Monthly Archives: June 2012

Huge discrepancy in China’s reported carbon emissions

China’s reported CO2 emissions show a 1.4 gigatonne (20%) discrepancy between national and provincial-level totals, a new study in Nature Climate Change reports.  That is 5% of the global total and is equivalent to Japan’s annual CO2 emissions.  It is due … Continue reading

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End Mountaintop Removal Week in Washington

End Mountaintop Removal Week in Washington culminated in a demonstration on June 6, where 22 Appalachian residents were arrested for holding sit-ins in Rep. Hal Rogers (R-Kentucky) and Rep. Nick Rahall’s (D-West Virginia) offices.  Several women shaved their heads in mourning and … Continue reading

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At Netroots Nation, activists vs. the ‘inevitable’ tar sands pipeline

The TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline was supposed to be a ‘done deal,’ ignored by the mainstream media and supported by the Obama administration and the rest of the power elite. But grassroots and netroots activists have thus far blocked a … Continue reading

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Pacific Institute reinstates Peter Gleick after Heartland Institute incident

We welcome this: “The Pacific Institute is pleased to welcome Dr. Peter Gleick back to his position as president of the Institute,” the Institute’s board of directors said in a statement issued today. “An independent review conducted by outside counsel … Continue reading

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