Archive for July, 2010
Greenhouse Neutral Foundation comment – In the series Letters from 2030, we wrote about geoengineering in the piece Man’s folly – The Hail Mary Clouds. A visitor commented this must be fiction – until she researched the issue. This tampering with the planet must not be allowed to take place. As you read through the [...]
Posted: July 24th, 2010 under Action Needed, Climate Change, Climate Politics, General, Nature, World News.
Tags: catastrophic climate change, Climate Change, geo-enginineering, global warming, scientists, World News
JP Taylor the inspiring environmental activist educator has the vision to create change together. He knows as does the Greenhouse Neutral Foundation, that together we’ve got the power. In this inspirational collaboration he inspires us to use the power we have. Thanks to JP – Suzanne and Imke Pearson for making this presentation the inspiration [...]
Posted: July 24th, 2010 under Action Needed, Climate Change, Climate Politics, Foundation News, General, Nature.
Tags: activism, Climate Change, global warming, Greenhouse Neutral Foundation, stop climate change
Planet Earth – We are the World. We are the ones who can make the World a better place. There comes a time when we come together as one – let’s make that time now for all of Earths creatures. var showHover=false;
Posted: July 24th, 2010 under Action Needed, Climate Change, Foundation News, General, Green Living, Nature.
Tags: activism, Bob Williamson, Climate Change, global warming, Greenhouse Neutral Foundation, natural systems, stop climate change
The Jakobshavn Isbrae glacier, one of the largest glaciers in Greenland, swiftly lost a 2.7-square mile chunk of ice between July 6 and 7, NASA announced late last week. The ice loss pushed the point where the glacier meets the ocean, known as the “calving front,” nearly one mile farther inland in a single day. [...]
Posted: July 21st, 2010 under Climate Change, General, Nature, Tipping Points.
Tags: Bob Williamson, Climate Change, global warming, Greenhouse Neutral Foundation, greenland, icesheet loss, sea level rise, Tipping Points
In 2008 when I wrote ZERO Greenhouse Emissions, I included a chapter ‘Mother Natures Super Salesman’ to attempt to get the point across that unless we decarbonise our activities in the short term Mother Nature would kick in some of her stores of carbon and methane. Many other facts were revealed and I would encourage [...]
Posted: July 14th, 2010 under Climate Change, Foundation News, General, Nature, Tipping Points.
Tags: arctic, catastrophic climate change, Climate Change, CO2 Emissions, CO2 levels, global warming, Ice free Arctic, natural systems, Tipping Points
Aerial video footage that is hard to watch, shot by waterkeeper John Wathen, off the coast of Alabama. var showHover=false;
By Kumi Naidoo the executive director of Greenpeace International. Twenty-five years ago Saturday, two bombs planted by secret agents working for the French government sank the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior in Auckland Harbor, New Zealand, killing Fernando Pereira, a photographer and father of two. This was a desperate move by France to stop the activists [...]
Greenhouse Neutral Foundation comment – We have long promoted that one voice can make a difference when added to by another. In this excellent article Jim Hightower presents a sound case for joint action. WE CAN get a movement going – TOGETHER – also see ‘Coalition of the Willing’ here Let the ideas percolate up [...]
Posted: July 10th, 2010 under Action Needed, Climate Change, Climate Politics, Foundation News, General.
Tags: activism, activists, Climate Change, global warming, Obama administration, stop climate change
A new study shows the Arctic climate system may be more sensitive to greenhouse warming than previously thought, and that current levels of Earth’s atmospheric carbon dioxide may be high enough to bring about significant, irreversible shifts in Arctic ecosystems. Led by the University of Colorado at Boulder, the international study indicated that while the [...]
A critical minimum for Arctic sea ice can again be expected for late summer 2010, according to researchers. Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association (AWI) in Bremerhaven and from KlimaCampus of the University of Hamburg have now published data in this context in the annual issue [...]