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The global transition to clean, renewable energy and away from nuclear and fossil fuels is well under way with remarkable developments happening every day. The Great Transition by Lester Brown, Janet Larsen, Matt Roney and Emily...
May 18, 2015 Bird flu outbreak threatens Iowa's egg industry - and more than 35million hens have been destroyed to stop its spreadSource: Daily Mail
The bird flu virus spread further Friday, as Iowa officials announced two more farms that hold a total of 4 million chickens tested positive for H5N2. Since March, the virus has led to the loss of well over 35 million birds in 13...
May 18, 2015 Earth Wins Time as Land and Seas Absorb More CarbonSource: TruthDig.com
LONDON—Half of all the carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels remain in the atmosphere. The good news is that only half remain in the atmosphere, while the rest have been taken up by the living world and then absorbed into...
Source: Think Progress
Last month, Starbucks came under fire for its bottled water business. An investigation by Mother Jones magazine found that Ethos — the Starbucks-owned water brand created “to help fix the global water crisis” — was sucking...
Source: CS Monitor
Shell Oil rigs are in Seattle, on their way to Alaska for offshore drilling. Hundreds of protesters paddling nearby are planning acts of civil disobedience in hopes of preventing damage to the Arctic and the effects of climate...
Source: THE gUARDIAN
Lowering the planet’s temperature with sulphate aerosols could cost less than $10bn a year, but would leave future generations with a double catastrophe
Source: The Telegraph
Antarctica's Larsen B ice-shelf is on course to disintegrate completely within the next five years, according to a new study by Nasa, the US space agency.
senior hydrologist for California says the state’s ongoing drought will become more severe—at least in the San Joaquin River Valley—than any similar-length drought of the past century.
Source: News Observer
Duke Energy ignored repeated warnings before a broken pipe dumped tons of coal ash into the Dan River last year, according to court filings Thursday as the company faces a federal judge.
Source: NY Times
A prolonged and mysterious die-off of the nation’s honeybees, a trend worrisome both to beekeepers and to farmers who depend on the insects to pollinate their crops, apparently worsened last year.
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