Bolivia enshrines natural world’s rights with equal status for Mother Earth

Law of Mother Earth expected to prompt radical new conservation and social measures in South American nation John Vidal reports from La Paz where Bolivians are living with the effects of climate change every day Link to this video <> Bolivia <> is set to pass the world’s first laws granting all nature equal rights […]

If Catastrophic Weather Events Don’t Get Us, Irrationality Might. How Language Changes our Choices

Whether people accept manmade global warming as real may depend on the weather outside that particular day, a new study finds. Weather and climate The study results suggest that because global warming and climate are complex and long-term trends, people may be more likely to grasp onto a simpler, more easily accessible explanation — the […]

NASA Satellites Detect Extensive Drought Impact On Amazon Forests

NASA Satellites Detect Extensive Drought Impact On Amazon Forests (click to go to full article) Source: NASA HQ Posted Tuesday, March 29, 2011 WASHINGTON — A new NASA-funded study has revealed widespread reductions in the greenness of Amazon forests caused by last year’s record-breaking drought. “The greenness levels of Amazonian vegetation — a measure of […]

2010 hottest, wettest year on record

2010 hottest, wettest year on record, say climatologists via @guardian Not only the warmest on record, but the wettest, with several other near highs as well, such as snow blizzards in Europe and extent of arctic ice melt, all predicted consequences of global warming (wetter because of more moisture in the air in a hotter […]

Australian sea level rise projections Sea level rise projections for some areas of Australia released including Sydney suburbs at risk

Adapting to Climate Change

Adapting to climate change Facing the consequences Global action is not going to stop climate change. The world needs to look harder at how to live with it Until climate change becomes an economics dialogue, business and industry won’t make the necessary changes to enable rapid adaptation. This article is well worth reading

Sea Level Rise

As Glaciers Melt, Science Seeks Data on Rising Seas Scientists long believed that the collapse of the gigantic ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica would take thousands of years, with sea level possibly rising as little as seven inches in this century, about the same amount as in the 20th century. But researchers have recently […]

A Stunning Year in Climate Science Reveals that Human Civilization is On the Precipice

Mongolian Government Cabinet Meeting, Climate Change

A Mongolian Government Cabinet meeting was held in the scorching heat of the Gobi desert last week to draw attention to climate change. This photo was published in the Weekend Australian Sept 4-5 2010

Best campaign Ad

This is a brilliant campaign ad that was aired on the Gruen Transfer- ABC this week. Congrats to Gruen. Great show