Archive for the ‘Global-Warming’ Category

Billions Could Go Hungry From Global Warming By 2100

There is a 90% chance that 3 billion people will have
to choose between going hungry and moving their
families to milder climes because of climate change
within 100 years, says new research.

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How to Stop Global Warming With CRAGs: Jargon Watch

CRAGs — or Carbon Rationing Action Groups, are
support groups dedicated to taking action to stop
global warming through careful tracking of personal
carbon emissions. Find out how you can contribute!

The Article: How to Stop Global Warming With CRAGs:
Jargon Watch

House committee OKs climate bill

The House Energy and Commerce Committee passed an energy and climate bill on Thursday that puts a cap on greenhouse gases in a way designed to give heavy polluters years to transition to low-carbon technologies.
The American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009, sponsored by Congressmen Henry Waxman and Edward Markey, passed through the committee after four days of marathon “markup” sessions where dozens of amendments were considered.

The bill calls for a cap-and-trade system designed to reduce greenhouse gases and a mandate that would require utilities to get a portion of their electricity from renewable energy sources.
Concessions were made during negotiations, causing some environmental groups, including Greenpeace, to withdraw support for the bill and business groups to warn that the impact on new technology development will muted. See Full Article Here

Newsweek Flubs Facts About Global Warming

Though its intentions were sound — presumably
attempting to shine a light on global warming deniers
and their funding resources — Newsweek made several
significant mistakes and used outdated science in its
cover story last week.

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The Big Ask: Climate change, “ACT NOW!”

We need to save our Planet Earth. Let every individual and institution now think and act as a responsible trustee of Earth, seeking choices in ecology, economics and ethics that will provide a sustainable future, eliminate pollution, poverty and violence, awaken the wonder of life and foster peaceful progress in the human adventure.”

Prevention of Global Warming: Understanding The Main Causes

With Congress deep in debate over legislation aimed
at the prevention of global warming, and skeptics
ramping up their rhetoric, now is a good time to take
a step back to some basics — more accurate information
is critical here.

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The Article: Prevention of Global Warming:
Understanding The Main Causes

SIGN THIS PETITION: Help Poor Nations Adapt to Climate Change!

Negotiations are taking place on a new Kyoto treaty.
The focus of those negotiations has been on limiting
carbon emissions. We need to make sure the
agreement also includes funding to help developing
countries adapt to climate change.

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Adapt to Climate Change!