Climate change is wiping out the baobab, Africa’s’ tree of life’ | Ameenah Gurib-Fakim

The trees are a scientific wonder, once capable of living for thousands of years, but now becoming endangered species, says former president of Mauritius and biodiversity scientist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim Morondava in Madagascar, the skyline in Senegal and Kruger national park all have something in common. These places are home to some of the largest trees…

Ozone pit recovery represents a threat to rise of paint stripper chemical

Restoration of the ozone hole, which blocks harmful radiation, will be delayed by decades if fast-rising emissions of dichloromethane are not curbed The restoration of the globes protective shield of ozone will be delayed by decades if fast-rising emissions of a chemical used in paint stripper are not curbed, new research has revealed. Atmospheric levels…

‘You’re kidding, right? ‘ WaPo’s The Fix suggests GOP do what to court minorities?

You might wanna settle in, then. It’s gonna be a while … Mkay. Well, perhaps it’ll make more sense if we read it 😛 TAGEND Theres evidence that pollution is substantially worse in black and Latino neighborhoods, and yet its hard to recall any presidential candidate from either party speaking about this directly. With the…

EPA Initiates Tough New Limits On Smokestack Emissions

WASHINGTON( AP) The Environmental Protection Agency proposed tougher new restriction on Tuesday on smokestack emissions from virtually two dozen states that burden downwind areas with air pollution from power plant they can’t control. At the same time, the EPA moved to remove two states South Carolina and Florida from the “good neighbor” regulations, saying they…

Trump: 100 days that shook the world- and the activists opposing back

Three months in, the future is totally unpredictable. But a dramatic fightback is under way. Four activists tell us how they are adapting to the new normal Naomi Wolf, author, political journalist and cofounder of DailyClout: Trump didnt do this. You did this. Your own inactivity brought us precisely here The first 100 days of…

Trump: 100 days that shook the world- and the activists opposing back

Three months in, the future is totally unpredictable. But a dramatic fightback is under way. Four activists tell us how they are adapting to the new normal Naomi Wolf, writer, political journalist and cofounder of DailyClout: Trump didnt do this. You did this. Your own inaction brought us exactly here The first 100 days of…

The country set to cash in on climate change

Record temperatures threaten traditional ways of life in Greenland but as the sea ice retreats, new mining, fishing and tourism investments possibilities are helping communities to adapt Asked if he is fearful about the impact of climate change, Tnnes Kaka Berthelsens response is typical of many Greenlanders. We are more worried about the Maldives, he…

Trump: 100 days that shook the world- and the activists fighting back

Three months in, the future is totally unpredictable. But a dramatic fightback is currently underway. Four activists tell us how they are adapting to the new normal Naomi Wolf, writer, political journalist and cofounder of DailyClout: Trump didnt do this. You did this. Your own inaction brought us exactly here The first 100 days of…