This article discusses the linkage between global warming and hurricanes. A review of top research scientists’ views on climate/hurricane links points to areas of increasing scientific consensus, but with key voids still begging high-confidence understanding and answers.
Predictions for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, now officially under way, amount to […]Continue reading
This article discusses how rural Virginians are promising to cut pollution and waste by 20 percent by 2020.
In Virginia’s Blue Ridge mountains, residents of the tiny town Floyd are leading a campaign to slow global warming, one signature at a time. Follow this link to SustainFloyd, a nonprofit […]Continue reading
This article discusses basics about climate change, to help people understand and counter deniers false logic. Need some quick and accessible authoritative resources to share with someone just wanting to better understand climate change? Take these for a spin. There are more sources than I listed below.
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This article discusses the leakage rate of methane from O&G operations – it is far higher than EPA reports.
The American oil and gas industry is leaking more methane than the government thinks — much more, a new study says. Since methane is a powerful greenhouse gas, that […]Continue reading
This article by Bill McKibben, discusses how many people, the From Wall Street to the pope, increasingly see fossil fuels as anything but a sure bet. That gives us reason to hope.
If you’re looking for good news on the climate front, don’t look to the Antarctic. Last […]Continue reading
This article discusses how other nations are filling in the void of American leadership against climate change.
ore than 20 nations ranging from Germany, France and Britain to Pacific island states said on Thursday they planned to “lead from the front” in setting new, tougher goals by 2020 to cut […]Continue reading
This article discusses the impact that fracking chemicals have on human health. A look at chemicals commonly found in fracking wastewater finds sign that they are influencing cell growth. Chemicals released by fracking may increase the size and amount of fat cells, even at low concentrations often […]Continue reading
This article discusses the political climate that punishes candidates on the Right who even mention climate change.
When it comes to global warming, America’s political climate may have changed more than the Earth’s over the past three decades.
NASA scientist James Hansen put the world on notice about global warming on […]Continue reading
This article discusses scientist James Hansen’s documenting climate change, and how deniers now rule the landscape. 30 years after a brave scientist warned us about global warming, deniers run America. This is a good article showing how deniers mobilized to stop the truth from getting out.
On June 23, 1988 […]Continue reading
This article discusses methane emissions from the O&G industry – it is far worse than reported by EPA. A new study published in Nature says that the amount of leaked methane is short-changed in the EPA’s own reporting of emissions. According to the study’s authors, the amount of information […]Continue reading