Global Warming

Your weekly news roundup on everything environment Arctic Melt Releasing Ancient Methane  It turns out that It’s not just water that is released as our polar ice caps melt, but also the second most important greenhouse gas: Methane.  According to research published in the journal Nature Geoscience, thousands of sites in the Arctic where methane has been stored for many millennia, is bubbling […]

Your weekly news roundup on everything environment   Environmental Action Connects the Dots in Miami On May 5th, people around the world volunteered, documented, educated and protested as part of an international day of action to help the world “connect the dots” between extreme weather and global warming.  Since Miami will be one of the first metropolitan areas to be affected by sea level […]

Your weekly news roundup on everything environment Obama Creates Fracking Oversight Group  On Friday, President Obama issued an executive order creating a high-level task force to coordinate federal oversight of natural gas production.  The task force, to be chaired by White House energy advisor Heather Zichal, will be made up of members from the Defense Department, Energy Department, Interior Department, Commerce Department and […]

Your weekly news roundup on everything environment Two More Corporations Join General Motors in Rescinding Funding for the Heartland Institute PepsiCo and AT&T join General Motors in ending funding for the global-warming-denial think tank Heartland Institute.  According to leaked documents, AT&T gave at least $100,000 to the Heartland Institute, contradicting the company’s image as a leader on environmental sustainability and climate change. PepsiCo also […]