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Climate change evident across Europe, says report

The effects of climate change are already evident in Europe and the situation is set to get worse, the European Environment Agency has warned

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Could Fighting Global Warming Be Cheap and Free?

Fighting climate change could be cheaper and easier than almost anyone imagines if we wouldn’t give in to the despair.

Years of Living Dangerously Premiere Full Episode, Harrison Ford, Don Cheadle, Thomas Friedman in a compelling 1st episode on climate change...what you need to know...non politicized, non-denominational...just some very interesting facts...

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Did You Hear About That Big Oil Spill That Just Happened? No, Not That One. No, Not That One Either.

13 Oil Spills in 30 Days - Since March 11, the global oil industry has had 13 spills on three continents. In North and South America alone, they've spilled more than a million gallons of oil and toxic chemicals - enough to fill two olympic-sized swimming pools.

The challenges and visions reflected in my Hippie Trails novels are still in motion ... Here's to the Revolution of Peace & Love! ...

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#ClimateChange could put 50 million more people at risk of #hunger by 2050. Climate change could put back the fight against hunger by decades but our global food system is woefully unprepared to cope with the challenge. The warning comes as governments gather in Japan at the #IPCC, to agree a major new scientific report, which is expected to show that the impacts of climate change on food will be far more serious and will hit much sooner than previously thought. More at: http://oxf.am/icZ

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Are You Safe on That Sofa?

Are You Safe on That Sofa? "Chances are that if you’re sitting on a couch right now, it contains flame retardants. This will probably do no good if your house catches fire — although it may release toxic smoke. There is growing concern that the chemicals are hazardous, with evidence mounting of links to cancer, fetal impairment and reproductive problems. It turns out that our furniture first became full of flame retardants because of the tobacco industry."