Greenhouse Gases Peak at Record Levels for 2012, Highest in 800,000 Years

Green Prophet

Green Prophet received the update from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. According to latest estimates, atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gases blamed for what is climate change hit a new record in 2012.

Nature’s Climate Solutions

Conservancy Talk

Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges facing our planet today. The way we manage our lands can either accelerate or slow the rate of climate change. We aim to inspire change across hundreds of millions of acres around the world.

Certainer

Environmental Economics

In its "synthesis report," the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said that the hundreds of authors involved in the study were even more certain than before that the planet is warming and humans are the cause. via www.cnn.com. The founder of the Weather Channel disagrees:   See? I'm fair and balanced

It's Final -- Corn Ethanol Is Of No Use

Green (Living) Review

OK, can we please stop pretending biofuel made from corn is helping the planet and the environment?

Faith and science leaders unite to save our planet – on Indiegogo!

Green Prophet

We report on news, and on the ground organizations like the Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development , based in Jerusalem, physically unites people of faith to spark change in local communities. Check it out on Indiegogo and mark your support with a small donation.

There is nothing funny about climate change

Environmental Economics

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned Monday that global warming is likely to become completely irreversible if no successful effort is made to slow down the trend before 2006. "If we wait until 1998 or even 1995 to really start doing something about climate change, our planet's rising temperature will already have set in motion a series of devastating and irreparable long-term consequences.

U.N. Panel Issues Its Starkest Warning Yet on Global Warming

Green (Living) Review

COPENHAGEN — The gathering risks of climate change are so profound that they could stall or even reverse generations of progress against poverty and hunger if greenhouse emissions continue at a runaway pace, according to a major new United Nations report.

Tackling climate change presents a ‘golden opportunity’ for public health

Green (Living) Review

For Carol Kelly, biking to and from work is a no-brainer: She doesn’t have to deal with the notorious Seattle traffic, she can exercise without visiting the dreary gym, and she saves money on gas. The planet is going to burn up.

UN Blames People for Global Warming, Warns of Dire Consequences

Green Prophet

Just when the weather was cooling down in the Middle East a little, we get woke up again with the usual alarm and this time from a United Nations panel: humankind is to blame for global warming, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns in a new report just out.

Invest in “climate nice” rice bonds

Green Prophet

But if you invest in climate-nice rice production, the cornerstone of global food security you will be doing a better thing for this planet. . New reports suggest climate change is worse than we thought (we’ve made Greta real mad ).

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UN To Create New Panel On Biodiversity

Eco Friendly Daily

The report indicated that human activities were putting the planet at risk at not being able to sustain life. The report began negotiations into creating a group concerning the planet’s biodiversity, much like the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for global warming.

World Bank's Tata Mundra conflicts with climate findings

Sierra Club Compass

If we don’t curb greenhouse gas emissions now, we’ll soon be past the point of no return to save the planet. That’s the conclusion of the newest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

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Study: Earth’s Water Cycles Changing Rapidly Due To Global Warming

Eco Friendly Daily

The planet is changing due to global warming. In the face of these changes, scientists are now following natural phenomena closer than ever before to detail potential changes. One group of researchers performed such studies regarding water cycles on the planet.

The Risks of Climate Disruption

Sierra Club Compass

If we continue on our current climate disruption path, scientists say that's exactly what will happen. What they found is that climate disruption is already occurring on every continent and in every ocean, and it disproportionately affects some communities. They

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Welcome to My New Column on Ecofeminism

Eco Chic

Once a week, I’ll be tackling a variety of topics here, all related to women and our unique relationship to the planet. . Ladies, Gents, or whatever your preferred pronouns are — we’re on the brink of an ecological collapse. (Photo by Jennifer Hubacher).

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Africa's worst drought tied to industrial pollution by the West

Green (Living) Review

The biggest drought to hit the planet in the 20th century, the Sahel drought, sucked Central Africa dry from the 1970s to the 1990s. A new study blames the dry spell on pollution in the Northern Hemisphere, primarily from America and Europe.

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Al Gore goes vegan for environmental reasons

Green Blog

Former Vice President, climate activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore has switched to a vegan diet due to environmental concerns. The Washington Post caught up on this, investigated further and found “an individual familiar with Gore''s decision” who told the paper that Gore had taken up a vegan diet several months ago. Rajendra Pachauri , chairperson of the IPCC, have stressed the importance of cutting back on meat.

Climate change “worst” is yet to come, UN report warns today

Green Prophet

The United Nations has issued a five years in the making report on climate change, and our future. Green Prophet obtained today’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report and the future looks bleak if we do not take action today.

How Science Prevailed Over the Politics of Climate Change

Eco Friendly Daily

Perhaps no topic has aroused such passion and fury on both fronts as climate change. Scientists have found a plethora of evidence to support the conclusion that the planet is changing. On the surface, it is a good, common-sense approach.

The Holy Land Puts Its Faith In Climate Action

Green Prophet

Whilst the major world religions can boast some great green principles at their core such as moderation , limiting waste and caring for nature , they have been rather slow to acknowledge human-induced climate change and the need for joint action. Which is why it’s so great to hear that the Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land (CRIHL) , which represent all recognized religions in the Holy Land, has formally recognized the global challenge of climate change.

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Bill McKibben: The IPCC still underestimates the situation

Green Blog

Bill McKibben, Co-founder of 350.org and – dare I say it – one of the most famous climate activist, has given his opinion about the latest IPCC assessment report on climate change. David Spratt , an Australia-based climate blogger, pointed out just this for Al Jazeera.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Monoculture Farming

Greentumble

And they seemed to be the ultimate solution to maximizing agricultural production from cultivated lands by narrowing down the focus on high-yielding varieties or breeds that prospered the most in local conditions. Environmental pollution and climate change. Not climate smart.

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Carbon emissions sees record rise despite economic recession

Green Blog

Analysts from IEA says the extreme rise in greenhouse gas emissions will make it impossible to reach the 2 degrees target that politicians have claimed is the threshold we should aim for to prevent dangerous runaway climate change. This is the worst news on emissions," Birol told the Guardian. "It Such warming would disrupt the lives and livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people across the planet, leading to widespread mass migration and conflict.

Arctic Sea Ice Recedes Further, Adds To Record Low

Eco Friendly Daily

In the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s report in 2007, scientists thought it likely that the Arctic would be ice-free in the summer months around the year 2100. million square miles record low recorded on September 18, 2007.

Air Pollution Causes and Effects

Greentumble

Although the sky appears limitless on a clear day, our atmosphere is actually a thin envelope surrounding the earth. For example, pteropods are tiny creatures fed on by whales but when exposed to water with higher levels of pH and carbonate, their shells dissolve.

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Karl Marx and the Metabolic Rift Theory

Green Blog

Today when half of the world’s population lives in cities this is happening on a larger and more global scale. This trade also involved transfer of labor from China to work on the guano islands in Peru under slave-like or even worse conditions. The Vulnerable Planet”.

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Climate Change - Youth Guide to Action

The Green Changemakers

Download the Climate Change Guide to Action In English (PDF, 2.2 MB) Link source - Taking IT global Climate change is any shift in weather patterns lasting at least 30 years. Most scientists agree, climate change is happening today in the form of manmade global warming.

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Packing List for the Second Week of COP18 - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

We are still waiting on the count but we think that at least a few miles are walked every day as we go from session to session. On this topic there is still much work to be done, as ambitious emission targets still need to be declared. The LCA is The Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action that was established under the Bali Action Plan. "Finance is at the heart of negotiations here” said Oxfam International climate change policy advisor Tim Gore.

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Climate safety report

The Green Changemakers

Climate Safety Publish at Scribd or explore others: Education The Public Interest Research Centre in the UK has just launched a 52-page advocacy report "Climate Safety", based on the Australian book "Climate Code Red". Download the report at: [link] What people are saying about "Climate Safety": “You cannot overstate the importance of this report: it has opened my eyes to levels of climate risk far beyond those of which I was aware.

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Climate Action: What Will it Take to Avert Disastrous Climate Change?

The Green Changemakers

by Sarah van Gelder, Madeline Ostrander, Doug Pibel 2005 was one of the busiest Atlantic hurricane seasons on record: 15 hurricanes formed, and four reached Category 5 status. Neither your mayor, nor your senator, nor certainly, your president has declared a climate emergency.

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A Radical Approach to the Climate Crisis

The Green Changemakers

One finds versions of this argument in the literature of eco-socialism, deep ecology, eco-anarchism, and even among many mainstream greens who, though typically declining to actually name the economic system, are fixated on the dangers of “growth.” Climate-change

UNU-IAS Reports and Policy Briefs

The Green Changemakers

Jadhav and Dede Prabowo REDD+ has become an important component in the discussions on climate change and forest governance, but there is further need to understand the linkages with local governance and the challenges for its implementation.

Making a green revolution

The Green Changemakers

As the writer Arundhati Roy says, ‘Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.’” Van Jones This is a review of three recently-published books on the climate crisis and what we need to do about it: Thomas L. Friedman’s book, over twice as long as Brune’s and Jones,’ presents pretty much a top-down, elite perspective on the crisis. Friedman is very strong on innovation and the market.

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