Pollution by Design


Realtor.com predicts Sacramento will be the strongest housing market in the nation this year.   In the last few years Sacramento, has been the fastest growing large city in the state. Cailfornians are moving to the central part of the state where home prices are considerablely lower than the coastal areas of the state.  InContinue reading “Pollution by Design”

Russia: Peat Fires Smolder in Siberia Despite Bone-Chilling Temperatures


Siberian peat fires have continued to burn after a year of record-setting wildfires in and around the Arctic Circle despite temperatures below minus 50 degrees Celsius, The Siberian Times reported. Footage showing smoke rising from the snow in January and November offers physical evidence of the “zombie fire” phenomenon, which describes summertime blazes that continue smoldering through theContinue reading “Russia: Peat Fires Smolder in Siberia Despite Bone-Chilling Temperatures”

California Plans to Ban Petrol Cars by 2035


California is the first state in the United States to ban new Gasoline and Diesel cars by 2035. Governor Gavin Newsom of California issued an executive order today, directing that state to require that all new vehicles sold in 2015 to have zero emissions. This executive order targets private passenger cars and trucks, as wellContinue reading “California Plans to Ban Petrol Cars by 2035”

We, the peoples of the Amazon, are full of fear. Soon you will be too!


Non-indigenous peoples have invaded our lands and are now burning even those small parts of the forests where we live, that you have left for us.’ Forest fires in Altamira, Pará state, Brazil. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images By: Raoni Metuktire/UK Guardian You destroy our lands, poison the planet and sow death, because you are lost. AndContinue reading “We, the peoples of the Amazon, are full of fear. Soon you will be too!”

ICELAND: Majority of Icelanders Seriously Concerned About Global Warming


By: Larissa Kyzer/ Iceland Review   Just under 70% of Icelanders are seriously concerned about global warming, RÚV reports. Individuals level of concern about climate issues is, perhaps not unexpectedly, closely related to their political affiliations. These are among the findings of a recent survey on the matter conducted by the firm MMR. Thirty-five percent of respondentsContinue reading “ICELAND: Majority of Icelanders Seriously Concerned About Global Warming”