“I myself cherish the wildlands of Utah, like the Dark Canyon Wilderness Area,...– Robert Redford in a new article for The Huffington Post outlining why he believes we needs a bold new vision in preserving the wilderness of America. via ecorazzi
Benefits of tackling climate change will balance... →
Damian Carrington @ Guardian ~ Benefits of tackling climate change will balance cost of action: IPCC chief: The cost of tackling climate change will be paid for by benefits that would come from better energy security, employment and health, Rajendra Pachauri says ahead of major announcement on 2013 reports Measures needed to tackle global warming could save economies more money than they cost,...
Petermann glacier in Greenland to Lose Manhattan-sized Ice Chunk: TreeHugger via NewScientist
G8: World leaders fail to agree specific target... →
Patrick Wintour and Larry Elliott in L’Aquila @ Guardian ~ G8: World leaders fail to agree specific target for climate cuts in L’Aquila: Rich and developing countries agree only to ‘substantially reduce’ global emissions by 2050 World leaders, including the developing nations, yesterday committed themselves only to “substantially reducing global emissions by...
Poor face more hunger as climate change leads to... →
Environment editor John Vidal @ Guardian ~ Poor face more hunger as climate change leads to crop failure, says Oxfam • Seasons appear to have shrunk in variety • Storms and heavier rains more common Hunger may become the defining human tragedy of the century as the climate changes and hundreds of millions of farmers already struggling to grow enough food are forced to adapt to drought and...
Current Green: Alberta Tar Sands
Canada & Japan blocking climate-change deal, Sir... →
Hannah Devlin @ Times Online ~ Canada and Japan blocking climate-change deal, Sir David King warns Canada and Japan were blocking a possible deal on climate change at the Copenhagen summit, Sir David King, the former Chief Scientific Adviser, warned yesterday. Speaking at the World Conference of Science Journalists, Sir David said that the two countries had stepped into the breach left by the...