Monthly Archives: March 2016

Monster Boulder-Tossing Waves Only Part of the Scariest Climate Report Yet

Accelerating Atmospheric CO2 Levels Are The Worst In 66 Million Years Did an ancient mega storm toss these giant boulders onto a cliff? A compendium of international scientists think it’s likely. But that’s not the bad news…. Two new climate … Continue reading

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Governor Sam Brownback and Tinkle-Down Economic Theory Wreck Kansas

Sam Brownback’s Radical Economics Experiment Keeps “Libertarian” Theory On A Losing Streak Smart puppy Todo doesn’t want to go back to Kansas because the state’s finances have been seriously messed up by economic fanaticism in the person of Governor Sam … Continue reading

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Coeur d’Alene Mining / Smelter Waste Eco Disaster

The Coeur d’Alene/Bunker Hill Superfund site is a case study in why we need the EPA and lawyers. Because the mining companies are never ever going to do the right thing unless we make them. The good news is that … Continue reading

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Forces of Civilization Still Working On The 500 Year Genocide Project

“Recently contacted tribes” not doing well as progress mows down the Amazon The mine is abandoned, but the toxic waste remains When civilization first came to this part of the Peruvian rainforest in the 80′s, about half of the indigenous … Continue reading

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Where You Gonna Go When The Pingos Blow?

Methane Domes (and Their Craters) Formed By Thawing Permafrost Are Another Confirmation of Rapid Changes in the Arctic Undersea pingos are potentially more alarming than the terrestrial versions when it comes to potential for violent methane events. Back in 2014 … Continue reading

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Argentina Ag Land Clearing Takes A Chunk Out of Remaining Forests

GMO Soybean Operations Drive Illegal-ish Land Clearing and a “Forest Destruction Emergency” Argentina has destroyed about 7.5 million hectares of the Great Chaco forest ecosystem since 1990 and there is little prospect for improvement. Most of the activity takes place … Continue reading

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Escalating Land Clearing Ripping Up Eastern Australia’s Remaining Forests

The WWF predicts that 12,500 to 25,000 sq miles of rainforest and temperate woodland will be lost between now and 2030 in Queensland and NSW To help matters along, in 2012, Tony Abbott’s government announced that prosecutions of illegal land … Continue reading

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Designers Adapt to Air Pollution With Fashion: What a Species!

Asian Fashion Craze Invades Slightly Less Polluted Western Cities Now savvy, style conscious citizens can look fabulous as they filter out the brown contaminated urban air of the world’s megacities. Even as fashion forward anti-pollution masks sell like hotcakes in … Continue reading

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Triple Oil Spill Emergency In Peru: They Do Cleanup A Little Differently

Emergency 200,000 Gal Crude Spill Injures 100 and Evacuates 4,000 Water supplies for indigenous communities were contaminated by the spill and about 4,000 people were evacuated. About 200,000 gallons of crude oil spewed from multiple PetroPeru pipeline ruptures in the … Continue reading

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