Source: Mother Jones EnvironmentHere’s What We Know About Global Warming and Hurricanes
Source: Mother Jones EnvironmentThis Should Obvious But Just in Case: Hurricanes and Oil Country Are a Recipe for Disaster
Source: Mother Jones EnvironmentHurricane Harvey Is Something We’ve Never Seen Before
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 CultureOf Course Donald Trump Looked Directly Into the Eclipse
Source: Mother Jones EnvironmentThis Is How People Reacted to Eclipses in the Past. (Spoiler: They Went C R A Z Y.)
Source: Mother Jones EnvironmentThe West Is in the Middle of the Worst Flash Drought in Recent Memory
Source: Mother Jones EnvironmentTurn to the Volcanoes. They Are Our Electric Future.
Hoverboards and certain cell phones powered by lithium-ion batteries occasionally go up in flames. Scientists now have a new plan for squelching these fires before they flare out of control: incorporating a flame retardant in the battery that’s released if temperatures get too toasty.
Everybody wants more juice from their batteries. Smartphones and laptops always need recharging. Electric car drivers must carefully plan their routes to avoid being stranded far from a charging station. Anyone who struggles with a tangle of chargers every night would prefer a battery that can last for weeks or months.
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.
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”