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Movement for Divestment at UEA Grows – 95 Academics Join the Campaign

by Chris Jarvis

For over a year and a half, students at UEA have been campaigning for the University to end its financial ties to the fossil fuel industry. 2,305 more words

Inter|national

The Doomsday Dance

“The Shell document says: ‘We also do not see governments taking steps now that are consistent with 2 degrees C scenario.'” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/17/shell-accused-of-strategy-risking-catastrophic-climate-change)

We’ll happily take a step just as soon as you do. 95 more words

Generating Energy from Aquarium Guck

It turns out that all that green guck that built up in your aquarium was capable of doing more than you ever thought: Generating fuels that can potentially replace fossil fuels in the distant future. 663 more words

Biotechnology

Air pollution not just an urban problem.

Air pollution killed 550 people in Northern Ireland in one year

Air pollution problems experienced in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland resulting from residential solid fuel combustion has been attributed to 4% of annual deaths. 81 more words

Air Moto

Econocomical

“If you want to do something about climate change, then you have to do something about prices.” (http://www.nature.com/news/fossil-fuel-divestment-campaign-hits-resistance-1.17484)

Lower price, more change in your pocket;
Higher price, less climate change.

Anthropogenic Global Warming and Its Causes

By Clyde Spencer – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

Unless you have been in cryogenic suspended animation for several decades, you are aware of the extreme polarization about the role that CO2, particularly from burning fossil fuels, assertedly plays in warming the planet. 2,894 more words

CAGW Alarmism

Global carbon dioxide levels break 400ppm milestone

Record carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations in the atmosphere were reported worldwide in March, in what scientists said marked a significant milestone for global warming.

Figures released by the US science agency Noaa on Wednesday… 561 more words

Alternative Energy