August, 2007

An Arctic Tale

If you are concerned about the polar bear, walrus, and other wildlife of the Great North, An Arctic Tale is a must-see movie. Released last week in movie theaters, this …

More Dying Trees in Sierra Likely Due to Warming, Study Says

Trees in the Sierra Nevada are dying at a rate nearly double that of two decades ago, and scientists say global warming is likely to blame.  Read more here. Photo: …

U.N.: Extreme Weather Is Sign Of Global Warming

The recent heat wave experienced by much of the country is just one of the extreme weather events the UN World Meteorological Association blames on global warming. Read more here.

Warming Draws Evangelicals Into Environmentalist Fold

Across the US Evangelicals are joining in the movement to stop global warming. Read more here.

Deniers, Gravel and 100 Miles per Gallon

Kudos to Al Gore for continuing to fight the good fight. Former U.S. vice-president Al Gore said some of the world’s largest energy companies, including Exxon Mobil Corp., are funding …

House Energy Bill

These may be the dog days of summer, but the U.S. Congress has actually been making some real progress worth mentioning. For the second time this summer, political leaders in …

Energy Bill Passes House–Details, Next Steps and More

As promised, here’s a breakdown of the energy package passed by the House of Representatives Saturday, Aug. 4. VICTORY: A Renewable Electricity Standard passed, 220-190, which would require electric suppliers …

What Happens in Greenland Will Not Stay in Greenland

Ice is melting at an alarming pace all over the world. Nowhere is it more obvious than at head of the Jakobshavn Fjord near the town of Ilulissat on the …

Congress to the RES-cue!

The House Energy Bill will begin floor debate this morning, with amendments–including a Renewable Electricity Standard (RES)–voted on this afternoon. But if they like to talk as much as the …

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