Sunday, December 2, 2012

In Case You Missed It: Week of 11/25 - 12/1

The latest evidence of serious climate change:  Greenland and Antarctica are losing three times as much ice as 20 years ago. (Washington Post story) (the article in Science

Construction will begin early next year near San Diego on what will be the Western Hemisphere's largest seawater desalination plant (AP story).  

This week in Doha, Qatar, representatives from 194 countries gathered for the 18th Conference of the Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change.    Business Week reports that little is getting done and many are frustrated. 

I haven’t seen the film Chasing Ice, but this news story makes me want to…

Remember all the oil dispersant Corexit that was used in the Gulf Oil Spill?  A new study shows that when oil and Corexit are combined, the mixture becomes up to 52 times more toxic to microscopic organisms than oil alone. 

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