CLIMATE POLITICS - The oceans of the world are undergoing a dangerous and damaging upheaval that manifests throughout scientific studies of late.
CLIMATE WATCH - Fresh U.S. government data spotlighting the rapid growth of atmospheric methane concentrations in recent years has scientists increasingly concerned that the human-caused climate crisis has triggered a vicious feedback loop, potentially resulting in unstoppable planetary warming.
CLIMATE POLITICS - Some time ago Jeremy Grantham (83), a renowned value investor who runs the $65 billion asset fund GMO, called the stock market a “super bubble.”
COMMENTARY - That was the slogan I grew up with in the early 60s but, these days, Nestlé makes neither a good neighbor nor a good corporate citizen.
ENVIRONMENT WATCH - Water that is promised in a contract but can’t be delivered is called “paper water” – shorthand for water that does not exist except in legal documents.
CLIMATE POLITICS - Environmental justice is a crucial component of the broader struggle for a sustainable, resilient, and equitable future. So is the end of the fossil fuel era; in fact, decarbonization and environmental justice go hand in hand.
CLIMATE WATCH - The planet is heating up like never before, as “ground temperatures” hit all-time records in the Northern Hemisphere as well as the Southern Hemisphere, and ocean temperatures threaten the world’s major fisheries of the Far North, which are imperiled beyond any known historical precedent. (See- The Oceans Are Overheating, January 14, 2022)
CLIMATE WATCH - A massive eruption in an undersea volcano, the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai, 40 miles north of the South Pacific island of Tongatapu on Saturday caused a low-level tsunami and flooding on the island, the most populous in the Tonga archipelago.
CLIMATE WATCH - According to the Ocean Conservancy: “From the beginning of industrialization until today, the ocean has absorbed more than 90 percent of the heat from human-caused global warming and about one-third of our carbon emissions.
CLIMATE WATCH - During the month of December 2021 two warnings of impending sea level rise were issued by highly respected groups of climate scientists.
CLIMATE POLITICS - California has cast itself as a leader in the fight against climate change and global warming.
ENVIRONMENT WATCH - Bright Green Lies (Monkfish Book Publishing, 2021) grumbles and growls like a rambunctious thunderstorm on an early spring day opening up darkened clouds of acid rain across the world of environmentalism, including celebrated personalities.