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Enviro News Wrap: No Debating Climate Change; Cornbelt Inching Northward; GeoEngineering for Profit, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Environmentalism has become a partisan issue. Many forget that most of our national environmental laws were signed into law by Nixon. Since then the dirty energy industry has realized that there is public opposition to their business and has flooded politics with…

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Enviro News Wrap: Solar Energy Zones; NatGas-bridge fuel or Clean Energy Blockade; Disney Adopts Sustainable Paper, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Obama and Romney have very different approaches to energy and our environment. Obama is a pragmatist and realizes that we have to use all energy sources, especially in the immediate future, Romney literally said he does not care about our environment and…

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Climate and population pressured combined with unsustainable agricultural practices threaten communities and farmers in northwestern China

Glacial Melting, Growing Population and Agricultural Practices Threaten Farmers, Communities in Northwest China

This confluence of factors is posing severe challenges not only locally in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region’s Tarim River basin, but regionally across Central Asia and beyond. A joint Chinese-German university research effort that aims to find sustainable, long-term solutions is underway.

Despite weakness in OECD economies, CO2 emissions reach record levels

Weakness in OECD Economies Doesn’t Stop Global CO2 Emissions from Reaching Record-High

Global CO2 emissions reached another record high in 2011, driven by growing use of fossil fuels in rapidly industrializing countries such as China and India. The US still tops the world by far in terms of per capita CO2 emissions, though China and India combined now account for as much as the entire OECD roster of industrialized member countries.

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Enviro News Wrap: Tipping Points; Climate Change and Food Prices; Heat Waves and Denial, and more

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Does our global ecosystem have a climate change tipping point? If so we could pass the point of no return without even knowing. It’s an apocalyptic thought, but if humans continue to use fossil fuels as their primary fuel source while adding billions more…

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Commerce Hikes Duties on Chinese Silicon Solar PV Imports

The additional duties are based on Commerce’s ongoing investigation of illegal Chinese subsidies for silicon solar cell and panel manufacturers and exports.

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Enviro News Wrap: Tariff on Chinese Solar Panels; Green Data Center for Apple; Brazil’s Rainforest, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The U.S. Government has made a preliminary ruling to put a 30 percent tariff on Chinese made solar panels. The final decision is on its way. The tariff will not bring Solar panel manufacturing to America because there are still countries in…

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