See how Asia’s Aral Sea shrinks before our very eyes in these time lapse photos

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Located in the arid plains between Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan, the Soviet Union had great plans to build a cotton empire and diverted water from the Aral Sea to irrigate crops. We’ve killed it!


Turkey Tells Egypt to Bypass Israel and Cyprus With Long Pipeline to Europe

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Turkish PM Erdogan on recent visit to Egypt; more energy influence at Israel’s expense. AP photo by Maggie Michael and Lee Keeth.


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Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

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In 2009 the German Advisory Council on Climate Change (WBGU) determined that for a 75% chance of avoiding a 2 degree C temperature rise, the World must pollute less than 600 Gt CO2 between 2010 and essentially zero emissions in 2050. In 2009 Australia’s population was 22.0 Based on its 2009 Domestic plus Exported GHG pollution rate, Australia will take 72.1 Instead Australia officially projects to INCREASE its annual pollution by 2020 by about 27% over that in 2009.


UNU-IAS Reports and Policy Briefs

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UNU-IAS, April 2009, 36 pages Download report as a.pdf file (1.12 2013 Governing the Forests: An Institutional Analysis of REDD+ and Community Forest Management in Asia By Jose Puppim de Oliveira, Tim Cadman, Hwan Ok Ma, Tek Maraseni, Anar Koli, Yogesh D.


Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

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In 2009 the WBGU which advises the German Government on climate change estimated that for a 75% chance of avoiding a disastrous 2C temperature rise (EU policy), the World must emit no more than 600 billion tones of CO2 between 2010 and zero emissions in 2050. What if the key actors in climate change are … cows, pigs and chickens? ”, World Watch, November/December 2009). Bauer , “ Improved Attribution of Climate Forcing to Emissions ” and Shindell et al (2009), Fig.2 ).