Monthly Archives: March 2015

Archer Daniels Midland to demand suppliers stop chopping down forests

Mongabay: While deforestation for soy production in the Brazilian Amazon has slowed since the establishment of a deforestation moratorium in 2006, clearing for soy has […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Antarctica May Have Hit Highest Temperature on Record

National Geographic: Scientists have measured what is likely the highest temperature ever on Antarctica: 63.5 degrees Fahrenheit (17.5 Celsius). The measurements were made last Tuesday at […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Agribusiness giant tells suppliers to stop cutting down forests

Grist: Today, the state of New York announced that, after negotiations with the global agribusiness conglomerate Archer Daniels Midland, ADM will adopt a no-deforestation policy […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Even climate villain Australia might be thinking about cleaning up its act

Climate Desk: There was a somewhat surprising announcement this week from a country with one of the world’s worst climate reputations: Australian Prime Minister Tony […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Here comes progress: what will planned megaprojects mean Amazon city?

Mongabay: The city of Itaituba, in western Pará state, is home to several construction projects of strategic interest for the Brazilian government. However, with local […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Major Wildlife Impacts Still Felt 5 Years After Gulf Oil Spill

Yale Environment 360: Nearly five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico continue to die at unprecedented rates, endangered […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Australia: World’s Worst Climate Villain Showed How Stop Global Warming

Climate Desk: There was a somewhat surprising announcement this week from a country with one of the world`s worst climate reputations: Australian Prime Minister Tony […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Fighting Dark Money to Restore Our Democracy

EcoWatch: It’s no secret that since the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision approved unrestricted campaign spending by corporations, elections have been drowning in […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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US makes climate pledge to UN

BBC: he US has pledged to tackle climate change by cutting its carbon emissions 26-28% by 2025. It made the formal offer to the UN as […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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U.S. to Pledge Up to 28% Emission Cut in Treaty

Associated Press: The United States will pledge Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 28% as part of a global treaty aimed […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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