Category Archives: Pollution

Heat wave

Heat wave. Click the image above or download a hi-res from my archive, where you may view many more examples. See more artwork and portraits on Facebook.

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No Slowdown in Global Warming

Countering the misinformation. From the Yale Forum via YouTube.

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Peak Oil: Ten Bucks a Litre – Dick Smith

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Why coal has to go – Part 2

By Ian Dunlop, from Climate Spectator As a result of our inaction, it is inevitable that the world will now overshoot the 2 degrees Celsius temperature target, which is itself too high given current evidence of climate change at the … Continue reading

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David Suzuki Redux

Detail only. Download a hi-res here. See more artwork and portraits on Facebook.

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How we know global warming is true

Link from Skeptical Science. Video by Jim Powell, author of “The Inquisition of Climate Science”. Read the book review by John Cook of Skeptical Science. —————————————————————- Also, from World Bank President Jim Yong Kim in Climate Spectator: “If you disagree … Continue reading

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US global warming opinions change with the weather

“After an especially cold winter across much of the United States, the American public was slightly less convinced that the planet is heating up, a new survey shows. “A majority of Americans, or 63 percent, still believe there is solid … Continue reading

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The Bees vs the Chemical Companies

Fancy the idea of pollinating our crops by hand? It could come to that if the chemical companies get their way. Short term thinking on steroids. From the ABC… EU to ban pesticides linked to bee deaths The European Union … Continue reading

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The aftermath of the 2010 Michigan Tar Sands Oil Spill

From activist John Bolenbaugh via YouTube. This is Big Oil saving oil spill clean-up money in the first world. Think it would be different in Australia? Dream on…

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Tasmania: Don’t drink the water…

From the ABC’s Background Briefing: In the town of Ringarooma, in Tasmania’s picture-postcard northeast, mother of five Amber Jones makes her daily walk down to the town’s water tank with a five-litre plastic container. ‘It leaks all the way. I … Continue reading

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Earth continues to warm, regardless of the contrarians…

From Skeptical Science: What has global warming done since 1998? “No, it hasn’t been cooling since 1998. Even if we ignore long term trends and just look at the record-breakers, that wasn’t the hottest year ever. Different reports show that, overall, 2005 … Continue reading

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Allan Savory – Reversing Global Warming?

Allan Savory presented an important lecture on January 25, 2013 at Tufts University. He explained how Holistic Management restores grasslands from land that’s degraded to desert. This innovative, natural, and simple idea mimics Nature by using careful management of livestock … Continue reading

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Professor Ugo Bardi: Plundering The Planet

Professor Ugo Bardi appears on the “From Alpha To Omega” podcast, where he discusses his upcoming book “Plundering the Planet”. The discussion covers the role of volcanos in regulating the planet’s atmosphere, Georg Bauer (the “Father of Mining”), Gaia and … Continue reading

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Paul Ehrlich: “Can a collapse of global civilization be avoided?”

Dr. Paul Ehrlich (author of “The Population Bomb”) talks about his new scientific paper, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society, with Alex Smith from Radio Ecoshock. The title of this peer-reviewed paper is “Can a collapse of global … Continue reading

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