A look back at Alan Alda and Alaska’s messengers on climate change

Alan Alda, center, was the host of PBS’ “Scientific American Frontiers” when he visited Alaska in 2004. To his right is Pen Valentine, who worked in the Glacier Laboratory at the Geophysical Institute with glaciologist Keith Eichelmayer (Alda’s left). Echelmeyer died of brain cancer six years after visiting Alda. (Photo by Ned Rozelle, improved 2022 … Read more

‘A tangle of indolence’: hundreds of threatened species restoration plans to expire in the next six months | endangered species

Hundreds of plans to restore threatened species will come to fruition in the next six months as the government considers how to fix Australia’s flawed system of environmental protection. documents released To Guardian Australia under freedom of information laws detailing how a lack of resources, disagreement with state governments and a growing list of endangered … Read more

Water chiefs blame UK government for failing to stop wastewater pollution | pollution

Newly revealed letters showed that water company chiefs blamed the British government’s inaction for the lack of progress in stopping sewage pollution. According to data from Environment AgencyOver the course of 2020 and 2021, sewage was dumped into seas and rivers around the UK more than 770,000 times – the equivalent of almost 6 million … Read more

The fire plan will cut down 2.4 million trees in New Jersey’s Pinelands

Bass River Township, NJ – As many as 2.4 million trees will be cut down as part of a project to prevent major wildfires in a federally protected New Jersey forest that has been declared a unique environmental treasure. New Jersey environmental officials say the plan to kill trees in a section of the Bass … Read more

Pacific islands are struggling to survive before rising sea levels engulf them

Although they contribute less than 0.03% of the world’s total carbon emissions, the Pacific Islands are on the front line of the climate crisis. Entire countries could go under water in the next two to three decades. How do these island nations fight for their survival? The country is more than its land. A country … Read more

The second flooding peak in Riverland arrives at Christmas with 185 gigaliters flowing into the Murray River each day

South Australia will see a second, higher flooding peak for the Murray River as authorities say they now expect an influx of 185 gigalitres per day in the second surge in late December. the main points: Southern Africa is expected to have two flood peaks, one in early December and the other around Christmas The … Read more

5 reasons to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge instead of depleting the oil reserves

the newYou can now listen to Fox News articles! In response to continued high gasoline prices, President Joe Biden recently announced an extension to withdrawals of about 1 million barrels per day from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR), the country’s emergency oil stockpile. We could get at least that much oil from additional local drilling. … Read more