Category Archives: Climate change

North Carolina Legislates on Level of Sea Level Rise

Source: Scientific American Blog A group of legislators from 20 coastal NC counties whose economies will be most affected by rising seas have legislated on how future predictions should be calculated. In House Bill 819 2011 section 2, paragraph e, … Continue reading

Posted in Climate change, Oceans

Do You Still Believe in Global Warming?

From http://climateconference.heartland.org/our-billboards/ So asks the billboards paid for by the Heartland Institute featuring some notorious criminals who do. “The Heartland Institute is widely recognized as a leading source of science and economics questioning claims that man-made global warming is a … Continue reading

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James Hansen

Photograph from media.treehugger.com James Hansen was in the UK this week to receive the prestigious Edinburgh Medal for his contribution to science. In his lecture he argued that taking action on climate change is on a par with ending slavery. … Continue reading

Posted in Climate change

Guyana’s plan to preserve its rain forest.

From the New York Times ; In Guyana, where pristine rain forest still covers 75 percent of the land, and barely 750,000 people live in a country roughly the size of Britain, a young economist-turned-president is pushing a development model based … Continue reading

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100 Days to Copenhagen … counting down to the climate summit in December 2009.

  The official launch of the TckTckTck campaign and global partner campaigns was launched 28th August. With 100 days until the most important meeting of our times, TckTckTck is here to show that the world is ready for bold climate … Continue reading

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Pimp my Eco-pad

Not only is Marcus Brigstocke a very funny and talented comedian, he’s also a climate comedian.  No laughs at the expense of the environmentalist but in support of them. It must be very hard to write material that will make … Continue reading

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Prince’s Rainforests Project

The Prince’s Rainforests Project (PRP) today launched a worldwide campaign to raise awareness of the issues of our dwindling rainforests and the impacts of widespread deforestation and destruction. Kudos to Prince Charles.  He has made a video to help launch … Continue reading

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Coffee House 400,000

The Coffee House has reached 400,000 hits this week. Thank you all. Today is Financial Fools Day (scroll down to event listing), also known as Storm the Banks. The world’s most powerful leaders are here in London. Obama meets the … Continue reading

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To kill a mockingbird

Roxana Robinson writes in the International Herald Tribune, ‘And if that mockingbird don’t sing’. She writes; I live on an ordinary city block: concrete and pavement, urban and austere. Behind our apartment building there’s a meager garden space, hollowed out … Continue reading

Posted in Biodiversity, Climate change, Disease, Media, Nature & Conservation, Sustainablity, Urban, US, Wildlife | Tagged , | 13 Comments

Breathingearth.net; track population & CO2 data

Visit breathingearth.net There you will find an interactive map showing a simulation of world and country population figures, as well as CO2 emissions. The population figures adjust all the time for birth and death rates for each country, adjusting the global … Continue reading

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