Archive for November 5th, 2009
The United States looses out on the Gold Medal but picks up Silver 2 years running for habitat loss, overhunting, and unsustainable development and wiping out the world’s greatest treasures: Wildlife.
The animals and plants that call this planet their home haven’t got a chance if humans keep it up. Wildlife destruction is happening faster than current conservation efforts can replenish – or even stabilize – most endangered species numbers. The 2009 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species figures show the news isn’t good. From the [...]
The EU is the world’s second largest source of carbon dioxide emissions from peatlands drainage, after Indonesia, reports the first country-by-country assessment of peat stocks. The study, conducted by Wetlands International and Greifswald University, found that drainage of wetlands for agriculture, forestry and peat extraction causes 1.3 billion tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year. [...]
BARCELONA, Spain (SolveClimate) -A new global warming pact coming out of Copenhagen in December must be a legally enforceable treaty, not just promises from politicians, developing nations said Wednesday at international talks in Barcelona. The statement was in response to rich nations’ newest push for a “politically binding” deal, the idea being it’s way too [...]
Posted: November 5th, 2009 under Climate Change, General, Negotiations.
Tags: catastrophic climate change, Climate Change, climate negotiations, Copenhagen, global warming, stop climate change, Third World