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Climate Change Seen Posing Risk to Food Supplies

Climate Change Seen Posing Risk to Food Supplies | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
A leaked draft of a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said that climate change could reduce output and send prices higher in a period when global food demand is expected to soar.
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Half Of The World's Richest People Come From Just 2 Families

Half Of The World's Richest People Come From Just 2 Families | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Here's a fact that will make any liberal cringe. Seven of the 12 richest people in the world have names ending in Koch, Walton or Adelson, according to a new calculation by Bloomberg Markets magazine.
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United Nations Group Warns on Emissions

United Nations Group Warns on Emissions | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
A report by the United Nations Environment Program says that greenhouse gas emissions must start to fall immediately to avoid more drastic and expensive action later.
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Johnson Controls' smaller battery pack may jolt auto industry

Johnson Controls' smaller battery pack may jolt auto industry | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Controls says it has reduced a micro-hybrid battery pack from the size of a car trunk to the size of a shoebox, representing a significant breakthrough for the technology.
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Army of volunteers compiles possible evidence of climate change in Alaska

Army of volunteers compiles possible evidence of climate change in Alaska | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
A program with hundreds of volunteers scattered around rural Alaska has been collecting reports of bizarre animals, strange afflictions and unexplained deaths, offering researchers a broad view of how climate change might be affecting Alaska's...
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Restoring springs combats water scarcity in India's Himalayas

Restoring springs combats water scarcity in India's Himalayas | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Finding the source of water, and then protecting it, can make a big difference
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Earthquake Study Points to Possible Carbon Injection Risks

Earthquake Study Points to Possible Carbon Injection Risks | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The oil industry triggered a series of small earthquakes in Texas by injecting carbon dioxide underground to boost well production, a new study says.
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Why Are Pig Farmers Still Using Growth-Promoting Drugs?

Why Are Pig Farmers Still Using Growth-Promoting Drugs? | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
There's evidence that using antibiotics to help pigs grow faster doesn't make economic sense.
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Los Angeles’ water future remains challenged by drought, short supplies

Los Angeles’ water future remains challenged by drought, short supplies | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
A century ago, Los Angeles opened an epic waterway that ran 233 miles from the eastern Sierra to
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Climate Science History - interactive style

Climate Science History - interactive style | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
After a lot of work and effort by a number of Skeptical Science contributors, we are proud to announce a new 'multimedia' interactive application that allows you to explore the history of climate science in a different way.
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Could the Entire Pacific Fishery Be Tainted by Fukushima?

Could the Entire Pacific Fishery Be Tainted by Fukushima? | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
80,000 gallons per day of radioactive water, for 942 straight days, dumped into the Pacific — and counting.
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Walmart Is One Of The Biggest Beneficiaries Of Food Stamps

Walmart Is One Of The Biggest Beneficiaries Of Food Stamps | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
One of the major beneficiaries of the nation's food-stamp program is actually a hugely profitable company: Walmart.
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Our Era’s Definitive Dynamic: Diminishing Returns

Our Era’s Definitive Dynamic: Diminishing Returns | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
We all intuitively grasp the meaning of diminishing returns: Either it takes more effort to maintain a project’s payoff, or the payoff declines even though the effort invested remains constant.
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Featured Analysis | Renewable Energy Project Finance

The Solar Access to Public Capital (SAPC) working group has completed development of standard residential lease and commercial power purchase agreement (PPA) contracts available for use by developers, customers, and third-party finance providers in the solar industry. These documents are designed to improve consumer transparency, reduce transaction costs in the solar asset contracting process, and facilitate the pooling of the associated cash flows so that they may be securitized and sold in the capital markets.

Download the contracts here:

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Pollution affecting nature of China's energy market - People's Daily Online

Pollution affecting nature of China's energy market - People's Daily Online | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Recentdaysofheavyairpollution,particularlyinChina'snorth,haveonceagainturnedthespotli
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Science: How media pushed climate change 'pause' into the mainstream -- Monday, November 4, 2013 -- www.eenews.net

Science: How media pushed climate change 'pause' into the mainstream -- Monday, November 4, 2013 -- www.eenews.net | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
In late September, when the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its latest science summary, IPCC scientists highlighted the certainty of human's role in recent climate change.
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Geoengineering Could Reduce Critical Global Rainfall | Climate Central

Geoengineering Could Reduce Critical Global Rainfall | Climate Central | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Geoengineering could cut global precipitation, including altering vitally important monsoon rains in Asia and Africa, a study found.
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Vietnam releases dengue-blocking mosquito

Vietnam releases dengue-blocking mosquito | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
TRI NGUYEN ISLAND, Vietnam (AP) â€" Nguyen Thi Yen rolls up the sleeves of her white lab coat and delicately slips her arms into a box covered by a sheath of mesh netting.
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New Research Provides Evidence Of Coal Dust Escaping From Trains · EarthFix · Oregon Public Broadcasting

New Research Provides Evidence Of Coal Dust Escaping From Trains · EarthFix · Oregon Public Broadcasting | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
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See the world's 10 most polluted places (and learn how they got that way...)

See the world's 10 most polluted places (and learn how they got that way...) | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Climate change may get most of the attention, but the biggest environmental risk to human health today isn't global warming.
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Flying the coop: Antibiotic resistance spreads to birds, other wildlife — Environmental Health News

Flying the coop: Antibiotic resistance spreads to birds, other wildlife — Environmental Health News | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
One afternoon last winter, Julie Ellis unfurled a long, white tarp under a stand of trees near Coes Pond where hundreds of crows roost. Her mission: to collect as much bird poop as possible.
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A Global Ban on Left-Wing Politics | George Monbiot

A Global Ban on Left-Wing Politics | George Monbiot | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

The purpose of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is to remove the regulatory differences between the US and European nations. I mentioned it a couple of weeks ago(2). But I left out the most important issue: the remarkable ability it would grant big business to sue the living daylights out of governments which try to defend their citizens. It would allow a secretive panel of corporate lawyers to overrule the will of parliament and destroy our legal protections. Yet the defenders of our sovereignty say nothing.

 

The mechanism is called investor-state dispute settlement. It’s already being used in many parts of the world to kill regulations protecting people and the living planet.

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Growing Fruit in a Nuthouse: Designing Our Orchards for Economic Collapse and Climate-Destabilization

Growing Fruit in a Nuthouse: Designing Our Orchards for Economic Collapse and Climate-Destabilization | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Moving forward, agriculture as we have known it will no longer be a given.  We will need to lean heavily on perennial crops such as fruit and nut trees.  But how can we increase the chances of getting a living baseline yield from these orchards?
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World Renowned Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On What Really Causes Heart Disease

World Renowned Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On What Really Causes Heart Disease | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong. So, here it is. I freely admit to being wrong..
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