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Central America Fails to Take Advantage of Energy from Sun, Wind and Earth

July 31st, 2015
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic

Link: http://www.ipsnews.net/2015/07/central-america-fails-to-take-advantage-of-energy-from-sun-wind-and-earth/

Central America, a place of abundant wind and sunshine, is still chained to thermal power and large-scale hydroelectricity and has failed to include local communities in clean, environmentally-friendly and less invasive projects.

64 Nations Say No to GMO, Yet US Govt Nears Illegal GMO Labeling Why don't we have the right to know?

July 30th, 2015
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/64-nations-say-no-to-gmo-yet-us-govt-nears-illegal-gmo-labeling/

The WHO has already declared that five of the major chemical herbicides used to grow GMO crops are either likely or definitely cancerous, yet the USA still makes secret trade deals that would allow biotech to push their genetically modified ‘food’ on Americans who don’t want to eat it.

Toxin in Lake Erie puts Toledo drinking water on 'watch'

July 28th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10141160060

The city of Toledo has put its water quality on "watch" status because of toxins that shut down Toledo's public drinking-water system for three days a year ago. The water is safe to drink, city officials said. Microcystin detected in the intake crib three miles out in Lake Erie, not detected in tap water.

TV: Mystery ‘green goo’ decimating fishing on West Coast — “Like ectoplasm in Ghostbusters” — Experts: “About as severe as we could ever anticipate… Lot of unusual things going on” — “We’re not catching any fish… Never as bad as right now… Almost non-exis

July 27th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://enenews.com/tv-like-ectoplasm-ghostbusters-major-problem-west-coast-fishermen-pulling-thick-blankets-slime-instead-fish-experts-about-severe-could-anticipate-lot-unusual-going-catching-fish-never-bad

Fishermen set their nets June 9 pulled up thick blankets of slime… Department of Fisheries and Oceans, determined slime to be a “goo” of phytoplankton… Skeena River sockeye – predicted run of 3.5 million – were a no-show… as of mid-July, only 130,000 returned, growing concern over green algae material decimating their fishing season.

Earth’s Most Famous Climate Scientist Issues Bombshell Sea Level Warning

July 23rd, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/07/earth%E2%80%99s-most-famous-climate-scientist-issues-bombshell-sea-level-warning

Stud written by James Hansen, NASA's former lead climate scientist, and 16 co-authors, many considered among the top in their fields—concludes that glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica will melt 10 times faster than previous consensus estimates, resulting in sea level rise of at least 10 feet in as little as 50 years.

And the Gods finally answer! Heavens open in California as freak July rainfall pounds the drought-stricken state, extinguishing wildfires and boosting water levels

July 22nd, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3167698/The-Gods-answered-Finally-California-gets-rain-calms-wildfires-crossed-highway.html

New rainfall records set over the weekend in southern and central California. Rare storm allowed firefighters to contain 60 per cent of a wildfire that swept across a California interstate. California is in its fourth straight year of drought, mandatory water restrictions ordered in April. July typically driest month of the year in Southern California.

Jerry Brown’s climate warning: ‘We are talking about extinction’ - Video

July 22nd, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article27998554.html

Gov. Jerry Brown: speaking at a summit of mayors from around the world; the world may already have “gone over the edge” on global warming and that humanity must reverse course or face extinction.“We don’t know how far we’ve gone, or if we’ve gone over the edge,” “There are tipping points, feedback loops. This is not some linear set of problems that we can predict. We have to take measures against an uncertain future . We are talking about extinction.

2015 set to break global heat record in 135-year history of monitoring

July 21st, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.rt.com/news/310411-climate-change-temperature-record/

Global weather observations have all arrived at the same conclusion: This June broke all temperature records, while the first half of 2015 already promises the hottest year in more than 100 years of records. June was the third month this year to have broken a monthly temperature record since 1880,

Drought dings quality of winter wheat in Northwest

July 20th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://bigstory.ap.org/article/b760c73ba3214a95ac917abc74405363/drought-dings-quality-winter-wheat-northwest

Intense drought conditions have shrunk the kernels and disrupted the proteins of winter wheat crops in Montana, Washington, Oregon and Idaho, region that produces a fifth of the U.S. harvest. National Agricultural Statistics Service classified a large percentage of the region's winter wheat as below-average quality on Monday. Farmers in the Northwest nervous the uncharacteristically low quality of their product could slash the crop's already declining prices.

High Levels Of Radium Found In PA Stream Near Drinking Water Supply

July 20th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://govtslaves.info/high-levels-of-radium-found-in-pa-stream-near-drinking-water-supply/

Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 reported yesterday that high levels of radiation—up to 60 times higher than the maximum allowed in drinking water—were found in Ten Mile Creek, which flows into the Monongahela River in Greene County, Pennsylvania.

Drought Is Just the Beginning of Our Frightening Water Emergency

July 19th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.alternet.org/environment/drought-just-beginning-our-frightening-water-emergency

United Nations reports that we have 15 years to avert a full-blown water crisis and that, by 2030, demand for water will outstrip supply by 40 percent.

GOP Governors Line Up to Defy Obama's New Climate Rules - Xideo

July 11th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.alternet.org/environment/gop-governors-line-defy-obamas-new-climate-rules

At least five Republican governors, including two presidential hopefuls — Scott Walker of Wisconsin and Bobby Jindal of Louisiana indicated they may defy new federal rules that are part of President Obama's climate change agenda meant to reduce carbon emissions, transition to renewable energy. Require power plants to reduce carbon emissions 30 percent by 2030.

Exxon Knew About Global Warming More Than 30 Years Ago

July 10th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/07/exxon-climate-change-email

ExxonMobil, world's biggest oil company, knew as early as 1981 of climate change—seven years before it became a public issue, according to a newly discovered email from one of the firm's own scientists. Despite this the firm spent millions over the next 27 years to promote climate denial.

NOAA: Young herring “suddenly disappear” from Pacific, no one can find them; “This is an enigma, something’s happened” — Millions of missing salmon raising alarms; “Very odd… Very strange… Most different year ever… It looks really bad” — Fishermen catchin

July 8th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://enenews.com/noaa-herring-suddenly-disappeared-pacific-one-find-enigma-happened-fish-alarm-many-millions-missing-salmon

Kuskokwim River salmon returning to spawn alarmingly low… [Kings are] dramatically below last year’s count… “Mounting evidence suggests that the 2015 chinook salmon run was early and weak,” Fish and Game managers said… chum salmon also is very low, sockeye salmon harvests well under 2014 and five-year average levels… down 86% from same period last year off 75% from average.

BP Set To Pay Largest Environmental Fine in US History for Gulf Oil Spill

July 5th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/07/bp-deepwater-gulf-fine

BP agreed to pay record environmental fine of $18.7 billion to settle legal actions by the US and several states over 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. US justice department, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Texas and Florida, sued BP for damages not covered by earlier settlements, ends litigation between BP, and the government, allows the company to pay over 18 years.

Aluminum, Barium and Strontium: the New Manhattan Project chemtrail sprays

July 5th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.activistpost.com/2015/07/aluminum-barium-and-strontium-new.html

For 20 years the New Manhattan Project have been saturating our atmosphere with chemtrail sprays found to consist of aluminum, barium and strontium. It is not normal jet engine exhaust.

New Technology Blasts Weeds Without Round Up

July 5th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/new-technology-blasts-weeds-without-round-up/

U.S. Department of Agriculture research agronomist Frank Forcella has been using an air compressor to spray gritty material like corncob bits on both sides of a crop to kill young weeds without harming corn or soybeans. His method utilizing the new technology is gaining attention from organic farmers who don’t use chemicals to control weeds in their fields.

Apocalypse Not Now: Yellowstone supervolcano eruption predictable up to 10 yrs in advance

July 2nd, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rt.com/usa/271264-yellowstone-supervolcano-eruption-prediction/

US scientists found a way to estimate time of the next eruption of the dormant volcano in Yellowstone National Park 10 months to 10 years beforehand, most recent happening nearly 70,000 years ago. They promise it won’t be cataclysmic, yet its lava and ash could cause a volcanic winter.

Police Say the Biggest Pot Raid in Years Wasn't Really About Pot

July 1st, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/06/emerald-triangle-marijuana-raid-water-drought

Police say last week's massive raid in Northern California's rugged Emerald Triangle by county law enforcement with no help from the DEA targeted private landowners not because they were growing pot, because they were illegally sucking 500,000 gallons of water a day from a section of the nearby Eel river.

Canada introduces additional economic sanctions against Russia

June 29th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://tass.ru/en/world/804765

Canada introduced additional economic sanctions against 14 Russian legal entities and three individuals, imposed a ban on import and export of goods from the territory of Crimea. Information in the statement of Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper on the internet page of the Canadian government.

Scientists Detect Mysterious Warming in U.S. Coastal Waters

June 28th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/scientists_detect_mysterious_warming_in_us_coastal_waters_20150628?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%253A+Truthdig+Truthdig%253A+Drilling+Beneath+the+Headlines

Oceanographers are puzzled by an accelerated burst of warming sea that threatens the fisheries of the American Atlantic coast. Off the US West coast, scientists baffled by a mysterious blob” of water up to 4°C warmer“ than the surrounding Pacific, linked to weird weather across the entire country.

Oz-some! Ukrainians shocked by huge twister in their region (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

June 28th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rt.com/news/270265-ukraine-tornado-denpropetrovsk-weather/

A tornado hit several villages in the Dnepropetrovsk region in Ukraine’s south this week. Locals reported that roofs were blown off, trees torn from the ground, and fish from the river covered the roads, adding they had never seen anything like it before, only seen such a weather phenomenon “on television, in programs about America.”

GM wheat crop fails to repel bugs, £3m trial branded ‘a waste’

June 26th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rt.com/uk/269713-gm-wheat-trial-fails/?utm_source=browser&utm_medium=aplication_chrome&utm_campaign=chrome

A controversial trial of genetically modified (GM) wheat has failed to repel pests any more effectively than ordinary crops, scientists have found. Researchers attempted to engineer a variety of wheat to emit an odor that deters aphids in the hope of reducing the amount of pesticides required by plants.

In Historic Ruling, Dutch Court Says: Climate Action is a Human Right

June 25th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/06/24/historic-ruling-dutch-court-says-climate-action-human-right

Dutch court on Wednesday said that the government has a legal duty to reduce carbon emissions by 25 percent by 2020. The decision came in response to a lawsuit.

TV: Emergency survey underway along West Coast, marine life being affected “in ways never seen before” — CBS: “Unusual increase in dolphin, sea lion, and seabird deaths” — Thought to be largest toxic bloom “anywhere, ever” — Worry that impacts on fish to

June 23rd, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://enenews.com/tv-emergency-survey-underway-along-west-coast-marine-life-being-affected-ways-never-before-cbs-unusual-increase-dolphin-sea-lion-seabird-deaths-largest-toxic-bloom-anywhere-could-be-happening

Toxic algae bloom west of Vancouver Island threatens salmon… The bloom stretches along the Pacific coast from California to B.C. Cause unknown.An additional concern relates to salmon stock. The bloom has almost no crustaceans… which is worrisome, most prolific toxic algal outbreak ever recorded.

Jerry Brown pushing depopulation in California: Too many people, not enough water, something has to go!

June 23rd, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://govtslaves.info/jerry-brown-pushing-depopulation-in-california-too-many-people-not-enough-water-something-has-to-go/

Jerry Brown: Metropolitan Water District of Southern California board; if more water does not flow into California, eventually will be too many people for available water to support. “ how many people can we accommodate? ”Lynn Wilson,academic chair, Kaplan University, United Nations climate change delegation: past “civilizations had to migrate out of drought areas,” interview with CNBC in July. “We may have to migrate people out of California.” every option such as importing water would likely occur, “migration can’t be taken off the table.”

Why are we building a research center full of deadly diseases in the tornado capital of the world?

June 23rd, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Why_are_we_building_a_research_center_full_of_deadly_diseases_in_the_tornado_capital_of_the_world%3F/44699/0/38/38/Y/M.html

The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility is being moved to Manhattan, Kansas, in the heart of tornado alley. Builders broke ground on the $1.25 billion dollar facility. It will include a biosafety level 4 lab, designed to handle deadly and exotic pathogens for which no vaccines or treatments exist.

Herbicide-Resistant Insects Are Destroying GMO Crops Like Never Before

June 22nd, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/herbicide-resistant-insects-are-destroying-gmo-crops-like-never-before/

Crops genetically engineered to produce insecticidal toxins derived from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) places intense selective pressure on pests to evolve resistance. Pest “develop resistance rapidly” when Bt crops don’t produce a high enough level of Bt toxin, require farmers to use more pesticides. Bt corn didn’t eradicate the pest, it made it stronger, causing even more pesticide use.

These ‘Big 6′ Chemical Companies Now Make 50,000 Different Pesticides

June 20th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/these-big-6-chemical-companies-now-make-50000-different-pesticides/

There are now more than 50,000 different pesticides being manufactured with over 600 ‘active’ ingredients. Nearly seven billion pounds of pesticides are used annually around the world. Who makes all these chemicals? The same “Big 6 Companies” that oppose food labeling.1. Monsanto 2. Bayer 3.Syngenta 4. Dow 5. Dupont 6. BASF

Pope Francis: Humans Are Turning the Earth Into an "Immense Pile of Filth"

June 20th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/06/pope-encyclical-climate-change-inequality

Pope Francis' on the environment: Once beautiful landscapes covered with rubbish, industrial waste, chemicals, linked to throwaway culture not yet managed to adopt circular model of production capable of preserving, limit use of non-renewable resources, moderate consumption, maximize efficient use, reusing,recycling. Markets promote extreme consumerism to sell products, people in a whirlwind of needless buying and spending. Climate is a common good, belonging to all. Those who possess economic or political power mostly concerned with masking the problems.

Fracking Waste Injection Wells Linked to 60% of Earthquakes in Central and Eastern U.S.

June 20th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.allgov.com/news/top-stories/fracking-waste-injection-wells-linked-to-60-of-earthquakes-in-central-and-eastern-us-150620?news=856768

Researchers at University of Colorado Boulder found underground wells associated with earthquakes, 66% were used for oil recovery, a type of injection well. Other wells, involving saltwater disposal, were 1.5 times as likely as oil recovery wells to be associated with earthquakes.

Germany agreed Thursday to turn more than 60 former military bases into nature preserves, with the aim of creating vast new green oases and sanctuaries for rare species of birds

June 19th, 2015
Categories: Nature, Environment

Link: http://www.newsforage.com/2015/06/germany-agreed-thursday-to-turn-more.html

Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks: ongoing overhaul of German armed forces made it possible to set aside 76,600 acres of forests, marshes, meadows and moors.
Government opted against selling the land, in some cases, prime real estate, to investors in favour of creating natural refuges.

US says it will not provide food aid to North Korea during its worst drought in 100 years

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.newsforage.com/2015/06/us-says-it-will-not-provide-food-aid-to.html

North Korea in a severe drought, Much of Korean Peninsula had unusually dry weather in recent weeks, crucial time for rice farming when seedlings are transplanted. Rice is a staple for both Koreas. Crop production in the North could fall 20 percent from last year if drought continues.

EPA reports fracking safe - as Arlington sings the benzene blues - Video

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

An Arlington fracking company leeched 48,000 gallons of benzene solvent into the city's water supply, doesn't call 911. It takes 24 hours and 4 attempts to plug the well, while hundreds of residents are evacuated. The EPA says water supplies are now as safe as fracking.

100,000 German Beekeepers Call for GMO Cultivation Ban

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.globalresearch.ca/100000-german-beekeepers-call-for-gmo-cultivation-ban/5456622

The call by the German Beekeepers Association (DIB), which represents almost 100,000 beekeepers, comes after Europe adopted controversial legislation enabling member states to opt-out of the cultivation of GMOs approved at the EU level, urging Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt (CSU) to implement a Germany-wide ban on cultivation.

Deadly flesh-eating bacteria infect more swimmers in Florida

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment, Health

Link: http://govtslaves.info/deadly-flesh-eating-bacteria-infect-more-swimmers-in-florida/

Threat in Florida’s waters; deadly flesh-eating bacteria. Florida state health department report 32 cases past 12 months. Number of infections increases May through October, the bacterium thrives when water is warmest. It can also infect those who eat raw shellfish or mishandle raw oysters.

French Minister Asks Stores to Stop Selling Round Up

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/french-minister-asks-stores-to-stop-selling-round-up/

French Environment and Energy Minister Ségolène Royal: the weed killer Round Up should not be sold in garden shops since it is potentially harmful to human beings. Sri Lanka president, Maithripala Sirisena: glyphosate, will no longer be allowed in the country.

The Pro-GMO Lobby’s Latest Scapegoat: “Organic Farming is Starving The Poor”. Monsanto Can Save the World from Hunger

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/the-pro-gmo-lobbys-latest-scapegoat-organic-farming-is-starving-the-poor-monsanto-can-save-the-world-from-hunger/

Owen Paterson former Environment Minister for the UK: talks about Greenpeace being put on trial for “crimes against humanity” GMOs can save millions of lives. It’s the environmentalists who are doing real harm.”

NASA Satellites Reveal Worldwide Water Depletion

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/nasa-satellites-reveal-worldwide-water-depletion_062015

World’s largest underground aquifers, a source of fresh water for hundreds of millions of people being depleted at alarming rates, according to new NASA satellite data that provides detailed picture of vital water reserves under the Earth’s surface. Twenty-one of the world’s 37 largest aquifers from India, China, United States and France passed their sustainability tipping points, more water was removed than replaced during the decade-long study.

Pope Francis Denounces GMOs and Pesticides

June 17th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/pope-francis-denounces-gmos-and-pesticides-for-both-environmental-and-social-devastation/

Pope Francis: The spread of (GM) crops destroys the complex web of ecosystems, decreases diversity in production, affects the present and future of regional economies. In several countries there is a trend in the development of oligopolies in the production of seeds and other products needed for cultivation, the dependence deepens when you consider the production of sterile seeds, which end up forcing farmers to buy (seeds) from producers.”“It creates a vicious circle in which the intervention of the human being to solve a problem often worsens the situation further.”

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