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What is Food? Harry Blazer

By Harry Blazer I would like to thank Nazha Aschenbrenner for giving me the opportunity to provide my perspective on Investment in Agriculture for Sustainability and Food Security (sovereignty) since I was not available to moderate the session at the 2014 AIM...

400ppm Threshhold

Scientists are warning the planet has now reached a grim climate milestone not seen for two or three million years. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has topped 400 parts per million....

DON’T WORRY, DRIVE ON…

Richard Heinberg continues his series of videos to help educate the American public and to urge people to become more prepared before the shortages and high prices of petroleum severely impacts individuals’...
2012 is hottest year on record @58.66F average

2012 is hottest year on record @58.66F average

So far, 2012 has been the hottest year on record, with an average temperature for the first eight months of 58.66 degrees. This is about a degree warmer than the second-highest stretch in 2006. Click to embiggen. And once again, the past 12 months have been the...

Poland Adopts Feed-in Tariffs

Poland, a country that produces 90% of its electricity with coal and once a seemingly impregnable bastion of neoliberalism in the heart of Europe, has announced that it will introduce a new law on renewable energy. The new law will introduce feed-in tariffs for the...

Koch-Funded Climate Change Denier 180°

In a turnabout that is considered devastating to the people still trying to deny the existence of global warming, one of the leaders of the climate change deniers has come out and proclaimed that indeed the Earth is getting warmer and it’s the fault of humans. Richard...
More US All-Time Temperature Records

More US All-Time Temperature Records

By Andrew Freedman With widespread power outages still plaguing a multistate swath from Indiana to Virginia after the severe “derecho” event on Friday night, the late June heat wave continues to make headlines. Numerous all-time high temperature records were set on...

Climate Change – Hottest Spring on Record

WASHINGTON (AP) – Call it spring’s fever. Federal records show the U.S. just finished its hottest spring on record. March, April and May in the Lower 48 states beat the oldest spring temperature record by a full 2 degrees. The three months averaged 57.1...

Ian Dunlop +4°C

Ian Dunlop gives a comprehensive presentation on our future based on the now widely accepted projection of an inevitable +4°C degree global temperature...

Sustainability on Planet Earth

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, sustainability is based on one simple principle: “Everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment. Sustainability creates and maintains...