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Biophile Magazine -- » Climate Change

"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness." Dalai Lama

Climate Change

Fiddling with figures while the Earth burns


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If you want to get some idea of what much of the Earth might look like in 50 years’ time then, says James Lovelock, get hold of a powerful telescope or log onto Nasa’s Mars website. That arid, empty, lifeless landscape is, he believes, how most of Earth’s equatorial lands will be looking by 2050. A few decades later, and that same uninhabitable desert will have extended into Spain, Italy, Australia and much of the southern United States.

Quest to make cattle
 fart like marsupials


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Australian scientists are trying to give kangaroo-style stomachs to cattle and sheep in a bid to cut the emission of greenhouse gases blamed for global warming, researchers say. Thanks to special bacteria in their stomachs, kangaroo flatulence contains no methane and scientists want to transfer that bacteria to cattle and sheep who emit large quantities of the harmful gas.

Climate deal sealed by US U-turn


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Delegates at the UN summit in Bali have agreed a deal on curbing climate change after days of bitter wrangling.

Engineered weathering process could mitigate global warming


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Researchers at Harvard University and Pennsylvania State University have invented a technology, inspired by nature, to reduce the accumulation of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) caused by human emissions.

China losing a million acres a year to desertification


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China is losing a million acres a year to desertification. In Dunhuang, a former Silk Road oasis in the Gobi, the resulting water shortage has become critical.

Climate wars threaten billions


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A total of 46 nations and 2.7 billion people are now at high risk of being overwhelmed by armed conflict and war because of climate change. A further 56 countries face political destabilisation, affecting another 1.2 billion individuals.

Dry… or ice?


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What you are about to read is going to change your world forever, this I can promise you. I actually apologize that I have to be the one who brings this unsettling news, but you must know if you wish to survive, for what is coming will either be DRY and heat or ICE and freezing.

Our Leaders Just Don’t Get It!


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Imagine England being run by Churchill today and Roosevelt sitting in the White House as they discuss our climate crisis. At some point Franklin says to Winston: “This is the Third World War. We had better mobilize our countries and allies into action!”

The Denial Industry


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For years, a network of fake citizens’ groups and bogus scientific bodies has been claiming that the science of global warming is inconclusive.

A New Global Warming Stategy


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Environmentalists are overlooking the fact that vegetarianism is the most effective tool to fight climate change in our lifetimes. Global warming poses one of the most serious threats to the global environment ever faced in human history.

The Shift is Happening Now


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There are many quantifiable scientific indicators proving that the Earth and the Solar System are going through changes which have never previously occurred in recorded human history.

Global Warming: Fact And Fiction


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How do we know global warming is real? Who is responsible, and how can it be addressed? This article summarizes what is known (and some of the prevalent misconceptions) regarding this critical environmental problem.

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