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Wildfires set new destructive records in Colorado and New Mexico due to climate change - by Takver - Climate IMC
High temperatures, high winds and low humidity are contributing to extreme fire weather across the US southwest. In Colorado the Black Forest fire burning north east of Colorado Springs has become the most destructive fire on record for the state destroying at least 379 homes and killing two people. Over the border the Whitewater Baldy Complex fire in the Gila National Forest has become the largest wildfire in New Mexico's recorded history. For several years scientists have indicated that Cli...
Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2013 10:37PM
Mayor Bloomberg launches $20 billion climate adaptation strategy for New York - by Takver - Climate IMC
In a bold statement on June 11, 2013 from a former Naval Yard on Staten Island that was flood damaged by Ex-Tropical Cyclone Sandy, Michael Bloomberg, the Mayor of New York, launched a plan of climate adaptation and resilience for the city.
Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:44AM
Climate change driving California native fish species to extinction - by Takver - Climate IMC
Eighty two percent of native freshwater fish species in California, including salmon, are likely to become extinct on present trends within the next century due to climate change, reports a study lead by Professor Peter Moyle from University of California Davis.
Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2013 8:48AM
US Forest Service Chief warns of more extreme wild fires associated with climate change - by Takver - Climate IMC
Wild fires are getting bigger and burning with greater intensity with an extended fire season, due in large part to climate change, according to testimony this week of Thomas Tidwell, Head of the US Forest Service to the US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
Posted: Sun Jun 9, 2013 8:18PM
Frogs, Salamanders, turtles declining rapidly in US due to climate change and habitat loss - by Takver - Climate IMC
A recent study revealed amphibian declines are occurring much more rapidly and more widespread than expected in species populations across the United States, even in protected national parks and wildlife refuges.
Posted: Sun Jun 9, 2013 2:54AM
Monsanto: Contamination by all means necessary - by Colin Todhunter
Monsanto will contaminate crops and govermment bodies by all means necessary in order to monopolise the global food chain. This article looks at the contamination of US wheat via open field trials and highlights how Monsanto has hijacked government bodies from the US to Europe and India.
Posted: Tue Jun 4, 2013 9:18AM
Despite Brutal Crackdown, Uprising in Turkey Continues - by Steven Argue
The demonstrations began a few days ago against plans to turn a loved and historic city park into a shopping mall. The struggle is now much bigger than that.
Posted: Sat Jun 1, 2013 5:59AM
Protesting the Keystone XL Pipeline - by Nathaniel Batchelder
Nancy Zorn and Stefan Warner are two Oklahoma City activists with the Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance, arrested for nonviolently protesting construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Opposition to the pipeline and development of the Canadian tar sands is based on a long-range view of tar sands development and its threat to sustainability on earth.
Posted: Fri May 31, 2013 6:20AM
“Guarda Bosques” (Forest Keepers) Entire Documentary - by WeCopwatch
In Cheran, Michoacan community members have kicked out the police and military and are practicing self determination and self defense against the local corrupt narco-government.
Posted: Tue May 28, 2013 5:04PM
Less Growth = More Happiness - by Rudolf Hickel
The question about alternatives to the dominant western model of life and growth becomes increasingly urgent together with the looming-or already occurred-surpassing of Peak Oil. New measurements of prosperity are improvements over the gross domestic product since they include life satisfaction, access to health care and education and environmental damage.
Posted: Tue May 28, 2013 3:05AM
Monsanto: Profits Above Human Health - by Stephen Lendman
Monsanto: Profits Above Human Health by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Sat May 25, 2013 11:51PM
Global Warming to exacerbate Heat related deaths, more storms for New York - by Takver - Climate IMC
The residents of Manhattan and New York are already feeling the effects of global warming after experiencing Hurricanes Irene and Superstorm Sandy. But more is in store with more frequent large storms, rising sea levels, and higher temperatures and heatwaves in summer. The latest scientific study identifies that rising temperatures and heatwaves are likely to substantially increase temperature related deaths in the city.
Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 10:06AM
Public hearing ordered for San Onofre nuclear restart - by indyradio.nu
Received from Friends of the Earth this morning, news of a significant victory: “The U.S. Atomic Safety Licensing Board ruled today that the reactors can not be restarted before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a formal license amendment proceeding with full public participation.”
Posted: Tue May 14, 2013 2:50PM
Keystone XL Pipeline Could Cost $100 Billion Per Year in Health and Environmental Damages - by Oil Change International
Oil Change International today uncovered that the full cost of the Keystone XL Pipeline could be upwards of $100 Billion per year...
Posted: Tue May 7, 2013 1:56PM
Fukushima's Catastrophic Aftermath Continues - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Sat Apr 27, 2013 12:01AM
Climate protest: Coal ship boarded by activists off Australia's Great Barrier Reef - by Takver - Climate IMC
In a climate change protest over Australian coal exports, Greenpeace activists boarded a bulk coal carrier while navigating through the Great Barrier Reef on 23 April 2013. The ship, the MV Meister, had just loaded coal from Abbot Point, located 25km north of the town of Bowen on the central Queensland coast.
Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:52PM
Protesters mock Peter Munk as Barrick Gold share price plummets - by Sakura Saunders
Protesters braved the rain to send a message to shareholders of Barrick Gold: "Barrick is a toxic asset, invest in life!"
Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:02PM
Philippine climate activists expose risks of dirty coal. - by Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ
300-strong climate activists and anti-coal advocates stormed the Department of Energy to voice out their opposition to coal mines and coal-fired power plants promoted by the government and to launch the group’s Campaign Against Dirty Energy and for People’s Access to Safe, Renewable and Democratic Energy Alternatives.
Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:29AM
Democrat Obama Charged Environmentalist Tim DeChristopher - by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
Environmentalist Tim DeChristopher was charged in April 2009 by Democrat Obama for interfering with a 2008 public auction when he disrupted the Bush administration’s last-minute move to sell off oil and gas exploitation rights in Utah. The auction was declared illegal and he had rasied money to make the first payment, both points a judge would not let the jury know, demonstrating we have no justice system.
Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:44AM
Swordfish Caught in Driftnets is California's Deadliest Catch - by Teri Shore
CA Drift Gillnet Fleet Deemed Most Dangerous along U.S. West Coast for Whales The California drift gillnet fishery for swordfish and shark is the most dangerous fishery for whales and other marine mammals along the U.S. West Coast from California to Alaska. A new federal review of marine mammal bycatch in commercial fisheries found that the drift gillnet fleet is causing more harm to whales than ever. The 25 vessels operating in the drift gillnet fishery now accidentally capture and kill m...
Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:21PM