The White House has proposed cutting methane emissions from the dairy industry by 25 percent by 2020. Although U.S. agriculture only accounts for about 9 percent of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, it makes up a sizeable portion of methane emissions — which is a very potent greenhouse gas. 71 more words
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by John Brian Shannon
Climate Change. James Cameron says it is “the biggest story of our time” in a fresh nine-part documentary series airing on SHOWTIME that looks at our Earth, its climate and the effects of changing climate on people and local economies. 700 more words
I probably shouldn’t be doing this, because (1) I’m way behind on my dissertation deadlines for the week, and (2) I haven’t had time for the lateral reading I like to do before criticizing someone else’s work (particularly a someone whom I hold in high regard), but I CAN’T STOP thinking about the disappointing turn Zadie Smith’s otherwise… 694 more words
Since the birth of language men have prophesied relentlessly about the end of the world, now here we are on the cusp of extinction, and those who always claimed to see it coming deny it completely.
The following article has an astonishing fact: 600 U.S. ski areas have disappeared over the past 60 years.
In the article A Snowball’s Chance, written for… 476 more words
By Paul Homewood
It seems the Irish Independent is truly independent, unlike its British marxist sister version.
The UN has released its latest report into global warming or, as we’re now meant to call it, climate change. 666 more words