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July 2010 Blog Posts (5)

Copenhagen Fallout: Climate Action Collapses in U.S. Senate

Senate Drops Climate From Energy Bill



Until December 2009, the idea of acting to cool the Earth was on a roll. High points included 2007 Nobel Prizes for the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's breakthrough science and for Al Gore's astonishing work to elevate global warming to an international priority, They also included Barack Obama's winning 2008 presidential election, and the formation of global online grassroots activism led by 350.org and… Continue

Added by Keith Schneider on July 23, 2010 at 2:23 — No Comments

DiCaprio to visit Albay, promote the environment

The Manila Times

Saturday, 03 July 2010 00:00

LEGAZPI CITY: For the first time, a multi-awarded Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio is set to visit Albay province next month to spearhead an environmental-awareness project in cooperation with the provincial government of Albay led by Gov. Joey Salceda and Bicolano business tycoon Elizaldy “Zaldy” Co of the Sunwest Group of Companies here.

The lead actor of phenomenal Titanic movie will be staying in Albay for…

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Added by Rhaydz B. Barcia on July 12, 2010 at 10:13 — No Comments

Science Vindicated as Senate Edges Closer to Climate and Energy Debate

Michael Mann and climate science exonerated and vindicated



The 20-year global campaign to cool the planet, one of the most influential civic movements in human history, was built on two points of reference.



The first is visible evidence on every continent of escalating temperatures, melting ice, more ferocious storms, fiercer droughts, and deadlier floods. The second is the wealth of scientific data that proves Mother Nature's erratic behavior is no accident. It's the result of the combustion of fossil fuels that is… Continue

Added by Keith Schneider on July 8, 2010 at 3:13 — No Comments

The Climate Game and the World’s Poor: Documentary film from inside the COP15 climate-change summit

The International Institute for Environment and Development is proud to make available an international edition of the documentary The Climate Game and the World’s Poor, which shows what happened when 193 governments tried – and failed – to agree a global deal to tackle climate change.



IIED is making this film available at no cost to television stations in any of the UN lists of Least Developed Countries or Small Island Developing States, as well… Continue

Added by Mike Shanahan on July 7, 2010 at 13:04 — No Comments

Water shortage in Himalayas by 2030: Report

Himalayan river basins in China, Bangladesh, India and Nepal will face a massive water depletion within 20 years, leading to a decline in food and mass migration, a research group warned Monday. Due to natural reasons like glacial melting, the four countries would lose almost 275 billion cubic metres of annual renewable water in the next two decades, more than the total amount of available water in Nepal at present, India-based Strategic Foresight Group said in a report.



“What we are… Continue

Added by Climate Himalaya on July 5, 2010 at 11:34 — No Comments

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