014
GLOBAL GAS MARKET:  U.S. LOOKS TO EXPORT LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS http://english.cntv.cn/2014/05/17/VIDE1400290564190763.shtml


 Inside Climate News, June 12, 2014

-▶  U.S. NATURAL GAS EXPORTS NO BETTER FOR CLIMATE THAN CHINA'S COAL, EXPERTS SAY http://insideclimatenews.org/carbon-copy/20140612/us-natural-gas-exports-no-better-climate-china%E2%80%99s-coal-experts-say

 

 IPS News, Mar 26 2013

-▶  CONCERNS MOUNT AS USA PLANS MAJOR NATURAL GAS EXPORTS Washington, DC: Environmentalists and others here are reacting with concern to a surprise announcement on Monday of a major deal that would see U.S. natural gas exported to the United Kingdom, marking the first time that such sales have been permitted...

Critics warn that the industry in the U.S. remains too unregulated and that exports will cause a spike in domestic gas prices. In recent months, the debate over exports has become highly divisive.

“We cannot guarantee that drilling occurs safely in the United States, because there is neither the science to justify nor do states enforce what regulations do exist,” Alan Septoff, the Washington-based director of communications for Earthworks, an advocacy group, told IPS. “Increasing demand via exports for a dirty, dangerous process is not something we think is a good idea.”

http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/03/concerns-mount-as-u-s-plans-major-natural-gas-exports/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter



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                       THE SHALE GAS 'FRACKING' REVOLUTION:

                              AN ENVIRONMENTAL NIGHTMARE

                                           http://sco.lt/8TIRX7


                USA "NATURAL" GAS LNG EXPORTS - FRIEND OR FOE?

                                            http://sco.lt/5gdUIL


                                         FRACKING AWAY OUR WATER: 

                                 Poisoning Our Dwindling water supplies

                                               http://sco.lt/6E75Av


                                        FRACKING OUR FOOD SUPPLY

 http://www.thenation.com/article/171504/fracking-our-food-supply#


                                             FRACKING AMERICA

                             THE GIGANTIC PUBLIC LAND GRAB

MAKING DEALS FOR PRIVATE FOR-PROFIT GAS DRILLING ON OUR PRISTINE PUBLIC LANDS http://sco.lt/991RWT



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                                                       VIDEO:

                              JOSH FOX ON GASLAND PART 2,

THE FRACKING-EARTHQUAKE LINK & THE NATURAL GAS INDUSTRY'S USE OF PSYOPs http://www.nationofchange.org/josh-fox-gasland-part-2-fracking-earthquake-link-natural-gas-industry-s-use-psyops-1373816062

 

 July 14, 2013 The Independent

-▶  REVEALED: FRACKING INDUSTRY BOSSES AT HEART OF COALITION UK POLITICS http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/revealed-fracking-industry-bosses-at-heart-of-coalition-8707589.html

 

 -▶  SHALE GAS WON'T STOP PEAK OIL, BUT COULD CREATE AN ECONOMIC CRISIS http://www.resilience.org/stories/2013-06-25/shale-gas-won-t-stop-peak-oil-but-could-create-an-economic-crisis

 

  -▶  U.S. ENERGY INSECURITY: WHY FRACKING FOR OIL AND NATURAL GAS IS A FALSE SOLUTION - Download full report  http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/tools-and-resources/u-s-energy-insecurity-why-fracking-for-oil-and-natural-gas-is-a-false-solution-2/

 

May 15, 2013 Wake Up World

-▶  FRACKING: A SILENT DEATH SWEEPS ACROSS THE WORLD http://wakeup-world.com/2013/05/15/fracking-a-silent-death-sweeps-across-the-world/

 

                                              VIDEO REPORT

                               March 26, 2013 Democracy Now

-▶  OBAMA ENERGY NOMINEE ERNEST MONIZ CRITICIZED FOR BACKING FRACKING & NUCLEAR POWER; TIES FOR BP, GE, SAUDIS http://www.democracynow.org/2013/3/26/energy_nominee_ernest_moniz_criticized_for

 

Feb 22, 2013 DC Bureau
-▶   "FRACKADEMIA" - OBAMA'S TOP CANDIDATE FOR ENERGY SECRETARY, OVERSEES PRO-INDUSTRY-FUNDED RESEARCH http://us1.campaign-archive1.com/?u=6200a1195c3e730065fb8c3c7&id=5e8c9cae94&e=548a460b7e


-▶  SMOKE AND MIRRORS:

OBAMA DOE FRACKED GAS EXPORT STUDY CONTRACTOR'S WITH "TOBACCO INDUSTRY TEMPLATE" ROOTS http://www.desmogblog.com/2013/01/24/doe-lng-export-study-contractor-tobacco-industry-roots

 

Ecowatch

-▶ CORPORATE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: OUR UNIVERSITIES ARE NOT FOR SALE:  YET ANOTHER BLOW TO THE FRACKING INDUSTRY http://ecowatch.org/2012/blow-to-fracking-industry/


                              ==========================

                                 METHANE AND CLIMATE

                           ==========================


 METHANE IS ABOUT 20 TIMES MORE POTENT IN WARMING THE EARTH'S ATMOSPHERE THAN CARBON DIOXIDE


March 6, 2013

-▶  USA CLIMATE BOMB IS TICKING: WHAT THE GAS INDUSTRY DOESN'T WANT YOU TO KNOW  http://truth-out.org/news/item/14958-us-climate-bomb-is-ticking-what-the-gas-industry-doesnt-want-you


Guardian Environment, January 26, 2014
- ▶ FRACKING CORPORATIONS SHOULD PAY £6bn A YEAR TAX TO COMPENSATE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jan/26/fracking-firms-tax-compensate-climate-change


Guardian, January 04, 2014
 ▶ METHANE PLUME OVER WESTERN US ILLUSTRATES CLIMATE COST OF GAS LEAKS  http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/04/leaking-methane-gas-plume-us


Alternet, July 04, 2014
THE GIANT METHANE MONSTER THAT CAN WIPE OUT THE HUMAN RACE: Underneath the frozen Arctic are 1,000 gigatons of the world's most deadly greenhouse gas http://www.alternet.org/environment/giant-methane-monster-lurking


31 March 2013 Global Possibilities

-▶  LEAKAGES OF GAS IN PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS CAN LEAD TO HIGHER GREENHOUSE GAS LEVELS THAN BURNING OTHER FOSSIL FUEL LIKE COAL AND OIL http://www.globalpossibilities.org/new-study-exposes-how-natural-gas-isnt-the-clean-fossil-fuel-its-hyped-up-to-be-2/


HuffPost Green, April 15, 2014

-▶  METHANE EMISSIONS FROM GAS WELLS UP TO 1,000 TIMES HIGHER THAN FEDERAL ESTIMATE http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/15/methane-natural-gas-epa_n_5153205.html


April 5, 2013 Mother Jones

-▶  FRACKERS LOSING $1.5 BILLION YEARLY TO METHANE LEAKS INTO ATMOSPHERE  http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2013/04/frackers-are-losing-15-billion-yearly-leaks


Softpedia, April 16, 2014
 -▶ SHALE GAS WELLS FEATURE MASSIVE METHANE LEVELS http://news.softpedia.com/news/Shale-Gas-Wells-Feature-Massive-Methane-Levels-437922.shtml


New York Times, February 13, 2014

-▶  STUDY FINDS METHANE LEAKS NEGATE BENEFITS OF NATURAL GAS AS A FUEL FOR VEHICLES http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/14/us/study-finds-methane-leaks-negate-climate-benefits-of-natural-gas.html?hp&_r=0


▶   VAST PLUMES OF METHANE SEEN RISING DIRECTLY INTO THE ATMOSPHERE IN ARCTIC OCEAN AS SEA ICE RETREATS http://sco.lt/6H0vuD


                           ===========================


Scientific American, June 23, 2014
-▶  IT'S FRACK, BABY, FRACK, AS CONVENTIONAL GAS DRILLING DECLINES http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/it-s-frack-baby-frack-as-conventional-gas-drilling-declines-infographic/


July 11, 2013 Fracking
-▶  20 IMPACTS OF UNDERGROUND COAL GASIFICATION (UCG) 20 Impacts of Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) http://frack-off.org.uk/resource/20-impacts-of-underground-coal-gasification-ucg/


                    FRACKING OURSELVES INTO OBLIVION

                                       http://sco.lt/8mKlIP


-▶  KEYSTONE XL: PART IV: AMERICA BECOMES POLLUTION SACRIFICE ZONE FOR FOREIGN EXPORT OF TAR SANDS  http://sco.lt/6WSs1R

 

                                  OBAMA'S "ALL OF THE ABOVE"

           DRILL, BABY, DRILL: FRACKING, TAR SANDS OIL, NUCLEAR...

                                         MAY KILL US ALL

                                       http://sco.lt/7p2tEX


                        HOW RIGGED IS THE FOSSIL FUEL MARKET?

                     UNEARTHING THE TRUE COST OF FOSSIL FUELS

                                           http://sco.lt/4ruX0z


 

Bloomberg, April 04, 2014
SOLAR CHEAPER THAN LNG IN ASIA POWER GENERATION. Solar power is cheaper in many parts of Asia than electricity from liquefied natural gas, meaning photovoltaics don’t need subsidies to compete with fossil fuels. http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-04-04/solar-cheaper-than-lng-in-asia-power-generation-bernstein-says

 

                                    TAR SANDS - OIL SANDS

                                                      VIDEO:

              "THE DIRTY TRUTH" - TAR SANDS OIL EXTRACTION

                                         http://sco.lt/6OpdeT

 

 

-▶  "WE HAVE FIVE MINUTES BEFORE MIDNIGHT" - UN CHIEF SCIENTIST URGES ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE" http://sco.lt/7r58s5

 

                                            -- WORTHY WATCH --
-▶ WHEN EARTH IS SCARRED FOREVER - PHOTOS, VIDEOS
http://io9.com/when-earth-is-scarred-forever-495971504

 

 

-▶ UNMAPPED ROUTE MAY POSE DANGERS FOR SHIPPING BOOM IN ARCTIC WATERS (PROOF WITHOUT POLITICS)
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/climate-change/july-dec13/arctic_09-17.html

 

 

                                MORE YOU TUBE FRACKING VIDEOS

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=fracking+natural+gas+process&oq=fracking+natural+gas+process&gs_l=youtube-reduced.3..0.170121.171537.0.172154.8.2.0.6.6.0.56.108.2.2.0...0.0...1ac.1.fWe2VeO8k_c

 

 

 

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Pricing Carbon, Carbon Storage, Offsets: Failed Strategies That Won't Save The Climate or Planet

Pricing Carbon, Carbon Storage, Offsets:  Failed Strategies That Won't Save The Climate or Planet | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it


1. GENERAL OVERVIEW

2. CARBON CAPTURE, CARBON STORAGE

3.  CARBON TRADING

4.  CARBON PRICING, CARBON OFFSETS

5.  METHANE

6.  CHINA, AUSTRALIA, NATURE HAS THE ANSWERS

 

                                     ==================

                                                    = 1 =

                                     GENERAL OVERVIEW

                                      ==================

 

June 23, 2013 Climate Capitalism - Simon Butler:

PRICING CARBON A FAILED STRATEGY THAT WON'T SAVE THE CLIMATE . "We cannot deal with climate change through crisis-prone markets that subsidise dirty energy firms.....carbon pricing – the notion that we can best reduce pollution by extending private property rights to pollution – had a fatal flaw at its core. Prices can never reflect true ecological values because those values simply cannot be expressed in dollar terms....http://climateandcapitalism.com/2013/06/23/pricing-carbon-a-failed-strategy-that-wont-save-the-climate/

 

                                                      WATCH

                      300 YEARS OF FOSSIL FUELS IN 300 SECONDS 

                                                http://sco.lt/724dSD


ClimateProgress, March 12, 2015
▶ BOMBSHELL: LAND, OCEAN CARBON SINKS ARE WEAKENING, MAKING CLIMATE ACTION MORE URGENTWe are destroying nature’s ability to help us stave off catastrophic climate change. That’s the bombshell conclusion of an under-reported 2014 study,The declining uptake rate of atmospheric CO2 by land and ocean sinks,”

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/03/12/3632373/carbon-sinks-climate-action/


Summit County Citizens Voice, March 06, 2014
-▶ AGRICULTURAL CHEMICAL NUTRIENT POLLUTION DISRUPTING NATURAL CARBON CYCLE IN STREAMS http://summitcountyvoice.com/2015/03/06/environment-nutrient-pollution-disrupts-stream-carbon-cycle/


                          The Economic Times, January 20, 2015
-▶ INDIA PM, NARENDRA MODI, CALLS FOR A "PARADIGM SHIFT" IN GLOBAL ATTITUDE TOWARDS CLIMATE CHANGE. URGES NATIONS OF HIGH SOLAR POWER POTENTIAL TO JOIN HANDS http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/environment/pollution/narendra-modi-calls-for-a-shift-in-global-attitude-to-meet-climate-goals/articleshow/45948075.cms

 

Huffington Post Green, October 4, 2013
 ▶ LIVING WITHIN A CARBON BUDGET: Carbon Budget Message In IPCC Report Reveals Daunting Challenge http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/04/carbon-budget-ipcc_n_4045946.html


Rolling Stone, Politics, February 03, 2014
▶  HOW THE U.S. EXPORTS GLOBAL WARMING: While Obama talks of putting America on the path to a clean, green future, we're flooding world markets with cheap, high carbon fuels http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/how-the-u-s-exports-global-warming-20140203

 

                    HOW RIGGED IS THE FOSSIL FUEL MARKET?

                 UNEARTHING THE TRUE COST OF FOSSIL FUELS

                                             http://sco.lt/97hfX7

 

Grist, November 11, 2014
RICH COUNTRIES ARE STILL WASTING BILLIONS ON SUBSIDIES FOR FOSSIL FUELS http://grist.org/climate-energy/rich-countries-are-still-wasting-billions-on-subsidies-for-fossil-fuels/

 

RTCC, February 04, 2014

▶  IMF CHIEF LAGARDE WARNS OF MERCILESS, CLIMATE CHANGE: "WE ARE 'SUBSIDIZING BEHAVIOUR THAT IS DESTROYING THE PLANET http://www.rtcc.org/2014/02/05/imf-chief-lagarde-warns-of-merciless-climate-change/

 

 Climate Progress, November 7, 2013
-▶ FOSSIL FUELS RECEIVE $500 BILLION A YEAR IN GOVERNMENT SUBSIDIES WORLDWIDE -- AND THEN THERE ARE THE TAX BREAKS http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/11/07/2908361/rich-countries-fossil-fuel-subsidies/

 

 DeSmogBlog, February 02, 2014
▶  NO MATTER HOW YOU COUNT THEM, FOSSIL FUEL SUBSIDIES ARE AS HIGH AS EVER http://desmogblog.com/2014/02/03/no-matter-how-you-count-them-fossil-fuel-subsidies-are-high-ever

 

                                                  --- WATCH----

                                         THE PRICE OF CARBON

                                       The Climate Reality Project

                       http://climaterealityproject.org/the-price-of-carbon/

 

 Redd Monitor, October 23, 2014
  A "HIGH-LEVEL CARBON PRICING DIALOGUE".  OR WHY POLLUTING INDUSTRIES LIKE CARBON TRADING http://www.redd-monitor.org/2014/10/23/a-high-level-carbon-pricing-dialogue-or-why-polluting-industry-likes-carbon-trading/

 

Yale Environment 360, September 23, 2014
  OIL COMPANIES QUIETLY PREPARE FOR A FUTURE OF CARBON PRICING http://e360.yale.edu/feature/oil_companies_quietly_prepare_for_a_future_of_carbon_pricing/2807/

 

August 20, 2013 The Energy Collective
 ▶ CARBON TAX AND ECONOMIC CHOICES http://theenergycollective.com/billchameides/262281/carbon-taxes-and-competition

 

CleanTechnica, July 20, 2014
  INDIA DOUBLES TAX ON COAL TO FUND CLEAN ENERGY, ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS  http://cleantechnica.com/2014/07/20/india-doubles-tax-coal-fund-clean-energy-environmental-projects/

 

Grist, January 16, 2014
U.N. CLIMATE CHIEF CALLS FOR FOSSIL FUEL DIVESTMENT http://grist.org/news/u-n-climate-chief-calls-for-fossil-fuel-divestment/

 

                                                    WATCH
HEIRS OF BILLIONAIRE OIL TYCOON JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER JOIN GROWING FOSSIL FUEL DIVESTMENT MOVEMENT

http://www.democracynow.org/2014/9/22/heirs_of_billionaire_oil_tycoon_john

 

March 7, 2013 Inside Climate News

DIVESTING IN FOSSIL FUELS: SHAREHOLDERS FILE FIRST-EVER 'CARBON BUBBLE' RESOLUTIONS  http://insideclimatenews.org/news/20130307/investor-shareholders-activism-as-you-sow-carbon-bubble-climate-change-global-warming-fossil-fuels-consol-alpha

 

November 8, 2012 Yale Environment 360 - Dieter Helm
  ▶ FORGET THE KYOTO ACCORD AND TAX CARBON CONSUMPTION http://e360.yale.edu/feature/forget_kyoto_putting_a_tax_on_carbon_consumption/2590/

 

IT IS VITAL THAT BUSINESS ACTS ON THE UN IPCC's CLIMATE WARNING http://sco.lt/5FoM1h


 Guardian, September 27

IPCC: 30 YEARS TO CLIMATE CALAMITY IF WE CARRY ON BLOWING THE CARBON BUDGET http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/sep/27/ipcc-world-dangerous-climate-change

 

Greenpeace International, November 1, 2013

 ▶  DO THE MATH : FOSSIL FUEL INVESTMENTS ADD UP TO CLIMATE CHAOS http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/news/Blogs/makingwaves/do-the-math-fossil-fuel-investmets-add-up-to-/blog/47225/


 Climate and Capitalism, December 08, 2013
▶  CLIMATE POLITICS MUST BE AS RADICAL AS THE CRISIS: THIS RACE TO WRECK AND POISON THE EARTH FOR PROFIT IS SUICIDAL http://climateandcapitalism.com/2013/12/08/climate-politics-must-be-radical-as-crisis/

 

                                            An Interactive Slideshow -

                                       Union of Concerned Scientists
                           EXPOSING THE DISINFORMATION PLAYBOOK --

Facts about Global Warming and the Fossil Fuel Industry’s Secret Tactics to Undermine Them –  http://www.ucsusa.org/global_warming/science_and_impacts/global_warming_contrarians/global-warming-facts-and-fossil-fuel-industry-disinformation-tactics.html

 

 Guardian Environment, January 19, 2014
-▶  C02 EMISSIONS ARE BEING 'OUTSOURCED' BY RICH COUNTRIES TO RISING ECONOMIES http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jan/19/co2-emissions-outsourced-rich-nations-rising-economies

 

August 6, 2013 Climate Progress

 ▶' AMERICAN CARBON' ENTERS WORLD ECONOMY AND ATMOSPHERE AT FASTEST PACE EVER http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/08/06/2418971/american-carbon-fastest-pace-ever/

 

                                   ==========================

 

                                    THE COMING CLIMATE CRASH

                            LESSONS FROM THE 2008 RECESSION

                                              http://sco.lt/6tNs8H

 

                                   ==========================

 

 Green Biz, May 22, 2014
SHELL BECOMES LATEST OIL GIANT TO DISMISS RISK OF A 'CARBON BUBBLE' http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2014/05/22/shell-rejects-alarmist-carbon-bubble-risks

 

 September 12, 2013 Climate Progress
  ▶ THESE GIGANTIC COMPANIES HAVE THE WORLD'S WORST CARBON EMISSIONS http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/09/12/2609611/companies-emissions-revenue/

 

                     AN OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT OBAMA

                   New Economic Perspectives, January 31, 2014
ARE YOU GOING TO DETONATE THE WORLD'S LARGEST "CARBON BOMB"? http://neweconomicperspectives.org/2014/02/president-obama-going-detonate-worlds-largest-carbon-bomb.html

 

               OBAMA'S "ALL OF THE ABOVE" MAY KILL US ALL

                                                  EXPORT

                  FRACKING, TARSANDS OIL, NUCLEAR, COAL.

                                      http://sco.lt/6cMFxh

 

POLLUTERS MUST PAY by Jeffrey D. Sachs - Project Syndicate http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/accountability-for-companies--environmental-damage-by-jeffrey-d--sachs

 

  ▶ THIS FAITH IN THE MARKETS IS MISPLACED: WILL BIG BUSINESS SAVE OR DESTROY OUR PLANET? http://sco.lt/8Yxtgn

 

Redd-Monitor.Org, October 2, 2013
  ▶ RELYING ON MARKET BASED INSTRUMENTS TO ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE IS "DOOMED TO FAILURE AND IS A DANGEROUS DISTRACTION. Kevin Anderson is Professor of Energy and Climate Change at the Tyndale Centre at the University of Manchester. He’s one of the UK’s leading climate scientists. In a recent post on his website, he explains “Why carbon prices can’t deliver the 2°C target”  http://www.redd-monitor.org/2013/10/02/kevin-anderson-relying-on-market-based-instruments-to-address-climate-change-is-doomed-to-failure-and-is-a-dangerous-distraction/

 

 

AT THE LIMITS OF THE MARKET: WHY CAPITALISM WON'T (HASN'T) SOLVED CLIMATE CHANGE, Part 1 and 2  http://sco.lt/6ECkvx

 

Global Carbon Atlas
-▶ INTERACTIVE: THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF CARBON ON EARTH  http://globalcarbonatlas.org/?q=outreach

 

Reuters, October 17, 2013
 ▶ AIR POLLUTION A LEADING CAUSE OF CANCER - U.N. AGENCY http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/17/us-cancer-pollution-idUSBRE99G0BB20131017

 

 ▶ OUTDOOR AIR POLLUTION DECLARED A HUMAN CARCINOGEN
LYON, France, October 17, 2013 (ENS) – Outdoor air pollution “causes lung cancer” and increases the risk of bladder cancer, the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization said for the first time today... http://ens-newswire.com/2013/10/17/outdoor-air-pollution-declared-a-human-carcinogen/

 

YES Magazine, January 3, 2014

▶  WHAT IF WINSTON CHURCHILL WERE LEADING THE FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE? http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/how-to-eat-like-our-lives-depend-on-it/winston-churchill-leading-fight-climate-change

 

Sustainablog, January 22, 2014

-▶  ARCTIC SEA ICE FREE FALL IS MIRROR IMAGE OF CARBON DIOXIDE ASCENT http://sustainablog.org/2014/01/arctic-sea-ice-freefall-is-mirror-image-of-carbon-dioxide-ascent/

 

                          COAL BURNING EXACTS A LETHAL PRICE

                                             http://sco.lt/7HudAP

 

 

                                       =====================

                                                             - 2 -

                    CARBON CAPTURE, CARBON STORAGE

                                        =====================

 

Environmental News Network, September 22, 2014
  CARBON CAPTURE IS A BAD IDEA:  TECHNOLOGY AND CLIMATE ACTION - Some scientists and analysts are touting carbon capture and storage as a necessary tool for avoiding catastrophic climate change. But critics of the technology regard it as simply another way of perpetuating a reliance on fossil fuels. http://www.enn.com/top_stories/article/47863

 

The Register, June 28, 2010

▶  CARBON STORAGE, SEQUESTRATION ' AS BAD AS NUCLEAR WASTE' A Danish climate geophysicist scientist, Prof. Gary Shaffer, has published a paper criticising carbon sequestration - the idea of dealing with CO2 emissions by stuffing the greenhouse gas away into underground or deep-sea storage where it (supposedly) can't affect the atmosphere.
The more commonly advocated plan of pumping CO2 into disused oil or gas fields doesn't meet with Shaffer's approval either. He points out that these subterranean/subsea reservoirs are scarcely leak-proof.... http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/06/28/sequestration_no_no_shaffer/

 

Open Knowledge, January 23, 1014
▶  CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE (CCS):  DEAD AND BURIED http://knowledge.allianz.com/environment/climate_change/?2552/Carbon-capture-and-storage-dead-and-buried

 

March 12, 2012 The Energy Collective

 ▶ GRASPING AT STRAWS: DIRECT AIR CAPTURE OF CO2 IS BECOMING A BUSINESS FOR BETTER OR WORSE  http://theenergycollective.com/marcgunther/79135/direct-air-capture-co2-becoming-business-better-or-worse

 

National Geographic, November 4, 2013
-▶ EARTHQUAKE STUDY POINTS TO POSSIBLE CARBON INJECTION RISKS A cluster of 18 small earthquakes in western Texas was likely triggered by the injection of carbon dioxide into oil wells, according to a study published Monday in the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/energy/2013/11/131104-carbon-injection-earthquake-risks/

 

 June 28, 2013 Grist

 ▶ CENTURIES WORTH OF CO2 EMISSIONS COULD BE STORED UNDERGROUND, BUT AT WHAT COST? http://grist.org/news/centuries-worth-of-co2-emissions-could-be-stored-underground-but-at-what-cost/

 

BBC News Europe, September 20, 2013

 ▶ NORWAY ABANDONS MONGSTAD CARBON CAPTURE PLANS http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24183443

 

 August 19, 2013 Huffington Post Green

 ▶ CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE: WHY NOBODY'S RUSHING TO PUMP AIR POLLUTION UNDERGROUND TO SAVE THE WORLD http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/19/carbon-capture-and-storage_n_3745522.html

 

 September 3, 2013 Climate Central
  ▶ CARBON STORAGE STUDIES GRAPPLE WITH POLITICS, GEOLOGY -- AND SAFETY http://www.climatecentral.org/news/carbon-storage-studies-grapple-with-politics-geology-16398

 

 National Geographic, November 4, 2013
-▶ EARTHQUAKE STUDY POINTS TO POSSIBLE CARBON INJECTION RISKS http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/energy/2013/11/131104-carbon-injection-earthquake-risks/


 

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                                                          - 3 -

                                          CARBON TRADING

          Does NOT Reduce Carbon Emissions - A Sum ZERO Gimmick

 

                   

                                                       WATCH

                                 "THE STORY OF CAP AND TRADE"

                       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pA6FSy6EKrM

                                     Annie Leonard of "The Story of Stuff"

 

 

                          REPORT BY CARBON TRACKER INITIATIVE

                                      UNBURNABLE CARBON 2013:

ARE THE WORLD'S FINANCIAL MARKETS CARRYING A CARBON BUBBLE  http://www.carbontracker.org/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2012/08/Unburnable-Carbon-Full1.pdf

 

                                                    VIDEO:

                           COP19, UNFCCC CLIMATE TALKS

                         Democracy Now, November 22, 2013
-▶ CLIMATE ACTIVISTS:  CARBON TRADING A "FALSE SOLUTION" PUSHED BY BANKER AND BUREAUCRATS http://www.democracynow.org/2013/11/22/climate_activists_carbon_trading_a_false

 

 September 4, 2013 Redd-Monitor

  ▶ "CARBON CROOKS"  A NEW DOCUMENTARY ABOUT CARBON TRADING http://www.redd-monitor.org/2013/09/04/carbon-crooks-a-new-documentary-about-carbon-trading/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Redd-monitor+%28REDD-Monitor%29

 

Reuters, November 25, 2013
 ▶ CHINA TO LAUNCH TWO NEW CARBON TRADING EXCHANGES http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/25/us-china-carbon-idUSBRE9AO07E20131125

 

 August 5, 2013 Reuters
 ▶ 'INTANGIBLE' CARBON MARKETS ARE RIPE FOR CRIME - INTERPOL http://www.trust.org/item/20130805162119-vpely/

 

July 14, 2013 The Conversation
  ▶ EMISSION TRADING SCHEMES ARE FRAUGHT TERRITORY: IS AUSTRALIA READY FOR THE CORPORATE SCAM? http://theconversation.com/emissions-trading-schemes-are-fraught-territory-is-rudd-ready-16062

 

 May 23, 3013 redd-monitor.org
 ▶ WHAT MORE EVIDENCE DOES THE WORLD BANK NEED THAT CARBON MARKETS ARE NOT WORKING? http://www.redd-monitor.org/2013/05/23/what-more-evidence-does-the-world-bank-need-that-carbon-markets-are-not-working/#more-13964

 

 

                              ===============================

                                                            = 4 =

                               CARBON OFFSETS, CARBON CREDITS

                              ===============================

 

Redd-Monitor.org

 ▶ BEWARE OF THE CARBON CREDITS RACKET http://www.redd-monitor.org/?s=CARBON+CREDITS

http://www.redd-monitor.org/?s=CARBON+OFFSETS

 

July 12, 2013 redd-monitor.org
  ▶ CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANISM: ZERO EMISSIONS REDUCTIONS AND ALMOST WORTHLESS CARBON CREDITS http://www.redd-monitor.org/2013/07/12/clean-development-mechanism-7000-projects-zero-emissions-reductions-almost-worthless-carbon-credits-and-zombie-projects-increasing/

 

 ▶ COLONIALISM AND THE GREEN ECONOMY:  VILLAGERS DEFY PRESSURE TO FORFEIT FARMS FOR CARBON-OFFSET  http://truth-out.org/news/item/13763-colonialism-and-the-green-economy-the-truth-behind-the-biofuel-industry

 

21 February 2013 Redd-Monitor

 ▶ UN-REDD PLUS GETS AN "F" - BIODIVERSITY, COMMUNITIES AND FOREST CARBON CERTIFICATION. Until there is an agreement at the UNFCCC level on REDD, carbon credits from REDD projects can only be traded on voluntary markets. Buyers of these carbon credits rely on independent certification ...http://www.redd-monitor.org/?s=REDD+Plus+or+REDD+%E2%80%9CLight%E2%80%9D%3F+Biodiversity%2C+communities+and+forest+carbon+certification

 

July 8, 2013 The Africa Report

 ▶ BIG RED CARD FOR CALIFORNIA 'REDD' CARBON CREDIT CORPORATE FIX http://www.theafricareport.com/Columns/big-red-card-for-california-redd.html

 

May 21, 2013 redd-monitor.org - Chris Lan

 ▶ DEBATE: SHOULD CALIFORNIA CAP AND TRADE USE FORESTRY OFFSETS? http://www.redd-monitor.org/2013/05/21/debate-should-california-cap-and-trade-use-forestry-offsets/#more-13970

 

- ▶ NO TO BIODIVERSITY OFFSETTING:  CONSERVING OUR BIODIVERSITY IS BECOMING DEPENDENT ON IT DESTRUCTION http://sco.lt/6ZjXGr

 

           SEE MORE ON THE "CARBON CREDIT" CORPORATE DEBATE

                   http://www.redd-monitor.org/?s=carbon+credits

 

 

                                          =================

                                                          = 5 =

                                                   METHANE

                                           =================


Guardian, January 04, 2014
 ▶ METHANE PLUME OVER WESTERN US ILLUSTRATES CLIMATE COST OF GAS LEAKS  http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/04/leaking-methane-gas-plume-us

 

                           THE SHALE GAS "FRACKING" REVOLUTION

                                 AN ENVIRONMENTAL NIGHTMARE

http://www.scoop.it/t/changingplanet/p/3221506918/the-shale-gas-fracking-revolution-an-environmental-nightmare

 

February 22, 2013 Spiegel Online

 ▶ SCIENTISTS WARN OF DANGER OF TRAPPED CARBON - MELTING PERMAFROST http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/new-science-research-shows-dangerous-carbon-lurking-in-permafrost-a-885052.html

July 22, 2013 Climate Central

 

ARCTIC'S BOREAL FORESTS, WHICH CONTAIN HUGE AMOUNTS OF BURIED CARBON, ARE BURNING AT AN UNPRECEDENTED RATE - NEW STUDY http://www.climatecentral.org/news/arctics-boreal-forests-burning-at-unprecedented-rate-16278

 

                                         --   WATCH --

                       March 3, 2013 The Energy Collective

                                 MELTING PERMAFROST

                          A CLIMATE CHANGE TIME BOMB

 http://theenergycollective.com/globalwarmingisreal/193961/permafrost-climate-change-time-bomb

 

 ▶ ARCTIC IS RELEASING HUNDREDS, PERHAPS THOUSANDS, OF ENORMOUS PLUMES OF METHANE DIRECTLY INTO EARTH' ATMOSPHERE http://sco.lt/6W97Mf

 

New Scientist

 ▶ MAJOR METHANE RELEASE IS ALMOST INEVITABLE http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23205-major-methane-release-is-almost-inevitable.html

 

 

                                       ====================

                                                    CHINA

                                     

                                          THE ONLY WAY OUT:

CHINA TO PRIORITIZE ENVIRONMENT OVER ECONOMY & DEVELOPMENT IN REVISED LAW http://sco.lt/51P1sH


                                        ====================

                                                    AUSTRALIA


                                                THE BIGGEST DRY

AUSTRALIAN PM WANTS TO FRY THE PLANET: GOVERNMENT IN GROSS CLIMATE DENIAL: FIRST COUNTRY IN WORLD TO ELIMINATE CARBON TAX http://sco.lt/6QEnEv

 

July 16, 2013 Guardian Environment
 ▶ FIXED, FLOATING OR BLOWN AWAY: PINNING DOWN AUSTRALIA'S CARBON PRICE http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/jul/16/fixed-floating-pinning-carbon-price

 

 July 4, 2013 Redd-Monitor.Org
  ▶ AUSTRALIA QUIETLY SHUTS DOWN THE KALIMANTAN CARBON FOREST PARTNERSHIP: "A LOT OF FUNDS SPENT AND VERY LITTLE PROGRESS"  http://www.redd-monitor.org/2013/07/04/australia-shuts-down-the-kalimantan-forest-carbon-partnership-a-lot-of-funds-spent-and-very-little-progress/

 

                                       =====================


                      SOLAR ON A ROLL :  TAKES OFF WORLDWIDE

                                            http://sco.lt/7T2vmT

 

Popular Resistance, December 26, 2014
HOW SOLAR POWER COULD SLAY THE FOSSIL FUEL EMPIRE BY 2030 https://www.popularresistance.org/how-solar-power-could-slay-the-fossil-fuel-empire-by-2030/

 

Pavan Sukhdev
 ▶  WILL 2013 BRING A NEW, SUSTAINABLE WORLD?  AN END TO CRONY CAPITALISM http://pavansukhdev.com/2013/01/05/will-2013-bring-a-new-sustainable-world/

                                                    

                                        ======================

                                                  OIL POLLUTION:

                                Google Images http://ow.ly/mouKN

                                          ======================

 

        OBAMA'S ARCTIC STRATEGY SETS OFF A CLIMATE TIME BOMB. 

                 THE SUICIDAL RACE FOR ARCTIC'S NATURAL RESOURCES

                                              http://sco.lt/5pPxWD

 

-▶ SHELL OIL WRECKS NIGERIA'S OGINILAND WITH OIL SPILLS... AND GETS AWAY WITH IT.   WHO RESTORES THE ENVIRONMENT? http://sco.lt/7jKR3x

 

                                                        VIDEO

            THE TRUE STORY OF CHEVRON'S ECUADOR DISASTER

                                             http://sco.lt/6lQyYb

  

                                                   --- WATCH ---

            "THE DIRTY TRUTH" TAR SANDS OIL EXTRACTION -

                                  THE DIRTIEST OIL ON EARTH

                                          http://sco.lt/6OpdeT

 

 

                                       ======================

                                        GLOBAL NUCLEAR WASTE

 

  THE LONG, DANGEROUS HALF-LIFE OF STRONTIUM-90:  FUKUSHIMA AND CHERNOBYL http://sco.lt/8VNzcX

 

 ▶ THE LETHAL LEGACY OF AMERICA'S NUCLEAR WASTE http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/earth/inside-the-earth/nuclear-waste/

 

 March 11, 2013 New York Times
 ▶ NUCLEAR: IN SEARCH OF ENERGY MIRACLES: HOW MUCH FAITH SHOULD WE PUT IN BIG TECHNOLOGY FIXES TO SAVE THE WORLD?  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/12/science/in-search-of-energy-miracles.html?_r=0

 

                                    ========================

 

 Guardian, December 29, 2013
-▶  THE COMING LEGAL RECKONING:

IT WON'T BE LONG BEFORE THE VICTIMS OF CLIMATE CHANGE MAKE THE WEST PAY http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/29/poorer-countries-climate-change-case

 

Rolling Stone, Bill McKibben, December 17, 2013
▶  OBAMA AND CLIMATE CHANGE: THE REAL STORY http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/obama-and-climate-change-the-real-story-20131217

 

 ▶ THE GREAT AMERICAN CORPORATE GIVEAWAY: COAL, OIL, FRACKING AWAY OUR PUBLIC LANDS: DESTROYING OUR BIODIVERSITY AND FORESTS http://sco.lt/7hcWET

 

Ecowatch, December 16, 2013
-▶  ALEC CALLS FOR 'GUERILLA WARFARE' IN WEAKENING CARBON EMISSIONS STANDARDS http://ecowatch.com/2013/12/16/alec-calls-for-guerilla-warfare-in-weakening-carbon-emissions-standards/

-▶  THE UNITED STATES OF ALEC http://sco.lt/4h5sBN

 

 Reuters, December 16, 2013
-▶  STATES URGE EPA TO ADOPT TOUGH, 'EARLY-ACTION' CARBON-CUTTING POLICIES http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/16/epa-carbon-cutting_n_4451222.html?ir=Green&utm_campaign=121613&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Alert-green&utm_content=Title

 

Common Dreams, November 7, 2013

-▶ BUSINESS-AS-USUAL CLIMATE SUMMIT:  DON'T TURN FARMERS INTO 'CLIMATE SMART' CARBON TRADERS http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/11/07-10

-▶ Original Article: GRAIN November 7, 2013
 http://www.grain.org/article/entries/4811-climate-summit-don-t-turn-farmers-into-climate-smart-carbon-traders

 

Environmental Protection, November 06, 2013

-▶ WORLD METEROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION (WMO) REPORTS NEW RECORD HIGH IN GREENHOUSE GASES http://eponline.com/articles/2013/11/06/wmo-reports-new-record-high-for-greenhouse-gases.aspx

 

G-20 TO PHASE OUT SUPER GREENHOUSE GAS, FOSSIL FUEL SUBSIDIES http://ens-newswire.com/2013/09/06/g-20-to-phase-out-super-greenhouse-gas-fossil-fuel-subsidies/

 

 ▶ GLOBAL WARMING IS HERE TO STAY, WHICHEVER WAY YOU LOOK AT IT http://sco.lt/6Na6zJ

 

                                                       WATCH

       "ENDING THE SILENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE - THE POLITICS"

                                         Moyers and Company

                                            http://sco.lt/5St5Cj

 

 

-▶ OCEAN ACIDIFYING: RAPIDLY RISING CO2 IN ATMOSPHERE CAUSING POTENTIAL CATASTROPHE http://sco.lt/8LsqbR

 

▶   GREENLAND'S MELTING: CREATING A DIFFERENT CLIMATE THAN EARTH HAS EVER SEEN http://sco.lt/8bjv73

 

Yale Environment 360, September 25, 2014
   WORLD'S LARGEST COAL COMPANY PLANS BILLION-DOLLAR SOLAR PROJECT IN INDIA http://e360.yale.edu/digest/worlds_largest_coal_company_plans_billion-dollar_solar_project_in_india/4257/

 

                               ===========================

                                    NATURE HAS THE ANSWERS

                                ===========================

 

                                                 -- WATCH --

                          SOIL: OUR CLIMATE ALLY UNDERFOOT (4:26)

One of our biggest potential climate allies is directly under our feet: soil. Healthy, living soil has an enormous capacity to store carbon. In fact, carbon stored in soil accounts for roughly three times the amount stored in the atmosphere! Improving the health of degraded soil holds tremendous potential to mitigate climate change http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KamMRhlu9dA

 

 ▶ STUDY REVEALS POTENT CARBON-STORAGE POTENTIAL OF MAN-MADE WETLANDS  http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Study_reveals_potent_carbon_storage_potential_of_manmade_wetlands_999.html

 

August 10, 2013 Euractive

 ▶ EUROPE'S FORESTS APPROACH CARBON 'SATURATION POINT' http://www.euractiv.com/climate-environment/europe-forests-run-capacity-abso-news-529850

 

June 26, 2013 Mongabay

 ▶ SMOKE OVER SUMATRA: WHY INDONESIA'S FIRES ARE A GLOBAL CONCERN.  Scientists estimate that during the Indonesian fires of 1997, between 0.81-2.67 gigatons of carbon were released into Earth’s atmosphere (Page et al 2002). This is comparable to 13-40% of the fossil fuels emitted globally that same year, catapulting Indonesia to be ranked the world’s third highest emitter of greenhouse gases (after China and the USA) according to some indices ... http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0626-op-ed-miles-fisher.html

 

CGIAR Forests: DEFORESTATION EMISSIONS = BIG FACTS http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3567321526/deforestation-emissions-big-facts

 

                                                WATCH

                               "CLIMATE GEOENGINEERING"

          CAN WE SAVE THE PLANET BY MESSING WITH NATURE?

                                  http://sco.lt/5WgE0v

 

                                     ERADICATING ECOCIDE

     WHY BUSINESS LEADERS MUST STEP UP TO THE CHALLENGE

                                        http://sco.lt/7ExcmX


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