Monthly Archives: August 2015

General Mills pledges $100 million to combat climate change

Grist: Last year, the poverty-fighting nonprofit Oxfam slammed 10 big food and beverage companies for not doing enough to fight climate change, and called out […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Lessons From a Failed Prediction

Why Make Predictions? While there are actually other stories unfolding in the world of energy, you would never know that by my inbox. Most of the […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Researchers Develop Artificial Leaf That Efficiently Mimics Photosynthesis

Yale Environment 360: Researchers at the California Institute of Technology have developed an artificial leaf that can produce hydrogen fuel through a process similar to […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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California Climate-Related Bills Go Down to the Wire

Inside Bay Area: With the deadline for lawmakers to finish their work less than two weeks away, Gov. Jerry Brown and state Senate leader Kevin […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Indonesia May Increase Its Emissions Cut Pledge Ahead of Paris

Reuters: Indonesia is looking to increase its current pledges on cutting emissions growth, a senior government adviser said on Monday, with a final decision likely […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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U.S. Appears Lagging in Scramble for the Arctic

New York Times: With warming seas creating new opportunities at the top of the world, nations are scrambling over the Arctic — its territorial waters, […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Pipeline Anxiety Spurs Alaska Plea for Obama Open Spigots

Bloomberg: The U.S. agreed earlier this month to allow Royal Dutch Shell Plc to resume Arctic oil exploration, yet state officials say it may not […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Arctic Drilling: A Giant Gamble for the Planet and Shell’s Bottom Line

EcoWatch: It’s a gamble–some would say a giant gamble. Before even one litre of oil has been found, the Anglo-Dutch Shell group is believed to […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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This new high tech network is recording climate data across Alaska

Fortune: Engineers are building a data and sensor network across remote and icy Alaska to record how the state is being transformed by climate change. This […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Climate Change Has The Earth In Hot Water

Forbes: It is understandable that people discussing global warming focus on air temperatures. Lower atmospheric temperatures are shown on the news and weather reports every […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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