Antarctica about to calve an Iceberg about twice size of New York City. https://ift.tt/2BMwJCJ From NASA Earth Observatory and the “doing what ice shelves normally do but now we have satellites to observe them” department. Countdown to Calving at Brunt Ice Shelf Cracks growing across Antarctica’s Brunt Ice Shelf are poised to release an iceberg […]Read more "Antarctica about to calve an Iceberg about twice size of New York City."
Ohio Grassroots Group Wants A Great Lake To Have Its Own Bill Of Rights https://ift.tt/2H0ndz4 Voters in Toledo, Ohio, will decide if Lake Erie has legal rights. It’s an attempt to amend the city’s charter after efforts failed to address toxic algal blooms that affect water supplies. Superforest via Environment : NPR https://ift.tt/2iBXQGlRead more "Ohio Grassroots Group Wants A Great Lake To Have Its Own Bill Of Rights"
The Scientific Baloney Detection Kit https://ift.tt/2TasxXe By Jim Steele published in What’s Natural? column of Pacifica Tribune February 20, 2019 Politicians from all sides manufacture “crises” and “demons” to promote their agendas superficially designed to fight those crises. In his book “The Demon Haunted World”, Carl Sagan famously published his Scientific Baloney Detection Kit; a […]Read more "The Scientific Baloney Detection Kit"
Critics Say Border Wall Could Harm Wildlife Corridors And Sensitive Desert Terrain https://ift.tt/2IqWyhe The wall along the U.S.-Mexico border cuts across sensitive desert and mountainous terrain. But environmental regulations are waived for wall construction, raising concerns about longterm damage. (Image credit: Mallory Falk/KRWG) Superforest via Environment : NPR https://ift.tt/2iBXQGlRead more "Critics Say Border Wall Could Harm Wildlife Corridors And Sensitive Desert Terrain"
Indonesia’s presidential face-off shows candidates’ weak stance on climate change https://ift.tt/2U1AN9o Despite the grave threat of climate change and the repeated calls of the Bersihkan Indonesia (Clean Indonesia) Coalition, neither presidential candidate even mentioned climate change during this week’s environmental debate. We need urgent action to transition Indonesia towards 100% renewable energy and our movement […]Read more "Indonesia’s presidential face-off shows candidates’ weak stance on climate change"
The World Bank and its Defunct Energy Policy https://ift.tt/2E3wWS7 By Tilak Doshi, The shock resignation of World Bank President Dr Jim Yong Kim, announced in early January, more than three years before his term would have ended, and the nomination of David Malpass, one of the institution’s sharpest critics in the current US administration, has […]Read more "The World Bank and its Defunct Energy Policy"
Washington Post: Will Happer to be Appointed to the Presidential Committee on Climate Security https://ift.tt/2tviUE5 Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to the Washington Post, Climate Skeptic Will Happer will be part of a team President Trump is assembling a White House committee to scrutinise wild climate change claims being presented by government agencies. White […]Read more "Washington Post: Will Happer to be Appointed to the Presidential Committee on Climate Security"