The ECOreport interviews Rex Weyler about ecological solutions for our planet’s environmental problems &; the limitations of bioremediation
By Roy L Hales
In its’ simplest form, bio-restoration is something that every farmer every just does naturally. In this interview, Canadian ecologist/journalist Rex Weyler talks about natural solutions to most of the world’s environmental problems and the limitations of bioremediation.
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By Roy L Hales
While Canada’s political leaders toy with the idea of expanding the pipeline infrastructure out of Alberta, average global temperatures reached a record high in 2015 and are expected to be even warmer in 2016. According to Dr Kirsten Zickfeld, of Simon Fraser University, “We are already close to 1.5 degrees.”
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The World needs to keep its carbon emissions in check, in order to escape the worst ravages of Climate Change. Europe is doing it’s part and is presently close to 20% below the 1990 benchmark set by the Kyoto Accord. Canada has done very little. According to the most recent reports, our emissions are presently 19% above 1990 levels and climbing. Last week the nation’s provincial leaders reached a compromise solution. Today’s radio interview has a simple description for the Premier’s Energy Strategy: A Big step backwards.
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Originally Published by the David Suzuki Foundation
By David Suzuki, with contributions from David Suzuki Foundation Communications Manager Ian Hanington
The Arctic may seem like a distant place, just as the most extreme consequences of our wasteful use of fossil fuels may appear to be in some distant future. Both are closer than most of us realize.
Continue reading The Baffling Response to Arctic Climate Change