1/2 Million People Sign Petition to G-8 Summit Leaders to Stop Climate Change

May 16, 2012, www.avaaz.org | “This weekend, leaders of the 8 most powerful countries in the world are meeting at Camp David, and a half million of us want them to put stopping climate change at the top of their agenda.”

“~ This weekend, leaders of the 8 most powerful countries in the world are meeting at Camp David, and a half million of us want them to put stopping climate change at the top of their agenda.
1/2 MILLION PEOPLE sign petition to G-8 Summit Leaders to Stop Climate Change
www.avaaz.org
It’s a new plan to save the planet – end $1 trillion a year payments to polluters and stop runaway climate change. President Obama wants action on this and is chairing a meeting of key leaders in 3 days where it could be agreed upon. Call on President Obama to seize this historic chance!”
  • Comments:
    • Tania Stevens “sad to think it is only 1/2 million people – when you think there are 300 million people in the USA alone – should be the whole planet!”
    • Irene Parsons, Virginia Bryan, Mauricio Alberto Correa Perez, Tara K Woolstenhulme, Good Vibrations, and Kieran Ballantyne like this.

5 Pieces of Good News From Planet Earth

Credit: NASA.

April 20, 2012, www.motherjones.com | “Most news from nature is depressing—species extinctions, changing climate, dying oceans. Yet it’s not all bad… though we might never know it, since positive news is underreported. I wrote about this tendency in my latest MoJo print piece about my old friend Enriqueta Velarde and her work to save an island and a whole ecosystem called Can One Incredibly Stubborn Person Save a Species?”

5 Pieces of Good News From Planet Earth
disq.us
A lot of people are working overtime to save endangered species and ecosystems. We don’t hear enough about them.
  • COMMENTS:
    GoodNews FortheEarth ~ great article, with reference to the need to publicize good news!
    read it and check these out:
    1) Huge Drop in PCB Levels in Norwegian Polar Bears
    2) Amur Cats Get Their Own 650,000 acre National Park
    3) Half Billion Dollars Funds Most Ambitious Conservation Programs Ever
    4) Right Whales Return to New Zealand
    5) Arabian Oryx Returns from Extinction

Mountain Countries United in Face of Climate Change

April 8, 2012, www.worldnature.org | “The governments of 30 mountainous countries from China to Peru met in Nepal in early April 2012 to collectively address climate change and create an alliance dedicated to sharing knowledge on the subject.”

“Mountain Countries United in Face of Climate Change | WNO – WORLD NATURE ORGANIZATION
www.worldnature.org
The governments of 30 mountainous countries from China to Peru met in Nepal in early April 2012 to collectively address climate change and create an alliance dedicated to sharing knowledge on the subject. Mountain countries are home to half of the world’s biodiversity and fresh water, and the 30 cou…”

The Great Durban Agreement on Climate Change

www.sustainablebusiness.comThe world’s three biggest polluters agreed to participate for the first time.  December 12, 2011, Lisa Ryder and Joao Pugliero like this. 1 share,
Comment by GoodNews FortheEarth, ‎~ A STEP FORWARD, all sides compromise a bit, Kyoto Protocol extended, Green Climate Fund fund launched, negotiations on a legally binding treaty will begin next year. AND ‎~ here’s another story: Global Climate Change Deal Reached in Durban,  www.ens-newswire.com, Environment News Service for the latest environmental news, current issues
css.php