Daily Archives: March 21, 2015

Is the Methane monster about to roar?

The Big Picture RT

Published on Jan 15, 2015

Dahr Jamail of Truthout talks to Mike Papantonio about climate change, the methane threat, and its wildlife impact.

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Edge of Extinction: Methane – Ticking Time Bomb

Nature Bats Last

Published on Feb 25, 2015

Jennifer Hynes does a brilliant job of laying it out clearly. Excerpt from “The Arctic Methane Monster’s Rapid Rise”

This presentation was made by an average person just like many of us watching this video. She took 100% responsibility to educate herself about what was occurring and then made this presentation based on her extensive research. She went from being a NOBODY to having many pages about her presentation on Google from stories ALL around the World in weeks.

In this video, Jennifer Hynes explains What is Methane Hydrate and Why it is a Ticking Time Bomb?

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UN climate envoy backs fossil fuel divestment movement

Last updated on 20 March 2015, 4:27 pm

mary-robinsonMary Robinson is a climate justice campaigner, UN special envoy and former president of Ireland (Pic: twitter/ODI)
By Megan Darby

Mary Robinson says funds should consider the impact of their fossil fuel investments on those vulnerable to climate change

Ban Ki-moon’s special envoy on climate change voiced support for the fossil fuel divestment movement at an event in London on Friday.

Mary Robinson, leading climate justice campaigner and former president of Ireland, said it was “very interesting” to see the movement grow in impact.

For any fund, “it is almost a due diligence requirement” to consider ending investment in dirty energy companies, she said.

“Corporations need to look at what contribution we are making to hurting those who are in the front line of being most vulnerable to climate change.”

Several universities, charities and faith groups worldwide have committed to withdraw finance from coal, oil and gas companies.

They aim to stigmatise those who stand to profit from perpetuating the use of climate polluting energy sources.

Analysis: What has the divestment movement achieved so far?

Scientists estimate two thirds of known fossil fuel reserves must stay in the ground to avoid dangerous climate change.

Robinson was speaking at an event hosted by the Overseas Development Institute on the role of cities and business in tackling climate change.

…(read more).

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