Monday, 5 January 2015

2014 Was The Hottest Year On Record Globally By Far

Climate Progress
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has announced that 2014 was the hottest year in more than 120 years of record-keeping — by far. NOAA (the US weather service) is expected to make a similar call in a couple of weeks and so is NASA. Story here.

The Fight to Save Canada's Legendary Peel Watershed Continues

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
PHOTOGRAPH BY PETER MATHER, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
The Yukon Government has announced that it will appeal a decision in the lawsuit concerning the Peel Watershed launched by a Yukon First Nation, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society and the Yukon Conservation Society. Story here.