Climate Science ‘Under-Reported’ at Copenhagen Summit Says Study

UNITED KINGDOM–(ENEWSPF)–16 November 2010.  Media coverage of the UN’s Copenhagen summit on climate change in 2009 ‘under-reported’ the climate science, according to a new study published by Oxford University’s Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ). It finds that most journalists reported extensively on ‘the drama and minutiae of[Read More…]

On 50th Anniversary of Arctic Refuge, Sierra Club Calls for National Monument ‘Arctic Love’ Campaign

San Francisco—(ENEWSPF)—November 16, 2010.  With the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge approaching on December 6, the Sierra Club launched a campaign today calling on President Obama to declare the Arctic Refuge a National Monument. “Americans love the Arctic Refuge. They’ve shown again and again[Read More…]

Caribbean Reef Ecosystems May Not Survive Repeated Stress

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–November 16, 2010.  Coral reefs suffered record losses as a consequence of high ocean temperatures in the tropical Atlantic and Caribbean in 2005 according to the most comprehensive documentation of basin-scale bleaching to date. Collaborators from 22 countries report that more than 80 percent of surveyed corals bleached and[Read More…]

Review of Four Decades of Scientific Literature Concludes Lower Atmosphere is Warming

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–November 15, 2010.  The troposphere, the lower part of the atmosphere closest to the Earth, is warming and this warming is broadly consistent with both theoretical expectations and climate models, according to a new scientific study that reviews the history of understanding of temperature changes and their causes in[Read More…]

Recycle, Then Bird at Monee Reservoir

Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)—November 10, 2010.  Sometimes recycling is a bit of a chore, but it can be fun if you combine it with a little birding.  That’s possible at Will County’s recently opened electronics recycling site at the Monee Reservoir, 27341 Ridgeland Ave., Monee. It’s simple to use – just[Read More…]

Dear Springfield: Overturn The Illinois Pesticide Act

Staff Editorial To our esteemed legislators in Springfield, Illinois: We urge you all to overturn "The Illinois Pesticide Act," a law which essentially forbids municipalities from regulating the use of pesticides in any way, even if these municipalities are home rule "units," as the law says. For clarity’s sake, here[Read More…]

1,200 NASA Workers To Be Laid Off

(CNN) – More than 1,200 NASA workers will be laid off Friday, despite Congress passing a $19 billion budget for the space agency two days earlier. Lori Garver, NASA’s deputy administrator, said Thursday she didn’t believe the bill would affect planned layoffs, "certainly not for tomorrow." Thursday was the last[Read More…]

Final 2023 Mayoral Forum with Joe Woods

Final Village Trustee Forum – March 19, 2023