Monthly Archives: December 2014

US to Allow Oil Exports for First Time in 40 Years

Israel National News: Already lower than it has been in nearly a decade, the price of oil is likely to drop even further. The […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Tracing the Roots of Pope Francis’s Climate Plans for 2015

New York Times: One of the highlights of my year, perhaps my career, was being able to participate in “Sustainable Humanity, Sustainable Nature: Our Responsibility,” […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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2015 Climate change target: 192 nations, two weeks of negotiations – and one world to save

Independent: In what is widely regarded as the last chance to save the world from the worst ravages of climate change, 192 nations have pledged […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Rain Eases California Drought Anxiety, If Not The Actual Drought

National Public Radio: The small city of Orange Cove, at the doorstep of the Sierra Nevada in central California, was suffering the brunt of the […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Hottest Year Ever: 5 Places Where 2014 Temps Really Cooked

LiveScience: Though the official numbers aren’t in for December, it’s likely that 2014 will go down as the planet’s hottest year on record, at least […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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California Droughts Could Have Dangerous Ripple Effects

LiveScience: Epic droughts like the one gripping California for three years now may become more frequent in the future due to climate change, according to […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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In Migrant Camp, Calif Drought Brings Familiar Desperation

National Geographic: “They were hungry, and they were fierce. And they had hoped to find a home, and they found only hatred.-The Grapes of Wrath Like […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Tropical Forests May Inhale Third of Fossil Fuel Emissions

Climate Central: Plant a tree. Preserve a forest. Save the Earth from climate change? It’s of course much more complicated than that, and slowing the tide […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Plastic Bag Manufacturers Spend $3 Million Hoping Repeal Calif Ban

EcoWatch: This past September, California became the first state in the U.S. to ban single-use plastic bags when Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill sponsored […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Himalaya future is warmer, not brighter

CNN: As snow layered the trail before him, Hari Chaudhary thought it was odd. The veteran trekking guide had never seen snow on the trail […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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