3 Connections Between #ClimateChange & Extreme Weather @WorldResources @MarkRuffalo @EcoWatch

3 Connections Between #ClimateChange & Extreme Weather @WorldResources @MarkRuffalo @EcoWatch

ecowatch.com 01 Mar '15, 3pm

Since 2010, regions like the Midwest have been impacted by numerous extreme drought and flooding events that have each exceeded $1 billion in losses. Right now, California is in the midst of a drought that researchers have found to be its worst in at least 1,200 years . And while not found to have been caused by climate change, scientists have determined the drought has been driven by record warm temperatures and reduced precipitation. These prolonged warm and dry conditions were then met with an incredible deluge of rainfall in some areas of the state last December (San Francisco received more rain in a matter of days than it did all of 2...

This community is taking on the Koch brothers’ pollution — and they’re winning: This story was or...

grist.org 01 Mar '15, 11am

This story was originally published by Huffington Post and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. It’s not easy to tak...

My segment on @LivingonEarth this wk, on tainted climate science, and America’s first big forest ...

loe.org 01 Mar '15, 2pm
My segment on @LivingonEarth this wk, on tainted climate science, and America’s first big forest law.

DYKSTRA: When corresponding with potential funders, Soon used terms that to me sound a little more appropriate for a used-car lot than for pe...

#CannedHunting and Cub-Petting are Big Business in #SouthAfrica | #wildlife #lions #africa

earthisland.org 01 Mar '15, 12pm

As a result, canned hunting and cub-petting are deeply intertwined, part of a cyclical process that turns lions into profit. So, could the ab...

via @R_Degrowth: Our ten policy proposals published by the Ecologist

theecologist.org 28 Feb '15, 12pm
via @R_Degrowth: Our ten policy proposals published by the Ecologist

In theory, growth is needed to pay off debts, create new jobs, or increase the incomes of the poor. In practice, we have had decades of growt...

Energy

Are Utilities or States the Leaders in Renewable Energy and Efficiency?

Are Utilities or States the Leaders in Renewable Energy and Efficiency?

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Feb '15, 3pm

A June 2014 study by Ceres highlighted the top electric utilities for renewable energy and efficiency . In an article discussing the findings...

LDA Design achieves 400MW of consented solar farms: Milestone for LDA Design equates to 115,000 U...

renewableenergyfocus.com 27 Feb '15, 6pm

Planning, environment and design consultant LDA Design has helped its clients to gain planning consent for 400MW of solar farms in the UK, wi...

Dubai opens its first Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station

Dubai opens its first Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station

renewableenergymagazine.com 27 Feb '15, 11am

The new charging station is located at the main office of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and the opening ceremony was atten...

Fashion

HOW TO: Make decadent and delightfully spicy Mexican hot chocolate

inhabitat.com 01 Mar '15, 2pm
HOW TO: Make decadent and delightfully spicy Mexican hot chocolate

Looking for a way to stave off those winter chills? Try this delicious and comforting recipe for Mexican hot chocolate that’s sure to warm yo...

Bang Kachao: Bangkok’s Green Lung: Tucked inside a bend of the Chao Phraya Ri...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 28 Feb '15, 11pm

Editor's Note: Today's caption is the answer to Earth Observatory's February 2015 image puzzl...

Legal Petition Seeks Emergency Moratorium On Fracking in California

desmogblog.com 28 Feb '15, 2pm

A coalition of over 150 environmental, health, and public advocacy organizations in Californi...

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