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Wind energy to supply more than 12% of Europe's electricity supply

Archived, 7 days ago From clickgreen.org.uk 

London, U K - The cumulative capacity of wind energy connected to the EU grid reached 129GW last year, matching 8% of European electricity demand, the equivalent to the combined annual consumption of Belgium, the Netherlands, Greece and Ireland.

Ac ...

Climate change threatens China’s booming coastal cities, says expert

Archived, 7 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - A recent study led by Georgina Mace, ecosystem professor at University College London, indicated that governments across the world have failed to grasp the risk that population booms in coastal cities pose as climate change continues to cause rises i ...

Chemical pollution in European waters threatens dolphin reproduction

Archived, 7 days ago From zmescience.com 

Bucharest, ROMANIA - Dolphins in European waters are struggling to reproduce because of the chemical pollution that lingers in their bodies for a very long time – even for their entire lifetime. Scientists were surprised to find polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in their ...

European cities to ban cars from roads for one day

Archived, 8 days ago From timesofindia.indiatimes.com 

Mumbai, INDIA - Cities across Europe will ban cars from their roads for one day in September, as part of a campaign to promote more sustainable transport.

While major capital cities across the continent have been bringing in a raft of measures to try ...

Toxic air kills 80 daily in Delhi

Archived, 8 days ago From timesofindia.indiatimes.com 

Mumbai, INDIA - Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday air pollution is killing 80 people every day in the capital. In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, Javadekar said respirable particulate matter or PM 2.5 is one of the factors responsible for ...

Palm oil is in everything -- and it's destroying Southeast Asia's forests

Archived, 8 days ago From huffingtonpost.com 

New York, NEW YORK - It was late evening. The skies were dark and dogs were howling. Into the BOS Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Rescue Center on the island of Borneo rushed a rescue worker cradling a tiny bundle in his arms.

He handed over the precious package t ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger: climate change is not science fiction

Archived, 8 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - Arnold Schwarzenegger has been chosen by the French government to join Nobel prizewinners, philosophers, UN secretary generals, spiritual leaders and theologians to make the moral case for the world to act urgently on climate change.

T ...

Greening Program target for 2015 is 65% complete

Archived, 9 days ago From mindanews.com 

Davao City, PHILIPPINES - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) XI completed 65 percent of its target for the National Greening Program (NGP) this year.

In an interview Thursday, Forester Gloria Suboan, chief of the Production Management Se ...

A tiny plant that feeds the oceans' biggest creatures could be wiped out by climate change

Archived, 9 days ago From takepart.com 

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA - Imagine if climate change wiped out humans’ main source of food on land. That’s what is happening in the world’s oceans as they absorb increasing amounts of carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels. Growing acidification threatens to kill off ...

Obama administration allows Shell's Arctic oil wells but drilling still restricted

Archived, 9 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - Barack Obama has removed one of the last obstacles to oil drilling in Arctic waters, granting Shell permission to bore two new exploratory wells.

However, the drilling permit granted by the Interior Department on Wednesday bans Shell f ...

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A tiny plant that feeds the oceans' biggest creatures could be wiped out by climate change

Action: Climate Change

Imagine if climate change wiped out humans’ main source of food on land. That’s what is happening in the world’s oceans as th ...

Grizzly bears under threat

Action: Wildlife Conservation

The grizzly bear is threatened in the corridor, but recovery is possible, according to Johnny Mikes, field director with Coas ...

Nearly half of forest cover in Telangana is gone!

Action: Stop Deforestation

In an alarming revelation, the forest cover in Telangana has dwindled by 44 per cent in the last eight decades notwithstandin ...

Stop the tar sands invasion!

Action: Stop Pollution

The Keystone XL tar sands pipeline was only the beginning. Big Oil has a much bigger plan to triple the production of climate ...

Chemical pollution in European waters threatens dolphin reproduction

Action: Save Our Oceans

Dolphins in European waters are struggling to reproduce because of the chemical pollution that lingers in their bodies for a ...

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