U.S. Blocks U.N. Resolution on Geoengineering

According to this article in Scientific American The United States joined Saudi Arabia to derail a U.N. resolution that sought to improve the world’s understanding of potential efforts to lace the sky with sunlight-reflecting aerosols or use carbon-catching fans. The two countries were joined by Brazil in blocking the resolution at the U.N. Environment Assembly…

"Scientists warn new Brazil president may smother rain forest

From Phys Org November 26, 2018 by Christina Larson And Mauricio Savarese This May 8, 2018 photo released by the Brazilian Environmental and Renewable Natural Resources Institute (Ibama) shows an illegally deforested area on Pirititi indigenous lands as Ibama agents inspect Roraima state in Brazil’s Amazon basin. Scientists warn that Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro could…

Follow the warming money

This might make you mad. That’s even more reason to read about it. $1.9 million in environmental justice grants 10th May 2010 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1.9 million in environmental justice grants to 76 non-profit organizations and local governments working on environmental justice issues nationwide. The grant program supports Administrator Lisa…

“Sustainable justice” = redistribution of scarcity

The UN Rio+20 agenda means less freedom, happiness, true justice and human rights progress Guest post by Paul Driessen and Duggan Flanakin Presidential candidate Barack Obama promised that his Administration would “fundamentally transform the United States of America.” He gave a clue to exactly what he had in mind when he told now-congressional candidate Joe…