TSL Newsletter #90

Climate
record temperatures in Greenland. The comments are worth reading after the article, as well:

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/06/04/494641/unprecedented-may-heat-in-greenland-temperature-hits-stunning-766f/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+climateprogress%2FlCrX+%28Climate+Progress%29&mobile=nc

Energy
if this one turns out to be a runner, we’re in clover. I’m not holding my
breath:

http://www.fcnp.com/commentary/national/11916-the-peak-oil-crisis-the-edisonian-approach-.html

Peak Oil
a look at ASPO’s first 10 years, and where we’re heading:

http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2012-06-04/aspo-conference-2012-%E2%80%93-10-years-aspo-1

Collapse
a great post from Dmitry Orlov on US collapse. Long, but essential:

http://cluborlov.blogspot.hk/2012/06/fragility-and-collapse-slowly-at-first.html

Rainforests – the logging of rainforests is on a parallel with the burning of fossil fuels. I know some of you get updates from this German organisation, but if you don’t, then I think it’s a good one to look into and get on their email list. It’s another click-on-your-mouse action group, but one worth doing:

https://www.rainforest-rescue.org/mailalert/873?mt=1375

NZ
the attempt to take over NZ food production by the US and you-know-who:

http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2012-06-05/food-farmers-and-tpp

and
a useful list of things to think about in planning a future for NZ (and
everywhere else). Good to see someone taking these issues seriously:

http://fleeingvesuvius.org/2012/06/02/emergency-action-plan-for-new-zealanders-and-others/

Waste
making the most of our waste:

http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2012-06-04/other-side-peak

Fish Farms
rooftop fish farms, good idea but very expensive in this set-up:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/jun/04/rooftop-fish-farms-german-population

Story Time
two types of thinking, one comforting, one not so comforting:

http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/energy-futurist/storytelling-our-energy-future/500?tag=search-river

Greece
cascading problems for Greece, and no doubt others before long:

http://blogs.wsj.com/eurocrisis/2012/05/31/greece-finding-crude-oil-increasingly-hard-to-come-by/

Sunscreen
thanks to Fabian for this article on sunscreen chemicals:

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/06/04/astaxanthin-as-sunscreen.aspx?e_cid=20120604_DNL_art_1

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About Merrin Pearse

Passionate about connecting people back with nature through hands-on experiences.
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