Book review: Big World, Small Planet

It seems that I found my Sustainability Must Read of the Year just by asking a librarian at the Seattle Central Public Library. Published last September before the Paris Agreements this book combines the latest climate and sustainability science with great photos.

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Worth an article – My June 2012 tweets

I have been committed since January 2007 to bring you each month a selection of the latest headlines and best researches on sustainable development, climate change and the world energy sector.

However, I don’t blog as much as I would like to and generally write around 25 posts per month. But many more news are worth reading. This is why I use Twitter to share dozens of news that are worth your time.

I believe it offers a good complement to this website. So if you are on Twitter and like this selection, don’t hesitate to start following me.

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Ocean acidification at its highest in million years

I had written about this very topic last month. To the New York Times green blog : ” A new scientific paper suggests that the ocean is acidifying at a rate that is many times faster than at any time in the past 300 million years. “ ” The change is occurring so rapidly that it raises … Read more

Another reason to fight CO2 : ocean acidification

If climate change, rising sea levels and the threats to global peace and food production weren’t enough to you, here is another reason to fight carbon dioxide : ocean acidification. To Mongabay : ” Emissions of carbon over the last two centuries have raised the acidity of the oceans to the highest levels in 21,000 … Read more

A globally significant risk of marine extinction

If my Wednesday post on the 19,000 endangered species didn’t put you down,  the findings of the International Programme on the State of the Oceans (ISPO) will. As the New York Times green blog notes : ” The state of the oceans is declining far more rapidly than most pessimists had expected, an international team … Read more

The nine plagues threatening our oceans

The Huffington Post Green published on Monday an article on the 9 problems destroying our oceans. From overfishing and irresponsible fish farming and from offshore drilling to garbage and mercury pollution, they are overwhelming. Another important problem is acidification. Indeed, as our oceans absorb the carbon dioxide we emit every minute, their surface become more … Read more

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