Further evidence on how climate change is VERY serious

Readers be advised, this post is a collection of the latest climate change news I have collected the past week. And to tell the truth, the more science on global warming is published, the more alarming it is. First thing first, concentrations of carbon dioxide have increased in 2012 by no less than 2.67 parts… Continue reading Further evidence on how climate change is VERY serious

The biggest US climate rally to date

This Sunday took place in the United States of America the largest climate rally ever (in the country) up to 40,000 people walked peacefully, chanted and danced in Washington DC. Other rallies were organized in many other states. All had the same message : they were asking President Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline… Continue reading The biggest US climate rally to date

14 carbon bombs to defuse before 2020

Greenpeace has released an interesting report on fourteen projects that could increase greenhouse gases emissions by 20 percent by 2020. This would lead to an increase of temperatures by five or six degrees Celcius. The largest threats are China and Australia as they plan to increase their coal productions. This is particularly ironic as Climate… Continue reading 14 carbon bombs to defuse before 2020

Obama’s second inaugural speech is a new hope

President Barack Obama delivered his second Inaugural Address this Monday in Washington DC. Climate change got quite a few mentions and it looks like the second term might be the time where the climate crisis is tackled as it should. However, this was supposed to be the case in his first term. And many analysts… Continue reading Obama’s second inaugural speech is a new hope

President Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline

If you aren’t familiar with US environmental politics, you might not have heard about Big Oil’s latest craze : building a 1.700 mile (2,736 km) long pipeline to bring tar sands oil extracted from Canada to the US Gulf coast. After many twists and turns, President Barack Obama – the green Prez that should have… Continue reading President Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline