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Events in Drought-Stricken India Parallel Recent Experience in California

Groundwater aquifers are being sucked dry amidst a two year-long drought as Indian farmers drill and pump more groundwater in bids to make up for shortfalls in precipitation resulting from the delayed onset of weaker summer monsoon rains.

Blog Action Day: Perennial Crops, Sustainable Agriculture – A 21st Century Green Revolution

To help celebrate Blog Action Day 2011, I am republishing this article on sustainable agriculture that I originally wrote for Planetsave.com. GlobalWarmingisReal.com applauds the efforts of Blog Action Day to focus attention on the pressing issue of food and sustainable agriculuture When two German scientists figured out how to how to turn atmospheric nitrogen into ammonia, in what is now…

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The latest environmental news headlines

Enviro New Wrap: Energy in the U.S.; Better Plastics; the True Costs of CO2, and more

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Energy policy in the United States: The amount of oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is spilled annually in Nigeria. Communities are permanently decimated. This is where the energy to power your car comes from. But, there is hope. In California the…

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Thomas Friedman at the Aspen Institute: Hot Flat and Crowded – Why We Need a Green Revolution

Thomas Friedman, speaking at the Aspen Institute, discusses his book Hot, Flat, and Crowded and what a “green revolution” might look like. Part One: Part Two: Part Three: