The human use of energy has profound moral and ethical implications, raising issues that can only be answered by considering notions of justice. Earthzine science writer Osha Gray Davidson blogs about these crucial issues while on a fellowship at the Vermont Law School.
Originally Published by Yale Environment – After three decades of unbridled economic growth and mounting ecological problems, China and its new leadership face a key challenge: cleaning up the dirty air, polluted water, and tainted food supplies that are fueling widespread discontent among the country’s burgeoning middle class.
Originally Published by The Guardian – Gore and partner David Blood call on companies to ‘do their fiduciary duty’ and identify carbon risks in their portfolios.
Originally Published by Environment News Science — One-third of all the world’s food is wasted every year at enormous economic and environmental cost, finds a United Nations report released Wednesday.
Originally Published by The Guardian — New coal-fired power plants in water-stressed regions could threaten water security for China’s farms and communities.
Originally Published by The Guardian – Claims that Julia Gillard’s unpopularity were linked to her introduction of carbon pricing in 2012 don’t stack up. Topic: Energy
Tigers gobble up 49 percent of India’s wildlife conservation funds, more imperiled species get nothing
Originally Published by MongaBay – The Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is currently listed as Endangered by the IUCN Red List; however India is also home to 132 species currently considered Critically Endangered, the highest rating before extinction. Topic: Biodiversity