Tags : environmental disasters

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The Invisible Climate Nightmare Unfolding in California

One of the biggest environmental disasters in US history is happening right now in southern California. The methane leak at the SoCalGas Aliso Canyon Storage Facility, located in the Porter Ranch neighborhood of northwest Los Angeles, is already the largest such leak in U.S. history and it is far from over. The leak started in […]Read More

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The Costa Concordia and the Destructive Environmental Impact of Cruise

The recent sinking of the Costa Concordia underscores the destructive environmental impact of cruise liners. The ship went down on January 13 with 4,200 passengers and crew on board. Seventeen people are confirmed dead and 15 people are still missing. Even if they manage to stay afloat, these massive ships have enormous footprints. If the […]Read More

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: BP Oil Hits

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) Oil has hit shore in Louisiana, and despite BP’s best efforts to keep the media away, reporters can now touch the greasy stuff with their hands and feet. The onrush of oil into the Gulf has continued for over a month now, and while BP is […]Read More