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It’s All Hunky-Dory, but…

06 July 2020 James Hansen and Makiko Sato Well-meaning souls, rightfully concerned about the effect of “gloom-and-doom” talk on young people, say that everything is hunky-dory, climate change impacts are exaggerated (they often are) and climate change is not a serious threat (unfortunately, it is).

Let’s look at reality, real data for the real […]

Vermont Senate Passes Global Warming Solutions Act! What’s Next?

Vermont Senate Votes to Approve Critical Climate Bill *Update, 6/26: Final reading vote on 6/26 was 23-5 in favor of GWSA.

A coalition of business and environmental organizations released the following statement today after the Vermont Senate overwhelmingly voted to approve the Global Warming Solutions Act.

The groups commend President Pro Tem Tim Ashe, […]

Let’s Look at Solutions

Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations Are at an All-time High.

N.R.Mallery, publisher of Green Energy Times

Despite COVID19, atmospheric CO2 concentrations still reached a record peak in May (https://www.co2.earth), perhaps rising higher than scientists expected, it is clear that we still have a huge problem on our hands. As of the time […]

2020 Record Warm Year? Don’t Bet on It.

James Hansen

April, 2020. This year, 2020, should have record global warmth according to widespread media reports in April. The reports were based largely on a NOAA conclusion that such a record was likely with 75% confidence. April has since come in with record warmth for the month, although practically the same as April 2016. […]

Needless Death in the Service of Selfishness

“Not Another Black Life” rally in Toronto. Taken May 30, 2020. Image: Flickr/Jason Hargrove.

John Bos

Many Americans have been under strict stay-at-home orders, or at least advisories, going on three months. People are, unsurprisingly, frustrated and depressed but have complied with what they’ve been asked to endure, because they trust the state and […]

Book Review – Touching The Jaguar

By John Perkins, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 240 pages

Book Review by Roger Lohr

The word “inspire” comes from being “in spirit” and the book Touching the Jaguar: Transforming Fear Into Action to Change Your Life and the World by John Perkins on Berrett-Koelher Publishers encourages that we rise to a better understanding of what it […]

Despite COVID-19, atmospheric CO₂ concentrations still reached a record peak

Despite #COVID19, atmospheric CO₂ concentrations still reached a record peak in May. If we keep emitting CO₂ into the atmosphere (even if 10% less than last year), the atmospheric CO₂ concentration will keep rising… https://twitter.com/i/status/1271330643281133568

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Critique of Planet of the Humans

We think this may be the best critique of Planet of the Humans we have see so far.

Thanks to Steven Strong for suggesting it.

Carbon Dioxide (CO₂), the Greenhouse Gas

Let’s get down to the basics: what is CO₂ and why should we even care?

Ball-and-stick model of the carbon dioxide molecule, one of the most important chemical compounds in the world. It is vital for life as we know it but catastrophic at excess levels. Color code: carbon, C is black; oxygen, O […]

Resolve to Save the Earth

Image: empowermentmomentsblog.com

Alan Betts

OK, it is time to resolve to step away from our consumer stupor and save the Earth. Think of this as the last decade to wake up and stop destroying our planet and our children’s future. First stop and listen to the inner hubbub of familiar rationalizations for business […]