Superforest

24 Mar 19

Rick Perry Draws Ire For $3.7 Billion Nuclear Energy Bailout https://ift.tt/2FmipSf Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator A free market energy group is criticizing Energy Secretary Rick Perry after he announced nearly $4 billion in loan guarantees for a beleaguered nuclear construction project. “We oppose federal loan guarantees for any energy source, period,” said Thomas Pyle, […]

24 Mar 19

German Climate Scientists Voice Support for Students Skipping School https://ift.tt/2UT2ZeT Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to University World News, 23,000 scientists have signed a petition supporting the climate change student strikes. Scientists unite to back strikes for climate changeMichael Gardner  23 March 2019 Academics in Germany, Switzerland and Austria have joined forces in support of […]

23 Mar 19

What Recent Destructive Cyclones Tell Us About Climate https://ift.tt/2U4jibE A cyclone hit Southern Africa and a "bomb cyclone" hit Nebraska causing massive flooding. NPR’s Michel Martin talks to climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe about the climate implications of these events Superforest via Environment : NPR https://ift.tt/2iBXQGl

23 Mar 19

Midwest U.S., Southeastern Africa Attempt To Recover From Cyclone Flooding https://ift.tt/2HAHsVn Massive cyclones in Nebraska and Mozambique caused loss of life and property. Superforest via Environment : NPR https://ift.tt/2iBXQGl

23 Mar 19

Claim: New British Coal Mine Represents a Failure of Climate Activist Engagement https://ift.tt/2up4SUS Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to The Conversation, if climate activists made more effort to engage with ordinary people in deprived areas, they would reject well paid coal mining jobs. Britain has its first new deep coal mine in decades – […]

23 Mar 19

A new book with unexpected good news about polar bears https://ift.tt/2CzSXs9 Larry Kummer, Editor Book, Film, & TV Reviews, Science & Nature 21 March 2019 Summary: This is a fascinating book about science, about the making of public policy, about climate change, and above all – about nature. They all intersect in the debate about […]

23 Mar 19

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #12 https://ift.tt/2HBaowy A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, Mar 17 through Sat, Mar 23, 2019 Editor’s Pick Tim Flannery: people are shocked about climate change but they should be angry The author […]

23 Mar 19

EIA AEO shows U.S. CO2 emissions 1 billion metric tons below 2007 peak in 2050 https://ift.tt/2OnxK9c Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released its 2019 Annual Energy Outlook (AEO) report for the U.S. showing that the nations year 2050 CO2 emissions will be just over 1 billion metric tons per […]

23 Mar 19

Army Corps Of Engineers On Midwest Flooding https://ift.tt/2umWK7s NPR’s Scott Simon asks John Remus of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about flooding in the Midwest and managing the Missouri River’s flow. Superforest via Environment : NPR https://ift.tt/2iBXQGl

23 Mar 19

Developing a two-step algorithm to estimate the leaf area index of forests with complex structures based on CHRIS/PROBA data https://ift.tt/2Fq7fvO Publication date: 1 June 2019 Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 441 Author(s): Jie Lin, Ying Pan, Heng Lyu, Xi Zhu, Xiao Li, Bo Dong, Haidong Li Abstract Vegetation is a key factor affecting soil […]

23 Mar 19

Forest aggregates influence conifer recruitment and height growth in a long-term variable-retention experiment https://ift.tt/2FnaR1D Publication date: 1 June 2019 Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 441 Author(s): Brendan J. Whyte, Charles B. Halpern Abstract The practice of aggregated retention is becoming increasingly common in forests managed for multiple objectives (e.g., timber production and maintenance of […]

23 Mar 19

Habitat Fragmentation and Wildlife Crossings – Research Matters https://ift.tt/2TZfWaQ Habitat Fragmentation and Wildlife Crossings  Research Matters One of the greatest threats to biodiversity is the fragmentation or breaking apart of habitats. Climate change, volcanic eruptions and other geological processes … Superforest via “deforestation” – Google News https://ift.tt/2RjYnN0

23 Mar 19

Indonesia slams EU for using old data as basis for regulation – Jakarta Post https://ift.tt/2WjuNt0 Indonesia slams EU for using old data as basis for regulation  Jakarta Post Ruandha Agung Sugardiman, the Environment and Forestry Ministrys director general of climate change control, said the EU had made a risky move by basing … Superforest via “deforestation” […]

23 Mar 19

Forests play key role, help avoid calamities: Activist – Times of India https://ift.tt/2TQB9Du Forests play key role, help avoid calamities: Activist  Times of India Nagpur: Forests should be saved at any cost as they protect the mankind from natural calamities like floods and reduce soil erosion by regulating the . Superforest via “deforestation” – Google News […]

23 Mar 19

Armenia Tree Project celebrates 25 years of sustainable development – Emerging Europe https://ift.tt/2uoAUAs Armenia Tree Project celebrates 25 years of sustainable development  Emerging Europe Over the past 25 years, the Armenia Tree Project (ATP) has mastered the art of growing and planting healthy trees in Armenia, and honed its ability to sustain … Superforest via “deforestation” […]