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 […]
“Not Another Black Life” rally in Toronto. Taken May 30, 2020. Image: Flickr/Jason Hargrove.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Young climate activist Greta Thunberg and eighty-four-year-old primatologist and anthropologist Jane Goodall at Davos, Switzerland in January 2019. Image: pinterest.com.
“It was the Africa I dreamed of when I was ten and fell in love with Tarzan,” said primatologist and anthropologist Jane Goodall in a recent interview with CNN’s Becky Anderson. “I […]
Weather caused by fire. Source: EPA Australia.
Green Energy Times Staff
Australia has a wildfire season every year. The worst of the bushfires occur in the summer months, late December through late March in the southern hemisphere. On the first day of the Australian summer, it was already a record […]
Mayor Miro Weinberger speaks at the REV 2019 Conference. Photo: Barb and Greg Whitchurch.
In a press conference held during the final day of the Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) (https://www.revermont.org/) conference in October, Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger announced that he will ask the Vermont Legislature to levy a carbon pollution fee on […]
Watching the Permafrost Thaw; Man Heats Ocean First
A collapsed block of ice-rich permafrost along Drew Point, Alaska. See more at (on.doi.gov/arctic-coastal). Credit: U.S. Geological Survey.
In the last issue of G.E.T., I took it upon myself to profile the latest report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), […]
It is often very difficult to make up one’s mind. The difficulty may be due to the complexities of the issues involved, or to the limited number of facts available for consideration, or certain fears that overshadow the horizon, or a general habit of indecision that has developed over the years… Of course, […]
Three noteworthy developments came into the news in the last few days of October, which taken together may show a picture of things to come. It is a future in which natural gas may become increasingly irrelevant.
To start with, the cost of offshore wind power has […]