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Londoners urged to give up their cars to reduce pollution

5 hours ago From sino.co.uk  View Original Article

London, U K - Last month we reported on research in China that got to the bottom of the smogs that engulfed London in the 1950s - well it looks like they might be back.

Photographs taken in recent days have shown a blanket of grey pollution sitting ...

Greenpeace activists chain themselves to pipes at Port of Montreal, get arrested

6 hours ago From montrealgazette.com  View Original Article

Montreal, CANADA - Four activists locked themselves onto equipment at the port — including a fence and pipes that load tanker ships with bitumen from Alberta’s oil sands. Two others had climbed onto infrastructure at the port and unfurled a banner that read: Stop Pipel ...

Humanity’s footprint is weighing down the planet with 30 trillion tons of junk

6 hours ago From inhabitat.com  View Original Article

El Segundo, CALIFORNIA - Everyone knows that humanity has an enormous footprint on the planet – but few of us have thought to ask just how much our collective impact weighs. A new study published in The Anthropocene Review examines exactly that question, and has found that t ...

Five west African countries ban 'dirty diesel' from Europe

7 hours ago From theguardian.com  View Original Article

London, U K - Five west African countries have announced measures to end the practice of European oil companies and traders exporting “African quality” diesel – highly polluting fuels that could never be sold in Europe.

Swiss commodity traders were ...

During last warming period, Antarctica heated up two to three times more than planet average

11 hours ago From phys.org  View Original Article

Douglas, Isle of Man, U K - Following Earth's last ice age, which peaked 20,000 years ago, the Antarctic warmed between two and three times the average temperature increase worldwide, according to a new study by a team of American geophysicists.

The disparity - A ...

No, global temperatures aren’t “plunging” – fake news is acting up

12 hours ago From zmescience.com  View Original Article

Scottsdale, ARIZONA - Scientists were shocked to see the House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology tweeting a Breitbart News article with the headline “Global Temperatures Plunge. Icy Silence From Climate Alarmists.” This is disturbing for sever ...

Storm Signal: Climate change brings stronger but smaller storms to the US

30 hours ago From natureworldnews.com  View Original Article

Jacksonville, FLORIDA - New statistical methods have revealed what's in store for the U.S. in terms of storm intensity and size. Researchers from the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory predict that though storms in the U.S. will be more powerful, they wil ...

Peru pledges tougher stance against illegal timber

30 hours ago From mongabay.com  View Original Article

Menlo Park, CALIFORNIA - Peru’s recent pledge to wage a fiercer battle against illegal logging and timber trafficking could become a thorn in the side of the $30-$100 billion a year global illegal logging industry. Official Peruvian government estimates indicate that a stagg ...

Spain announces dredging ban to protect Dońana

30 hours ago From panda.org  View Original Article

Gland, SWITZERLAND - Spain’s Dońana wetland received a reprieve today when authorities committed not to allow dredging of a river essential to the World Heritage site’s health. In a report to UNESCO, the country stated that a plan to deepen the Guadalquivir River to allo ...

Standing Rock celebrates as Army Corps denies key permit, halts project

30 hours ago From ecowatch.com  View Original Article

Cleveland, OHIO - The Obama Administration and the Army Corps of Engineers officially denied the easement to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota after a many months-long campaign by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and allies against the Dakota Access Pipeline. The Arm ...

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Storm Signal: Climate change brings stronger but smaller storms to the US

Action: Climate Change

New statistical methods have revealed what's in store for the U.S. in terms of storm intensity and size. Researchers from the ...

Canada caribou, monarch butterfly 'endangered' – experts

Action: Wildlife Conservation

Canada's caribou population has reached "all-time low" levels, particularly in the eastern Arctic, where the animal was class ...

A bird on the brink

Action: Stop Deforestation

The destruction of vast areas of forest for oil palm plantations in southern Tanintharyi Region poses a serious threat to the ...

Protect those living in the shadow of oil refineries

Action: Stop Pollution

Last year the EPA released new air protections decreasing the amount of pollution oil refineries can emit and reducing some o ...

'Walking sharks' at greater risk of extinction than previously thought

Action: Save Our Oceans

Bizarre “walking sharks” are at a greater risk of extinction than previously thought, with new information about their distri ...

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