Thursday, 30 January 2014

Scientists Question Why Ottawa Hired Top oil Lobbyist to Advise Government on Lakes Facility Studying Pollution

National Post

One of Canada’s most prominent oil lobbyists was hired to advise the Department of Fisheries and Oceans on the Experimental Lakes Area, a freshwater research facility that the federal government ordered shut in 2012. Details here.

California May Have Hit Its Driest Point In 500 Years And The Effects Are Frightening

Huffington Post
Cities are running out of water. Communities are fighting over what little water there is. Local governments are imposing rationing coupled with steep fines. Fires are ravaging the state. Entire species and industries are threatened. Full story here.