Monthly Archives: February 2016

Climate change ‘most existential crisis civilisation has known’, says DiCaprio

Guardian: Leonardo DiCaprio won his first Oscar on Sunday, after being nominated four times previously. The actor was expected to win after dominating the best […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Leonardo DiCaprio Uses Oscar Speech to Speak Out on Climate Change

Variety: While Leonardo Dicaprio took home his first Oscar Sunday at the 88th annual Academy Awards, he used his speech to discuss climate change, emphasizing […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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On Native Ground OIL Drilling in the Arctic: Ecological Disaster Waiting to Happen

American Reporter: Are we so desperate for one last big fix of oil, that we’re willing to destroy one of the world’s last pristine and […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Transcript Of Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscars Acceptance Speech

Bustle: It has finally happened, you guys. We have witnessed a historic moment. Well, we witnessed many historic moments, but Leonardo DiCaprio winning an Oscar […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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China’s pollution problem gets hairy with ‘nose-tache’ to filter smog

Guardian: For almost every Beijing resident it will be a familiar sight which quite literally gets up their nose. The smog which pervades the […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Australia donates $7 million to aid cyclone-hit Fiji

Reuters: Australia said on Monday it would donate A$10 million ($7.1 million) to fund relief efforts in Fiji, where more than 60,000 people are sheltering […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Controversy as RSPB builds 100m wind turbine despite deadly threat to birds

Telegraph: The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds has completed construction of a 100 metre wind turbine at its headquarters despite warnings they are […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Leonardo DiCaprio brings attention to climate change during Oscar speech

Week: Leonardo DiCaprio took home his first Best Actor in a Leading Role Academy Award Sunday night for his turn in The Revenant, and used […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Billionaire Warren Buffett-ed by winds of climate change

Climate Home: Tackling climate-related risks is a top priority for the Financial Stability Board in 2016, chair Mark Carney has told G20 finance ministers. In a […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Solar cells as light as a soap bubble

ScienceDaily: Imagine solar cells so thin, flexible, and lightweight that they could be placed on almost any material or surface, including your hat, shirt, or […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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