Category: Climate Change

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Abrupt Climate Change: In Hurricane Harvey, Texans Reap What They Sow

Science informs us that Texas oil fueled Hurricane Harvey. “Hurricane Harvey is abrupt climate change. And it shows collapse of the atmosphere and ecosystems that threatens to destroy the biosphere and end being… Texas’ war against science and...

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Bill McKibben’s Ecology-Free Declaration of War on Climate is Dangerous and Wrong

Why does Bill McKibben’s recent sensationalistic appeal for a “War on Climate” make no mention, not even one, of ecology or ecosystems? While understanding Mr. McKibben is trying to call for a rapid societal response at a massive...

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ECOLOGICAL SCIENCE: Terrestrial Ecosystem Loss and Biosphere Collapse

Excerpt of manuscript accepted for publication mid-2014 by Management of Environmental Quality Abstract Planetary boundary science defines key thresholds in the Earth System’s biogeochemical conditions that precede ecosystem collapse and threaten human well-being. Terrestrial ecosystems enter into the...

RELEASE: With Sudden Greenland Ice Melt, Reiterating Declaration of Planetary Ecological Emergency 0

RELEASE: With Sudden Greenland Ice Melt, Reiterating Declaration of Planetary Ecological Emergency

Given dramatic Greenland ice sheet melt and historic U.S. drought's threat to global food supply, EcoInternet renews calls for urgent measures to avoid global ecosystem collapse, achieve sustainable development, and sustain global ecosystems and the biosphere By EcoInternet,...

RELEASE: Another Tar Sands Pipeline Postponed in Major Victory for First Nations and EcoInternet 0

RELEASE: Another Tar Sands Pipeline Postponed in Major Victory for First Nations and EcoInternet

Firm opposition by Canadian First Nation, EcoInternet, and innumerable others delays the Northern Gateway tar sands pipelines through British Columbia temperate rainforests, threatening the native salmon economy, and onward to Asia. By EcoInternet, http://www.climateark.org/ Contact: Dr. Glen Barry,...

RELEASE VICTORY! UN to Impose Geoengineering Moratorium on Risky Climate Techno-Fixes 3

RELEASE VICTORY! UN to Impose Geoengineering Moratorium on Risky Climate Techno-Fixes

Major victory for common sense as hacking of planetary ecosystems is premature until such time as all other options are exhausted; and there are global protocols, consensus and a sound scientific basis for any geoengineering that may or...

RELEASE: Geo-Engineering and Biochar: White Roofs, Black Dust and Slippery Slopes 6

RELEASE: Geo-Engineering and Biochar: White Roofs, Black Dust and Slippery Slopes

PRESS/SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASE – Climate Engineers Seek Techno-fix As Global Negotiations Get Underway June 2, 2009 By ETC Group, Biofuelwatch and Earth's Newsdesk, a project of EcoInternet (EI) CONTACT: Dr. Glen Barry, glenbarry@ecologicalinternet.org U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu's...

VICTORY! California Leads in Saying No to Deforestation Biofuels 7

VICTORY! California Leads in Saying No to Deforestation Biofuels

California is setting the precedent of regulating greenhouse gas emissions from transport fuels [ark]. The regulation requires producers, refiners and importers of gasoline and diesel to reduce the carbon footprint of their fuel by 10% over the next...

RELEASE: United States Starts Down Long, Difficult Road to Sufficient Climate Change Policy 9

RELEASE: United States Starts Down Long, Difficult Road to Sufficient Climate Change Policy

By Earth's Newsdesk, a project of EcoInternet CONTACT: Dr. Glen Barry, glenbarry@ecologicalinternet.org (Earth) — EcoInternet (EI) welcomes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ruling today that carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases “may endanger public health or welfare”, a...

RELEASE: Global Civil Society Opposes Charred Earth Policy 9

RELEASE: Global Civil Society Opposes Charred Earth Policy

147 organisations from 44 countries warn against 'biochar' (large-scale charcoal) as a dangerous new false solution to climate change TAKE ACTION: Tell Leading Climate Scientists, Industrialists and Negotiators to Stop Promoting Industrial Scale Biochar By Earth's Newsdesk, a...

Climate, Rainforest and Other Environmental Impacts of Corn Ethanol Gaining Prominence 0

Climate, Rainforest and Other Environmental Impacts of Corn Ethanol Gaining Prominence

Over a year ago, the U.S. Congress passed a law requiring massive increases in the production of ethanol and other biofuels. The Renewable Fuel Standard [search], passed as part of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007,...