Canada’s image is now to climate what Japan is to whaling – George Monbiot

30/11/2009 Guardian The tar barons have held the nation to ransom. This thuggish petro-state is today the main obstacle to a deal in Copenhagen.When you think of Canada, which qualities come to mind? The world’s peace-keeper, the friendly nation, a liberal counterweight to the harsher pieties of its southern neighbour, decent, civilised, fair, well-governed? Think [...]

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Himalayan glaciers’ ‘mixed picture’

30/11/2009 BBC A scientific debate has been triggered over the state of glaciers in the Himalayas.Some recent findings seem to contradict claims that the glaciers are retreating rapidly. Some glaciers are even said to be advancing. There are clear signs of glacial retreat and ice melt from other parts of the world, but few field [...]

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Major sea level rise likely as Antarctic ice melts – IPCC reports seriously underestimated risk

30/11/2009 BBC Sea levels are likely to rise by about 1.4m (4ft 6in) globally by 2100 as polar ice melts, according to a major review of climate change in Antarctica.Conducted by the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), it says that warming seas are accelerating melting in the west of the continent. Ozone loss has [...]

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Australia opposition vote deals climate law blow

30/11/2009 BBC Australia’s opposition Liberal Party has elected a new leader, amid a searing row over the government’s carbon trading laws.Tony Abbott was chosen to replace Malcolm Turnbull at a Canberra meeting. Mr Turnbull had backed Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s emissions trading scheme (ETS), but Mr Abbott opposes it. The government needs the support of [...]

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خيوط رفيعة في سديم الحجاب: NGC 6992



هذه هي بقايا نجم من نجوم درب التبانة. قبل حوالي 7500 عام انفجر نجم على شكل مستعر أعظم تاركا وراءه سديم الحجاب، الذي يعرف أيضا بحلقة البجعة (Cygnus loop). وقتها، كان لمعان السحابة المتسعة بنفس لمعان الهلال، بقيت مرئية لأسابيع للناس في الأزمنة الغابرة. اليوم، خفت نور بقايا المستعر فلا يرى إلا عبر تلسكوب صغير نحو كوكبة البجعة (Cygnus)، السديم هائل الحجم، ورغم أنه يبعد حوالي 1400 سنة ضوئية، إلا أنه يغطي تقريبا خمس أضعاف البدر الكامل، في صور السديم الكاملة، يمكن للمتمرسين معرفة الخيوط في الصورة أعلاه بأنها تلك الموجودة في أعلى يسار السديم. الصورة المرفقة هي عبارة عن تركيب لصور التقطت بواسطة تلسكوب إسحق نيوتن ذي عدسة 2.5م، الموجود في مرصد Roque de los Muchachos في جزر الكناري.

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Entrevista pregunta: ¿Cuál es el papel de la Carta de la Tierra en esta década?

Es una entrevista con Moacir Gadotti, Edgar González y María Novo sobre la pregunta: ¿Cuál es el papel de la Carta de la Tierra en esta década? La entrevista ocurrió durante el Encuentro Latinoamericano: Construyendo la Educación para el Desarrollo Sostenible en América Latina (del 31 de octubre al 2 de noviembre, 2006), organizado por el Centro Carta de la Tierra de Educación para el Desarrollo Sostenible en la Universidad para la Paz (San José, Costa Rica) y la UNESCO.
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