Monthly Archives: October 2011

Warming Arctic releases air pollutants

28 July 2011. Warming Arctic releases frozen organic air pollutants. NewScientist. Air pollutants buried in snow for decades are being freed as global warming melts the ice.  These persistent organic pollutants (POPs), banned since 2004, got there and are coming … Continue reading

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Air Pollution Stunts India’s Monsoons, ghg’s increase their fury

Air pollution is stunting India’s monsoon.    Marshall, Michael, 30 Sep 2011. NewScientist. 1.5 billion people, 20% of the world’s population, depends on the summer monsoon that brings 80% of India’s rain. In the future, monsoons may see-saw between too weak … Continue reading

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Will global warming drive us extinct? A review of Peter Ward’s “Under a Green Sky”

[ Since I posted this 6 years ago I’ve read many other books and science articles.  Because we are at peak oil, peak coal, and peak natural gas (and many other peaks of essential resources), there is a good chance … Continue reading

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Biofuel Updates

[ Articles that honestly discuss the failure of biofuels are rare.  The best overall view of of why biofuels won’t work is Peak Soil  and a German academy of science study recommending against using biofuels. Also see why algae can … Continue reading

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