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With a gargantuan crack slowly splitting it apart, Antarctica‘s fastest-melting glacier is about to lose a chunk of ice larger than all of New York City, scientists say. (Also see “Manhattan-Size Ice Island Cracks in Half.”) The crevasse stretches 19 miles (30 kilometers) long and up to 260 feet (80 meters) wide, as shown in [...]
Posted: February 5th, 2012 under Climate Change, General, Tipping Points, World News.
Tags: #BREAKING NEWS, Antarctica, glacial melt, global warming, icesheet loss, Pine Island Glacier, science, sea level rise, Tipping Points, West Antarctic, World News
What will be the outcome of our inactions on climate change by 2030? The following YouTube presentation is taken from the soon to be release book ‘Letters from 2030’ Leon Tolstoy once wrote – People were not inclined to take their situation with any degree of seriousness: on the contrary they became even more frivolous, [...]
Posted: October 22nd, 2011 under Action Needed, Climate Change, Climate Politics, Foundation News, General.
Tags: activism, Climate Change, climate change costs, climate negotiations, global warming, Obama administration, World News
The Reality is we are altering the future for those who will inherit it from us. The Reality is that we presently have within our grasp the opportunity to do something about it. The Reality is that this opportunity is fast slipping away. The Reality is that unless we collectively take responsibility to move away [...]
Posted: September 14th, 2011 under Action Needed, Climate Change, Foundation News, General, World News.
Tags: 350ppm, activism, Climate Change, climate change emissions reductions, climate negotiations, CO2 levels, coal, global warming, Tipping Points, World News
On December 23rd 2005 I received an email to advise our Company was to be honored by the Society of Plastics Engineers USA with the Global Environment Award for Plastics Recycling at a ceremony on March 1st 2006 in Atlanta Georgia. My immediate reaction; excitement was heavily weighed upon by the cost of such a [...]
August 7th 2011. 9pm Within the next seven days the world will decide on what will happen with stock markets around the world. Within 12 hours from now the Australian Stock Exchange will open for business on Monday August 8th. For some time I have argued and promoted that economic growth; consuming out of balance [...]
As extreme weather events multiply, scientists are still in the early stages of understanding how more energy is influencing complex weather phenomena. Despite America’s intense political polarization over climate change, the scientific measurement of global warming is not in dispute. Since 1900, the earth as a whole has warmed by 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit, an empirical [...]
Posted: August 2nd, 2011 under Climate Change, General, Nature, World News.
Tags: Climate Change, CO2 Emissions, CO2 levels, droughts, extreme weather events, floods, global warming, heat waves
Greenhouse gas emissions increased by a record amount last year, to the highest carbon output in history, putting hopes of holding global warming to safe levels all but out of reach, according to unpublished estimates from the International Energy Agency. The shock rise means the goal of preventing a temperature rise of more than 2 [...]
Posted: June 4th, 2011 under Climate Change, Climate Politics, General, World News.
Tags: #BREAKING NEWS, catastrophic climate change, China, Climate Change, climate change emissions reductions, CO2 levels, Coal Fired Power Stations, emissions reductions, global warming, greenhouse emissions, science, Tipping Points, World News
The Antarctic Peninsula has warmed rapidly for the last half-century or more, and recent studies have shown that an adjacent area, continental West Antarctica, has steadily warmed for at least 30 years, but scientists haven’t been sure why. New University of Washington research shows that rising sea surface temperatures in the area of the Pacific [...]
As many would know Suzanne Sparling of Arizona has served as Executive Director of US Operations for the Greenhouse Neutral Foundation for the last 2 years. Her tireless efforts just prove how the voice of one can, and ultimately does, become the Voice for Change by many. Read the following and join her and the [...]