Here we go – Dem attempting to declare climate change a “national emergency”

Here we go – Dem attempting to declare climate change a “national emergency” http://bit.ly/2IjJjza Here we go – Dem attempting to declare climate change a “national emergency” by Josh Siegel Democratic Rep. Earl Blumenauer of Oregon said Friday he intends to introduce a resolution declaring climate change a national emergency. Blumenauer, who has endorsed the […]

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Tree love and lonely elephants, AI in restoration, and palm oil myths debunked

Tree love and lonely elephants, AI in restoration, and palm oil myths debunked http://bit.ly/2ImjHl8 In Forests News last week: Palm oil; Smallholder expansion on the rise The assumption that major industry are solely responsible for the conversion of peatlands into oil palm plantations has been turned on its head by new research. The study, led […]

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #348

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #348 https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/02/18/weekly-climate-and-energy-news-roundup-348/ The Week That Was: 2019-02-16 (February 16, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project   Quote of the Week: “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better” – attributed to Albert Einstein.   Number of the Week: $425 […]

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Kelapa sawit: Meningkatnya ekspansi petani ke lahan gambut

Kelapa sawit: Meningkatnya ekspansi petani ke lahan gambut https://forestsnews.cifor.org/59857/kelapa-sawit-meningkatnya-ekspansi-petani-ke-lahan-gambut?fnl= Narasi populer mengenai kelapa sawit di Kalimantan adalah kisah David dan Goliath. Deforestasi dan konversi lahan gambut terutama dilakukan oleh bisnis besar pengembang kelapa sawit dalam perkebunan industrial dan mengekspornya ke pasar luar negeri. Kisah ini terus berberkembang. Sementara petani yang umumnya mengolah petak kecil lahan, […]

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How to feed the world by 2050? Recent breakthrough boosts plant growth by 40 percent

How to feed the world by 2050? Recent breakthrough boosts plant growth by 40 percent http://bit.ly/2tpBTQt User David B (H/T) notes: So if the gene editing can capture part of the 30% calorie loss to photorespiration, and if CO2 doubles by 2050, this looks like a win/win for those worried about food insecurity. And I […]

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The Green New Deal Isn’t Just About Energy, It’s Also About Controlling What Americans Eat

The Green New Deal Isn’t Just About Energy, It’s Also About Controlling What Americans Eat http://bit.ly/2GOy5A0 From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor The Green New Deal seems to embrace the anti-beef and dairy industry sentiment of the environmental left. Green New Dealers want to remake American society, including how to produce and […]

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