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Environmental Law Alert Blog: Climate victims and the demand for climate compensation

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Even if you don’t agree that liability for climate damages is imminent (and for many it is a novel concept), we know beyond a reasonable doubt that human caused climate change is occurring and that greenhouse gas emissions are killing people and wildlife, destroying property, and devastating communities . . . → Read More: Environmental Law Alert Blog: Climate victims and the demand for climate compensation

Earthgauge Radio: Climate change is simple

Sometimes it helps to remind ourselves of the basic science of climate change and why scientists are so certain that the planet is warming and humans are to blame. David Roberts is a climate change and environment columnist at Grist. I’m not so sure about the somewhat distracting musical soundtrack in the background but it’s . . . → Read More: Earthgauge Radio: Climate change is simple

Earthgauge Radio: EG Radio February 7 2012: Liveable Ottawa | Shell oil rig Alaskan disaster

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This week on Earthgauge Radio, we’re talking about the Shell drilling rig that ran aground near Alaska’s Kodiak Island at the end of December and we discuss the City of Ottawa’s “Liveable Ottawa” plan. We also have a special guest editorial from Grist.org columnist David Roberts who will explain why . . . → Read More: Earthgauge Radio: EG Radio February 7 2012: Liveable Ottawa | Shell oil rig Alaskan disaster

Walking Turcot Yards: Climate change is simple: David Roberts at TEDxTheEvergreenStateCollege

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350 or bust: Climate Change: We Are Stuck Between The Impossible and The Unthinkable

David Roberts is staff writer at Grist.org. In this TEDx talk given at Evergreen State College “Climate Change is Simple”, he describes the causes and effects of climate change in blunt, plain terms. On April 16, 2012, speakers and attendees gathered at TEDxTheEvergreenStateCollege: Hello Climate Change to reflect on the ability — and responsibility — . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Climate Change: We Are Stuck Between The Impossible and The Unthinkable

DeSmogBlog: B.C. Protest This Saturday to Stop Warren Buffett’s BNSF Coal Trains

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Warren Buffett, the third wealthiest man on the planet (net worth: $44 billion), often referred to as the "Oracle of Omaha," is the target of a May 5 action called for by Stop Coal B.C. Well, not Buffett directly, but a rail company he owns through his massive holding company, Berkshire Hathaway: Burlington . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: B.C. Protest This Saturday to Stop Warren Buffett’s BNSF Coal Trains