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Bounty of the Sea: More Plastic Than Fish?

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the World Economic Forum, in a report called The New Plastics Economy  (which looks at the amount of plastic that ends up in the sea) claims there will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. “If we continue dumping plastic in the sea at the present rate, […]

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Bottom Of The Ocean Trashed

by Daniel Brouse EARTH — How much of the Earth have humans polluted? Scientists sent robots to the bottom of the ocean… deeper than man has ever explored. The findings are disturbing. “We often think deep-sea trenches are remote and pristine, untouched by humans,” says Alan Jamieson, a deep-ocean researcher at the University of Aberdeen, […]

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Australia: Great Barrier Reef Fading Fast

Global warming is causing a mass “die-off” on the Great Barrier Reef. Authorities have enacted the highest emergency response level. “The corals in the remote far north of the reef experienced extremely hot and still conditions this summer, and were effectively bathed in warm water for months, creating heat stress that they could no longer […]

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Supreme Court Upholds Pollution

The Supreme Court over-ruled one of the Obama administration’s environmental protections — an Environmental Protection Agency regulation that limits emissions of mercury and other pollution from coal-fired power plants. Writing for the majority, in the 5-to-4 decision, Justice Antonin Scalia wrote: “It is not rational, never mind ‘appropriate,’ to impose billions of dollars in economic […]

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Plastic Ocean

Plastic debris is accumulating in the ocean at an alarming rate. Many species of birds, fish, turtles, whales and other sea animals are being impacted. In 2009, a U.N. joint commission estimated that 6.4 million metric tons of plastic waste currently pollutes the oceans. The U.N. also estimates that 5 million pieces of plastic enter […]

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The President’s Climate Change Action Plan

President Obama released his action plan to deal with global warming. Coal company stocks were hammered on the news. PRESIDENT OBAMA’S CLIMATE ACTION PLAN “We, the people, still believe that our obligations as Americans are not just to ourselves, but to all posterity. We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the […]

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Coastal Change: Hurricanes and Extreme Storm Hazards

Part of the Human Induced Climate Change Experiment One of the goals of the USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program is a national assessment of coastal change hazards. Hurricanes provide a powerful force that generates dangerous waves and currents capable of moving large amounts of sand, destroying buildings and infrastructure, and reshaping our nation’s coastline. […]

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Ozone Pollution Police

Ozone pollution is a significant problem and may be resulting in the deforestation of Earth. The Environmental Defense Fund Wrote This Is Your Final Warning: Enforcement Needed To Curtail Continued Pollution Problems What makes you slow down more, a speeding ticket with a hefty fine or a warning? For most people, getting a ticket for […]

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National Snow And Ice For 2012

State of the Climate National Snow & Ice Annual 2012 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Climatic Data Center The 2011/12 winter season was nearly non-existent for much of the eastern half of the nation. The December 2011-February 2012 three-month period was marked by near-record warmth across the U.S.-Canadian border, the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast, […]

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Global Warming And Climate Volatility

As part of the Human Induced Climate Change Experiment, we have been predicting the effects of global warming on climate volatility. Indeed, we have seen a marked severity in volatile weather systems. 2012 went down as the hottest year in recorded history. Though we are only several days into January, the year is already setting […]

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      The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the World Economic Forum, in a report called The New Plastics Economy  (which looks at the amount of plastic that ends up in the sea) claims there will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. “If we continue dumping plastic in the sea at the present rate, […]
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