Archive for ‘climate change’

November 7, 2016

Leaving Paradise – Stories by weather.com | The Weather Channel – Leaving Paradise

The people of Isle de Jean Charles, the nation’s first “climate refugees,” have been given a chance by the government to move to higher ground.

Source: Leaving Paradise – Stories by weather.com | The Weather Channel – Leaving Paradise

September 30, 2016

Forget Paris, Scientists Say ‘Radical Change’ Only Way to Stay Below 2 Degrees | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

To much fanfare, global leaders have agreed to tackle the climate crisis by ratifying the Paris climate agreement, but a group of esteemed scientists is warning that current pledges to reduce emissions are far from sufficient and, in fact, put the world on track to reaching the dangerous 2°C climate threshold by 2050.

Source: Forget Paris, Scientists Say ‘Radical Change’ Only Way to Stay Below 2 Degrees | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

September 25, 2016

The Fear-Hate-Anger Click Machine | Mother Jones

Let’s end the reign of the rage share.

Source: The Fear-Hate-Anger Click Machine | Mother Jones

September 25, 2016

High Times: Vertical farming is on the rise — but can it save the planet? – Salon.com

Groundbreaking advances in vertical farming, which doesn’t break ground at all, raise hopes it can feed the world

Source: High Times: Vertical farming is on the rise — but can it save the planet? – Salon.com

September 17, 2016

Global Warming and the Future of Humanity: An Interview With Noam Chomsky and Graciela Chichilnisky

Accepting climate change alone will not reverse its effects; we also have to adopt less perverse economic values.

Source: Global Warming and the Future of Humanity: An Interview With Noam Chomsky and Graciela Chichilnisky

September 17, 2016

Emerging Right-Wing Climate Deniers Across the Globe (Maybe Even in the U.S.) Threaten the Future | Alternet

In a year of record-setting heat on a blistered globe, with fast-warming oceans, fast-melting ice caps, and fast-rising sea levels, the future is looking bleak.

Source: Emerging Right-Wing Climate Deniers Across the Globe (Maybe Even in the U.S.) Threaten the Future | Alternet

September 13, 2016

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch was the myth we needed to save our oceans.

Source: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch was the myth we needed to save our oceans.

September 10, 2016

In the War Against Climate Change, Physics Isn’t the Enemy—It’s Corporations and the Far Right – In These Times

Bill McKibben wants a World War II-style mobilization against climate change. But if it’s a war, it’s a class war.

Source: In the War Against Climate Change, Physics Isn’t the Enemy—It’s Corporations and the Far Right – In These Times

September 9, 2016

Nature Made – The Hopeful New Ecosystems of Our Warming Planet

A warming planet is fostering novel plant-animal combinations, giving way to hopeful new ecosystems. (Photo: Bruce Forbes)

Source: Nature Made – The Hopeful New Ecosystems of Our Warming Planet

January 3, 2016

2016 Wish List: Scientists Share New Year Hopes for the Climate | Alternet

The planet is warming, ice is melting and oceans are acidifying. But there are reasons for hope.

Source: 2016 Wish List: Scientists Share New Year Hopes for the Climate | Alternet