A recent study (http://priceofoil.org/2016/09/22/the-skys-limit-report/) determined that: we’ve not just passed “peak oil” in terms of the apex of the supply-demand curve, where the Earth’s reserves have been so depleted, that demand will always outstrip supply (from here on in); but we’ve also outstripped usage versus ecological consequences, ie – any further oil wells means that exceeding 2 degrees of global warming is inevitable … and thus, the amount of new oil wells we can drill is NONE, NONE MORE BLACK. 499 more words
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Greenhouse gases are only part of the problem
Source: Will Greenhouse Gases Curse California With Drought For the Rest of Time? | Inverse (https://www.inverse.com/article/2111-california-drought-did-at-least-give-us-a-terrific-film-like-chinatown… 230 more words
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Reporter: Ben Westcott (CNN). 181 more words
The 2011 earthquake in Japan and the 2004 temblor in the Indian Ocean may have been precipitated by tidal stress from the moon.
What the ‘sixth extinction’ will look like in the oceans: The largest species die off first - The Washington Post
New research on threatened ocean species finds a strong pattern with only one possible cause: Humans.
August 2016 has set records as the hottest August since the beginning of climate record-keeping, a new NASA study revealed. This means that 2016 may be in the running for the warmest year on record, scientists said. 230 more words
A key argument against the ecosystem services concept is that it doesn’t account for most of the ecological complexity around us. This is a valid criticism. 1,011 more words