Monthly Archives: December 2015

LA’s Gas Leak Is a Global Disaster

Gizmodo: ne of the worst environmental disasters of the decade is currently underway in a quiet community 25 miles northwest of Los Angeles. Putrid, methane-rich […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Needed: Old-age homes for coral reef fish

Mongabay: Reef fish may take longer to recover from overfishing than previously thought. While smaller fish with short life spans tend to rebound quickly in […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Big Oil braced for global warming while fought regulations

LA Times: A few weeks before seminal climate change talks in Kyoto back in 1997, Mobil Oil took out a bluntly worded advertisement in the […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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North Pole melting point under freak ‘heatwave’

Mirror: Temperatures at the North Pole rose above freezing point and came close to the melting point on Wednesday; 20 degrees Celsius above the mid-winter […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Land company fires worker for slurs toward protesters

Associated Press: A Pennsylvania property maintenance company has fired a worker caught on video using racial slurs toward anti-fracking activists. WPXI-TV (http://bit.ly/1IG1dX6 ) in […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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UN: Freak weather a warning to step up climate defences

Climate Change News: Governments have been told to face a “new abnormal” of extreme weather after a wave of natural disasters wrought death and economic […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Bird habitat changing quickly climate change proceeds

Environmental News Network: The climatic conditions needed by 285 species of land birds in the United States have moved rapidly between 1950 and 2011 as […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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India says expects Westinghouse reactor deal in 2016

Reuters: India confirmed on Wednesday that it was on track to seal a deal in 2016 with Westinghouse Electric Co LLC to build six nuclear […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Fighting climate change requires more than soothing fantasies

Washington Post: On climate change, curb your enthusiasm. It’s not that the recent international conference in Paris didn’t take significant steps to check global warming. […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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The Guardian view on the UK floods: they will be back

Guardian: The floods return, bringing with them the increasingly familiar pictures of distress: the debris of scoured-out houses, and the empty phrases of a hollow […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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