Source: Mother Jones EnvironmentHere’s What We Know About Global Warming and Hurricanes
Source: Mother Jones EnvironmentHurricane Harvey Is Going to Slam Into Texas and the National Flood Insurance Program Is a Mess
Source: Mother Jones EnvironmentOnce More, Trump Does Everything in His Power to Bury Science
Source: Mother Jones EnvironmentExxon Dared Critics to Prove It Misled the Public. These Researchers Just Called the Company’s Bluff.
Source: Mother Jones EnvironmentTrump Just Killed a Study Looking Into the Health Effects of Coal in Central Appalachia
Source: Mother Jones CultureTeenagers Keep Going to Town Halls and Owning Republicans and It’s Amazing
In Antarctica, scientists were stunned to find rainfall and a melt area larger than the size of Texas in 2016. (Photo: Echinophoria / Getty Images)
Edited Landsat 8 image of one of the deep blue holes in the Caribbean Sea. Once seen as too remote to harm, the deep sea is facing new pressures from mining, pollution, overfishing and more. (Photo: Stuart Rankin / Flickr)
Imagine sinking into the deepest parts of the Central Pacific Ocean, somewhere between Mexico and Hawaii. Watch as the water turns from clear to blue to dark blue to black. And then continue on for another 15,000 feet (4,600 meters) to the seafloor — roughly the distance from the peak of California’s Mount Whitney to the bottom of nearby Death Valley.
Climate change may make the rich richer and the poor poorer in the United States.
Counties in the South face a higher risk of economic downturn due to climate change than their northern counterparts, a new computer simulation predicts. Because southern counties generally host poorer populations, the new findings, reported in the June 30 Science, suggest that climate change will worsen existing wealth disparities.
After months of ditheringly close numbers, solar/wind renewables has surpassed nuclear power generation in the US.
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Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris accord sets the US economy back
The alarm that greeted President Donald Trump’s announcement that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris climate accord was an overreaction in one respect. The pace at which the world moves away from fossil fuels won’t, in fact, be greatly affected. The other countries Continue reading America Last
The next generation of solar systems has arrived. This all-in-one system actually tracks the sun soaring across the sky. Smart!
It gets even smarter, as the system Continue reading Follow the sun: Here are the first smart solar panels tracking sunlight | Pionic
In anticipation of a new piece of legislation from LA City Councilmember Paul Koretz, here is the link to “Solutions to Climate Change, based on Guy Dauncey’s “The Climate Challenge: 101 Solutions to Global Warming”
The Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s preferred climate solution, known as Carbon Fee and Dividend, is explained (with video) on their website at Carbon Fee and Dividend Policy.
Their 8th Annual Citizens’ Climate International Conference & Lobby Day begins June 11-13, 2017 in Washington, DC