The Canadian Progressive: Maude Barlow: “The planet is running out of clean water”

Maude Barlow urges urgent action against the imminent global water crisis, which will hit the poor in developing country mega cities the hardest. According to the world’s leading water campaigner: “Dramatic action is needed to deal with the twin ecological and human water crises coming at us full speed.” The post Maude Barlow: “The planet ...

cartoon life: Message from the planet

Attention human inhabitants. I am shutting down. You have 48 hours to evacuate. Thank you. Prompted by this http://digitalnomad.nationalgeographic.com/2013/10/11/regarding-the-government-shutdown-of-our-national-parks/ article in National Geographic. Filed under: art Tagged: earth, planet, shut down

Drive-by Planet: Arctic ice cap melt: record low in 2012

Since satellite tracking began in 1979 the lowest readings of Arctic sea-ice have all been within the last six years. This year has seen a record breaking retreat of sea-ice with weeks of summer still ahead and more melt likely on the way. Independent: The US National Snow and Ice Data Centre in Boulder, Colorado ...