Ecology, Energy, Economy

Tidal Energy Funding Cut

Washington, DC — The Obama administration has proposed cutting the budget for one of the most promising energy technologies — tidal energy. At a time when earth-friendly energy sources, such as solar, wind and geothermal are getting increased funding, the President plans to cut research for tidal energy.
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55 Beached Whales

Cape Town, South Africa — Hundreds of people tried to save a herd of beached whales. It is not known why fifty-five whales beached themselves. Rescuers managed to save about twenty. The rest were shot in what authorities believed to be the most human method of euthanasia. Many of the volunteers [...]

Climate Change Kills 300,000 A Year

Report From the Global Humanitarian Forum in Geneva:
* First ever report exclusively focused on the global human impact of climate change calculates more than 300 million people are seriously affected by climate change at a total economic cost of $125 billion per year
* Report projects that [...]

Climate Change Conference Copenhagen 2009

U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon and Nobel prize winner Al Gore pleaded to top CEOs of companies, such as, PepsiCo, Nestle, BP, to take action against climate change.
“We have to do it this year. Not next year. This year,” Gore said. “The clock is ticking, because Mother Nature does not do bailouts.”
“Continuing to pour trillions of [...]

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