This Inside Climate News article discusses how major pipeline delays are affecting Canada’s tar sands. Keystone XL’s construction has been delayed by the courts, tar sands forecasts are down and investors are worried.
March has brought a string of setbacks for Canada’s struggling tar sands oil industry, including the further delay […]Continue reading
This Anthropocene Magazine article discusses how climate change takes a toll on the heart.
Doctors know that cold temperatures can trigger heart attacks. But the effect of hot weather on heart attack risk has been more difficult to establish. Now, a team of German researchers has found evidence that heat-induced heart […]Continue reading
This Fast Company article discusses how banks pumped $1.9 trillion into fossil fuels since the Paris climate deal. Your checking account is funding climate disaster.
In total, according to a new report from a group of environmental nonprofits, the 33 […]Continue reading
These two articles discuss world-wide drought conditions caused by climate change.
Iraq: where water used to flow. The Mesopotamian marshlands in southern Iraq were once the largest wetland ecosystem in Western Eurasia. But after years of drought and political turmoil, they’re in danger of disappearing.Continue reading
England could run short of water […]
This The Guardian article discusses recent school climate strikes: 1.4 million people took part, say campaigners. Activist Greta Thunberg, 16, says action proved ‘no one is too small to make a difference’.
More than 1.4 million young people around the world took part in school strikes […]Continue reading
This The Guardian article discusses a study that shows that record high US temperatures outpace record lows two to one. Scientists say AP study consistent with peer-reviewed literature and shows clear sign of human-caused climate change.
The AP shared the data analysis with several climate and data scientists, who all […]Continue reading
This article discusses the 4 nations that are leading towards 100% green energy. It can be done. The US is one of them (nah, just kidding.)Continue reading
The proposed solar farm in Spotsylvania, VA, is coming under close scrutiny, and the two proposed for Page County are under fire. Here are a slew of articles on them:
Welcome To Spotsylvania: The East Coast Battleground For Big Solar. The solar panels would be spread across 10 square miles, […]Continue reading
This article from The Guardian discusses forecasts from energy analysts that ‘the end of coal’ in Asia is near, as Japanese investors back renewables. Australia’s largest export customer for thermal coal is scrapping plans to build power plants.
Major Japanese investors, including those most indebted to coal, are seeking to back […]Continue reading
This Bill McKibben article for The New Yorker postulates: How to Tell If Beto O’Rourke Is for Real: A Green New Deal and Natural Gas. Beto pushed natural gas in multiple speeches, making his belief in climate change suspect.Continue reading