Scientists believe 1/3 of glaciers in the Himalayas - upon which billions depend for water - are doomed, even if emissions are cut dramatically. Smithsonian.com
Friday, 11 November 2011
US Energy Dept. Panel Warns of Environmental Toll of Current Gas Drilling Practices
Pro Publica Nov 10 - A federal energy panel issued a blunt warning to shale gas drillers and their regulators today, saying they need to step up efforts to protect public health and the environment or risk a backlash that stifles further development. Details here.