Daily Archives: July 27, 2010

We’re Gonna Be Sorry

When I first heard on Thursday that Senate Democrats were abandoning the effort to pass an energy/climate bill that would begin to cap greenhouse gases that cause global warming and promote renewable energy that could diminish our addiction to oil, … Continue reading

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Climate change ‘will increase Mexico-US migration’

A warming climate could see millions of adult Mexicans migrate to the US as rising temperatures cause a drop in crop yields, according to a study by researchers at Princeton University. For every 10% of lost crop yields in Mexico, 2% … Continue reading

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China Three Gorges flooding set to peak

China says flood waters at the Three Gorges Dam will peak within the next 24 hours, after torrential rain further up the Yangtze river over the weekend. More heavy rain is expected in parts of southern China from now until Thursday. News … Continue reading

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Brazil tribes allow workers to leave hydro plant

Indigenous people protesting against the construction of a hydro-electric plant in the Brazilian Amazon have allowed most workers to leave the site, the Brazilian authorities say. The Indians say the construction of the plant has destroyed an ancient burial ground … Continue reading

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China’s growing recycling industry

With a population of more than one billion people, China creates massive volumes of waste. But its recycling industry is also growing fast, one that utilises not only its own rubbish but that of other countries as well. It is the world’s … Continue reading

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