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Could California Join China in Banning Gas Guzzlers?

Posted by on September 30, 2017 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Could California Join China in Banning Gas Guzzlers?

After China announced plans to ban new diesel and gasoline-powered cars, California Gov. Jerry Brown is said to be considering the same option.

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Richard Branson to Donald Trump: The Whole World Knows Climate Change is Real

Posted by on September 23, 2017 in Climate Change, Environment with 1 Comment
Richard Branson to Donald Trump: The Whole World Knows Climate Change is Real

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson called out President Donald Trump’s refusal to accept the science of climate change.

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Now Is Exactly the Time to Have That Discussion About Climate Change

Posted by on September 16, 2017 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Now Is Exactly the Time to Have That Discussion About Climate Change

When EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says it’s insensitive to Floridians and Texans to talk about climate change during hurricane emergencies, I say he missed the boat as to what’s truly insensitive.

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Pruitt Evades Climate Change Discussion During Record-Breaking Storm

Posted by on September 9, 2017 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Pruitt Evades Climate Change Discussion During Record-Breaking Storm

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt called discussion of climate change during Hurricane Irma “misplaced” in a Thursday interview with CNN.

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WATCH: History Making 3 Hurricanes At The Same Time: Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia

Posted by on September 8, 2017 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
WATCH: History Making 3 Hurricanes At The Same Time: Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia

This is the first time that three hurricanes have the potential to make landfall at the same time. This satellite animation shows Category 4 Hurricane Irma approach the Bahamas, followed by Hurricane Jose approaching the Leeward Islands. And, hurricane Katia continues to spin in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico.

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Irma Hits Barbuda as Most Powerful Atlantic Hurricane Ever Recorded

Posted by on September 6, 2017 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
Irma Hits Barbuda as Most Powerful Atlantic Hurricane Ever Recorded

“Quite simply,” wrote Eric Holthaus for Grist overnight, “meteorologists never expected a storm like Irma. The storm appears to have exceeded (or is about to exceed) the maximum theoretical strength for a hurricane in its environment — an estimate based on current water temperature and other conditions.”

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7 Reasons We Face a Global Water Crisis

Posted by on August 26, 2017 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
7 Reasons We Face a Global Water Crisis

Droughts in Somalia. Water rationing in Rome. Flooding in Jakarta. It doesn’t take a hydrologist to realize that there is a growing global water crisis.

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Australian Research Study Suggests Global Warming Is Almost Completely Natural and CO2 Is Not the Cause

Written by on August 24, 2017 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Australian Research Study Suggests Global Warming Is Almost Completely Natural and CO2 Is Not the Cause

The researchers report that by using neural network technology, the computer predicted temperatures rising in roughly the same way as they have based on real-world measures—in the absence of added carbon dioxide—which suggests that carbon dioxide is not the cause.

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As US Inequality Breeds Oligarchy, New Report Details Pathway to Income Equity

Written by on August 9, 2017 in Climate Change, Economy with 0 Comments
As US Inequality Breeds Oligarchy, New Report Details Pathway to Income Equity

The report closes by offering numerous ways to tackle inequality, which are broken down into four categories, including policies that would “lift the floor, level the playing field, break up the over-concentration of wealth, and check unbridled corporate power.”

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Trump Announces He’s Pulling the U.S. Out of the Paris Climate Agreement

Posted by on June 1, 2017 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
Trump Announces He’s Pulling the U.S. Out of the Paris Climate Agreement

Trump pulls U.S. out of Paris Accord. Watch moments of his speech and The Young Turks analysis of his decision.

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This Is What It Will Look Like When New Orleans, New York City, and Mar-A-Lago Disappear Under Rising Seas

Written by on April 28, 2017 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
This Is What It Will Look Like When New Orleans, New York City, and Mar-A-Lago Disappear Under Rising Seas

The new report, “Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic,” found that previous estimates of sea level rise didn’t account enough for the fast pace of melting ice in the Arctic and Greenland. Climate Central created 3D visualizations of what U.S. cities will look like in NOAA’s most extreme scenario.

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Scientists Say We Have 10 Crucial Years Left if We Want to Save the Planet (and Suggest HOW)

Scientists Say We Have 10 Crucial Years Left if We Want to Save the Planet (and Suggest HOW)

Scientiss at IIASS want us to know how important the next 10 years are for changing our energy habits. Here’s what they suggest.

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Scientists Sound the Alarm: CO2 Levels Race Past Point of No Return

Scientists Sound the Alarm: CO2 Levels Race Past Point of No Return

Peter Tans, the lead scientist at NOAA says, “The rate of CO2 growth over the last decade is 100 to 200 times faster than what the Earth experienced during the transition from the last Ice Age.” Read more about this…

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Nasa Study: Megadrought Worse than Dust Bowl 99% Certain in Southwest US

Posted by on October 17, 2016 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
Nasa Study: Megadrought Worse than Dust Bowl 99% Certain in Southwest US

The “dust bowl” of the 20th century was bad, but according to Nasa and Cornell University, the megadrought of this century will be even worse.

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Even After Paris Climate Talks, Biggest Banks Continue to Invest In Eco-No-No Fossil Fuels

Written by on June 15, 2016 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 5 Comments
Even After Paris Climate Talks, Biggest Banks Continue to Invest In Eco-No-No Fossil Fuels

Big banks are still funding extreme fossil fuels. Read this and be informed!

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