Thursday, April 5, 2012

Tracking Plan B blog - War Room 040512

Tracking Plan B - Lester Brown's

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 04:01 PM PDT
Los Angeles Approves Solar Feed-In Program - ‎6 hours ago‎ Los Angeles has approved a solar feed-in tariff (FIT), the first large city in the US to do so. Feed-in tariffs are the most effective way to quickly expand renewable energybecause they allow solar system owners (homeowners and businesses) make money ... Rooftop Solar Energy Program Wins Critical
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 03:43 PM PDT
Opposition to Biotech Giant Monsanto Growing Worldwide, New Report Shows - ‎15 hours ago‎ "Who will hold Monsanto responsible for the global depletion of biodiversity, soil erosion, and violations of peasant rights wrought by the application of petroleum-based inputs required by industrial agriculture?
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 03:28 PM PDT
START LOVING - INSHE WARRIORS, WE'RE DEAD TILL WE ARE ONE. Loving, here: I DON'T KNOW WHERE WE ARE. Status Report 040412 But NOT with Pr. O: Inherited Family fortunes of FDR, JFK, Gore and Kerry Compared to Romney Canada Free Press - Elementary Teacher Ends 12-Day Hunger Strike about Funding Levels Hunger strike at JNU for sanitation workers' rights Hindustan Times
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 03:14 PM PDT
Desertification Affects One Billion People Worldwide - ‎8 hours ago‎ By Lama S Jallow, 4 April 2012 Desertification directly affects one billion people worldwide particularly in Africa, where two-thirds of the land cover consists of drylands and deserts, says Sirreh Njie, who was deputising for the FAO country 
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 03:12 PM PDT
Ice age thaw may serve as global warning: First greenhouse gas spiked, then ... Washington Post - ‎4 hours ago‎ When the last ice age peaked about 25000 years ago, the ice sheet extended to Iowa and New York City, Shankun said. The ice sheet was actually so large that it was unstable, said study co-author Peter Clark of Oregon State University.
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 02:13 PM PDT
White House, EPA Need National Plan to Save Sea Life, Curb Ocean Acidification Center for Biological Diversity (press release) - ‎3 hours ago‎ As part of its new Endangered Oceans campaign, the Center is calling on the White House to direct the EPA to use the Clean Water Act to produce a detailed national action plan combating the acidification
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 02:02 PM PDT
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 01:55 PM PDT
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Posted: 04 Apr 2012 12:10 PM PDT
For Owners of Electric and Hybrid Cars, a Cash Payoff Is Years Away New York Times
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 11:53 AM PDT
Asia Pulp & Paper loses another customer: Danone - ‎Apr 2, 2012‎ Danone added that it now planned to pursue a zero deforestation initiative in its sourcing policies with details to come later. Yoghurt for forests! Danone drops Asia Pulp and Paper, plans zero
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 11:29 AM PDT
Global Leaders Urged to Support New Action Plan to Wipe Out Illiteracy by 2020 Sacramento Bee - ‎4 hours ago‎ The CEO of the World Literacy Foundation Mr Andrew Kay said, "We have created a pathway which its main purpose is to eradicate illiteracy by the year 2020. You can't put a price-tag on literacyThe Guardian (blog) WLF urges Turkey to support new anti-illiteracy action
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 11:29 AM PDT
First fall in global aid for 14 years Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎ The Commissioner went on: "EU aid has pulled millions of people out of poverty and saved countless lives over the last ten years. Global Progress Threatened by Aid CutsMarketWatch (press release) First global aid cut in 14 years will cost lives - OxfamdefenceWeb In Depth:Value of OECD aid drops for first time in
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 11:27 AM PDT
What It Will Take to 'Graduate' 1.2 Billion People Out of Extreme Poverty Huffington Post - ‎5 hours ago‎ A new report from the World Bank brings welcome news on the global poverty front. Despite the worldwide recession of the late 2000s, the total number of people living in extreme poverty has actually gone down in recent years -- so much, in fact, ...
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 11:18 AM PDT
Study: Carbon Dioxide Increase Caused End of Ice Age U.S. News & World Report - ‎25 minutes ago‎ Joe Barton, in an attempt to discredit Al Gore's
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 10:39 AM PDT
Japan's Strongest Storm Since 1959 Slams Into Tokyo RegionBloomberg
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 10:23 AM PDT
'Very unusual' start to tornado
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 08:37 AM PDT
30-year-old global temperature predictions close to spot-on Register - ‎14 hours ago‎ In the ongoing debate over climate change, it's at times a good idea to check in with historial predictions made by climate modelers and see how well they have been able to predict global warming - which is exactly what a pair of researchers at the ...
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 08:36 AM PDT
Contrarian NOAA Meteorologist Martin Hoerling: Freak Heat Wave 'A Darn Good ... ThinkProgress - ‎37 minutes ago‎ By Brad Johnson on Apr 4, 2012 at 10:45 am Martin Hoerling, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration meteorologist, argues that the freak March heat wave which most climate scientists are attributing to global warming is something to be ...
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 08:36 AM PDT
Global Warming Brings More Lyme Disease, Ticks Huffington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎ Experts say that increasing temperatures and altered precipitation patterns that accompany climate change are already playing at least a partial role in the spread and intensity of zoonoses -- infectious agents that begin in animals and account for an ... Bracing for a Hungry Tick SeasonNew York Times (
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 08:09 AM PDT
Climate change department to shed jobs Business Spectator - ‎13 hours ago‎ More federal public service job cuts are expected to be announced after the Department of Climate Change said it would shed a third of its staff. Climate change isn't over yet, so why are we cutting climate change jobs?The Conversation More jobs to go after Climate Department cutsHerald Sun
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 08:06 AM PDT
Climate change sinks the Matterhorn Fraser Coast Chronicle - ‎12 hours ago‎ But now, the mountain - one of Europe's tallest and most celebrated peaks - is falling to bits due to climate change, according to a new scientific report.
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 08:01 AM PDT
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