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Climate Scientists Meet As Floods, Fires, Droughts And Heat Waves Batter Countries

More than 200 of the world’s leading climate scientists will begin meeting today to finalize a landmark report summarizing how Earth’s climate has already changed, and what humans can expect for the rest of the century.

The report is the sixth edition of an assessment of the latest climate science from the Intergovernmental Panel on […]

About Those Killer Floods In Europe – We Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet!

Earth (NASA image)

This article is from CleanTechnica:

The Guardian and the New York Times are running big stories about how global heating may be playing a role in those “nobody alive has ever seen anything like this” floods that brought massive destruction and killed more than 150 people in Europe recently. Both […]

June 2021 Global Temperature Update

Fig. 1. June 2021 surface temperature anomaly (°C) relative to the 1951-1980 base period.

13 July 2021

James Hansen and Makiko Sato

Global temperature in June was +1.13°C (relative to the 1880-1920 base period, which is our best estimate of preindustrial temperature); it was +0.85°C relative to the 1951-1980 […]

Don’t let Congress leave out climate action!

 

You may be aware that Congress is currently deliberating a jobs and infrastructure package in Washington. The legislation is in danger of being pushed through in a stripped-down form that fails to make critical investments in clean energy and green infrastructure. We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to pass the most important climate legislation […]

Out of a Million Headlines, This Is the One I Find Most Frightening

George Harvey – Originally posted at Green Energy Times

Yes, I meant “a million.” It was not hyperbole.

Every day, I search the news for articles on energy and climate change. I gather news items, with links to the original articles, put them up in a […]

Climate Crisis and the Fossil Empire

The dreadful face of climate change shown by Australia’s wildfires in 2019 and 2020. {famvin.org).

Alan K. Betts

Australia is far away, but it has some climate lessons for us. The fire season in the dry southern summer of 2019-2020 was horrifying and bush fires scorched a record 46 […]

Two Ways to Look at Earth

Earthrise is a photograph of Earth and some of the Moon’s surface that was taken from lunar orbit by astronaut Bill Anders on December 24, 1968, during the Apollo 8 mission. (NASA)

John Bos

Screening out unpleasant and unwanted realities has become the norm for far too many of us in […]

Global Warming Is Killing Our Trees

Quaking aspens are just one type of iconic American tree species that’s losingground against global warming. (John Fowler, FlickrCC)

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

It’s true that climate change is already affecting tree distribution and forest cover in the United States (as well as everywhere), but […]

Fighting the Battles, Winning the War

Kayford Mountain, or what was a mountain.

by James Hansen, 1 June 2021

The battles to slow human-made climate change have been fought bravely by ad hoc groups of concerned citizens – trying to stop pipelines, coal mines, fracking, etc. Winning a battle helps, and fights are beginning to be won, including confrontations […]

Vermont based DeltaClimeVT climate economy business accelerator selects Energy 2021 cohort and kicks off virtual programming

MONTPELIER, VT – Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF) announces the selection of the Energy 2021 cohort of the DeltaClimeVT climate economy business accelerator.

Seven early-stage energy companies from across the U.S. and Canada will work with climate economy leaders, industry experts, potential partners and investment professionals over the next three months while completing an […]