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Rising Temperature, Sea Level On Track to Wipe Out Major World Cities Former Shell Exec Tells UN

The global community of nations is headed for catastrophes on an unprecedented scope and scale if fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions continue on trend, according to the latest scientific evidence and research. Global average temperature is on a path toward a warming of 4 degrees Celsius, which could result in sea level rises of 70 meters (230 feet), wiping out major cities, including London, New York, Shanghai and Tokyo.

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A Glass Ceiling on Economic Recovery: Peak Oil in 2014-2015

As per the contention of Peak Oil proponents, the economics of oil supply and demand will act as “a glass ceiling” to economic recovery, hastening demand for alternative energy sources sooner than many expect, according to a new study released by the New Economics Foundation (NEF). “Sustained high oil prices and price spikes will have a significant impact on the…

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House Republicans’ Energy Policy Delusions

House Republicans have been lambasting President Obama, asserting that it’s the president’s “all of the above” energy policy for rising gasoline and fuel prices. Nothing could be further from the truth, as the Obama administration has pointed out that US oil and gas production has actually increased during his first term. Apparently, House Republicans don’t know the basics when it comes to how prices are set in a global oil market, or the dynamics and mechanics of oil exploration and production in the 21st century.

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Enviro News Wrap: UK Cod Fisheries Collapse; Outlook for Global Climate Treaty; No Fracking in France, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) is the international mechanism for protecting species in peril, but it is not doing its job. In the UK the cod population has finally fully collapsed and no government organization ever stepped in and stopped the abuse….

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Enviro News Wrap: Rick Perry – an American Idiot? Keystone Pipeline Gets State Dept. Thumbs-up; The Economics of Declining Oil, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Rick Perry, my new favorite American idiot. Ricky Perry thinks Climate Science is a farce. We should learn more about this man so we can more fully understand people that replace facts with belief. Science has been fighting people like Perry for hundreds of years,…

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The Tar Sands of Alberta represents one of the most environmentally devastating forms of oil extraction ever devised.

Protests Over Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Enter Third Day in DC

In a third consecutive day of sit-in protests in front of the White House, 65 demonstrators were taken into custody on Monday morning following two days of arrests stemming from organized grassroots resistance against the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, a nearly 2000 mile line from the tar sands of Alberta, Canada south to Texas. The constitutionally protected civil…

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Peak Oil from How to Boil a Frog

What is peak oil and what does it mean for the future of our society? These videos from filmmaker How to Boil a Frog takes a look at the reality of our almost complete dependence on petroleum and fossil fuels in almost all aspects of modern civilization. The following videos provide an introductory look at peak oil. Part one: [yframe…

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