GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week:
- World leaders at the Rio+20 Earth Summit made little progress last week on how to collectively address climate change and sustainable development. Maybe we should just skip our leaders are have every city in the world work to make changes on the local level?
- The Koch Brothers spend their money on hyper-conservative political campaigns that only a small amount of Americans support, yet almost all of us buy their products (Georgia Pacific) and contribute to these campaigns. Want to find a way to stop giving the Koch Brothers so much of your money? Now there’s an app for that! Darcey Burner, a former Microsoft programmer and current candidate for Congress from Washington State has developed an app so that you can avoid giving money to the Koch Brothers.
- Planetary boundaries: how much can we stress our global environment before it stops working in our favor? I would rather not test that one, but it looks like we are going for it anyway. Read More→