Month: May 2011

Climate Change and Business Coal Energy Policy Environmental News Fossil Fuels Global Warming News Grassroots Activism New Energy Economy Oceans Sustainable Economy

Enviro New Wrap: Nuclear Powet Updates; Cautious Chevron Shareholders; Cheaper

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Nuclear power news wrap: Turkey is industrializing and modernizing at the expense of the environment. Nuclear plants and dams are in the works. While Turkey is building nuclear plants, industrialized countries are stepping away from them. Germany is stepping past […]Read More

Environmental Protection Agency Global Warming News Oceans Solutions

New Study Suggests Current Laws Can Help Local Communities Ease

Many experts warn of rapidly increasing ocean acidification as a global issue in need of urgent action. While carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels drives the ongoing alteration in ocean chemistry on a global scale, a new study just published in the journal Science says coastal communities don’t need to wait for global solution to […]Read More

Climate Change and Civil Society Climate Change Deniers Video

I’m a Climate Scientist Rap

Who says scientists can’t rap? Here is proof that they can. Deny it if you want. The video comes from HungryBeast, the YouTube home for Australian comedian Dan Ilic. For more background on the video and its inspiration, Morgan Clendaniel has a good article in FastCompany. Lyrics are below the video. [yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7wdKg8rYL0&feature=youtu.be’]Read More

Climate Change and Business Climate Change and Civil Society Environmental News Extreme Weather Global Warming News

Tornadoes and Floods Underscore the Costs of Global Warming

The current wave of tornados and floods are a small preview of what life will look like in a world ravaged by global warming. The US Global Change Research Program has warned of more extreme weather events in the future as the planet gets warmer. When it comes to tornados, 2011 is proving to be the deadliest and […]Read More

Environmental News Forests Global Warming News

Brazil Forms “Crisis Counsel” in Response to Dramatic Increase in

Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil has risen six-fold, according to recent satellite images from the National Institute for Space Research. Comparing data from March-April 2010 to the same period this year shows deforestation has increased from 103 square kilometers in 2010 to 593 square kilometers just one year later. Most of that deforestation […]Read More

Carbon Emissions China Climate Change and Business Climate Change and Politics Climate Science Efficiency Energy Policy Environmental Environmental News Environmental Resources Forests Fossil Fuels Global Warming News Green Economy Natural Gas New Energy Economy Renewable Energy Sustainable Economy

Enviro New Wrap: Drilling vs. Gas Prices; Three Gorges Dam

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Shell is building a monstrous offshore natural gas platform. The rig won’t be ready until 2017, which means that Shell is banking on the world needing large amounts of natural gas in the next 30 years. Companies like Shell tell […]Read More