The secretary of state says the Obama administration is pushing ahead on climate solutions with China and the rest of the world -- and he wants your ideas for new initiatives.
Joe Romm, the lead thinker at Climate Progress, has once again exposed the fact that he is not terribly serious about fighting climate change. In fact, he is so casual about the effort that he wants everyone to dismiss nuclear energy out of hand as being too expensive to matter, without even thinking about trying [...]Show More Summary
Climate change endangers much of the world economy. Economists calculate that a 3.5°F rise in global temperature would reduce global gross domestic product by 1 percent
Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach According to the current climate paradigm, if the forcing (total downwelling energy) increases, a combination of two things happens. Some of the additional incoming energy (forcing) goes into heating the surface, and some goes into … Continue reading ?
Whither the weather? As you may have heard, a conference of national forecasters assembled this week in Exeter: to discuss the future of the British climate, following the spate of harsher than expected winters, and unusually wet summers, since 2007. Already, commentators are asking if global warming is to blame. In particular, some are wondering [...]
By Tim Radford, Climate News Network The forensic search for the mysterious agent that almost melted Greenland goes on. The latest suspect to be rounded up for questioning is the jet stream, scientists in the U.K. say.
Okay - here is the full title: Federal Water Law and the 'Double Whammy': How the Bureau of Reclamation Can Help the West Adapt to Drought and Climate Change by Reed D. Benson This paper was sent around on one of my lists but it's now available here, where you...
THERE’S a section on the Heartland Institute’s website pointing readers to “Stuff We Wish We Wrote”. After events over the last year or so, the chaps at the fossil fuel-funded “think tank” might want to add a new section with the title...Show More Summary
This morning, Mayor Mike McGinn and Climate Solutions Policy Director KC Golden testified in the US House of Representatives’ Energy and Power Subcommittee on Energy and Commerce on the local impacts of the coal port terminal proposals to expand coal exports to China (a topic I cover extensively over here). Show More Summary
Juliet Eilperin drops this vial of nitroglycerin into her latest Washington Post piece: … according to several people familiar with his private remarks at the home of clean-tech entrepreneur Vinod Khosla, Obama expressed concerns about the political pain involved, saying that “dial testing” of his State of the Union speech showed that the favorability ratings [...]
Kirsten Gibson is an intern for ThinkProgress. The Seattle City Council unanimously passed a far-reaching Climate Action Plan Monday, with the ultimate goal of reaching zero net emissions by 2050. The ambitious plan, crafted by city officials and community members, provides a long-term vision for reducing the city’s greenhouse gas emissions while building vibrant, prosperous [...]
These stocks have been chosen from some of the industries most tied to the economic climate, along with another from the volatile fashion sector. They are, however, growth-oriented holdings that may still provide better-than-average returns amid the current market instability. I have touched on competitors of the holdings in the past such as in the [...]
If Obama can use his presidential authority to slash handouts to oil and gas groups, and plow that money into clean power instead, the IEA's much hoped for energy revolution will take a huge step towards becoming a reality.
Heartland claimed that Chinese scientists were subscribing to its skeptical climate views. The Chinese Academy of Sciences denounced that claim as "false."
In today’s Hip-Hop climate, the remix has become nothing more than the original track with new features tagged on. Therefore, rappers should make their second go around all the more memorable if they’re going to force feed fans basically the
The drift history of Adria and Africa from 280 Ma to Present, Jurassic true polar wander, and zonal climate control on Tethyan sedimentary faciesAuthors:1. G. Muttoni (a, b)2. E. Dallanave (c)3. J.E.T. Channell (d)Affiliations:a. Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra "A. Show More Summary
There's been controversy surrounding 'Man of Steel's' climatic fight between Superman and General Zod - but based on the history of the character, is that uproar even valid?
– by Zach Heffernen Starting March 1, 2014, through a non-profit called Great March for Climate Action, 1,000 climate patriots will march from Santa Monica, CA, across the United States to Washington, DC, inspiring and motivating the general public and elected officials to act now to address the climate crisis. This will be the largest [...]
Andrew Freedman writes in this Tabloid Climatology™ piece at Climate Central: When Hurricane Sandy struck New York City on October 29, 2012, the dark waters of Flushing Bay poured over the edges of LaGuardia Airport, flooding parts of the facility’s … Continue reading ?
Come on, admit it: you wish English speakers had a word for “one who shows up to a funeral for the food.” Related posts: There Are Worse Destinations Bad news: due to the changing climate and rising sea... How 3d Projectors Make 2d Movies...Show More Summary