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Princeton University - Even if emissions stop, carbon dioxide could warm Earth for centuries

Princeton University - Even if emissions stop, carbon dioxide could warm Earth for centuries | Intervene | Scoop.it
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This simply reinforces the need to start the Great Intervention today.

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World's oldest creature was 507...but scientists killed it - Telegraph

World's oldest creature was 507...but scientists killed it - Telegraph | Intervene | Scoop.it
World's oldest creature - known as Ming the mollusc - is proven even older than previously thought
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This clam is 507 years old and the oldest known organism. Ironic,  determining its age killed it. The upside is that there are probably more where it came from that are older. Downside, we'll have to kill them to find out.

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Ranking The World's Most Powerful People 2013

Ranking The World's Most Powerful People 2013 | Intervene | Scoop.it
There are nearly 7.2 billion people on the planet. These are the 72 that matter the most. Forbes fifth annual ranking of the World's Most Powerful People.
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This report needs to be updated. Next to Zem, the trillionaire spaceman, Putin is a minnow.

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Wanna See the Earth Breathe for Real? Watch This Stunning GIF

Wanna See the Earth Breathe for Real? Watch This Stunning GIF | Intervene | Scoop.it
Images laced together from NASA’s Visible Earth show the cycling seasons of our planet reduced to just a few seconds of ceaseless movement.
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take a look at the saw tooth shape of the Keeling Curve to see how this phenomena plays out in the annual variability of the atmospheric CO2 concentration.

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Trends in global CO2 emissions: 2013 report - PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency

Trends in global CO2 emissions: 2013 report - PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency | Intervene | Scoop.it
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How I Ate No Food for 30 Days

How I Ate No Food for 30 Days | Intervene | Scoop.it
For an entire month, I went on an all-Soylent diet. Here's what happened over the course of my 30-day deep dive into the Silicon Valley-driven future of food.
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this is gold. The Parrathean's call it Virid and they brew it themselves. These guys mix it up for you. All you will ever need to 'eat' just add water. One of the quotes: "I like food. But I don't need 21 good meals a week." Saving the planet one gulp at a time. And what balls out branding (remember this: "Soylent green is made of people).

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Saudi capital hit with rare floods, residents urged to stay indoors (PHOTOS)

Saudi capital hit with rare floods, residents urged to stay indoors (PHOTOS) | Intervene | Scoop.it
Severe flooding is being reported in Saudi Arabia, especially in the kingdom’s capital of Riyadh, with the government closing schools and urging people to stay indoors amid heavy rain. Flooding is rare in the country dominated by the Arabian Desert.
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Floods in Saudi Arabia. Hmmmm. Global Wierding of the Weather maybe?

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The Real Costs of Saving the Planet

The Real Costs of Saving the Planet | Intervene | Scoop.it
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Zem has $20 trillion to save the planet. This article says he might have enough.

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New real-world study adds meat to algae biofuel muscle : Renew Economy

New real-world study adds meat to algae biofuel muscle : Renew Economy | Intervene | Scoop.it
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Contemporary algae-biofuels have some way to go before thay can compete with petroleum oil on price, but that is only because petroleum oil is so heavily subsidised with public money. Talk to the politicians about why they would do that.

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