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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere


The DAPL (Dakota Access Pipeline) being installed between farms, as seen from 50th Avenue in New Salem, North Dakota. Image: Wikimedia/Tony Webster.

09 October 2019 / James Hansen

How much effort to spend fighting pipelines? What is the best use of our time and resources? On one hand, educating lawmakers and the […]

The Global Rebellion is Underway

Extinction Rebellion: London, October 10, 2019

Alan Betts

At the end of September, seven million people, mostly youth around the world, joined with Greta Thunberg in a global climate strike to protest the fact that our industrial societies intend to sacrifice our children to protect the present economic system, and especially the profits of […]

Mayors Vow to Work Together with Youth Climate Activists to Deliver Global Green New Deal

C40 Cities will create a Global Youth Initiative, bringing together leaders of climate movements from all over the world, to work with mayors Announcement comes out of several days of collaboration at C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen

Copenhagen, Denmark 11 Oct. 2019 – Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, Frank […]

Webcast: How Business is Taking on Climate Change

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:00-2:00pm ET (10:00-11:00 am PT) | 60 minutes

Climate change is one of the world’s most pressing challenges, and AT&T believes businesses can be part of the solution. Climate Change will impact all business, including their employees and customers. AT&T is working to assess the risks of climate change so they […]

Marine Ecosystems Population Decline

EarthTalk®, From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine

The oceans certainly aren’t as crowded as they used to be now that we have depleted stocks of large marine predators through overfishing, pollution and climate change. Photo by Tom Fisk, Pexels.

Environmental advocates do spend a lot of time […]

Floods, Ice, Fires and Drought

Sixteen-year-old Greta Thunberg reached New York after crossing the Atlantic Ocean on an emissions-free sailboat. Thunberg does not travel by air due to the associated carbon emissions.

Alan Betts

Water is everything to our planet. As I write, Greta Thunberg has reached New York after crossing the Atlantic in fifteen days on a racing […]

Saving the Earth from Climate Change

Sunny-day flooding in Miami happens because of rising seas. Photo: B137, Wikimedia Commons,

George Harvey

Climate situation is rather like a fire in the kitchen. If you act on it right away, it might be possible to put it out with a fire extinguisher, but if you wait five […]

Acceptance vs. Belief

Smog. Image: Diliff, Wikimedia Creative

John Bos

In her last ever book “No Time to Spare,” Ursula Le Guin writes that if someone asked her if she believed in evolution, she would answer “no.”

As a long-time fan of Le Guin’s writing, I knew that she had something up her literary sleeve. She then […]

Video: Greta Thunberg to World Leaders

Climate Strike 9/20/19: Norwich to Hanover Human Chain

Protesters assembled early today at the Ledyard Bridge, which spans the Connecticut River from Norwich, Vermont, to Hanover, New Hampshire. The human chain event was kicked off at 7:15. Green Energy Times editor Nancy Rae Mallery estimated that over 700 people were there, based on a partial police count of 450 people. She said both […]