Monday, 7 April 2014

Climate Science's Dire Warning (Podcast)

The majority of the world is convinced that humans are changing the climate, for the worse. Now, evidence is mounting that paints just how grim a future we are making for ourselves and the planet.

Listen: Podcast

Read: Climate Science's Dire Warning

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

IPCC Report On Climate Change Released

The Final Draft Report, dated 28 October 2013, of the Working Group II contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Climate Change 2014:Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability was accepted but not approved in detail by the 10th Session of Working Group II and the 38th Session of the IPCC on 29 March 2014 in Yokohama, Japan. It consists of the full scientific and technical assessment undertaken by Working Group II.

Here's an overview of the draft: 

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Local Governments Take Action To Protect Residents

 The council of the Los Angeles County city of Carson, California, has unanimously approved a 45-day moratorium on new oil and gas drilling, a setback for Occidental Petroleum's plans to drill more than 200 new wells there and the latest example of local governments taking a stand against fracking...

..."There are too many questions, too many unknowns and too many possible bad consequences that could result from the city engaging in this activity," said Albert Robles, the Carson council member who led the moratorium charge.


http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/19/california-fracking-idUSL2N0MG04020140319