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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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Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Another Rig Catches Fire and Reignites Offshore Drilling Fears

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) On Thursday, a manageable explosion on a Gulf Coast oil rig reignited fears founded by the BP spill and revived calls for a reassessment of the country’s drilling policies. Just before 9 a.m. Thursday morning, the Vermilion Oil Rig 380 exploded. Unlike the Deepwater Horizon rig, this one was located in…

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