Friday, August 23, 2019

Tag: climate change

Kasich Weighs In On Climate Change, Calls For More Renewables

"I know it’s an apostasy in the Republican Party to say that. I guess that’s what I’ve always been — being able to challenge some of the status quo.”

Ford Becomes Latest Major Corporation to Dump ALEC

Ford has responded to consumer concern over its membership in ALEC - by dumping them.

Why We Need to Keep 80 Percent of Fossil Fuels in...

Life depends on it. Bill McKibben on the big changes we’ve already made in remarkably short order.

Antarctic Peaks Reveal Sea Rise Threat

A pioneering fieldwork study of mountain heights and boulders in West Antarctica supports computer predictions that global sea levels could rise steeply by 2080.

A Fitbit for Polar Bears Reveals Their Struggle to Survive

Scientists document that climate change is forcing the animals to exert more energy to find food.

Voter Asks Ben Carson: If You’re So Smart, Why Don’t You...

At his town hall meeting in Iowa City, Ben Carson was asked why he does not publicly accept climate change to which Carson replies climate science is “politicized.”

Why the Climate Movement Needs a Reboot

As the unifying force of climate denial starts to fade, the climate movement finds itself entering a new phase — one that demands a new outlook on power.

Immigration Down. Global Warming Up. What Are We Talking About?

You can understand why Republicans won't talk more about global warming. The conservative base doesn’t believe it’s real and no scientific data or pattern of extreme weather is going to convince them.

Night of the Living Dead, Climate Change-Style

This business of driving stakes through the heart of one project after another is exhausting. But at least for now, there’s really no other way to kill a zombie.

Climate Change Could Cause Power Blackouts Worldwide

Researchers find that drought and rising temperatures will reduce the water supplies that fossil fuel and nuclear power plants need to operate.

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‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.
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The 5-Step CEO pay scam

Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in 2018. That’s after an increase of 5.2 million dollars per CEO over...

Back to thoughts and prayers: Donald Trump abandons support for enhanced background checks

"It's the people that pull the trigger, it's not the gun that pulls the trigger."

California to build world’s largest bridge over a major freeway for wildlife

Hoping to prevent the extinction of mountain lions, coyotes, deer, lizards, snakes, and other species that require room to roam, Southern California...

Fascism then and now

A new book  I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and...