Arctic Ice in Death Spiral, Thaws Permafrost — Risks Climate Catastrophe | Stephen Leahy, International Environmental Journalist: "The carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels have melted the Arctic sea ice to its lowest volume since before the rise of human civilisation, dangerously upsetting the energy balance of the entire planet, climate scientists are reporting."
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Monday, February 18, 2013
#tarsands only make money because true public health and environement costs are deferred [externalized].
If the true costs of #tarsands were being paid, it would be an energy-losing enterprise, as well as money-losing.
Confirmed: Tar Sands Toxic Liquid Waste Contaminating Local Waterways – EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement: "As tens of thousands of people gathered in Washington, D.C. yesterday to urge President Obama to reject the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, more evidence emerged that the public isn’t getting the full story of the environmental impacts of tar sands."
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Thursday, February 14, 2013
Crack patterns in Arctic permafrost as viewed from a helicopter. Credit: Brocken Inaglory/cc by 3.0IPS – Thawing Permafrost May Be “Huge Factor” in Global Warming | Inter Press Service: "UXBRIDGE, Canada, Feb 14 2013 (IPS) - Thawing permafrost is emitting more climate-heating carbon faster than previously realised. Scientists have now learned that when the ancient carbon locked in the ice thaws and is exposed to sunlight, it turns into carbon dioxide 40 percent faster."
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Friday, February 8, 2013
Olivia Chow, MP » Blog Archive » End Gridlock, Get Canada Moving: Olivia on Transit: "Spread the word – mobilize! Get moving! It can be done. Together, we can move Canada forward with fast, reliable, accessible transit. We can end the gridlock – we can get moving. And don’t ever let them tell you it can’t be done!"
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