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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Recent Monthly Average Mauna Loa CO2

The graph shows recent monthly mean carbon dioxide measured at Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii.

The last four complete years of the Mauna Loa CO2 record plus the current year are shown. Data are reported as a dry air mole fraction defined as the number of molecules of carbon dioxide divided by the number of […]

A New Metaphor

DISTURBED — Inside the Fire live. Wikimedia.org

By George Harvey

Freedom of speech?

Imagine being in at a really great indoor rock concert. You got a really good seat, about five rows back from the stage and right in the center of the theater. Exiting will be a chore, because there are ten or […]

A Message to Share: Climate Change: What Can I Do?

We feel for our fellow US citizens in southern states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands as well as people living on other islands being hit by storms and the loss of coast to rising seas. This will get worse, likely much worse. Much of Florida and other vulnerable low lying coastal regions in […]

Free Events at Dartmouth College

Food Day Keynote Speaker: “The Good Food Revolution: Freedom, Justice and Equity” Malik Yakini – Monday, October 16, 2017, 7:00 PM, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall Malik Kenyatta Yakini is co-founder and the Executive Director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (DBCFSN). DBCFSN operates a seven-acre urban farm and is spearheading the opening of […]

Carbon tax number one at climate hearing

(This story by by Cherise Madigan was posted Sunday in the Bennington Banner.)

Dr. Alan Betts, of Atmospheric Research in Pittsford, speaks at the Governor’s Climate Action Commission’s public hearing at Burr and Burton on Thursday. Photo by Cherise Madigan/Bennington Banner

MANCHESTER — The implementation of a carbon tax was the No. 1 request […]

A New Metaphor

Rock Concert fire show (Les Panchyshyn, Wikimedia Commons)

By George Harvey

Freedom of speech?

Imagine being in at a really great indoor rock concert. You got a really good seat, about five rows back from the stage and right in the center of the theater. Exiting out will be a chore, […]

Roadmaps to Slow Climate Change and Eliminate Air Pollution

By George Harvey

In May of 2015, a team of researchers headed by Dr. Mark Z. Jacobson of Stanford University published a paper, “100% clean and renewable wind, water, and sunlight (WWS) all-sector energy roadmaps for the 50 United States.” It proposed a set of roadmaps to eliminating of our use of fossil fuels, […]

Still Committed to Climate Action

Thirteen states plus Puerto Rico (highlighted in navy blue) are members of the U.S. Climate Alliance. The states highlighted in aqua are other areas whose governing officials have expressed support for the Paris Agreement. Image: Wikipedia.

By Green Energy Times Staff

The United States Climate Alliance was announced immediately after President Trump […]

OK, US Government – See You in Court

Dr. James Hansen. Image: Flickr

By James Hansen and Sophie Kivlehan

We are a 76-year-old grandfather and his oldest grandchild, who just graduated from high school in Pennsylvania. We are among 22 plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed by Our Children’s Trust on behalf of young people and future generations against the federal […]

Be Grateful for Global Society

By Dr. Alan K. Betts

Our cool season garden has grown well in June and July with so much rain. By the summer solstice, the last of the head lettuce that had wintered over was gone, but many more rows planted this spring headed up as the weather warmed. By late June we were eating […]