By Dahr Jamail As global temperatures rise, shrivelling glaciers and thawing permafrost threaten yet more climate disruption. How should we confront what is happening to our world? The fall lasts long enough that I have time to watch the blue ice race upward, aeons of time compressed into glacial ice, flashing by in fractions of … Continue reading When The Ice Melts: The Catastrophe Of Vanishing Glaciers
By Bob Berwyn The loss of sea ice may be weakening the polar vortex, allowing cold blasts to dip south from the Arctic, across North America, Europe and Russia, a new study says. When winter sets in, "polar vortex" becomes one of the most dreaded phrases in the Northern Hemisphere. It's enough to send shivers … Continue reading Ice Loss and the Polar Vortex: How a Warming Arctic Fuels Cold Snaps
100,000 PAGES OF CHEMICAL INDUSTRY SECRETS GATHERED DUST IN AN OREGON BARN FOR DECADES — UNTIL NOW By Sharon Lerner FOR DECADES, SOME of the dirtiest, darkest secrets of the chemical industry have been kept in Carol Van Strum’s barn. Creaky, damp, and prowled by the occasional black bear, the listing, 80-year-old structure in rural … Continue reading The Poison Papers: Dirtiest Darkest Secrets Of The Chemical Industry
Oliver Morton has written a great book about geoengineering, and that is no small achievement. Say that word aloud—“geoengineering”—and it sounds wonky and remote. But there is a good chance that “geoengineering” will soon be on the lips of every politician on this planet. The world’s rich economies have steered humankind into a difficult position. … Continue reading Will Our Grandchildren Say That We Changed the Earth Too Little?
A new Wyoming law expands on the “ag-gag” trend of criminalizing whistleblowers in a new way: making it illegal for citizens to gather data about environmental pollution. Wyoming’s Senate Bill 12, or the “Data Trespassing Bill” as it’s being called, criminalizes the collection of “resource data.” It defines collection as “to take a sample of … Continue reading In Wyoming it’s now illegal to collect data about pollution
A new Italian film, Chemtrails: The secret war has been released showing a disturbing covert military agenda behind the sinister phenomenon, one that according to evidence presented includes far more than weather manipulation for “climate change.” “Let’s stand up and defend our rights!” say Italian filmmakers Antonio and Rosario Marciano. The Marcianos, of the Italian … Continue reading Italians Blow The Chemtrail Lid Off ‘Secret War’
Aeropsace Worker Jens Gives Us A Wake Up Call At the Monday Demonstration in Dresden on May 12, 2014, a guy came forward during the open mike session and told the audience he participated in installing chemtrails devices on airplanes. Guess what happened when he went to the local representatives with proof in hand. The … Continue reading Aerospace Worker: "I Installed Chemtrail Devices"
Should the City choose the desal engineering consultants to guide the Citizens Water Supply Advisory Committee? Dear Santa Cruz Friends, Tomorrow Desal Alternatives will make what I think is a modest request of the City Council. Tell me if you think it is modest. Tomorrow afternoon around 4pm the City Council will consider whether to … Continue reading SC Desal Alternatives: Does The Consultant Matter?
Workshop report: Protecting civilians means protecting the environment, 3rd April 2014 The Toxic Remnants of War Project organised a side event during the CCW Protocol V Group of Governmental Experts meeting in Geneva. The aim was to provide delegations and agencies with an overview of the TRW issue and focus in on two topics that … Continue reading Protecting Civilians Means Protecting The Environment
Many substances that are currently used for either civilian or military purposes have been proven to have adverse environmental impacts, or present unacceptable risks to human health. As a result the screening of substances prior to their production and use is now recognised as an important means of protecting environmental and public health. To screen … Continue reading Screening Of New Military Materials For Toxicity And Environmental Harm