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Environmental Groups File Lawsuit Challenging Shell (tags)

System change, not climate change! The people united shall never be defeated!

Controversy Over Shell's Arctic Drilling Continues (tags)

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The clathrate gun has been fired (tags)

The U.S. has to put itself on a war footing, recall its entire military forces and set them to work on the massive change over to renewable energy that the country needs to undertake, if it wishes to survive the fast approaching catastrophe. The enemy now is Mother Nature who has infinite power at her disposal and intends to take no prisoners in this very short, absolutely brutal, 30 to 40 year war she has begun. I cannot emphasise more, how serious humanity’s predicament is and what we should try to do to prevent our certain final destruction and extinction in the next 30 to 40 years if we continue down the present path we are following .

New Millennium Resource Wars (tags)

oil

Climate-change summary and update. (tags)

These are the latest updates as of July 28 2013 from Guy Mcpherson's update page which is quite large, so I'm only publishing here the latest news.

Vote fro Shell oil as Worst Company of 2012 (tags)

http://publiceye.ch/en/vote/shell/

Global Warming Accelerates While US Backpedals (tags)

Two recent studies have shocked the world in regard to global warming. A phenomenon that was to happen “possibly in our lifetime” has evolved into a threat capable of transforming the world in ten years time. A recent, extensive study of the northern polar ice caps released by climate expert Professor Peter Wadham, concluded that the Arctic Ocean would be “mostly” ice free in 10 years during the summer months. This study is a stunning compliment to research done by NASA at the South Pole, which noted that ice sheets have been losing 30 feet a year in thickness since 2003. The research concluded that the rate of melting is accelerating, creating a “runaway effect.”

US faces the F-16s it supplied to Pakistan (tags)

US faces the F-16s it supplied to Pakistan

Peak Oil - True or False (tags)

Both sides of the peak oil argument.

Un-nerving Update to Recent Climate Report (tags)

What the IPCC Report Didn't and Couldn't Say

FCC wants to relax media ownership constraints (tags)

FCC wants to relax media ownership constraints

Arctic Ice Shrinking AND Thinning - Reports (tags)

A research team from the National Snow and Ice Data Center, part of the University of Colorado at Boulder published their report of the annual 'Arctic Ice Minimum' last week which tells the extent of the summer melting. It broke the previous record set in '05, but it did so by a huge margin. The area that melted this year is 26% more than the '05 record.

One-third of US lacked health insurance (tags)

One-third of US lacked health insurance

Blow Off the Arctic Ice Melting....Let's Drill for More Oil (tags)

The Arctic ice is melting at an accelerating pace, with this year already showing record retreat. There is still a month or so left of summer heating, but the record minimum ice melt has already been reached. "It is therefore almost certain that the previous 2005 record will be annihilated by the final 2007 annual minima closer to the end of this summer."(1)

Arctic Ice 50% as thick as 1960 (tags)

A British submarine just back from a cruise under the North Pole measured the ice. "They said there is now evidence that the polar ice cap could disappear in as little as 13 years if global warming continues at its current pace."

Tundra Disappearing At Rapid Rate (tags)

It's like it waited until conditions were just right and then it decided to get up and run, not just walk.".....This sets up a "positive feedback," the same process that is associated with the rapidly decaying Arctic ice cap.

Arctic Ice Gone by 2020! (tags)

Arctic Ocean will lose summer ice by 2020 -- bad news for Greenland ice.

The Pace Arctic Global Warming is Staggering (tags)

....the change "is happening so extremely fast, much much faster than we have seen in thousands and thousands of years. It could have an unpredictable result."

Experts warn North Pole will be 'ice free' by 2040 (tags)

..."but our research suggests that the decrease over the next few decades could be far more dramatic than anything that has happened so far," .... "These changes are surprisingly rapid."

IPCC: Human Influence is DOMINANT Cause of Warming (tags)

Global warming fastest for 20,000 years - and it is mankind's fault. ....convincing evidence showing that climate change is already happening.

RAPE OF THE ARCTIC: Why the Fossil Fuel Barons NEED Global Warming (tags)

As arctic ice melts, vast untapped reserves of oil, natural gas and coal are becoming easily accessible. Open water in the arctic also means cheap and easy Atlantic-Pacific transport of said oil, gas, and coal. There's billions to be made by the greedy in an ice-free arctic and an environmentally devastating "gold rush" has already begun....

Ice Cold Market Turns Red Hot Thanks to Global Warming (tags)

One brave company sees an upside to the downside of global warming and offers investors an opportunity to cash in on climate change.

Last shot to keep Oil out of ANWR (tags)

A Cartoon about Manifest Destiny From Dirtworshiping Heathens Sketchbook

RFK, Jr. Blasts Big Oil & Bush-Cheney Gang (tags)

The Bush-Cheney Gang gave the store away in the so-called “Energy Bill.” It granted $4 billion in tax breaks to Big Oil, despite the fact that ExxonMobil had profits of $24 billion last year! Now, environmentalists rallying in Washington, D.C., on 09/20/05, suspect that parts of the pristine Arctic Wildlife Refuge will soon be opened up to oil drilling. At the protest, RFK, Jr., labeled George Bush: “The worst environmental president in U.S. history!”

Arctic Wildlife Refuge, Los Angeles and Peak Oil (tags)

What's the connection between the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and Los Angeles? The answer is peak oil. President Bush wants to open up ANWR (the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) to oil drilling and it has everything to do with the fact that we are at the global peak in oil extraction. Peak oil is the start of the age of ever declining oil extraction. This is very significant to Los Angeles because it could be argued that Los Angeles is one of the most oil-addicted places on earth - the birthplace of freeway suburbs, and home to thousands of big-box stores which carry products that traveled thousands of miles to reach us. In the article below, Kenneth Deffeyes brings to our attention the fact that the debate over ANWR is missing the big issue, the issue of peak oil. On April 10th in Venice, the Post Carbon Institute presents Options and Actions for a Post Carbon Los Angeles, with local community activists presenting projects addressing these issues.

Arctic and Midwest climate change (tags)

Graph on global land air temperatures is shown below, and ...

"CLIMATE CHANGE" SCIENCE AND PRES. BUSH (tags)

The scientific community, tired of being refuted by "corporate scientists", came up with the definitive report that cannot be dispelled.

Bush Energy Bill Up for Vote on Monday - BP, Exxon, Phillips Licking Their Lips (tags)

Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-MS) and Sen. Murkowski (R-AK) attached the Bush/House Energy Bill to a Railroad Bill today, in another attempt to back-door the country into an unsustainable and destructive energy policy designed to line the pockets of their energy industry buddies. The vote on this amendment will take place Monday, December 3rd, at 5pm Eastern. Some groups will be holding press events at BP offices throughout the country including LA, Sacramento, DC, NYC, and Denver to speak out against the bill and in favor of protecting the Arctic Refuge and more renewable energy.

Senate Likely to OK Alaska Refuge Drilling - Official (tags)

Despite wrangling by the Leaders of the Senate Democrats to stall a vote on this subject, the Republicans say that they will be able to push it allong soon enough.

ASJE Passes Arctic Wildlife Refuge Resolution (tags)

RESOLUTION BY THE ALLIANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT ON THE ISSUE OF OIL AND GAS DRILLING IN THE ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

U.S. House Approves Arctic Drilling (tags)

we have the story, press release,who voted and a link to the house bill on solcomhouse

Congressman Reynolds [R-NY] backs oil drilling in Arctic (tags)

Reynolds said he plans to co-sponsor legislation asking President-elect George W. Bush to support the proposal to drill on the refuge. Bush, a former Texas oilman, has made giving energy companies drilling access to the refuge's 1.5 million-acre coastal plan a key part of his national energy policy

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