GREEN POLITICS - The color green has long been associated with envy, but increasingly it’s becoming a pigment of mass delusion.
Polar Scientist Explains Peril of Thwaites Glacier
CLIMATE WATCH - Ted Scambos, a polar scientist with 20 trips to Antarctica under his belt, makes a living trekking across glaciers,
John Kerry’s Global Climate Fix-it Campaign
CLIMATE WATCH - “I’m absolutely convinced we will get a low-carbon, no-carbon economy at some point in time.
Climate Change Wows the Polls
CLIMATE WATCH - Australia’s federal election May 18th turned left with a new power broker named climate change.
India - Birds Drop Out of the Sky, People Die
CLIMATE WATCH - In case you have lingering doubts about the reality of human-caused global warming, hop on an airplane to parts of India or Pakistan and spend a few days.
To Tax the Rich, We Need to Debunk the Myth of Fleeing Millionaires
GUEST COMMENTARY - This November, the Massachusetts electorate will vote on a ballot initiative that will have profound consequences:
The Biomass Peril
CLIMATE WATCH - Woody biomass, or burning trees to produce renewable energy, is spreading beyond the shores of Europe, where it’s wildly popular and outpacing solar and wind.
As The Planet Warms: We Are Sacrificing Lives for Profits
CLIMATE WATCH - The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) recently dropped a bombshell announcement that should have garnered news headlines in the major global and U.S. media, but did not.
Outdoor Air Pollution: ‘Largest Existential Threat to Human and Planetary Health’
CLIMATE WATCH - Deaths from exposure to emissions from vehicles, smokestacks, and wildfires have increased by more than 50 percent this century, with poorer countries bearing the brunt of the impacts.
California Coastal Commission Unanimously Rejects Desalination Plant
DRINKABLE WATER - The California Coastal Commission tonight rejected the proposed construction of a desalination plant in Huntington Beach, sealing the controversial project’s fate after more than 20 years of debate.
World Drought Gets Worse, Cities Ration
CLIMATE WATCH - The planet is wheezing, coughing and sputtering because of vicious attacks by worldwide droughts aided and abetted by global warming at only 1.2C above baseline.
California Lawmakers Are Stonewalling Clean Energy Legislation
CLIMATE POLITICS - As energy- and climate-related legislation passes through committees in the California legislature, some lawmakers are refusing to vote on bills critical to the state’s transition from fossil fuels.