Soil carbon storage not the climate change fix it was thought, research finds

Guardian: Hopes that large amounts of planet-warming carbon dioxide could be buried in soils appear to be grossly misplaced, with new research finding that the [...]

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White House hopes to fight climate change with data sharing

Engadget: Despite some scary evidence that climate change is affecting weather patterns and even shifting how the Earth moves, 43 percent of Americans wouldn’t spend [...]

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Native American tribes bring Dakota pipeline fight to U.S. Congress

Reuters: Native American tribes took their fight to Washington on Thursday to stop development of a $3.7 billion oil pipeline, as Democrats in the U.S. [...]

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Obama Just Tied Climate Change to National Security

Climate Central: On Wednesday, President Obama took another step toward securing his climate legacy. This time his focus wasn’t on energy, public lands or international [...]

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Land grabbing and environmental destruction could now be prosecuted under international law

Mongabay: The International Criminal Court (ICC), housed at The Hague in the Netherlands, has mostly focused on human rights abuses and war crimes committed during [...]

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The Indian Ocean sea level rose twice as fast as the global average since 2003

Science Blog: A new paper in the Journal of Geophysical Research shows that sea level rise in the northern Indian Ocean rose twice as fast [...]

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Mangrove loss threatens Kenyan coastal communities and the climate

Climate Home: Strolling through the small town of Lamu, the main town on an island of the same name surrounded by a coral-rich archipelago off [...]

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Oil and gas wastewater is changing the Earth’s surface, study finds

Yahoo: The U.S. oil and gas industry is having a visible effect on the Earth’s surface, a new review of satellite images has found.
In recent [...]

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Peace Pipes, Not Oil Pipes: Indians Battle Modern-Day Cowboys to Save Sacred Land

TomDispatch: Cowboys and Indians are at it again.
Americans who don’t live in the West may think that the historic clash of Native Americans and pioneering [...]

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Different tree species use the same genes to adapt to climate change

PhysOrg: Recently the team discovered that two distantly related tree species use the same genes to adapt to the range of temperatures in their geographical [...]

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