Tag Archive for: gold mining

Deforestation in the 2013 IPCC Report Summary on Climate Change

29/09/2013 – According to the latest summary report on climate change by the IPCC, scientists are 95% certain that humans are the “dominant cause” of global warming since the 1950s. The report also concludes that since 1750: “deforestation and other land use change are estimated to have released 180 [100 to 260] GtC.” This means […]

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The Truth About Gold – A School Paper by Sofia Prado (FF Intern)

“Gold is a child of Zeus, neither moth nor rust devoureth it, but the mind of man is devoured by this supreme possession.” -Pindar, fifth century BCE Gold has been a symbol of wealth and power since the first gleam was caught by the human eye.  Wedding rings, Olympic medals, crowns, Oscars, Grammys, money, no […]

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