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September 22nd, 2017 - 11:17 pm § in Donald Trump, Environment, Repugnants

The GOP’s environmental crime of the century

Bristol Bay is one of the world’s most productive salmon fisheries. The Trump administration is preparing to sacrifice this priceless resource to mining interests.    “(CNN) Within hours of meeting with a mining company CEO, the new head of the US Environmental Protection Agency direc[...]

August 23rd, 2017 - 1:46 am § in Environment, Misc.

Earth, as a video

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July 15th, 2017 - 11:45 pm § in Donald Trump, Environment

Did Macron charm the Donald to endorse the Paris accords?

Trump may reverse decision on climate accord, France’s Macron says: JDD French President Emmanuel Macron said he was hopeful that U.S. President Donald Trump would reverse his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, according to weekly newspaper Le Journal du Dimanc[...]

July 11th, 2017 - 12:17 am § in Donald Trump, Environment

Where Climate Denial Leads

When Will the Planet Be Too Hot for Humans? Much, Much Sooner Than You Imagine. Plague, famine, heat no human can survive. This is not science fiction but what scientists, when they’re not being cautious, fear could be our future. NYMAG.COM Long but worth a read.  The author tries to show a range[...]

June 15th, 2017 - 1:28 am § in Environment

Castro on Globalization

“After the last worldwide bloodbath in the forties, we were promised a world of peace, we were promised that the gap between rich and poor would be closed, and that the more developed would help the less developed. All that was a huge lie. A world order was imposed on us that cannot be justifi[...]

June 15th, 2017 - 12:46 am § in Environment, The Ave Scene

ORCA IN CRISIS

WHEN OUR ORCA STARVE DAVID NEIWERT: Victoria photographer Mark Malleson took this photograph of the Southern Resident killer whale known as J-34, or Doublestuf, breaching while he was in the interior waters of the Salish Sea this spring. It’s a remarkable and frightening photo for orca lovers, bec[...]

June 7th, 2017 - 12:29 am § in America, Donald Trump, Environment

The Chinese Solar Century

China just switched on the world’s largest floating solar power plant By switching on the world’s largest floating solar power plant, China is cementing its position as the world’s leader in renewable energy – at a time when leadership is… WEFORUM.ORG[...]

May 30th, 2017 - 12:14 pm § in Environment, The Ave Scene

Meanwhile, back in Puget Sound, Tears For a Baby Orca

David Neiwert This is one of the most heartbreaking photos I’ve ever seen: Little J-54, struggling to survive and too weak to swim on his own, being held up by his big sister, J-46, on the right, and his cousin, J-47, on the left, after the death of J-28, his mother. Captain Mark Malleson of [[...]

May 20th, 2017 - 9:28 am § in Environment, Misc.

China Threatens the Totoaba

The vaquita could go extinct this year as totoaba poaching continues to increase China’s demand for swim bladders from a giant Mexican fish called the totoaba is… NEWS.MONGABAY.COM|BY MIKE GAWORECKI[...]