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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Canada Withdraws From Kyoto & Continues Developing Tar Sands

By Jake Schmidt, December 21, 2011
Literally one day after the global warming negotiations ended in Durban, South Africa the government of Canada formally notified the world that they were withdrawing from the global warming pollution targets they had taken on under the Kyoto Protocol.  Canadian Environment Minister Peter Kent must have signed the formal withdrawal document sitting on the plane home from the negotiations in...  » Continue...

Toxic botulism in animals linked to RoundUp

Toxic botulism in animals linked to RoundUp

Feeding 10 billion in 2050′s sauna (Part III) by Barry Brook

Feeding 10 billion in 2050′s sauna (Part III)

by Barry Brook

Monday, December 19, 2011

Why Is the FDA Saying It's OK to Eat Seafood 10,000 Times Over the Safe Limit for Dangerous Carcinogens?

Why Is the FDA Saying It's OK to Eat Seafood 10,000 Times Over the Safe Limit for Dangerous Carcinogens?

FDA not only downplayed the risk of contamination, but ignored staff members who proposed higher levels of contamination protection.

Most Important Book of 2011: Kivalina, a Climate Change Story

Most Important Book of 2011: Kivalina, a Climate Change Story

Kivalina should be required reading for all power brokers in the climate change debate — in particular, President Obama and the dawdling U.S. Congress.

Beyond 2012: Meeting the Nation's Environmental, Energy, and Resources Challenges -- ABA Webinar

Beyond 2012: Meeting the Nation's Environmental, Energy, and Resources Challenges -- ABA Webinar

Beyond 2012: Meeting the Nation’s Environmental, Energy and Resources Challenges



Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Format: Live Webinar

Duration: 90 minutes

Sponsors:

The American Bar Association Section of Environmental, Energy, and Resources and the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education

Climate Change May Bring Big Ecosystem Changes - NASA

Climate Change May Bring Big Ecosystem Changes - NASA

Climate Change May Bring Big Ecosystem Changes, a recent study by NASA and the California Institute of Technology finds that "By 2100, global climate change will modify plant communities covering almost half of Earth's land surface and will drive the conversion of nearly 40 percent of land-based ecosystems from one major ecological community type – such as forest, grassland or tundra – toward another, according to a new NASA and university computer modeling study."

Cameron, BP reach $250MM Deepwater Horizon settlement agreement

Cameron, BP reach $250MM Deepwater Horizon settlement agreement
Cameron has announced an agreement with BP whereby BP will indemnify Cameron for current and future compensatory claims against Cameron associated with the Deepwater Horizon incident.
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Apache to develop Lucius project in deepwater Gulf of Mexico

Apache to develop Lucius project in deepwater Gulf of Mexico
Apache along with other co-venturers will proceed with development of the Lucius project in the Keathley Canyon area of the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
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Sunday, December 18, 2011

The Fracking Industry Has Bought Off Congress: Here Are the Worst Offenders

The Fracking Industry Has Bought Off Congress: Here Are the Worst Offenders

Thanks to our morally bankrupt political system and the Supreme Court's ruling on Citizens United, the fracking lobby's power of the purse is huge.

Climate Change May Bring Big Ecosystem Changes

Climate Change May Bring Big Ecosystem Changes

Pasadena CA (JPL) Dec 19, 2011
By 2100, global climate change will modify plant communities covering almost half of Earth's land surface and will drive the conversion of nearly 40 percent of land-based ecosystems from one major ecological community type - such as forest, grassland or tundra - toward another, according to a new NASA and university computer modeling study.