Sea Lion Rescued From Santa Barbara Oil Spill Dies At SeaWorld

By |May 24th, 2015|

LOS ANGELES, May 23 (Reuters) – A sea lion that became […]

Pipeline That Leaked Oil Onto California Coast Didn’t Have Auto Shut-Off Valve

By |May 23rd, 2015|

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an […]

DECC must ‘come clean over decision-making process’, says Green MP Caroline Lucas

By |May 23rd, 2015|

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is under growing pressure to “urgently come clean” over its decision-making process concerning a vast underground gas storage facility in Lancashire, which has been subject to a 12-year planning dispute.

As Secretary of State, the newly appointed Amber Rudd was expected to make […]

David Letterman on Fracking

By |May 23rd, 2015|

Rainbows Form Over Dublin As Ireland Votes To Legalize Gay Marriage

By |May 23rd, 2015|

In a historic vote, Ireland passed a referendum to legalize gay marriage. As voters in the Irish capital of Dublin went to the polls on Friday, some noticed a fitting accompaniment from […]

Hawaii Neighborhood Rallies Together To Save Beloved Homeless Man

By |May 23rd, 2015|

For decades, a homeless person affectionately nicknamed the Mango Man has been a fixture in the beachside neighborhood of Kailua, on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.

With waist-length dreadlocks, Mango Man — […]

U.S. Suffers Egg Shortage In Wake Of Avian Flu Outbreak

By |May 23rd, 2015|

(Corrects French industry group name, shows it referred to Dutch […]

Cannes concludes with call-to-arms on climate change: ‘To not tackle the issue through film would be criminal’

By |May 23rd, 2015|

The Cannes film festival has ended with a question: “Now you know, what are you going to do about it?” Such are the final words of the closing night film, Ice and the Sky, which implores its audience to recognise the urgency of action required on climate change.

Related: Ice […]

Ice and the Sky review – powerful eco doc fronts up to climate change deniers

By |May 23rd, 2015|

The Cannes film festival winds to a solemn close with this documentary from Luc Jacquet, previously responsible for one of the mega-hits of eco-cinema, March of the Penguins. There’s only a brief glimpse of a penguin this time around; here Jacquet returns to the Antarctic to tell the life story […]

Kentucky voters smarter than their politicians.

By |May 23rd, 2015|

After three weather-related disaster declarations in Kentucky already this year, it’s no wonder that 53 percent of voters want a governor who believes human-caused climate change is real.

But, wait a minute, you say, two of the three disasters stemmed from massive snowstorms that cost governments a fortune to clean up […]