A signature seals a deal, backs a promise and commits you to action. Whether signing a receipt at a restaurant or closing on the mortgage of a new home, your signature is your bond. The commitment and responsibility connoted by a signature has been on the forefront of my mind since my company, Andersen Corp., signed on to the Climate Declaration.
Climate change threatens both the accretion and erosion processes that sustain coral reefs. Secondary calcification, bioerosion, and reef dissolution are integral to the structural complexity and long-term persistence of coral reefs, yet these processes have received less research attention than reef accretion by corals. Show More Summary
NASA has again postponed the launch of a satellite on a mission to gather water data that will help forecast weather, track drought and monitor climate change.
Last week, he talked pretty in the State of the Union about fighting climate change. This week, he opened the door to lots more offshore oil drilling.
This week Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology released what they're calling their most comprehensive projections to date on how climate change will effect Australia by the end of the 21st century. Unsurprisingly it's not light reading. Show More Summary
A team of California scientists believes a far-flung Okenia rosacea bloom -- along with a slew of other marine species spotted north of their typical ranges -- may signal a much larger shift in ocean climate and a strong forthcoming El Niño.
The U.S.-India climate agreement announced Jan. 25 creates a new agreement between the second- and third-largest emitters of greenhouse gases in the world but does not have the strength of the U.S.-China climate deal reached last year. Show More Summary
Selling winter sports gear is a tough gig. You're severely limited by climate and geography, and even in places with the ideal mix of snow and terrain, you'll still find loads of people that aren't interested in playing in the cold. Then there's the whole global warming thing hanging over your head. Show More Summary
A new study reveals one more consequence of our messing with the environment
On Wednesday, I wrote about a new Media Matters for America study that shines a light on a big problem with how TV news shows cover climate change. Scientists overwhelmingly agree that humans are warming the planet, but Media Matters...Show More Summary
A Pew Research Center study shows that the two groups disagree most strongly on the safety of GM foods, the use of animals in research, climate change and human evolution.
The U.S.-India climate agreement announced January 25 creates a new agreement between the second- and third-largest emitters of greenhouse gases in the world but does not have the strength of the U.S.-China climate deal reached last year. Show More Summary
Gernot Wagner: [Climate Shock: It's Not Over 'Til the Fat Tail Zings](http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/event/climate-shock-its-not-over-til-the-fat-tail-zings/): "Presenting his new book ‘Climate Shock’... >...co-authored with Martin Weitzman. Show More Summary
From the January 29 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: Previously: Rush Limbaugh: Climate Change Misinformer of the Year Limbaugh: "I Have Begged The Republican Party To Campaign On Ideology," But It Hasn't Rush Takes Credit For Finding That U.S. Show More Summary
A new study published in Science has alarming news about our scientific knowledge
Fracking and OPEC strategy may not be the main influences on oil prices As New York shakes off another dose of the climate change reality dealt by winter storm Juno, many are beginning to re-appreciate the forces of Nature and the power of public policy. Show More Summary
A major survey of US opinions has revealed that huge numbers of people reject Darwinian evolution, consider GM foods unsafe to eat, and doubt that human activity is warming the planet. The report by the Pew Research Center in Washington DC was conducted with the American Association for the...
Brandon Shollenberger writes in with this little gem: I thought you might be interested in a couple posts I wrote discussing some odd problems with the BEST temperature record. You can find them here: http://www.hi-izuru.org/wp_blog/2015/01/how-best-overestimates-its-certainty-part-2/...Show More Summary
The most important climate issue is the cost and consequences of inaction. The science has now reached the point that one can definitively say failure to very aggressively try to "solve" climate change is not either a rational or moral option for a nation or humanity as a whole. The post Yes, Solving Climate Change Is Super-Cheap appeared first on ThinkProgress.